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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gerbera 'Sweet Sunset®'

'Sweet Sunset®' flowers non stop from early spring through to the first frosts, showing off wonderfully warm, orange-yellow, bi-colour blooms, larger than their cousins and with larger numbers of these wonder flowers per plant too!  More Info

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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 and is frequently found in the supermarket. Height…  More Info

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

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Petunia 'Orchid-Flowered Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Widely acknowledged as the world's finest double petunias, with exquisite orchid-like, ruffled blooms in a medley of radiant colours. Petunia 'Orchid Flowered Mixed' begin flowering early in the season and continue their luxurious display throughout the summer,…  More Info

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

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Carrot 'Nantes 2'

This fast maturing selection is ideal for early sowings under glass in January - February for your first crop of the year. Carrot 'Nantes 2' produces blunt tipped, medium length roots of about 15cm (6) long. This virtually coreless variety has a rich…  More Info

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

  • Longevity: Annual

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Pumpkin 'Summer Ball' F1 Hybrid

A first for British breeding! This unique 'dual-purposevariety, Summer Ball can be grown as a courgette or as a pumpkin! Compact, bushy plants produce bright-yellow, round fruits which can be cut early as courgettes or left to mature to larger 1kg (2lbs)…  More Info

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

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Prunus incisa 'Kojo-No-Mai'

This Ornamental Cherry is a delight and a surprise with two seasons of spectacular interest. The first delight comes in spring when the bare branches are covered in a fine show of delicate white flowers tinged with pink. This shrub looks lovely planted beside   More Info

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

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Bearded Iris Collection

In early summer, nothing compares to the glamorous, waved ruffles of bearded iris. This tall, colourful favourite of traditional herbaceous borders works just as well in contemporary garden displays.  More Info




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Zinnia elegans 'Sunshine Mix' F1 Hybrid

Compact dark green foliage offsets the large vibrant blooms perfectly. The extra tough roots stand up to pot production, meaning you can sow early and plant out in late spring for the longest displays in your garden.  More Info

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

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Clematis 'Mrs Spencer Castle'

This beautiful Clematis was created by pioneering Clematis breeders, the Jackman family in 1913, the year before the horrors of WW1 began. Clematis 'Mrs Spencer Castle' has large frilly flowers which bloom twice a year. In early summer, semi double, pink-mauve…  More Info

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

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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'

Intense sky-blue flowers adorn this compact deciduous shrub over a long period throughout summer and early autumn. Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue' has a tidy, rounded habit and becomes smothered in blue flowers for unbeatable performance in borders and patio…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Shrub

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despatch by end of october 2018