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Leaving the Nest

March 7th, 2016

The little lettuce seedlings I planted in the low tunnel last week are doing great, they survived those single digit nights with flying colors. Since they did so well, I started hardening off two flats of greens that are ready to go into the tunnel and into the potager.
hardening off lettuce seedlings (1)
It’s nice that the weather is finally decent enough for these guys to leave the nest, I’ve got more flats that need to be seeded and put under the lights. In a few weeks these lettuces will be ready to harvest and eat, gotta love having homegrown goodness on my plant in mid-March in Maine!

What are you doing in the garden this week?

One Comment to “Leaving the Nest”
  1. Hilary Mank on March 7, 2016 at 7:52 am

    Great to see so many others with a passion for season extension! We are enjoying some lovely greens planted last fall.

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