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Beans Peas and Corn
Freshly shelled peas that 'pop' out of their pods are a real highlight for many gardeners, who usually end up eating them raw as they are shelling them !! Try and keep some for cooking later though if you can....

We are used to eating Borlotti, Cannellini, Lupini and Chick peas beans out of tins or seeing them dried. Why not grow them and eat them fresh instead? Borlotti beans freeze brilliantly.

Adam Pasco - Editor of BBC Gardener's World Magazine "Beans sown directly outside often germinate poorly or get attacked by slugs. Avoid problems by sowing seeds during early May in pots or root trainers in the greenhouse. Robust young plants will be ready to plant outside within about 5 weeks, growing away far quicker than outdoor sowings".

We reccomend the Climbing Yellow French Bean 'Meraviglia' from Venice for summer bean salads, boiled for 8 minutes, then dressed in Italian extra virgin olive oil from your local deli, Balsamic vinegar of Modena, salt and pepper. Why not also try the Borlotti 'Lamon' for making th..
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BLACK EYE BEAN DOLICO DELL´OCCHIO VENEZIANO UK ..
BLACK EYE BEAN DOLICO DELL´OCCHIO VENEZIANO UK ..
B11a - Dolico-dall'occhio in Italian. Plant height 50-60 cms. Vigorous plant of good production. Pods of 10-12cms.100g box (about 500 seeds!). Sow Apr-Jul. UK ONLY.
£4.99
BORLOTTO BEAN BORLOTTO ROSSO DWARF UK only
BORLOTTO BEAN BORLOTTO ROSSO DWARF UK only
B4f - UK ONLY. Online variety only. Reliable, traditional variety used widely across the whole of Italy. Sow Apr-Jun. 250g pack. 4.99.
£4.99
BORLOTTO BEAN CENTOFIAMME CLIMBER UK only
BORLOTTO BEAN CENTOFIAMME CLIMBER UK only
 B4b - '100 flames'. Rustic climbing shelling bean. Pods contain 6-8 variegated, meaty white/red speckled beans. Use in winter dishes such as cassaroles, stews and minestrone. 250g. Sow Apr-Jul.
£4.99
BORLOTTO BEAN LAMON CLIMBER
BORLOTTO BEAN LAMON CLIMBER
As seen on BBC Gardeners World TV Friday 14/05/04, being planted by Chris Beardshaw. "The gourmets choice" - Elspeth Thompson, The Sunday Telegraph 13/01/02. Although you can use any borlotti bean for making 'Pasta e Fagioli', THE bean to use is Lamon. Variegated bean, pinkish red splodges...
£1.99
BORLOTTO BEAN OF SALUGGIA DWARF UK only
BORLOTTO BEAN OF SALUGGIA DWARF UK only
B4c - UK ONLY. Famous borlotto shelling bean from Saluggia used for making 'Panissa' from Vercelli, the rice producing capital of europe. Mid-Early with pods 14-15cms long containing 5-6 beans, suitable for eating fresh, freezing or drying. 250g pack.
£4.99
BORLOTTO BEAN SANGUINO 2 CLIMBING UK only
BORLOTTO BEAN SANGUINO 2 CLIMBING UK only
B4d - 'Bloody'. Early climbing shelling bean. Very productive. Pods contain 7-8 vareigated meaty beans. 250g. Sow Apr-Jul.
£4.99
BORLOTTO BEAN STREGONTA CLIMBING UK ONLY 190g *..
BORLOTTO BEAN STREGONTA CLIMBING UK ONLY 190g *..
June 2013 - customers have loved this variety so much that they've asked us to get it in as a climber, and here it is for the first time and it is not in our catalogue, only online. Sow in Spring and until Jul.
£2.99
BORLOTTO BEAN STREGONTA DWARF UK only
BORLOTTO BEAN STREGONTA DWARF UK only
B4e - 60cms tall. 6-8 seeds per 19-20cm pod. Suited to freezing.170g. Sow Apr-Jul. UK only.
£3.99
BORLOTTO DI VIGEVANO
BORLOTTO DI VIGEVANO
B1 - Classic dwarf Borlotti variety. The pod is discarded for the mottled reddish/brown and white bean inside, which is used for risotto, thick warming winter soups etc. 60 grams. Sow Apr-Jul.
£1.99
BORLOTTO LINGUA DI FUOCO CLIMBER Save 30p
BORLOTTO LINGUA DI FUOCO CLIMBER Save 30p
B2 - 'Fire-Tongue'. Mid-early with long, inflated pod containing around 7 cream coloured beans with red 'splodges'. 35g. Sow Apr-mid Jul.
£1.69
BORLOTTO LINGUA DI FUOCO DWARF
BORLOTTO LINGUA DI FUOCO DWARF
B4 - For shelling. Cream beans with red mottling. Plant 50-60cms high. Pods 14-15cms long and about 3cms wide containing 4-6 large beans. Borlotti beans freeze brilliantly and can also be dried. 60g pack.
£1.99
BROAD BEAN FAVA SUPERSIMONIA BOX UK only
BROAD BEAN FAVA SUPERSIMONIA BOX UK only
B22 - Each pod is around 25-28cm long and contains around 6-8 beans. Plant grows about 100-110cms tall.120g box. Sow Feb-May and Sep-Nov. (UK Only)
£2.99
BROAD BEAN LUNGA DELLE CASCINE 1KG. UK ONLY.
BROAD BEAN LUNGA DELLE CASCINE 1KG. UK ONLY.
B34 - An old variety from Florence and Arezzo called 'long of the farmhouse', mid-early shelling bean. Plant 120-130cm tall producing about 15 uniform green pods about 30-32cm long and each containing 8-9 very sweet beans. Sow Spring and Autumn but mainly
£14.99
BROAD BEAN PACKET
BROAD BEAN PACKET
Broad beans for sowing Feb-May and Sep-Nov. Ideal used with a short pasta shape for 'Pasta con le fave' or pasta with broadbeans.
£1.99
BROAD BEAN SUPERAGUADULCE BOX UK only
BROAD BEAN SUPERAGUADULCE BOX UK only
B21a - Best quality variety. Plant of 1m in height. 6/8 beans in each 25cm pod for shelling. 250g. Sow Feb-May and Sep-Nov. UK ONLY
£3.99
BUTTERBEAN FAGIOLO DI SPAGNA UK only
BUTTERBEAN FAGIOLO DI SPAGNA UK only
B23 - Shelling bean with large white kidney shaped beans. Plant 180-200cm tall of good production. Flat green pod of 13-18cms containing 3-5 large beans. Can be used as a French bean if picked young. 100g box.
£2.99
CANNELLINI BEANS UK only
CANNELLINI BEANS UK only
 B5 - Famous small, white kidney shaped beans in a 170g box. Ideal for using fresh or drying. Superb in Cassoulet, stews and soups. Sow from Apr-end Jul.
£3.99
CANNELLINO BEAN PACKET
CANNELLINO BEAN PACKET
Famous small, white kidney shaped beans in a 30 gram packet perfect for drying, for use in Cassoulet, stews, soups and bean salads. Sow from Apr-end Jul.
£1.99
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN ANELLINO GIALLO SAVE 30p
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN ANELLINO GIALLO SAVE 30p
B19 - Climbing variety with 'prawn' shaped Yellow French beans. The beans are meaty and make excellent bean salads or serve hot. Sow Apr-Jul and harvest Aug-Oct. 50g packet.
£1.69
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN ANELLINO OF BRESCIA
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN ANELLINO OF BRESCIA
Prawn shaped bean, meaty and curved. Sow in spring and harvest in late summer. 100g box. UK ONLY
£2.99
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN NECKARGOLD
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN NECKARGOLD
B18 - Climbing stringless yellow French bean with striaght pod. 30g. Sow Apr-end Jul.
£1.99
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN SMERALDO
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN SMERALDO
Mid/early white seeded variety. Produces numerous meaty and stringless pods upto 2cm wide. Plant about 190cms tall with pods of 24-26cm in length. Sow Apr-Jul. 40g packet.
£1.69
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN ST.ANNA
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN ST.ANNA
Very productive green French bean. Meaty, stringless pod about 14cm long. Plant is approx. 180-190cms tall. Suitable for freezing. Low calorie, high protein and a good source of fibre. 35g pack. Sow Apr-end Jul.
£1.99
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN STORTINO DI TRENTO UK only
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN STORTINO DI TRENTO UK only
A curved French bean from the dolomites, Stortino is 180-190cms in height and produces stringless, meaty pods which are green with red splodges on - very attractive yes, but a good flavour also. Sow Mar-Aug. 100g box. B12d
£3.99
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN TRIONFO VIOLETTO
CLIMBING FRENCH BEAN TRIONFO VIOLETTO
B14 - Stringless French bean around 15cm long which turns green when cooked. Excellent flavour. 30g. Sow Apr-mid Jul.
£1.99
CLIMBING ROMA BEAN SUPERMARCONI
CLIMBING ROMA BEAN SUPERMARCONI
B10 - A wide, flat green climbing eat-all French bean. The plant reaches approx. 190cm in height and the pods are stringless and meaty. Sow from Apr-end Jul and harvest from Jun-mid Oct. 50g
£1.99
CORNETTI MERAVIGLIA DI VENEZIA CLIMBING
CORNETTI MERAVIGLIA DI VENEZIA CLIMBING
B17 - Wide, meaty yellow French Bean. Stringless. Great hot as a vegetable, but really comes into it's own in a bean salad dressed with Olive oil and balsamic vinegar from Modena. 35g. Sow Apr-Jul.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BERGGOLD
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BERGGOLD
 Thin yellow stringless French bean with pods of 12-13cm. Round 'pencil pod', meaty and very productive. Suitable both for the hobby gardener and for mechanical picking. 45g. NEW FOR 2014
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BOBIS D´ALBENGA
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BOBIS D´ALBENGA
NEW FOR 2014. PRE-ORDER NOW FOR FEBRUARY. 250g Allotment Box
£4.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BOBY BIANCO
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BOBY BIANCO
B6 - Dwarf green bean with stringless pods about 12cm long.You can now find Italian Boby beans in Covent garden market. Recommended by Cucina Caldesi as used in their recipe 'Fagiolini in sugo di pomodori'. Green beans in tomato sauce. 60g. Sow Apr-Jun.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BRITTLE BEURRE WAX
DWARF FRENCH BEAN BRITTLE BEURRE WAX
B15 - Thin yellow stringless French bean. Pod is around 14cm long. Dwarf variety. 45g. Sow Apr-end Jul.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN FERRARI UK only
DWARF FRENCH BEAN FERRARI UK only
B12 - UK ONLY. By popular demand we have included the Ferrari in the range. White seed green bean. Grows very fast, hence the name, with all the beans maturing together. Resistant to mosaic virus and some other diseases. Sow Apr-Jul. 100g
£2.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN LA VICTOIRE
DWARF FRENCH BEAN LA VICTOIRE
B7 - Long stringless green 'pencil pod' bean with black seeds inside. About 15cm long. The plant is 50-60cms tall. Low calorie, high protein. Contains fibre. @50g. Sow Mar-mid Jun.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN MERAVIGLIA DI VENEZIA
DWARF FRENCH BEAN MERAVIGLIA DI VENEZIA
B20 - Previously called Romax. Wide, meaty yellow French Bean. Stringless. Great hot as a vegetable, but really comes into it's own in a bean salad dressed with Olive oil and balsamic vinegar from Modena. Dwarf. 40g. Sow Apr-Jul.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN PURPLE KING
DWARF FRENCH BEAN PURPLE KING
B13 - Dwarf Purple French bean which turns green when cooked. 45 grams. Sow Apr-end of Jul.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN ROCQUENCOURT
DWARF FRENCH BEAN ROCQUENCOURT
B16 - Stringless yellow French bean. Golden coloured. 60 grams. 55 days to harvest. Sow Mar-Jul and harvest May-Sep.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN TOP CROP
DWARF FRENCH BEAN TOP CROP
Exclusive online - 60g pack. Plant 50-60cm tall with brown seeds. Porductive with pods of 14-15cms in length, green, straight, pencil pod, very meaty and stringless.
£1.99
DWARF FRENCH BEAN VANGUARD
DWARF FRENCH BEAN VANGUARD
B8 - Green French bean, wite seeded with stringless pod. Pod about 15cm long. Suitable for freezing. 40g packet. Sow mid Apr-end Jul and harvest mid Jun-mid Oct.
£1.99
DWARF ROMA BEAN MARCONI
DWARF ROMA BEAN MARCONI
B9 - A wide, flat, dwarf, stringless green eat-all French bean. Plant of around 50cm in height. 60g. Sow Apr-Jul.
£1.99
FRENCH BEAN BLUE LAKE
FRENCH BEAN BLUE LAKE
B12b - Green French bean. Climber 170-190cm tall. Meaty stringless pods 13-14cms. Beans form in bunches. Sow Apr-Jun. 250g box.
£4.99
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