Whether you grow yours on an allotment or in a container outside your front door, the taste of freshly picked, home grown veg is unbeatable. Add to that the enormous pleasure and sense of achievement in supplying fresh food for the table, there's no doubt that growing your own is for everyone. There are varieties suited to highly experienced veg growers but also types perfect for the absolute beginner. And we are always here to help you out if you get stuck. So, forget about food miles as you'll be measuring food metres. One word of warning though – once you've grown one there will be no turning back.