Vegetable Seeds Catalogue
An old fashioned, golden yellow variety with a greenish core producing very large but tender and juicy roots. Carrots do best in fertile, well drained soil, but do not like fresh manures. In summer they require plenty of deep watering. Good companion plant with peas, lettuces and onions. 300 seeds
A carrot for all the seasons! A popular orange variety that grows to 22 cm long, with a tapered end. Large, crunchy and full of flavour – just what you want from any home grown carrot. For winter eating sow in late summer or early autumn in a well-drained soil/position to prevent the roots cracking. Has good disease resistance. 800 seeds.
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