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Posted on 28 May 2008 by

Salad Time

By Cindy Naas

My favorite thing about growing my own vegetables is the amazing salads I can make.

Salad season is my favourite time of the year. Mine starts out with the early lettuces and spinach and keeps right on through till the last chard and arugula have been eaten in the fall.

Here are some good bets for growing your best salads ever.


One of the easiest ways for an urban gardener to grow fresh salads is to plant mesclun, a mix of various lettuces, greens and herbs. This is easily grown in containers if you don’t have the room for narrow rows. I plant several long planting boxes with mesclun seed mix.

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