Growing your own tomatoes is very satisfying and the taste can be delicious if you eat them straight after picking. Follow these simple guidelines for home-grown success.
These tips have been written by Jill Vaughan of Delfland Nurseries Ltd.
Did You Know?
In the UK, we eat 6oz (160g) of fresh tomatoes per person per week. This is the equivalent of two classic British tomatoes per week, or more than 100 per year - very low compared with other European countries, especially those in the Mediterranean region.