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ROCKET

Something of a standard addition to salads these days, rocket has a unique flavour. We show how easy it is to cultivate, whether growing it in the open ground or in containers

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GROWING IN POTS

Like other salad leaf plants, rocket can be grown in a range of containers. You can even plant rocket in the compost left in growing bags at the end of the tomato season, but they can also be grown in pots or window boxes to make an attractive, leafy display. Ensure the compost is 10cm (4in) deep and don’t let it dry out as this may well cause your plants to bolt.

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Kitchen Garden is Britain's best guide to growing your own. It offers advice from the finest minds in gardening to make sure you get the tastiest produce from your plot.