More tips about lettuce, let some plants to bolt into flower. Then save the seeds for your next planting. I always do especially the ones I have right now is not available anymore in the catalogs. My old friend ordered it from Parks Seed, but they do not have it anymore. The variety is called “Atoll”. It’s a leafy type but heading beautifully. It’s so crispy and sweet.
When the flowers are spent, you may want to cover them with a cheesecloth so the birds would not be able to nibble on them.