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Lettuce 'Intred' (Romaine/Cos)

Lactuca sativa

  • New in 2014
Healthy antioxidant anthocyanin gives this colourful ‘Little Gem’ lettuce its brilliant colour. Well flavoured deep purple leaves enclose a vibrant red heart with a distinct crispness that makes Lettuce ‘Intred’ a worthy addition to summer salads. With a compact and upright habit, this tasty romaine lettuce stands well remaining in good condition without bolting. Height and spread: 20cm (8").
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    • 1 packet (200 lettuce seeds)

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    • £2.29 £0.99

Sweet Pea 'Juliet'

Lathyrus odoratus

  • New in 2014
With its wonderful cream colouring and unusual fragrance, Sweet Pea 'Juliet' is in a class of its own. Each creamy bloom opens to reveal a hint of apricot, accompanied by a heady sweet-pea scent with citrus overtones. Excellent as a cut flower for a vase indoors, the elegant blooms are of exhibition quality. Sweet Pea 'Juliet' makes a lovely addition to trellis, obelisks, fences or cane wigwams. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Useful links:

How to grow sweet peas

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    • 1 packet (25 seeds)

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    • £2.49

Cabbage 'Colour Dual Mix' (Autumn/Winter)

Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)

  • New in 2014

Baby pointed cabbages in two contrasting colours are ideal grown together for colourful and tasty coleslaw! Cabbage 'Colour Dual Mix' can be sown and grown together for harvesting from September through to December. With a mild sweet flavour, they’re excellent for shredding and eating raw, or cooked as a vegetable side dish. Ideal for cutting as an autumn cabbage, these varieties can be grown as semi-hearting cabbages if spaced closer together. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").


Companion planting: Try growing cabbages with Nasturtiums to draw cabbage white butterflies away from your crop, and mint to help deter flea beetles.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (60 cabbage seeds)

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    • £2.49

Petunia hybrida 'Purple Tower' F1 hybrid

  • New in 2014
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    Fastest climbing petunia from seed
Petunia hybrida 'Purple Tower' comes straight from T&M’s own breeding programme. Long stems and astonishing vigour make this the fastest climbing petunia available from seed - easily scaling a 120cm (4ft) climbing frame by the end of the summer. Train the free-flowering stems onto a plant climbing support for a pillar of fragrant blooms, or let them spread through beds and borders as a carpet of colourful ground cover. The perfect focal point for your garden this summer! Height and spread: 120cm (48").
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    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • £2.49

Sweet Pepper 'Thor' F1 Hybrid

Capsicum annuum var. annuum (Grossum Group)

  • New in 2014
The large, long peppers of this tasty variety gradually change from green to a glossy vibrant red and can reach lengths of up to 25cm (10"). Pepper 'Thor' produces an abundance of crops throughout summer if grown in the greenhouse, or a slightly later crop if grown in a sheltered, sunny spot outdoors. Sweet and crisp, this sweet pepper is delicious in salads or sliced lengthways and grilled or barbecued. Height: 150cm (59"). Spread: 60cm (24").
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    • 1 packet (10 sweet pepper seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2014
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    • £2.99

Sunflower 'Sunshot Golds Mixed' F1 Hybrid

Helianthus annuus

  • New in 2014
  • Up to 20 flowers per plant
Layer upon layer of petals form the striking golden blooms of Sunflower 'Sunshot Golds Mixed'. Free flowering, with a bushy, multistemmed habit, these sturdy little sunflowers boast up to 20 double and semi double blooms per plant. The chrysanthemum-like flowers appear early and last up to 3 weeks, that's 2 or 3 times longer than other double varieties. Use these showy dwarf sunflowers for plugging gaps in summer borders or adding a splash of sunshine gold to patio containers. Height: 50cm (20"). Spread: 35cm (14").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.


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Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (10 seeds)

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    • £2.99

Beetroot 'Rainbow Beet' (Globe)

Beta vulgaris

  • New in 2014
  • Vegetable of the year 2014
  • A kaleidoscope of colours for your salad bowl

A visually stunning mixture of five beetroot varieties with superb contrasting outer skins, flesh, stems and leaves! Each variety has a deliciously sweet flavour and they can be enjoyed as mature roots or as tasty 'baby beets'. Delicious whether they are eaten hot or cold, cooked or pickled, Beetroot 'Rainbow Beet' can even be sliced raw into salads for a colourful crunch. Try steaming the tender stems and leaves as an alternative to spinach or chard. Height: 30cm (12in). Spread: 15cm (6in).

  • Collection comprises:
  • Beetroot 'Subeto' F1 Hybrid - Deep, rich, purple-red roots with purple stems and green leaves.
  • Beetroot 'Boldor' - A vibrant globe variety with yellow flesh and an orange outer skin. The yellow stems contrast nicely with the bright green leaves.
  • Beetroot 'Chioggia' - A striking globe variety with red-pink skin and an appealing 'bullseye' formation of red and white rings on the inside fading to soft pink when cooked. Pink stems.
  • Beetroot 'Albina Vereduna' - Pure white roots with superb flavour, and pale green stems.
  • Beetroot 'Bull's Blood Scarletta' - A striking variety with dark burgundy-purple leaves, stems and outer skins. When cut open, roots are cerise pink with attractive concentric rings.
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    • 1 packet (250 beetroot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2014
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    • £1.99

Komatsuna 'Carlton' F1 Hybrid

Brassica rapa, Japanese Mustard Spinach

  • New in 2014
One of Japan's best kept secrets! Vigorous and easy to grow, this Oriental vegetable can be picked as baby leaves in as little as 25 days, or left to grow on for tall, leafy heads of up to 200g (7oz), in just 60 days from sowing. With excellent heat and frost tolerance, Komatsuna 'Carlton' can be grown all year round, withstanding British summers well and making a superb greenhouse crop for winter and spring cultivation. These tasty Komatsuna leaves have a mild Brassica flavour and are delicious steamed, stir-fried, or enjoyed raw in salads. Height and spread: 25cm (10").
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    • 1 packet (250 seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of July 2014
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    • £2.49

Tomato 'Green Envy' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

  • New in 2014

Cordon

Don't be put off by their colour, you'll love their taste! These grape-sized cherry-tomatoes are an unusual bright green colour, becoming slightly translucent when ripe. Tomato 'Green Envy' has a delicate, sweet flavour, making a colourful and delicious addition to salads and roasted vegetable dishes. The flavoursome 30g (1oz) fruits are produced in abundance from mid-summer through to the autumn. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (8 tomato seeds)

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    • £1.49

Penstemon cobaea 'Wedding Bells'

  • New in 2014
A first year flowering perennial, Penstemon cobaea 'Wedding Bells' combines some of the best penstemons from T&M's own breeding programme. Satin, bell-shaped flowers in a variety of bright colours and patterns are carried over a particularly long flowering period, above glossy, semi-evergreen foliage. A fantastic alternative to Antirrhinums (snapdragons) in annual bedding schemes, these compact penstemon plants boast large flowers and superb weather resistance. Easy to maintain, these hardy perennials are also attractive to bees. Height: 50cm (18"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

Gardening news: Move over marigolds... new bedding plants fly in the face of tradition

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    • 1 packet (50 seeds)

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    • £1.99

Tomato 'Big Daddy' F1 Hybrid

Solanum lycopersicum L.

  • New in 2014

Cordon

Bred from the renowned gardeners' favourite, Tomato 'Big Boy', this impressive variety has improved taste, yield, size and disease resistance. Tomato 'Big Daddy' produces good yields of huge, glossy red, beefsteak tomatoes, each weighing up to 425g (15oz)! The meaty fruits have few seeds making them superb for use in sandwiches or grilled. This cordon variety is best grown in the greenhouse but can also be grown in a sheltered, sunny spot outdoors. Height: 200cm (79"). Spread: 50cm (20").


Companion planting: Try growing tomatoes with French marigolds to deter whitefly, and basil, chives or mint to deter aphids and other pests.



Useful links:

How to grow tomatoesHow to stop blight
Tomato selector guideCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (10 tomato seeds)

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    • £2.99

Foxglove 'Silver Cub'

Digitalis purpurea subsp. heywoodii

  • NEW in 2014
This unusual foxglove produces silvery foliage coated in a layer of thick hair which feels soft to the touch like puppies' ears! Clear white blooms with delicate spotted centres decorate sturdy, mid-height flower stems on multi-branched plants from May to July. Flowering in its first year from a January sowing, grow Foxglove 'Silver Cub' in sunny or partially shaded borders where it will attract bees and other pollinating insects. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").
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    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

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    • £0.99