Tip of the Day — Sept. 12

September is the month to plant lettuce. Easiest to grow are leaf lettuces, hardest are head lettuces. Semi-heading types, like romaine, fall in the middle. LSU AgCenter recommends: leaf type, New Red Fire, Red Salad Bowl, Nevada, Sierra, New Red Sails, Salad Bowl, Tango, Grand Rapids; romaine type, Cimarron Red, Cuore, Flashy Trout Back, Green Towers, Parris Island Cos, Red Eye, Tall Guzmaine Elite; heading types, Buttercrunch, Esmeralda, Great Lakes, Ithaca, Maverick.

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