Grow your own oyster mushrooms with just straw, a plastic bag and mushroom spawn
Aubergines are tricky in the UK but can be successful if grown under cover. They should be started early, and pampered!
Courgettes are definitely a member of the ‘Most Awaited Crops’ group in the UK and can give you a harvest from June right through to the first frost – and even longer under cover.
Indoors or outdoors, growing cucumbers is easy provided you take good care of the seedlings.
Easy to grow and easy to cook, the lowly chard – while not perhaps the most exciting vegetable in the garden – is definitely one of the most reliable.