Posted: 16/04/2016 at 09:02
That spacing sounds fine to me Bulkerb. Mine are a little bit closer, but what the heck - they'll need room to grow.
I would put canes and string around them to give them some support in the wind, just in case - but spring planted broad beans are usually fairly sturdy plants.
Pigeons don't bother my broad beans, but they may well be after your cauliflowers - what is certain is that the Cabbage White butterflies will be trying to lay eggs on them and the caterpillars will decimate them, so I would protect them from the butterflies with fine gauge netting and that'll keep the pigeons off too
As for being a silly old fool - you'll fit in well here