Attractive red leaves add colour to the salad bowl, and they have a great flavour. Often expensive when shop bought, so grow your own - it’s easy from seed and more satisfying! Attractive frilled leaves. Peppery taste. Sow Date: Mar-Jul.
Mini Muncher is a resistant F1 variety producing small and delightful fruits that mature early and are hardy enough to grow outdoors, they are brilliant for growing in large pots and containers. The fruits grow to around 4-5 inches long and are the perfect size for slicing into a small salad or tucking into children’s packed lunches
This calabrese produces a nicely domed head and once cut the plant will carry on and grow a good crop of side shoots. Very tasty steamed or boiled. Sowing & Growing. Sowing Time: Feb-Apr & Sep-Oct. Harvest From: Jun-Sep.
Perhaps the fastest-growing radish of all- so great to grow with your children tooï¿½as they can help to sow and see results in just weeks. Ideal for tasty summer salads, this traditional, classic variety has long scarlet roots with a white tip and a mild flavour.
This wonderful beetroot produces exceptionally uniform and perfectly rounded roots that have an attractive rich red internal coloration excellent skin quality and can stand for a long period of time. Beetroot Pablo has won many prizes and its easy to see why. This wonderful beetroot produces exceptionally uniform and perfectly rounded roots that have an attractive rich red internal coloration excellent skin quality and can stand for a long period of time. An RHS AGM winner it has an excellent flavour both as baby or mature beetroot.
Living up to its name, Sweet Million produces masses of small, round, richly coloured fruits whether in a greenhouse or grown outdoors. Expect up to 50 delicious cherry tomatoes per truss. Perfect for containers. Heavy cropping. Sow Date: Jan-May.
This outdoor variety produces cucumbers of comparable quality to those grown in a greenhouse, especially if picked when no more than 25cm (10in) long. The fruits are more digestible than some others, which is reflected in its name!
Land cress is the next best thing to watercress, but does not need running water to produce a delicious crop. It is best in a shady spot, so is good for inter-cropping with taller vegetables. It thrives with plenty of moisture in the soil and the leaves can be picked all year round to add a ‘zing’ to salads. High yielding. Yellow fruit. Sow Date: Mar-Sep.