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Posted on 11 July 2008 by

Growing Gifts: A Salad

By Cindy Haas

A friend has begun making small themed gardens in planter boxes as gifts, and I was lucky enough to see one recently.

It was pretty and very much appreciated by its recipient.

The one I saw was a salad garden, and a planter box which was 2 feet by 8 inches wide grows enough lettuces to make a salad for two at least twice a week. Here’s what you’ll need to make your own salad garden in a box:

  • an oblong planter box- the ones I have are plastic
  • a mixture of potting soil and manure
  • a combination of several or all of the following seeds: Read the rest of this entry »

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