It’s been said that cauliflowers can be tricky to grow. But if you love cauliflowers there’s no reason why you can’t grow your own, you just need the right conditions. And they’ll taste better than anything you find in the shops.
The humble potato helped create farming as we know it today. Its arrival from Peru to northern Europe in the late 1500s staved off famine, introduced an agricultural revolution and the use of fertiliser and insecticides in farming.
Tomatoes generally come in two different growth habits, Cordon (or indeterminate) tomatoes grow tall, reaching up to 1.8m (6ft) and require support. Bush (or determinate) tomatoes are bushy and are great for smaller gardens and pots - or a VegTrug.