Saturday, May 31, 2008

Potted Lettuce

This is going to be my new patio table centerpiece. It will soon be filled with lettuce from the seeds that I sowed in a shallow terracotta pot I had sitting in the basement. The patio table is white and I think the contrast of the terracotta pot and the mix of lettuce leaves is gonna be great!

Anybody else have an interesting edible centerpiece?

5 comments:

  1. Heather's GardenMay 31, 2008 at 8:24 PM

    My containers of lettuce are in a prominent position on my patio, but not the centerpiece on my tables because they both have umbrellas. Great idea though, Gina.

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  2. That's a marvelous idea! I'd love to do something like that outside on my picnic table but last time I put any type of plant out there our lab promptly knocked it off the table and demolished it.

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  3. That will be a really pretty centerpiece. My patio table is in the shade so no edibles there. But I'd like to see your lettuce once it "grows up". It's such a nice, fresh looking plant.

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  4. my lettuce was beautiful one day and the next day GONE!!! it got so hot so quickly, it couldn't handle it.. Good luck with yours.

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  5. lettuce is the only vegetable i know that is not so choosy in the kind of soil you will use to raise them up for as long as they will sprout and live. i am sure that your lettuce in that pot will grow absolutely perfect.

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