Vitamins in winter: fresh garden cress

Nutrition professionals recommend eating fresh fruits and vegetables especially in winter months. Garden cress is an important source of vitamins C, B1, B6, E and A as well as minerals iron, folic acid and calcium. Garden cress improves your digestion, sleeps disorder, stimulates appetite, helps to increase the hemoglobin level, and boosts your immune system.

Garden cress is a fast-growing plant and can be grown all the year around on a windowsill. Garden cress can be added to soups, sandwiches and salads.

How to grow Garden cress on the windowsill?

You will need:

  1. Garden cress seeds
  2. Moist paper towel or facial tissue
  3. Water

Sprinkle daily. Garden cress prefers moisture. In 6-8 days, the plant can be carefully cut with scissors. It makes an excellent addition to salads and sandwiches.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tip: Children like gardening. Garden cress germinates very quickly. It can be a great growing project for young children.

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