Neat rosettes of small, upright leaves
Also known as ‘Corn Salad’, it forms small rosettes of upright, shiny and tender leaves with a distinct, mild flavour. Can be harvested whole or as individual leaves for ‘cut and come again’ salads.
Productive plants with fruit in an attractive range of colours, shapes, textures and flavours. Ideal for salads, stir-fries and as a steamed or baked vegetable.
Black Beauty – good flavoured succulent fruits with very dark skins.
Golden Zucchini – attractive, thin skinned, golden cylindrical fruits with crisp flesh and good flavour.
Lebanese – unusual pale green ‘club’ shaped fruits with an excellent flavour and texture.
De Nice a fruit round – novel round fruits up to the size of a tennis ball, wonderful stuffed.
Patty pan – pale green, pie shaped fruits with scalloped edges, can be steamed whole if picked small.
Yellow Scallop – slightly larger golden yellow scalloped fruits, great hollowed out and stuffed like a pie.
Colourful as ‘baby’ leaf or as a cooked vegetable
Up to 7 different colour stems which can be picked as ‘baby’ leaf or full size. Steam leaves and stems separately and get two dishes for the price of one.
An old french variety sometimes known as ‘Guerande’ and originally grown in the neighbourhood of Nantes.
A snub nosed variety, which will grow well in containers or shallow soil.
The roots can be 10-13cm (4-5”) wide at the shoulder, and will not get much longer. The name gives a perfect description on the shape of this carrot. Sweet and tender, ‘Oxheart’ is a quick grower with less foliage than you’d expect from the size of the root, and it is an excellent keeper.
This is a perennial herb with spreading habit and apple-scented leaves. It also has lilac flowers in the summer. Mint likes rich, moist soil and can be grown in partial shade. It is very invasive, so should be confined in a pot or a separate area. Pick the leaves as required, which are best used fresh. Pinch out the tip of the main stem to encourage bushy growth.
Large, fleshy Leaved variety, with resistance to rust
High yielding with big thick, fleshy leaves and a strong upright habit. Plants also regenerate quickly after picking and show resistance to rust. Can be grown indoors all year round.
A selection of mixtures and colours, ideal for containers and bedding
A selection of mixtures and separate colours. Ideal for beds, borders and containers, or covering unsightly areas of the garden.
They thrive even in the poorest soils.
Alaska Mixed – bright single flowers set off by pale green marbled foliage.
Golden Jewel – semi-double golden flowers on compact plants. Perfect for borders, pots and tubs.
Mahogany Gleam – semi-double flowers on semi-trailing plants. Great for ground cover and containers.
Peach Melba – striking semi-double flowers with attractive salmon dots, on compact plants.
Tall Mixed – an excellent mixture of bright single flowers on vigorous plants.
Tom Thumbs Mixed – compact plants covered in single flowers in a good range of bright colours.