Our Vegetable Garden Seed Collection is packaged in a small gift box. Carefully researched, our seeds are all heritage varieties and are popular vegetable garden varieties.
From carrots to sweetcorn - this collection should provide plenty of tasty food for dinner!
The box contains:
Carrot - Early Nantes
Introduced in 1867. “Root cylindrical, with a blunt point, even & clean; red, sweet & tender, coreless. One of the earliest & best.” Gardeners’ Assistant 1927. Approx. 1000 seeds
Runner Bean (Syn, York & Lancs - Painted Lady
Introduced to the UK in 1633, making it one of the oldest named vegetable varieties still available. Shorter beans than most varieties very prolific. Approx. 40 seeds.
Pea - Lincoln
Introduced in 1884. "Grows only 2 ft. high but crops very heavily. Probably the finest of all Peas for the small garden.” Main crop. Approx. 300 seeds
Leek - Musselburgh
Raised by Mr. James Hardcastle, of Musselburgh mentioned in 1817. “An old favourite that tastes excellent, produces solid white stems & is the main-stay of leek production through the lean winter period.” Approx. 300 seeds
Sweetcorn - Golden Bantam
Rediscovered in 1898 by Mr E L Coy. Originally raised by Mr J. G. Pickett of Greenfield, Massachusetts, who is believed to have selected the variety from an older. variety called Golden Sweet. Approx. 40 seeds
Cabbage of Savoy - Ormskirk
Introduced in 1899. Raised by J. L. Clucas Ltd of Ormskirk. “An extra late green Savoy with crinkled leaves & firm rounded heads. Very hardy & reliable variety that you can be harvesting for Christmas dinner.” Approx. 300 seeds