Romanesco cauliflowers have light green, amazingly beautiful, intricately spiralled heads. The flavour is more delicate and nutty than white cauliflowers. Romanesco can only be grown to be harvested in autumn and winter. Sow seed from early December until early February. more... about Cauliflower 'Veronica F1'
‘Vitaverde’ is a strong grower suited to near year round production as it is both heat and cold tolerant. Sow seed from August until late February. Makes large heads on a healthy large frame with an attractive, green curd. more... about Cauliflower 'Vitaverde F1'
As I grow coriander for its leaves rather than for its seeds I grow this slow bolting variety. It is ready to pick in less than a month and a half and will under reasonable conditions take three or four months before it runs up to seed. more... about Coriander ‘Calypso’
Not a true dandelion but a narrow leafed chicory this cut and come again, slow to bolt vegetable is a great addition to mixed leaf salads but is a joy when sautéed in olive oil. Slow to bolt ‘Clio’ can be sown in situ from August until April. 48 days to harvest.
Produces high yields of short fruit 4-5cm long by .8cm diameter. This is a hot chilli used in Thai, Sri Lankan and Indian cooking as well as other cuisines that need a kick. This hybrid variety makes a much stronger and more productive plant than older varieties. more... about Chilli, ‘Birdseye Hot’ F1
Anyone who has ever eaten corn salad, or mache as it is known in Europe, knows just how wonderful a winter salad green it is. A cool season vegetable I pick enough for a salad several times a week from the end of May until spring. more... about Corn Salad ‘Vit’
HM2390 is an old style sweetcorn bred on modern lines to reproduce a geniune corn taste HM2390 is suited to home gardeners who want corn to taste like corn. Plant grows to 180-200cm tall with cobs tocm long.
Polaris cobs grow to 20cm long and are sweet and juicy. The plant can make 180-200cm tall and provides good disease resistance to ensure a bumper crop. A terrific 'honey and cream' variety to use instead of Samurai. more... about Corn, Super Sweet ‘Polaris’ F1
Productive Gherkin 55 days from transplant A beautifully shaped pickling cucumber which brines well and has excellent flavour if eaten fresh. It has very uniform, cylindrical fruit which set 1or 2 fruits per node. Replaces ‘Harmonie’
‘Caman’ was the best slicer in our cucumber trials. It is very productive with good fruit length. The fruit has smooth dak green skin and crisp flesh. A market leader amongst commercial growers a couple of plants will keep a house supplied for months. more... about Cucumber, 'Caman' F1
The best Lebanese cucumber in our trials for non-trellis production. Very quick to produce and incredibly productive this variety has uniform crops of dark green crisp fleshed fruits for all of the warmer months. A couple of plants will keep a household going. more... about Cucumber, 'Khassib' F1
55 days from transplant ‘Panama’ is a superb variety with excellent disease resistance which produces delicious, crisp Lebanese cucumbers with a thin dark green skin. It makes a compact but vigorous plant and is highly productive. 'Panama' is best grown on a trellis. more... about Cucumber, 'Panama F1'