Cabbage 'Cuor di Bue Grosso'Early Autumn. Sweetheart Cabbage ‘Ox Heart’
Not all cabbages have the round shape that we usually find on the market. Cuor di Bue Grosso, literally translated means ‘Large Heart of the Ox’, a cultivar with a beautiful conical shape, large, firm, pointed hearts and sweet compact heart, and looking at its glorious shape ‘Ox Heart’ is the perfect name for it
Cabbage 'Glory of Enkhuizen'Autumn / Winter Cabbage
Heritage (Dutch, bred in 1899)€1.75
A traditional autumn maturity variety, Cabbage ‘Glory of Enkhuizen’ is an excellent variety that was originally bred in 1899. The medium-large, hard round heads are light green in colour, used in slaws, salads, soups and stir fries, it is a good keeper, ideal for storage, and for kraut.
Cabbage 'Golden Acre, Earliest of All'Summer Cabbage.
Heritage (Denmark, Pre 1927)€1.75
Golden Acre is an excellent early summer variety ball head cabbage. With small to medium-sized green solid heads on compact plants. Ideal for confined areas, it can be grown at 30cm spacings. This heritage variety gives excellent small heads of first rate quality and flavour.
Cabbage 'Greyhound'Summer. Pointed, York or Sweetheart Cabbage€1.75Appropriately named, Greyhound is one of the earliest summer cabbages and a reliable old favorite. Very fast growing with a yield of mild flavoured tender juicy hearts. Well suited to successional sowing. Sow from February to July, crops will be ready for cutting from June to October.
Cabbage 'Kalibos' OrganicLate Summer to Autumn€2.75Cabbage 'Kalibos' is a pointed cabbage variety with distinctive red leaves. For late summer and autumn cutting. A delicious cabbage that has a high sugar content, making it the perfect variety for shredding raw into salads for superb sweetness, crunch and colour. Organic Seeds.
Cabbage 'Red Drumhead'Autumn / Winter Cabbage
Cabbage ‘Red Drumhead’ is a popular deep red heirloom variety which produces densely packed leafy heads with dark red, solid hearts in late summer through to Christmas. This old hardy variety from the 1860s is easy to grow, stores well and is remarkably tasty and sweet.
Cabbage 'Red Drumhead' OrganicAutumn / Winter Cabbage
Heritage (1860's)€2.20Cabbage ‘Red Drumhead’ is a popular deep red variety which produces densely packed leafy heads with dark red, solid hearts in late summer through to Christmas. This old hardy heirloom variety is easy to grow, stores well and is remarkably tasty and sweet.
Calendula officinalis, OrganicPot Marigold, English Marigold. Herb Marigold€2.25Calendula officinalis is prolific and durable and so are perfect candidates for cutting and flower arrangements. Sprinkle salads and decorate cakes with the edible tangy petals. Organic Seed.
Caraway, Carum carviMeridian Fennel or Persian Cumin€1.55
Caraway is an incredibly useful plant. The seeds are used as a culinary spice and for medicinal purposes, the leaves can be eaten in salads and the roots cooked as a root vegetable. With feathery, delicate foliage the plant is lovely in the garden border and is a very useful companion plant in the vegetable garden.
Cardamon, Amomum subulatumCardamom€2.70
Amomum subulatum the cardamon or cardamom plant is native to damp, forested valleys from the eastern Himalayas to central China. It won't yield enough pods for a bountiful crop of the spice, but makes an interesting conversation piece and a satisfying challenge for the adventurous gardener.
Carrot 'Autumn King'Maincrop / Late variety€2.00Unless you have tasted the stunning sweetness of a carrot pulled from your own garden in the dead of winter you haven’t really tasted a carrot. This favourite of home gardeners can be grown as a maincrop or late variety and is an excellent variety for storing.
Carrot 'Autumn King' OrganicMaincrop / Late variety€2.45Autumn King is one of the best main crop carrot varieties, with a deep red colouring and long conical roots. A vigorous carrot with the potential to be the highest yielding of all, it resists greening and splitting so stores well left in the ground and is an excellent variety for storing.
Carrot 'Berlicum'Second Early & Maincrop
Heritage (1927)€2.00Famously named after the town in the Netherlands from where it originated, Carrot Berlicum is a long, cylindrical shaped, stump rooted type of carrot, suitable for maincrop production. It has good colour and texture, a high sugar content, fine carrot flavour and a crisp tenderness.
Carrot 'Chantenay 2 Red Cored'Maincrop & Successional
Heritage (France mid 1800's)€1.95
Originating from the Chantenay region of France. Carrot 'Chantenay 2' is deservedly well known, a popular small variety of carrot with orange-red flesh and a fine crisp texture. Particularly popular with children because of their sweet crunchiness and small size, one carrot is perfectly designed to fit snugly into the hand of a small child.
Carrot 'F1 Napoli' OrganicExtra early variety, Early Nantes type.€2.95This is the extra early carrot that organic gurus rave about. With incredibly sweet flavour and uniform growth, carrot 'Napoli F1' has assumed cult status with growers. Sow in August in a raised bed or beneath a cloche, and experience the full flavour of winter 'candy carrots'. Organic Seeds.
Carrot 'F1 Red Samurai'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
Carrot 'F1 Resistafly'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.
Carrot 'Heirloom Mixture' OrganicFour Colourful Varieties€2.55With their compelling health benefits and a thumbs-up from taste testers, colourful vareities of carrots have quickly established themselves to be de rigueur for both home growers and market gardeners. This season we are offering a mix of four rare and unusual, heirloom varieties. Organic Seeds.
Carrot 'Kuroda'Maincrop & Successional
Heritage (Japan 1950's)€2.25
Carrot ‘Kuroda’ is a refined Chantenay strain that is widely adaptable, suitable for growth almost everywhere. Producing high quality, uniform roots of great flavour, it is highly tolerant to heat and thrives in even the poorest of soils, use as a main crop for enormous yields that mature late in the season, Kuroda keeps well in cold storage and is an awesome juicer.
Carrot 'Nantes 2'Second Early & Maincrop
Heritage (1927)€1.95Early 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 .
Carrot 'Nantes 2' OrganicSecond 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.
Carrot 'Paris Market Atlas'Mini Carrot, Baby Vegetable€1.95
Smooth, round and instantly recognisable, Carrot ‘Paris Market Atlas’ has traditional globe shape roots that are deal for growing shallow soils, in containers or grow bags. This very flavoursome variety, the 1 inch bite-sized roots have a deep-crisp refreshing taste.
Carrot 'Purple Dragon'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.
Cauliflower 'Autumn Giant'Winter Cauliflower.
'Autumn Giant' is a well-known and respected maincrop cauliflower with large dense white curds which are thoroughly protected by the leaves. Sow in mid spring for an autumn harvest, or late spring, for a winter harvest.