One of the quickest carrots to produce 36 days for baby and 54 days for full size. The slender roots have a very good sweet flavour and a crisp texture. Performs well under a range of conditions even during hot weather.
Twice winner of the “Best tasting carrot” at the yearly field day of the British Carrot Grower Association, this hybrid carrot ‘Romance’ is a good doer even in hot weather. Sow seed from August until late February for harvesting much of the year. Read more about Carrot 'Romance' F1 (Daucus carota)
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. Read more about Cauliflower 'Veronica F1' (Brassica oleracea)
An excellent hybrid variety producing long smooth dark green stalks which will crop from mid-summer until the end of winter. From September until January sow three seeds 1 mm deep per 5cm pot and thin to one plant per pot. Read more about Celery ‘Julius’ 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. Read more about Coriander ‘Santo’ (Coriandrum sativum)
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. Read more about Cucumber, 'Caman' F1 (Cucumus sativus)
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. Read more about Cucumber, 'Khassib' F1 (Cucumus sativus)
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. Read more about Cucumber, 'Panama F1' (Cucumus sativus)
Fantastic is a new, large round eggplant which can be grown successfully in the open garden in cooler parts of the country. I plant 2 seeds in a 7.5cm pots on bottom heat during early to mid-September thinning to one plant after germination. Read more about Eggplant ‘Fantastic’ F1
A heat tolerant variety with pale yellow almost blond, cut and fringed leaves and mixes well with ‘Clodia’. It has a sweet, mildly spicy flavour. Plant from late winter until mid-autumn for year round crops.