Sow Japanese and Chinese salad leaves for winter

In this video clip, Monty Don demonstrates how to sow delicious Japanese salad leaves - mizuna and mibuna - plus Chinese mustard and rocket for crops in autumn and winter.

Discover how easy it is to grow a selection of Japanese leaves  – mizuna, mibuna - plus Chinese mustard and rocket. These can be used as salad leaves or can be cooked, and will crop from autumn into winter if sown from August to October. In this short video clip from Gardeners' World, Monty Don explains what type of compost to use and how to sow the seeds, either broadcasting into seed trays or individually in module trays. 

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