HOW TO GROW ED­I­BLE PLANTS IN A TINY GAR­DEN

ELLE Decoration (UK) - - Escape | Gardening -

There’s a plant to suit the small­est of plots. Here’s Men­del­son’s top picks

One pot Grow gar­lic chives and Mizuna. The chives are long-lived and de­li­cious; the Mizuna, a Ja­panese leaf, will save you a for­tune in salad bags.

Win­dow box Buy a cou­ple of ‘Sun­gold’ tomato plants. Ev­ery­one loves the taste, even Nigel Slater.

Nar­row gar­den Go for height with ‘Cosse Vi­o­lette’ beans. Soon you’ll have a trem­bling tower of pur­ple beans and a hum of happy bees.

Tiny yard Plant wild straw­ber­ries – the world’s most de­li­cious ground cover – and sow a few cour­gette seeds.

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