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  • Cobra French Climbing Bean

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Deliciously tasty, and perfectly formed!
    This is a really popular variety of French Climbing Bean that produces long, green bean pods which are about 7mm in diameter and can be harvested over a long period. If you enjoy French Bean Salads, this is the bean for you! French Beans are easy to grow from plug plants – you can plant them in beds or large pots in full sunshine. A complete growing guide is provided with all plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Cobra (organic)

    In the kitchen: Great steamed with a drizzle of olive oil, perfect for 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 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.

  • Cucumber – Marketmore

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Easy, delicious and decorative
    Cucumber plants look beautiful when growing and can be grown by even the most inexperienced gardener. This variety produces thick dark green fruits which can reach 20cm in length. They are quite spiny, so you’ll need to peel them before eating. Cucumber plants are easy to grow from plug plants – best planted in a greenhouse, or in a sunny, sheltered spot in your garden. Full growing information is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Marketmore (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Cucumbers are delicious in salads, a welcome addition to gin and tonic, and lovely with yoghurt andmint. Also great for dipping in hummus and dips.

    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: Best grown in a greenhouse. Provide support for the plant to climb, or allow to sprawl across the ground. Plant plugs 30cm apart.

    Harvesting: You should get the first few fruits from July onwards.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Leeks – Musselburgh

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    A tried and tested traditional variety
    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. It’s easy to grow leeks from plug plants – just follow the instructional leaflet that will arrive with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: Musselburgh (organic)

    In the kitchen: Leeks are delicious in soups, stews and pies. You can steam, fry or boil. Finely chopping leeks brings out the flavour and texture.

    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: 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.

  • Lettuce – Freckles

    £4.99
    (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.

  • Rainbow Chard – Bright Lights

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Colourful, nutrient-rich and delicious

    Rainbow chard will bring a pleasing punch of colour to your veg patch during the colder months. It is a flavoursome and nutrient-rich plant that will produce leaves throughout the seasons. Simply cut off the bigger, outer leaves at the base and more will keep growing. It is easy to grow rainbow chard from plug plants – just plant in raised beds or large containers and follow the growing guide that is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Bright Lights (organic*)

    In the kitchen: The leaves are lovely wilted with a bit of garlic butter, and the stalks are great chopped up and thrown into paellas and risottos.

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

    When to harvest: Plant plugs 30-40cm apart. Once planted, you should be able to start harvesting the outer leaves of spinach and chard within a few weeks. Keep picking regularly for a continuous crop right through to autumn.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Wild Rocket

    Wild Rocket

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, full of flavour and plentiful

    This is one of our favourite vegetable plants to grow. Keep it well watered, and plant it in a slightly shady spot. The taste is phenomenal compared to shop bought rocket and it just keeps cropping for months. Cut the outer leaves off as they reach the desired size. Simple. Growing wild rocket from our plug plants is easy – just follow the instructions in the growing guide that is provided with your plants when they arrive.

    Number of plants: 10 organic plug plants

    Variety: Wild Rocket (organic*)

    In the kitchen: With its peppery flavoured leaves it is delicious used in salads. Sprinkle over pizzas and pasta dishes too for a little kick.

    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.

  • Beetroot – Detroit

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A classic variety that is easy to grow
    This is a super tasty, popular variety of beetroot that produces smooth skinned, dark red, medium to large beetroots to harvest. Perfect for growing in beds or containers, beetroot is incredibly easy to grow, especially using our organic plug plants. You’ll receive a complete growing guide with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Detroit (organic*)

    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.

    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.

  • Cauliflower – All Year Round

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A popular cauliflower that can be planted in spring, summer or autumn!

    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. Firm the plants in well when you plant the plugs, as this will help them to form a firm cauliflower head. You’ll receive a complete growing guide with the plants, so follow the advice in that for best results with growing cauliflower.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: All Year Round (organic*)

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

    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 cauliflower plugs 40cm apart in very fertile soil. Firm in well, protect from slugs and cover with insect proof net to keep butterflies and pigeons at bay.

    Harvesting: Harvest from late summer onwards when the cauliflower heads have fully formed.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Dwarf French Green Bean – Tendergreen

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    French beans for small plots
    You’ll be surprised by how many beans one small plant can give you! These dwarf bean plants produce plenty of green beans over several weeks. They are ideal for growing in pots and containers, or plant in one or two rows in raised beds. Your plug plants will come with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Tendergreen (*organic)

    In the kitchen: Steam lightly, or blanche. Toss with olive oil, garlic and chopped parsley once cooked for a very simple but tasty side dish.

    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.

  • Lettuce – Lollo Biondi

    £4.99
    (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.

  • Lettuce – Lollo Rossa

    £4.99
    (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.

  • Peas – Kelvedon Wonder

    £6.99
    (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.

  • Runner Bean – Enorma

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Just keep picking those beans!
    Runner Beans look so attractive climbing up their wigwams with their bright red flowers. Enorma is a quick growing variety that will produce a heavy crop of long runner beans for you to pick on many a summer’s evening. You can grow in large pots or in beds. Growing beans from plug plants is very easy – the plants come with a comprehensive growing guide to help you if you are new to growing your own vegetables.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Enorma (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Runner beans are delicious steamed until just tender – add a knob of butter and some freshly chopped herbs too.

    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.

  • Butternut Squash – Waltham

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Delicious and easy to grow   
    Produces sweet flavoured butternut squash of a light tan-colour, with smooth orange flesh. These fruits are uniformed in shape and can grow up to 20cm long. Stores well after harvesting. A good variety for UK growing. Butternut Squash plug plants make it easy, too – just plant them in a sunny spot and follow the advice in the growing guide that comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Waltham Butternut (organic*)

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

    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: Plant plugs 80-100cm apart. Keep well watered, they are thirsty plants!

    When to harvest: Harvest pumpkins and squash in Late September/October when the stalks have dried out and the skin has changed colour and toughened up.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Orinoco Dwarf French Bean

    Dwarf French Bean – Orinoco

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Heavy cropping yellow beans
    These dwarf bean plants will produce a heavy crop of pale yellow beans. Plants typically grow to approx 20-25cm tall, making them perfect for pots and smaller veg patches. Simply pop the plug plants in the ground leaving 20cm between each plant – they are easy to grow and quick to start producing flowers and beans! A full growing guide comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Orinoco

    In the kitchen: Can be used as a whole bean or as fine cut beans. Delicious steamed until tender.

    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.

  • Hestia Dwarf Runner Bean

    Dwarf Runner Bean – Hestia

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Runner beans for small gardens & containers
    This variety is ideal for smaller plots, reaching only 45cm tall. You can plant 4 to 5 in a large pot. They are largely self-supporting, but if grown in a windy spot they would benefit from being tied in to a short bamboo cane. These plants produce striking red and white flowers that look really lovely in the garden. Plug plants come with a  complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Hestia (*organic)

    In the kitchen: Steam or boil runner beans until they are just tender. Lovely served with a herby 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 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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    Onion – Bedfordshire Champion

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This onion variety is reliable and well suited to the UK climate with late summer maturity. Bedfordshire Champion produces large, globe shaped, golden-brown skinned bulbs with a lovely mild flavour. Let the skins dry in the sun for a few days after harvesting and they should store well. You will receive a complete growing guide with your onion plug plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    Variety: Bedfordshire Champion (organic*)

    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.

     

  • Aubergine – Black Beauty

    £6.99
    (5 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    Homegrown 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. Aubergines are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel as they need the extra warmth. You could try them on a warm, sunny patio as well. They do well in pots – give them plenty of compost. You’ll receive a full growing guide with the plug plants.

    Number of plants: 5 plug plants

    Variety: Black Beauty (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Try drizzling aubergines with olive oil and grilling over hot charcoal. Perfect with crushed garlic and chilli flakes.

    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: Best grown in a greenhouse. Plant plugs 30-40cm apart. Keep well watered.

    Harvesting: Fruits should form soon after flowering as long as they are warm enough. Harvest once they reach full size.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.