Tag Archive: Lettuce

Friday Feature: Large Scale Lettuce Production on Muck Soil near Belle Glade

This week’s featured video was produced by Erin Freel to promote TKM Bengard Farms, Belle Glade.  This video highlights the four generations of the Basor family that produces 15 different types of lettuce and other produce in the rich, fertile muck soils just north of the Everglades.  This video highlights large scale vegetable production with …

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Invasive Species of the Day Series (March 7th): Chinaberry & Water Lettuce

National Invasive Species Awareness Week: March 3rd – March 8th March 7th: Chinaberry (Melia azedarach) & Water Lettuce (Pistia stratiotes): Photo by University of Florida IFAS Chinaberry: The Chinaberry tree has been around so long, you’d think it was a native instead of an invasive exotic plant. Introduced to America in the late 1700’s, the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/07/invasive-species-of-the-day-series-march-7th-chinaberry-water-lettuce/

Grow A Salad This Winter; Lettuce Easy To Grow, Delicious

Cool days and chilly nights are just the kind of weather lettuce enjoys. Lettuce is a vegetable that is extremely easy to grow, delicious and so attractive that any gardener – whether you have a vegetable garden, flower garden or even a garden in containers on a balcony – should include it in the garden. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://gulf.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/01/24/grow-a-salad-this-winter-lettuce-easy-to-grow-delicious/