When you cut a cabbage in the spring, instead of digging up the root, cut the stem in a cross, that way you get four mini cabbages later in the year.
Are you having trouble with couch grass? After a little reading, the following advice was found.
Plant the problem area with turnip seed. The two will not mix and the turnip withers and kills it above, and more importantly, below ground.
We haven’t tried this method, but it could be worth a try; if you have any luck, let us know.