Vegetables That Grow Well in Shade: "By far, the safest bet for a shady spot in the garden is a leafy green such as lettuce (Lactuca sativa), arugula (Eruca sativa), collards (Brassica oleracea var. acephala), kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) , mustard (Brassica juncea), spinach (Spinacea oleracea) and Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris)."
Rocket Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket Rocket can be used raw in salads or cooked lightly when it makes a delicious spinach substitute. Late summer sowings of Rocket will carry on cropping into the winter if the plants are protected by cloches. Sowing Months:April, May, June, July, August, September, October Position:sun or semi shade