aubergine 'Black Beauty'

egg plant

approx 50 seeds £1.49 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil

    One of the most reliable and prolific aubergines, producing several fat, deep purple fruits about 12cm long on tall, sturdy plants. Fruits mature early so you'll get a good crop even in a less-than-perfect summer. In milder areas they can be grown outside in a sheltered, sunny spot, although for the highest yields you'll need the extra heat of a greenhouse. A heritage variety introduced in 1910.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow seeds in pots on a warm, sunny windowsill from early spring and pot them on individually as they grow. Plant out from late May, after all threat of frost has passed, 45cm apart into grow bags or into the greenhouse border. Water well and feed fortnightly with tomato feed. Support with canes as the plants grow and pinch out the top of the plant once it's 45cm high to encourage bushy growth and more fruits.

  • Sow: Feb – April

  • Harvest: August - October

  • Approximate quantity: 50 seeds

artichoke 'Green Globe'

globe artichoke

Up to 10 artichokes in a season

£1.99 Buy

fennel 'Sweet Florence'

fennel

Ornamental and edible

£1.29 Buy

Raised bed

Raised bed

Made of recycled plastic these beds are perfect for raising a wide range of veg

£24.99 Buy

Kitchen garden cloche

Kitchen garden cloche

A sturdy, high quality, long lasting and stylish growing cover.

£29.99 Buy

Large polytunnel cloche

Large polytunnel cloche

Giant Poly Tunnels are ideal for winter and early spring vegetables

£19.99 Buy

Credit Crunchy Vegetable Collection

vegetable plug plant collection

Vegetable Collection

£27.99 Buy
 

Buying vegetable plants

If you just want to grow a few vegetables or have suffered losses with early sowings, buying plants is a great way to play catch-up. Buying plants also allows you to grow vegetables if you do not have the facilities to raise them from seed yourself or whe

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