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LETTUCE with a history

Lettuce is not just a green leafy ball – it comes in an array of colours, forms and the older varieties have some interesting names, as heritage veg enthusiast Rob Smith explains

HERITAGE LETTUCE

One of the most common vegetables, especially in the summer, has to be lettuce. In the supermarket we can buy an array of lettuce products, from fresh ‘cut-and-come-again’ tray lettuce to a cellophane wrapped iceberg, and many more in between. In our health conscious times we are steadily eating kilos more lettuce, year after year.

We know lettuce has been around for a while, both the Egyptians and Romans were fans, but not always for the reasons you would think.

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This month - Keep fresh, harvest and storage tips plus grow grapes and soya beans. Wow factor - Try globe artichokes and cardoons. Feeling drained? Share the highs (and lows!) of gutter gardening. Herbal treats - make a handy herb box and visit a grower's paradise. Fun with fungi - a beginners guide. Plus pruning for fruit, cash savers, feed your soil the organic way and fantastic exclusive videos in our custon iPad edition.