Five of the best to try on the allotment, veg patch, or in pots
High demand for seeds continues with the surge of interest in gardening since the spring lockdown and seedsman DT Brown has launched more than 30 new flower and vegetable seed varieties.
Unveiled in the latest autumn catalogue, top-up orders have already been placed to keep up with the demand for the spring season.
Five of the new veg are:
Pumpkin Blaze F1 (10 seeds £2.59)
Cucumber Luxury F1 (5 seeds £3.85)
Climbing bean Lazy Housewife (50 seeds £2.89)
Tomato Veranda Red (10 seeds £2.89)
Squash Mashed Potato (10 seeds £2.49)
This novel variety has soft buttery flesh which can be roasted and mashed for a delicious, alternative to potatoes. The plants are vigorous in growth, producing on average 5-6 fruits per plant.
To request a copy of the new Fruit and Vegetable Grower’s Seed and Plant Catalogue 2020, write to DT Brown Seeds, Bury Road, Newmarket CB8 7PQ, telephone 0845 371 05 32, or visit www.dtbrownseeds.co.uk.