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Potato 'Swift'

Potato 'Swift' is among the fastest maturing of the first early varieties, being the quickest to produce heavy crops of round, smooth, white-fleshed baby new potatoes, and producing larger tubers than Potato 'Rocket'. Its short bushy habit makes it ideal…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags

  • Longevity: Tuber

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despatch by end of january 2019

Potato 'Rocket'

A very early bulking and heavy cropping first early variety producing almost round, white skinned and fleshed tubers. Potato, 'Rocket' has good all round disease resistance including golden eelworm. Easy to grow and quick to produce 'baby new…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Tuber

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despatch by end of january 2019

Pea 'Kelvedon Wonder'

Extremely popular and reliable variety for successional sowings throughout spring, and a particular favourite for June sowings, Pea Kelvedon Wonder produces huge crops of narrow pointed pods in pairs, averaging 7 or 8 succulent peas per pod. RHS AGM winner. Pea Kelvedon…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Carrot 'Nantes Frubund' (Fast Crop)

The first genuine autumn sowing carrot! Highly regarded for its exceptionally early crops and superb cold resistance, Carrot 'Nantes Fruhbund' is a massive breakthrough in autumn sowing vegetables. Be the first to harvest carrots in spring when most…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Cabbage chinese 'Scarvita' F1 Hybrid (Autumn)

Unique red hearted 'chinese leaves' upright cylindrical habit. Best grown as an autumn crop for optimum quality. Sow late June to early August. Ready to harvest from 75 days.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Potato 'Red Duke of York'

First earlyA vigorous red sport of Potato 'Duke of York' producing larger, oval, red-skinned tubers with moist yellow flesh of superb flavour. Potato 'Red Duke of York' is a good all rounder and really excellent for roasting. This heritage first early<…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tuber

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despatch by end of january 2019

Potato 'Pentland Javelin'

A lovely soft waxy-textured new potato with white skins and flesh that is ideal for boiling as a salad or new potato. Potato 'Pentland Javelin' bulks up slightly later than other first earlies to produce a high yield.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tuber

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despatch by end of january 2019

Potato 'Epicure'

First early. A highly sought after floury 'newpotato with white skin and creamy white flesh of delicious flavour. Potato 'Epicure' is the traditional Ayrshire potato grown in cold regions for its ability to recover from a touch of frost. Ideal for boiling…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Potato 'Abbot'

Produces heavy yields of uniform short-oval tubers. Thin, pale skin covers firm, waxy, white flesh. Abbot will be ready for lifting alongside Rocket, for the earliest harvest. The larger tubers make excellent chips and early summer bakers Good disease resistance.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags

  • Longevity: Tuber

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Potato 'Lady Christl'

First earlyQuickly became a customer favourite for its good yields of very early, firm, oval, smooth, pale yellow-skinned tubers. The creamy flesh has an excellent flavour as a new potato and remains firm on cooking. This RHS AGM variety bulks up quickly…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Potato 'Orla'

First earlyPotato 'Orla' has outstanding foliage and tuber blight resistance, producing creamy skinned, pale yellow fleshed, round-oval tubers. This first early variety can also be grown as a second early and early maincrop from…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Artichoke 'Imperial Star'

Artichoke 'Imperial Star' is an impressive cropper even in its first year, forming very large buds, for an early harvest. Artichokes are imposing plants, grown for their large edible flower buds  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of may 2019

Pea 'Meteor' (First Early)

Round (First Early) Pea Meteor has a neat, dwarf habit producing an abundance of small but well-filled pods. Very good winter hardiness, even in exposed areas as a an autumn variety. Pea Meteor is better flavoured than the old variety Feltham First  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Pea 'Twinkle' (First Early)

Pick fresh, tasty peas early in the season with this quality, British bred variety. Enjoy trouble-free, bumper crops of Pea Twinkle thanks to its impressive Pea Wilt resistance and Downy Mildew tolerance. Perfect for successional sowing to give longer cropping…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Pea 'Misty' (First Early)

First EarlyPea Misty is an outstanding variety, producing a heavy crop of 7-8cm (3-3.5 inch) blunt pods, borne mainly in pairs against bright green foliage, filled with succulent tasty peas. Pea Misty flowers and sets pods over a very long cropping period.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Pea 'Avola' (First Early) - Kew Collection Seeds

An early-maturing variety producing an abundant crop of tender green pods, each holding 7 to 8 delicious peas which freeze well if not used fresh. The dwarf plants (about 60cm/24in) are ideal for containers as well as the kitchen garden.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Rudbeckia fulgida 'Early Bird Gold'

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Early Bird Gold' provides early summer colour in your garden; with wonderful sunny-yellow, daisy-like blooms and prominent, upright stems this Black-eyed Susan continues well into the autumn and up to the first frosts. Easy to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Perennial

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despatch by end of february 2019

Potato 'Beginners Collection'

First early, second early, maincropOur choice of reliable, easy to grow varieties for both the beginner and the enthusiast. Height and spread: 60cm (24). Please note: This collection CANNOT be sent to Northern Ireland or Eire. Collection comprises:…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Potato 'Maris Bard'

First earlySmooth white skinned tubers with white flesh and a traditional new potato taste. Potato 'Maris Bard' is a very early, heavy cropping variety with good drought and common scab resistant. This popular first early variety is ideal for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Lilac
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Potato 'Arran Pilot'

A traditional favourite producing white fleshed tubers of firm waxy texture and a pleasing flavour. This first early variety is at its most wonderful straight out of the ground and into the pot for use as a salad or new potato.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'T&M Reselected Hybrids'

3-4in semi-double blooms from crimson to yellow, many boldly zoned and bicoloured. Extremely long flowering. Ideal for flower arrangements and border impact. Flowers in its first season from an early sowing. Flowers summer to autumn. Height 60cm (24in).  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Chrysanthemum carinatum 'Sunset'

Vibrant single blooms burst into a delightful range of fiery shades of red, orange and apricot. Easy to grow for brightening your borders or vases indoors from early summer through to the first frosts  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Annual

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Poppy 'Checkers'

First year flowering from an early sowing. Poppy Checkers is easy to raise and very rewarding with pure white silky flowers are flanked within by the deepest black cross. Use as a novel cut flower, as well as for the traditional dried seed heads. Height:…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Marigold 'Golden Gem'

A particularly attractive variety of this popular half hardy annual. It has a dwarf, neat shape making it excellent for edging borders and for outdoor containers. Deep golden flowers are produced in profusion throughout the summer. Flowers early summer to   More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Apricot
  • Longevity: Annual

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Marigold 'Lemon Gem'

An extremely neat version of this popular half hardy annual, making it ideal as an edging to pathway or lawn. It grows well even in an adverse summer with the mounded plants smothered in blooms from the end of June onwards. Flowers early summer to first  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tomato 'Nimbus' F1 Hybrid

CordonSimilar to 'Moneymaker' in fruit size, Tomato 'Nimbus' produces good crops of round, greenback-free fruits, weighing75g (2 1/2oz) each. The first trusses of this F1 hybrid are early to ripen, and good resistance to Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Fusarium and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Containers
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Annual

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Strawberry 'Vibrant'

Strawberry Vibrant is an early season variety, that produces its first fruits just 60 days from planting. The strawberries are medium to large and uniform in size, with an enticing glossy glow to them. They are carried on strong, upright flowering stems…  More Info




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despatch by end of april 2019

Dianthus plumarius 'Sweetness Mixed'

A true breakthrough! First year flowering from July to September from an early (February) sowing, producing heavily scented pinks. Dwarf, bushy, spreading plants; ideal for cottage or perennial borders. Easy to maintain - simply trim spent blooms with…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Climbing Bean 'Cobra'

Easy to grow, exceptional flavour and a long season cropper. What more could you want from a climbing French bean? This RHS AGM variety produces continuous crops of smooth, round, stringless plump pods of around 18cm (7) from as early as July, right through to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Annual

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Strawberry 'Just Add Cream™'

Our best ever pink flowering strawberry putting taste and aroma at the front of the queue. A compact plant producing masses of mid-pink flowers and up to 1kg of fruit per plant. Early to fruit, it will keep cropping until the first hard frosts of Autumn.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Potato 'Customer Favourites Collection'

Collection comprises: Potato 'Arran Pilot' - A traditional favourite with white flesh, a firm waxy texture and a pleasing flavour. Potato 'Charlotte' (Second Early) - Pear shaped, yellow skinned, waxy tubers and creamy yellow flesh of first class flavour.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Diascia barberae 'Apricot Queen'

The first apricot flowered Diascia from seed! Slender spikes of exquisite flowers spring from a mound of small, glossy, dark-green leaves. Superb for rockeries, borders and containers where it will repeat flowering to early autumn  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Apricot
  • Longevity: Annual

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Potato 'Charlotte'

A very popular second early salad variety producing pear shaped, yellow skinned, waxy tubers and creamy yellow flesh of first class flavour, eaten either hot or cold. Potato 'Charlotte' holds an RHS AGM.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Turnip 'Snowball'

A first-class white, globe turnip. Turnip Snowball is early, juicy and sweet flavoured, will yield a good supply from early summer to early winter, and the tops make most nutritious and tasty 'greens'  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Potato 'Super Season of Spuds Collection'

We've taken the hard work out of your potato crop planning for with our Super Season of Spuds Collection. Simply plant out the selected six varieties in one hit, for a steady supply of tubers right through the season.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Potato Bags
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Catharanthus roseus 'Mediterranean Lilac'

The first of a new breed in trailing Vincas! Specifically for baskets and containers they are early flowering with large, rounded, overlapping petals forming striking, vivid blooms. Catharanthus is frost tender and therefore usually treated as a half hardy…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Perennial

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