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Our Summer catalogue will be mailed from July and contains over 330 varieties of vegetable seed for summer and autumn sowing as well as vegetable and herb plants, fruit and autumn planting onions sets and garlic. Due to high demand we have a limited amount of catalogues available and they will be prioritized on a first come first served basis. Once stocks have run out requests will be held until our Autumn mailing in September. Thanks for your understanding.
Melons, Cucumis melo, originated from Africa and southwest Asia, gradually making their way into Europe towards the end of the Roman Empire. Many melons/watermelons can still be found growing wild across the continent of Africa today.
Although the majority of the melon varieties we buy in supermarkets are shipped from warmer countries, it is possible to successfully grow flavoursome melons in the UK. You can grow in a greenhouse, under cloches, cold frames or even in the open in a warm, sheltered spot in the garden!
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