Growing your own vegetables is very popular. Which varieties of vegetables are suitable for beginners, and what should you bear in mind when sowing, planning your plot and growing?
More and more people are enjoying growing their own vegetables. If you are sowing your own vegetables or buying young plants from the shops, you should choose the most hardy varieties possible. The seed packet will tell you if the vegetable is susceptible to certain diseases and pests.
When choosing varieties, you should also make sure that they are suitable for local climatic conditions. This is why old vegetable varieties are particularly recommended. They have adapted to a region’s conditions over generations.