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Salad rocket (Organic)£1.98 – £3.50 Select options
Salad rocket (Organic)
Salad leaf with a peppery fresh taste, most commonly used raw but can be cooked, too. The nutritious dark green serrated leaves add their fine spice to salads, pasta, pizza, pesto, other sauces or as garnish. Salad rocket is native to the Mediterranean and has a long history of popularity. It is quick to crop and easy to grow and definitely one of our favourite salad leaves.
(Approximate seed count – 900)£1.98 – £3.50
Spring Onion – Ischikrona (Organic)£2.55 Add to basket
Spring Onion – Ischikrona (Organic)
A vigorous Japanese type bunching onion producing stems up to an inch in diameter. Ishikrona is definitely one of our favourites. It is beautiful in every way with fresh green coloured leaves and a bright white stem. It is succulent, mild and sweet in flavour, fresh and crispy in texture. It is extremely hardy as well as pest resistant and it stands in the ground for a long time without bulbing up.
As an important ingredient of the Asian cuisine, it can be used in stir-fries, soups and salads. It can be used instead of or alongside onions.
(Approximate seed count – 385)£2.55
Tomato – Gardeners Delight (Organic)£2.30 Add to basket
Tomato – Gardeners Delight (Organic)
Easy to grow large cherry tomato, widely known for its sweet fruity flavour. Gardener’s Delight lives up to its name and has been a firm favourite amongst gardeners for years. Rightly it is an RHS Award of Garden Merit winner and also recommended by the National Institute of Agricultural Botany. Long full trusses of small fruits, sugar-sweet flavour and luscious juiciness.
We love this variety and can’t recommend it enough.
(Approximate seed count – 25)£2.30
Cucumber – Marketmore (Organic)£2.00 – £4.00 Select options
Cucumber – Marketmore (Organic)
A versatile, productive variety with luscious, dark green fruits throughout the summer. As British reggae artist Macka B makes clear in his ode to ‘Cocombers’ (see youtube for reference) the humble cucumber has many a good reason to grow and eat it. The Marketmore variety produces luscious, cylindrical, dark green fruits and does so in abundance throughout the summer. It grows well in both poor and rich soil conditions and will ensure you are full of good electrolytes for the rest of the year.
(Approximate seed count – 20)£2.00 – £4.00
Carrot – Nantes (Organic)£1.60 – £3.80 Select options
Carrot – Nantes (Organic)
Fast maturing carrot perfect for early sowings. Originally from France but grown in this country for decades as a kitchen garden favourite, this is a classic carrot variety of the half-long type. Reaching up to 17cm in length and 3-4 cm in diameter, it is a sweet, bright orange, blunt, cylindrical root, round at the top and bottom. It has fine texture and delicate flavour with almost no core. It is ideal for early sowings but can delight you with a tasty crop throughout the year as well.
The perfect all-rounder, that does well as bunching carrot, juiced, sautéd, frozen, grated into a salad or just straight from the ground which is when we think they taste the best.
(Approximate seed count – 400)£1.60 – £3.80
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
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
Broccoli – Early purple (Organic)£2.09 – £4.00 Select options
Broccoli – Early purple (Organic)
A very popular and traditional variety of sprouting broccoli, producing an abundance of tasty spears from late March . We love Early Purple broccoli, it comes at a time of year when we are in serious need of some green vegetables that are not kale, chard or leeks! We can quite happily eat it with every meal during its harvest window. It is very versatile, being great seamed, stir fried, roasted, added to soups and stews, put in omelettes… the list goes on.
It is slow growing and takes around one year from sowing to harvest but it is well worth the wait with each plant producing a lot of food. Plants can grow up to 1m in height.
(Approximate seed count – 250)£2.09 – £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
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
Sweetcorn – Golden Bantam (Organic)£1.90 – £4.00 Select options
Sweetcorn – Golden Bantam (Organic)
The most popular open-pollinated sweetcorn variety since it was introduced in 1902 suitable for eating fresh and freezing. A tall vigorous plant making 18cm long cobs full of medium sweet, rich, delicious kernels when harvested ‘milk-ripe’. Best eaten or processed on the day of harvest for full flavour and before the sugars turn into starch.
(Approximate seed count – 50)£1.90 – £4.00
Peas – Ambassador (Organic)£2.25 Add to basket
Peas – Ambassador (Organic)
A top quality pea for cooking and freezing, widely used in home gardens and commercial production. Big juicy peas in a pod. What could possibly be more exciting than growing your own peas to go with a traditional dinner. Ambassador is robust, vigorous, productive and delicious. It won the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit in 1993 which was reconfirmed in 2005 and is one of the most widely used peas of its kind.
(Approximate seed count – 80)£2.25
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