A little known but very useful salad plant, Rocket can be used raw in salads or cooked lightly when it makes a delicious spinach substitute. Late summer sowings of Rocket will carry on cropping into the winter if the plants are protected by cloches.
HOW TO SOW:Sow seeds from April to July in any good fertile, well drained soil. Sow seeds thinly 6mm (0.25in) deep in drills spaced 45-60cm (18-24in) apart. When the seedlings are large enough to handle thin out to 23-30cm (9-12in) apart.