‘Sweet Delight is a delicious honeydew melon with juicy, full flavoured flesh if picked ripe. As it is quick to ripen it can be grown in cooler areas of Australia where the later ripening heirloom strains are problematic.
A terrific new Piel de Sapo melon with good internal qualities, juicy and sweet. The flavour is delicious. A great favourite of Europeans from Barcelona to Birmingham. ‘Ricura’ has a good disease resistance package.
Jambalaya is an extra early variety which will produce many dark green pods even in colder. Sow in individual pots on bottom heat in early spring for planting out when weather warms up in late spring. Read more about Okra 'Jambalaya' F1
Australia’s longest storing onion. This improved Pukekohe Longkeeper type has a high number of attractive dark golden skins next to no thick necks. If stored properly it will keep well into spring from a January harvest. Read more about Onion ‘Tilbury’ F1
‘Rio Red Rocks’ has been the best red onion in our trials over the last two or three years. It’s very productive, with a firm skin and good colour both exterior and interior. Sow from the end of July until early September.
A new improved variety boasting a high yield from a uniform plant with sturdy stems.I plant seed on bottom heat early in the spring and outside in the garden after mid-November. Parsley will sometime bolt if seed is planted in soil which is too cold.
A real giant but with wonderful Italian parsley flavour has an amazing size and productivity. Sow seed on bottom heat during early spring and in situ during late spring, summer and early autumn. Parsley can bolt if seed is planted in soil which is too cold.
We only sell fresh parsnip seed as old seed has very poor germination rates. This selected open pollinated vigorous strain has excellent white tapered roots, firm and bulky. Sow from early spring until early December.
Climbing Pea ‘Alderman’ Tall climbing pea Alderman’ is an old climbing variety sometimes known as ‘Telephone Pea’. It needs wire or trellis and will grow 2 metres tall and produce good quantities of 12cm long pods of tasty sweet peas. Read more about Pea, Climbing ‘Alderman’
Melbourne Market is one of the best flavoured shelling pea and is widely planted by both professional farmers and home garden gardeners. Plants are dwarf, growing to 50cm only, and productive producing pods that contain 8 peas. Not for Tasmania.
An exciting new variety of snow pea with excellent disease resistance producing dark green, flat pods under a variety of weather conditions. An October or November planting would be worth a try as Green Devil is powdery mildew resistant.
‘Oregon Giant’ is the most popular commercial snow pea grown in Australia. Grows 100-120cm tall and is a heavy cropper of large sweet snow pea pods. It is resistant to powdery mildew so can be sown from mid winter to November.
This Jap pumpkin can be grown in cooler areas of Australia as it is so early. Jap pumpkins are considered by many to be the best flavoured pumpkins. This variety has a vigorous vine and needs plenty of space so it isn’t suited to small gardens.
Nelson is a new vigorous early maturing bush pumpkin with excellent eating quality. The flesh is dark orange and only a small cavity is taken up for the seeds. It stores reasonably well too. Read more about Pumpkin, Grey Bush 'Nelson' F1
Indigo is the best most sure hearting radicchio we’ve grown. Suitable for all year round growing it is reliable even during the hottest periods of the year. 10 to 12cm diameter heads are a rich burgundy colour and have a terrific flavour.
‘Rover’ is very quick to crop, holds well in the garden and keeps its round shape even during the hottest of summers. Skin is smooth and dark red, flesh is white and crisp. Read more about Radish ‘Rover’ F1
Silverado is a new, improved variety with glossy dark green leaves, more savoyed than Fordhook Giant It also has a narrower stem. It’s very quick to grow and can be planted the year round. It takes 30 days for baby leaf and 60 days for full size. Read more about Silver Beet ‘Silverado’