Easy to Grow Veg

Our organic veg plug plants will be ready for dispatch from late April/early May through to August. Here’s a selection of plants that are incredibly easy to grow…

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  • Cucumber – Marketmore

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Easy, delicious and decorative
    Cucumber plants look beautiful when growing and can be grown by even the most inexperienced gardener. This variety produces thick dark green fruits which can reach 20cm in length. They are quite spiny, so you’ll need to peel them before eating. Cucumber plants are easy to grow from plug plants – best planted in a greenhouse, or in a sunny, sheltered spot in your garden. Full growing information is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Marketmore (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Cucumbers are delicious in salads, a welcome addition to gin and tonic, and lovely with yoghurt andmint. Also great for dipping in hummus and dips.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Best grown in a greenhouse. Provide support for the plant to climb, or allow to sprawl across the ground. Plant plugs 30cm apart.

    Harvesting: You should get the first few fruits from July onwards.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug, these are best separated out carefully. Use a pencil or small stick to make 5-10cm deep holes 10-15cm apart in the soil, then carefully put a leek seedling in each hole and water well to “puddle in”.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn before the plants start bolting (forming flower heads)

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to harvest: Plant plugs 30-40cm apart. Once planted, you should be able to start harvesting the outer leaves of spinach and chard within a few weeks. Keep picking regularly for a continuous crop right through to autumn.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring/Summer. 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 beetroot has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Courgette – Genovese

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    A compact variety of pale skinned courgettes

    With pale, mottled light green skin, these courgettes tend to start cropping a little earlier in the season (if the weather is good, of course!) It is a bush variety so will not take up too much space – great for pots! Courgettes are very easy to grow using plug plants – just follow the advice in the growing guide that comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Genovese (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Courgettes are a wonderfully versatile vegetable – they can be used in stir-fries, soups, casseroles, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. You can even cook the flower: try stuffing with herbs and cream cheese and frying it lightly.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: These plugs will need to be planted at least 60cm apart. They need a lot of sunshine and water.

    Harvesting: Harvest as soon as the fruits are the right size. They should start to produce fruits 2-3 weeks after the first flowers form in early summer, as long as it is warm enough and pollination is good.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Dwarf French Green Bean – Tendergreen

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    French beans for small plots
    You’ll be surprised by how many beans one small plant can give you! These dwarf bean plants produce plenty of green beans over several weeks. They are ideal for growing in pots and containers, or plant in one or two rows in raised beds. Your plug plants will come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Tendergreen (*organic)

    In the kitchen: Steam lightly, or blanche. Toss with olive oil, garlic and chopped parsley once cooked for a very simple but tasty side dish.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs 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 before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Lettuce – Lollo Biondi

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Tender cut and come again lettuce leaves
    One of the prettiest lime-green varieties of multi leaf lettuces. It is the shiny-green sister of Lollo Rosso. This variety has extremely frizzy, crinkled and compact leaves. Growing lettuces from plug plants is incredibly easy – just plant up in beds or pots and keep them well watered and protected from slugs. Complete growing guide comes with the plants which are delivered in plastic-free packaging.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Lollo Biondi (organic*)

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

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Peas – Kelvedon Wonder

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Pop some peas in your veg plot!
    Home grown peas are so sweet and delicious, they rarely make it back to the kitchen. Just open the pods while you’re doing the weeding and have a healthy nibble! You can expect a good crop from this variety. Perfect for pots or beds, alike. You’ll receive a full growing guide with your plug plants making it very easy to get started with growing peas.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Kelvedon Wonder

    In the kitchen: Eat your peas raw, or steamed/blanched.  We love peas paired with freshly chopped mint and some garlic and olive oil.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs relatively closely together and provide supports for the peas to climb – chicken wire propped up between two bamboo stakes or twiggy pea sticks

    Harvesting: Pods will start to form soon after the plant begins flowering. You can expect them to crop for several weeks between June/July and September, depending on when you plant them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Sugar Snap Peas

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    You’ll eat all the pods straight from your garden!
    These plants are so easy to grow and will produce loads of sugar snap pea pods. They’ll grow to approximately 1.5m tall and will need some kind of support to climb (we often grow them up a chicken wire fence or trellis.) You can plant them fairly close together, at 10cm so they don’t take up a lot of space. 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

    In the kitchen: Sweet, crunchy, and delicious raw or try steaming them lightly or stir-frying with other vegetables.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs relatively closely together and provide supports for the peas to climb – chicken wire propped up between two bamboo stakes or twiggy pea sticks

    Harvesting: Pods will start to form soon after the plant begins flowering. You can expect them to crop for several weeks between June/July and September, depending on when you plant them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Orinoco Dwarf French Bean

    Dwarf French Bean – Orinoco

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Heavy cropping yellow beans
    These dwarf bean plants will produce a heavy crop of pale yellow beans. Plants typically grow to approx 20-25cm tall, making them perfect for pots and smaller veg patches. Simply pop the plug plants in the ground leaving 20cm between each plant – they are easy to grow and quick to start producing flowers and beans! A full growing guide comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Orinoco

    In the kitchen: Can be used as a whole bean or as fine cut beans. Delicious steamed until tender.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs 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 before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Hestia Dwarf Runner Bean

    Dwarf Runner Bean – Hestia

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Runner beans for small gardens & containers
    This variety is ideal for smaller plots, reaching only 45cm tall. You can plant 4 to 5 in a large pot. They are largely self-supporting, but if grown in a windy spot they would benefit from being tied in to a short bamboo cane. These plants produce striking red and white flowers that look really lovely in the garden. Plug plants come with a  complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Hestia (*organic)

    In the kitchen: Steam or boil runner beans until they are just tender. Lovely served with a herby olive oil.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs 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 before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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 & 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant plugs in spring/summer 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.

  • 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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant plugs in spring/summer 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.

  • Spring Green Cabbage

    Spring Cabbage

    £5.99
    (10 plug plants)

    An easy growing, loose-leafed cabbage

    This is a dwarf variety that can be planted quite close together (25-30cm). When planted in spring you can expect to harvest it from July through to September. Alternatively, plant later and you can harvest later! You can harvest them as delicious, small, tender cabbages or a little later on once the heads have matured. A very useful plant to grow if you struggle to get other cabbages to form a firm heart. Our plug plants make it easy to grow, just follow the advice in the growing guide that comes with the plants.

    Variety: April

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Enjoy spring green cabbage in stir-fries, steam it, boil it and all sorts. We rather like it cooked up in tasty bubble & squeak with a poached egg on top.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs 40cm apart in fertile soil. Firm in well and protect from slugs, butterflies and pigeons!

    Harvesting: Harvest once heads are firm, from autumn through to winter

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Sweetbell Turnip

    Turnip – Sweetbell

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    These turnip plants grow very quickly, and in just a few weeks you’ll have some lovely, golf-ball sized turnips to harvest! They are a salad type, perfect for grating or slicing finely to add some crunch to summer salads, or throw them into a casserole. Suitable for all UK plots, whether you’re growing in beds or pots, these plug plants make it very easy to grow your own turnips and you will receive a complete growing guide with your delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Sweetbell (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Try grating raw turnip into salads, or add to casseroles, stir-fries or roast them up with some olive oil and sea salt.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant plugs 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.

  • Spring Onion – White Lisbon

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    Great for growing if you have limited space
    Loading your veg patch with spring onions is such a good idea. You can really pack them in as they hardly take up any space. They grow quite quickly during the spring and summer months too so you’ll be able to plant something else in their place later in the season. Growing spring onions from our plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive – a complete growing guide will be provided with your plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: White Lisbon (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Spring onions are fab chopped up and thrown into a stir fry with some oriental leaves or in a delicious salad.

     

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant 10-15cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest in late summer/autumn once you can see the tops of the onions have reached the right size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.