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Plant it!
                Grow it!
                                Eat it!

School Vegetable Gardens made easy with organic plants from Delfland Nurseries.

FREE Teachers’ activity sheet available with a selection of KS2 activities to tie in with your planting this year.

The most important thing to consider when planning your school vegetable garden is:
What can we plant that will be ready to eat before the end of the summer term?

If you are looking for something really easy to start with, we suggest choosing from the following:

Delivery Species Variety Approx.
first harvest
Quantity Space required
(Square metres)
February / March Early potato Charlotte 110 days from planting 1kg (approx.13 tubers) 4.0 £1.70*
2.5kg (approx.32 tubers) 10.0 £3.40*
March / April / May Lettuce & Rocket Mixed 'Cut & come again' types 4 - 6 weeks 12 2.0 £7.50

(free p&p)

60 10.0 £13.50*
March / April Strawberry Elan June / July 3 0.3 £1.75*
April Tomato Tumbler June / July 3 3 large pots or hanging baskets £1.75*
February - May Carrot Early Nantes June 500 seeds 0.6 £1.30*
March - June Radish Cherry Belle 20 - 30 days 500 seeds 0.5 £1.95*
anytime Salad Cress - 4 - 6 days 50g 0.1 £1.95*
anytime Mustard - 6 - 8 days 50g 0.1 £1.95*
March - early June Sunflower Giant Single July enough for 35 plants 3.0 £1.20*

Planting instructions are included with every pack.

See our Plants for Schools section for some suggested plants/seeds or, if you can organise a rota during the Summer holidays, then you can choose any of the 160 varieties on the whole website

If you only have room for a few containers see our Pot-tastic page.

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*price excludes postage and packing.

Delivery charge for plants is £4.25, regardless of the number of packs ordered.
For seeds add £1.20 postage & packing.

Delivery charge for potatoes is 1kg ~ £5.00; 2-3kg ~ £7.00; 3.5-25kg ~ £8.00.
If you require more than 25kg, or delivery to Northern Ireland, Highlands or Islands please call for price 01354 740553.

Delfland Nurseries Limited, Benwick Road, Doddington, March, Cambs, PE15 0TU.