Indoor lettuce?

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  1. bunkie

    bunkie Young Pine

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    celery works great! :D

    in fact, one can keep a celery plant in a container going from the garden all winter long, and use it like an herb is soups and stews, too.

    i also freeze my celery in big chunks for cooking later.

    drissel and kk, i think the Romaine's an excellent idea!
     
  2. bunkie

    bunkie Young Pine

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    here's a pics of the bok choi stub i grew...it's still tasty!

    pak choi end...
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  3. KK Ng

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    Bunkie you can really do wonders!!! :-D
    Celery .... hmm maybe I should try that too!!! :) My wife got some romaine I think in the fridge and I had told her to save the stalks for me to try and regenerate them :D Just can't wait to eat them to get at the stalks .... hehee!!!!
     
  4. KK Ng

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    Today we had romaine lettuce for lunch :D and guess what I did with the stalks?? Once my wife remove the leaves from the stalk I immediately cut about an inch off the bottom of the stalk and immerse them in cold water. Maybe I should put paper towels for the stalk to sit on instead of direct contact with the container .... hmmmm. This time since the weather is more reasonable now I decided to leave them on the window sill inside the house. Really hope that they would grow. :D

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    Romaine Lettuce Stalks ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
     



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  5. bunkie

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    kk, looking good, but i would totally cut the top leaves off at the stem. in a couple days leaves will come up from the center, like it looks now.
     
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    Thanks for the tip Bunkie, I will do that right now :)
     
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    great kk! keep the pics coming!
     
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    fish_4_all In Flower

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    Well i had to try my hand at this so I took one and have it in water now. We will see how it does. Really like the idea of growing my own indoors because I hate buying it. Will have to try and find room for a couple pots of it.
     
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    I just planted lettuce in a plastic box an set it on the porch , in zone 5. It has begun to germinate.
    Rats snowed today.

    b
     
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    It's the green that keeps on giving! Bunkie, I'm trying to imagine a celery growing... sometime if you have a pic, I'd love to see it. KK -- you have a whole lettuce bed there. Love it!
     
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    3 out of the 5 survived and had them in the ground, I mean in the pot now. :-D The weather had done a 360°turn around and it is getting really hot!!! Wanted to move the pot to a cooler place but was afraid my back might give up due to very old permanent accident damaged. :'( Anyway trying to keep it cool by shading it. :) Will get some pics and post it later.
     
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    The remaining 3 surviving romaine. This pic was taken early this morning and I forgot to shade them from the noon sun today. They are still alive even though today is a real freaking hot day. I guess I don't have to shade them further ...... I hope!! :)

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    Romine from Stalk ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )
     
  13. bunkie

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    great pics kk! good job!
     
  14. KK Ng

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    The final result of the Romaine Lettuce that I regenerated from the stalks. Out of 5 only one survived.

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    Romaine Lettuce ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )

    It does not look like a romaine :-? ... I think maybe it had mutated!! There is a branch!! :?:

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    Romaine Lettuce ( photo / image / picture from KK Ng's Garden )

    Do you think it is edible?
     
  15. bunkie

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    wow kk! great pics. how do the leaves taste? maybe if you ate a couple, it would fatten up?! :D
     

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