Sugar snap peas are also known as “mangetout” peas, meaning that both the pod and the peas can be eaten. Sugar Snap is an exceptional variety that produces sweet, succulent pods that can be allowed to mature to produce peas.
The attractive red stems and branches, red-veined green leaves are ornamental as well as tasty! 60 days. Deep-red “baby” pods make very attractive menu additions and older pods remain tender even at 20cm/8” length, and retain their red colour when...
Quick crop: matures in 40 days, but baby leaves can be harvested in as few as 20 days. Lance-shaped leaves, produced in abundance, have a mild mustard flavour and are delicious in mixed salads and in stir fries and soups.
Has intermediate resistance to fusarium. Large, dark green glossy leaves on thick sturdy stems. High yields and slow to bolt. This is a nice compact Genovese basil well suited for pot production and for fresh cut use in the field.
(Onion green; Bunching onion) Attractive green stalks look like they have been dipped in wine! Bulbs are stained a deep purple. Colour persists at any temperature or age. Royal Horticultural Society Award Winner in 2010.
It is easy to grow and adaptable to most soils and climatic conditions and is perennial in USDA zone 5-11. Start early indoors. It is commonly grown as a decorative and functional plant in many home gardens, and bees use its pollen to make delectable...
Approximately 2.5 TBS. In 1998 Johns Hopkins University declared broccoli sprouts and other crucifer sprouts to be particularly high in sulforaphane, a glucosinolate shown to have a variety of health benefits.
Fruits are large, up to 6 lbs, with a pale-green rind that ripens to light gold. The sweet flesh is a luscious lime-green with high sugar content, and seed cavities are small so you get plenty of flesh per fruit.
Botanical Name: Cucumis melo 'Honey Dew Green Flesh'
We cannot confirm any connection to the island of Corsica, but we like its look anyway. It is similar to our purple and green 'Emerald Wine' variety introduced in 2013 with the added advantage that it can be raised from seed.
This is the true strain used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. Essential fresh cut accompaniment to many Vietnamese dishes, including pho, a famous beef or chicken noodle soup. Similar to anise basil, but the flavour and fragrance is distinctively less...
If allowed to grow for seven days, wheat reaches the "grass" stage when it can be juiced for a nutritious drink. Approximately 2 TBS. When sprouted in darkness for two or three days, wheat sprouts are tender and sweet, with a taste similar to watermelon.
Large juicy fruit with tender skin. Low acid, fairly sweet. 75 days to maturity. Grows a greenish-white but may blush if it stays on the plant long enough. Excellent for eating fresh sliced on a sandwich, and not too wet to add to a salad.
Broad spinach-like leaves can be eaten as cooked greens or in salads and sandwiches. Remains crisp and mild even during hot weather. For continuous supply sow every month or so. Will regrow some after cutting.
Heat: 100,000-350,000 Scoville units. Wrinkled lantern-shaped pods are used fresh or dried in salsas, chutneys, marinades. Thrives in hot sunny spots, a little on the dry side. Piping hot white habanero chile.
Ht. 2m/70-80in. The ornamental effect is so stunning it belies the fact that this is first and foremost a food plant. The young leaves are tender and can be steamed or cooked in soups and the seeds can be ground into flour.
120 days to maturity. Indispensable in soups, casserole and salads, Bandit is an excellent selection for the garden. Heavy-yielding, resistant to yellow stripe virus. A reliable leek with attractive dark green-blue leaves and firm white shaft.
Today, bean sprouts are synonymous with mung bean sprouts, and the popularity of this nutritious sprout continues to grow. They are a good source of protein, fiber and vitamins. Mung bean sprouts have been cultivated in the orient for thousands of years.
(Huang-qin) Important Chinese medicinal herb: prescribed for fevers, colds, hypertension, insomnia, headaches, hepatitis, diphtheria, shingles, and other ailments. Many of its traditional uses are supported by clinical studies.
Former All-American award winner, famous for its pure dark purple foliage, but in recent years it has become about 25% green. Dark purplish-bronze foliage. Excellent for seasoning, and for basil vinegar which turns a beautiful red colour.