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gerrycabc

I put a layer of mulch around the lettuce. It sure helps to keep the leaves clean, avoiding dirt splash when it rains.

   
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jmpjmp

I have used gro-boxes for quite a few years. They work really well on our patio.

   
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studioliz

Regarding (tbear2) cleaning:

Just fill the sink with water and completely drown the lettuce. The slugs and bugs just float away. Then you can shake off the leaves or place your harvest into a salad spinner. My worst enemy ever was an infestation of pincer bugs. They're nasty and burrow down into the bunches of lettuce, but the drowning method worked for them, too.

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