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It is the season!

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 15/08/2019

It is the season!

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: 34%      Posted on: 28/08/2018

Homeschool Heirloom Gardeners Winter Challenge 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…

Swiss Chard Kaleidoscope

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Swiss Chard Kaleidoscope

(Beta vulgari var cicla) A multi-coloured kaleidoscope of Swiss Chard varieties. These produce a wonderful show of different coloured stems that can be continually harvested. Well grown plants can produce for over a year. Approx. 50 seeds

Swiss Chard Lucullus

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Swiss Chard Lucullus

(Beta vulgari var cicla) Named after a very famous Roman conqueror in the belief that this would become the leading Swiss Chard variety. Lucullus has many things going for it, bolt resistance, heat tolerance, tasty stems and nice mild flavour. This is one swiss chard that is well worth a space in your garden. Approx. 50 seeds

Swiss Chard Red Rhubarb

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Swiss Chard Red Rhubarb

(Beta vulgari var cicla) A stunning, red stemmed swiss chard. Grows well and if picked often enough it will keep growing for most of the year. A real asset in the veggie garden. Approx. 50 seeds

Swiss Chard Canary Yellow

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Swiss Chard Canary Yellow

(Beta vulgaris var cicla) A beautiful swiss chard with bright yellow, almost golden stems. We like to interplant this with the Ruby Red Swiss Chard. Use the young leaves in a green salad and the older leaves as a spinach, stem and all. Approx. 50 seeds

Swiss Chard Flamingo Pink

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Swiss Chard Flamingo Pink

(Beta vulgaris var cicla) A beautiful swiss chard with light pink stems, it makes a lovely addition to the veggie garden and adds more colour to your beds. It can be interplanted with the other swiss chards to make a beautiful border planting in both veggie and flower gardens. Approx. 50 seeds

Swiss Chard Orange Fantasia

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Swiss Chard Orange Fantasia

(Beta vulgari var cicla) A bright orange stemmed Swiss Chard that is really incomparable in terms of bringing colour both to a plate of veggie garden. The young leaves tossed whole into a green salad really make a lovey show. Approx. 50 seeds

Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 28/03/2018

Swiss Chard Fordhook Giant

(Beta vulgaris var cicla) If you have eaten swiss chard, you have probably eaten Ford Hook Giant. This is a very common and well-known variety that has been a market leader for years. Cross pollination with other chards and beets is a definite possibility. Approx. 50 seeds

Microgreens Green Swiss Chards

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 07/11/2018

Microgreens Green Swiss Chards

(Beta vulgaris) Lovely cost effective Swiss Chard for microgreens. A tasty, quick growing microgreen that will not fail to impress. Enjoys cooler weather and can be harvested from 5cm tall. Days to harvest: 8-14 days.