In Praise of Cherry Tomatoes
February 15, 2017
Tiger Nuts: The Easy to Grow Superfood
February 14, 2017
When Is a Nut Not a Nut? When It’s a Tiger Nut!
Despite containing the word nut in its name, Tiger Nuts are not actually nuts but rather the tubers from a grass known as Yellow Nutsedge, or, to give it its proper name, Cyperus esculentus. Packed full of goodness and producing masses of intently sweet tubers that are bigger than peanuts with a taste of almonds and coconut, Tiger Nuts are a great alternative for anyone with a nut allergy or if you are simply looking for a gluten free healthy snack that you can easily grow at home.
Rob Smith’s Heritage Veg Plant Range
February 8, 2017
Rob Smith’s Heritage Veg Plant Range is bigger and better than ever. Perennial favourites remain but Rob has unearthed some exciting new/old varieties to include.
Blight Resistant Tomatoes – Crimson Crush
January 25, 2017
Back in 2015 we launched a revolution in blight resistant tomatoes – Crimson Crush. Many allotment holders and gardeners had long since stopped growing outdoor tomatoes due to the disappointment of seeing their crop devastated by blight. Crimson Crush is a proven answer and for 2017 we are extending this blight resistant tomato family.
Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb!
November 15, 2016
Rhubarb is almost indestructible and once established will become your most reliable cropping spring vegetable. Because it so often eaten as a pud we tend to think of rhubarb as a fruit. Perhaps its dual role earns it the right of being a vegetable, that is also an honorary fruit.