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RHS Seed Collection


The trend to 'Grow Your Own' vegetables continues to hit record levels. Thompson & Morgan has joined forces with the Royal Horticultural Society to offer the RHS Vegetable Collection designed to appeal to gardeners both young and old. Each of these superb seed vegetables has been selected for their outstanding garden performance, yield and flavour in all growing conditions.
The RHS Garden Explorers seed range is designed to encourage children into the world of gardening and boost their interest in the 'Grow Your Own' movement. This educational and interactive seed range is aimed at families and children.



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Broad Bean 'The Sutton'

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

An excellent dwarf variety that produces plenty of 15cm (6") pods each containing five small, but deliciously tender beans, which are excellent for freezing. Broad Bean 'The Sutton' is ideal for successional sowings in spring, or can be sown under cloches in autumn for particularly early crops. The neat compact plants are ideal for small gardens or growing in containers. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 25cm (10").


Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (30 broad bean seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.99

Squash 'Crown Prince' F1 Hybrid (Winter)

Cucurbita maxima

  • Long storage potential
An old variety of winter squash but still popular for its attractive, flattened fruits with a steely-blue skin, each weighing up to 4kg (8.5lb). Squash 'Crown Prince' is renowned for its colourful rich orange flesh with a sweet and nutty flavour. This RHS AGM stores particularly well, lasting up to 3 months if kept in frost free conditions. Height: 35cm (14"). Spread: 200cm (79").

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

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    • 1 packet (5 squash seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.99

Cucumber 'Carmen' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Carmen' is a unique variety with resistance to all known strains of powdery mildew, scab and leaf-spot, making it ideal for organic gardeners. The fruits are produced in abundance, from 50 to 100 per plant, and have a mild flavour with no bitter after taste. This climbing RHS AGM variety is easy to train in the greenhouse and its fruits are excellent for exhibition. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £4.99

Celeriac 'Monarch'

Apium graveolens var. rapaceum

An autumn/early winter vegetable. Celeriac Monarch is an excellent, high quality variety which has very smooth, easily washable, creamy coloured roots. Easier to grow than celery and can be grated raw over salads, cut into slices and boiled, or into strips which are fried. T&M's illustration shows Celeriac cubed and served with a walnut butter. An exciting dish which you too can create by using the FREE recipe, sent with each packet.
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    • 1 packet (200 celeriac seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.69

Leek 'Oarsman' F1 Hybrid

Allium porrum

This superb midseason variety produces long, pure white, uniform stems with dark, erect foliage. Leek 'Oarsman' shows good early vigour, bulking up quickly, with no sign of bulbing. It stands well over a long period with good tolerance to rust and bolting. A terrific garden variety with an RHS AGM. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
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    • 1 packet (40 leek seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.99

Carrot 'Sweet Candle' F1 Hybrid - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Daucus carota

This Japanese bred carrot has beautifully smooth, orange skin and blunt, cylindrical roots. The bright orange flesh is virtually coreless with a superb sweet flavour. With excellent uniformity, Carrot 'Sweet Candle' is a popular variety late summer and autumn cropping, finding favour on the showbench as well as in the kitchen. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 15cm (6").


These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

Companion planting: Try growing carrots with spring onions, leeks and mint, whose aromatic leaves deter carrot root fly.


Useful links:

How to grow carrotsCompanion Planting

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    • 1 packet (300 carrot seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.99

Tomato 'Golden Sunrise'

Solanum lycopersicum L.

 Customer Rating

Cordon.

An attractive RHS AGM variety producing medium sized, well shaped, golden yellow tomatoes that add a lovely splash of colour to summer salads. Crops of Tomato 'Golden Sunrise' are early maturing and prolific with a sweet, fruity flavour that is quite distinctive. This cordon variety is suitable for growing in the greenhouse or 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 (80 tomato seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.69 £0.99

Pea 'Ambassador' (Maincrop)

Pisum sativum

Maincrop

This reliable maincrop has outstanding resistance to mildew making it ideal for producing late season crops from successional sowings. Pea 'Ambassador produces heavy yields of blunt ended pods, each containing up to 9 delicious, dark green peas. This superb RHS AGM variety is reliable in most soils, producing top quality crops on semi-leafless stems that make for easier picking. Height: 80cm (31"). Spread: 25cm (10").



Useful links:

How to grow peas


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

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    • 1 packet (300 pea seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.69 £0.99

Broad Bean 'De Monica' - RHS endorsed vegetable seeds

Vicia faba, Fava Beans

  • The earliest to crop
Be the first to harvest delicious broad beans! Ten years of breeding have produced Broad Bean 'De Monica', the earliest maturing broad bean variety from a spring sowing. High yields of 15cm (6") pods with 4-5 large seeds per pod will be ready to harvest at the same time as winter sown variety 'Aquadulce'. This exciting new variety has a strong root system and an upright growth habit, producing 2-3 stems per plant. Height: 120cm (48"). Spread: 45cm (18").


These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.

Companion planting: Try growing broad beans with summer savory to help repel black bean aphids, a common pest of broad beans.


Useful links:

Companion Planting

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    • 1 packet (40 broad bean seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £2.99

Salvia patens

Gentian Sage

A classic border plant, ideal for adding a cool blue drift to your planting schemes. The attractive, large blue hooded florets are borne on erect stems above toothed foliage. First year flowering, blooms throughout the summer into autumn. Height: 45-60cm (18-24in).
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    • 1 packet (15 salvia seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £0.99

Cucumber 'Tiffany' F1 Hybrid

Cucumis sativus

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Greenhouse type.

Cucumber 'Tiffany' produces many dark green skinned, slightly ribbed, fruits, up to 35cm (14") long, throughout the season. This RHS AGM variety is ideal for slicing and the juicy flesh has no bitter after taste. With a vigorous habit and excellent powdery mildew tolerance, Cucumber 'Tiffany' is ideal growing in an unheated greenhouse against supports, but is equally at home in a heated one for a very early crop. Height: 3m (9'). Spread: 45cm (18").

Useful links:

How to grow cucumbers

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    • 1 packet (4 cucumber seeds)

    • Despatch: By end of May 2016
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    • £3.99