Direct Sow In Spring
Second Early & Maincrop€2.50
Out of stock'F1 Flyaway' is the result of over 15 years breeding, an excellent carrot fly resistant variety with cylindrical roots and a good blunt end. Most importantly they are naturally succulent and sweet, with good skin and flesh colour. Crops early summer through to autumn.
Second Early & Maincrop€2.45
Carrot F1 Red Samurai is a distinctive and beautiful carrot, with long tapered roots and uniform bright red skin. Juicy, crisp and flavourful, Samurai produces conical roots that will grow to 28 to 35cm long. Sow successionally from March to July for harvesting June to September
Maincrop / Late variety€2.20
Recent carrot breeding has concentrated on root fly resistance, Carrot 'F1 Resistafly' is the newest variety. The hybrid is unique in its high carotene concentration. Growing 16 to 18cm in length, it is excellent maincrop to late season variety. Sweet and juicy the taste qualities are astonishing.
Second Early & Maincrop
Heritage (1927)€2.00Early Nantes 2 An excellent variety for early and successional crops producing uniform blunt-ended cylindrical roots. With good carrot fly resistance, it matures in 110 days in a warm climate and reaches an average size of 15cm. Ideal for freezing. Sow February to August, harvest in June to October .Second Early & Maincrop
Heritage (1927)€2.10Originating from Nantes in France, Nantes 2 is an excellent variety for early and successional crops producing uniform blunt-ended cylindrical roots. With good carrot fly resistance, it is virtually coreless with a tender texture and sweet flavour.Maincrop€2.35
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.Maincrop / Late variety€2.00
Out of stockCarrot Rothild is a high yielding quality Autumn King type with very good flavour and intense red colour due to high carotene content. It produces large roots of good shape, used for fresh market and is one of the best carrots for juicing.Organic Seed.Leaf Beet, Ruby Chard€2.00With more colours than Joseph’s Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Bright Lights is one of the best looking vegetables around. The stems are a veritable rainbow of colours. One of the easiest of vegetables to grow. RHS AGM and an AAS winner.Leaf Beet, Ruby Chard€2.45With more colours than Joseph’s Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Bright Lights is one of the best looking vegetables around. The stems are a veritable rainbow of colours. One of the easiest of vegetables to grow. RHS AGM and an AAS winner. Organic Seeds.Leaf Beet€1.60
Swiss Chard is a good choice for the beginner or busy gardener, it will give you tasty spinach type leaves for up to 12 months from a single sowing. 'Canary Yellow' has an upright growth, they plants can also be used as an ornamental plant. Deliciously succulent, they are worth growing for the colour alone.Leaf Beet, Heritage (Italian 1914)€1.75Swiss Chard 'Lucullus' is a particularly prolific variety which produces wonderful crumpled green leaves with white mid-rib and veins. Particular heat and cold tolerant and very easy to grow, it gives a good source of greens for much of the growing season.Leaf Beet, Ruby Chard.€1.85Swiss Chard is probably the most under appreciated of all vegetables. One of the easiest of all vegetables to grow with a long cropping season, it tolerates poor soil and inattention. With crimson-stemmed leaves, it makes a striking contrast in any salad.Leaf Beet, Ruby chard€2.20Worth growing for the colour alone, Red Chard will give tasty spinach type leaves for up to 12 months from a single sowing. It is a good choice for the beginner or busy gardener. The striking deep green leaves with red veins are a beautiful addition to any garden.Herb of Joy, Gourmet's Parsley.€2.10Take a walk on the mild side with delicate, subtle, elegant Chervil. 'Fijne Krul', or 'Fine Curled' Chervil has been cultivated in France for centuries, known as Cerfeuil it is swirled, whisked and folded into classic French dishes, but it's much too good to leave to the other side of the Channel. Organic Seed.Brusseler Winter€1.85
Chervil 'Massa' has a sophisticated yet gentle, aniseedy warmth. It is a dark green selection with smooth leaves and good plant vigour, it has better cold tolerance than standard Chervil and is used for autumn sowings, it also bolts much later.Perle du Nord.
Heritage (Belgium 18th C.)€1.75
Famous for the forced, blanched heads or ‘chichons’ that are loved by gourmets Chicory 'Brussels Witloof' is the traditional finely-textured variety used for forcing. With a delicious, tangy, unique flavour, it is very easy to grow and produces one of the finest tasting winter vegetables.Chicory / Radicchio€1.50Italian Chicory, or Radicchio 'Palla Rosso' from Chioggia in Italy is a reliable radicchio that forms a gorgeous, firm, round, dark-red and white head which appears like a jewel when you pull aside the tattered clump of outside green leaves.Chicory / Radicchio€2.00
Out of stock'Palla Rossa 3' from Chioggia in Italy, is known for its compactness, size and flavour. A very reliable radicchio, it is fairly easy to grow in that it consistently forms nice heads, yet can also be forced. It has probably the greatest colour contrast of the red radicchios.Chicory / Radicchio, Early variety.
Heritage (Italian 18th C.)€1.75
The classic tall Italian radicchio. Upright with red and white striped leaves with large pure white stems. Highly prized, this flavoursome early variety is grown in the Treviso area in winter and is eaten, root and all, simply pan fried or grilled. It has high resistance to cold.Chicory / Radicchio, Late variety.
Heritage (Italian 18th C.)€1.75
‘Variegata di Castelfranco’ has a beautiful form with wavy leaves that are flecked with purple. It is one of the hardiest and easiest to grow at any time in the year. Traditionally sown in mid to late summer, the harvest begins in December and lasts well into winter.Wong Bok or Mandarin Cabbage.
Heritage (China 14th C.)€2.35Chinese or Napa cabbage ‘Granet’ produces large closed heads of crisp, light green leaves. This relatively fast-growing plant is sweet and mild and can be eaten raw in salads or cooked in the usual way. It is also suitable for steaming and for inclusion in the famous fermented Kimchi. Organic Seeds.Napa cabbage, Mandarin Cabbage.
Heritage (China 14th C.)€2.00
'Wong Bok' is a tender, sweet tasting, hearted-type of Chinese cabbage. Growing this fast growing cabbage is simplicity itself. Plant the seeds, stand back and once the secondary leaves appear you are a mere 30 days away from mealtime. This vegetable growing season promises to be very rewarding.Chives€1.50
These easy to grow chives are one of the famous fines herbes of French cuisine. Easily raised from seed, they are perennial bulbs that spread to form neat tufted clumps, ideal for edging beds and paths. They are particularly attractive when in flower and are a favourite of bees and other pollinating insects.€1.75
Out of stockThe organic version of the easy to grow chives. These are one of the famous fines herbes of French cuisine. They are a good source of vitamins A and C, and are also said to stimulate the appetite and strengthen the stomach. Organic Seed.