Also known as sugar corn and pole corn, sweet corn is a maize with a high sugar content. It is pollinated by wind, so best grown closely in a block.
Originally from South America, tomatoes were first grown in the UK as ornamental climbers, and cultivated for their decorative leaves and fruit.
If you are new to preserving or looking for an alternative to jam
I must confess to having a love affair with the damson. With their blue-black skin and astringent/sweet flavour they are a firm favourite.
No matter how hard they are pruned, my four gooseberry bushes never fail to supply me with an abundant crop during late June and early July.
March, April and May are three of the quietest months for preservers.