Summer Veg Plants

Our Summer Veg Plug Plants will be ready to plant out from June through to the beginning of August. It’s an easy and quick way to grow your own. Just pick your favourites from our selection.

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  • autumn-crop-collection

    Autumn Crop Collection

    £18.99
    (81 Plants)

    Plant in July for a tasty Autumn Harvest!

    Just the thing to plant in summer, this collection of roots, kale, cabbages, broccoli, leeks and leaves should be ready to harvest between the end of September and October giving your veg patch a cheeky boost before the clocks go back. If you’ve harvested things like broad beans, potatoes and onions already, then this is ideal for filling those spaces. You need about 4m2 space in total, and the leaves will grow really well in pots if you’re running out of room!

    Space required: 4m

    Number of plants: 81 (carrots, celeriac, beetroot, kale, cabbages, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach and chard)

    Can be grown in: A mixture of beds and/or pots

    In the kitchen: This collection of delicious vegetables can be harvested in Autumn for some fab casseroles, soups and warm, healthy salads.

    Can be delivered from: July

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • beet-mix

    Beetroot Mix

    £7.99
    (20 Plants)

    A fabulous array of different beets
    This little collection contains five of each variety (Chioggia, Cylindra, Detroit, Golden) to give you a lovely harvest of different looking beetroots, each with its own distinct flavour.

    Number of plants: 20 (5 of each variety)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds, planters or large containers. Find out more about growing beetroot in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • Melon

    Blenheim Orange Melon

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Lovely and juicy, perfect for summer fruit salads
    Blenheim Orange is an old and tried variety with a wonderful flavour and deliciously sweet fragrance. It has a slightly netted skin and scarlet flesh with a sweet flavour. Produces large fruits.

    Best grown in a greenhouse or under cover.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Blenheim Orange (organic)

    Can be grown in: Best grown in a greenhouse or under cover. If you are growing them upwards, they will need net hammocks to support the weight of the fruit. Alternatively, you can grow them at ground level, but you will need to place the fruit on a wooden board or similar to stop the fruit from rotting.

    In the kitchen: Lovely and juicy when ripe. Can be eaten on its own or makes a tasty addition to a fruit salad

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.


  • Offer! calendula

    Calendula

    £3.99 £2.79
    (10 Plants)

    Stunning edible flowers that make great companion plants
    Whether you grow them for the bees, for adding petals to salads and paella or to keep pests at bay, you can’t go wrong with adding these fabulous, striking flowers to your plot. They will grow easily in full sunshine, just keep them well watered.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

    No. of plants: 10


  • celtuce

    Celtuce

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Very unusual plant that can be used in two different ways
    Celtuce is a stem-lettuce with a Chinese origin. It’s an unusual plant that can be used in 2 ways:

    The leaves can be picked whilst young and used like a cut and come again lettuce. As the stem elongates, the rosette formation changes to a small tuft of leaves on the top.

    The second use is for the stem which has a mild celery-like flavour. Peel off the outer layer and slice thinly. This tastes amazing in salads or can be lightly steamed.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Celtuce (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds.

    In the kitchen: The leaves can be picked either whilst young or when they have formed a rosette and used in lovely summer salads. The stem can be sliced and either lightly steamed, or added raw to your salads for an amazing flavour and texture.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • Colourful Carrot Selection

    Colourful Carrot Mix

    £7.99
    (20 Plants)

    A firm favourite with children
    This fun and easy-to-grow colourful carrot collection contains purple, orange and yellow carrots, giving you a lovely burst of colour to brighten up any dish. These carrots are a real favourite with children.

    Number of plants: 20

    Can be grown in: Raised beds, planters or large containers. Find out more about growing carrots in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • countess-parsnip

    Countess Parsnip

    £6.99
    (20 Plants)

    High yielding with good disease tolerance
    A very typically British vegetable, this main crop variety of parsnip has a good disease tolerance and is high yielding. The parsnips form a smooth skin and are very uniform in shape.

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Countess (organic)

    Can be grown in: Large containers or raised beds.

    In the kitchen: Delicious roasted with some honey. Alternatively try mashing your parsnips with other root vegetables. Parsnips can also be thinly sliced and fried to make delicious chips or crisps.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • Spinach_growing

    Essential Midsummer Veg Collection

    £15.99
    (90 Plants)

    This is the perfect collection of plants for planting during midsummer, from mid June to late July. You’ll enjoy growing spinach, carrots, leeks, beetroot and spring onions among others and will soon be harvesting them from late summer through to autumn. It’s ideal if you want to add a few extras to your veg patch.

    Number of plants: 90

    Can be grown in: Pots and containers, grow bags, raised beds.

    In the kitchen: You’ll get loads of use from these veggies – roasted, stir-fried, in salads and more!

    Can be delivered from: June to late July

    Transplants suitable for organic growing. Contains:

    20 x Carrot
    10 x Spring Onion
    10 x Beetroot
    10 x Spinach
    10 x Wild Rocket
    10 x Rainbow Chard
    10 x Mixed Lettuce
    10 x Leek


  • firecracker-chilli-pepper

    Firecracker Chilli Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Packs a punch but with an amazing fruit flavour
    Firecracker is a compact chilli plant that forms clusters of small, bright, multi-coloured fruits, that always turn red when fully ripe. As the name suggests, this is one of our hottest chillies. They have a good kick but the amazing fruity flavour is never overpowered by the heat. The fruits grow to approximately 9-10cm in length.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Firecracker (organic)

    How hot? Hot

    Can be grown in: Chillies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: These are delicious pickled, or raw chopped up finely in a salad. They are also delicious when cooked, and can be stuffed, roasted or added to sauces.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.


  • christmasdinner

    Grow Your Own Christmas Dinner Collection

    £16.99
    (83 Plants)

    A fantastic collection of veggies perfect for your Christmas dinner
    If the idea of digging up your own homegrown veggies on Christmas Day meal appeals to you, then add the plants from our brand new Christmas Dinner Collection to your garden this July. All things going well, you’ll be able to harvest parsnips, red cabbage, cauliflowers, carrots, sprouts, leeks and herbs for your own homegrown family roast on December 25th.

    Number of plants: 83

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside in a raised bed or similar.

    Space required: You will need 3-4m2 of space. You can grow the leeks and carrots nice and closely together (10-15cm apart will be fine), leave 60cm between sprouts and then most other things only need about 30-40cm between plants so they won’t take up much space. (You could plant the cabbages between the sprouts to save space)

    In the kitchen: This collection of delicious vegetables and herbs are perfect for creating a homegrown family roast for Christmas day.

    Can be delivered from: July

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • Pumpkin

    Hundredweight Pumpkin

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Can you grow a record breaker?!    
    This variety of pumpkin can produce beautiful round deep orange fruits of up 25kg! To grow these enormous fun fruits, you will need to allow approx. 2m between plants and thin out other fruits as they form. This will allow your larger fruit to obtain all the nutrients and water it needs to grow to this super-size.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Hundredweight (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These pumpkins need to be grown outside with plenty of space. Find out more about growing pumpkins in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • Tagates (491x491)

    Marigold

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Pretty flowers that’ll attract the bees
    Marigolds have long been a veg patch favourite for encouraging bees and other pollinators, as well as helping to protect your crops from pests like aphids. Dotting a few clusters here and there amongst your crops will really bring your plot to life.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

    Variety: African Sunspot Mix

    No. of plants: 10


  • nasturtiums

    Nasturtium

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Fab edible flowers that make great companion plants
    Pop some nasturtiums in a pot near your brassicas to keep cabbage white butterflies off your veg crops, or pop them in a pot elsewhere so that you can pick off the edible flowers to enjoy in salads or sprinkled on dishes like risotto.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

    No. of plants: 10


  • calendula

    Plug the Gaps Collection

    £16.99
    90 Plants

    This is just the thing for filling in any spaces that appear in your veg patch in July, whether it’s from harvested crops or slug-munched plants! You can happily pop any of these plants in between other rows, in borders or even in pots. Each plant only needs a 10-20cm area of space to thrive and will grow quite quickly at this time of year so you’ll be able to harvest in no time at all.

    Use the leaves as cut and come again by cutting off the outer leaves for baby leaf salads right through the summer months, tuck beetroots, carrots and leeks wherever you have a little space, pop marigolds in amongst tomatoes to help deter aphids (they’re edible too) and grow peas (varieties may differ) up any free vertical space that you can find.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • red russian kale

    Red Russian Kale

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    This is one of our favourites for the winter!

    You get really lovely tones of colour on this plant as it grows, making it a very attractive addition to your veg patch. And of course it’s uber healthy too and easy to grow. We’re sure you will enjoy it just as much as we do!

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Russian (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Kale is best grown in raised beds or a well dug veg patch. Find out more about growing kale in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Delivery: These plants can be delivered between late April andJuly. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 5-15 cm.

    Ready to harvest: Jun onwards

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • rhubarb-chard

    Rhubarb Chard

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Colourful, nutrient-rich and delicious

    This is a leaf beet chard that will add a nice splash of colour to the garden over winter. It’s a nice one to grow in borders and pots as well. Treat it as spinach or pick the leaves while they are young for salads.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Rhubarb Red (organic*)

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

    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: 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.


  • root collection

    Root Veg Collection

    £14.99
    (60 Plants)

    The perfect selection of colourful, fun and tasty root vegetables
    If you can’t decide which roots to grow this spring, then why not try this collection. Containing a great selection of root vegetables, from firm favourites like parsnip and swede, to the more unusual varieties such as colourful carrots and golden beetroot.

    Number of plants: 60

    Can be grown in: Large containers, grow bags and raised beds.

    In the kitchen: This collection contains all the root veg you need to cook up a hearty casserole, stew or spruce up your Sunday roasts.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • viola-copy

    Viola

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Beautiful edible flowers to grow
    These pretty little flowers are so sweet and really decorative. Use them to decorate cakes and salads, or simply let them attract bees and other pollinators to your veg patch. Growing them from our plug plants is simple – just pop them in the soil in a sunny spot and keep them well watered. You’ll get a mixture of different coloured violas.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July

    No. of plants: 10


  • jalapeño

    Early Jalapeno Chilli Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Easy to grow and packed full of flavour
    This variety of Jalapeno produces elliptical-shaped fruits. The fruits can be harvested green or allowed to mature to red. A characteristic ‘corking’ pattern of crack markings can develop on the skin of the fruit as it reaches full size. The plant grows upright and can reach 60cm high bearing fruit up to 7.5cm long.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Early Jalapeno (organic)

    How Hot? Medium

    Can be grown in: Chilies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Jalapenos are traditionally used to make nachos, pickles and used on pizza toppings, they can also be stuffed with cheese to make Jalapeno ‘poppers’.

    Can be delivered from: May to July.


  • Sweet Pepper D'asti Giallo

    D’asti Giallo Sweet Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious, easy to grow and colourful
    This is a beautiful golden yellow square shaped pepper with very thick flesh. They are medium early maturity with a delicious sweet mild flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: D’asti Giallo (organic)

    Can be grown in: Peppers are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing peppers in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: This pepper can be enjoyed raw in a salad or it can be stuffed, roasted or added to sauces.

    Can be delivered from: May to July.


  • scotch bonnet pepper

    Scotch Bonnet Red Chilli Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    These little guys may be small but they will have you breathing fire!
    Producing small (4-5cm) but very hot fiery peppers these are not for the faint hearted. They have a squashed bell shaped fruit and are full of flavour and intense heat. Ripe scotch bonnets change from green to orange to red.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Scotch Bonnet Red (organic)

    How Hot? Very Hot!

    Can be grown in: Chillies are best grown in fresh compost in either growbags or pots. Find out more about growing chillies in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: If you’re brave this chilli will pack a punch in any chilli or curry. It’s also delicious pickled or used in a chilli jam. It can be eaten raw or cooked.

    Can be delivered from: May to July. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.


  • Lomond Swede

    Marian Swede

    £3.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and deliciously tasty
    Swede is a hardy root vegetable that is easy to grow so long as they are watered regularly to avoid splitting. It has a globe shape with purple skin colour and yellow flesh within.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Marian (organic)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are best for growing swedes. Find out more about growing swede in our growing guide below.

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

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • Carrots

    Early Nantes Carrots

    £6.99
    (20 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 decent 6″ size out of them (not that the size is important!!)

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Early Nantes (organic)

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

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

    Can be delivered from: late April to July


  • Sweetbell Turnip

    Sweetbell Turnip

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This fast growing root vegetable, with its purple topped roots and succulent white flesh has an exquisite flavour with an exceptionally sweet, firm and crisp texture.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Sweetbell (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: Try grated raw into salads, added to casseroles, stir-fries or served as a separate vegetable completely.

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.