Tag: seeds and plants

In Praise of Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes are the tiny, sometimes grape-sized, tomatoes much loved by adults and children alike. They tend to be sweeter than other types and are suitable for adding whole to salads, roasting or simply eating fresh from the plant. In addition to trusty favourite varieties we are introducing some exciting new cherry tomatoes this year. Not just for the sake of it but because they are an improvement on what came before.
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Dobies Group Scheme Offers Discounts

Dobies Group Scheme offers generous discounts to allotment groups, garden clubs and societies

Members of amateur gardening clubs can benefit from the generous discounts offered by the Dobies Group Scheme. And remember, our seeds are already cheaper than many other suppliers!

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Sweet Pea Care & Maintenance

If asked on BBC’s Pointless programme to name a fragrant flower the sweet pea would be a high scorer and therefore an answer to be avoided. Well known and widely grown the sweet pea seems to have always been in fashion and is certainly not to be avoided in the garden. Continue Reading

Sweetcorn Fresh from the Garden

Sweetcorn must be one of the most rewarding crops to grow as the taste of freshly picked cobs is so very much better than anything shop bought. If you haven’t tried it yet and have the space, then do give sweetcorn a go. You really won’t be disappointed.

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Scotch Bonnets for Easter

Scotch bonnets are possibly of more interest to our customers than Easter bonnets so let’s have a look at this round, red fiery lovely. Originating in the Caribbean, Scotch Bonnet chillies are said to resemble a Tam O’Shanter hat, hence the name. Nothing at all like a pretty Easter bonnet decorated with wild flowers!

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