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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
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
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
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
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
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
Calendula – Orange (Organic)£2.28 – £3.90 Select options
Calendula – Orange (Organic)
Also known as ‘Pot Marigold’. This is the classic calendula, producing abundant large orange blooms over a long season. We love calendula and would never go a season without it. It is really easy to grow and loved by humans and insects alike. There is something magical about finding bumblebees sleeping in calendula flowers early in the morning. The flowers are edible and make a great addition to salads. The petals have good medicinal properties and can be taken as an infusion in hot water or turned into a powerful tincture. Calendula’s medicinal actions include but are not limited to: anti-inflamatory, astringent, vulnery, and anti-microbial.
(Approximate seed count – 125)£2.28 – £3.90
Bee Mixture – (Organic)£3.50 Add to basket
Bee Mixture – (Organic)
A colourful mixture of Borage, Buckwheat, Calendula, Crimson Clover, Cornflower, Dill, Coriander and Phacelia.. The bees and other beneficial insects in your garden will love this mixture of flowering plants. The nectar will provide them with sugar they need for energy and the pollen contains protein and oils that bees collect to raise the brood.
We rejoice in this bee mixture particularly as it has a diverse range of flowering plants and makes our vegetable plot look beautiful and filled with colour. The edibles amongst the mix we use to jazz up our summer salads.
(Approximate seed count – 5 grams)£3.50
Calendula – Traingle Flashback / Zeolights (Organic)£2.58 Out of Stock
Calendula – Traingle Flashback / Zeolights (Organic)
A stunning version of the regular calendula with fully doubled blooms and of peach, gold and bronze petal colour. This calendula variety is a real treasure. Pastel shades of orange, pink and peach are tinged with yellow towards the petal base. The backs of the petals are maroon. A pure joy to look at. We were so excited to have found this strain of calendula, bred by Frank Morton from Wild Garden Seeds in Oregon, USA. The flowers don’t only look good in the garden or as cut flower, they are also edible and can be used for medicinal purposes, too. An abundance of beauty for your garden!
(Approximate seed count – 80)£2.58
Phacelia (Organic)£2.28 Add to basket
Beautiful lavender-purple flowers adored by bees and other pollinating insects. Phacelia is extremely attractive to honeybees and other beneficial insects providing both pollen and nectar. It is a quick growing annual flower that germinates at low temperatures and has the potential to catch excess nitrogen too. We love sowing it in between our crops and rejoicing in the lovely flowers and insects that it attracts.
(Approximate seed count – 1000)£2.28
Kale – Red Russian (Organic)£2.30 – £4.40 Select options
Kale – Red Russian (Organic)
Recognisable by its flat, purple-tinged and tooth-shaped leaves; this kale is hardy, frost tolerant and very versatile. A productive plant, it reaches 90cm in height and can be harvested throughout the winter becoming sweeter after a frost. The tender young leaves are great in salads and larger leaves are attractive as well as delicious. This kale is so tasty you can eat it on its own, but it’s also a perfect addition to smoothies, salads and stir fries. You can get in the habit of adding it to most meals! In Scotland, kale used to be a mainstay of the traditional diet. So much so that to be “off one’s kail” means to feel too ill to eat.£2.30 – £4.40
Lettuce – Fine Speckled Oak (Organic)£2.00 Add to basket
Lettuce – Fine Speckled Oak (Organic)
Fantastic and unusual oak-leaf lettuce, covered thickly in fine speckles of crimson. Fine Speckled Oak was one of Fred’s favourites in our 2018 lettuce trials. It was super healthy and had very consistent growth throughout the population. At full maturity it forms a dense colourful heart. An attractive and vigorous lettuce bred by Wild Garden Seed in Oregon, USA, that we are very pleased to offer in our catalogue.
(Approximate seed count – 175)£2.00
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