Living Lettuce

It’s now common to be able to buy live herbs like parsley, basil and thyme in pots with your regular food shopping, but I haven’t come across living lettuce before.

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This tray of red and green baby leaf lettuce currently lives on the kitchen table near the window.  I’ve been happily munching on its leaves, it’s a great accompaniment to higher calorie, less nutritional food.

If I was properly organised I’d grow some from seed in a pot myself at a fraction of the cost.  Until I get round to doing that though,  it’s good to have the easy option of shop-bought, freshly picked salad to go with a plastic, microwaved meal.

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