Summer Veg Plants

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  • Lettuce – Green Salad Bowl

    £4.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow and ever so tasty
    An excellent non-heading lettuce providing a steady supply of frilly, light green leaves which can be cut and used as required without lifting the whole plant. This lettuce offers an excellent crunchy texture and delicious sweet taste. These plants show a good resistance to mildew.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Green Salad Bowl (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 often 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.

  • 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.

    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. 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.

  • celery

    Celery – Green Utah

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow and delicious
    Celery is a vastly popular salad vegetable with its crisp sweet stalks. This variety forms bright green stalks and can boast good flavour, and is nice and crisp.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Green Utah (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: Delicious eaten raw in salads, or for using to dip into hummus. Equally delicious if braised or chopped in casseroles or a fish pie adding a different texture to your dish.

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

    *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*)

    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.

    *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.

  • 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.

    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.

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

    *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.

    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.

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

    *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.

    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.

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

    *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.

    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. Available to pre-order now. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Cavolo Nero

    Cavolo Nero – Nero di Toscano (Black Kale)

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and wonderfully good for you and your family

    This Italian kale has beautiful dark green leaves and looks really striking in the vegetable patch when its 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. Find out more about growing kale in our growing guide below.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Nero di Toscana (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Kale is best grown in raised beds or a well dug veg patch.

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

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

    Ready to harvest: June – October/November

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

     

  • Cauliflower Romanesco

    Romanesco Cauliflower

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Not only a tasty veg, but also beautiful and ornamental…

    These plants will produce novel cornet like jade green spears which are beautiful to look at, adding structure to your garden. They are also delicious to eat!

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Romanesco (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: Perfect for roasting, steaming, deep frying in batter, or even raw in your 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 10-15cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Cauliflower

    Cauliflower – All Year Round

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    A popular, classic and staple veg

    This variety is a very popular, all season cauliflower which can be set closer together than others to produce tasty small heads and is easier to grow than most other varieties.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: All Year Round (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: Perfect for roasting, steaming, making soup and for a lovely warming cauliflower cheese!

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

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • borecole

    Curly Kale (Borecole) – Green Curled Dwarf

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, hardy and wonderfully nutritious 
    This is a very popular, compact curly kale that is an extremely nutritious leafy veg that looks great 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.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Green Curled Dwarf (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: This is an incredibly nutritious vegetable. It can be steamed, baked or fried with a drizzle of olive oil and sprinkle of seasoning to make delicious kale crisps or used in smoothies.

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

    Ready to harvest: July onwards

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

  • aubergine

    Aubergine – Black Beauty

    £6.99
    (5 Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    Home grown aubergines are an absolute delight. Easy to grow and delicious in flavour, finding these black jewels in your garden at harvest time is always a real treat.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Black Beauty (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: Try cooking these in or over hot charcoal and then drizzling with a mediterranean inspired drizzle. Yummy.

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

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.