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You'll find a wide range of seeds here, including sweetcorn, turnips, swede, aubergines, salsify and scorzonera, each with comprehensive sowing and growing information to help you get the best from your vegetable crops.
Green ManureCustomer Rating
An easy way to add nutrients and bulky, organic matter (humus) to your soil, helping to maintain or improve fertility and soil structure. Sow it through the summer on any vacant patch of ground or in autumn to overwinter and dig in the following spring.
Mixture contains: Rye, Vetch, Tetraploid Italian Rye Grass and Forage Pea.
Contents: 80g(2.5oz) Suffcient to sow 2.8sq.m. (approx 3.4sq.yd). More info
Green Manure 'Grazing Rye'
Secale cerealeAn excellent nitrogen lifter. Produces an extensive root system and plenty of leaf growth to suppress weeds and improve soil structure. Continues to grow during cold weather. Ideal for overwintering to dig in during spring. Contents 80g (2.8 oz) sufficient to sow 5 sq.m (approx 5.4 sq.yd) More info
Green Manure 'Phacelia'
Phacelia tanacetifoliaCustomer Rating
A valuable, quick growing, hardy annual green manure particularly good in dry soils, but suitable for all soil types. Can be used as a summer/autumn manure, or overwinter from a September sowing for spring digging in. The attractive foliage quickly smothers weeds and its extensive root system improves the soil structure. If left to flower will attract bees and other beneficial insects. Contents: 50g (1.75 oz) sufficient to sow 22 sq.m (approx 23.75 sq.yd) More info
Turnip 'Manchester Market' - Heritage
Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group)
Globe shaped, white roots with solid but tender green crown. Best pulled at tennis ball size when the white flesh will be solid but tender. Best sown in July, sowings in August to early September will give smaller roots and a flush of nutritious 'greens'. Excellent in stews and casseroles. Leaves from later sowings steamed as nutritious 'greens'.
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