Gardeners can select from many types of lettuces that are easy to grow, highly productive in a small space, and virtually disease and pest free. Lettuce is one of the more “care-free” crops. There are a few key principles though that should always be kept in mind. What Need for Lettuce Gardening? For good lettuce production, it’s wise to select a place where the soil drains well, yet retains some moisture. The soil should be…

Controlling weeds is one of the important tasks in gardening. Surveys conducted in the USA have shown that weed management is the most difficult task for organic growers. Dealing with weeds on the typical small farm where “kill and cure” chemical herbicides are used can still be a real challenge, especially in the wet season. Small garden owners do not have the facility of chemical herbicides and, for many, managing weeds is as much an…

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