Silverado is a new, improved variety 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 planted the year round. It takes 30 days for baby leaf and 60 days for full size.
This is the standard silverbeet (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.
‘Vegesgetti’ is a outstanding brand new hybrid yellow fruited spaghetti squash with yellow fruit with traditional interior of richly flavoured spaghetti squash noodles. The plant is a semi-bush style so quite suited to smaller spaces.
Black Glove is best sown from early April until early September to give excellent crops during the cooler months. If sown during hot periods it is likely to bolt. It is equally suitable for baby leaf and full size bunching spinach.
This very early bunching onion is a cross between a bulbing onion and a spring onion. It has all the virtues of a spring onion but with a milder taste. Sow from August to March for all year round cropping.
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.
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.
This is a selected superior strain of this traditional, Southern United States variety where it is widely grown. Producing smooth, round roots, avg. 75-100mm in diameter, which are white below the soil line and bright purple above. Large, lobed greens.
Polaris cobs grow to 20cm long and are sweet and juicy. The plant can make 180-200cm tall and provides good disease resistance to ensure a bumper crop. A terrific 'honey and cream' variety to use instead of Samurai.
A well-tried quality intermediate type with a proven disease resistance profile for growing a larger type fruit to 150gms approximately. Good quality and strong resistance to cracking is another advantage. Bred for trellis production in the garden.
Felicity was a stand out in our trials. It has a terrific flavour when ripe, it doesn’t split and it has good disease resistance. I was picking good ripe fruit at the end of April. Felicity is an indeterminate variety so it needs staking.
A famous curiously shaped Italian oxheart tomato. “These big tomatoes bottom heavy shape reminiscent of a pouch with a gathered top.” ‘Ragutino’ is one of the tastiest saucing tomatoes, with dense flesh and lustrous orange red skin.
'Elmo' was the best tasting of all cherry tomatoes in our trial of 23 tomato varieties last year. It has a delicious sweet well-balanced tomato flavour and a long productive harvest period. Good disease resistance package.
Much loved by children this is a good looking, very sweet, low acid variety. It is very productive with good disease resistance although it has no resistance to tomato spotted wilt virus. Indeterminate variety needs support.
Strong plant producing good yields of attractive bright yellow fruit with a green stem end. It has a good disease resistance package including some resistance to powdery mildew. The fruits have good quality, flavoursome white flesh.
Nitro is astonishingly productive and with its good resistance to powdery mildew will produce excellent flavoured fruits right up to the end of April when other varieties have long succumbed to powdery mildew.
‘Button Squash Pinwheel’ Pinwheel is a pure yellow button squash with the typical yellow peduncle and blossom end. The distinctive scallop shape is retained as the fruit grow larger. Resistant to Zucchini yellow mosaic virus. These squash are a joy to grow and pick.