Summer Seeds planted!

We’ve been busy planting seeds for the last few weeks. Here’s what we’re going to have this summer! All heirloom, organic seeds! We have a lot of other stuff going in too, but these are our main crops.
TOMATOES
Feo de Riogordo – large tasty beefsteak variety from southern Spain
FEO DE RIO GORDO
Gardeners Ecstacy cherry tomato. Delicious small fruits.
GARDENERS DELIGHT
Green Zebra- thought by many to be the tastiest tomato ever.
GREEN ZEBRA
Tomate De COLGAR
RAMALLET
CHILLIES
Basque Chilli- heirloom from the south of France. Red, medium hot
BASQUE CHILI
Alberto’s Locoto – very rare, from Bolivia.
albertos-locoto
Gelbe Kirshen – early yellow cherry chilli pepper from Kosovo. Very, very hot.
chili-gelbe-kirschen
Yellow Flame – an early and very hot chilli pepper, red, 5cm wide and up to 30 cm long.
YELLOW FLAME
Early Jalapeño – small, green with distinctive skin markings
SWEET PEPPERS
Kaibi Round No 2 -Incredibly sweet red pepper from Bulgaria. Strong flavour.
Kaibi Round No 2 SWEET PEPPER
“Yellow Monster” Long Bell Pepper- 15cm long yellow pepper.
Sweet pepper Yellow Monster
“Orange Bell” , orange bell pepper.
Orange-bell-pepper
King of the North – large green bell pepper.
KING OF THE NORTH GREEN BELL PEPPER
CARROTS
Touchon – heirloom from France, dating back to the 1700’s.Excellent sweet flavour.
TouchonCarrot
D’eysines, large traditional from Bordeaux.
D'eysines
Jaune Obtuse de Doubs, very old variety from France, very sweet, long yellow carrot.
Jaune Obtuse de Doubs
Paris Market Atlas
Paris Market Atlas
Carrot Muscade, very rare North African carrot, large with exceptional flavour.
Carrot Muscade
AUBERGINES
Black Beauty , early, medium black fruit.
BLACK BEAUTY AUBERGINE
De Barbentane , cylindrical black fruit from France.
aubergine-de-barbentane
Ronde de Valence, very old variety, black / purple fruits.
Ronde de Valence
COURGETTES
Verde d’Italia, early courgette from Italy, good flavour, pale green.
Courgette 'Verde d'Italia'
Verde di Milano, dark green fruit from Italy.
Verde dI Milano
CUCUMBER
Chengeloy, from Turkey, tender thin green skin, no bitterness
Chengeloy
BEETROOT
Sanguinary, deep red, sweet and juicy.
BEETROOT
RADISHES
Red Top, large round Italian radish.
Red Top, large round Italian radish.
Mystery Mix, mix of different coloured round radishes.
Mystery Mix, mix of different coloured round radishes.
LETTUCES
“Reins des Glaces “, Toothed Crisphead Lettuce, very rare and precious variety from the 1800’s.
Reins des Glaces Toothed Crisphead Lettuce,
Optima, Green Butterhead Lettuce , round leaves, crunchy ribs.
Optima, Green Butterhead Lettuce.jpg
Emerald Oak, Oakleaf Lettuce, small loose green ruffled heads.
emerald-oak-oakleaf-organic
Devil’s Tongue Romaine Lettuce, red/ purple oval leaves.
Devil's Tongue Romaine Lettuce
SQUASH
Waltham Butternut Squash, excellent tasty flesh.
SQUASH
SWEETCORN
We hope to be able to offer a small quantity of sweetcorn this summer.
Double Standard Bicolour Sweetcorn, early, white and yellow kernels.
Double-Standard-Corn-Seed
Special Swiss Sweetcorn
Special Swiss Sweetcorn
Glass Gem Corn
Corn-Glass-Gem-6639
BEANS
Abundance French Bean, early green bean.
Abundance French Bean, early green bean.
“Lazy Housewife” French Bean, stringless, extra fine flavour.
Bean_LzyWife-700x546
“Aquilon”, Dwarf,Green, French Bean, round green pods.
AquilonDwarf,Green, French Bean
“Cupidon” Dwarf French Bean, gourmet dish
Cupidon Dwarf French Bean
“Cherokee Trail of Tears”,very rare, from Cherokee Indians
Cherokee Trail of Tears
“The Czar” Runner Bean
The Czar
Cosse Violette French Bean
Cosse Violette French Bean
Cutting celery:
bigstock-Fresh-green-celery-isolated-on-52080031
White celery:
WHITE CELERY
Yellow leeks:
yellow leeks
Giant Leeks:
giant leek
Pink Passion Swiss Chard:
Pink Passion swiss chard
Golden Chard:
GoldenChard
Green sprouting broccoli:
calabrese-green-sprouting-broccoli
Pointed spring cabbage
pointed spring cabbage
 Erfuhrter Cauliflower:
Cauliflower-Erfurter-LSS-752_1
Purple Kale:
purple kale
Green Kale:
kale-green.jpg
Potatoes:
Maris Bard
Potato Maris Bard 3
Pentland Dell
PENTLANDDELL
Desiree
Desiree
 We’re also going to try our hand at some of our favourite herbs. These have proven to be difficult to grow here, but we’ll keep trying!

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