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  • Red Cabbage – Red Drumhead

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An easy to grow red cabbage
    This variety will produce a good sized red cabbage that you can feel very proud of having grown yourself! The leaves have a lovely blue tinge, but the hearts themselves are a deep cabbage red. They are great-looking plants in the vegetable garden. Firm them in well when planting and try to keep them cool by watering frequently. There’s loads more advice in the growing guide that comes with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Red Drumhead (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Try red cabbage braised with spices to make a rich and warming accompaniment to your Sunday roast. Shred finely to add to salads for extra crunch and deep purples!

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs 40cm apart in fertile soil. Firm in well and protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons! Harvesting: Harvest once heads are firm, from autumn through to winter

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Savoy Cabbage – Vertus

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and delicious
    This variety of savoy cabbage has rounded heads of dark green ruffled leaves that have a more subtle flavour compared to other savoy cabbages, slightly less bitter. It’s a very hardy variety and stands well without splitting. Best grown in beds, but it can be grown in large pots too. Growing from our organic plug plants is easy – follow the advice in the comprehensive growing guide that you will receive with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Vertus (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Shred or cut savoy cabbage into wedges with the hard core discarded. Steam, boil, braise or stir-fry. It especially delicious braised with pancetta and garlic.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs 40cm apart in fertile soil. Firm in well and protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons! Harvesting: Harvest once heads are firm, from autumn through to winter

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Spring Green Cabbage

    Spring Cabbage

    £5.99
    (10 plug plants)

    An easy growing, loose-leafed cabbage

    This is a dwarf variety that can be planted quite close together (25-30cm). When planted in spring you can expect to harvest it from July through to September. Alternatively, plant later and you can harvest later! You can harvest them as delicious, small, tender cabbages or a little later on once the heads have matured. A very useful plant to grow if you struggle to get other cabbages to form a firm heart. Our plug plants make it easy to grow, just follow the advice in the growing guide that comes with the plants.

    Variety: April

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Enjoy spring green cabbage in stir-fries, steam it, boil it and all sorts. We rather like it cooked up in tasty bubble & squeak with a poached egg on top.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs 40cm apart in fertile soil. Firm in well and protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons! Harvesting: Harvest once heads are firm, from autumn through to winter

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • White Cabbage – Golden Acre

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A classic variety of firm, white cabbage
    This cabbage variety will give you crisp thick leaves, with a crunchy texture when shredded. Firm the plants in really well when you plant the cabbage plug plants, and keep the plants well protected from slugs, pigeons and butterflies. Keep them well watered during dry spells as they will produce better cabbages if kept cool. The plug plants will come with complete growing guide to help get you started.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Golden Acre (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A versatile vegetable, white cabbage can be enjoyed steamed, boiled, braised, stir-fries or eaten raw in a salad.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs 40cm apart in fertile soil. Firm in well and protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons! Harvesting: Harvest once heads are firm, from autumn through to winter

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Nasturtium

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Fab edible flowers that make great companion plants
    Pop some nasturtium plants in a pot near your brassicas to keep cabbage white butterflies off your veg crops, or pop them in a pot elsewhere so that you can pick off the edible flowers to enjoy in salads or sprinkled on dishes like risotto. Nasturtiums are very easy to grow from plug plants – just plant them and keep them well watered during dry spells. A full growing guide comes with the plants.

    No. of plants: 10 plug plants

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024 Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.
  • Gourmet Brassica Collection

    £19.99
    (60 Plug Plants)

    Loads of cabbage, broccoli, kale & cauliflower plants to grow
    This collection contains a selection of cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage and kale plug plants for you to grow. The plants can be planted in early spring for an autumn harvest, or in mid to late summer to grow over autumn and harvest in winter. Brassica plants grow particularly well in raised beds – we’d advise growing them all in one or two raised beds together, so that you can cover them with mesh netting to keep pests at bay. There is plenty of growing advice in the growing guide that comes free with the plug plant collection.

    Number of plants: 60 plug plants

    Space required: An area measuring approx 1.5m x 5m

    In the kitchen: Packed full of flavour and nutrients, most brassicas are delicious when lightly steamed, roasted or stir-fried until tender. A little melted butter makes them taste all the more luxurious…

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2024 until July 2024. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice for each plant type and for spacing between plug plants.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • School Autumn Winter Garden

    Autumn Term Veg Patch

    £49.00

    The perfect garden to get children excited and learning about growing and eating healthy food
    This garden is designed to be planted and harvested during the autumn term time. It’s nice and easy to grow (you’ll receive full instructions on planting and growing when the garden arrives) and has an interesting variety of vegetables for your students to try, from the more common winter time veg like broccoli, cabbage and spinach to more unusual things like pak choi and chicory.

    Space required: 12-15m2

    Delivery Info: Next shipping in September 2024

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    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, raised beds or vegetable patches.

    How it works: You order your Autumn Term Garden at any time and we’ll send your plants to you in a single delivery as soon as we can after that date. (We normally start dispatching these gardens from September and finish despatching in October.)

    Please note that the contents of this garden may vary slightly depending upon the season.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.