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  • Kohl Rabi – Delicacy Purple

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An unusual addition to the vegetable garden

    Although popular in Europe, Kohl Rabi is not that common a vegetable in the UK. It tastes like a cross between a broccoli stalk and a turnip. Kohl Rabi ‘Delicacy Purple’ is an early maturing purple variety with round shaped stems and good quality, delicate flesh. Harvest once the diameter reaches about 10cm. It is quite easy to grow, and full instructions are included with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Delicacy Purple (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Kohl Rabi is a super tasty addition when grated into coleslaw or salads. Also yummy when roasted, steamed or stir-fried.

  • Leaf Beet – Bulls Blood

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A cut and come again crop, nutritious, hardy and easy to grow
    Bulls blood not only looks amazing when growing with its dark red leaves but also adds a wonderful sweet flavour to your salads and is very nutritious. Growing from plug plants is very easy, just follow the advice in the growing guide that you’ll receive with the plants!

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Bulls Blood (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious raw in salads adding a wonderful sweet taste or can be steamed, boiled or used in a stir fry. If left to mature you can also enjoy the roots which are tender with a great flavour.

  • Cauliflower Romanesco

    Romanesco Cauliflower

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A weirdly beautiful cauliflower to grow

    These plants will produce jade green spears which are beautiful and intriguing to look at. They are also delicious to eat! They taste like a mixture between broccoli and cauliflower and can be cooked in much the same way. As with all brassica plants, these are best grown in beds and will need good protection from pigeons and other pests. You’ll receive a full growing guide with your plug plants, so just follow the advice and you’ll find it easy to grow your own romanesco cauliflower.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Romanesco (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Perfect for roasting, steaming, deep frying in batter, or even raw in your salads!

  • 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.

  • Sugar Snap Pea – Purple Magnolia

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Crunchy purple pods!

    These sugar snap pea plants will scramble up a trellis or support to approximately 1.5m tall. They produce beautiful purple pods that you can enjoy raw or steamed or stir-fried. Very eye- catching in the veg patch! The plug plants are easy to grow and full growing instructions come with your delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Purple Magnolia (organic)

    In the kitchen: Sweet, crunchy, and delicious raw or cooked or even pickled or roasted! Sugar snap peas are a wonderfully versatile vegetable. Try steaming them or stir-frying.

  • Swede – Marian

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and deliciously tasty
    Swede is a hardy root vegetable that is easy to grow so long as plants are watered regularly to avoid the swede root from splitting. It has a globe shape with purple skin colour and yellow flesh within. Suitable for raised beds and traditional plots in all parts of the UK, Swede is easy to grow from plug plants – you will receive a complete growing guide with your delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Marian (organic)

    In the kitchen: Delicious roasted, mashed or slow cooked in stews or casseroles.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • Lettuce – Iceberg 2

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    A crunchy classic!

    This is an easy to grow iceberg lettuce that doesn’t often bolt during the summer, making it a reliable option. It forms a tight head of crunchy lettuce that you can harvest once mature.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Iceberg 2 (organic*)

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

  • Giant Red Mustard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and tasty

    This is a fabulous plant that grows quite large. It’s great looking. Best used as a cut-and-come-again leaf it has a really punchy, mustardy flavour. Add baby leaves to salads or treat larger leaves like spinach and wilt them down.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Giant Red (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Cut as baby leaf salad or leave to mature to use in stir-fries.