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Alpine Strawberry Seeds£1.60
Wild strawberry producing masses of small but delicious fruit over a very long period in summer. Eat raw or use in cooking. Tolerates some shade, but fruits better in sun and moisture retentive soil.
Basil British - Seeds£1.60
More resistant to cooler British weather conditions. Same flavour as classic Basil
Beetroot Wodan F1 - Seeds£1.90
This variety can be left to mature to a larger size with a much lower chance of becoming woody than other varieties. Can also be harvested early as baby beets. Produces medium to large rounded roots.
Borecole Black Tuscany - seeds£1.75
400 seeds approx
(Nero di Toscana) A hardy winter vegetable with dark green crinkled leaves which can be steamed gently or used in soups and stews. Can also be used in spring as baby leaf.
Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia Seeds£1.90
An excellent variety for autumn or spring sowing. Produces long pods of beans with a good flavour.
Broad Bean Masterpiece Green - Seeds£2.10
100 seeds approx
Early cropping and reliable variety with long green pods with an excellent flavour. Beans freeze well
Broccoli - Purple Sprouting Seeds£1.50
Early purple variety maturing in March- May next year. When harvesting, pick the spears regularly to promote more shoots.
Brokali Atlantis Seeds£2.50
A great alternative to sprouting broccoli as it crops in the same season. A nutricious and tasty vegetable that is perfect steamed or stir-fried. Is in fact a cross between sprouting Broccoli and Kale
Butternut Squash Hunter F1 - Seeds£2.00
An early cropping variety bred to grow better in the cooler British climate. Heavy cropping with a lovely sweet falvour and bright orange flesh
Cabbage Savoy Resolution F1 Seeds£2.40
A dark green winter cabbage with deeply textured leaves and a robust flavor. Can be gently braised, fried in butter or whole leaves can be stuffed and rolled. Goes very well with Pork.
Calendula officinalis Seeds£1.60
A traditional hardy annual with orange-yellow daisies in summer. This herb has been used in England since the 13th Century. The flowers and leaves are edible and can be used in salads and to flavour many dishes as a substitute for saffron. It is thought to have many healing properties and is still used in beauty products such as hand creams.
Carrot Early Nantes - Seeds£1.40
An early variety that can be sown from February (under protection) through until July. A superb flavour and a firm favourite. Suitable for growing in bags or where space is limited.
Carrot Katrin Seeds£1.30
Chantenay Carrot producing shortened roots which are ideal for raised beds or containers. particularly sweet when harvested as baby carrots. Good bolt resistance
Carrot Mixed Colour - Seeds£2.50
500 seeds approx
A mixture of purple, orange and yellow carrots (Rainbow, Red Samurai and Purple Haze) These will make a very colourful addition to a salad or homemade coleslaw.
Cauliflower Igloo - Seeds£1.75
An early variety with clean, white heads. Specially bred for close planting to produce mini-cauliflowers or at wider spacing for larger heads.
Celeriac Prinz - Seeds£1.75
An excellent bolt resistance variety. Good for early production, under protection or outside. Light skinned. Ideal for fresh salads.
Chard - Rainbow Seeds£1.75
Colourful vegetable related to Beetroot with multicoloured stems which can be blanched, sauteed or stir-fried. Don't over cook or they will loose their colour and flavour. Excellent with Goats Cheese or Crème Fraiche.
Chives - Seeds£1.50
A very popular and versatile perennial herb with mild, onion-tasting leaves which are great for garnishing or flavouring dishes. Rounded umbels of purple flowers appear in summer which are very attractive too. They can also be added to salads either whole or pick the petals and sprinkle over the top. Grow in free draining soil in full sun. Good for a pot.