With dozens of leafy, salad vegetable varieties to choose from, the right selection means the difference between success and disappointment. Use this guide to determine what lettuce, spinach and arugula will suit you best.
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This cos lettuce is familiar from the supermarket shelves, but is even crisper and sweeter if you grow it yourself. Its diminutive size makes it perfect for small gardens, and it is one of the fastest-cropping cos types.
Sow: Early spring to midsummer
Harvest: Late spring to early fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun, partial or dappled shade
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