Summer Veg Plants

Our Summer Veg Plug Plants can be planted out until early/mid August. Some, like salads and leaves, will grow very quickly for an almost immediate harvest, others like carrots and beetroot will be ready for an early autumn harvest whilst others will keep going until late autumn and even Christmas…

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  • Chilli Pepper – Firecracker

    £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 and peppers are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel, planted in fresh compost in either growbags or pots.

    Delivery info: Available until mid August. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.
    Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest chillies/peppers in late autumn. They should also overwinter in a warm greenhouse or inside on a windowsill.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • red russian kale

    Kale – Red Russian

    £5.99
    (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!

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    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.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15 cm.

    Ready to harvest: Approx 4-6 weeks after planting

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Padron Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Some are hot, most are not!
    Padron Peppers are becoming so popular with foodies, and for good reason. They are simply delicious freshly harvested, stir fried in a generous glug of olive oil with a pinch of Cornish Sea Salt. Every so often you’ll come across one that is hot, but most are lovely and mild and so tasty. They are a must grow!

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Padron (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Best fried in olive oil until the skin blisters, then sprinkle with sea salt.

    Can be grown in: Chillies and peppers are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel, planted in fresh compost in either growbags or pots.

    Delivery info: Available until mid August. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.
    Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest chillies/peppers in late autumn. They should also overwinter in a warm greenhouse or inside on a windowsill.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Sweet Pepper – Long Red Marconi

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious, sweet and very productive
    This pepper will produce long, thin fruits with a mild, sweet flavour. They can be picked while still green or left until they turn deep red on maturity.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Long Red Marconi (organic*)

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

     

     

    Can be grown in: Chillies and peppers are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel, planted in fresh compost in either growbags or pots.

    Delivery info: Available until mid August. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.
    Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest chillies/peppers in late autumn. They should also overwinter in a warm greenhouse or inside on a windowsill.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Hungarian Wax Chillies

    Chilli Pepper – Hungarian Hot Wax

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Easy to grow, quick producing and delicious
    Hungarian Hot Wax is one of the best quick-producing chillies for our cool climate. The fruits produce a large number of 10cm long, smooth bright fruits with a waxy look. Starting green – mild, to yellow – medium and ripening to red and crimson – hot.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Hungarian Hot Wax (organic*)

    How Hot? Mild to Medium Hot (depending when you pick them)

    In the kitchen: Whatever stage these chillies are eaten at they are delicious. They can be eaten raw or in cooking. They also make a fantastic chilli jam.

    Can be grown in: Chillies and peppers are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel, planted in fresh compost in either growbags or pots.

    Delivery info: Available until mid August. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.
    Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest chillies/peppers in late autumn. They should also overwinter in a warm greenhouse or inside on a windowsill.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • California Wonder Sweet Pepper

    Sweet Pepper – Californian Wonder

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Good cropper with a mild, sweet flavour
    This is a really popular variety as it is such a good cropper with large square shaped fruits that have a mild, sweet flavour. The fruits are best picked whilst still green.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Californian Wonder (organic*)

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

    Can be grown in: Chillies and peppers are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel, planted in fresh compost in either growbags or pots.

    Delivery info: Available until mid August. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.
    Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest chillies/peppers in late autumn. They should also overwinter in a warm greenhouse or inside on a windowsill.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Chilli Pepper -Orange Habanero

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Don’t underestimate this little fella – hot hot hot!
    Habanero peppers may be small but they are also fiery and are among the hottest chilli peppers that you can get. With small tapering fruits 2-4cm long, these fruits start out green and turn to pale orange when ripe.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Orange Habanero (organic*)

    How Hot? Very hot!

    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 grown in: Chillies and peppers are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel, planted in fresh compost in either growbags or pots.

    Delivery info: Available until mid August. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-30cm.
    Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest chillies/peppers in late autumn. They should also overwinter in a warm greenhouse or inside on a windowsill.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Swede – Marian

    £5.99
    (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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    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.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug

  • Carrots

    Carrots – Early Nantes

    £5.99
    (10 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!!)

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    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.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug

  • 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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    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!

    Plant out: late April to early Aug. 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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    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!

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 3-12cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Sorrel – Red Veined

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Delicious, colourful, full of nutrients and easy to grow
    Sorrel is a perennial plant, one of the last to die down for winter and one of the first to appear in spring.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Veined Sorrel (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: Add colour to your salads with this delicious sharp lemon flavoured salad leaf.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Bee & Butterfly Wildflower Plugs

    £19.99
    (50 Plugs)

    Plant a mini wildflower meadow!
    Our NEW wildflower plug plants are brilliant for attracting bees, butterflies and other pollinators. There are over 100 different varieties, all annuals which will readily self seed, giving you continual colour for months. They are great for planting in a dedicated patch in the garden, or in a pot/planter for a mini-meadow on your patio!

    As pictured, each plug plant will have a cluster of different seedlings emerging, a lucky dip from the list below, and should not be thinned out. This way, you’ll get a fairly natural looking little meadow. For best results, plant the plugs straight into pots, containers or beds quite close together, about 3-4cm apart. We would recommend 50 plugs to a 30cm wide pot, 100 plugs to a 50cm wide pot, and 200 per square metre if planting in beds/borders (or for one of our traditional crate planters )

    Number of plugs: 50

    Contains a lucky dip seedling mix from over 100 different wildflowers, including:

    Agrimony
    Buttercup
    Clover
    Campion
    Columbine
    Cornflower
    Cowslip
    Cow Parsley
    Daisy
    Forget-me-not
    Foxglove
    Cranesbill
    Poppy
    Primrose
    Ragged Robin
    Teasel
    Yarrow
    Wild Marjoram
    Vetch

    Can be grown in: Pots, planters

    Can be delivered from: July-Mid Aug

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Plug The Gaps Collection

    £24.99
    (90 Plants)

    Perfect for those empty spaces
    With a selection of space saving, quick growing plants, this collection is ideal for midsummer as gaps pop up in the veg patch, whether that’s from being harvested or being eaten by pests!

    Number of plants: 90

    Contains the following baby plants:

    Mizuna x 10
    Wild Rocket x 10
    Beetroot x 10
    Lettuce x 10
    Leek x 20
    Carrot x 10
    Rainbow Chard x 10
    Spinach x 10

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

    Can be delivered from: July-Mid Aug

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Spinach – Perpetual

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    A fantastically versatile nutrient-rich plant
    Producing tasty leaves for you throughout the seasons, as it grows simply cut the bigger outer leaves off at the base and it’ll keep producing more and more. As long as the slugs and caterpillars don’t get to it, it’ll carry on for ages.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Perpetual (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: You can either cook the leaves making a delicious addition to a wide range of dishes, use the baby leaves in salads or add to smoothies or juice.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Rossa di Treviso (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds are ideal. Find out more about growing chicory in our growing guide below.

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

    Delivery: These plug plants can be delivered between late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Ready to harvest: Late Aug to Oct

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • leeks

    Giant Winter Leeks

    £5.99
    (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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 20

    Variety: Giant Winter (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.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug

    *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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    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.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 12-25cm.

  • 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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    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.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 12-25cm.

  • white cabbage

    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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Golden Acre (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Cabbages prefer to be grown in raised beds or a well dug veg patch. Find out more about growing cabbage in our growing guide below.

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

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • purple sprouting broccoli

    Purple Sprouting Broccoli – Summer Purple

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, beautiful colour and fantastic flavour
    An extremely healthy and tasty vegetable that tends to be expensive when bought in the shops and also is so much more flavoursome when harvested and eaten fresh.

    This delicious variety of summer purple sprouting broccoli will produce fantastic coloured broccoli spears from early July to October.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Summer Purple (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: Packed full of flavour when lightly steamed, stir-fried or boiled in just a few minutes so that the florets become tender. Drizzle with melted butter and lemon juice to make a delicious side dish.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing

  • Spring Green Cabbage

    Spring Cabbage

    £5.99
    (10 plants)

    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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Variety: April

    Number of plants: 10 (organic*)

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

    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. Mmm.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Ready to harvest: Summer/Autumn

    *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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Vertus (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Cabbages prefer to be grown in raised beds or a well dug veg patch. Find out more about growing cabbage in our growing guide below.

    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.

    Plant out: late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • red cabbage

    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.

    DELIVERY: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery information

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Red Drumhead (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Cabbages prefer to be grown in raised beds or a well dug veg patch. Find out more about growing cabbage in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Delicious eaten 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.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July/Aug. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.