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  1. 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 ...

  2. Chicory

    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...

  3. Lettuce

    Soil for planting lettuce needs to be neutral - alkaline, with adequate organic matter, and kept moist throughout the life of the crop. Choo...

  4. Thyme

    Culinary uses - Fresh or dried leaves and flowering tops of thyme are used to flavour soups, fish, meat, sausages, marinades, vinegar, stuff...

  5. Sage

    Culinary uses - Leaves are traditionally used to flavour meat dishes, especially pork, liver, goose, soups, stews, sauces and sausages. It’s...

  6. Oregano

    Culinary uses - In Italian, Greek and Mexican cooking, oregano is often used dried in dishes with other strongly-flavoured ingredients like ...

  7. Parsley

    Culinary uses - Parsley leaves are widely used as a garnish and to flavour sauces, butter, dressings, stuffings and savoury dishes....

  8. Basil

    Culinary uses - As you’d expect from one of the most popular herbs in Italian cuisine, basil makes a natural partner for tomato dishes, and ...

  9. Mint

    Culinary uses - Leaves are widely used in flavouring, with peas and potatoes, and for making mint sauce and jelly to accompany lamb - also a...

  10. Fennel

    Culinary uses - Leaves are eaten in salads and as a garnish and flavouring, especially with olives and fish dishes. Fennel leaf bases are ea...

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