Veg Plants

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  • Chicory

    Chicory – Rossa di Treviso

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    An interesting plant to try in your kitchen garden

    This is a fun little plant to grow, adding a deep red colour to your plot. Harvest the whole head or just use the outer leaves. Once fully grown you can usually leave it in the ground until you’re ready to harvest.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Rossa di Treviso (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Can be used in salads or cooked. Try blanching or braising it.

    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.

  • celery

    Celery – Green Utah

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow and delicious
    Celery is a vastly popular salad vegetable with its crisp sweet stalks. This variety forms bright green stalks and can boast good flavour, and is nice and crisp.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Green Utah (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious ate raw in salads, or for using to dip into hummus. Equally delicious if braised or chopped in casseroles or a fish pie adding a different texture to your 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/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.

  • leeks

    Giant Winter Leeks

    £6.99
    (20 Plants)

    The gardener’s choice of leek
    Giant Winter is an excellent late variety producing heavy thick stems that will hold well in the ground for a long time and are winter hardy.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Giant Winter (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out their 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.

  • Red Onion – Red Baron

    £6.99
    (20 Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This variety will produce firm, flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark purple colour and red-tinged flesh. An excellent cropping red onion with good storage potential.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Red Baron (organic)

    In the kitchen: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Red onions are an attractive, milder, sweeter alternative to the yellow onion. Good for salads, marinades, salsas and roasts.

     

    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.

  • Bulb Fennel – Zefo Fina

    £6.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow fennel bulbs

    This variety produces small-to- medium sized bulbs to harvest in late summer. The feathery foliage looks lovely in the veg patch, and is useful as a filler for cut flowers too. Bulb fennel is very easy-going – just pop it in the ground in fertile soil, keep it well watered and it should do well.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Zefo Fina (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great for gratins, or chopped finely and added to bean salads and other green veggies. Try roasting them too.

     

  • onion

    Onion – Bedfordshire Champion

    £6.99
    (20 Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This variety is reliable and well suited to the UK climate with late summer maturity. A heavy cropping variety, Bedfordshire Champion produces large globe shaped, golden brown skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh and mild flavour with excellent storing capabilities.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Bedfordshire Champion (organic*)

    Great for protecting your carrots!

    In the kitchen: Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Gently fry chopped or sliced onion and use as the base to pasta sauces, soups and stews. Or cut into wedges and roast. Alternatively cut into rings, batter and deep fry.

     

  • Baby Sweetcorn – Minipop

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, crunchy, sweet and full of flavour
    This is a special variety for the production of delicious mini cobs which can be harvested at about 10 cm in length.

    If you are short of space, these plants can be planted much closer together than normal sweetcorn and you do not need to plant in traditional blocks to aid germination.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Minipop (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Perfect for stir-fries, steaming or to add extra crunch to your 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.

    When to Harvest: Plant plugs 30cm apart (20cm for baby sweetcorn). You can expect to harvest sweetcorn in late August/September.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Musquee de Provence

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Excellent flavour and a firm favourite
    These are large round, semi-flat fruits that can weigh up to 10kg. The skin turns from green to golden as it matures and the flesh is a rich orange colour with an excellent flavour which is almost like that of nutmeg, making this squash a favourite!

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Musquee de Provence (organic*)

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    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: Plant plugs 80-100cm apart. Keep well watered, they are thirsty plants!

    When to harvest: Harvest pumpkins and squash in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Cornells Bush Delicata

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Sweet, nutty and decorative
    Produces narrow fruits with cream/yellow coloured skin and dark green thin stripes. Its orange flesh can be eaten as soon as mature. This squash has a beautifully sweet and nutty flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Cornells Bush Delicata (organic*)

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    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: Plant plugs 80-100cm apart. Keep well watered, they are thirsty plants!

    When to harvest: Harvest pumpkins and squash in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • uchikikuriwintersquash

    Winter Squash – Uchiki Kuri

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Very early to mature with superb storage characteristics
    A lovely looking winter squash, each plant forms three to five small pumpkin-like fruits averaging 1.5kg. The fruits are an intense orange/red colour with golden flesh and have a sweet nutty flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Uchiki Kuri (organic*)

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    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: Plant plugs 80-100cm apart. Keep well watered, they are thirsty plants!

    When to harvest: Harvest pumpkins and squash in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Winter Squash – Honey Bear

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and deliciously tasty
    This is a lovely looking winter squash which produces mini, acorn-shaped fruits (measuring approximately 10cm) that are delicious and sweet when cooked.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Honey Bear (organic*)

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, just dot winter squash with butter and a little brown sugar and bake until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant in soups.

    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: Plant plugs 80-100cm apart. Keep well watered, they are thirsty plants!

    When to harvest: Harvest pumpkins and squash in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Summer Squash – Custard White

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This interesting and very attractive patty pan bush type variety of summer squash produces creamy white flat fruits with scalloped edge and a very fine flavour. These summer squash are delicious cooked and eaten fresh. They have a delicate white skin (which is thinner like a courgette rather than thick like winter squash).  Roast them whole or grill slices on the bbq, or lightly fry.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Custard White (organic*)

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

    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.

  • Yellow Courgette – Atena Polka

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and versatile  
    These plants will produce beautiful deep yellow fruits giving great colour and flavour from your garden.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Atena Polka (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Such a versatile vegetable, it 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. Delicious!

    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.

  • Pumpkin – Jack O’Lantern

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Grow your own menacing masterpiece for Halloween     
    Producing pumpkins weighing up to 10kg and bright orange in colour, this variety is ideal for your menacing masterpieces at Halloween. Pumpkins are not just for Halloween, these pumpkins are deliciously tasty and versatile and also have a long storage ability.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Jack O’Lantern (organic*)

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

    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: Plant plugs 80-100cm apart. Keep well watered, they are thirsty plants!

    When to harvest: Harvest pumpkins and squash in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Courgette – Genovese

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    A compact variety with pale fruits

    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.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Genovese (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it 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.

    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.

  • Courgette – Tondo Chiara di Nizza

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Great looking and a good cropper
    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 at about 10 cm diameter – they’re great for roasting and stuffing.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Tondo Chiara di Nizza (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fries, soups, casseroles, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. It’s great roasted whole, then scoop out the cavity and stuff with some wild mushrooms or something else equally delicious.

    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.

  • Courgette -Tromboncino Albenga

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Gives an exceptionally good crop right through the season
    This is a fantastic climbing courgette that can be grown easily in a container against a trellis or wigwam so it is perfect for small spaces. You can either eat them whilst the courgettes are still small or leave them to grow and further ripen before storing them in much the same way as winter squash.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Tromboncino Albenga (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir fries, soups, risotto, 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. Delicious!

    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.

  • Gourmet Brassica Collection

    £19.99
    (60 Plants)

    A lovely collection of brassicas to harvest throughout the seasons
    This collection contains a selection of cauliflower, cabbages and kales that are packed full of nutrients and are considered some of the best superfoods around.

    Number of plants: 60

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

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

    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: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice for each plant type and for spacing between plug plants.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • White Cabbage – Golden Acre

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, versatile and delicious
    This is a super sweet variety with crisp thick leaves, giving you a crunchy texture when shredded.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Golden Acre (organic*)

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

  • Spring Green Cabbage

    Spring Cabbage

    £5.99
    (10 plants)

    A great addition to your veg patch…

    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. You can harvest them as delicious, small, tender cabbages or a little later on once the heads have matured.

    Variety: April

    Number of plants: 10 (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Enjoy it 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.

  • Savoy Cabbage

    Savoy Cabbage – Vertus

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and delicious
    This variety has rounded heads of dark green ruffled leaves that have a subtle flavour compared to other savoy cabbages. It’s a very hardy variety and stands well without splitting.

    Number of plants: 10

    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.

    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.

  • Red Cabbage – Red Drumhead

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and delicious
    This variety will produce a good sized, solid and tight round head with crisp hearts of purple red colour.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Drumhead (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious ate raw, chopped up finely and mixed in a salad or delicious in a stir fry. Or try it braised with spices to make a rich and warming accompaniment to your Sunday roast.

    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.

  • Kohl Rabi – Delicacy Purple

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    An unusual, but striking and tasty addition to your veg patch

    Although popular in Europe, Kohl Rabi is not that common a vegetable in the UK. It tastes somewhere between a cabbage and turnip. Kohl Rabi ‘Delicacy Purple’ is an early maturing purple variety with round shaped stems and good quality, delicate flesh. It is resistant to and bolting and stem splitting. Kohl Rabi is a fairly quick crop to grow and you can start picking from when the bulb is larger than 5cm in size.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Delicacy Purple (organic*)

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

    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.

  • Cauliflower Romanesco

    Romanesco Cauliflower

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Not only a tasty veg, but also beautiful and ornamental…

    These plants will produce novel cornet like jade green spears which are beautiful to look at, adding structure to your garden. They are also delicious to eat!

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Romanesco (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Perfect for roasting, steaming, deep frying in batter, or even raw in your 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 advice: Plant cauliflower plugs 40cm apart in very fertile soil. Firm in well, protect from slugs and cover with insect proof net to keep butterflies and pigeons at bay.

    Harvesting: Harvest from late summer onwards when the cauliflower heads have fully formed.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.