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Name: Rickey Frank
Fredonia N.Y.
Jan 29, 2017 2:33 PM CST
I have started 2 plant items in containers. How deep would each container have 2 b 4 these 2 items?
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
Jan 29, 2017 2:47 PM CST
Chard... Likes to be crouded. Head lettuce no. At least a 12 x 12 inch pot.
Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Jan 30, 2017 3:09 PM CST
Welcome to NGA, Rickey ( @icabig ).

I don't think either requires a very deep container, though; I grow both lettuce and chard in flowerbox planters that sit on a deck railing (or, in my case, on top of the fence around my garden Smiling )
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