Mountain Transitions

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Mountain Transitions

Lettuce chilled under ice… One leaf lettuce plant in the photographer’s garden, a black-seeded Simpson type, performed exceptionally well during the past summer. This single plant provided ample lettuce from early May into August. It was allowed to bloom in order to save the seeds. Ice formed thickly on the flowers during a recent night of freezes because a sprinkler was left running. Flowers and developing seeds were unharmed by the ice and cold.

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