You don’t have to have acres of land in order to grow a lot of food. Urban gardeners across the globe are embracing the idea of small gardens. By growing abundantly in raised beds, transforming lawns into vegetable gardens, and growing food in the front yard, they’re harvesting food for their families.

Small gardens are a great option for those with limited space, limited time, and limited mobility.

Growing Lettuce in Containers to Eliminate Pest Damage

Tender green lettuce leaves are very susceptible to damage from slugs and snails. They’re also a favorite of pests like rabbits and deer, though admittedly those are not a problem for me here. To combat the damage from snails and slugs, try planting lettuce in containers up off the ground.