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SOW, GROW, EAT Sprouting Seeds

SOW, GROW, EAT with “The Difference is JustSeed” Ending ORGANIC SEPTEMBER with higher temperatures so let’s end with sprouting seeds https://www.soilassociation.org/organic-living/organic-september/ Organic Sprouting Seed - Mung Bean  the popular Chinese bean sprout, whose white sprouts can be used in salads, stir fry and numerous Chinese dishes. Harvest when 3-4cm long after 4-6 days. Organic Sprouting Seed - Alfalfa  easy to grow, nutritious with mild flavour and gentle crunch.   Organic Sprouting Seed – Adzuki Bean sprouted Adzuki beans are generally tender and ready to eat after about 3 days; they can be left 6 days for longer sprouts The most common way to grow...

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SOW, GROW, EAT with “The Difference is JustSeed”

Still rather changeable weather, it’s ORGANIC SEPTEMBER so let’s bring a change with some herbs https://www.soilassociation.org/organic-living/organic-september/ Organic Coriander – Cilantro for leaf production. Easier to grow in the autumn and winter than it is in summer, less inclined to bolt. Sow by mid September, pick sparingly from mid November, and it will regrow strongly in early spring. Organic Basil - Classic Italiian has large, spoon-shaped aromatic leaves of bright green colour. Organic Parsley – Plain used all over Europe, features flat, dark green leaves with the most outstanding flavour of all the varieties. Herbs chervil and dill are good to...

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SOW, GROW, EAT with “The Difference is JustSeed”

SOW, GROW, EAT with “The Difference is JustSeed”

Even though the weather is decidedly cool, it’s ORGANIC SEPTEMBER and this week we are going oriental. https://www.soilassociation.org/organic-living/organic- september/ Leaf varieties to sow outdoors include: pak choi (tatsoi), mizuna, spicy oriental salad mixes and spinach varieties such as "Giant Winter";. These should germinate quickly and give you plenty of supply for stir fries, soups and leafy salads through to the first frosts. Sow by the end of September. Organic Pak Choi - Tatsoi – Rosette Tastier and more attractive than pak choi. a unique Japanese green that is great in salad or for cooking. Organic Red Mustard - Osaka Purple....

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SOW, GROW, EAT with “Th Difference is JustSeed”

SOW, GROW, EAT with “Th Difference is JustSeed”

Continuing our campaign during ORGANIC SEPTEMBER https://www.soilassociation.org/organic-living/organic-september/ this week we are recommending radishes. Radishes mature in a mature of weeks, so it's worth a late batch of seeds now in order to add crunch to your leafy salads:- Organic Radish – Saxa produces round, scarlet roots that are early to mature.Organic Radish – Sparkler is very attractive on a salad plate. It has bright red, round roots with a white tip. It has a mild flavour and crisp flesh.Organic Radish - Early Scarlet Globe a good traditional variety producing bright red, round roots. Sow direct outdoors; thinly in drills 2cm...

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SOW, GROW, EAT with “The Difference is JustSeed”

SOW, GROW, EAT with “The Difference is JustSeed”

As daylight hours slowly dwindle into autumn, late sown vegetables don’t flower and fruit. Leafy crops do better, although harvests are less abundant than in summer.  For successful late season growing , most crops need to be sown late summer/early autumn so they are in growth and established by the time the colder weather arrives. ORGANIC SEPTEMBER In conjunction with Soil Association National campaign https://www.soilassociation.org/organic-living/organic-september/ we are highlighting our range of organic seeds suitable for sowing and growing this month.This week – winter purslane (claytonia perfoliata) or Winter Miners LettuceCold resistant salad leaf, cropping from October to early spring.Sow now...

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