Produces 1.5 kg round densely packed heads with a sweet flavour which is better than Gonzales which it replaces. Slow to bolt Tiara is excellent both cooked and used fresh in salads. Sow from July until February for cropping most of the year. Read more about Cabbage ‘Tiara’ F1 (Brassica oleracea)
A terrific savoy cabbage which can be planted from early spring until mid-autumn. Size will depend on how closely seedlings are planted. I plant this variety closely 25cm by 25cm to give a cabbage which will feed half a dozen people. Read more about Cabbage, Savoy ‘Alcosa’ F1
‘Hustler’ is a very productive variety of yellow with straight fruit averaging 20cm in length. The fruit has thick walls and delicious sweet capsicum flavour. Good disease resistance makes this one of the best of its type.
An industry leading red bullhorn type that is fast to colour with sweet thick flesh and high yield potential. Sow seed late winter or early spring. The tall upright plant offers good vigour and cover with regular setting and a very high yield potential. Fruit size is approx. Read more about Capsicum, Red Bullhorn ‘Toro’ F1 (Capsicum annuum)
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)
Boris is a vigorous growing variety, a good doer in a variety of soils, with a good leaf wrap. Sow early July until November for a December to March harvest. Sow a few seeds at a time as cauliflowers don’t hold well in the garden.
Denlis is a vigorous growing variety, a good doer in a variety of soils, with a good leaf wrap. Sow late April to early August for spring and early summer harvest and sow early November to early January for an autumn harvest. Read more about Cauliflower 'Denlis' F1
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)