Spring Veg Plants (2019)

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  • red-onion

    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.


  • Sweetcorn

    Sweetcorn – Sweet Nugget

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Produces lovely golden cobs with a super sweet flavour
    Sweetcorn are easy to grow but be sure to plant them in blocks rather than rows. See our growing guides for more details.

    Produces cobs approx. 20cm in length, and makes a striking figure in your veg patch.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Sweet Nugget (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds or veg patches. Sweetcorn are easy to grow but be sure to plant them in blocks rather than rows. See our growing guide below for more details.

    In the kitchen: Best eaten fresh from the garden with butter and black pepper. Alternatively, try bbq-ing them with chilli and 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 10-25cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • Minipop Sweetcorn

    Baby Sweetcorn – Minipop

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    Easy to grow, crunchy, sweet and full of flavour
    This is a special variety for the production of delicious mini cobs which can be harvested at about 10 cm in length.

    If you are short of space, these plants can be planted much closer together than normal sweetcorn and you do not need to plant in traditional blocks to aid germination.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Minipop (organic*)

    Can be grown in: Raised beds, veg patches or borders.

    In the kitchen: Perfect for stir-fries, steaming or to add extra crunch to 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 10-25cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


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    Winter Squash – Musquee de Provence

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Excellent flavour and a firm favourite
    These are large round, semi-flat fruits that can weigh up to 10kg. The skin turns from green to golden brown as it matures and the flesh is a rich orange colour with a excellent flavour which is almost like that of nutmeg, making this squash a favourite!

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Musquee de Provence (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • Cornells Bush Delicata Winter Squash

    Winter Squash – Cornells Bush Delicata

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Sweet, nutty and decorative
    Produces narrow, long fruits with cream coloured skin and dark green thin stripes. Its orange flesh can be eaten as soon as mature. This squash has a beautifully sweet and nutty flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Cornells Bush Delicata (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • uchikikuriwintersquash

    Winter Squash – Uchiki Kuri

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Very early to mature with superb storage characteristics
    A lovely looking winter squash, each plant forms three to five small pumpkin-like fruits averaging 1.5kg. The fruits are an intense orange red with a golden flesh and has a sweet nutty flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Uchiki Kuri (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, try baking this squash until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant and tasty in soups.

    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.


  • Honey Bear Winter Squash

    Winter Squash – Honey Bear

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and deliciously tasty
    This is a lovely looking winter squash which produces mini, acorn-shaped fruits (measuring approximately 10cm) that are delicious and sweet when cooked.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Honey Bear (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: For a simple and delicious side dish, just dot winter squash with butter and a little brown sugar and bake until the flesh is soft. Also brilliant in soups.

    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.


  • custard-white

    Summer Squash – Custard White

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Decorative and delicious  
    This interesting and very attractive patty pan bush type variety of summer squash produces creamy white flat fruits with scalloped edge and a very fine flavour. These summer squash are delicious cooked and eaten fresh. They have a delicate white skin (which is thinner like a courgette rather than thick like a winter squash).  Roast them whole or grill slices on the bbq, or lightly fry.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Custard White (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

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

    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.


  • Yellow Courgette

    Yellow Courgette – Atena Polka

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Easy to grow, decorative and versatile  
    These plants will produce beautiful deep yellow fruits giving great colour and flavour from your garden.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Atena Polka (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing courgettes in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: Such a versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fires, 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. Delicious!

    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.


  • Pumpkins

    Pumpkin – Jack O’Lantern

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Grow your own menacing masterpiece for Halloween     
    Producing pumpkins weighing up to 10kg and bright orange in colour, this variety is ideal for your menacing masterpieces at Halloween. But a pumpkin is not just for Halloween, these pumpkins are deliciously tasty and versatile and also have a long storage ability.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Jack O’Lantern (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar. 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. These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-20cm.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • Courgettes_harvested

    Courgette – Green Bush

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Gives an exceptionally good crop right through the season
    This is a bush variety, 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.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Green Bush (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fires, 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. Delicious!

    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.


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    Courgette – Tondo Chiara di Nizza

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Great looking and a good cropper
    A delightful, round shaped courgette which is pale green in colour. It is highly productive so you’ll get a great crop. The courgettes should be cut at about 10 cm diameter – they’re great for roasting and stuffing.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Tondo Chiara di Nizza (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fires, soups, casseroles, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. It’s great roasted whole, then scoop out the cavity and stuff with some wild mushrooms or something else equally delicious.

    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.


  • courgette-trombioni

    Courgette -Tromboncino Albenga

    £5.99
    (5 Plants)

    Gives an exceptionally good crop right through the season
    This is a fantastic climbing courgette that can be grown easily in a container against a trellis or wigwam so it is perfect for small spaces. You can either eat them whilst the courgettes are still small or leave them to grow and further ripen before storing them in much the same way as a winter squash.

    Number of plants: 5

    Variety: Tromboncino Albenga (organic*)

    Can be grown in: In pots, beds or grow bags against a wigwam/trellis. Find out more in our growing guide below.

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, it can be used in stir-fires, soups, risotto, 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. Delicious!

    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.


  • Butternut Squash

    Butternut Squash – Waltham

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious and easy to grow   
    Produces sweet flavoured fruits of a light tan-colour, with a smooth orange flesh. These fruits are uniformed in shape and can grow up to 20cm long. Stores well after harvesting.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Waltham Butternut (organic*)

    Can be grown in: These grow well outside, so if you have the space then go for a raised bed or similar, but they will grow well in pots too. Find out more about growing squash in our growing guide below.

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

    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.


  • brassica-collection

    Gourmet Brassica Collection

    £14.99
    (28 Plants)

    A lovely collection of brassicas to harvest throughout the seasons
    This collection contains a selection of cauliflower, cabbages and kales that are packed full of nutrients and are considered some of the best superfoods around.

    Number of plants: 28

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

    In the kitchen: Packed full of flavour and nutrients, these brassicas are delicious when lightly steamed, roasted or stir-fried until tender. A little melted butter makes them taste all the more luxurious

    Can be delivered from: late April to July.

    These plants will arrive bare-rooted with an approximate height of 10-15cm.

    Transplants suitable for organic growing.


  • 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


  • Spring Green Cabbage

    Spring Cabbage – April

    £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.

    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.

    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 – Sep

    *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.


  • Delicacy Purple Kohl Rabi

    Kohl Rabi – Delicacy Purple

    £5.99
    (10 Plants)

    An unusual, but striking and tasty addition to your veg patch

    Although popular in Europe, Kohl Rabi is not that common a vegetable in the UK. It tastes somewhere between a cabbage and turnip. Kohl Rabi ‘Delicacy Purple’ is an early maturing purple variety with round shaped stems and good quality, delicate flesh. It is resistant to and bolting and stem splitting. Kohl Rabi is a fairly quick crop to grow and you can start picking from when the bulb is larger than 5cm in size.

    Number of plants: 10

    Variety: Delicacy Purple (organic*)

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

    In the kitchen: A super tasty addition when grated into coleslaw or salads. Also yummy when roasted, steamed or stir-fried.

    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.