Excellent pickled, in salads, gourmet borscht or grilled. Tops are used as cooked greens. Attractive, bright golden-orange roots, are best eaten when small, but retain their sweet flavour and do not become fibrous when larger.
As the name suggests this is a giant spinach that will tower up to 2m/6ft if you let it, but the young shoots are best gathered when plants are just 20cm/8in tall. High in vitamins A and C and rich in calcium and iron.
But when picked green just before frost, the fruits keep for up to 4 months, and the flavour improves with storage. Indeterminate vines. Perfect for slicing, salsa or in salads. Tomatoes are sweet and meaty when picked ripe off the vine.
Light green, smooth edible pods 10cm/4” long by 2cm/3/4”diameter with a mild flavour good for eating raw, in stir fries or steamed. Height 60cm/24-30”. Freezes well, retaining the full, sweet flavour and colour.
It is slow to bolt so the harvest period can last months. Does well in large containers. Young leaves can be added raw to salads and larger leaves are steamed, stir-fried or sauteed with olive oil and garlic or onion.
They are most tender when just 5-8cm (2-3") across. They can be steamed whole, or hollowed out, stuffed and baked, or they can be sliced and sauteed in butter until golden brown. The flavour is pleasantly nutty.
Ht 12-30in (30-80cm). Now researched for its analgesic, antipyretic, and antibacterial qualities. (Fang feng) Laserwort is a foundational traditional Chinese cold and flu remedy used to treat infections and sinus problems.
Clover sprouts contain the most significant dietary sources of isoflavons of any sprout variety. Loaded with protein! Great for a snack, on sandwiches, or in salad, clover sprouts are loaded with calcium, potassium, protein, iron, and zinc.
A nitrogen-fixing legume, it is an excellent green manure plant that will improve soil fertility and boost organic content. Leaves can also be cooked like spinach. The tea has been used for coughs, colds and fever.
Sow in fall for spring harvest or in spring for early summer harvest. Texture is crisp and tender and flavour is pungent. (Chinese radish) A large radish with white carrot-shaped roots 30-40cm/6-8” long.
We do not know what the connection to Japan is, but the beautiful dark plump pear-shaped fruits do vaguely resemble chocolate truffles. Indeterminate habit; needs supports. Regardless of its origin, this is one great tasting, hearty tomato with sweet...
Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum 'Japanese Black Trifele'
Yellow currant-sized fruits grow in clusters, and have intense sweet flavour, and are less acidic than the red variety. Indeterminate, vigorous vines with heavy foliage. Perfect for relish trays, salads and snacking.
Easy to grow: sow direct in the garden in spring and harvest seed pods in 50-55 days. The pods were absolutely incredible! They had a sharp but pleasant radishy taste, with a very nice crunchy texture.
Look forward to an early harvest; this fast-maturing variety begins producing in about 50 days. Varieties have been selected for their exceptional performance. Resistant to a variety of diseases and viruses, including bean common mosaic virus (NY15),...
✓ Vigorous and disease-resistant
✓ A reliable, longtime favorite
✓ Early-producing variety produces a big harvest of flavorful green beans