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What I’m Growing in 2018/19

Runner Beans – Tenderstar

Runner Bean Tenderstar is the fantastic result of 15 years of British breeding; a real breakthrough. Although Tenderstar is a runner bean, this cross has many of the desirable qualities of French beans, with pods being smooth, fleshy and especially stringless. The pods are exceptionally tender and flavoursome. It is …

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Climbing French Bean – Cobra

Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit With attractive purple flowers Stringless varieties Produces huge deliciously tender and tasty crops of exceptional quality beans. With lovely violet flowers too this is a vegetable beautiful enough for any flower border – making it just perfect for pretty and productive gardens. Pods …

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Pea – Alderman

Heritage favourite Around 10 peas for every quality pod Effective as earlier mange-tout like peas Pea ‘Alderman’ is a firm favourite of home growers up and down the country. A dependable variety that gives you big crops of large, quality dark green pea pods. Withstanding the tests of time since …

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Calabrese – Marathon F1

Awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit Satisfying superfood 30 potential heads, plus sideshoots to boot Calabrese Marathon F1 takes the lead for performance, quality and harvest. Marathon gives you medium-sized, uniform, dense heads of turquoise ‘beads’ on robust plants that thrive in both heavy and light soils and loam, …

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Brussels Sprouts – Crispus F1

High in cold-fighting anti-oxidants Potential to produce a hundred sprouts Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit Brussels Sprout ‘Crispus’ F1 generation hybrid is a superb variety, with a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. It’s both vigorous and has an excellent standing ability. The small, tight buttons are …

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Cabbage Savoy – Serpentine F1

Cabbage ‘Serpentine’ F1 Hybrid is an outstanding summer or autumn Savoy type cabbage, that produces a much flatter head with few outer leaves compared to other Savoy varieties. ‘Serpentine’will stand well throughout summer and keeps its form well, remaining firm through the frost. ‘Serpentine’ has a good, strong flavour and …

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Kale – Black Magic F1

Immune booster Withstands UK conditions Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit Get hold of Kale Black Magic for healthy, almost meaty mature leaves with great health properties to improve your immune system which in turn keeps colds and infections at bay. With F1 hybrid generation vigour. This new variety …

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