Cucumber Venlo Pickling (Gherkin) Seeds Suttons
Excellent for pickling when the fruits are young and tender. Ridge (Outdoor) Variety.
Products stocked will vary at each centre, please check availability before you visit to avoid disappointment.
We will be pleased to order out of stock items but this will be dependent on the availability from the supplier.
- Additional information
Dwarf Bean Purple Teepee Thompson & Morgan
At last, a purple podded bean which bears its pods above the main foliage. This makes picking easier and ensures improved cropping of long straight pods with less soil splashing etc. Dwarf French Bean Purple Teepee produces pods that are approximately 6in long, stringless and slender with that intangible but appreciated zing to the flavour that many vegetable growers agree only comes to the purple podded types. Pods turn brilliant emerald green in boiling water. Quick maturing.
Dwarf Bean Laguna Thompson & Morgan
Still the industry standard slicing/processing variety, with unbeatable garden performance, for its plant vigour, and huge yields of 12cm (5in) quite fleshy, intense green pods. Happily grows in all soils. Excellent disease resistance and withstands any weather thrown at it.
Pea Kelvedon Wonder Thompson & Morgan
Extremely popular and reliable variety for successional sowings throughout spring, and a particular favourite for June sowings, Pea Kelvedon Wonder produces huge crops of narrow pointed pods in pairs, averaging 7 or 8 succulent peas per pod. RHS AGM winner. Pea Kelvedon Wonder is resistant to Pea Wilt, tolerant to Downy Mildew.
Herb Seed Thyme Orange Scented Suttons
Orange Scented Thyme is a low-growing and wiry-stemmed perennial. The grey-green leaves are intoxicatingly fragrant with a scrumptious scent of oranges. Native to Southern Europe this wonderful herb is now grown across the UK for its versatility. The attractive foliage and long-lasting flowers are really lovely. It is drought tolerant and generally easy to care for- it is also very useful in the kitchen!
Growing to a height of up to 30cm the sweet soft pink flowers will be highly attractive to pollinating insect and bees.
Preferring well-drained light soil, that is not too rich in nutrients, and a location with full sun, they make a suitable addition to a rock garden, herb garden or at the front of a border. They are also renowned for being brilliant container and pot plants- perfect for a kitchen window sill or within a basket.
The taste of this thyme blends perfectly in stuffings and stews and will give a citrusy lift to any pie or chutney.
Runner Bean Lady Di Thompson & Morgan
‘Lady Di’ is an exceptional scarlet red flowered variety that produces long slim and blemish free pods of the highest quality. The harvest is rich and prolonged. The long slender beans are slow to develop seeds which means the pods can stay on the plant for longer before they become tough, which gives you more time to harvest.
Resistant to disease and a wonderful heat tolerance, they will produce pretty, fiery red flowers which develop into 25 to 30cm long fleshy and stringless beans growing 1.7cm wide. They will remain stringless even when matured.
Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit ‘Lady Di’ is not only edible but will make a colourful garnish to enjoy, and the pods are delicious when they are young and tender.
Plant in a position with moist, fertile soil in a sunny and sheltered plot. Sow successionally from April to July. If planting outdoors, wait until the last frosts are over.
Sow your seeds early indoors and this will give a faster and more reliable germination rate. Sow at the end of April 4cm deep in 7.5cm pots filled with multipurpose compost. Water and leave to germinate on a sunny windowsill for up to three weeks. Before planting out, put them into a cold frame to acclimatise them to the outdoor conditions.
You can directly sow your bean seeds outdoors from mid may to mid June, sowing 5cm deep next to a cane for support when growing.
This wonderful variety will not only be a new favourite of yours, but will also encourage vital insects into your garden.
Pea Oasis Thompson & Morgan
The British bred Pea ‘Oasis’ is a wonderful maincrop variety that produces very heavy yields of wonderful quality. They grow to a height of up to 70cm and spread 25cm, the plants bear two blunt ended pods per node, each averaging 8 to 9 succulent deep green peas per pod.
They have a good resistance to pea wilt downy mildew, and are one of the highest yielding varieties available, demonstrating consistent qualities year after year. ‘Oasis’ is reliable and produces heavy crops with a deliciously sweet flavour.
An RHS Award of Garden Merit holder ‘Oasis’ is a normal leafed maincrop that can be sown in succession from March to June. Usually ready 12 to 14 weeks after sowing in normal circumstances it will crop in mid June onwards. The best thing to do is sow the seeds outside in early to mid March, then sow again in late April to early May. The second sowing will extend the cropping season and produce peas every three months.
Position in a sunny location with well drained and rich soil.
Celery Loretta Seeds Suttons
A first rate, vigorous, upright-growing, self-blanching celery, producing deliciously flavoured, smooth, succulent, mouth-watering white sticks! RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.
Broad Bean The Sutton Thompson & Morgan
An excellent dwarf variety only 30cm (12in) high that produces lots of 13-15cm (5-6in) pods each bearing five small, but deliciously tender beans. Broad Bean The Sutton is very suitable for successional sowings commencing late autumn (under cloches) or late winter/early summer in the open. Ideal for the small garden.
Suitable For Freezing
Onion Globo Seeds Suttons
A very large onion which is ideal for exhibition or the kitchen! The oval-shaped, straw-coloured roots are tasty in salads or cooked, with an average weight of 250-300g (up to 1kg when grown for exhibition).
Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia Thompson & Morgan
This variety is universally recognised as being best for an autumn sowing. Broad Bean Aquadulce Claudia establishes itself very quickly and will produce a very early crop. It is white seeded and the pods are up to 23cm (9 inches) long. Height: 90-100cm (36-40in).