Lettuce is an excellent source of vitamin-A, K & C, minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium etc. Lettuce is an annual and belongs to family composite. The leaves and heads are used as salad. There are about 150 varieties, of which only about 20 are important.
Celery is a well-known herb, mainly used as a vegetable. It is used in salads hot dishes. An infusion of celery leaves applied with cotton wool makes an excellent cleanser for oily skin. Celery leaves is an excellent compost maker because it break down the compost rapidly. It is a good source of potassium, natural antioxidant (Vitamin-C), folate and mineral salts it cure anxiety, insomnia and arthritis. It can be grown easily as a potherb in the home-gardens for its flavourful leaves, shoots, roots, and seeds.
Ridge gourd is a good source of cellulose which helps to control constipation so, is good for stomach. It purifies the blood and cure piles.
Sweet peas are cool season fragrant flower plant and easy to grow and requires less maintenance. Flowers are in various colours of red, pink, yellow, blue, purple and white and are suitable for an annual border, hanging basket and a trellis or arch.
Cluster bean contains calcium and phosphorous which help to strengthen the bones. Rich source of protein consumed as a vegetable or powder form.
Fenugreek is a strong aromatic used as spice. Leaves are good source of magnesium, iron; calcium etc. Green leaves are used to make, vegetable, saag, starters, curries, etc. Dried leaves called Kasoori Methi. Kasoori methi is used in curries to enhance the flavour. Seeds are used as a spice and used in pickles and also in stuffed. Fenugreek also has medicinal properties and even as an herbal beauty ingredient