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Post  boffer 1/13/2014, 5:05 pm

Bok Choy looking for some light.  In this case, two F5 standard bulbs.  
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I suppose I should rotate the pots everyday so the plants bend back the other way.
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There's been no heat damage on this lettuce growing under an old T12 horseshoe shaped bulb.
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After harvesting a few meals.
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Post  littlejo 1/13/2014, 6:50 pm

Boffer, I just love your lettuce. Did you grow this to eat over the winter?
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Post  boffer 1/13/2014, 9:38 pm

This is one of the pots that I started in the fall in the greenhouse in hopes of getting it to over-winter there. I chickened out in December during a cold spell, and brought the lettuce and spinach indoors.

But I have been experimenting with some winter indoor growing of lettuce, spinach, and chard. The cost of electricity makes it about a break-even harvest, but it helps keep cabin fever at bay!
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Post  Nonna.PapaVino 1/13/2014, 10:23 pm

Boffer, I saw relatively small bunches of common curly kale at the local Safeway for $3.99 a bunch.  Didn't appear a bargain to my mind, but a real reason to grow kale under lights!  Nonna
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