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There’s loads of choice, depending on what you like and how much space you have.  Salad leaves (mixed baby leaves) are quick and easy, and a few radish too. If you can build a fairly deep bed, say 10-12″ or 25-30 cms, then I love to grow carrots. You can sow them fairly close in a raised bed and get lots in a small area.  There are compact types of courgette plants (Zuchini) if you like them, although probably not the best use of space. You could try mange tout peas, or maybe french beans which can produce a good crop from a few plants. 1 or 2 small bush tomatoes in large pots or tubs. Have a look at seeds and try whatever you fancy :)