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~ Our 2019 Vegetable Seed List ~

Many things are online now, the harvest is still coming in;
we expect the rest to be available by mid-November.

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Our GIFT Collections are all packed up and ready to go:

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Rated 'Best Buy'
by Ethical Consumer Magazine

Welcome! Our heirloom and heritage vegetable seeds are specially chosen for home gardeners.
Over the past 20 years we've collected the very best varieties for you to grow.

You'll find no F1 hybrids or genetically modified seed here - just varieties that do really well and taste great
when grown on a garden scale - a catalogue of real seeds for real gardeners wanting to grow proper vegetables.

Because all are open-pollinated (non-hybrid) , you can even save your own vegetable seed
for future years, using the instructions we supply. There's no need to buy new seed every year!

Sow for winter as well as summer!

Make sure you plan your plot to keep a good supply of food coming through the autumn and into the winter.
Have a look at our Summer Sowing Guide and Autumn/Winter sowing guide for seeds you can sow now to harvest for the cooler months.

It's a great time to sow lots of the oriental greens, broccoli raab, and tasty mustard greens

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For more detailed sowing plans throughout the year, we have a month-by-month guide.

The tree onions are harvested and ready to go now - a fun addition to your herb patch or perennials bed.

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New to gardening? See the sowing calendars on each page - dark green squares show the main sowing times for each crop. Lighter green are extensions/options.
See the latest news from the field on our Facebook or Instagram pages.

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How We Are Different

We don't just sell seed; we're gardeners and also grow these veg for our own use at home,
so we really know how they grow & how they taste.

We only offer what we think is really good,
rather than listing lots of different varieties just for the sake of it.
Every vegetable here has been chosen - from hundreds of trials - for a particular reason , which we try to explain in the description.

The website is designed and maintained by us personally - so it has been written by gardeners, for gardeners.
It should be easy to see what each vegetable does, how it grows, and when to sow it.

We really do hope you enjoy these vegetables as much as we have enjoyed tracking them down and trying them out.
Each and every one has been chosen for its merit in the kitchen as well as the garden.

Our aim is to offer you the very best seed of the best vegetable varieties we can find!

- best wishes for a great season from Ben, Kate, Catherine, Tam & Ian


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