I'm a novice gardener and my lettuce has bolted. Do I have to remove the entire plant from the ground or can I just cut it down to the ground so it can regrow?
I planted a batch of "zesty blend" lettuce seeds. They seem to be doing fine, but suddenly they started flowering: Have they bolted? They look healthy otherwise. Still edible?
This question reminds us that lettuces don't like too much hot weather. To look after my lettuce crop and guard against bolting might it be worth covering the lettuce with, say, layers of damp ...