Australia's favourite rocket and a much improved variety on previous selections. It is also slow to bolt. The dark green leaves have good texture and excellent flavour. Plant from early spring until mid-autumn for year round cropping. Read more about Rocket, Wild Rocket ‘Nature’
My favourite roquette, it’s spicy but not too hot. Its leaves are wide and not deeply lobed. It stands hot summer temperatures well. I can pick it nearly the year round if I plant it anew every six weeks or so.
This US import has dark green, glossy savoy leaves with stems of many colours including gold, pink, orange, purple, red and white and with bright and pastel variations. It is milder in flavour than normal silver beet.
Silverado is a new, improved variety of silver beet with glossy dark green leaves, more savoyed than Fordhook Giant. It also has a narrower stem. It’s very quick to grow and can be harvested the year round.
This is the standard silver beet (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
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’ (Allium tricoccum)
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.
Resistant to most tomato diseases including tomato spotted wilt virus ‘Moscatel’ is a very productive variety with firm flesh and good flavour. Resistant to cracking. Indeterminate so needs a trellis or stake.
Attiya is an exceptionally strong growing plant with a terrific disease resistance package. The fruit has good flavour when fully ripe. One or two plants will keep a family in tomatoes for many months even into winter if grown in a frost free district.
Olivia is good flavoured mini plum when picked fully ripe. It has an excellent disease resistance package and its excellent vigour allows it to produce good quantities of fruit throughout the season and into winter in frost free areas.
Rustler is a standout in Victorian commercial tomato growing fields and is just as good in the home garden. Its terrific disease resistance package allows heavy cropping even in difficult conditions. The fruit are glossy red when ripe with a small stem end scar. Read more about Tomato, Roma 'Rustler' F1 (Solanum lycopersicum)