All leafy green vegetables contain quantities of vitamin C and lettuce is no exception. Picking it fresh is even better! Lettuce also contains vitamin A and folate, some varieties may have mild sedative properties. Cos lettuce tends to have a higher vitamin content than other varieties.

Lettuce is known to have been cultivated for thousands of years. There are many different varieties of modern lettuce, including the ‘cut-and-come-again’ types. These grow like small leafy bushes and can be cut every couple of days throughout the growing season. There are also various red tinged and curly leaf varieties that pretty up any meal.

Iceberg Lettuce with Fruit & Nuts
Stunning salad centre-piece recipe looks so refreshing and delicious. I’m definitely going to try this one 🙂Iceberg Lettuce with Fruit & Nuts

You could even try growing some lettuce on a windowsill. This growing guide will help you get the most from your plants.



How to Grow Lettuce (updated edition)

Download from your favourite retailer on our Mini Guides page

Happy Gardening!

Linda x

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