Easier to grow than ordinary celery and can be picked over a long period just as you would parsley. Plant in a drill straight into the vegetable garden in late spring or summer, thin to 15cm apart. Or germinate in a glass house or polyhouse and plant out when big enough. Read more about Herbs, Celery, Cutting ‘Par-Cel’
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.
One of the best kale varieties for baby leaf and also good full size. The tender leaves can be used in salads and also cooked. They need less cooking than other kale types. Sow from August until April.
I sell the true strain of this very early leek. From an early November planting I was digging decent leeks by March. In fact Criss and I served fifty people with Leeks a la Grecque at a charity lunch here one March a couple of years ago. Read more about Leek ‘King Richard’ (Allium porrum)
Lancaster is one of the newer types of leek bred for an extended harvest period from February through to October. It can be sown from July until February. Can be sown in seed trays or in outside seed beds. Read more about Leek ‘Lancaster’ F1 (Allium porum)
Suited to winter and early spring ‘Janero’ is an outstanding traditional green variety for winter and early spring harvest in the cool regions. A broad elevated base makes it easy to harvest and good vigour means that it resists tipburn effectively. Read more about Lettuce, Butterhead ‘Janero’ (Lactuca sativa)
A large crunchy lettuce for generous salads. Bred to thrive in cool regions and showing high resistance to downey mildew and Lettuce Aphid. Fast and strong growing and resistant to twisting. Grown year round.
A slow bolting oakleaf this is an improvement on Kirinia with extra vigour, slow bolting characteristics, good disease resistance and good sweet flavour. Can be sown the year round except in the very coldest mountain districts. Good tolerance of hot and humid conditions. Read more about Lettuce, Green Oakleaf 'Kiambi' (Lactuca sativa)
Selected for its ability to thrive in cooler conditions this beautiful baby cos also has a high degree of resistance to Downey Mildew and Lettuce Aphid. Especially useful in the cooler harvest periods due to its additional plant vigour. Read more about Lettuce, Mini-Cos ‘Ragol’ (Lactuca sativa)
A double red oakleaf bred for year round production with a large frame and strong resistance to both tip-burning and bolting. High yielding with little waste and outstanding vigour in both warm and cool weather. High resistance to both downey mildew and lettuce aphid. Read more about Lettuce, Red Oakleaf ‘Anikai’ (Lactuca sativa)