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Lettuce Get Started with Seeds in the Garden

  All types of lettuce (romaine, butterhead, leaf, and head) all grow well in Louisiana. Purchase fresh seeds and the gear needed to plant them here. Seeds should be planted a one-eighth of an inch deep or less. Many varieties of lettuce...

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Fruits and Vegetables That Grow in the Shade

Fruits and Vegetables That Grow in the Shade Though most vegetable plants require full sun (6+ hours a day) to produce the fresh foods we love, some vegetables and fruits can grow in partial shade. Many are plants grown for edible parts that...

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Louisiana: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Starting to plan the fall veggie garden? Or already elbows deep in it? Have you seen this handy informational sheet on planting and harvest dates from the Urban Farmer? This is a good guide to the last and first frost dates throughout the state,...

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