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Plants arrived well packed and in excellent condition. Have grown excellently since planted, very very pleased with Victoriana and will certainly use again.
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    Pea Soup Recipe

    (serves 4–6)

    Ingredients 

    • 3 rashers streaky bacon with rinds removed, diced.
    • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped.
    • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped.
    • 2½ lbs (1100 g) freshly shucked peas.
    • 2 pints (1 litre) of good vegetable or chicken stock.
    • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce.
    • Salt and pepper

    To serve:

    • Croutons to garnish

    Method

    • Put the bacon in a large heavy-based saucepan and cook over gentle heat until the fat runs out.
    • Add the onion and carrots and continue to cook gently until the fat is absorbed.
    • Add the peas and stock to the pan and bring to the boil.
    • Cover and reduce heat and allow to simmer gently until the peas are sufficiently mushy (approximately 20 minutes)
    • Remove from heat and liquidise.
    • Add the Worcestershire sauce and reheat.
    • Season with salt and pepper.
    • To serve ladle into warm soup bowls and top with a few croutons.

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    Carrot Seed 'Paris Market Atlas'

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    Short and stubby almost round carrots. Perfect for growing in shallow soils or containers. A novel alternative to conventional carrots with a lovely flavour.
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 500 seeds.

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    Carrot Seed 'Resistafly'

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    A carrot fly resistant variety with an excellent flavour and a good crunch. Best grown as second early or maincrop. F1 Hybrid.
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 500 seeds.

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    Carrot Seed - All Year Round Blend

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    A carefully blended selection of carrot seed varieties that can be sown almost any time of year and produce a worthwhile crop. The easy way to grow carrots!
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 2000 seeds.

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    Carrot Seed - Cosmic Colour Collection

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    Vibrant red, white, vivid purple and sulphur yellow carrots will bring colour to the dining table. Crisp and sweet flavour. (includes some F1 Hybrid varieties).
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 500 seeds.

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    Onion Seed 'Red Brunswick'

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    A reliable cropping variety. Medium to large sized red onions are mild and have a gorgeously sweet flavour. Will store well into Spring (if you don't eat them before!).
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 75 seeds.

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    Onion Seed 'Shirley's Giant Exhibition'

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    One of the largest golden-skinned onion varieties you are ever likely to see. Excellent flavour and very good keeping qualities. A prize-winner in every way.
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 50 seeds.

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    Pea Seed 'Douce Provence'

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    An excellent bush variety from France. Produces large crops of sweet and succulent peas. Perfect for spring, summer, autumn and even over-wintering crops.
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 200 seeds.

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    Pea Seed 'Victorian Colossal Climbing'

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    A climbing pea that produces heavy crops of deliciously sweet peas over an extended cropping period. A must for the garden!
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 250 power-packed seeds of this superb variety.

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    Pea Seed 'Waverex' (Petit Pois)

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    This is, we believe, the sweetest early pea of all. Heavy cropping, the pods are crammed with tiny peas - true Petit Pois.
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    Supplied as a packet of approximately 200 seeds of this superb variety.

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    Onion Plant 'Red Brunswick'

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    An excellent traditional variety of red onion with a mild sweet taste. Produces a good-sized onion that stores well and has an excellent flavour.
    Available from approximately April 2019
    Supplied as as nursery-fresh transplants.

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    Onion Plant 'Shirleys' Giant Exhibition'

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    Prize-winning, huge white onions. Individual onions weighing in at 6lbs each! Stores well for winter use and good flavour.
    Available from approximately April 2019
    Supplied as as nursery-fresh transplants.

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    Pea Plant 'Douce Provence'

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    Bush peas that don't need support! Will grow to around 2 ft tall and produce a lovely crop of sweet delicious peas. Very easy to grow.
    Available from approximately April 2019
    Supplied as compost block-grown plants.

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    Pea Plant 'Victorian Colossal Climbing'

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    The most amazing variety of pea there is! Once you've grown these no other pea will do.They have the best flavour, sweet, delicious and very prolific.
    Available from approximately April 2019
    Supplied as compost block-grown plants.

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    Carrot Seed 'Paris Market Atlas'


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    Carrot Seed 'Resistafly'


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    Carrot Seed - All Year Round Blend


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    Carrot Seed - Cosmic Colour Collection


    From £3.25 to £3.50
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    Onion Seed 'Red Brunswick'


    From £3.00 to £3.25
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    Pea Seed 'Douce Provence'


    From £3.00 to £3.25
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    Pea Seed 'Waverex' (Petit Pois)


    From £0.25 to £0.40
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    Onion Plant 'Red Brunswick'


    From £0.55 to £0.70
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    Pea Plant 'Douce Provence'