Radishes add a delicious crunch to salads, are a great snack on their own dipped in salt and, for the more adventurous, the hotter winter varieties make a great addition to stews and can even be pickled.
The summer varieties come in a bewildering range of colours (red is the most common but white, purple, yellow and even black varieties are available) and can be mild to really quite hot, the winter varieties tend to be white and are generally hotter
Because they are so quick to grow - 4 weeks from sowing to harvest - they are an ideal child's plot crop. Get them to draw picture or their initial in a seed bed then sow the seeds along the lines.
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