20/05/2015 12:48 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 13:00 BST

British Tomato Week: How To Grow Fresh Tomatoes At Home

There's no better way to celebrate British Tomato Week than to try your hand at growing some tomatoes of your own.

And the good news is that you don't need to be Alan Titchmarsh to grow a decent vine.

In fact, a few simple tricks will set you on your way to growing fresh, delicious tomatoes in no time.

In the above video, gardening expert Kim Chapman gives tips on how to choose a breed of tomato, where to plant it and, finally, what soil to use.

Follow her advice and, before you know it, you'll have enough tomatoes to try out these mouth-watering recipes.

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