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  • 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


  • 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.


  • Lomond Swede

    Marian Swede

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and deliciously tasty
    Swede is a hardy root vegetable that is easy to grow so long as they are watered regularly to avoid splitting. It has a globe shape with purple skin colour and yellow flesh within.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Marian (organic)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing swedes. Find out more about growing swede in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious roasted, mashed or slow cooked in stews or casseroles.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • Sweetbell Turnip

    Sweetbell Turnip

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This fast growing root vegetable, with its purple topped roots and succulent white flesh has an exquisite flavour with an exceptionally sweet, firm and crisp texture.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Sweetbell (organic)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing turnips. Find out more about growing turnips in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Try grated raw into salads, added to casseroles, stir-fries or served as a separate vegetable completely.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • Golden Beetroot

    Boldor Golden Beetroot

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Delicious and colourful
    This super tasty Golden Beetroot variety produces smooth skinned golden yellow roots.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Boldor (organic)

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

    In the kitchen: Great for roasting, pickling or try making a golden beetroot soup. Alternatively you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.


  • Celeriac

    Giant Prague Celeriac

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    The unsung hero of the vegetable world
    This variety of celeriac produces round roots with a slightly flattened base and medium green foliage. Harvest from late September and this variety stores very well.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Giant Prague (organic)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are ideal for growing celeriac. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: With its celery-like flavour with nutty overtones, celeriac is great mashed, boiled or roasted. Use it in slow cooked dishes or make a deliciously hearty soup.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • Beetroot

    Detroit Beetroot

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Super tasty and trusty variety
    This is a super tasty, popular variety of beetroot that produces smooth skinned, dark red, large vegetables.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Detroit (organic)

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

    In the kitchen: This variety of beetroot is great for roasting or you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads. Delicious!

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.


  • Cylindra Beetroot

    Cylindra Beetroot

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Unusual, easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This cylindrical beetroot has a smooth skin and dark purple-red flesh. This unique variety has a very fine, smooth texture with little fibre. The root maintains its sweetness and tenderness over a long growing season and does not get woody. The roots stand proud above the soil, but can be earthed up and will remain in good condition for a long period.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Cylindra (organic)

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

    In the kitchen: The roots of this beetroot are sweet with an earthy-caramel taste, especially lovely when roasted. Or you could try boiling the beetroot or sliced up and in salads.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.