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Rob Smith Heritage Veg Seeds and Plants

Rob Smith Heritage Veg Seed Range   

My range of Heritage veg has come from my love for gardening and allotment growing. Since I was a child helping my grandad on his allotment, I have loved all the wonderful old varieties that are available. My aim, along with Dobies, is to give you the chance to grow some of the older and rarer varieties that have stood the test of time and taste how veg used too. From the first tomato bred by Heinz which makes the BEST soup, to flying saucer shaped chillies and purple-podded peas, Heritage varieties have it all. 

I love the fact that there is a story behind each variety, a reason why its still grown and why it would make a great addition to your allotment or garden. Be it the peas which were swapped for a flagon of ale by a thirsty farmer (Champion of England), or the beetroot that was grown as a bedding plant by the victorians to show off their lobelia (Bulls Blood). Heritage veg should not only tell a story, they should taste amazing too. What better than an easy to grow squash that tastes like succulent sweet potato (Honey Boat), or the fantastic flavour of every child's favourite tomato soup (Heinz Souper Tomato 1350).

Why not have a go yourself, and enjoy!

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  1. Tiger Nuts Seeds Quick View

    Tiger Nuts Seeds

    Delivery within 7 days 20 Seeds
  2. Carrot Seeds - Oxheart Quick View

    Carrot Seeds - Oxheart

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  3. Radish Seeds - Giant Butter Quick View

    Radish Seeds - Giant Butter

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
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    Pea Seeds - Blauwschokker

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 100
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    Beetroot Seeds - Rouge Crapaudine

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 100
  6. Onion Seeds - James Longkeeping Quick View

    Onion Seeds - James Longkeeping

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 100
  7. Parsnip Seeds - Hollow Crown Quick View

    Parsnip Seeds - Hollow Crown

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 150
  8. Runner Bean Seeds - Sunset Quick View

    Runner Bean Seeds - Sunset

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 30
  9. Tomatillo Seeds - Purple Quick View

    Tomatillo Seeds - Purple

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 30
  10. Brussels Sprouts Seeds - Rubine Quick View

    Brussels Sprouts Seeds - Rubine

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  11. Pea Seeds - Champion of England Quick View

    Pea Seeds - Champion of England

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 100
  12. Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf Quick View

    Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 300
  13. Cabbage Seeds - Kalibos Quick View

    Cabbage Seeds - Kalibos

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  14. Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker Quick View

    Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 500
 
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Rob Smith

This Year Rob smith, the winner of the Big Allotment Challenge 2015, is Joining Dobies.

Rob Says:

Winning BBC2's Big Allotment Challenge was an incredible experience competing against my fellow allotmenteers really did push me and bring out the best of British growing. It showed that producing your own food can be fun and rewarding. I love the fact you can provide for your loved ones, growing fantastic crops at the same time. It was great to grow to show, but deep down i grew for taste, thats why iv'e chosen the varieties that are in the heritage veg range. They look good and taste incredible.

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