Rubane Lettuce

Description: Rubane is a Batavian type with intense bronze/cherry colour. The leaves of Rubane are relatively thick and strong and are thus able to withstand the rigours of processing. Mildew resistant, Rubane Lettuce is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintenance gardens. They can be grown in open ground or under protection, direct Read More …

Red Batavia Lettuce

Description: Batavia lettuces are a cross between butterhead and crisphead lettuce, attractive looking and very tasty with lovely crunchy leaves with a slight, pleasantly bitter taste to them. Batavia Red has jagged-edged leaves that form a loose leaf head of lettuce. The leaves are crisp, thick and shiny green when growing, becoming dark red at Read More …

Lollo Bionda Lettuce

Description: Lettuce Lollo Bionda forms loose heads of rounded, pale green lettuce leaves with attractive frilled edges – perfect for adding texture to salads. This crisp and tender variety doesn’t produce a firm heart, so you can pick individual leaves as when required, or cut the whole plant in one go. The leaves are tender in Read More …

Anubi Lettuce

Description: Lettuce Anubi, a cherry red Lollo Rossa type, is a non-hearting Italian lettuce of excellent flavour, attractively fringed and crinkled. This popular variety produces compact, loose heads of finely frilled leaves with colourful crimson edges and makes an attractive garnish and adds colour and texture to the salad bowl. Often expensive when shop bought, so Read More …

Yellow Pear Cherry Heirloom Tomato

Description: Heirloom. Long, indeterminate vines produce a seemingly endless supply of mild flavored, pear-shaped tomatoes all summer. The tiny tomatoes are borne in clusters. This is one of the prettiest tomatoes in the garden — it’s beautiful in salads! This variety is known to bear fruit dependably through summer weather. Vines can grow 8 feet Read More …

Ukrainian Purple Heirloom Tomato

Description: Also known as Purple Russian, this is a very popular heirloom. The plum-shaped fruits are purple-red and they have a flavourful, sweet and meaty flesh. Indeterminate vine type, resistant to cracking and very productive, the fruit ripens throughout the season. My Ukrainian Purple Tomato Experiment: From approximately 20 seeds sowed in January, I ended up Read More …