Lettuce lattice….trying saying that 3 times fast! Okay, I just did. It’s not actually very difficult. 🙂
Even less difficult is using scrap lattice in your garden. This is a very simple idea I found to help protect your lettuce (and other more heat-sensitive veggies and herbs) from extreme sun. Filtering the sunlight a bit will prevent lettuce from quickly going to seed and becoming bitter. If you know of anyone getting rid of some lattice board, try this; or even purchase some, it’s relatively inexpensive!
Here’s another example, using white plastic lattice (the white will reflect more sunlight):