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  • Winter Squash – Queensland Blue

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and deliciously tasty
    This is an Australian variety that produces bluish-green, deep ribbed fruits that taste almost like treacle when roasted. These fruits can grow pretty big, as much as 4.5kg! They store brilliantly, so are great to use over the course of late winter when other crops are scarce. You can expect to get 3 or 4 large squashes from each plant, so enjoy all those yummy stews and soups!

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Queensland Blue (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Pumpkin & Squash Patch

    £19.99
    (15 Plants)

    Colourful, decorative, fun and ever so tasty     
    This is a lovely collection of pumpkins, winter and summer squashes that will provide you with colourful and tasty vegetables throughout the summer and autumn months.

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    Number of plants: 15

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside in a raised bed or similar. You will need 5m2  of space. Find out more about growing pumpkin and squash plants in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This collection of pumpkins, winter and summer squash are all delicious and are great for stuffing, roasting, using in soups or to make delicious pies.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Buttercup

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This variety of winter squash has a deliciously dense, firm flesh and a beautifully sweet and nutty flavour with an unusually flat shape. The skin is a green/grey colour and the fruits grow to approximately 1.5kg.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Buttercup (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This squash is great for roasting, using in a soup or to make a delicious pie.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Turks Turban Winter Squash

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This is an unusual looking squash that looks very attractive in the garden. It is often considered to be a very ornamental fruit. This is a trailing plant, the fruits of which can grow to approximately 2kg.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Turks Turban (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This squash is great for stuffing. You can also try baking it or using it in a tasty soup.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Sweet Dumpling

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    A striking addition to your squash patch 
    Sweet Dumpling is a very versatile squash as it is perfect for cooking whole, or stuffing and roasting to use as an individual portion. It has a beautifully sweet flavour. With its unusual skin colouring of light and dark green stripes and its creamy orange flesh, this squash makes a striking addition to your squash patch.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Sweet Dumpling (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Summer Squash – Custard White

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This interesting and very attractive patty pan bush type variety of summer squash produces creamy white flat fruits with scalloped edge and a very fine flavour. These summer squash are delicious cooked and eaten fresh. They have a delicate white skin (which is thinner like a courgette rather than thick like a winter squash).  Roast them whole or grill slices on the bbq, or lightly fry.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Custard White (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This squash is great for roasting, using in a soup or to make a delicious pie.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Honey Bear Winter Squash

    Winter Squash – Honey Bear

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and deliciously tasty
    This is a lovely looking winter squash which produces mini, acorn-shaped fruits (measuring approximately 10cm) that are delicious and sweet when cooked.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Honey Bear (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, just dot winter squash with butter and a little brown sugar and bake until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • uchikikuriwintersquash

    Winter Squash – Uchiki Kuri

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Very early to mature with superb storage characteristics
    A lovely looking winter squash, each plant forms three to five small pumpkin-like fruits averaging 1.5kg. The fruits are an intense orange red with a golden flesh and has a sweet nutty flavour.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Uchiki Kuri (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Cornells Bush Delicata

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Sweet, nutty and decorative
    Produces narrow, long fruits with cream coloured skin and dark green thin stripes. Its orange flesh can be eaten as soon as mature. This squash has a beautifully sweet and nutty flavour.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Cornells Bush Delicata (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Musquee de Provence

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Excellent flavour and a firm favourite
    These are large round, semi-flat fruits that can weigh up to 10kg. The skin turns from green to golden brown as it matures and the flesh is a rich orange colour with a excellent flavour which is almost like that of nutmeg, making this squash a favourite!

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Musquee de Provence (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Butternut Squash

    Butternut Squash – Waltham

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious and easy to grow   
    Produces sweet flavoured fruits of a light tan-colour, with a smooth orange flesh. These fruits are uniformed in shape and can grow up to 20cm long. Stores well after harvesting.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Waltham Butternut (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This squash is great for roasting, using in a soup or to make a delicious pie.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Courgette -Tromboncino Albenga

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Gives an exceptionally good crop right through the season
    This is a fantastic climbing courgette that can be grown easily in a container against a trellis or wigwam so it is perfect for small spaces. You can either eat them whilst the courgettes are still small or leave them to grow and further ripen before storing them in much the same way as a winter squash.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Tromboncino Albenga (organic*)

    Can be grown in: In pots, beds or grow bags against a wigwam/trellis. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fires, soups, risotto, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. You can even eat its beautiful flower, try stuffing it with herbs and cheese and frying it briefly. Delicious!

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • scotch bonnet pepper

    Chilli Pepper -Scotch Bonnet Red

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    These little guys may be small but they will have you breathing fire!
    Producing small (4-5cm) but very hot fiery peppers these are not for the faint hearted. They have a squashed bell shaped fruit and are full of flavour and intense heat. Ripe scotch bonnets change from green to orange to red.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Scotch Bonnet Red (organic*)

    How Hot? Very Hot!

    Can be grown in: Chillies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: If you’re brave this chilli will pack a punch in any chilli or curry. It’s also delicious pickled or used in a chilli jam. It can be eaten raw or cooked.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Chilli Pepper – Scotch Bonnet Yellow

    £5.99

    Full of flavour and intense heat and they belong to the same species as the Habanero.

    Produces small but very hot peppers that are not for the faint hearted. They mature from a light green colour, to a beautifully bright yellow.

    They have a squashed bell shaped fruit and are full of flavour and intense heat and they belong to the same species as the Habanero.

    Variety: Scotch Bonnet Yellow (organic*)

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    Number of plants: 3

    How Hot? With a scoville heat unit rating of 100,000–350,000, these peppers are used to flavour many different dishes and cuisines worldwide.

    Can be grown in: Chillies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30 cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.