Early Spring Veg

These veg need to be planted before spring is fully underway, some as early as February. See product details for planting information.

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  • Charlotte Potato

    Charlotte (Organic Salad/Second early Variety)

    £3.99
    (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 (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards.


  • colleen

    Colleen (Organic/First Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Good resistance to diseases
    A great all round Irish potato with yellow flesh and skin and has a good disease resistance.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Colleen (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is excellent for boiling and frying.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards

     


  • garlic-bulb-picardy-wight

    Garlic Bulb ‘Picardy Wight’

    £3.99
    2 bulbs

    A quick and easy way to grow garlic

    A kitchen must-have, garlic is simple to grow. Plant in a sunny spot and you’ll harvest plenty of fat, juicy garlic bulbs in July and August. Adapted to cooler and wetter conditions, this variety grows well in the UK. It stores well too.

    Number of cloves: Approx 15 cloves per bulb

    Can be grown in: Beds or pots

    In the kitchen: The possibilities are endless!

    Can be delivered from: Feb-April.

    Harvest: July/August.


  • horseradish

    Horseradish

    £9.99
    5 thongs

    These are the hottest thongs on the market.
    Horseradish is a classic English favourite grown for its pungent roots which make a fantastic sauce for roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. This variety of horseradish suits any climate and needs little care.

    Number of roots/thongs: 5

    Can be grown in: Best grown in pots to prevent it spreading.

    In the kitchen: Great made into a delicious horseradish sauce.

    Can be delivered from: late April – late May

    Harvest: October/November.


  • jerusalem-artichoke

    Jerusalem Artichoke

    £5.99
    5 tubers

    Tubers with real character!

    A delicious and interesting vegetable that is becoming more popular now celebrity chefs are celebrating its virtues. This variety is less nobbly and has a smooth easy to peel skin. The plant has lovely, tall yellow flowers (it’s related to the sunflower) making it an excellent screen or windbreak. The tubers will be ready to harvest

    Number of tubers: 5

    Variety: Fuseau

    Can be grown in: Beds or pots

    In the kitchen: Great roasted or sliced up and fried

    Can be delivered from: March to April.

    Harvest: between November and February.


  • Onion-Sturon_fromset

    Onion Set ‘Sturon Globe’

    £2.99
    Pack of 50 (approx)

    A quick and easy way to grow onions

    Growing onions from sets is easy and requires minimal aftercare once planted. This is a classic looking, white semi-globe onion that produces heavy bulbs in August/September which will store well.

    Number of sets per pack: Approx 50

    Can be grown in: Beds or pots

    In the kitchen: The possibilities are endless!

    Can be delivered from: late March onwards

    Harvest: August/September.


  • Shallot-golden-gourmet

    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

    Can be grown in: Beds or pots

    In the kitchen: The possibilities are endless!

    Can be delivered from: from late March onwards

    Harvest: September/October


  • Sharpes-Express-2013

    Sharpes Express (Maincrop Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Fab floury spuds!
    Heritage variety with smooth, white skin, pale flesh and a lovely oval shape. 

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Sharpes Express

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is excellent for roasting, mashing and baking.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards

     


  • asparagus

    Pacific 2000 Asparagus Crowns

    £7.99
    (5 Plants)

    The King of the asparagus world
    Originally from New Zealand this is a really delicious variety of asparagus. It will produce uniform, green spears which are tender and string less. Once established each crown will provide up to 25 spears per year and will continue cropping for up to 25 years, making it something of an investment in your veg patch.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Pacific 2000

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing Asparagus, each crown needs about 45cm growing space.

    In the kitchen: Delicious pan fried with a little drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of sea salt and wrapped in parma ham. It can be steamed or roasted also. Delicious in salads or even soup.

    Can be delivered from: Mid February onwards


  • asparagus

    Guelph Millennium Asparagus Crowns

    £7.99
    (5 Plants)

    A hardy sort, this variety thrives in colder climates
    This variety of asparagus originates from Northern Canada and has been bred to be deliciously tasty and also hardy. Even if your garden is located in the north of England you should achieve good results with these crowns. Once established each crown will provide up to 25 spears per year and will continue cropping for up to 25 years, making it something of an investment in your veg patch.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Guelph Millennium

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing Asparagus, each crown needs about 45cm growing space.

    In the kitchen: Delicious pan fried with a little drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of sea salt and wrapped in parma ham. It can be steamed or roasted also. Delicious in salads or even soup.

    Can be delivered from: Mid February onwards


  • asparagus

    Ariane Asparagus Crowns

    £7.99
    (5 Plants)

    An early riser
    Asparagus ‘Ariane’ will produce a good crop of delicious, large, purple-tipped spears early in the season. Smaller, fine spears are also produced later in the season. If you can, we highly recommend growing both, Ariane and Pacific 2000 to keep you going for longer in the season.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Ariane

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing Asparagus, each crown needs about 45cm growing space.

    In the kitchen: Delicious pan fried with a little drizzle of olive oil, a pinch of sea salt and wrapped in parma ham. It can be steamed or roasted also. Delicious in salads or even soup.

    Can be delivered from: Mid February onwards


  • British Queen

    British Queen (Organic Heritage/Second early Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    This variety has excellent dry rot resistance
    An old variety of heritage potatoes first listed in 1894. British Queen produce high yields of smooth, oval shaped potato with white skin and flesh. The tubers are dry, floury and very tasty.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: British Queen (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Best fried, baked or steamed.

    Can be delivered from:  mid February onwards.

     


  • King Edward

    King Edward (Heritage /Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99

    A popular and well-loved potato

    This variety has been grown in the UK since 1902. These potatoes have a creamy white flesh with light, floury texture that rarely discolours on cooking.

    Good resistance to scab and slugs.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: King Edward

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety of potato is excellent when roasted or baked.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards.


  • pink-fir

    Pink Fir Apple (Heritage 1850’s/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    These tubers are long, narrow and famously knobbly.
    This interesting shaped potato was originally imported into Britain over 160 years ago! It was kept solely by enthusiasts for decades because of its exceptional flavour.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Pink Fir Apple

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: These are best boiled and used in salads.

    Can be delivered from:  mid February onwards.

     


  • highland burgundy red

    Highland Burgandy Red (Heritage/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A delight in colour and taste
    Dating from 1936 this oval shaped potato was allegedly used to add the perfect colour for a meal for the Duke of Burgundy in the Savoy. This delicious red potato has a medium floury texture with a definite ring of white.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Highland Burgandy Red (Organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Perfect for roasting, making chips, steaming or to create an interesting coloured mash.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards.

     


  • Arran Victory

    Arran Victory (Organic Heritage/Maincrop Variety)

    £4.99
    (10 Tubers)

    This potato is worth the wait
    Arran Victory was first grown in 1918 and requires a longer time to produce than more modern varieties. You are rewarded though with beautiful blue, almost purple potatoes. It’s one of only two blue varieties still available for general growing and is still regarded in Scotland as the late season premium potato.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Arran Victory (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: It has excellent flavour and is perfect for producing supreme mash or roast potatoes.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards.

     


  • Maris Peer

    Maris Peer (Organic/Second Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    A trusted favourite
    This amazingly popular variety is widely used for its regular round shape and medium sized potatoes.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Maris Peer (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety has many uses including boiling for salads, steaming and chipping.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards.

     


  • ambo

    Ambo (Organic/Second Early Variety)

    £3.99
    10 tubers

    Unusual and tasty

    Ambo is a mainly white skinned variety with a large splash of red covering the skin. It produces oval shaped potatoes and will grow in many different conditions. Grow under horticulture fleece for an earlier crop.

    Variety: Ambo – 2nd early variety

    No of tubers: 10 tubers (seed potatoes)

    In the kitchen: It’s well suited for boiling, baking and roasting.

    Delivery:  from mid February onwards.


  • Rocket Potato

    Rocket (First Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    The earliest early!
    Attractive and uniform almost round tubers with white flesh and skin. This variety will produce a heavy crop of delicious ‘new baby potatoes’. Good all round disease resistance including golden eelworm.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Rocket

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This variety is best for boiling and used in salads.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards.

     


  • Orla

    Orla (Organic/First Early Variety)

    £3.99
    (10 Tubers)

    Well suited to organic growing
    This variety is well suited to organic growing due to its blight and disease resistance. This yellow skinned beauty has supreme flavour and texture.

    Number of tubers (seed potatoes): 10

    Variety: Orla (organic)

    Can be grown in: Potatoes need a bit of depth. You can grow them straight in the ground in a raised bed, or in a deep planter. Find out more about growing potatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Good for boiling and roasting.

    Can be delivered from: mid February onwards.