January 1

Seeds for 2020

This is what I am growing in 2020. Those with an * before them are new to me this year.

Aubergine – Long Purple and 2 grafted Black Pearl

Beetroot – Boltardy, Bona

Broad Beans – Aquadulce Claudia, * De Monica

Broccoli – Claret F1,

Carrots – Early Nantes, Autumn King

Cabbage – Kalibos, Greyhound, *Filderkraut

Celeriac – Prinz

Chard – Rainbow and Lucillus

Chicory – Palla Rosso

Chinese Cabbage – Scarlette

Courgette- Zucchini, Gold Rush,

Cucumber – Marketmore, Crystal Lemon and 2 grafted Mini Star

Endive – Fine de louviers

Fennel –  Rondo

French bean – Cobra,

Garlic – Marco,

Herbs – Parsley Commun 2, Sage, Chervil, Dill, Basil Sweet,

Kale –  Nero di Toscana, Red Russian

Leek – Tadorna, Musselborough

Lettuce –  Rouge Grenobloise, Rocket, Little Gem, Marvel of Four Seasons,  Lobjoits Cos, Intred, Black Seeded Simpson, Freckles

Mizuna

Mustard – Red Frills, Red Giant

Onion – Red Brunswick, Ailsa Craig,

Parsnip – Student, Tender and True

Pea –  Lincoln, Alderman, Kelvedon Wonder

Pepper (chilli) – Ear;y Jalapeno

Pepper  (Sweet) – Long Red Marconi,

Radish – Cherry Belle

Sorrel – Red Veined

Spinach – Medania, Giant American

Sprouts – Fillbasket

Squash – Marina di Chiogga,  Hunter, Waltham Butternut, Crown Prince, *Delictata

Sugar snap – *Delikett

Sweetcorn –

Tomato – Rosella, Sungold,  Black Russian,  Tigerella, Green Zebra

New fruit for 2020

Apple – Katy, Christmas Pippin

Blackberries – Boysenberry

Cherries – Cherry Bush Porthos,

Grape – in polytunnel Black Hamburg

Gooseberry – cutting from an allotment neighbour

Strawberries – Malwinna

2018 This is what I am going to be growing this year. Those with a * before them are new to me this year.

Aubergine – *Pinstripe and 2 Black Pearl grafted plants

Beetroot – Boltardy, Bona, Boldor, Detroit 2, Noire Egypte

Broad beans – Aquadulce Claudia

Broccoli – White Eye, Purple Sprouting, PSB Rudolph, Romanesco

Cabbage – Dutchman, Kalibos, Offenham (free), *April

Carrots – Early Nantes, Amsterdam Forcing 3

Chard – Rainbow, Lucullus

Chicory – Rosa di Treviso, Palla Rossa 5

Chinese cabbage – *Scarlette

Courgette – Black Beauty, Tondo, Sunstripe, Defender

Cucumber – Mini Munch

Endive – Fine de louviers

Fennel – Doux de Florence, Rondo, Montebianco

Herbs – Parsley Commun 2, Basil Mrs Burn’s Lemon, Sage, Chervil, Dill, Basil Red Rubin, Basil Sweet,

Kale – Red Devil, Black Magic, Pentland Brig, Nero di Toscana

Leek – Tadorna, Blue Solaise, Musselborough

Lettuce – Iceberg 4, Catalogne (free),  Rouge Grenobloise, Rocket, Little Gem, Marvel of Four Seasons, Salad Bowl (free), Lobjoits Cos, Intred, *Pigale Pills, Winter Density

Mange tout – Shiraz

Mizuna

Mustard – Red Frills, Red Giant

Onion – Red Brunswick, banana shallots,

Pak Choi – Pak Choi, Colour and Crunch,  Choy Sum

Parsnip – Countess, Student

Pea – Douce Provence, Lincoln, *Terrain

Pepper (chilli) – De Cayenne, Chilli Shake

Pepper  (Sweet) – Long Red Marconi (free), California Wonder (free), Mini Bell

Radish – Cherry Belle

Sorrel – Red Veined

Spinach – Medania, Spinach Beet

Sprouts – Fillbasket, Maximus, Flower Sprout

Squash – Marina di Chiogga, Jack-be-Little, Sprinter, Hunter, Waltham Butternut, Crown Prince, Yellow Scallop

Sugar snap – Quartz (free)

Sweetcorn – Swift

Tomato – San Marzano (free), *Rosella, Sungold, *Zlatava, Red Cherry (free), Black Russian,  Tigerella, Costoluto Fiorentino

Turnip – Snowball, *Petrowski (free)

The free seeds came from gardening magazines throughout the year.