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Paisley Plant of the Week: Tom Thumb and Little Gem

Paisley Plant of the Week: Tom Thumb and Little Gem

The Paisley plant of the week is really two plants. They are very similar and grown almost identically. They are quick to grow, headache free and super fun to grow (and eat)!

So, with out further ado…let us speak of lettuce.

Tom Thumb Lettuce

Tom Thumb and Little Gem to be exact.

These tiny four inch heads of perfectly formed verdant feathers of tasty salad fixin’s are just too easy and cute not to try.

The seeds are tee wincey (technical term for extremely small) so care should be used when it’s time to sow. Make nice straight rows and space 6 inches apart. Barely cover and keep moist. In no time your little guys will be peeking up at you, two blinks after that, you’ll be enjoying a delicious salad.

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