How to grow salad leaves in a pot

Monty gives tips on growing salad leaves in a container, sowing seeds of cut-and-come again lettuce 'Salad Bowl' in in this short video.

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However short on space you are, or even if you don’t have a garden at all, you can still grow a pot of fresh, delicious salad leaves. It’s quick, easy, cheap and ideal for a doorstep, patio, balcony or windowsill. Monty shows you how to choose a suitable container and compost, then sow the seeds of the cut-and-come-again lettuce ‘Salad Bowl’ in this short video guide.