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Herb Oregano

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 11/10/2018

Origanum vulgare A very hardy herb that will do well almost anywhere. Oregano is an essential Mediterranean herb and is used in a variety of dishes, most complimentary to cheese, egg, pizza and pasta dishes. Perfect for your bolognaise, other tomato based sauces and most meat dishes. Companion plants: Strawberries, peppers, beans, cabbage, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kohlrabi and turnips. Approx. 50 seeds

It is the season!

Relevance: 64%      Posted on: 15/08/2019

Isn’t it amazing how time flies? Here we are in the second half of 2019, with winter nearing its end. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about spring and what you need to do to prepare your veggie garden for the new season. A good place to start would be to clear your beds, add compost and mulch and allow the soil to recuperate a bit. So the question becomes, what can we plant? Fortunately, the warmer seasons offer more possibilities! And why don’t you try varieties that you haven’t planted before? Nothing ventured, nothing gained, right? Visit…

Homeschool Heirloom Gardeners Winter Challenge 2018

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/08/2018

Winter Challenge 2018 – it was a challenge indeed! Winter is a time when things slow down. This season is usually seen as a time of preparation for spring and summer. Homeschoolers, however, are a different breed. They are used to doing things differently – to think outside the box. As a matter of fact, they will only use the box if it serves a practical purpose and enable them to learn and grow! It is therefore not surprising that they jumped at the chance to take on the Winter Challenge put to them by Durandt’s Heirloom Seeds. They were…

Broccoli De Cicco

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea italica A variety that needs to be planted early in the season. Note that once you have harvested the main head to keep watering as side heads will sprout. Among all of the cabbages belonging to the Crucifer family, broccoli stands out as among the richest in proteins, calcium, provitamin A (beta-carotene), and Vit C. It is also rick in potassium and low in sodium. It contains anticarcinogenic sulfaurated Phyto-chemicals. Broccoli is assists in treatment of Coronary disease, obesity, diabetes and cancer. You’ve got to add this vital vegetable to your plate! Approx. 100 seeds

Broccoli Romanesco

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea italica This frost resistant cauliflower (yes contrary to its name it is actually a cauliflower) is a very satisfying crop as each one is a masterpiece. Cauliflower contains small amounts of proteins and carbohydrates and practically no fat. It contains Provit A (beta-carotene), Vit B, C and E of which Vit C stands out. As for minerals, it is rich in potassium and has significant amounts of calcium, magnesium, phosphorous and iron. It contains trace elements of chromium, zinc, manganese, copper and selenium. Medicinal applications include Digestive disorders, Cardiovascular disorders, obesity and diabetes, kidney disorders and very important…

Broccoli Waltham

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea italica A quick producing Broccoli! Among all of the cabbages belonging to the Crucifer family, broccoli stands out as among the richest in proteins, calcium, provitamin A (beta-carotene), and Vit C. It is also rick in potassium and low in sodium. It contains anticarcinogenic sulfaurated Phyto-chemicals. Broccoli is assists in treatment of Coronary disease, obesity, diabetes and cancer. You’ve got to add this vital vegetable to your plate! Approx. 100 seeds

Broccoli Green Sprouting

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea italica Now this is a variety that we don't go without. It keeps producing over an extended period of time and makes one squeal with happiness every time you pass by. High yield and a no nonsense variety. Approx. 100 seeds

Broccoli Purple Sprouting

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea italica What a show stopper! Not only beautiful but packed with nutrients. Among all of the cabbages belonging to the Crucifer family, broccoli stands out as among the richest in proteins, calcium, provitamin A (beta-carotene), and Vit C. It is also rick in potassium and low in sodium. It contains anticarcinogenic sulfaurated Phyto-chemicals. Broccoli is assists in treatment of Coronary disease, obesity, diabetes and cancer. You’ve got to add this vital vegetable to your plate! Approx. 100 seeds

Broccoli Spring Rapini

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 07/11/2017

Brassica oleracea italica Lovely tender stem Broccoli and can produce even in Spring. Among all of the cabbages belonging to the Crucifer family, broccoli stands out as among the richest in proteins, calcium, provitamin A (beta-carotene), and Vit C. It is also rick in potassium and low in sodium. It contains anticarcinogenic sulfaurated Phyto-chemicals. Broccoli is assists in treatment of Coronary disease, obesity, diabetes and cancer. You’ve got to add this vital vegetable to your plate! Approx. 100 seeds

Sprouts / Microgreens Broccoli

Relevance: 12%      Posted on: 06/11/2018

(Brassica oleracea) A nutritious sprout that is packed with minerals and anti-oxidants. This sprout has a mild flavour and a delicious crunch, with a taste similar to radish. This is a cool weather sprout, so if you are sprouting in warmer conditions, rinse it more often. Delicious as a microgreen. Weight: 100g