Unfortunately, sun loving, fruiting crops, such as Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Aubergines, are never going to thrive in shade. But, the good news is that there are plenty of other tasty Veg and Herbs that are worth growing even in shady areas!
We know how time consuming growing your own Vegetables & Herbs can be, but if you choose your crops carefully you're able to reduce your workload but still enjoy plenty of harvests.
If you are wanting to follow along with Monty then these are the Beetroot seeds that Monty was sowing on Friday 30th April on the BBC Gardeners World show.
If you are wanting to follow along with Monty then these are the seeds that Monty was sowing on Friday 19th March on the BBC Gardeners World show.
Pumpkins, or Squash as we now like to call them, only started to arrive in Europe when the America's were discovered and Italy was a gateway for the first produce arriving back.