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How to Grow a Watercress Container Garden

Garnish your food with tasty, shiny watercress leaves — or make a yummy salad with watercress as the main attraction.

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4. Trim the watercress.

4. Snip the top shoots off with a pair of scissors. At this time the watercress will be 6-20 inches (15-50 cm) tall. When you cut it, the plants will regrow quickly and become bushier. Always wash watercress well before eating it.

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Excerpted from Ready, Set, Grow! by DK Books

2010

Dorling Kindersley

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