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Four fast-growing shoots and leaves to enjoy
Plant your pea seed about 1cm (¼in) apart, cover with more compost and water well. Harvest in a few weeks and use in salads.
A lovely colour on the windowsill. Use in pasta dishes and pizzas. Sow lightly and cover with a thin compost layer. Harvest in three weeks.
Beansprout-like with punchy sweetness. Sow seed close together and cover with compost. Put in a dark place to sprout, then uncover.
Oriental salad leaves
Sow thinly on already moist soil and cover. Harvest some leaves after three weeks, continuing three or four times, discard and sow again.