Sharp growth in vegetable gardening

The sale of vegetable seeds has overtaken flower seeds for the first time since World War II, the Telegraaf reports on Tuesday.

The paper says a sharp rise in vegetable prices – up 32% since 1996 – is the main reason for the growing popularity for home grown vegetables.
In Amsterdam there is a waiting list of 1,500 people for one of the city’s 6,000 allotments.

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