Summer Planting

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  • British Basil

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Resistant to cooler conditions
    British Basil 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!

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

  • Carrots – Early Nantes

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, deliciously tasty and a true family favourite 
    Growing carrots is one of the most rewarding things to do in your kitchen garden…there is just something so satisfying about pulling them up and washing off all the soil so that you can cook them. These Nantes Carrots have a lovely sweet flavour. They’re a bit of a classic in the carrot world, and you can expect to get a size around 6 inches out of them. Growing carrots from plug plants is easy – the plants arrive in tiny biodegradable pots and you can simply plant them into well dug soil or containers. A complete growing guide comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Early Nantes (organic)

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

  • Cavolo Nero – Nero di Toscano (Black Kale)

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An easy to grow, decorative and healthy kale plant

    This Italian kale has beautiful dark green leaves and looks really striking in the vegetable patch when it’s fully grown. In fact, many people choose to plant it in borders for exactly that reason. It’s easy to grow (easier than many other brassicas) and will provide you with leaves for several months. The plug plants will arrive with a complete growing guide full of planting advice and tips.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Nero di Toscana (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Add Cavolo Nero kale stews, steam it, fry it up with a little garlic butter.

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    Curly Kale (Borecole) – Green Curled Dwarf

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A space-saving, easy-growing kale
    This is a very popular, compact curly kale that is great for pots (and beds, too!) and requires little attention to produce a good crop. It is exceptionally hardy and grows really well through autumn and winter giving you a nice, constant supply of healthy greens from your garden. You can plant curly kale in spring for use in late summer and early autumn, or plant in summer/early autumn for a winter harvest. Cover with mesh netting to protect from pests. You’ll find plenty of advice in the growing guide that comes with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Green Curled Dwarf (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This kale can be steamed, baked or fried with a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkled with seasoning to make delicious kale crisps or even used in smoothies.

  • Extend The Season Collection

    £29.99
    (83 Plants)

    Keep your vegetable garden going for longer
    With a selection of vegetable plants that are perfect for planting in midsummer, and that will crop well into autumn, this collection is designed to help you extend the growing season.

    Number of plants: 83

    Contains the following baby plants:

    Beetroot x 10
    Spring Onion x 20
    Cauliflower x 10
    Curly Kale x 10
    Celeriac x 10
    Red Cabbage x 10
    Courgette x 3
    Carrot x 10

  • Fernleaf Dill

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Quick growing and versatile
    Fernleaf Dill 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!

    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.

  • Flat Leaf Parsley

    Flat Leaf Parsley

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Nutritious and tasty
    Also known as Italian parsley, flat leaf parsley has dark green leaves and a pungent, sweet flavour. Harvest it as needed, but fairly regularly so that the plants keep sprouting new stems.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Flat Leaf (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Parsley is such a wonderfully versatile and nutritious herb with its clean flavour demanding no restraint on use. It can be the main ingredient in everything from salads to smoothies. Parsley keeps its bright colour and flavour even when pureed. Make it the base of your next pesto, sauce, soup or shower it over meats and seafood to brighten up your dish.

     

  • Lettuce – Buttercrunch

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A firm favourite in the lettuce world
    This variety of lettuce is actually somewhere between a butterhead and a crisphead. It has soft outer leaves but with a creamy green heart of a much crispier texture. Buttercrunch will stand well without bolting – a very good option for suntrap gardens. Growing lettuces using our organic plug plants is so simple, and you’ll receive a complete growing guide with your plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Buttercrunch (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads often have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch.

  • Lettuce – Freckles

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and delicious
    Freckles is easy to grow from our lovely young plug plants. It is heat tolerant, crisp and bolt resistant. Freckles is unlike any romaine lettuce you will see. It has bright green leaves that look like someone splattered painted burgundy spots all over them! A lovely variety. Growing lettuces from plug plants is easy – you can grow them in pots or beds – just follow the instructions in the growing guide that you will receive with your plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Freckles (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads often have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch. The next time you make a Caesar salad use Freckles and create your own work of art.

  • Lettuce – Little Gem

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A crunchy, compact lettuce that takes up little space
    Producing small plants, this lettuce forms a small, tight heart – it is quick growing and will do well planted in between rows of other veggies as it doesn’t need much space. Harvest the entire lettuce once the head reaches full size, approx 12-15cm tall. The plug plants arrive in plastic-free packaging together with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Little Gem (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Wonderfully versatile with so much to offer, this lettuce is deliciously in salads, or braised/sautéed. Try braising it with peas and mint!

  • Plug The Gaps Collection

    £24.99
    (70 Plants)

    Perfect for those empty spaces
    With a selection of space saving, quick growing plants, this collection is ideal for midsummer as gaps pop up in the veg patch, whether that’s from being harvested or being eaten by pests!

    Number of plants: 70

    Contains the following baby plants:

    Spring Onion x 20
    Wild Rocket x 10
    Beetroot x 10
    Lettuce x 10
    Chard x 10
    Minipop Baby Corn x 10

  • Purple Sprouting Broccoli – Early

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, beautiful colour and fantastic flavour

    An extremely healthy and tasty vegetable that is so much more flavoursome when harvested and eaten fresh from your own garden. This variety is great to plant in spring/summer for a harvest between February and May, when there’s not much else to harvest! Growing from our plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive and keep them well watered – a complete growing guide is provided with every plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plant

    Variety: Early (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Packed full of flavour when lightly steamed, stir-fried or boiled in just a few minutes so that the florets become tender. Drizzle with melted butter and lemon juice to make a delicious side dish.

  • Rainbow Chard – Bright Lights

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Colourful, nutrient-rich and delicious

    Rainbow chard will bring a pleasing punch of colour to your veg patch during the colder months. It is a flavoursome and nutrient-rich plant that will produce leaves throughout the seasons. Simply cut off the bigger, outer leaves at the base and more will keep growing. It is easy to grow rainbow chard from plug plants – just plant in raised beds or large containers and follow the growing guide that is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Bright Lights (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The leaves are lovely wilted with a bit of garlic butter, and the stalks are great chopped up and thrown into paellas and risottos.

  • Spinach – Perpetual

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A fantastically versatile nutrient-rich plant
    Producing tasty leaves for you throughout the seasons, as perpetual spinach grows you can simply cut the bigger outer leaves off at the base and it’ll keep producing more and more. As long as the slugs and caterpillars don’t get to it, it’ll carry on for ages. Perpetual spinach is very easy to grow from our organic plug plants – suitable for pots and beds, and will grow well in sun or partial shade. Full growing instructions come with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Perpetual (organic*)

    In the kitchen: You can either cook the spinach leaves making a delicious addition to a wide range of dishes, use the baby leaves in salads or add to smoothies or juice.

  • Wild Rocket

    Wild Rocket

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, full of flavour and plentiful

    This is one of our favourite vegetable plants to grow. Keep it well watered, and plant it in a slightly shady spot. The taste is phenomenal compared to shop bought rocket and it just keeps cropping for months. Cut the outer leaves off as they reach the desired size. Simple. Growing wild rocket from our plug plants is easy – just follow the instructions in the growing guide that is provided with your plants when they arrive.

    Number of plants: 10 organic plug plants

    Variety: Wild Rocket (organic*)

    In the kitchen: With its peppery flavoured leaves it is delicious used in salads. Sprinkle over pizzas and pasta dishes too for a little kick.

  • Beetroot – Chioggia

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Stripy Beetroots!
    This traditional Italian beetroot has beautiful, decorative white rings when sliced. It looks amazing sliced finely and added to salads. Definitely worth growing! Our beetroot plug plants make it very easy to grow your own beetroot, whether you are growing in pots or beds. The plants arrive with a complete growing guide, and are delivered in plastic-free packaging.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Chioggia Italian (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This variety of beetroot is great for slicing into salads so that you can see the beautiful stripes.

  • Broccoli (Calabrese) – Green Sprouting

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A delicious and easy to grow family favourite

    This is a green sprouting variety of broccoli. After you have harvested the main head of broccoli (the ‘leader’), it will start to produce successive spears for you to harvest. You can either harvest them whilst small and tender or wait until they form a larger head. Use netting to keep butterflies (and therefore caterpillars) at bay! Growing from our broccoli plug plants is quick and easy – just plant them in your garden when your plugs arrive and keep them well watered – a complete growing guide comes with every delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Green Sprouting (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great steamed, roasted with a little oil or stir-fried, it is an extremely versatile kitchen garden staple.

  • Chicory – Rossa di Treviso

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An interesting plant to try in your kitchen garden

    This is a fun little plant to grow, adding a deep red colour to your plot. Harvest the whole head or just use the outer leaves. Once fully grown you can usually leave it in the ground until you’re ready to harvest. It is easy to grow chicory using our organic plug plants, and the plants arrive with a full growing guide to get you started.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Rossa di Treviso (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Chicory can be used in salads or cooked. Try blanching or braising it.

  • Endive – Pancalieri

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A crunchy salad leaf that grows easily

    A frizzy, frilly feast of a plant! Harvest the young leaves as a cut-and-come-again to add a punchy flavour and a good crunch to salads, or wait until the whole head has matured. Endives are very easy to grow using our organic plug plants, just follow the advice in the comprehensive growing guide that arrives with your delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Pancalieri (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Endives have a slightly more biting flavour than lettuce so the leaves work wonderfully well in salads.

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    Giant Winter Leeks

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    The gardener’s choice of leek
    Giant Winter is an excellent late variety producing thick leeks that will hold well in the ground for a long time and are winter hardy. You will find more than one leek growing in most of your plug plants, so you will get plenty of leeks to harvest! You can either tease them apart to plant each leek separately, or plant together without separating. There is plenty of growing advice in the growing guide that arrives with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants (although you are likely to receive two or three seedlings in each plug)

    Variety: Giant Winter (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Leeks are delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out their flavour and texture.

  • Golden Ball Turnip

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A truly unique, brightly coloured turnip with an exquisite flavour
    A lovely, sweet flavoured turnip that’ll store well. Growing from our plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive and keep them well watered – a complete growing guide is provided with every plant delivery. Turnips are quick growing – they will be ready to harvest when the roots are about the size of a golf ball. Once harvested, store them in a cool dark place. Perfect for warming winter casseroles and so much tastier than shop bought turnips.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Golden Ball (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great in casseroles and stews or even slow roasted.

  • Leeks – Musselburgh

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    A tried and tested traditional variety
    Musselburgh produces huge, handsome leeks with thick stems and dark green leaves. It is reliable, easy to grow, winter hardy, with good disease resistance and an excellent strong flavour. It will be ready for harvesting late summer to early winter. It’s easy to grow leeks from plug plants – just follow the instructional leaflet that will arrive with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: Musselburgh (organic)

    In the kitchen: Leeks are delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out the flavour and texture.

  • Lettuce – Lollo Rossa

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    This wonderful looking lettuce is a must in any kitchen garden
    Lollo Rossa lettuce forms tight frilly maroon heads. You can wait and harvest the whole plant, or pick a few leaves here and there as needed. It is very easy to grow lettuces from plug plants – just pop them in the ground, or in pots or a window box, and keep them well watered. A full growing guide is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Lollo Rossa (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Use this lettuce to bulk up salads and add a splash of colour.

  • Mizuna – Kyoto Green

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Attractive, delicious salad leaves

    Mizuna is a cut-and-come-again Oriental salad leaf with deeply cut, spicy flavoured leaves. It is easy to grow and well worth having in your salad patch. Harvest the leaves regularly so that the plant continues to grow for many weeks. If you grow these plants in a slightly shaded spot, they will last even longer without bolting early. Mizuna plug plants make it easy to get going – no fussing with seeds! Just follow the advice in the growing guide when your plants arrive.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Kyoto (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Mizuna is delicious in salads, adding a punchy flavour. When it does bolt you can use the broccoli-like florets in stir-fries.