Bag planting: To make gardening quick and easy, plant lettuce (and other seeds) right in a potting soil bag that has a section cut out of the side. The mini garden can be transported easily from the hoop house to the garden and back if frost threatens.
Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Learn the basics of planting a garden, from planning out and designing the garden space to choosing the best vegetables to grow in your area. Gardening advice from The Old Farmer's Almanac.
Lettuce can be grown in any sunny location, and in just about any type of situation. In addition to the conventional garden, lettuce grows well in all types of planters, and can be intermixed in annual flower beds for a variety of color and textures.