Friday, May 20, 2011

Outdoor lettuce is looking good!

This outdoor lettuce isn't part of my recirculating aquaponics system, but I occasionally fertilize it with water from the fish tank, so I'll indulge it for a post.

Mixed varieties of leaf lettuce:

A row of Black-Seeded Simpson lettuce:

An Oak Leaf lettuce plant:

Buttercrunch is my favorite. It forms a loose head that resembles a giant dark green rose (here's a better pic from an earlier post):

Here's some Outredgeous Romaine:

This is some type of red Bibb lettuce. I'm not sure what its name is, but tonight I think I'll call it dinner:

A patch along the back end of the tunnel:

And some spinach for good measure: