Listen: Batavia, Germany, Three Weeks discussed on A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach
"Most lettuce varieties even up here will survive in unheeded hoop house during the winter with with two layers of row cover interesting though, we don't think about lettuce as being super super hardy. But it's it's remarkably hardy now some varieties will grow more quickly in the spring. When things finally do start warming up, whereas others to sort of their stuck and maybe three weeks later they'll start crawling. So you see varietal differences in the growth rate in the spring, but in terms of winter survival we've done a lot of trials, and yes, there are some some differences, but markedly many varieties survive, just fine. No. If you're in a place where it's too cold consider that role. Cover can can really help. Okay. Okay. The tricky thing is being in a place where it's too hot. Because. Let us doesn't like so the variety differences Batavia types are really helpful starring them indoors making sure that the seed gets a cool place to Germany, those all really help, you know, heat stress is countered a little bit by moisture those there's water that can help keep the roots. Cool. You know, you can plant it in shadier part. Let's say you're in a really warm place, or it's the time of year August or."