[Market-farming] lettuce transplants

David Inglis mhcsa at bcn.net
Mon May 12 15:07:17 EDT 2003

If they sprouted from seed this Spring they will be ok but if they are
over wintered plants they will more than likely bolt[ set seed ] when
still small. Better offer a money back guarantee.
David Inglis
Mahaiwe Harvest C.S.A.

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:market-farming-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf 
> Of Penny Trinca
> Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2003 11:04 PM
> To: market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: [Market-farming] lettuce transplants
> Hi Guys, Our Farmers' Market started up this week. A customer 
> asked me for 
> something and it was so cleaver that I thought I'd write and 
> share it with y'all. I started several lettuce plants, basil, 
> mustard, spinach, bull's blood beet in square peat flats. I 
> meant for them to be large and beautiful for mother's day 
> gifts. They worked out o.k., but a woman asked me for just 
> the individual lettuce starts so she could make her own or 
> plant them at her garden. Well, I'd just planted out all the 
> lettuce I'd started. But, I had lots of volunteer lettuces in 
> my garden that had sprouted up when I'd let some go to seed. 
> I was going to till them in or weed them out but instead I 
> just transplanted them into pots and I'll sell them all to 
> her next week :) Yipee! Penny
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