Cauliflowers have a reputation for being tricky to grow, but in this video clip, Monty Don demonstrates that it’s easy really – if you take quick and simple steps. He plants the cauliflower ‘Violet Queen’, and explains why it’s important to prepare the soil well. He also shows how to protect the crops from butterflies and birds.
Brighten dark areas of your garden next spring with a collection of white-flowering, shade-loving plants. Includes false lily of the valley, geranium 'Silverwood' and sweet woodruff, plus free Leucojum vernum bulbs.