Summer Salads Collection

vegetable plug plant collection

88 plug plants £39.99 Email me when in stock

Fresh salad leaves eaten seconds after picking spoil you for bagged supermarket salads forever. Sweet, firm and crunchy, they're also a doddle to grow: just add compost and water!

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: tender

    This garden is ideal for those with limited space or who have never tried growing at home before. It is simple and quick to plant.

    Suitable for filling a vegetable patch aproximately 3m².this collection can also be successfully grown in big containers or grow bags.

    The collection contains the following seasonal selection -

  • 20 x spring onions 'White Lisbon' - one of the most productive and vigorous varieties with a long harvest period.
  • 10 x rocket 'Sky Rocket' - a vigorous plant that has an upright habit. It has a delicious, peppery flavour and is slow to bolt and resistant to mildew.
  • 20 x lettuce (mixed) Which may include 10 x 'Mazur' - thick crunchy green leaves, this loose, cut and come again lettuceshows good resistance to downy mildew and shows tolerance to bolting. 10 x 'Rushmoor' - a red salad, with stunning oak-shaped, deep red leaves.
  • 1 x packet of baby leaf mixed salad seeds - a mixture of 14 varieties of lettuce and radicchio varieties which should be sown every 2-3 weeks to give a continuous crop throughout the summer and autumn.
  • 20 x onions (mixed, 10 red & 10 white) We will send tasty varieties which may include; 'Hypark' - a very early large, white cooking onion variety. 'Red Pearl' - a top-quality, vibrant red variety.
  • 5 x mixed herbs - you will receive a selection from the following types. Chives - a strong onion flavour which is great for salads, soups and stews. Thyme - a highly aromatic perennial that can be harvested all year round giving winter casseroles a warm peppery flavour. Flat leaved parsley - has a strong flavour and is useful in Italian, French and Middle Eastern cuisine. Curley leaved parsley - often used as a garnish, the leaves have a delicious taste and are widely used. Dill - perfect for seasoning gravlax, borscht and other soups, the seeds can also be used as a spice.
  • 4 x cucumber 'Tokyo Slicer Recently awarded an AGM this is a high yielding outdoor variety with long smooth fruits.
    This hybrid variety has won awards for its crisp texture and its sweet taste.14- 16cm in length.
  • 4 x plum tomato 'Ambrosia' - produces oval fruits which are a lovely deep red and full of flavour
  • 5 x Nasturtium - a perfect companion plant which is decorative as well as edible. Both the flowers and leaves are edible. The leaves have a peppery taste and the flowers look great as a garnish.

    Please note: The contents of this pack may vary slightly depending upon the season.

  • Garden care: Plant them out as soon as they arrive in a sunny spot. Make sure they are kept well watered and feed with a liquid fertiliser that is high in potash throughou throughout the growing season. You may need to provide growing supports for the taller plants.

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  • Q:

    Can I mix the kitchen garden collection?

    I would like to order one of these collections, but do not want the tomatoes. Could you substitute these for something else - chard for instance?
    Asked on 3/18/2008 by Barbara Thompson

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    • A:

      I'm afraid that as these collections come direct from our specialist growers, we are not able to offer any substitutes. I'm sorry if this causes any disappointment.

      Answered on 3/18/2008 by Crocus
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