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For detailed information on how to set up your vegetable plot, view the SUTTONS ONLINE GARDEN PLANNER [1]. This gives you the opportu...
Depending on what VEGETABLE PLANTS [HTTP://WWW.SUTTONS.CO.UK/GARDENING/VEGETABLE+PLANTS/ALL+VEGETABLE+PLANTS/LIST.HTM] are being planted; th...
The TOMATO CRIMSON CRUSH [HTTP://WWW.SUTTONS.CO.UK/GARDENING/VEGETABLE+PLANTS/POPULAR+VEGETABLE+PLANTS/TOMATO+PLANTS/TOMATO+PLANTS+-+CRIMSON...
Our VEGETABLE PLANTS are available in 2 different formats, depending on variety. Value Plug Plants - These are healthy young plants, rooted...
Halo Blight is a bacterial disease attacking French and Runner beans. It is more likely to be a problem in wet seasons. Small water so...
Damp, wet summers are ideal for the spread of the fungal disease leek rust. It can be widely found attacking leeks, onions, garlic, shallots...
When you first receive your plants, check the compost is moist and plant up into 10cm pots using a good quality potting compost at a tempera...
Check the plants are moist when they arrive and grow on in 10cm (2.5") pots using a good quality potting compost. When planting ensure that ...
ASPARAGUS CROWNS can be grown in a large pot or planted direct in the garden. If you wish to grow the asparagus in a pot then it needs to b...
Grafted tomato plants should be potted on as soon as possible after receiving them into 10cm (4") pots using a good quality moist proprietar...
Sweet Potatoes don't belong to the Potato family but they are related to the Ipomoea (Morning Glory). As with the Ipomoea they are climbing ...
GRAFTED VEGETABLES are more vigorous, producing larger plants and heavier crops of top quality fruit. THE SQUASH HUNTER is an early ripening...
RHUBARB [HTTP://WWW.SUTTONS.CO.UK/GARDENING/FRUIT/SOFT+FRUIT/RHUBARB+PLANTS/RHUBARB+COLLECTION+3_233530.HTM] crowns should be planted as soo...
CHICORY [http://seeds.suttons.co.uk/search?w=chicory+seeds&asug=] requires a sunny position where the soil is well drained. Dig the area in ...
When you receive your ASPARAGUS CROWNS [http://seeds.suttons.co.uk/search#w=asparagus%20crowns]they should be planted as soon as possible pr...
DAHLIA SEEDS are sown from February to April in a propagator on a windowsill or in the greenhouse at a temperature of 15-20º C (60-68ºF) cov...
Horseradish [1] requires a fertile, well-drained soil that has had well-rotted manure or garden compost incorporated in the autumn. No ad...
JERUSALEM ARTICHOKES will thrive in any well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Dig the site in autumn or early winter incorporat...
The NEW ZEALAND YAM is also known as Oca. The tubers which vary in colour are best planted individually in 15cm (6″) pots using a multipurpo...
The young and tender seed pods are a delicious vegetable and may also be used in flavouring sauces, soups and stir fries. Avoid over cook...
The TREE CHILLI [http://www.suttons.co.uk/Gardening/Vegetable+Plants/All+Vegetable+Plants/Tree+Chilli+Plants_237261.htm] can grow to a heigh...
This hardy, slow growing herbaceous perennial takes 18-24 months for the rhizomes to reach a usable size. The plants will grow to a height o...
Plant the ASPARAGUS PLUG PLANTS [http://www.suttons.co.uk/Gardening/Vegetable+Plants/Popular+Vegetable+Plants/Asparagus+Plants/Asparagus+Pla...
The TOMATO HUNDREDS AND THOUSANDS are vigorous plants and a single plant is sufficient for a 35cm (14") hanging basket. Three plants will fi...
It is not unusual for plants to be a little leggy when they first arrive as they will have been without light for a couple of days whilst be...
Our VEGETABLE FERTILISER covers an area of 100sq m (119.5 sq yds.)
Garden space is very often limited so growing vegetables in pots is becoming more and more popular. Plants suitable include aubergine, run...
There are a number of vegetables that are shade tolerant and these include beetroot, broccoli, kale, lettuce, radish, spinach, green beans, ...
The fruit should be allowed to fully ripen on the plant and be picked as required. Take care not to pick the fruit too early as the skin tur...
The netting or fibre material around the root ball should not be removed, as its removal can result in root damage. The roots are capable of...
Grown under ideal conditions all female varieties of cucumber will only produce female flowers however, a number of factors can result in th...
Cucumber fruit turning yellow and withering from the blossom end can be caused by draughts, or the use of fresh manure but is usually due to...
Leaf roll on tomato plants is a common occurrence. This does not have a detrimental effect on the plant provided the leaves are healthy and ...
Bolting in spring cabbage is linked with a period of cold weather, but is more directly attributable to sowings which have been made too ear...
Occasionally the terminal shoot of the tomato plant aborts and is replaced by a number of lateral shoots. This is known as bushy head disord...
The SWEET CORN MINIPOP will eventually grow to a height of about 180cm (6ft). The cobs are harvested when the silks (female flowers) are jus...
Plants can bolt or prematurely run to seed if they receive a check to their growth. In crops such as spinach this is likely to be due to dry...
We take every effort to supply the items as ordered but under exceptional circumstances we may send substitutions so that our customers are ...
We make every effort to contain our costs and therefore to keep our prices as low as possible however sometimes we have no alternative but t...

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