‘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
This classical Italian onion with its torpedo shaped bulbs has a sweet mild flavour. It’s wonderful baked whole with a roast. It doesn’t store well so should be eaten straight after harvest which is usually from mid-summer until early autumn. Read more about Onion, 'Red Long of Tropea'
Purplette is a glossy rich burgundy which changes to rich pastel pink when cooked or pickled. Quick to mature, taking 60 days, only it can be dug at golf ball size or smaller and holds well in the garden. Sow August or early September. Read more about Onion, Mini 'Purplette'
‘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 old variety, very popular in Europe and the USA ‘Onward is only just starting to make its mark in Australia. Sweet and flavoursome it is a prolific producer of large pods. Not powdery mildew resistant so best grown in the cooler months. Read more about Pea, Shelling ‘Onward’
Willow is a fabulous new variety of shelling pea. It produces a large number of attractive, long, dark green pods. Willow is resistant to powdery mildew so a late planting is worth a try. Plant seeds 2cm deep in a 10cm wide band approximately 20 seeds per 30cm. Read more about Pea, Shelling ‘Willow’
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.