If you'd like to receive a free copy of our latest catalogue, please enter your name and address details below.
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.
Why spend money on expensive and often artificially preserved bags of mixed salad when you can grow your own far fresher and tastier versions for a fraction of the cost? Growing your own fresh salad leaves is so easy to do and the leaves make excellent cut and come again crops.
If space on the plot is limited, leaves can be grown in containers, growbags, trays and pretty much any other space, as long as the soil is well drained. Growing your own salad leaves is extremely cost effective and offers growers the chance to experiment with different flavours and textures. In recent years we have started to eat a wide range of other salad crops - including Oriental salads which add superb and often subtle flavours. Read more
How to grow Salad Leaves
Salad leaves grow best in full sun, with well drained reasonably fertile soil. We recommend sowing 'little and often' for a continuous supply of fresh salad leaves. Salad leaves will thrive in soil where well-rotted compost or manure (such as Orgro) has been dug in. Keep plants well-watered, especially in dry periods and harvest leaves when they are at desired size. For successful cut and come again crops, harvest leaves individually- taking little but often will keep the plants cropping for longer. Leaves are best when picked and used fresh however, leaves will store in the fridge for several days. Show less
Lines are currently open 9am-5pm weekdays. Our call centre capacity is currently reduced to ensure staff safety. Please accept our apologies in advance should this result in your having to wait longer than normal in a call queue. We’re working hard to expand capacity and hope to be able to extend operating hours in the near future.
Calls cost the same as calling 01 and 02 numbers and count towards inclusive allowances on landlines and on mobiles.