Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
CARROT ‘Deep Purple’ F1 Daucus carota var. sativus
A carrot that is purple all the way to the core. Most other purple carrots have just purple skin or flesh, not this one it’s purple through and through. A sweet carrot that retains its colour though the cooking process. Beware though a purple carrot soup is a site to behold!! Treated seed. 200 seeds.
A smooth skinned carrot with plenty of crunch & a sweet flavour. One of the earliest & most popular med-long sized carrots. Young carrots are tender and can be used as ‘baby’ carrots. Early Nantes crops well in all soils, even in heavier soils it will produce a long orange root provided the soil does not dry out. Fork soil over well for best results. 700 seeds.
A 15-20 cm dark-purple carrot with an orange core. Crisp and crunchy with a sweet flavour that would even help clear the haze from Jimi H’s eyes. A long carrot, thick at the top, tapering to a point. Strong growing and holds well in the ground. Great raw or cooked (colour fades when cooked). Treated seed. 200 seeds.
Liven up your dinner plate and wow your worms with this fabulous mix of colourful carrots. These carrots come in a mix of orange, red, yellow, purple and white. Slice, dice, grate or even juice them for a colourful palette. All varieties have great flavour. 200 seeds.
An old time favourite with gardeners as it is reliable, produces a good yield and has a sweet, crisp flavour. Use them fresh or cooked. The roots are bright orange, cylindrical with a tapered end. They average 15cm long. About 500 seeds.
A popular home garden variety producing a solid medium sized head of white curds. Use raw, steamed, cooked or freeze for later use. Sow at regular intervals from late winter (indoors) to late summer for successive harvests. Harvest summer heads promptly to avoid them opening up. 120 seed.
A striking heirloom addition to your vegetable patch. The 0.8 - 1 kg heads are an eye catching purple in the garden, once cooked they turn a bright green. ‘Purple Sicily’ has a tight head, is easy to grow, slow to run to seed and packed full of minerals and anti-oxidants that are associated with the purple colour. Italian heirloom. 250 seeds.
This medium-sized cauliflower (15 cm wide) has tight, round, creamy-white flower heads with a good strong flavour. An heirloom variety that matures bit earlier than many OP varieties. Tastes great raw, steamed or baked as cauliflower cheese. To grow cauliflowers successfully you need fertile, soil, full sun and plenty of water over the warmer months. 150 seeds.
This type of celery is grown for its edible bulb, which is strongly flavoured and up to 15cm in diameter with pure white, tender flesh. A typical ingredient for the 'Walddorf Salad', it taste delicious cold or cooked in soups or stews. A slow growing vegetable for well drained, fertile soil. 400 seeds
A leaf celery that looks like Italian parsley but retains that distinctive celery flavour. Much easier to grow than traditional bunching celery as it is much more forgiving. Use as a cut and come again herb. We use it in soups, stock, stir fries, juices and fresh in salads. A versatile ‘herb’ with a long harvest period. 300 seeds.
A 18th Century English variety with unique red stems. It is a hardier plant and stronger in flavour than today’s varieties. Some argue Red Stalk has the best flavour of all celeries. Leaves and stalks can be eaten raw or used in cooking where the colour is retained and the stronger flavour is fully released. 200 seeds.