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'Land Cress'

Top 10 vegetables to grow over winter

…'cut and come again' mixes such as 'The Good Life Mix' under cover for harvesting throughout the winter months. Plant rows of Lambs Lettuce, Land Cress and Mustard alongside to add a spicy, peppery flavour to your winter salads. For tasty, crisp heads of Lettuce you can also try Lettuce 'Winter…

What to sow and grow in August

…is ready to eat! * • Swiss Chard can be sown in drills now for autumn 'baby leaves' or to over-winter for a spring crop. * • Sow land cress outdoors now to liven up your salads this autumn and winter. * • Corn Salad is a fully hardy crop which can be sown outdoors now for cropping…

What to sow and grow in July

…• Sow fast-growing herbs such as coriander, dill, and parsley directly into the ground or into containers. * • Sow hardy corn salad and land cress directly into drills for crops throughout autumn and winter. * • Direct sow Endive for a tasty autumn crop. * • Make more sowings of…

Salad Leaves - a lot to be desired

…produce a cuttable crop in days. If to be grown with mustard seed, sprinkle the cress seeds on the growing medium three days before the mustard and they will then both be ready at the same time. Much commercial salad cress sold today is in fact grown from seed of salad rape (Brassica napus) which…

What to sow and grow in November

…under glass, protected by cloches or on a bright window sill indoors. Choose types that won't require extra heat such as Winter Gem, winter land cress, purslane, and corn salad. * • Sow pots of herbs in a heated greenhouse or on a bright windowsill indoors. Try basil, dill, chives and parsley.…

What to do in the garden in December

…brassicas with netting to protect them from pigeons. * • Keep fleece to hand to protect hardy salad crops such as Lettuce 'Winter Gem', winter land cress, purslane, and corn salad on cold nights. * • Protect any remaining celery plants left in the soil by covering with straw or fleece. *…