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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lemon Balm

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    If you like sipping on herbal teas, then Lemon Balm is a must have for your garden!
    Lemon balm produces beautiful bright green leaves which have a lovely lemony flavour and fragrance. Lemon Balm will die back in winter and reappear the following spring.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    Can be grown in: Lemon Balm is best grown in pots as it does spread quickly.

    In the kitchen: Works wonderfully as a herbal tea, just throw a few leaves into a mug of hot water and let it infuse for a few minutes for a calming cuppa. Alternatively, it works well with fish, poultry and vegetables as well as in salads, stuffings, juices and smoothies.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Bronze Fennel

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    A sweet aroma and a delicious aniseed flavour
    This is a superb hardy perennial herb which produces beautiful bronze coloured feathery foliage. It’ll grow quite big, to approximately 1m-2m high, and 1m wide, so give it plenty of space.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Fennel hates having its roots being disturbed or being transplanted, so sow in-situ, either into pots or the ground where it is to grow.

    In the kitchen: Bronze Fennel has a sweet aroma and a delicious aniseed flavour that goes well with white fish or used fresh in salads.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Borage

    Borage

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    A beautiful blue flowering herb that is loved by bees and by us.
    Borages leaves, flowers and stalks are all edible. This herb has a delightfully delicate cucumber flavour and is not readily available in shops, so it’s a good one to add to your herb garden.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic *

    Can be grown in: Pots, containers or your vegetable garden in a sheltered and sunny spot.

    In the kitchen: Borage works wonderfully served shellfish. The leaves are good in salads, yoghurt or cream cheese mixtures.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • purple queen bean

    Dwarf French Bean – Purple Queen

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    A real show stopper in the kitchen garden 
    This variety of bean not only tastes amazing, but looks stunning growing in the veg patch. As these form a compact plant, they are great for growing in pots and containers. With a deep green foliage, pretty flowers and deep glossy purple pods, these really are eye catching.

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    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Purple Queen (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. Find out more about growing beans in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Arran Victory (Organic Heritage/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    This potato is worth the wait
    Arran Victory was first grown in 1918 and requires a longer time to produce than more modern varieties. You are rewarded though with beautiful blue, almost purple potatoes. It’s one of only two blue varieties still available for general growing and is still regarded in Scotland as the late season premium potato.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Arran Victory (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: It has excellent flavour and is perfect for producing supreme mash or roast potatoes.

    Can be delivered from:Mid January – Feb

     

  • Bambino (Organic Salad Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Produces high yields of baby potatoes

    Delicious boiled and in salads. Small, smooth oval tubers with cream flesh with good flavour and smooth waxy texture. Good resistance to eelworm, scab and blight. These are a great choice for the home veg gardener.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Bambino (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: Great for salads

    Can be delivered from:Mid January – Feb

     

  • Maris Bard (Organic 1st Early)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A Rocket Gardens Favourite

    Maris Bard seed potatoes are one of the best varieties that we grow here at Rocket Gardens. Maris Bard produces high yielding crops of a good even size and, for many years, was the leading first early for maturing the fastest.

    These seed potatoes are oval shaped with white skins, shallow tuber eyes and white flesh. Maris Bard are best suited to boiling and early salad use in the kitchen – simply dig, wash, boil and serve. First earlies  are typically ready for harvesting around 13-16 weeks from planting.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Maris Bard (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: Great for salads

    Can be delivered from: Mid January – Feb

     

  • Nicola (Organic Salad Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Nicola is a dream potato for the amateur gardener.

    Excellent steamed/boiled and served hot or cold in salads. Bred in the early 1970s Nicola is a relatively new salad type – perfect for eating with the skins on. Beautiful thin smooth skin they have too, very clean looking spud.

    Nicola is a second early salad potato with well-shaped oval potatoes. The skin is thin and very light brown with cream coloured flesh. It’s one of the best tasting new potatoes and is superb hot or cold. Keeps well in the ground for a month or so longer.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Nicola (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: Great for salads

    Can be delivered from: Mid January – Feb

     

  • Cambridge Favourite Strawberry

    Strawberry Plants – Cambridge Favourite (mid season)

    £4.99
    (3 Plants)

    A superb variety, reliable and tolerant
    This is an amazingly popular mid-season variety of strawberry, which will produce a crop of juicy red fruits bursting with excellent flavour. This superb variety is reliable and tolerant of most situations.

    Number of plants: 3 (potted)

    Variety: Cambridge Favourite

    Can be grown in: Plant in the garden, containers, window boxes or grow bags. Find out more about growing strawberries in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious picked fresh from the garden and served with lashings of Cornish clotted cream! Yummy yummy yummy!

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

  • strawberries

    Strawberries Throughout the Season

    £12.99
    (9 Plants)

    A taste of summer in your garden!
    A perfect introduction to growing strawberries. Just pop these plants in and watch them grow. Strawberry plants will normally fruit for three seasons or more.

    This pack contains 9 healthy growing strawberry plants of 3 different varieties all of which have been chosen for their delicious flavour and ease of growing;

    3 x Honeoye – early season strawberry variety

    3 x Cambridge favourite – mid season strawberry variety

    3 x Symphony – late season strawberry variety

    Can be grown in: All these plants can be transferred directly into your garden, containers, large pots, window boxes or grow bags.

    In the Kitchen: Delicious picked fresh from the garden and served with lashings of Cornish clotted cream! Yummy yummy yummy!

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.

    Contents of this pack may change slightly depending upon the season.

  • Three Organic Rhubarb Crowns

    3 Rhubarb Crowns – Victoria

    £14.99
    (3 Plants)

    Nice and easy to grow, very reliable and completely scrumptious
    This perennial vegetable provides the first ‘fruit’ of the season. Rhubarb is reliable to grow, even in poor soil although it responds really well to rich, well drained conditions and annual autumn manuring which’ll give you large crops of tender juicy stems, delicious for cooking with.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Victoria

    Can be grown in: Dig a good sized hole and pop your plant in just below ground level and cover with soil. Can be grown in pots or large containers initially, however you will need to increase the pot size as the plant begins to establish itself.

    In the kitchen: Good for so much more than crumble. Try making a delicious rhubarb cheesecake, tart, pie, fool, Eton Mess and even chutney.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

    We will also include a handy grow guide packed full of advice to help you look after your new plants. We will also include a handy grow guide packed full of advice to help you look after your new plants.

     

  • One Organic Rhubarb Crown

    1 Rhubarb Crown – Victoria

    £5.99
    (1 Plant)

    Nice and easy to grow, very reliable and completely scrumptious
    This perennial vegetable provides the first ‘fruit’ of the season. Rhubarb is reliable to grow, even in poor soil although it responds really well to rich, well drained conditions and annual autumn manuring which will give you large crops of tender juicy stems, delicious for cooking with.

    Number of plants: 1

    Variety: Victoria

    Can be grown in: Dig a good sized hole and pop your plant in just below ground level and cover with soil. Can be grown in pots or large containers initially, however you will need to increase the pot size as the plant begins to establish itself.

    In the kitchen: Good for so much more than crumble. Try making a delicious rhubarb cheesecake, tart, pie, fool, Eton Mess and even chutney.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

    We will also include a handy grow guide packed full of advice to help you look after your new plants.

     

  • Raspberry Canes – Malling Jewel (Potted)

    £9.99
    (3 Canes)

    Early fruiting and hardy with good disease tolerance
    This early fruiting variety of floricane raspberry is very hardy once mature, and has a good tolerance to disease. Produces large fruits with a lovely rich red colour and excellent flavour.

    Number of canes: 3 (potted)

    Variety: Malling Jewel

    Can be grown in: Dig a good sized hole and pop your plant in just below ground level and cover with soil. Can be grown in pots or large containers initially, however you will need to increase the pot size as the plant begins to establish itself.

    In the kitchen: These delicious sweet raspberries are delicious used in summery puddings such as fruit salads, eton mess or summer pudding. Or use to make yummy jam or in smoothies.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 2 litre pots. We will also include a handy grow guide packed full of advice to help you look after your new plants.

  • vietnamese coriander

    Vietnamese Coriander

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    Striking in appearance with a punchy tasty flavour
    The top of the leaf is dark green, with chestnut-coloured spots, and the bottom of the leaf is burgundy red. This is a popular herb in Asian cooking. It’s very punchy in flavour and has quite a striking look. It’s a great alternative to traditional coriander that we’re so used to, the flavour is stronger and it’s less prone to bolting.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    Can be grown in: Pots work well, but make sure they are deep as coriander likes to put down good roots. A raised bed would be good as well. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Young leaves are delicious chopped fresh in salads. Use in stir fries and curries, added towards the end of cooking time to retain the subtle flavours. It works wonderfully as a flavouring alongside lime, chilli and lemon grass.

    Delivery: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Oregano

    Oregano (Greek)

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious in smell and taste, a delightful addition to the garden.
    With its lovely bright green leaves and aroma, oregano is a very attractive plant for the garden.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Greek (organic)

    Can be grown in: Planting in a pot that you can put outside in the summer and inside in the winter works wonders! Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: With a warm aroma, oregano goes particularly well with tomatoes, aubergine and lamb and is generally added just at the end of cooking, so that it retains its pungency. It it a popular addition to many Italian and Greek dishes.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

  • Greek Basil

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    The leaves on Greek Basil may be small but its flavour is big and bold!
    Greek Basil has a very tight compact growing habit and forms a perfectly spherical bush with tiny leaves appearing as though having been pruned.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Greek Basil (organic*)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing basil in. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Pinch off small sprigs and add to salads, tomato dishes, sauces and vegetables.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Chocolate Mint

    Chocolate Mint

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    An absolute delight for chocolate lovers
    Producing pretty brown/purple leaves with a wonderfully minty chocolate taste and fragrance.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Chocolate (organic*)

    Great for protecting your brassicas, tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Pots, containers or planting in a bucket in the ground. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Wonderful used in summery drinks, desserts, with fresh fruit or to make fresh mint tea.

    Delivery: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Rosemary

    Rosemary

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    A delicious classic
    This delicious culinary variety of Rosemary will produce upright deep green foliage and blue flowers. Rosemary can create a fantastic decorative and fragrant hedge if you plant a series of plants about 2 feet apart.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    Can be grown in: Anywhere as long as it has good drainage. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Spike meat, poultry and game with rosemary. Alternatively, chop it and use in stuffings and sauces for fish, lamb or chicken. Can be used fresh or dried.

    Delivery: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Thyme

    Thyme

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    These flowers are highly scented and good at attracting bees and other beneficial insects to the garden.
    This is the most popular variety of common thyme which has dark green upright bushy foliage with pretty pink flowers.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing thyme. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Perfect for use with poultry and pork, for flavouring stews, stuffings, sausages and pies.

    Delivery: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Sage

    Sage

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    Bees and other beneficial insects love these pretty flowers.
    Sage is an evergreen herb with highly aromatic leaves. This lovely common broad leaf variety of sage is arguably the best for culinary uses.

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    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Common Broadleaf (organic*)

    Great for protecting your brassicas!

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Sage is traditionally used with pork, cheese and mushroom dishes and will make wonderful stuffings. The flowers are edible too and can be used to dress summer salads.

    Delivery: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Pineapple Mint

    Pineapple Mint

    £6.99
    (3 Plants)

    Wonderful attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects
    Pineapple mint plants are one of the most attractive varieties of mints, producing beautiful green leaves edged with white. This mint has a lovely tasty hint of pineapple and is extremely versatile.

    ORDER NOW FOR DELIVERY IN SPRING 2020

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Pineapple (organic*)

    Great for protecting your brassicas, tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Pots, containers or planting in a bucket in the ground. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Wonderful used in summery drinks, desserts, salads, with fresh fruit or to make fresh mint tea.

    Delivery: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.