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It is the season!

Relevance: 100%      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…

Endive Catalogna Emerald

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 12/10/2018

Cichorium intybus This endive is AKA Italian dandelion chicory, because of its dandelion type leaves. Known in Italy, as Catalogna frastagliata. An Italian staple that is a prolific producer of emerald green coloured, long, leaves that grow upright. Delicious and tender in salads or steamed or sautéed. Raw the leaves have a flavour similar to asparagus. If left to bolt, beautiful and edible blue flowers are formed. Approx. 100 seeds  

Endive Chicory Angel Hair

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 02/04/2018

Cichorium intybus Chicory Angel Hair is a lettuce like endive, that is traditionally enjoyed throughout Europe. The older leaves can be bitter and blanching assists in keeping the flavours tame. When added as a part of a mixed salad, you will have your guests commenting on the full and complex flavour in your salads. It grows well over winter. Approx. 50 seeds

Endive Batavian Full Heart

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 12/10/2018

Cichorium endiva Beautiful heads of broad, thick and curled lettucelike green leaves enclosing deliciously buttery white blanched hearts. The leaves are less bitter than other endive varieties and are delicious in salads, soups, stews or even sautéed and added to your meal. Ready to harvest in about 90 days. Approx. 100 seeds

Endive Green Curled Ruffec

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 12/10/2018

Cichorium endiva This chicory is tasty in salads with a pleasant mild and slightly bitter flavour. Light frost sweetens the taste of this chicory and heat encourages bitterness. Ready to harvest between 75-100 days. Approx. 50 seeds