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Succession

The rules of or process by which a person goes about filling a role previously held by another person. In estates, succession determines who owns the property of the decedent, with everything going to the next of kin in the absence of a will. In business, succession is the process by which one employee, especially a major executive like the CEO, is replaced by another person. In determining succession, a board of directors ought to exercise caution to ensure that an executive is not only competent, but also does not bring any conflicts of interest to the company.
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It has fresh, light green foliage and white flowers which open successionally throughout the summer.
8 Annual/biennial herbs: herbs such as basil, parsley, caraway and coriander will need sowing successionally throughout the spring and summer and so are better suited to pot culture than other herbs.
The flowers don't last long but are produced successionally so the plants look colourful for many weeks, often well into September.
Spring tends to be busiest although, if you are growing successionally there will be veg to sow and transplant all season.
2 Windowsill salads - treat yourself to a packet of mustard and cress seed and sow some in a shallow saucer on damp tissue paper - place the saucer on a bright windowsill and you will be harvesting and eating fresh salads within two weeks - sow new ones successionally during the winter for a regular supply.