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Spring onion – White Lisbon (Organic)£2.10 – £3.95 Select options
Spring onion – White Lisbon (Organic)
The classic spring onion. Long white stems with bright green tops, suitable for both spring/summer cultivation as well as over-wintering. This is traditionally the most popular variety of spring onion, and an essential addition to the veg patch. Quick, hardy and easy to grow. Its speed of growth makes it ideal for catch-cropping and year-round cultivation, with its small size meaning it can be easily squeezed into unused corners of the garden.
Spring onions are an extremely versatile culinary ingredient. Delicious both cooked and raw, they are a staple of our diet!
(Approximate seed count – 300)£2.10 – £3.95
Courgette – Black Beauty (Organic)£2.50 – £3.50 Select options
Courgette – Black Beauty (Organic)
A vigorous and prolific courgette producing dark green, glossy fruits over a long period. A classic dark-green summer squash with creamy white flesh. Best picked young when no longer than 25cm. The plants have an open growth habit which makes it easy to pick the fruit and they won’t stop coming! Try battering and frying the male courgette flowers for a gourmet addition to a summer meal.
(Approximate seed count – 17)£2.50 – £3.50
Chicory – Pain De Sucre (Organic)£1.60 – £5.95 Select options
Chicory – Pain De Sucre (Organic)
Mild tasting green leaves that form dense, conical heads; alternative to winter lettuce.. This is a more mild tasting chicory that is a superb substitute for lettuce in the winter. Indeed, this is a common practice in several rural parts of France and no doubt elsewhere, too. It can produce very large heads, with a tender green exterior and golden yellow hearts that have a real sweetness to them, hence the name!£1.60 – £5.95
Carrot – Autumn king (Organic)£1.60 – £4.00 Select options
Carrot – Autumn king (Organic)
An RHS award-winning maincrop variety ideal for storage over the winter months. How could we not include Autumn King in our catalogue?! This is one of our favourite varieties, and certainly lives up to its name. It is an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner and is a firm favourite amongst both home and market gardeners.
It produces conical roots up to 30cm long and with a deep organgey-red colour. It is sweet-tasting and delicious both raw and cooked.
Autumn King is a great carrot for storage over the winter. To store the roots place them in containers in single layers in moist (but not wet) sand making sure they do not touch each other. Keep them in a cool but frost free and dark place and check the roots periodically for mould or rotting.
(Approximate seed count – 400)£1.60 – £4.00
Squash, Winter – Red Kuri (Organic)£2.80 – £5.50 Select options
Squash, Winter – Red Kuri (Organic)
A bright orange, chestnut flavoured, smallish winter squash of 1 – 1.5kg weight. With its orange red skin and golden flesh, Red Kuri is a tasty globe of autumn glory. Firm but smooth, sweet and nutty, rich, creamy – you get the idea! It is Ronja’s mum’s favourite squash because you can cook it without having to peel it, and also for its fabulous flavour and good storage qualities.
This style of squash originates in Japan but has gained popularity in many other countries like the UK. We love growing squash and they are easy to grow, happy trailing across the ground or up a structure.
(Approximate seed count – 12)£2.80 – £5.50
Asian Greens – Tatsoi£1.68 – £3.50 Select options
Asian Greens – Tatsoi
A fast growing variety producing an abundance of flavoursome dark glossy round leaves. Tat Soi produces leaves with a mild mustard flavour and a crunchy texture that can be used raw as a delicious addition to a salad or cooked in a variety of ways. It is a fast growing variety that can be cut at any stage. If the baby leaves are left to mature they become a stunning rosette of broad round greens with a wide, crisp and juicy central stem.
(Approximate seed count – 300)£1.68 – £3.50
Radish – French Breakfast 2 (Organic)£2.05 Add to basket
Radish – French Breakfast 2 (Organic)
Scarlet colour with white tips and a crisp mildly pungent flesh. If you were to eat a radish for breakfast, this would be the one. Cute in looks, sweet and mildly pungent in taste and with a succulent crunch, it makes a tasty healthy snack. Introduced in 1879 it became a seller on the Parisian markets and quickly spread around the world.
Growing it is pure pleasure because they are quick to mature and you can harvest them throughout summer. Best eaten simply, just sliced with some salt on it or mixed in with salad.
(Approximate seed count – 300)£2.05
Kale – Nero di Toscana (Organic)£2.90 – £3.50 Select options
Kale – Nero di Toscana (Organic)
Upright plants producing lots of heavily savoyed dark green leaves. Surely this is the king of kales! We always grow masses of Nero di Toscana, we cant get enough of it. It has been a staple of Italian cuisine for centuries and heavily features in the iconic ‘Ribollita’ Tuscan bean stew.
Although usually steamed or stir-fried, kale leaves can also be massaged raw with a little olive oil, salt and lemon juice and made into a salad. Well worth a try if you haven’t already!
(Approximate seed count – 150)£2.90 – £3.50
Kale – Dwarf Green (Organic)£2.30 Add to basket
Kale – Dwarf Green (Organic)
A hardy kale with a compact growth habit and tightly curled leaves. A deep green leaf colour and frilled edges with a succulent delicate flavour make this variety an attractive kale to grow. It is extremely hardy and withstands frosts in the winter when no other brassica stays standing while also producing well when sown in spring for a summer harvest. It is a Scottish heritage kale dating back to the 19th century, originally known as ‘Dwarf Curlies’ or ‘Scotch’ kale. It grows to only 40cm high making it perfect for windswept sites or for growing in containers.
(Approximate seed count – 150)£2.30
Spinach – Matador (Organic)£2.30 Add to basket
Spinach – Matador (Organic)
Reliable medium-early variety for autumn, spring and winter cultivation. Robust, flavoursome and productive. Matador is ‘the’ tried and tested variety for your garden with large and tender leaves, bolt- and frost-hardy. It was Ronja’s first spinach trial in her mum’s raised beds that was a huge success. In spring when the spinach bolts and produces seed, you can easily save it and sow it again for your next crop.
(Approximate seed count – 460)£2.30
Kale – Dazzling Blue (Organic)£2.95 Add to basket
Kale – Dazzling Blue (Organic)
Cavolo Nero-type kale of dazzling blue and green coloured leaves with exceptional pink midribs. This showy kale was bred by Hank Keogh from Avoca Farm in Oregon, USA. He back-crossed ‘Lacinato rainbow’ with the Wild Garden Seed ‘Lacinato’. In looks it resembles a Cavolo Nero kale and it has stunning blue, green and pink colours. The leaves are savoyed and have underturned margins, the plant grows upright and is very cold-hardy – more so than any other Cavolo Nero type kales. Tender and tasty, great for sautéing, steaming or finely chopped in a salad. A solid vegetable for the home or market garden.
(Approximate seed count – 200)£2.95
Dwarf French beans – Faraday (Organic)£2.71 – £4.00 Select options
Dwarf French beans – Faraday (Organic)
A vigorous and prolific variety producing lots of thin green pods over a long cropping period. This is one of our favourite dwarf beans, it is a modern variety bred for disease resistance, and it does exactly what it says on the tin! It makes delicious beans, eaten raw or cooked.
(Approximate seed count – 80)£2.71 – £4.00
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