Veg Plants

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  • Beetroot Mix

    £9.99
    (30 Plants)

    A fabulous array of different beets
    This little collection contains three different varieties (the classic Detroit purple beet, Bolder Golden and Chioggia, a stripy Italian variety) to give you a lovely harvest of different looking beetroots, each with its own distinct flavour.

    Number of plants: 30 (10 of each variety)

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

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest once you can see the crown of the beet has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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*)

    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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in spring approx 15cm apart in planters, raised beds, pots, containers or grow bags.

    When to harvest: Start cutting the salad leaves when the plants reach about 10cm high. Clip the leaves with scissors, and the plants will re-grow and can be trimmed several times.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Charlotte (Salad/Second early Variety)

    £4.99
    (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

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

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Feb/Mar 2021 through to April/May. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground, raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted in spring. If you receive them in Feb/Mar, it is best to chit them before planting out in late March/April. If received in April/May you can plant straight away without chitting.

    For earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Chilli Pepper – Cherry Bomb

    £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

    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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Growing/Planting Advice: Best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel. Keep well watered. Plant approx 30cm apart.

    When to harvest: You can expect chillies and peppers to start forming in July if planted early, they should keep cropping through to late Autumn if grown in a greenhouse.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Colourful Carrot Selection

    Colourful Carrot Mix

    £5.99
    (10 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 children.

    Number of plants: 10

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

  • Companion Plant Pack

    £12.99
    (30 Plants)

    Help to keep pests at bay with beautiful companion plants
    Companion planting is a traditional and natural way to deter pests from crops that you are growing and to attract good insects such as hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds which are the best natural predators of aphids and whitefly. Our little companion plant pack is a great way to get started and not only do the plants look lovely when interspersed with your vegetables, they all have the advantage of being edible too.

    With 30 plants in total, this pack contains the following plants:

    Tagetes x 10
    Plant tagetes close to your tomatoes, peppers and aubergine to deter whitefly. They also look very pretty when in flower. The petals have a distinctive zesty flavour and can picked and used fresh to garnish salads.

    Marigold x 10
    The strong colour of marigolds attracts beneficial hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds. Plant them in amongst your crops or next to rows of veg. The flowers and leaves have a mild citrus flavour and can be used to garnish salads or desserts.

    Nasturtiums x 10
    Nasturtiums secrete a mustard oil that insects love, plant them as a sacrificial crop close to brassicas to deter caterpillars. A wonderful pretty companion plant with edible leaves and petals which have a distinctive peppery taste.

  • Companion Plant Pack (large)

    £19.99
    (60 Plants)

    Keep pests at bay with a big pack of beautiful companion plants
    Companion planting is a traditional and natural way to deter pests from crops that you are growing and to attract good insects such as hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds which are the best natural predators of aphids and whitefly. Our large companion plant pack is perfect for larger veg patches and allotments. Not only do the plants look lovely when interspersed with your vegetables, they all have the advantage of being edible too.

    With 60 plants in total, this pack contains the following plants:

    Tagetes x 20
    Plant tagetes close to your tomatoes, peppers and aubergine to deter whitefly. They also look very pretty when in flower. The petals have a distinctive zesty flavour and can picked and used fresh to garnish salads.

    Marigold x 20
    The strong colour of marigolds attracts beneficial hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds. Plant them in amongst your crops or next to rows of veg. The flowers and leaves have a mild citrus flavour and can be used to garnish salads or desserts.

    Nasturtiums x 20
    Nasturtiums secrete a mustard oil that insects love, plant them as a sacrificial crop close to brassicas to deter caterpillars. A wonderful pretty companion plant with edible leaves and petals which have a distinctive peppery taste.

  • Edible Flower Pack

    £19.99
    (43 Plants)

    Beautiful flowers to decorate salads and cakes
    This collection of edible flower seedlings will provide an abundance of pretty blooms to adorn anything you are cooking, from salads to cupcakes!

    This pack contains the following plants:

    Borage x 3

    Lovely little blue flowers that will look super on cakes and desserts. They have a cucumber-like flavour – they’re a great addition to a gin & tonic!!

    Violas x 20

    These pretty flowers are so sweet and really decorative.

    Calendula x 10

    Use the striking, orange petals to add a splash of colour to risottos and paella. They have a mild saffron like flavour.

    Nasturtium x 10

    Pick off the leaves and petals to enjoy in salads or sprinkled on dishes like risotto.  They have a distinctive peppery taste.

     

    Please note that contents may vary slightly depending upon the season

  • frills mustard

    Frills Mustard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Packs a flavoursome punch!

    These leaves have a fab flavour, giving a mustardy punch to salads and other dishes. You can start harvesting as soon as the leaves reach 5-10cm and if you keep picking off the leaves it will keep producing more for you to enjoy right through the summer months and into autumn.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Frills (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The texture is crunchy yet tender with a robust mustard flavour and mildly sweet and spicy pepper-like finish. The young leaves are mild and best used raw in a salad, but more mature leaves stand up well to a light sauté or braise.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in spring approx 15cm apart in planters, raised beds, pots, containers or grow bags.

    When to harvest: Start cutting the salad leaves when the plants reach about 10cm high. Clip the leaves with scissors, and the plants will re-grow and can be trimmed several times.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • golden ball turnip

    Golden Ball Turnip

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    A truly unique, brightly coloured turnip with an exquisite flavour
    A lovely, sweet flavoured turnip that’ll store well. They’re quick growing and 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

    Variety: Golden Ball (organic*)

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

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: You should be able to see the root forming in late summer/autumn. Harvest when it reaches the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • red russian kale

    Kale – Red Russian

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    This is one of our favourites!

    You get really lovely tones of colour on this plant as it grows, making it a very attractive addition to your veg patch and of course, it’s super healthy and easy to grow. We’re sure you will enjoy it just as much as we do!

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Russian (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Red Russian Kale is the sweetest of the kale types. An incredibly nutritious vegetable, it can be enjoyed steamed, baked in a gratin or used in stir-fries, stews or even smoothies.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant approx 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover with insect proof netting to protect from cabbage white butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: Harvest individual leaves throughout the season and the plant will keep growing for months.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • red mizuna

    Mizuna – Red Knight

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Attractive and easy to grow, a tasty addition to your veg patch

    Mizuna is an attractive and delicious cut and come again salad leaf with deeply cut spicy flavoured leaves. It is easy to grow and well worth having in your veg patch.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Knight (organic)

    In the kitchen: Delicious in salads and also great for stir-frying.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in spring approx 15cm apart in planters, raised beds, pots, containers or grow bags.

    When to harvest: Start cutting the salad leaves when the plants reach about 10cm high. Clip the leaves with scissors, and the plants will re-grow and can be trimmed several times.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Parsnip – Countess

    £5.99
    (10 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: 10

    Variety: Countess (organic)

    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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 30cm apart in well dug soil.

    Harvesting: Ideally after the first frosts for a better flavour.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Pink Gypsy – Organic

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Attractive and Unusual!

    Pink Gypsy is a maincrop variety that has pink skin and white spots surrounding the eyes on the oval shaped tubers, they are prized for its distinct multi-coloured skin, resistance to disease, flavour and adaptability to colder climates.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Pink Gypsy (Organic)

    In the Kitchen: It is excellent for baking, roasting and mashing due to its fluffy white flesh.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Feb/Mar 2021 through to April/May. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground, raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted in spring. If you receive them in Feb/Mar, it is best to chit them before planting out in late March/April. If received in April/May you can plant straight away without chitting.

    For earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Pumpkin – Hundredweight

    £5.99
    (3 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: 3

    Variety: Hundredweight (organic*)

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

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to harvest: Harvest in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Pumpkin & Squash Patch

    £19.99
    (15 Plants)

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

    Number of plants: 15

    In the kitchen: This collection of pumpkins, winter and summer squash are all delicious and are great for stuffing, roasting, using in soups or to make delicious pies.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Please see our growing guides for each individual plants advice.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual plants advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Rhubarb Chard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Colourful, nutrient-rich and delicious

    This is a leaf beet chard that will add a nice splash of colour to the garden over winter. It’s a nice one to grow in borders and pots as well. Treat it like spinach or pick the leaves while they are young for salads.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Rhubarb Red (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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to harvest: Once planted, you should be able to start harvesting outer leaves within a few weeks. Keep picking regularly for a continuous crop right through to autumn

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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 that can be used in all sorts of dishes, from casseroles and soups to slaws and salads.

    Number of plants: 60

    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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Please see our growing guides for each individual plants advice.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual plants advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Setanta (Organic/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A fantastic potato to grow!
    Setanta is a new Irish variety of potato with the ever-popular Rooster as one of its parent lines, which has been acclaimed for its high resistance to blight. Yields are large with beautiful oval red skinned tubers with creamy yellow flesh.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Setanta (organic)

    In the kitchen: It is excellent for roasting, baking and chipping owing to its high dry matter.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Feb/Mar 2021 through to April/May. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Potatoes need a bit of depth, you can grow them in the ground, raised bed or in a deep planter. These should be planted in spring. If you receive them in Feb/Mar, it is best to chit them before planting out in late March/April. If received in April/May you can plant straight away without chitting.

    For earlies we recommend planting 30cm apart with 40-50cm between rows and for second earlies and main crops we recommend around 40cm apart with 75cm between rows.

    When to harvest: Earlies are usually ready when the flowers open and Maincrops are ready when the leaves have died. Look for these telltale signs to know when your spuds are ready, and then doublecheck by carefully scraping away the earth with your hand or a trowel to see that they’re a good size for harvesting.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Shallot Set ‘Golden Gourmet’

    £3.99
    Pack of 20 (approx)

    A quick and easy way to grow shallots

    This is a very high yielding shallot producing a petite golden brown skinned bulb in September and October which will store well throughout the winter.

    Number of sets per pack: Approx 20

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Feb/Mar 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in early spring approx 10cm apart in pots, containers, raised beds and any traditional veg patches. Make sure the soil/compost has good drainage.

    When to harvest: When the leaves start to turn yellow you can check to see if they are ready to harvest. You may be able to tell if they are ready from the crown of the bulb peeping above the surface of the soil. If not, carefully dig one or two up to have a look with a hand fork.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Buttercup (organic*)

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

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to harvest: Harvest in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *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!

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Queensland Blue (organic*)

    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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to harvest: Harvest in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *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.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Sweet Dumpling (organic*)

    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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to harvest: Harvest in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *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 deep green foliage, pretty flowers and deep glossy purple pods, these really are eye catching.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Purple Queen (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.