This is the standard silverbeet (Swiss chard) with dark green, savoyed (crinkled) leaves, white veins and broad white stems. Sow from early spring until mid-summer for cropping most of the year. The later sowings will produce throughout winter.
An uncommon perennial herb/vegetable which will give salads a tangy lemon flavour. It can be cooked like spinach, made into a creamy fish sauce or a sorrel soup. Use young leaves only. Direct sow 1/2cm deep 12 seeds per 30cm and thin to 30cm apart using thinning as baby leaf. Read more about Sorrel, French Red Veined
Black Glove is best sown from early April until early September to give excellent crops during the cooler months. If sown during hot periods it is likely to bolt. It is equally suitable for baby leaf and full size bunching spinach. Read more about Spinach 'Black Glove'
Paragon is the market leader across Australia grown by more growers than any other spring onion. Fantastic in our trials its vigour allows it to be grown all year round cropping well even in winter.. It has deep blue-green leaves and long white shanks. Read more about Spring Onion ‘Paragon’
Swedes are turnip like root vegetables which when cooked has soft sweet flesh. Laurentian has round uniform roots with excellent sweet mild flavour. Sow December and January for autumn and winter cropping.
This is a selected superior strain of this traditional, Southern United States variety where it is widely grown. Producing smooth, round roots, avg. 75-100mm in diameter, which are white below the soil line and bright purple above. Large, lobed greens.
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. Read more about Sweet Corn, Super Sweet ‘Polaris’ F1
Felicity was a stand out in our trials. It has a terrific flavour when ripe, it doesn’t split and it has good disease resistance. I was picking good ripe fruit at the end of April. Felicity is an indeterminate variety so it needs staking.
A famous curiously shaped Italian oxheart tomato. “These big tomatoes bottom heavy shape reminiscent of a pouch with a gathered top.” ‘Ragutino’ is one of the tastiest saucing tomatoes, with dense flesh and lustrous orange red skin. Read more about Tomato, Cuore Di Bue 'Rugantino F1'
This full sized tomato is an excellent alternative to Valiant which has been discontinued. It has an excellent rich flavour, on a vigorous plant with high yield and good disease resistance. The medium to large fruit has a good classic red colour. Read more about Tomato, Gourmet 'Marengo' F1
'Elmo' was the best tasting of all cherry tomatoes in our trial of 23 tomato varieties last year. It has a delicious sweet well-balanced tomato flavour and a long productive harvest period. Good disease resistance package. Read more about Tomato, Mini Grape 'Elmo F1'
This staking variety of Roma tomato is a superb replacement for the superseded Masai. Like Masai it can be picked over a very long period as ripening isn’t as concentrated as in the determinate varieties, but it boasts a more Read more about Tomato, Roma 'Milan' F1
From the same Israeli breeders as ‘Sheena’ this variety has an improved disease resistance and slightly better quality fruit otherwise there isn’t a lot of difference between the two. Read more about Tomato, Roma ‘Katya’ F1
Much loved by children this is a good looking, very sweet, low acid variety. It is very productive with good disease resistance although it has no resistance to tomato spotted wilt virus. Indeterminate variety needs support.
Strong plant producing good yields of attractive bright yellow fruit with a green stem end. It has a good disease resistance package including some resistance to powdery mildew. The fruits have good quality, flavoursome white flesh.
Nitro is astonishingly productive and with its good resistance to powdery mildew will produce excellent flavoured fruits right up to the end of April when other varieties have long succumbed to powdery mildew. Read more about Zucchini 'Nitro' F1