Leeks, Onions and Seed Potatoes

These plants are available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021.

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  • Onion Set ‘Sturon Globe’

    £2.99
    Pack of 50 (approx)

    A quick and easy way to grow onions

    Growing onions from sets are easy and require minimal aftercare once planted. This is a classic looking, white semi-globe onion that produces heavy bulbs in August/September which will store well.

    Number of sets per pack: Approx 50

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Feb/Mar 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in early spring approx 10cm apart in pots, containers, raised beds and any traditional veg patches. Make sure the soil/compost has good drainage.

    When to harvest: When the leaves start to turn yellow you can check to see if they are ready to harvest. You may be able to tell if they are ready from the crown of the bulb peeping above the surface of the soil. If not, carefully dig one or two up to have a look with a hand fork.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Shallot Set ‘Golden Gourmet’

    £3.99
    Pack of 20 (approx)

    A quick and easy way to grow shallots

    This is a very high yielding shallot producing a petite golden brown skinned bulb in September and October which will store well throughout the winter.

    Number of sets per pack: Approx 20

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Feb/Mar 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in early spring approx 10cm apart in pots, containers, raised beds and any traditional veg patches. Make sure the soil/compost has good drainage.

    When to harvest: When the leaves start to turn yellow you can check to see if they are ready to harvest. You may be able to tell if they are ready from the crown of the bulb peeping above the surface of the soil. If not, carefully dig one or two up to have a look with a hand fork.

    *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.

    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 in Spring 2021. 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.

  • 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*)

    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 Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring 2021. 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.

  • 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)

    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 in Spring 2021. 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.

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    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 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.

     

  • 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)

    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 in Spring 2021. 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.