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  • Artichoke Green Globe

    R26.00

    Cynara scolymus

    The Green Globe Artichoke can grow up to 2m tall. Its silvery-green leaves forms a beautiful rosette and if left to flower, you are rewarded with a stunning purple flower.
    Artichokes are rich in anti-oxidants and, quite possibly, one of the lesser known super-foods.

    This variety prefers warm summers and mild winters. It will thrive in good soil. Water regularly and it’s a good idea to provide some frost protection in winter.
    Artichokes are targeted by slugs, snails, flying insect larvae and sucking insects. It is susceptible to diseases like damping off, powdery mildew, botrytis and curly dwarf virus.

    Best months to sow: July, September, October.
    Best months to transplant: January, August, October.

    Companion plants:
    Good: Mint, marigold, nasturtium, corn, coriander, cucumber, tarragon, sunflower, rhubarb.
    Bad: Potatoes.

    Approx. 20 seeds

  • Artichoke Purple Italian Globe

    R32.00

    Cynara scolymus

    This open-pollinated variety hails from Italy. The plants produce large, purple-coloured 8–16 cm heads.
    Purple Italian Globe are tender and according to most culinary gurus, it tastes better than the green varieties. Artichokes are rich in anti-oxidants and quite possibly, one of the lesser known superfoods.
    They like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil. The purple globe artichoke are more tolerant to both heat and cold than the standard green globe artichoke. They do not like frost. Mulching is very important if you want to cultivate artichokes successfully. Avoid overhead watering.
    Artichokes are targeted by slugs, snails, flying insect larvae and sucking insects.
    These include aphids, mites, scab and thrips. It is susceptible to diseases like damping off, powdery mildew, botrytis and curly dwarf virus. The majority of artichoke plant diseases can be avoided by crop rotation.
    Best months to sow: September, October, July.
    Best months to transplant: January, October, August.
    Companion Plants:

    Good: Mint, marigold, nasturtium, corn, coriander, cucumber, tarragon, sunflower, rhubarb.
    Bad: Potatoes

    Approx. 20 seeds

  • Brussel Sprouts Catskill

    R26.00

    Brassica oleracea gemmifera

    The Cabbage families medicinal properties was discovered in the Greco-Roman period. The phyto-chemicals in the cabbage family has proven to be anti carcinogenic. Cabbage varieties contain substances that prevent the formation of tumours and can even stop their growth. Glucobrassicin is effective in breast and ovarian cancer. Brassicas have high levels of easily absorbed calcium which aids in Osteoporosis and decalcification of bones. Cabbage juice on an empty stomach has many benefits such as treatment of ulcers, stomach inflammation, constipation, colitis and diverculosis. Juice taken every morning for five days kills intestinal parasites.  The Vitamin C content of cabbages is equal to oranges.

    Approx. 100 seeds

  • Bush Bean Rio Zape (Dry)

    R26.00

    Phaseolus vulgaris

    Wow. What a great dry bean. Rio Zape produces early, produces well and gives a great tasting bean. This is the earliest ripening bean that we have in our catalogue. Perfect for short season growing and for people who are looking for a great looking dry bean.

    Approx. 25 seeds

  • Cabbage Green Express

    R26.00

    Brassica oleracea capitata

    A “miniature” cabbage which has a deliciously mild flavour and a lovely crisp texture. Mature cabbages weigh around 1.5kg. This is an early maturing cabbage and is ready to harvest in about 100 days.

    Approx. 100 seeds

  • Carrot Lunar White

    R30.00

    Daucus carota

    This white carrot can yield roots up to 300g and even though it looks like a parsnip, it tastes like a carrot! Lunar White has green shoulders and a sweet carrot flavour. The roots can grow quite large with harvests close to 300g per root possible.

    Approx. 250 seeds

  • Egyptian White Garlic 100

    R57.00

    Allium sativum

    Please Note: These are Garlic Pre-Orders and seed garlic will only be shipped from early February. Any items ordered with your Garlic Pre-Order will only be shipped once the garlic ships. Full planting, care and harvesting instructions are included. The garlic is sold per head.

    Additional shipping charges might apply. Will be quoted separately.

    Egyptian White garlic is probably the garlic that you are most familiar with. Lovely white firm cloves with a good garlic flavour. Best planted in very well improved soil it produces very well and also stores well.
    This will plant one row approx 2.3 m long if planted two cloves 15 cm apart, with 30 cm between plantings (i.e. a double row of cloves with 30 cm between plantings)

    17 Heads (Approx. 10-15 cloves per head)

  • Egyptian White Garlic 50 Cloves

    R34.20

    Allium sativum

    Please Note: These are Garlic Pre-Orders and seed garlic will only be shipped from early February. Any items ordered with your Garlic Pre-Order will only be shipped once the garlic ships. Full planting, care and harvesting instructions are included. The garlic is sold per head.

    Additional shipping charges might apply. Will be quoted separately.

    Egyptian White garlic is probably the garlic that you are most familiar with. Lovely white firm cloves with a good garlic flavour. Best planted in very well improved soil it produces very well and also stores well.
    This will plant one row approx 2.3 m long if planted two cloves 15 cm apart, with 30 cm between plantings (i.e. a double row of cloves with 30 cm between plantings)

    Approx 4 Heads (Approx. 10-15 cloves per head)

  • Egyptian White Garlic 500 Cloves

    R250.80

    Allium sativum

    Please Note: These are Garlic Pre-Orders and seed garlic will only be shipped from early February. Any items ordered with your Garlic Pre-Order will only be shipped once the garlic ships. Full planting, care and harvesting instructions are included. The garlic is sold per head.

    Additional shipping charges might apply. Will be quoted separately.

    Egyptian White garlic is probably the garlic that you are most familiar with. Lovely white firm cloves with a good garlic flavour. Best planted in very well improved soil it produces very well and also stores well.
    This will plant one row approx 2.3 m long if planted two cloves 15 cm apart, with 30 cm between plantings (i.e. a double row of cloves with 30 cm between plantings)

    Approx 42 Heads (Approx. 10-15 cloves per head)