Did your parents or your grandparents garden? Is this a family legacy or are you the first?
I'm one of a mum, dad, two sisters, and three brothers. Going back before the age of the supermarket, just climbing out of the Second World War, when times were incredibly hard, if you didn't grow something, you didn't eat it. Gardening was less of a hobby then, more of a necessity. My father was very ill throughout my life; he passed away when I was only 19. We all mucked in together to help mum and dad grow vegetables so we could eat. At times you couldn't even go to a butcher, because the meat was too dear, so we used to catch rabbits and things which are naturally wild to give us protein.