Veg Plants for Small Spaces

Our organic veg plug plants will be ready for dispatch from mid April through to late summer. Here’s a selection of plants that are perfect for smaller plots…

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  • 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.

  • Spinach – Perpetual

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A fantastically versatile nutrient-rich plant
    Producing tasty leaves for you throughout the seasons, as perpetual spinach grows you can simply cut the bigger outer leaves off at the base and it’ll keep producing more and more. As long as the slugs and caterpillars don’t get to it, it’ll carry on for ages. Perpetual spinach is very easy to grow from our organic plug plants – suitable for pots and beds, and will grow well in sun or partial shade. Full growing instructions come with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Perpetual (organic*)

    In the kitchen: You can either cook the spinach leaves making a delicious addition to a wide range of dishes, use the baby leaves in salads or add to smoothies or juice.

    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 – Chioggia

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Stripy Beetroots!
    This traditional Italian beetroot has beautiful, decorative white rings when sliced. It looks amazing sliced finely and added to salads. Definitely worth growing! Our beetroot plug plants make it very easy to grow your own beetroot, whether you are growing in pots or beds. The plants arrive with a complete growing guide, and are delivered in plastic-free packaging.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Chioggia Italian (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This variety of beetroot is great for slicing into salads so that you can see the beautiful stripes.

    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.

  • 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.

  • Courgette – Genovese

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    A compact variety of pale skinned courgettes

    With pale, mottled light green skin, these courgettes tend to start cropping a little earlier in the season (if the weather is good, of course!) It is a bush variety so will not take up too much space – great for pots! Courgettes are very easy to grow using plug plants – just follow the advice in the growing guide that comes with the plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Genovese (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Courgettes are a wonderfully versatile vegetable – they can be used in stir-fries, soups, casseroles, salads, pasta dishes, pickled, the list goes on. You can even cook the flower: try stuffing with herbs and cream cheese and frying it lightly.

    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.

  • Lettuce – Buttercrunch

    £4.99
    (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.

  • Sugar Snap Peas

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    You’ll eat all the pods straight from your garden!
    These plants are so easy to grow and will produce loads of sugar snap pea pods. They’ll grow to approximately 1.5m tall and will need some kind of support to climb (we often grow them up a chicken wire fence or trellis.) You can plant them fairly close together, at 10cm so they don’t take up a lot of space. They are very easy to grow from plug plants, just follow the advice in the growing guide provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    In the kitchen: Sweet, crunchy, and delicious raw or try steaming them lightly or stir-frying with other vegetables.

    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.

  • Beetroot – Cylindra

    £4.99
    (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.

  • Endive – Pancalieri

    £4.99
    (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.

  • Golden Beetroot – Boldor

    £4.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Incredible golden fleshed beetroots to grow
    This variety produces such a wonderful colour of beetroot – it is really striking, and we’d highly recommend growing golden beetroot alongside purple beetroot so that you can mix the two colours in your cooking – they look brilliant together. The flavour is very similar, so if you love beetroot, give this variety a go! Our organic plug plants come in plastic-free packaging and arrive with a complete growing guide.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Boldor (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Great for roasting, pickling or try making a golden beetroot soup. Alternatively, 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.

  • Mizuna – Kyoto Green

    £4.99
    (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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    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.

     

  • Red Onion – Red Baron

    £6.99
    (20 Plug Plants)

    A must have in the kitchen garden
    This onion variety will produce firm, flattish-round bulbs with dark purple skin and red-tinged flesh. You can expect to harvest in late summer – if you dry the skins well (by drying in the sun for several days) the onions will store well. Try planting your onion plants next to carrots as this will help to deter carrot fly from the carrots. Growing onions from plug plants is just as easy as growing onions from sets. A full growing guide is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    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 from late April 2022 until July 2022. 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.

  • Sweetbell Turnip

    Turnip – Sweetbell

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow and deliciously tasty
    These turnip plants grow very quickly, and in just a few weeks you’ll have some lovely, golf-ball sized turnips to harvest! They are a salad type, perfect for grating or slicing finely to add some crunch to summer salads, or throw them into a casserole. Suitable for all UK plots, whether you’re growing in beds or pots, these plug plants make it very easy to grow your own turnips and you will receive a complete growing guide with your delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Sweetbell (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Try grating raw turnip into salads, or add to casseroles, stir-fries or roast them up with some olive oil and sea salt.

    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.

  • Spring Onion – White Lisbon

    £6.99
    (20 Plug 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. Growing spring onions from our plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive – a complete growing guide will be provided with your plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 20 plug plants

    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 from late April 2022 until July 2022. 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.