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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
Corn Salad / Lamb’s Lettuce – (Organic)£1.90 – £3.20 Select options
Corn Salad / Lamb’s Lettuce – (Organic)
An invaluable hardy winter salad for growing outdoors and under cover with a superb nutty flavour. Corn salad or lamb’s lettuce is a small annual plant that forms rosettes of dark green leaves which have a gentle nutty flavour, soft texture, and are extremely popular as salad greens. It provides a valuable source of fresh greens during the autumn and winter months as it is suitable for growing outdoors with little protection or under cover in the cold.
We are amazed by this plant’s hardiness and really enjoy growing it! Ronja grew up eating ‘Feldsalat’ (German for corn salad) almost every day during the winter months and wouldn’t want to live without it.£1.90 – £3.20
Spinach – Giant winter (Organic)£2.30 – £3.50 Select options
Spinach – Giant winter (Organic)
A winter variety with large, savoyed, pointy leaves especially selected for winter hardiness. This productive spinach is particularly recommended for autumn and winter cultivation. The dark green characteristically pointy leaves are very aromatic and perfect eaten raw in salads, or delicious cooked.
(Approximate seed count – 500)£2.30 – £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
Claytonia ‘Winter Purslane’ – (Organic)£1.65 Add to basket
Claytonia ‘Winter Purslane’ – (Organic)
A must-have excellent winter leaf of mild flavour and incredibly succulent, soft and juicy texture.. Winter purslane, also known as miners lettuce or claytonia, has heart-shaped elegant looking leaves which are small, abundant and make a great cut-and-come-again salad green. You will get a productive harvest all winter and early spring and if left to self seed, it will just keep coming back year after year.
It is one of those greens that come up in just the right moment when we’re most in need of something fresh and it self-manages very well which is why we like it too.
(Approximate seed count – 850)£1.65
Winter Lettuce – Valdor (Organic)£1.98 Add to basket
Winter Lettuce – Valdor (Organic)
A green winter-hardy butterhead lettuce with great taste and texture. We wanted to include Valdor amongst our lettuces because it is simply one of the best winter lettuces there is. It forms tight medium-sized heads with the classic look of a butterhead. Sown in September, it can be cultivated outside or undercover for continuous picking or left to mature for an early spring harvest.
(Approximate seed count – 250)£1.98
Chard – Five colours (Organic)£2.90 – £4.20 Select options
Chard – Five colours (Organic)
A beautiful chard mix of red, pink, orange, yellow and white stalks with contrasting green and maroon leaves. Harvested as baby leaf in less than 6 weeks. Both the tender leaves and stalks are easy to fry, steam, blanch or add to an omelette. This variety of chard is less hardy and doesn’t handle frost as well, so best not relied on as your only winter green.
(Approximate seed count – 130)£2.90 – £4.20
Asian Greens – Purple Frills£1.88 – £3.80 Select options
Asian Greens – Purple Frills
An abundant, colourful, delicate variety of mustard which gets punchier as the season continues. Purple Frills has beautiful burgundy tinged, spidery leaves. It adds interest to any salad with its hot mustardy flavour. It can also be cooked and used a spicy spinach alternative. It is abundant in its growth and will continue throughout the coldest weather.
(Approximate seed count – 250)£1.88 – £3.80
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
Basil – Sweet Genovese (Organic)£1.95 – £3.50 Select options
Basil – Sweet Genovese (Organic)
The classic basil variety, very productive, aromatic and perfect for all culinary uses, especially pesto. With large bright green leaves and a smell to die for this is an essential addition to the veg plot. We think you cannot grow too much basil, we use it in almost every meal throughout the summer months. Genovese makes the most superb pesto, aromatic without being overpowering and giving us a much needed taste of sunshine when stored or frozen and then eaten throughout the winter months.
A robust, trustworthy variety of ‘The King of Herbs’ with the perfect balance of aroma and subtlety. It is an essential companion to tomatoes.
(Approximate seed count – 500)£1.95 – £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
Asian Greens – Pak Choi£1.68 – £3.80 Select options
Asian Greens – Pak Choi
An heirloom pak choi variety with juicy fat white stalks and dark green spoon shaped leaves. Also known as ‘Boo Toy’, ‘Horse’s Ear’, ‘Japanese Celery’, Pak Choi looks like a squat fat celery with dark green spoon shaped leaves. You can eat all of the plant above ground and it’s delicious with sesame oil, chilli and steamed rice. It grows well in cooler conditions and can be used as cut and come again or as a more mature plant later in the year. Any ideas as to why it’s called Horses Ear, we’d love to hear!£1.68 – £3.80
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