Essential for egg-and-cress sandwiches! Great as an easy first gardening project for children. Heaps of seeds for year-round sowing and harvesting - sow into compost or on a wet paper towel on the kitchen counter.
Cress - Lepidium sativum DESCRIPTION: Small leafy salad microgreen with a mild peppery tangs. PLANTING: Sow direct or in containers onto a thin layer of compost, or even moist paper towel, blotting paper, or cotton wool pads. Cover with paper until the seeds germinate. Easy as to grow - a great children's first gardening project. CARE: Keep moist through germination and while growing. Water regularly through the growing period. Harvest in just a week or two from sowing. Sow monthly all year round to ensure continuous fresh supply of leaves