How to Grow Lettuce from Seed in Your Vegetable Garden

Lettuce is a great, easy to grow crop for the garden. It’s suitable for almost all areas, and can be easily grown from seed.

There are different methods you can use, but this guide will show you the best way to start and grow lettuce seeds at home.

How Far Apart to Plant Lettuce

Head lettuce will need a final spacing of about 8-10 inches per head.

There aren’t too many pests when it comes to lettuce. Aphids, slugs, rabbits, and deer are about it.

Lettuce Pests

As your lettuce seedling are growing, you will need to make sure the soil is kept evenly moist at all times.

How to Water Lettuce

Lettuce is best harvested when it is still young and tender. The flavor will be much more mild and sweet, and not at all bitter.

How and When to Harvest Lettuce

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