Corn Salad Cavallo keeps on producing a mass of fresh flavoured, deep green 'lamb's lettuce' leaves. A late summer sowing will guarantee winter salads.
Thin out when large enough to handle to 10cm (4in) apart.
A quick growing, dual purpose annual herb that is grown for its seeds or fresh young leaves. Coriander seeds are delicious in cakes, and when crushed add an orangey flavour to meat dishes. The young leaves of coriander (often called 'Cilantro') can be finely chopped and added to curies, sauces, chutneys and salads. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 25cm (10”).
With good pest and disease resistance Parsley ‘Italian Giant’ or 'Prezzemolo Gigante d'Italia' makes an excellent choice for the organic gardener. This flat-leaved parsley has intensive flavours that are ideal for flavouring soups and sauces. Try growing parsley indoors on a bright kitchen windowsill, where this hardy biennial makes a fine windowsill herb. Height and spread: 45cm (18”).