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Perfect for planting in mid to late summer, these organic plug plants make great additions to the veg patch to keep the season going for longer and to plug any gaps that appear after harvesting or from lost plants…

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    Cavolo Nero – Nero di Toscano (Black Kale)

    £4.79
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An easy to grow, decorative and healthy kale plant

    This Italian kale has beautiful dark green leaves and looks really striking in the vegetable patch when it’s fully grown. In fact, many people choose to plant it in borders for exactly that reason. It’s easy to grow (easier than many other brassicas) and will provide you with leaves for several months. The plug plants will arrive with a complete growing guide full of planting advice and tips.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Nero di Toscana (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Add Cavolo Nero kale stews, steam it, fry it up with a little garlic butter.

    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 approx 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover with insect proof netting to protect from cabbage white butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: Harvest individual kale leaves throughout the season and the plant will keep growing for months. Or harvest an entire head of kale once mature in late autumn/winter.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Courgette – Green Bush

    £4.79
    (3 Plug Plants)

    A high yielding, easy to grow courgette plant
    This is a bush variety of courgette, which means that plants are large, robust and vigorous but stay compact without sprawling. The fruit are uniform and straight, with a rich dark green colouring and a fine flavour that’s delicate and sweet enough to eat raw, straight off the plant. Growing courgettes from plug plants is very easy – plant in full sunshine, in beds or large pots, and be sure to water well. You will receive a complete growing guide with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Green Bush (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, courgettes 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.

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    Lettuce – Freckles

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and delicious
    Freckles is easy to grow from our lovely young plug plants. It is heat tolerant, crisp and bolt resistant. Freckles is unlike any romaine lettuce you will see. It has bright green leaves that look like someone splattered painted burgundy spots all over them! A lovely variety. Growing lettuces from plug plants is easy – you can grow them in pots or beds – just follow the instructions in the growing guide that you will receive with your plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Freckles (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads often have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch. The next time you make a Caesar salad use Freckles and create your own work of art.

    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 approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Plug The Gaps Collection

    £19.99
    (100 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: 100

    Contains the following baby plants:

    Spring Onion x 20
    Wild Rocket x 10
    Beetroot x 10
    Lettuce x 10
    Leek x 20
    Rainbow Chard x 10
    Dwarf Bean x 10
    Celery x 10

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    Lettuce – Buttercrunch

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A firm favourite in the lettuce world
    This variety of lettuce is actually somewhere between a butterhead and a crisphead. It has soft outer leaves but with a creamy green heart of a much crispier texture. Buttercrunch will stand well without bolting – a very good option for suntrap gardens. Growing lettuces using our organic plug plants is so simple, and you’ll receive a complete growing guide with your plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Buttercrunch (organic*)

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

    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 approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Lettuce – Green Salad Bowl

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A cut & come again favourite
    You’ll get a steady supply of frilly, light green leaves from this lettuce. Use it as a cut and come again, harvesting leaves as required without lifting the whole plant. It is very easy to grow, and from just ten plug plants you should have lettuce all summer long (as long as you keep the slugs at bay!) You’ll receive a full growing guide with the lettuce plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Green Salad Bowl (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Use this lettuce in all types of salad – it is a real winner.

    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 approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Lettuce – Little Gem

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A crunchy, compact lettuce that takes up little space
    Producing small plants, this lettuce forms a small, tight heart – it is quick growing and will do well planted in between rows of other veggies as it doesn’t need much space. Harvest the entire lettuce once the head reaches full size, approx 12-15cm tall. The plug plants arrive in plastic-free packaging together with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Little Gem (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Wonderfully versatile with so much to offer, this lettuce is deliciously in salads, or braised/sautéed. Try braising it with peas and mint!

    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 approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Lettuce – Lollo Biondi

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Tender cut and come again lettuce leaves
    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. Growing lettuces from plug plants is incredibly easy – just plant up in beds or pots and keep them well watered and protected from slugs. Complete growing guide comes with the plants which are delivered in plastic-free packaging.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Lollo Biondi (organic*)

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

    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 approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Lettuce – Lollo Rossa

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    This wonderful looking lettuce is a must in any kitchen garden
    Lollo Rossa lettuce forms tight frilly maroon heads. You can wait and harvest the whole plant, or pick a few leaves here and there as needed. It is very easy to grow lettuces from plug plants – just pop them in the ground, or in pots or a window box, and keep them well watered. A full growing guide is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Lollo Rossa (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Use this lettuce to bulk up salads and add a splash of colour.

    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 approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Lettuce – Red Salad Bowl

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, loose leafed red lettuce
    This is an excellent non-heading lettuce that provides a steady supply of deep red, oak-shaped leaves. Use it as a cut and come again crop, harvesting regularly through the summer months. The lettuce plug plants are very easy to grow – perfect for pots, beds or window boxes. A full growing guide is included with the plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Red Salad Bowl (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The best salads have lettuce as their base to give you background flavours and plenty of crunch. This red leafed variety adds good colour.

    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 approx 15cm apart in full sun or partial shade. Protect lettuce from slugs!

    Harvesting: Harvest the outer leaves for a cut-and-come again crop, or wait until the lettuce head has formed and harvest the whole plant.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Peas – Kelvedon Wonder

    £5.59
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Pop some peas in your veg plot!
    Home grown peas are so sweet and delicious, they rarely make it back to the kitchen. Just open the pods while you’re doing the weeding and have a healthy nibble! You can expect a good crop from this variety. Perfect for pots or beds, alike. You’ll receive a full growing guide with your plug plants making it very easy to get started with growing peas.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Kelvedon Wonder

    In the kitchen: Eat your peas raw, or steamed/blanched.  We love peas paired with freshly chopped mint and some garlic and olive oil.

    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 relatively closely together and provide supports for the peas to climb – chicken wire propped up between two bamboo stakes or twiggy pea sticks

    Harvesting: Pods will start to form soon after the plant begins flowering. You can expect them to crop for several weeks between June/July and September, depending on when you plant them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Quick Growing Salad Collection

    £23.99
    (90 Plug Plants)

    Cut and come again salad to enjoy all summer
    If you are keen to begin harvesting tasty salads in just a couple of weeks after planting, then this easy to grow little pack of cut and come again salad plug plants is perfect. The plug plants are so easy to grow, just pop them in the ground, water well and keep protected from slugs. Suitable for growing in pos or beds, and will do well in light shade, too. All our vegetable plug plants are delivered in plastic-free packaging and come with a complete growing guide.

    You’ll receive various different salad plants, with 3 types of lettuce, as well as spinach, rocket, mizuna, mustard leaves, chard and beetroot.

    Number of plants: 90 plug plants

    Space required: An area approx 120cm x 150cm

    In the kitchen: Pick a few leaves from each plant to make your own mixed salad and ditch the supermarket salad bags this summer.

    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.

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    Beetroot – Cylindra

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Unusual, easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    This cylindrical beetroot has smooth skin and dark purple-red flesh. We love it for being so easy to slice, and it is perfect for pots too as it really needs very little space to grow. The roots tend to poke above the soil, but they can be earthed up and will remain in good condition for several weeks until you are ready to harvest them. Beetroot is very easy to grow, especially using our organic plug plants which come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Cylindra (organic*)

    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.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring/Summer. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: You may find multiple seedlings per plug – you can thin these out by pinching off excess seedlings. Plant 10cm apart in a sunny spot.

    Harvesting: Harvest once you can see the crown of the beetroot has reached golf ball size or bigger.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Broccoli (Calabrese) – Green Sprouting

    £4.79
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A delicious and easy to grow family favourite

    This is a green sprouting variety of broccoli. After you have harvested the main head of broccoli (the ‘leader’), it will start to produce successive spears for you to harvest. You can either harvest them whilst small and tender or wait until they form a larger head. Use netting to keep butterflies (and therefore caterpillars) at bay! Growing from our broccoli plug plants is quick and easy – just plant them in your garden when your plugs arrive and keep them well watered – a complete growing guide comes with every delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Green Sprouting (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great steamed, roasted with a little oil or stir-fried, it is an extremely versatile kitchen garden staple.

    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 40cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover with net to guard against butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: Harvest once the broccoli florets start to form. For summer sprouting varieties, this should be late summer through to autumn. For early sprouting varieties, harvest in late winter to spring. Harvest regularly for a longer crop.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Companion Plant Pack

    £10.39
    (30 Plug Plants)

    Help to keep pests at bay with beautiful companion plants
    Companion planting is a traditional and natural way to deter pests from crops that you are growing and to attract good insects such as hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds which are the best natural predators of aphids and whitefly. Our little companion plant pack is a great way to get started and not only do the plants look lovely when interspersed with your vegetables, they all have the advantage of being edible too.

    With 30 plants in total, this pack contains the following plants:

    Tagetes x 10 plug plants
    Plant tagetes close to your tomatoes, peppers and aubergine to deter whitefly. They also look very pretty when in flower. The petals have a distinctive zesty flavour and can picked and used fresh to garnish salads.

    Marigold x 10 plug plants
    The strong colour of marigolds attracts beneficial hoverflies, lacewings and ladybirds. Plant them in amongst your crops or next to rows of veg. The flowers and leaves have a mild citrus flavour and can be used to garnish salads or desserts.

    Nasturtiums x 10 plug plants
    Nasturtiums secrete a mustard oil that insects love, plant them as a sacrificial crop close to brassicas to deter caterpillars. A wonderful pretty companion plant with edible leaves and petals which have a distinctive peppery taste.

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2022 until July 2022. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

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    Curly Kale (Borecole) – Green Curled Dwarf

    £4.79
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A space-saving, easy-growing kale
    This is a very popular, compact curly kale that is great for pots (and beds, too!) and requires little attention to produce a good crop. It is exceptionally hardy and grows really well through autumn and winter giving you a nice, constant supply of healthy greens from your garden. You can plant curly kale in spring for use in late summer and early autumn, or plant in summer/early autumn for a winter harvest. Cover with mesh netting to protect from pests. You’ll find plenty of advice in the growing guide that comes with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Green Curled Dwarf (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This kale can be steamed, baked or fried with a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkled with seasoning to make delicious kale crisps or even used in smoothies.

    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 approx 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover with insect proof netting to protect from cabbage white butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: Harvest individual kale leaves throughout the season and the plant will keep growing for months. Or harvest an entire head of kale once mature in late autumn/winter.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Endive – Pancalieri

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A crunchy salad leaf that grows easily

    A frizzy, frilly feast of a plant! Harvest the young leaves as a cut & come again to add a punchy flavour and a good crunch to salads, or wait until the whole head has matured. Endives are very easy to grow using our organic plug plants, just follow the advice in the comprehensive growing guide that arrives with your delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Pancalieri (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Endives have a slightly more biting flavour than lettuce so the leaves work wonderfully well in 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/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.

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    French Climbing Bean – Cosse Violette

    £5.59
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow purple beans
    Producing lovely pink/purple flowers followed by small green pods that turn purple as they grow, this French climbing bean will crop over many weeks during the summer. The plug plants are very easy to grow and come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Cosse Violette

    In the kitchen: Top and tail, place in boiling water or steam and cook until tender. The beautiful deep purple french beans will turn a deep green on cooking.

    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 in full sunshine and keep well watered.

    Harvesting: You can expect to harvest beans from mid to late summer. If you want to dry and store the beans, allow them to reach maturity on the plants before harvesting in early autumn – dry out thoroughly before storing in airtight jars.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Golden Ball Turnip

    £4.79
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A truly unique, brightly coloured turnip with an exquisite flavour
    A lovely, sweet flavoured turnip that’ll store well. Growing from our plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive and keep them well watered – a complete growing guide is provided with every plant delivery. Turnips are quick growing – they will be ready to harvest when the roots are about the size of a golf ball. Once harvested, store them in a cool dark place. Perfect for warming winter casseroles and so much tastier than shop bought turnips.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Golden Ball (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great in casseroles and stews or even slow roasted.

    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.

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    Gourmet Brassica Collection

    £15.99
    (60 Plug Plants)

    Loads of cabbage, broccoli, kale & cauliflower plants to grow
    This collection contains a selection of cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage and kale plug plants for you to grow. The plants can be planted in early spring for an autumn harvest, or in mid to late summer to grow over autumn and harvest in winter. Brassica plants grow particularly well in raised beds – we’d advise growing them all in one or two raised beds together, so that you can cover them with mesh netting to keep pests at bay. There is plenty of growing advice in the growing guide that comes free with the plug plant collection.

    Number of plants: 60 plug plants

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

    In the kitchen: Packed full of flavour and nutrients, most 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.

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    Kale – Red Russian

    £4.79
    (10 Plug Plants)

    This is one of our favourites!

    You get really lovely tones of colour on this kale plant as it grows, making it a very attractive addition to your veg patch and of course, it’s super healthy and easy to grow. We’re sure you will enjoy it just as much as we do! Growing kale is very easy from plug plants – just pop them in the ground and keep them well watered. It is best to net them to protect from birds and butterflies, but full growing advice is in the guide included with your plug plants and makes it super simple.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Red Russian (organic*)

    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 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 approx 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover with insect proof netting to protect from cabbage white butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: Harvest individual kale leaves throughout the season and the plant will keep growing for months. Or harvest an entire head of kale once mature in late autumn/winter.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Mangetout Peas – Carouby de Mausanne

    £5.59
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Pretty plants that look like sweet peas!
    This old French variety of mangetout produces large flat pods. You can expect to pick your own mangetout peas for several weeks once they start cropping. We particularly love growing them for their sweet pea-like flowers – they look great climbing a wigwam. Perfect for pots and beds, and very easy to grow from our plug plants. You’ll receive a full growing guide with your plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Carouby de Mausanne

    In the kitchen: Mangetout are delicious eaten raw in salads, or add them to a stir-fry. Try steaming with french beans and drizzling with olive oil and freshly chopped herbs for a warm 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 relatively closely together and provide supports for the peas to climb – chicken wire propped up between two bamboo stakes or twiggy pea sticks

    Harvesting: Pods will start to form soon after the plant begins flowering. You can expect them to crop for several weeks between June/July and September, depending on when you plant them.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

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    Mizuna – Kyoto Green

    £3.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Attractive, delicious salad leaves

    Mizuna is a cut-and-come-again Oriental salad leaf with deeply cut, spicy flavoured leaves. It is easy to grow and well worth having in your salad patch. Harvest the leaves regularly so that the plant continues to grow for many weeks. If you grow these plants in a slightly shaded spot, they will last even longer without bolting early. Mizuna plug plants make it easy to get going – no fussing with seeds! Just follow the advice in the growing guide when your plants arrive.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Kyoto (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Mizuna is delicious in salads, adding a punchy flavour. When it does bolt you can use the broccoli-like florets in stir-fries.

    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.

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    Red Cabbage – Red Drumhead

    £4.79
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An easy to grow red cabbage
    This variety will produce a good sized red cabbage that you can feel very proud of having grown yourself! The leaves have a lovely blue tinge, but the hearts themselves are a deep cabbage red. They are great-looking plants in the vegetable garden. Firm them in well when planting and try to keep them cool by watering frequently. There’s loads more advice in the growing guide that comes with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Red Drumhead (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Try red cabbage braised with spices to make a rich and warming accompaniment to your Sunday roast. Shred finely to add to salads for extra crunch and deep purples!

    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.