Rich, moisture-retentive soil with plenty of compost dug in.
Tolerates frost, but is injured by hard freezes.
Feed monthly with a liquid organic fertilizer.
Lettuce, Spinach and Peas.
Single Plants: 1′ 1″ (35cm) each way (minimum)
Rows: 11″ (30cm) with 1′ 3″ (40cm) row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow seeds 6 inches apart and one-fourth inch deep. Thin to proper spacing when the plants are about one month old.
Mulch to keep the soil cool and moist.
Young leaves can be used to season cooked dishes. Dig the roots after the weather cools in the fall.
Large, stately plants are easy to grow.