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  • Beetroot – Cylindra

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Unusual, easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This cylindrical beetroot has smooth skin and dark purple-red flesh. We love it for being so easy to slice, and it is perfect for pots too as it really needs very little space to grow. The roots tend to poke above the soil, but they can be earthed up and will remain in good condition for several weeks until you are ready to harvest them. Beetroot is very easy to grow, especially using our organic plug plants which come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Cylindra (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The roots of this beetroot are sweet with an earthy-caramel taste, especially lovely when roasted. Or you could try boiling the beetroot or sliced up and in salads.

  • Beetroot Mix

    £9.99
    (30 Plug 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. Plant in pots or beds. Growing beetroot using plug plants is easy – just plant them in pots or beds when your plants arrive following the instructions in our growing guide (provided with every plant delivery.)

    Number of plants: 30 plug plants (10 of each variety)

    Space required: An area of approx 70cm x 70cm

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

  • 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.

  • Brussels Sprouts – Evesham Special

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Perfect for a festive harvest
    This traditional variety produces large quantities of medium size, solid sprouts which, if planted in early spring, will crop from October to Christmas. If you plant them later in the year, say June or July, you can expect a crop from December through to February. Sprouts are easy to grow, just remember to earth them up a little to keep them stable on windy days. Harvest them individually from the bottom of the stalk upwards, or pull up a whole stalk. Our plug plants make it very easy to get going, and your plants will come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Evesham Special (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Roast sprouts with balsamic, finely slice and stir fry, steam and add garlic butter and bacon.

  • 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.

  • Companion Plant Pack

    £12.99
    (30 Plug 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:

    Calendula x 10 plug plants
    Plant calendula all around your plot, particularly close to your tomatoes, peppers and aubergine to help deter aphids. They also look very pretty when in flower. Use petals to garnish salads.

    Marigold x 10 plug plants
    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 plug plants
    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.

  • Courgette – Tondo Chiara di Nizza

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    A good cropping round courgette
    A delightful, round shaped courgette which is pale green in colour. It is highly productive so you’ll get a great crop. The courgettes should be cut when they reach about 10 cm diameter – they’re great for roasting and stuffing. The plants are quite compact so you could easily grow them in a large container, or plant them in beds. You’ll receive a complete growing guide with the plug plants to help you get off to a good start.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Tondo Chiara di Nizza (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, this courgette variety is perfect for stuffing, roasting or slice it into rounds to grill on a bbq.

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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.

  • 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.

  • French Climbing Bean – Cosse Violette

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow purple beans
    Producing lovely pink/purple flowers followed by small green pods that turn purple as they grow, this French climbing bean will crop over many weeks during the summer. The plug plants are very easy to grow and come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Cosse Violette

    In the kitchen: Top and tail, place in boiling water or steam and cook until tender. The beautiful deep purple french beans will turn a deep green on cooking.

  • 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.

  • Golden Beetroot – Boldor

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Incredible golden fleshed beetroots to grow
    This variety produces such a wonderful colour of beetroot – it is really striking, and we’d highly recommend growing golden beetroot alongside purple beetroot so that you can mix the two colours in your cooking – they look brilliant together. The flavour is very similar, so if you love beetroot, give this variety a go! Our organic plug plants come in plastic-free packaging and arrive with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Boldor (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great for roasting, pickling or try making a golden beetroot soup. Alternatively, you can pick them a little earlier as baby beets and use the leaves in stir-fries or salads.

  • Gourmet Brassica Collection

    £19.99
    (60 Plug Plants)

    Loads of cabbage, broccoli, kale & cauliflower plants to grow
    This collection contains a selection of cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage and kale plug plants for you to grow. The plants can be planted in early spring for an autumn harvest, or in mid to late summer to grow over autumn and harvest in winter. Brassica plants grow particularly well in raised beds – we’d advise growing them all in one or two raised beds together, so that you can cover them with mesh netting to keep pests at bay. There is plenty of growing advice in the growing guide that comes free with the plug plant collection.

    Number of plants: 60 plug plants

    Space required: An area measuring approx 1.5m x 5m

    In the kitchen: Packed full of flavour and nutrients, most brassicas are delicious when lightly steamed, roasted or stir-fried until tender. A little melted butter makes them taste all the more luxurious…

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    Kale – Red Russian

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    This is one of our favourites!

    You get really lovely tones of colour on this kale 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! Growing kale is very easy from plug plants – just pop them in the ground and keep them well watered. It is best to net them to protect from birds and butterflies, but full growing advice is in the guide included with your plug plants and makes it super simple.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    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.

  • Mangetout Peas – Carouby de Mausanne

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Pretty plants that look like sweet peas!
    This old French variety of mangetout produces large flat pods. You can expect to pick your own mangetout peas for several weeks once they start cropping. We particularly love growing them for their sweet pea-like flowers – they look great climbing a wigwam. Perfect for pots and beds, and very easy to grow from our plug plants. You’ll receive a full growing guide with your plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Carouby de Mausanne

    In the kitchen: Mangetout are delicious eaten raw in salads, or add them to a stir-fry. Try steaming with french beans and drizzling with olive oil and freshly chopped herbs for a warm salad.

  • 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.

  • Red Cabbage – Red Drumhead

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An easy to grow red cabbage
    This variety will produce a good sized red cabbage that you can feel very proud of having grown yourself! The leaves have a lovely blue tinge, but the hearts themselves are a deep cabbage red. They are great-looking plants in the vegetable garden. Firm them in well when planting and try to keep them cool by watering frequently. There’s loads more advice in the growing guide that comes with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Red Drumhead (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Try red cabbage braised with spices to make a rich and warming accompaniment to your Sunday roast. Shred finely to add to salads for extra crunch and deep purples!

  • Savoy Cabbage – Vertus

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and delicious
    This variety of savoy cabbage has rounded heads of dark green ruffled leaves that have a more subtle flavour compared to other savoy cabbages, slightly less bitter. It’s a very hardy variety and stands well without splitting. Best grown in beds, but it can be grown in large pots too. Growing from our organic plug plants is easy – follow the advice in the comprehensive growing guide that you will receive with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Vertus (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Shred or cut savoy cabbage into wedges with the hard core discarded. Steam, boil, braise or stir-fry. It especially delicious braised with pancetta and garlic.

  • White Cabbage – Golden Acre

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A classic variety of firm, white cabbage
    This cabbage variety will give you crisp thick leaves, with a crunchy texture when shredded. Firm the plants in really well when you plant the cabbage plug plants, and keep the plants well protected from slugs, pigeons and butterflies. Keep them well watered during dry spells as they will produce better cabbages if kept cool. The plug plants will come with complete growing guide to help get you started.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Golden Acre (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A versatile vegetable, white cabbage can be enjoyed steamed, boiled, braised, stir-fries or eaten raw in a salad.

  • Celeriac – Giant Prague

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Celeriac plug plants make it easy to grow
    If you love celeriac, then you have to try growing it! Suitable for raised beds and traditional plots – dig in plenty of compost when planting. The key to growing celeriac is to keep the plants well watered throughout the growing season, as this will help the root to swell so that you have a decent size celeriac to pull up over the winter months. Our organic plug plants arrive in plastic-free packaging and come with a complete growing guide to help you get the most from your vegetable plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Giant Prague (organic*)

    In the kitchen: With its celery-like flavour with nutty overtones, celeriac is great mashed, boiled or roasted. Use it in slow cooked dishes or make a deliciously hearty soup.

  • Colourful Carrots

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Grow Rainbow Coloured Carrots this year
    This fun and easy-to-grow colourful carrot plant collection contains purple, orange and yellow carrots, giving you a lovely burst of colour to brighten up any dish. The plug plants come in biodegradable pots to protect the roots – we would recommend planting them like this to avoid disturbing the roots. Carrots are easy to grow, just follow the growing guide advice when your plug plants arrive.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

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

  • Companion Plant Pack (large)

    £19.99
    (60 Plug 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 plug plants
    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 plug plants
    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 plug plants
    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
    (40 Plug Plants)

    Beautiful flowers to decorate salads and cakes
    This collection of edible flower plug plants 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 10 plug plants

    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 10 plug plants

    These pretty flowers are so sweet and really decorative.

    Calendula x 10 plug plants

    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 plug plants

    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

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    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.