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  1. Lettuce Seeds - Drunken Woman

    Lettuce Seeds - Drunken Woman

    …lettuce has the name of Drunken Woman. The 20cm (8), mint green plants have red flushed leaves, yet unlike a true drunken woman, this plant stands well and is slow to bolt. Excellent on sandwiches, salads and added to stir…

    Average Seeds 150
  2. Tiger Nuts Seeds

    Tiger Nuts Seeds

    The perfect nutritional punch of traditional nuts without the nut! An easy to grow grass that produces masses of intently sweet tubers (not actual nuts). Bigger than peanuts, tasting like almonds and coconut, tiger nuts are a…

    20 Seeds
  3. Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker

    Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker

    Rob says: A reselection of original Lyon strain the old English variety from 1886, this leek produces large, thick stems, which are very cold-hardy and can stand all winter - just make sure you can get a fork in the ground if its…

    Average Seeds 500
  4. Savoy Cabbage Seeds - d'Aubervilliers

    Savoy Cabbage Seeds - d'Aubervilliers

    An old and rare French Heritage variety originating in the Town of Aubervilliers near Paris, which is famous for its fertile fields and fantastic vegetables. The beautifully crinkly savoy style cabbage is very tender…

    Average Seeds 200
  5. Pea Seeds - Champion of England

    Pea Seeds - Champion of England

    …Journal of Horticulture in 1876.In the 1970's, taller growing peas fell out of favour and this pea began to disappear from seed catalogues. Fortunately, Garden Organics 'Heritage Seed Library' saved…

    Average Seeds 100
  6. Dwarf French Bean Seeds - Rocquencourt

    Dwarf French Bean Seeds - Rocquencourt

    Rob says: These beans, bred in France in the 1840s, form small bush-style plants. They are more cold hardy than most other varieties, so can be sown a few weeks earlier than others, and will crop for a few weeks later too. The…

    Average Seeds 100
  7. Cabbage Seeds - Wheelers Imperial

    Cabbage Seeds - Wheelers Imperial

    A heritage variety with superb reliability. Dark green, compact heads with well-flavoured, pointed, tender hearts, for use in April and early May. Can also be sown in spring for summer and autumn cutting.

    Average Seeds 500
  8. Pea Seeds - Blauwschokker

    Pea Seeds - Blauwschokker

    …an ornamental if you grow them in your borders - the beautiful purple flowers can rival any sweet pea. But the real beauty of Blaushokker is the seed pods - they are dark purple in colour, so youll never miss a pod…

    Average Seeds 100
  9. Broad Bean Seeds - Karmazyn

    Broad Bean Seeds - Karmazyn

    Colourful pink/rose seeds characterise this improved heritage broad bean. Compact plants produce small, upright, easy-to-pick growing pods in profusion. On our trials, visitors loved the taste of this heavy-cropping…

    Average Seeds 40
  10. Squash Seeds - Honeyboat

    Squash Seeds - Honeyboat

    Rob says: I first found this squash in the United states, California to be exact, and as far as I know, no-one else in the UK is selling this great old variety. This squash is easier to grow, and sweeter than a butternut squash.…

    6 seeds
  11. Beetroot Seeds - Rouge Crapaudine

    Beetroot Seeds - Rouge Crapaudine

    …roots are extremely sweet and very dark, almost black in colour and the stalks are red tinged and are great in salads. Renowned for its superior flavour, Rouge Crapaudine is sought after by chefs around the globe. Dobies…

    Average Seeds 100
  12. Kale Seeds - Red Russian

    Kale Seeds - Red Russian

    Rob says: This heritage kale forms 60-90cm plants with green/grey leaves in the shape of giant oak leaves. As the colder weather arrives, the leaves begin to take on a red tinge (pretty enough for a winter border) and the…

    Average Seeds 200
  13. Cucumber Seeds - White Wonder

    Cucumber Seeds - White Wonder

    Rob says: This gorgeous little crunchy white cucumber took some finding. It was first sent to an American seed company back in 1890, from a gentleman in New York. It forms ivory white, 15-20cm long, fat, oval fruits, with a…

    Average Seeds 25
  14. Radish Seeds - Long Scarlet

    Radish Seeds - Long Scarlet

    Rob says: Its not actually a carrot that Beatrix Potters Peter Rabbit was infamously eating in the books, its a radish - and its reported to be this radish! Long Scarlet is a long, carrot-shaped radish with a punchy flavour. This…

    Average Seeds 400
  15. Tomato Seeds - Red Currant

    Tomato Seeds - Red Currant

    Rob says: Solanum pimpernelifolium produces tiny fruits, hence the name. Its a different species from your common garden tomato and its hardly changed since it was found growing wild on a Peruvian beach in 1707. The plants are…

    Average Seeds 30
  16. Tomato Seeds - Heinz 1370

    Tomato Seeds - Heinz 1370

    This semi-bush style tomato will provide you with countless, beautiful, bright red fruit. Weighing around 100-170g (4-6oz) each, this small 90-120cm (3-4) plant is a real producer. So much so, you may need to stake the branches to…

    15 Seeds
  17. Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf

    Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf

    …frilly on the edges with a sweet and spicy flavour. The flowers are also edible, with a lovely flavour, and look great in salads. The leaves can be used to wrap chicken, fish or vegetables before you grill or BBQ…

    Average Seeds 300
  18. Melon Seeds - Petit Gris de Rennes

    Melon Seeds - Petit Gris de Rennes

    A heritage variety that goes back centuries, this fruit has a sweet flavour that we cant get enough of. Well suited to cooler climates, this melon grows well indoors and in containers. Harvest August-mid October. Height…

    12 Seeds
  19. Bean (Broad) Seeds - Crimson Flowered

    Bean (Broad) Seeds - Crimson Flowered

    Popular in the 1700s but thought extinct until the last few remaining seeds were donated to the Heritage Seed Library in 1978. These extremely pretty, red to purple flowered broad beans not only produce multi…

    Average seed content 50
  20. Tomato Artisan Seeds - Pink Tiger

    Tomato Artisan Seeds - Pink Tiger

    I first spotted this American heirloom tomato in a market in Petaluma, California. They were sold in small punnets, with the local children eating them like fruit! Each tomato is fire engine red and striped with gold, so why…

    15 Seeds
  21. Cabbage White Seeds - Jersey Wakefield

    Cabbage White Seeds - Jersey Wakefield

    Grown in the States from 1840, there is suspicion that Jersey Wakefield actually made its way to America from Yorkshire! This pointed, sweet cabbage is resistant to splitting and very compact with few outer leaves, so it wont take…

    Average Seeds 200
  22. Seed Potatoes - Red Duke of York 1kg

    Seed Potatoes - Red Duke of York 1kg

    This heritage variety is one of the few red-skinned, cream-fleshed earlies, high dry-matter (floury). It has a fine flavour and gets quite big. New, boil, steam, mash, chip, bake or roast. First Early. RHS Award of Garden…

    1kg
  23. Aubergine Grafted Plants - Meatball Save 19%

    Aubergine Grafted Plants - Meatball

    …the exception to the rule! This new variety was bred by combining the best traits of both heritage and hybrid varieties to give you an aubergine of excellence. Meatball gives you 12cm fruits with few seeds,

    3 Potted Plants
    From £11.99 Was £14.97
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