Radish is such an easy and accommodating vegetable to grow that it tends to be disregarded as a serious crop which is a great shame as fresh radish is so different from the shop bought variety.
Strawberries are incredibly easy to grow. Strawberry can be grown in all sorts of ways, in borders, containers or hanging baskets and remember to add lots of organic matter such as compost or well-rotted manure before planting strawberry plants.
From planting out to picking, strawberries are the fastest fruit you can grow to give you a crop and at home the taste of strawberries will be unlike any you buy
The real reason to grow sweetcorn is that until you do its hard to imagine just how wonderful it is quite simply covered in butter as it coverts sugars very quickly after picking
The latest sweetcorns have shorter growing seasons but its still much better to start then off undercover
One of the most ubiquitous foods we have is Hummus which can be transformed to another level if you have fresh Chickpeas and they are not difficult to grow if you follow some simple rules
Chickpeas are also well-known as garbanzo beans, and are a legume but not really a pea or a bean but do fix nitrogen into your soil so there no need to add nitrogen fertilizer
This film covers when to sow Cougette,which are also called Zucchini Squash and Pumpkins and why sowing to early leads to weaker less productive plants.
These are the varieties that over the years I have found have the best taste and store well
Courgette Rugosa Friulana
Courgette Tondo di Piacenza Emilia Romagna Round courgette can be stuffed and baked
Sweet Dumpling small can be baked whole has taste similar to sweet potato
Blue kuri and Red Kuri Small medium stores well nice nutty taste
Marina di Chioggia Medium to large
Musquee de Provence Large stores well
Once there ready to plant out a great space saving way is
Courgettes on your compost heap or they are fantastic in