New for 2021
Korean Mint,€2.34Agastache 'Liquorice Blue' has tall spikes of lavender to rich purpley blue lipped flowers, above toothed dark green arrow shaped foliage. When brushed past or crushed, the foliage emits a sweet liquorice perfume. A wonderful plant for attracting bees and butterflies to the garden. Organic seeds.
Aubergine 'Pinstripe F1' is a small fruited, compact bush variety of aubergine that prioduces a heavy yield of deep purple oval-round fruits with distinctive white stripes. Typically 80 to 100 grams in weight they are at their best when harvested when the fruits are small, just slightly bigger than an egg.
Calendula officinalis ‘Ivory Princess’ is a tall show stopper with giant buttery flowers. The petals are a mix of creamy buff-yellow with tips of the serrated, buttercream petals having the tiniest outline of brown, giving a ruffled, lacy effect which beautifully compliments the dark brown eye.
Launched in 2005, Purple carrots caused a great stir at grower's and farmers markets. With compelling health benefits and a thumbs-up from taste testers they have quickly established themselves as an interesting choice of many home growers. 'Purple Dragon' has a beautiful purple skin, the deep velvety exterior gives way to a starburst of brilliant orange at the core.
Loose Leaf Lettuce
Heritage variety (pre 1879)€1.98Bright green and crumpled, with very crunchy leaves and an excellent sweet taste, ‘Henderson's Black Seeded Simpson’ is regarded by many as one of the best tasting loose-leaf lettuce varieties available. Fast growing and slow to bolt, it withstands heat, drought, and frost. Harvest for babyleaf or grow to maturity in just 45 days. Organic Seeds.
Pumpkin 'Small Sugar' is a unique size and shape, and is often called "the perfect mini pumpkin". Deep orange and weighing around 2lbs, with 5 and 8 pumpkins per vine the fruits are about half the size of a normal pie pumpkin. The flesh is excellent for pies and the hulless seeds can also be eaten raw or 'toasted.
Summer Purslane, Garden purslane.
Ancient Crop. In use since the 1600's€1.98This highly esteemed ancient crop can be used raw in salads, sautéed as a side dish or cooked like spinach. Summer Purslane has a crispy texture you would expect from a succulent and an interesting nutty, peppery flavour. It is salty on the tongue. Organic seeds.
Japanese kabocha-type squash, Blue Hokkaido€3.30
'Blue Kuri' is a traditional open pollinated Japanese squash that has lovely blue-green skin. This beautiful sweet, versatile squash matures in 95 to 110 days to a convenient 15 to 20cm in diameter. Rich, sweet and nutty, the contrast between blue rind and orange flesh looks great on the plate.
Japanese kabocha-type squash€1.98
Buttercup squash is a variety of winter squash that's considered the sweetest of squash. Attractive green, slightly ribbed fruits each have a distinctive blossom-end button and flattened turban shape. At around 1.5kg, use for roasting with the joint, soups and pumpkin pie.
Winter Squash, Acorn Squash€2.94
Winter Squash 'F1 Honey Bear' is a high sugar Acorn type squash. Mini-acorn fruits are just the right size halved for single servings. The compact plants have a semi-bush habit, are early to mature and high yielding. The sweet golden-orange flesh has a flavour that hints of hazelnuts and pepper.
Cherry Tomato, Compact
Tomato 'Minibel' is a compact variety that produces bite-sized cherry tomatoes with an irresistible, sweet flavour. This stocky determinate, or bush variety grows 35 to 45cm tall and is suitable for growing in pots or containers.