Hailing from the Americas, originally thought to be poisonous and saddled with the unwieldy botanical name Lycopersicon esculentum, the tomato is now used worldwide and is an almost indispensable part of meal preparation in many South African homes.
Peas are essentially a cool season vegetable and one of the first that can be planted in spring.
Onions need full sun and will grow in most types of soil. Seed can be sown in trays or in-situ, although trays may be easier to manage. The young seedlings transplant well.
Here’s a way to have at least one homegrown salad ingredient available all year round.