Seeds – Vegetable Families

We grow beautiful, heritage seeds and want everyone, including new gardeners, to have great success with them. To help you on your gardening journey here are some growing tips for planting seeds to grow healthy, nutrient dense, food.  For more information and tips on all kinds of garden related subjects then check out our Knowledge Base 

Alliaceae

Garlic, leeks, onions, chives

 

Amaranthaceae

Amaranth

Apiaceae

Carrots, parsnips, celery, fennel

Asteraceae

Lettuce, endive, globe artichoke

Brassicaceae

Cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, turnip, mustard, rocket, radish

Chenopodiaceae

Beetroot, chard, silver beet, quinoa, spinach, orach

Curcubitaceae

Melon, pumpkin, courgette, cucumber

Fabaceae

Beans, peas

Grammineae  & other grains

Corn, sorghum, wheat, barley, oats

Labiatae

Basil, oregano, chia

Portulaca

Purslane

Solanaceae

Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cape gooseberry, tobacco

Valerianaceae

Valerian, corn salad