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  • blenheim-orange-melon

    Blenheim Orange Melon

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Lovely and juicy, perfect for summer fruit salads
    Blenheim Orange is an old and tried variety with a wonderful flavour and deliciously sweet fragrance. It has a slightly netted skin and scarlet flesh with a sweet flavour. Produces large fruits.

    Best grown in a greenhouse or under cover.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Blenheim Orange (organic)

    Can be grown in: Best grown in a greenhouse or under cover. If you are growing them upwards, they will need net hammocks to support the weight of the fruit. Alternatively, you can grow them at ground level, but you will need to place the fruit on a wooden board or similar to stop the fruit from rotting.

    In the kitchen: Lovely and juicy when ripe. Can be eaten on its own or makes a tasty addition to a fruit salad

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • blue-lake-french-climbing-bean

    Blue Lake French Climbing Bean

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative, and deliciously tasty
    Producing pencil-shaped, stringless pods that are green in colour, this variety can reach up to 1.5m in height. The beans inside are pure white, and can be used as haricot beans at the end of the season.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Blue Lake (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. They will need a support to climb. Find out more about growing climbing beans in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Great steamed with a drizzle of olive oil. Slightly sweeter in flavour than other French Beans

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • british-basil

    British Basil

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Resistant to cooler conditions
    This variety has been specifically selected for growing outside in the UK as it is resistant to cooler conditions. It has a bright, green leaf that doesn’t discolour and keeps its recognisable intense flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: British (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.


  • buttercup-winter-squash

    Buttercup Winter Squash

    £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.

    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.


  • celtuce

    Celtuce

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Very unusual plant that can be used in two different ways
    Celtuce is a stem-lettuce with a Chinese origin. It’s an unusual plant that can be used in 2 ways:

    The leaves can be picked whilst young and used like a cut and come again lettuce. As the stem elongates, the rosette formation changes to a small tuft of leaves on the top.

    The second use is for the stem which has a mild celery-like flavour. Peel off the outer layer and slice thinly. This tastes amazing in salads or can be lightly steamed.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Celtuce (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds.

    In the kitchen: The leaves can be picked either whilst young or when they have formed a rosette and used in lovely summer salads. The stem can be sliced and either lightly steamed, or added raw to your salads for an amazing flavour and texture.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • cherry-bomb-chilli-pepper

    Cherry Bomb Chilli Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    More bark than bite!
    This tasty variety produces cherry-shaped fruits which have fleshy walls. The fruits turn from green to a beautiful, bright red and grow to approximately 7cm in diameter. Stuff them with cream cheese for a tasty nibble!

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Cherry Bomb (organic)

    How hot? Medium 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: Cherry bomb chilli bites are delicious. Cut off the stalk, scoop out the seeds and stuff with soft cheese and you’ve got an instant easy delicious treat.

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


  • okra

    Clemsons Spineless Okra

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Commonly used in Indian Cuisine
    Producing rich green pods with an angular shape, these plants can reach up to 1.3m in height, so ideally they will need supporting. Often known as ladies finger, okra is common throughout the world and is often used in Indian cuisine. The pods are best used when they are 7-10cm in length otherwise they can become a little tough.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Clemsons Spineless (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. They will need a support to climb.

    In the kitchen: The seeds release a sticky liquid when cooked which can be used to thicken soups and stews. Alternatively, they can be stir-fried, steamed or grilled whilst still whole to serve as a side dish with a lovely subtle flavour.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • Daucus carota Science Fiction mixed

    Colourful Carrot Mix

    £7.99
    (20 Plants)

    A firm favourite with children
    This fun and easy-to-grow colourful carrot collection contains purple, orange and yellow carrots, giving you a lovely burst of colour to brighten up any dish. These carrots are a real favourite with the mini-rocketeers!

    Number of plants: 20

    Can be grown in: Raised beds, planters or large containers. Find out more about growing carrots in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Can be steamed or are delicious eaten raw in salads. They are also great roasted with some honey.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • comfrey

    Comfrey

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    A wonder plant!
    Drawing minerals out of the soil and into its roots and leaves, comfrey can be used as a compost accelerator, to make liquid manure, mulch, weed suppressant and as an insect attractor.

    Number of plants: 3

    Can be grown in: Pots or containers.

    Uses: Comfrey should not be eaten. Comfrey is however wonderful used for grazes, bruising and stings. Pick a leaf, spit on it, rub it between the palms till it starts breaking up, then rub on the affected area.

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


  • countess-parsnip

    Countess Parsnip

    £6.99
    (20 Plants)

    High yielding with good disease tolerance
    A very typically British vegetable, this main crop variety of parsnip has a good disease tolerance and is high yielding. The parsnips form a smooth skin and are very uniform in shape.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Countess (organic)

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds.

    In the kitchen: Delicious roasted with some honey. Alternatively try mashing your parsnips with other root vegetables. Parsnips can also be thinly sliced and fried to make delicious chips or crisps.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • cucamelon

    Cucamelon

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Easy to grow, tasty and unusual little fruits
    This unusual little fruit is a vigorous climber/trailer that is both pest and drought resistant. Forming grape sized cucumbers that taste of watermelon with a tiny tinge of lime, these are easier to grow than regular cucumbers and produce a constant stream of fruits throughout the summer months.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Cucamelon (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. They will need some support as the vines can grow to 1.2-1.5m in height.

    In the kitchen: These taste wonderful in a salad with cherry tomatoes, can be stir-fried, pickled, eaten as a fruit or even popped on a cocktail stick in your martini!

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • fernleaf-dill

    Fernleaf Dill

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Quick growing and versatile
    This is a dwarf variety growing to just 45cm in height. A green herb with wiry, thread-like leaves that grow in clusters. It has a strong, distinctive taste that is like a combination of fennel, anise and celery, with warm, slightly bitter undertones.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Fernleaf (organic)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    Can be grown in: Fennel hates having its roots being disturbed or being transplanted, so plant in a permanent spot, either in a container or straight into the ground.

    In the kitchen: Treat dill like bay leaves and let it add flavour to soups and stews, or add to the cooking water when you boil potatoes. Dill can also be used in bread, soups, vegetable dishes, and pickles, salad dressings, or to make dill vinegar. It works well with fish dishes.

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

     


  • firecracker-chilli-pepper

    Firecracker Chilli Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Packs a punch but with an amazing fruit flavour
    Firecracker is a compact chilli plant that forms clusters of small, bright, multi-coloured fruits, that always turn red when fully ripe. As the name suggests, this is one of our hottest chillies. They have a good kick but the amazing fruity flavour is never overpowered by the heat. The fruits grow to approximately 9-10cm in length.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Firecracker (organic)

    How hot? 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: These are delicious pickled, or raw chopped up finely in a salad. They are also delicious when cooked, and can be stuffed, roasted or added to sauces.

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


  • garlic-chives

    Garlic Chives

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Not only adds great flavour to your dishes, but looks attractive growing in the garden
    This is similar to chives, but the leaves are flatter with a white flower that has a delicate garlic and onion flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

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

    Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing chives, as otherwise they have a tendency to take over!

    In the kitchen: The slim, elegant dark green leaves can be used as a tasty addition to salads, or in soups, stews and curries. The flowers are also edible and look lovely when sprinkled over a summer salad.

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


  • hundredweight-pumpkin

    Hundredweight Pumpkin

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Can you grow a record breaker?!    
    This variety of pumpkin can produce beautiful round deep orange fruits of up 25kg! To grow these enormous fun fruits, you will need to allow approx. 2m between plants and thin out other fruits as they form. This will allow your larger fruit to obtain all the nutrients and water it needs to grow to this super-size.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Hundredweight (organic)

    Can be grown in: These pumpkins need to be grown outside with plenty of space. Find out more about growing pumpkins in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.


  • hyssop

    Hyssop

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Bees and butterflies love these beautiful blue flowers.
    Hyssop produces rich blue, clustered flowers that grow out of one side of its stem. These flowers are great at attracting bees and butterflies to the garden. The stem has a square shape with long pointed aromatic dark green leaves. Hyssop can grow to a height of 45cm.

    Number of plants: 3

    Great for protecting your brassicas!

    Can be grown in: Pots or containers, anywhere really as long as it has good drainage.

    In the kitchen: Use the young leaves of hyssop in salads or in meat or oily fish dishes, or use to flavour soups, stews, stuffing and fruit dishes. Hyssop is said to aid the digestion of fatty or rich foods.

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


  • chamomile

    Matricaria Chamomilla Chamomile

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Fragrant, tasty and so very pretty
    Producing pretty daisy like white and yellow flowers, this herb is bursting with healthy vitamins and looks wonderful when in full bloom.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Matricaria Chamomilla (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots, containers or your vegetable garden in a sheltered and sunny spot. Chamomile can grow to a height of approximately 60cm.

    In the kitchen: Chamomile works wonderfully in herbal teas, cakes and desserts.

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


  • petit-posi-flower-sprout

    Petit Posi Flower Sprout

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Attractive and unusual but extremely nutritious
    This attractive vegetable is a cross between a brussels sprout and curly kale resulting in a really nutritious and healthy veg! Forms tasty small green and purple sprouts with curly leaves.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Petit Posi (organic)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds.

    In the kitchen: With the smooth taste of a Brussel and nutty undertone of kale they are delicious when steamed, stir-fried or baked with a creamy cheese sauce.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • pumpkin-and-squash-patch

    Pumpkin & Squash Patch

    £14.99
    (12 Plants)

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

    Number of plants: 12

    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 courgettes, pumpkins, winter and summer squash are all delicious and are great for stuffing, roasting, using in soups or to make delicious pie’s.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.


  • purple-queen-dwarf-french-bean

    Purple Queen Dwarf French Bean

    £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 greenish purple foliage and deep glossy purple pods, these really are eye catching.

    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


  • rhubarb-chard

    Rhubarb Chard

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Colourful, nutrient-rich and delicious
    Adding a splash of red to those summer salads with its stunning red veins, this chard is very easy to grow and looks fantastic.

    Number of plants: 10

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing Rhubarb Chard in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Use as baby leaves in your salad, or it can be left to grow larger and used in stir fries or steamed.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.


  • root collection

    Root Veg Collection

    £14.99
    (60 Plants)

    The perfect selection of colourful, fun and tasty root vegetables
    If you can’t decide which roots to grow this spring, then why not try this collection. Containing a great selection of root vegetables, from firm favourites like parsnip and swede, to the more unusual varieties such as colourful carrots and golden beetroot.

    Number of plants: 60

    Can be grown in: Large containers, grow bags and raised beds.

    In the kitchen: This collection contains all the root veg you need to cook up a hearty casserole, stew or spruce up your Sunday roasts.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.


  • sweet-dumpling-winter-squash

    Sweet Dumpling Winter Squash

    £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.

    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.


  • sweetie-tomato

    Sweetie Tomato

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Sweetie in name and taste
    This variety of tomato produces exceptionally sweet flavoured cherry sized fruits in abundance. It is a vigorous plant that is perfect to grow indoors or outside later in the season.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Sweetie (organic)

    Can be grown in: Growbags, large containers or raised beds. Find out more about growing tomatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious in salads or try them roasted with a drizzle of olive oil.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July