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  • 2024 Calendar – A Year in the Veg Patch

    £12.99

    With gorgeous illustrations and monthly top tips for your veg patch, this is such a lovely calendar for the year ahead. Buy one for yourself, or give one as a Christmas present this year.

    (A4 size when closed)

  • British Basil

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Resistant to cooler conditions
    British Basil has been specifically selected for growing outside in the UK as it is resistant to cooler conditions. It has a bright, green leaf that doesn’t discolour and keeps its recognisable intense flavour.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: British (organic*)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    In the kitchen: Pinch off small sprigs and add to salads, tomato dishes, sauces and vegetables.

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Cavolo Nero – Nero di Toscano (Black Kale)

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    An easy to grow, decorative and healthy kale plant

    This Italian kale has beautiful dark green leaves and looks really striking in the vegetable patch when it’s 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. The plug plants will arrive with a complete growing guide full of planting advice and tips.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Nero di Toscana (organic*)

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

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting Advice: Plant plugs approx 30-40cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover with insect proof netting to protect from cabbage white butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: Harvest individual kale leaves throughout the season and the plant will keep growing for months. Or harvest an entire head of kale once mature in late autumn/winter.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • tiny tim tomato

    Cherry Tomato – Tiny Tim (bush variety)

    £6.99
    (5 Plug Plants)

    These compact plants produce a good crop of cherry tomatoes
    Tiny Tim tomato plants will grow to approximately 30-45cm and will produce clusters of beautifully flavoured, sweet red salad tomatoes that are 2cm in diameter. This variety is suitable for outdoor growing. Growing tomatoes from plug plants is easy – just follow the instructions in the growing guide that is provided with the plants.

    Number of plants: 5 plug plants

    Variety: Tiny Tim (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious in salads or try them roasted with a drizzle of olive oil.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to Harvest: Plant plugs 30-40cm apart. Tomatoes should start ripening in late July through to September, depending on when they are planted out and whether they are grown in a greenhouse or outside.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Chervil

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Delicious and rich in vitamins
    Chervil is confused with parsley because of its leaves. This annual has an unusual aniseed flavour and is very rich in vitamins.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: Delicious in soups and salads. Chervil goes very well with chicken and white fish.

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • 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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • Courgette – Green Bush

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    A high yielding, easy to grow courgette plant
    This is a bush variety of courgette, 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. Growing courgettes from plug plants is very easy – plant in full sunshine, in beds or large pots, and be sure to water well. You will receive a complete growing guide with your plug plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Green Bush (organic*)

    In the kitchen: A wonderfully versatile vegetable, courgettes can be used in stir-fries, 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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • 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 and mint. Also great for dipping in hummus and dips.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • Fernleaf Dill

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Quick growing and versatile
    Fernleaf Dill is a dwarf variety growing to just 45cm in height. A green herb with wiry, thread-like leaves that grow in clusters, it has a strong, distinctive taste that is like a combination of fennel, anise and celery, with warm, slightly bitter undertones.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Fernleaf (organic*)

    Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!

    In the kitchen: Treat dill like bay leaves and let it add flavour to soups and stews, or add to the cooking water when you boil potatoes. Dill can also be used in bread, soups, vegetable dishes, and pickles, salad dressings, or to make dill vinegar. It works well with fish dishes.

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Garlic Chives

    £7.99
    (3 Plants)

    Not only adds great flavour to your dishes but looks attractive growing in the garden
    Garlic Chives are similar to Chives, but the leaves are flatter with a white flower that has a delicate garlic and onion flavour. If you don’t have access to a patch of wild garlic in early spring, these make an excellent substitute, producing lots of leaves at around the same time.

    Number of plants: 3

    Organic*

    In the kitchen: The slim, elegant dark green leaves can be used as a tasty addition to salads, or in soups, stews and curries. The flowers are also edible and look lovely when sprinkled over a summer salad.

     

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • In the Veg Garden Christmas Cards (set of 16)

    £8.50

    Four gorgeous festive designs, created by our in-house creative talent, Viv. This set of 16 cards (four of each design) is sure to be a hit with fellow gardeners this Christmas… and getting in touch by sending a hand-written message at this time of year always feels a little more wholesome than sending a text message!

    (A6 cards. envelopes included. blank inside)

     

    ps. We were going to price these at £9.50 per set, but a very small error on the printing meant that one of the cards was cropped a little short, so instead of re-printing them and wasting paper etc, we decided to knock the price down a little! Please be aware that the beautiful robin on the top of the gingerbread house is not quite complete!!

  • 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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • Padron Pepper

    £5.99
    (3 Plug Plants)

    Some are hot, most are not!
    Padron Peppers are becoming so popular with foodies, and for good reason. They are simply delicious freshly harvested, stir fried in a generous glug of olive oil with a pinch of Cornish Sea Salt. Every so often you’ll come across one that is hot, but most are lovely and mild and so tasty. They are a must grow! Growing from plug plants is quick and easy – just plant them in a greenhouse or sunny, sheltered site when your plants arrive and follow the advice in the growing guide provided with your plants.

    Number of plants: 3 plug plants

    Variety: Padron (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Best fried in olive oil until the skin blisters, then sprinkle with sea salt.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Growing/Planting Advice: Best planted in a greenhouse or polytunnel. Keep well watered. Plant plugs approx 30cm apart.

    When to harvest: You can expect chillies and peppers to start forming in July if planted early, they should keep cropping through to late Autumn if grown in a greenhouse.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Purple Sprouting Broccoli – Early

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Easy to grow, beautiful colour and fantastic flavour

    An extremely healthy and tasty vegetable that is so much more flavoursome when harvested and eaten fresh from your own garden. This variety is great to plant in spring/summer for a harvest between February and May, when there’s not much else to harvest! Growing from our plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive and keep them well watered – a complete growing guide is provided with every plant delivery.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plant

    Variety: Early (organic*)

    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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting advice: Plant 40cm apart. Protect from slugs and cover with net to guard against butterflies and pigeons.

    Harvesting: Harvest once the broccoli florets start to form. For summer sprouting varieties, this should be late summer through to autumn. For early sprouting varieties, harvest in late winter to spring. Harvest regularly for a longer crop.

    *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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • Sweet Pepper – Californian Wonder

    £5.99
    (3 Plants)

    Good cropper with a mild, sweet flavour
    This is a really popular variety as it is such a good cropper with large square shaped fruits that have a mild, sweet flavour. The fruits are best picked whilst still green.

    Number of plants: 3

    Variety: Californian Wonder (organic*)

    In the kitchen: This pepper can be enjoyed raw in a salad or it can be stuffed, roasted or added to sauces.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Growing/Planting Advice: Best planted in a greenhouse or polytunnel. Keep well watered. Plant plugs approx 30cm apart.

    When to harvest: You can expect chillies and peppers to start forming in July if planted early, they should keep cropping through to late Autumn if grown in a greenhouse.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Sweetcorn – Sweet Nugget

    £5.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    Produces lovely golden cobs with a super sweet flavour
    Sweetcorn is easy to grow but be sure to plant them in blocks rather than rows. This sweetcorn variety produces cobs approx. 20cm in length, and looks lovely when it’s growing in the veg patch. Growing sweetcorn from plug plants is very easy – just pop them in your veg plot when your plants arrive and keep them well watered. See our growing guides for more details.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Sweet Nugget (organic*)

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

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to Harvest: Plant plugs 30cm apart (20cm for baby sweetcorn). You can expect to harvest sweetcorn in late August/September.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.

  • Tomato – Gardeners Delight

    £6.99
    (5 Plug Plants)

    If you only grow one variety of tomato then Gardener’s Delight should be the one.

    An easy to grow, large cherry tomato. The fruits are small but the taste is sweet and amazing. Growing your own tomatoes is very easy from plug plants. They are best grown in a greenhouse or polytunnel, but you can plant them in a sunny, sheltered spot from late May once the weather is warmer. Full growing guide comes with the plug plants to make growing your tomatoes easy, even if you are completely new to growing your own vegetables!

    Number of plants: 5 plug plants

    Variety: Gardener’s Delight (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Chop up and throw in a handful of fresh basil leaves, a drizzle of olive oil and in an instant, you’ll have a delicious summer salad. These are delicious eaten raw, roasted or cooked in Mediterranean dishes.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    When to Harvest: Plant plugs 30-40cm apart. Tomatoes should start ripening in late July through to September, depending on when they are planted out and whether they are grown in a greenhouse or outside.

    *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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • Broad Bean – Aquadulce Claudia

    £6.99
    (10 Plug Plants)

    A reliable broad bean variety
    Very easy to grow, this variety of broad bean produces longer bean pods. Best harvested young and tender. The plants can be grown in beds or in large pots/planters. There is plenty of growing advice in the growing guide that comes with the plug plants, to help get you off to a good start with your broad bean growing.

    Number of plants: 10 plug plants

    Variety: Aquadulce Claudia (organic*)

    In the kitchen: Delicious boiled or steamed, and best eaten podded and peeled, broad beans are great in risotto, pasta dishes or smashed up with butter and served on bruschetta.

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • 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!

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: 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.

  • Colourful Tomato Collection

    £14.99
    (15 Plug Plants)

    Homegrown tomatoes knock the spots off anything you can buy
    This colourful tomato collection contains 3 different super tasty and easy to grow varieties, 15 plug plants in total. Tomatoes are easy to grow from plug plants. We’d recommend growing your tomatoes in a greenhouse or polytunnel if you can, if not, choose a sunny, sheltered spot in the garden. You’ll receive a complete growing guide with your plug plants when they arrive.

    Number of plants: 15 plug plants (organic*)

    Space required: 5 grow bags, or 15x individual pots, or an area measuring approx 2m x 3m

    In the kitchen: Chop up the tomatoes and throw in a handful of fresh basil leaves, a drizzle of olive oil and in an instant, you’ll have a bright, colourful and delicious summer salad. These are delicious eaten raw, roasted or cooked in Mediterranean dishes.

    (please note – if varieties specified are unavailable we may replace with alternatives.)

    THESE PLANTS WILL BE SHIPPED IN SPRING 2024

    Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery from late April 2024 until July 2024. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

    Planting/Growing Advice: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice for each plant type and for spacing between plug plants.

    When to harvest: Please see our growing guides for each individual advice.

    *Transplants suitable for organic growing.