Plug the Gaps

These veg plants take up little space, grow quickly and can be planted through the summer months in any gaps that appear in your veg patch after harvesting other crops!

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  • tiny tim tomato

    Cherry Tomato – Tiny Tim

    £6.99
    (5 Plants)

    All good things come in small packages
    Tiny Tim tomato plants will grow to approximately 30-45cm and will produce clusters of beautifully flavoured, sweet red salad tomatoes that are 2cm in diameter. This variety requires a little less direct sunlight than other tomato varieties.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Tiny Tim (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Ideal for growing in pots, hanging baskets or window boxes. Find out more about growing tomatoes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious in salads or try them roasted with a drizzle of olive oil.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20 cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • chioggia beetroot

    Beetroot – Chioggia

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Super tasty and trusty variety
    This traditional Italian beetroot has beautiful, decorative white rings when sliced. It is very tender with a delicious flavour when cooked.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Chioggia Italian (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds. Find out more about growing beetroots in our growing guide below.

    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. Delicious!

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot

    Beetroot – Detroit

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Super tasty and trusty variety
    This is a super tasty, popular variety of beetroot that produces smooth skinned, dark red, large vegetables.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Detroit (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds. Find out more about growing beetroots in our growing guide below.

    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. Delicious!

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Beetroot – Cylindra

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Unusual, easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This cylindrical beetroot has a smooth skin and dark purple-red flesh. This unique variety has a very fine, smooth texture with little fibre. The root maintains its sweetness and tenderness over a long growing season and does not get woody. The roots stand proud above the soil, but can be earthed up and will remain in good condition for a long period.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Cylindra (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds. Find out more about growing beetroot in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. Available to pre-order now.  These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Lettuce – Lollo Biondi

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Tender and so tasty it is wonderful picked fresh for summer salads
    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.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Lollo Biondi (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing lettuce in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 5-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Wild Rocket

    Wild Rocket

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, full of flavour and plentiful

    This is one of our favourite vegetable plants to grow. Keep it well watered, and plant it in a slightly shady spot.The taste is phenomenal compared to shop bought rocket and it just keeps cropping for months. Cut the outer leaves off as they reach the desired size. Simple.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Wild Rocket (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing Rocket in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: With its peppery flavoured leaves, wild rocket is delicious used in salads. Sprinkle over pizzas and pasta dishes too for a little kick.

    Delivery: These plug plants can be delivered between late April and July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Ready to harvest: June onwards

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Lettuce – Lollo Rossa

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    This wonderful looking lettuce is a must in any kitchen garden
    Lollo Rossa lettuce forms tight frilly deep maroon heads that stand in good condition for some time. You can cut as heads or pick a few leaves as needed.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Lollo Rossa (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing lettuce in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 5-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Little Gem Lettuce

    Lettuce – Little Gem

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    This ‘Little Gem’ has so much to offer
    Producing small compact plants which are packed with a crisp, sweet heart, this lettuce has a delicious sweet taste and is quick growing.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Little Gem (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or pots. Find out more about growing lettuce in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Wonderfully versatile with so much to offer, this lettuce is delicious fresh, braised or sautéed.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 5-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Spring Onions

    Spring Onion – White Lisbon

    £5.99
    (20 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.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: White Lisbon (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Planters or raised beds. Find out more about growing spring onions in our growing guide below.

    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: These plug plants can be delivered between late April and July. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Ready to harvest: July/August

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

     

  • Red Onion – Red Baron

    £5.99
    (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)

    Can be grown in: Planters or raised beds. Find out more about growing onions in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 12-25cm.

  • onion

    Onion – Bedfordshire Champion

    £5.99
    (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 a crisp white flesh and mild flavour with excellent storing capabilities.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Bedfordshire Champion (organic*)

    Great for protecting your carrots!

    Can be grown in: Planters or raised beds. Find out more about growing onions in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 12-25cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Leeks

    Leeks – Musselburgh

    £5.99
    (20 Plants)

    A tried and tested traditional variety
    With its strong growing habit, 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.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Musselburgh (organic)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are perfect for growing leeks. Find out more about growing leeks in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 12-25cm.

  • Sugar Snap Peas

    Sugar Snap Peas

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    These plants are easy to grow and will produce delicious round podded types of sugar snap pea, growing to approximately 1.5m tall.

    Number of plants: 10

    Can be grown in: Patio pots or raised beds. They will need a support to climb. Find out more about growing peas in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 8-15cm.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Peas – Kelvedon Wonder

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    A great family favourite with excellent yields
    This trusted family favourite is very uniform in growth and produces beautiful dark green, delicious peas.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Kelvedon Wonder

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. They will need support to climb. Find out more about growing peas in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Eat your peas raw, or steamed. This is one versatile veggie which adds colour and flavour to virtually any dish. Use in soups, salads, pastas, risottos, the list goes on… And that’s why it’s such a great family favourite.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 8-15cm.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Orinoco Dwarf French Bean

    Dwarf French Bean – Orinoco

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, colourful and deliciously tasty 
    A beautiful golden yellow pencil podded type of French bean. These plants will produce a delicious crop of beans that are easy to pick, with a good resistance to Bean Common Mosaic Virus, Anthracnose and Halo Blight.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Orinoco

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. Find out more about growing climbing beans in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Hestia Dwarf Runner Bean

    Dwarf Runner Bean – Hestia

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Ideal for small gardens and large containers
    This variety is ideal for small gardens and large containers, reaching only 45cm tall. Producing good yields of straight, stringless pods approximately 20cm long with a good flavour, these plants will also produce beautiful red and white flowers.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Hestia

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. Find out more about growing beans in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 15-25cm.

  • Dwarf French Green Bean

    Dwarf French Green Bean – Tendergreen

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy growing and deliciously tasty
    A strong growing variety, this plant will produce long round dark green pods with a lovely flavour and virtually stringless.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Tendergreen

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds. Find out more about growing beans in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious steamed until tender.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.