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Just to let you know that the final part of my order, 'Ladybird' Poppies, arrived all in fine shape and looking very healthy. Now potted on and having a rest after the journey. I was absolutely delighted with the violets that I ordered previously and I'll certainly order more at some point now that I know they're happy here. I've been telling gardening friends that they really MUST visit your site!
Susan St John, London
Supplied as a pot grown plant.SOLD OUT UNTIL MAY 2015
Also known as glasswort, sea asparagus and sea pickle, Marsh Samphire traditionally grows along the coast.
Once described as the poor man's Asparagus this is now fast becoming a trendy garnish in many of the gourmet restaurants. That said, this is a fantastic vegetable in its own right or can be made into a wonderful pickled vegetable.
This is not something 'new' - in his writings Shakespeare made reference to Samphire growing on the White Cliffs of Dover and the workings of the Channel Tunnel were reclaimed into a new area of land called Samphire Hoe.
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Pickled Samphire Recipe
An easy recipe to preserve this much coveted unusual vegetable for winter use.