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by John - October 19th, 2014.
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Heritage Seed Collection - Cabbage Jersey Wakefield

Heritage Seed Collection – Cabbage Jersey Wakefield £1.99
Heritage Collection Cabbage Jersey Wakefield is a compact size and ideal for the raised bed gardener or small gardens. You can easily space four or five of these cabbages closely across the width of an average sized raised bed without overcrowding.In the kitchen this sweet tender cabbage is perfect for chopping and using raw as an addition to tossed green salads and coleslaw. Early Jersey Wakefield can also be cooked just as you would prepare any of your favorite cabbage recipes.Type: Vegetable Cropping: 110 days Sowing:Sow March to July at 4 week intervals. Sow seed thinly in well-prepared seedbed 1cm deep in drills 23cm apart. Growing: Plant out to 3cm apart each way when large enough to handle about 5 weeks from sowing.Aftercare: Water regularly especially in dry periods. Hoe between plants as required.Quantity: 450 seeds

Fruit Seeds for Kids - Tomato Tigerella (Mr Stripey)

Fruit Seeds for Kids – Tomato Tigerella (Mr Stripey) £1.49
The Tomato Tigerella is an unusual variety of tomato to grow. With tiger-like stripes in a yellowy-orange colour this seed is quick-growing and results can be seen from August onwards. This seed pack comes with instructions. Height 1.2m Approximately 50 seeds per packet.

Flower Seeds - Bonsai Conifers Trees Mixed

Flower Seeds – Bonsai Conifers Trees Mixed £4.08
Bonsai is the art of growing an ornamental miniature tree or shrub – maintaining their size for years. Bonsai mimics growth in the wild but on a tiny scale with trees usually grown in a tray or shallow pot.These Bonsai Conifers Trees Mixed Seeds are a carefully chosen to provide weeping pyramidal horizontal spreading and other types of growth – all fascinating subjects for Bonsai. Selection and number of seeds will depend entirely on crop availability.Plant Type: Hardy Tree Ideal for: Bonsai Patios Sow: Late winter to late spring in good free draining seed compost just covering the seed. Germination can be slow alternatively seal in a polythene bag after sowing and leave in a refrigerator (3-5C) for 3-4 weeks. Next place in warmth 18-21C (65-70F) inspect regularly and remove if any start to seeds start to germinate in the fridge. Different types of seeds will germinate at different times.Growing: Transplant when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3

Flower Seeds - Primula Polyanthus Pacific Giants Mixed

Flower Seeds – Primula Polyanthus Pacific Giants Mixed £3.69
Everblooming and gigantic in size with flowers up to 6.5cm this very special mixture contains a good variety of colours. Recommended for spring bedding pots or naturalising in a sunny/half shady spot.Sow spring to mid summer in good seed compost. Sow seed on surface of compost and gently firm. Seal in a polythene bag or cover with a piece of glass and place in a shady spot but do not exclude light which is beneficial for germination. Keep the soil damp but not wet. Germination usually takes 10-30 days at 15-18C. Once most of the seeds have come up sprinkle a tiny amount of sieved compost over the roots to anchor them.Transplant when fairly moist and later plant out 23cm apart in the autumn where they are to flower in good soil sun or part shade. Flowers in early spring to a height of 30cm.Quantity: 30 seeds

J. Arthur Bowers Multi Purpose Compost - 35 litres

J. Arthur Bowers Multi Purpose Compost – 35 litres £7.99
J. Arthur Bowers Multi Purpose Compost is recommended for seed sowing potting houseplants containers and hanging baskets. It is a reduced peat compost that contains all the essential plant nutrients trace elements and a wetting agent as well as Sincro Boost for more environmentally friendly growing conditions. Sincro Boost is a natural product made from recycled organic materials and will boost nutrition improve root growth and hold moisture whilst ensuring good drainage.Qunatity: 35 litres

Vegetable Seeds - Chilli Pepper Cayennetta

Vegetable Seeds – Chilli Pepper Cayennetta £2.99
Chilli Pepper Cayenetta produces prolific crops of bayonet-shaped cayenne peppers with a mildly spicy flavour. British bred for a neat compact habit this well branched upright variety is ideal for growing in baskets or containers and makes an eye-catching ornamental edible. This superb variety shows excellent tolerance to cold or hot weather while the dense foliage protects the crop from sun scorch. Flowering period: Jun-SepSowing months: Mar-AprPosition: Full sunHeight: 60cmSpread: 50cmSow Chilli Pepper seeds on the surface of a good free-draining damp seed sowing mix and cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place seed trays in a propagator at a temperature of 18-25C until after germination which takes 7-10 days. Do not exclude light as this helps germination. When seedlings are large enough to handle transplant into individual 7.5cm pots of compost and grow on in cooler conditions. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed transplant them into grow bags and containers or plant them in well prepared beds of fertile moist well drained soil. Chili peppers may be grown undercover in a greenhouse or polytunnel or grown outdoors in a sheltered position in full sun. When growing chilli peppers outdoors gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to transplanting them. Space pepper plants at a distance of 50cm apart. Water chilli pepper plants regularly throughout the growing season and feed weekly with a high potash tomato fertiliser once the first fruits have set. Taller varieties of chilli peppers may require staking. Provide a thick mulch of organic matter around the base of the plants to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. In greenhouses maintain high humidity by damping down paths daily. Harvest chillies singly by cutting them from the plant with secateurs or pull the entire plant when full of red peppers and hang upside down in the kitchen for use all year round. Chilli peppers grown outdoors must be harvested before the first frosts.Quantity: 1 packet of 8 seeds

Flower Seeds - Lobelia (Trailing) White Cascade

Flower Seeds – Lobelia (Trailing) White Cascade £2.09
Lobelia (Trailing) White Cascade Seeds produce blooms so bright and effective that you just can

Herb Seeds - Dill

Herb Seeds – Dill £1.99
An attractive borders plant with aromatic ferny foliage. It has a flavour all of its own in both leaves and seeds and is excellent in sauces salads soups etc. The leaves are a good substitute for parsley tarragon and mint in sauces.For a regular supply of fresh leaves sow the seeds from spring to summer at monthly intervals at a depth of 1cm and in rows 30cm apart in ordinary garden soil which has been raked to a fine tilth.This hardy annual prefers full sun and ordinary garden soil and the leaves are ready to be picked 6-8 weeks after sowing. For a crop of seeds sow in spring to give the plants time to develop.Quantity 750 seeds

Vegetable Seeds - Lettuce Winter Gem

Vegetable Seeds – Lettuce Winter Gem £2.49
Lettuce Winter Gem has delicious small crunchy sweet hearts – equal in taste to Little Gem. They will be ready to harvest from January onwards for use in tasty winter salads.Lettuce Winter Gem is a specially bred lettuce for sowing September to January and for growing in an unheated greenhouse or in a cold frame for overwinter production (not suitable for growing outdoors). Plant Type: Vegetable Crop In: January – May Sow: Sow September to January. Sow seeds into individual pots or a seedtray of a good quality seed compost. Cover seeds with 6mm of compost or vermiculite and keep at a minimum of 15C (60F) until germination which takes 7-10 days. Growing: Transplant seedlings when they are large enough to handle to the greenhouse border growbags or a coldframe about five weeks from sowing. Plant 20cm (8

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