Spring/Summer Plants

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  • Beetroot – Detroit

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A classic variety that is easy to grow
    This is a super tasty, popular variety of beetroot that produces smooth skinned, dark red, medium to large beetroots to harvest. Perfect for growing in beds or containers, beetroot is incredibly easy to grow, especially using our organic plug plants. You’ll receive a complete growing guide with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Detroit (organic*)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Butternut Squash – Waltham

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Delicious and easy to grow   
    Produces sweet flavoured butternut squash of a light tan-colour, with smooth orange flesh. These fruits are uniformed in shape and can grow up to 20cm long. Stores well after harvesting. A good variety for UK growing. Butternut Squash plug plants make it easy, too – just plant them in a sunny spot and follow the advice in the growing guide that comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Waltham Butternut (organic*)

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

  • 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.

  • Chives

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    This herb looks beautiful in your garden and on your plate
    A delicious herb that will come back year after year producing long leaves with a light oniony flavour. Chives look beautiful in your garden with its pink flowers (also edible), and is very popular with bees too. It’s a must have for any kitchen garden.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

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

    In the kitchen: The leaves can be chopped finely to add to potatoes and other veg dishes. Or, leave them whole and wilt them down with shredded spinach and chard. The flowers are also edible and look lovely when sprinkled over a summer salad.

     

  • Cobra French Climbing Bean

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Deliciously tasty, and perfectly formed!
    This is a really popular variety of French Climbing Bean that produces long, green bean pods which are about 7mm in diameter and can be harvested over a long period. If you enjoy French Bean Salads, this is the bean for you! French Beans are easy to grow from plug plants – you can plant them in beds or large pots in full sunshine. A complete growing guide is provided with all plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Cobra (organic)

    In the kitchen: Great steamed with a drizzle of olive oil, perfect for salads.

  • Courgette – Green Bush

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    A high yielding, easy to grow courgette plant
    This is a bush variety of courgette, which means that plants are large, robust and vigorous but stay compact without sprawling. The fruit are uniform and straight, with a rich dark green colouring and a fine flavour that’s delicate and sweet enough to eat raw, straight off the plant. Growing courgettes from plug plants is very easy – plant in full sunshine, in beds or large pots, and be sure to water well. You will receive a complete growing guide with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Green Bush (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, courgettes can be used in stir-fries, soups, casseroles, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. You can even eat its beautiful flower, try stuffing it with herbs and cheese and frying it briefly.

  • Courgette – Summer Holiday

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Cute, fun little round courgettes

    A perfectly round courgette with bright yellow, striped skin. They grow well in dry conditions making them an excellent choice for summer planting. Choose a sunny spot secluded from the wind. The courgettes can be harvested at any stage of growing, as baby courgettes or full size – all the advice you need is in the growing guide that comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Summer Holiday (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Baby courgettes are great for BBQs, simply thread onto skewers and grill. For more mature courgettes, try chopping and sauteeing. They are the perfect shape for stuffing.

  • Cucamelon

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Fun, quirky and great in a gin & tonic

    These grape-sized cucumbers have mottled green skin that makes them look like tiny watermelons (hence the name). They are super refreshing and have a slight citrus flavour. They will grow best in the greenhouse but make sure you leave a window or door open for pollinators. Plug plants make them particularly easy to grow – just follow the guide that comes with your plants!

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Cucamelon (organic*)

    In the kitchen: These little beauties are a fun and interesting addition to any salad bowl and great in cocktails too.

  • borecole

    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.

     

  • French Bean – Yard Long

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Super long, snakelike French beans!

    These brilliantly long French Beans are so easy to grow from plug plants, however they will need full sunshine so make sure you position them well, or you could grow them in a polytunnel/greenhouse. They can be grown in large pots or beds and will need a 2m tall wigwam structure or other bean support to climb. Harvest the yard long beans in late summer. Some say that the beans have a slightly aspargus-like flavour, and in other parts of the world they are called Asparagus Beans.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Yard Long (*organic)

    In the kitchen: Can be steamed, blanched, added to stir fries and even braised with garlic.

  • garden mint

    Garden Mint

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Fragrant, fast-growing and a great addition to recipes
    Garden Mint is one of the most popular culinary mints, with large leaves and pretty pink, lilac or white flowers appearing in the summer.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Garden (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: This variety is ideal for making mint sauce or adding to salads and summer drinks.

     

  • Lemon Grass

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    A delicious delicacy and essential in Asian inspired recipes
    Lemon grass is a perennial, tropical variety of grass with a sweet, lemony scent. It is particularly associated with Thai and South East Asian cooking.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic

    In the kitchen: A delicious delicacy and an essential in Asian inspired recipes. Lemon Grass is a delicious addition to soups, curries, sauces and fish dishes. The woody stems of this refreshing herb are also wonderful for making an invigorating herbal tea. Most of the flavour is in the thicker bulb end, which can be added whole to dishes, or peeled, then crushed or chopped.

     

  • 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!

  • Padron Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Some are hot, most are not!
    Padron Peppers are becoming so popular with foodies, and for good reason. They are simply delicious freshly harvested, stir fried in a generous glug of olive oil with a pinch of Cornish Sea Salt. Every so often you’ll come across one that is hot, but most are lovely and mild and so tasty. They are a must grow! Growing from plug plants is quick and easy – just plant them in a greenhouse or sunny, sheltered site when your plants arrive and follow the advice in the growing guide provided with your plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Padron (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Best fried in olive oil until the skin blisters, then sprinkle with sea salt.

  • Pea Half Pint – Tom Thumb

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Perfect for pots on your patio 

    Growing your own peas can be one of the most rewarding plants in your garden! They taste SO much better homegrown… frozen peas from the supermarket are no match for these delicious pops of flavour! These dinky plants are ideal for pots. They will produce full sized pea pods, even though the plant is tiny, so they are perfect for a small garden. An excellent addition for summer growing, and they’ll cope well when the weather turns colder in autumn too. They are very easy to grow from plug plants, just follow the advice in the growing guide provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants (*organic)

    In the kitchen: Shell the peas and either scatter them in a salad or boil for 3 minutes as a tasty vegetable accompaniment

  • 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.