Greenhouse/Indoor Varieties: About three weeks after your cucumber plants arrive, their root systems will have filled the pots they are in. At this stage all varieties will be ready for planting out in a greenhouse, conservatory or polytunnel. Around the middle of May cucumber plants should be planted singly in 25cm (10in) pots or into gro-bags (2 to a bag).
To avoid a build up of pests and diseases, it is best to avoid using greenhouse borders if you have grown cucumber plants in that position for two or more years previously, unless the soil can be sterilised or changed.
Greenhouse plants: three weeks after receiving your plants, when they are well grown and their root systems have filled the pots; all varieties will be ready for planting out in a greenhouse, conservatory or polytunnel. This should be about the middle of May and, at this stage, tomatoes should be 15-20cm (6-8in) tall, with the first flowers just starting to open. For our range of pepper plants, we have nurtured your plants for 4 months, so that you receive large, bushy 9cm potted plants ready for potting on or planting out straight away.. Read more
About our Veg Plants
Vegetable plants are the perfect choice if you don’t have the time or facilities to grow lots of different varieties from seed. They are also useful for replacing plants lost to the weather or pests and diseases. Grown by experienced nurserymen, our plants will be delivered at the right time for growing in their final position on your plot. Hand graded and packed, they are sent directly from the nursery and fully hardened off before despatch. All varieties are supplied with easy-to-follow growing hints and instructions. Show less