Companion Plants & Edible Flowers

Companion Plants & Edible Flowers

Pretty tasty plants to add to your plot. Edible flowers are great for decorating cakes, sprinkling over salads and so on. Companion planting is a traditional and natural way to deter pests from crops that you are growing and to attract good insects such as hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds which are the best natural predators of aphids and whitefly.

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  • Companion Plant Pack

    £12.99
    (30 Plants)

    Help to keep pests at bay with beautiful companion plants
    Companion planting is a traditional and natural way to deter pests from crops that you are growing and to attract good insects such as hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds which are the best natural predators of aphids and whitefly. Our little companion plant pack is a great way to get started and not only do the plants look lovely when interspersed with your vegetables, they all have the advantage of being edible too.

    ORDER NOW FOR DELIVERY IN SPRING 2020

    With 30 plants in total, this pack contains the following plants:

    Tagetes x 10
    Plant tagetes close to your tomatoes, peppers and aubergine to deter whitefly. They also look very pretty when in flower. The petals have a distinctive zesty flavour and can picked and used fresh to garnish salads.

    Marigold x 10
    The strong colour of marigolds attracts beneficial hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds. Plant them in amongst your crops or next to rows of veg. The flowers and leaves have a mild citrus flavour and can be used to garnish salads or desserts.

    Nasturtiums x 10
    Nasturtiums secrete a mustard oil that insects love, plant them as a sacrificial crop close to brassicas to deter caterpillars. A wonderful pretty companion plant with edible leaves and petals which have a distinctive peppery taste.

  • Companion Plant Pack (large)

    £19.99
    (60 Plants)

    Keep pests at bay with a big pack of beautiful companion plants
    Companion planting is a traditional and natural way to deter pests from crops that you are growing and to attract good insects such as hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds which are the best natural predators of aphids and whitefly. Our large companion plant pack is perfect for larger veg patches and allotments. Not only do the plants look lovely when interspersed with your vegetables, they all have the advantage of being edible too.

    ORDER NOW FOR DELIVERY IN SPRING 2020

    With 60 plants in total, this pack contains the following plants:

    Tagetes x 20
    Plant tagetes close to your tomatoes, peppers and aubergine to deter whitefly. They also look very pretty when in flower. The petals have a distinctive zesty flavour and can picked and used fresh to garnish salads.

    Marigold x 20
    The strong colour of marigolds attracts beneficial hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds. Plant them in amongst your crops or next to rows of veg. The flowers and leaves have a mild citrus flavour and can be used to garnish salads or desserts.

    Nasturtiums x 20
    Nasturtiums secrete a mustard oil that insects love, plant them as a sacrificial crop close to brassicas to deter caterpillars. A wonderful pretty companion plant with edible leaves and petals which have a distinctive peppery taste.

  • Edible Flower Pack

    £19.99
    (43 Plants)

    Beautiful flowers to decorate salads and cakes
    This collection of edible flower seedlings will provide an abundance of pretty blooms to adorn anything you are cooking, from salads to cupcakes!

    ORDER NOW FOR DELIVERY IN SPRING 2020

    This pack contains the following plants:

    Borage x 3

    Lovely little blue flowers that will look super on cakes and desserts. They have a cucumber-like flavour – they’re a great addition to a gin & tonic!!

    Violas x 20

    These pretty flowers are so sweet and really decorative.

    Calendula x 10

    Use the striking, orange petals to add a splash of colour to risottos and paella. They have a mild saffron like flavour.

    Nasturtium x 10

    Pick off the leaves and petals to enjoy in salads or sprinkled on dishes like risotto.  They have a distinctive peppery taste.

     

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

    Please note that contents may vary slightly depending upon the season