Join our bulk order for a range of seeds, seed potatoes and sowing compost – place an order and pick up at the Hornbeam or Leytonstone market stalls.
Start your growing season in the best way with an order for good quality stock – a range of vegetable and herb seeds, seed potatoes, compost for sowing seeds and a green manure to help improve your soil and attract bees. See the full range on offer below or download the order form here.
You can place your order between 3rd and 16th February at the Hornbeam stall or café, or the Leytonstone stall. Please pay cash or cheque with your order – we’re sorry but we can’t take email or telephone orders. Download and print the order form or pick up a paper copy at the café and stalls.
Orders will be available for collection at the Hornbeam stall or café from Saturday 25 February, and at the Leytonstone stall on Saturday 25 February or Saturday 3 March. Box scheme customers can have their order included with their fruit and veg pickup.
Hornbeam café and Saturday market stall: 458 Hoe St, Walthamstow E17 9AH (near the Bakers Arms junction). Café open Wednesday to Saturday 10.30am-5pm. Stall on Saturday 10am-3pm.
Leytonstone market stall: St John’s Church, Church Lane, Leytonstone (between the church and Matalan, just off the High Road) Saturday 11am-3pm.
Basil (600 seeds), Sweet basil – culinary basil with fine flavour, £1.10
Bean – Climbing French (60 seeds), Neckarqueen – tasty stringless pods, on vigorous plants which can tolerate variable weather conditions, £1.50
Bean – Broad (35 seeds) , Hangdown Green – long pods with good performance and taste, £1.95
Beetroot (300 seeds), Detroit Globe –fine texture and flavour, £1.10
Chard (200 seeds), Rainbow – lovely mixture of coloured stems and leaves for salads or cooking, £1.30
Chilli pepper (30 seeds), Ring of Fire – the hot one! Matures from green to red, lots of fruits, £1.30
Coriander (500 seeds), Coriander filtro – slow bolting variety with great tasting leaves, £1.30
Courgette (15 seeds), Nero di Milano – dark green quality fruits, £1.10
Cucumber (20 seeds), Marketmore – dark green and prolific, can be grown outdoors and resistant to virus and diseases, £1.10
Florence fennel (150 seeds), Fino – thick tasty round bulbs, resistant to bolting, £1.30
Flowers (herbal, insect friendly!), Calendula – pot marigold, a bee’s favourite £1.10
Chamomile – for tea and skin/hair rinse, £1.10
Green manure 75g, Phacelia – dense foliage to dig in just before flowering or leave some to flower for the bees, £1.95
Salad greens (400 seeds), Oriental mix – range of oriental varieties and rocket, ‘cut and come again’ for salads or stir-frying, £1.50
Pentland Javelin – first early – 3kg £5.50
Red Duke of York – first early – 1.5kg £4.40
Casablanca – first early – 1.5kg £4.40
Charlotte – second early – 3kg £5.50
Maris Peer – second early – 3 kg £5.50
Ambo – maincrop – 1.5kg £4.40
Remarka – maincrop – 3kg £5.50
Desiree – maincrop – 3kg, £5.50
NB we may have to make substitutions subject to availability
Squash (10 seeds), Red Kuri – easy to grow, bright orange nutty flavour £1.30
Butternut – large fruits , dense flesh, stores well £1.30
Jack o Lantern – classic Hallowe’en variety, £1.30
Tomato (25 seeds), Gardener’s Delight – most popular small tomato! £1.10
Marmande – large, irregular fruits, late to mature but the taste is well worth waiting for, £1.10
Seed/cuttings compost, Growing medium for your seed sowing or cuttings, fine texture with good drainage and aeration. 20 litre bag , £5.00
Looking ahead: plant sales and free training
We will again be producing plants at Hawkwood nursery for sale to community growing groups, allotment holders and individual growers from April – and we are plotting some free training workshops run by our growers to accompany plant sale events at Hawkwood on every Sunday from 29 April to 27 May 2012. Encouragement for those with new locally-grown seedlings to get the most out the growing season ahead! Look out for more information in the early Spring.