Early Spring Veg

These veg need to be planted before spring is fully underway, some as early as February. See product details for planting information.

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  • Charlotte Potato

    Charlotte (Organic Salad/Second early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A classic salad potato
    This salad potato is high yielding with long, yellow tubers and waxy, tasty flesh. It will provide you with an excellent crop of delicious salad-sized potatoes that will store well. This variety has good blight resistance.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Charlotte (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is suitable for boiling, mashing, steamed or sautéed.

    Can be delivered from: late March onwards.


  • horseradish

    Horseradish

    £9.99
    5 thongs

    These are the hottest thongs on the market.
    Horseradish is a classic English favourite grown for its pungent roots which make a fantastic sauce for roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. This variety of horseradish suits any climate and needs little care.

    Number of roots/thongs: 5

    Can be grown in: Best grown in pots to prevent it spreading.

    In the kitchen: Great made into a delicious horseradish sauce.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to Late May

    Harvest: October/November.


  • jerusalem-artichoke

    Jerusalem Artichoke

    £5.99
    5 tubers

    Tubers with real character!

    A delicious and interesting vegetable that is becoming more popular now celebrity chefs are celebrating its virtues. This variety is less nobbly and has a smooth easy to peel skin. The plant has lovely, tall yellow flowers (it’s related to the sunflower) making it an excellent screen or windbreak. The tubers will be ready to harvest

    Number of tubers: 5

    Variety: Fuseau

    Can be grown in: Beds or pots

    In the kitchen: Great roasted or sliced up and fried

    Can be delivered from: March to April.

    Harvest: between November and February.


  • asparagus

    Pacific 2000 Asparagus Crowns

    £6.99
    (5 Plants)

    The King of the asparagus world
    Originally from New Zealand this is a really delicious variety of asparagus. It will produce uniform, green spears which are tender and string less. Once established each crown will provide up to 25 spears per year and will continue cropping for up to 25 years, making it something of an investment in your veg patch.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Pacific 2000

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing Asparagus, each crown needs about 45cm growing space.

    In the kitchen: Delicious pan fried with a little drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of sea salt and wrapped in parma ham. It can be steamed or roasted also. Delicious in salads or even soup.

    Can be delivered from: Late March/Early April onwards


  • asparagus

    Guelph Millennium Asparagus Crowns

    £6.99
    (5 Plants)

    A hardy sort, this variety thrives in colder climates
    This variety of asparagus originates from Northern Canada and has been bred to be deliciously tasty and also hardy. Even if your garden is located in the north of England you should achieve good results with these crowns. Once established each crown will provide up to 25 spears per year and will continue cropping for up to 25 years, making it something of an investment in your veg patch.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Guelph Millennium

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing Asparagus, each crown needs about 45cm growing space.

    In the kitchen: Delicious pan fried with a little drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of sea salt and wrapped in parma ham. It can be steamed or roasted also. Delicious in salads or even soup.

    Can be delivered from: Late March/Early April onwards


  • asparagus

    Ariane Asparagus Crowns

    £6.99
    (5 Plants)

    An early riser
    Asparagus ‘Ariane’ will produce a good crop of delicious, large, purple-tipped spears early in the season. Smaller, fine spears are also produced later in the season. If you can, we highly recommend growing both, Ariane and Pacific 2000 to keep you going for longer in the season.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Ariane

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing Asparagus, each crown needs about 45cm growing space.

    In the kitchen: Delicious pan fried with a little drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of sea salt and wrapped in parma ham. It can be steamed or roasted also. Delicious in salads or even soup.

    Can be delivered from: Late March/Early April onwards


  • British Queen

    British Queen (Organic Heritage/Second early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    This variety has excellent dry rot resistance
    An old variety of heritage potatoes first listed in 1894. British Queen produce high yields of smooth, oval shaped potato with white skin and flesh. The tubers are dry, floury and very tasty.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: British Queen (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Best fried, baked or steamed.

    Can be delivered from:  late March onwards.

     


  • salad blue potato

    Salad Blue (Heritage 1900’s/Early Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A quirky, fun delight
    This delightful blue potato believed to be a novelty of Victorian amateur breeding is oval shaped with a strong deep blue skin.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Salad Blue

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: It is best simmered gently for an exceptionally flavoured fluffy mash. It can also be roasted, baked or used to make chips.

    Can be delivered from: late March onwards.

     


  • highland burgundy red

    Highland Burgandy Red (Heritage/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A delight in colour and taste
    Dating from 1936 this oval shaped potato was allegedly used to add the perfect colour for a meal for the Duke of Burgundy in the Savoy. This delicious red potato has a medium floury texture with a definite ring of white.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Highland Burgandy Red (Organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Perfect for roasting, making chips, steaming or to create an interesting coloured mash.

    Can be delivered from: late March onwards.

     


  • Maris Peer

    Maris Peer (Organic/Second Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A trusted favourite
    This amazingly popular variety is widely used for its regular round shape and medium sized potatoes.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Maris Peer (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety has many uses including boiling for salads, steaming and chipping.

    Can be delivered from: late March onwards.