- Leafy salads
Spinach & beet leaf
These crops require some soil preparation in order to perform well, with ground that’s rich and contain plenty of organic matter. Apply well...
Summer and autumn-sown crops of endive need a sunny spot with good soil, but a semi-shaded site is equally suitable for spring-grown endive....
This tangy salad crop likes cool conditions in fertile, moisture-retentive soil, and it makes a great cut-and-come-again option for your kit...
Corn salad (Lambs lettuce)
Corn salad will grow happily in nearly all garden soils and situations, so it’s very useful as a winter salad, or as an undercrop for other ...
Chicory isn’t fussy about soil type, but it does require a sunny spot. Dig the soil in autumn or winter, and incorporate compost if the soil...
Soil for planting lettuce needs to be neutral - alkaline, with adequate organic matter, and kept moist throughout the life of the crop. Choo...