Top-rated new veg by Gardeners' World experts

Top-rated new veg by Gardeners' World experts

Thompson & Morgan's new vegetable seed introductions are tested many times to ensure good germination, healthy crops and tasty produce. Thompson & Morgan was delighted to read in the December 2011 issue of Gardeners' World that a number of these new varieties got top marks from the magazine's experts.


Pea Shiraz - Vegetable of the Year 2012

Pea Shiraz

The first purple mangetout pea from British breeding Pea Shiraz wowed Thompson & Morgan with its stunning purple pods and delicious flavour. Monty Don, presenter of Gardeners' World said "...they germinated well...cropped heavily and attractively and tasted very good...I shall certainly grow them again next year."

£3.49 for 100 seeds

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Tomato Losetto - blight-resistant basket tomatoes

Tomato Losetto

A delightful basket tomato with a long cropping period - you'll have sweet, juicy and blight-free tomatoes from July to September. Our customers gave Losetto 5 stars and Alys Fowler, gardener and writer, was equally impressed: "...when blight hit, they were unblemished. The fruits were tasty...hugely prolific and...I'll grow them again."

£3.69 for 6 seeds

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Leek Below Zero - best for harsh winters

Leek Below Zero

These quality leeks are so tolerant of cold, they'll withstand the harshest of weathers. The tasty leeks have dark leaves and pure white stems that stand well, are slow to bolt and rust tolerant. David Hurrion, Horticultural Editor of Gardeners' World magazine grew them in pots and said they "grew quickly...I got my first crop in October and will be harvesting until Christmas. Not the thickest leeks I've grown, but with a good, clean stem and a strong 'leeky' flavour."

£2.99 for 50 seeds

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More top-rated vegetables
Other vegetables mentioned in the article include: and are available to buy from Thompson & Morgan.

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