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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. Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker Quick View

    Leek Seeds - Lyon Prizetaker

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 500
  2. Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf Quick View

    Basil Seeds - Lettuce Leaf

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 300
  3. Kohl Rabi Seeds - Superschmelz Quick View

    Kohl Rabi Seeds - Superschmelz

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 35
  4. Lettuce Seeds - Drunken Woman Quick View

    Lettuce Seeds - Drunken Woman

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 150
  5. Lettuce Seeds - Fat Lazy Blonde Quick View

    Lettuce Seeds - Fat Lazy Blonde

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 150
  6. Cucumber Seeds - White Wonder Quick View

    Cucumber Seeds - White Wonder

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 25
  7. Radish Seeds - Long Scarlet Quick View

    Radish Seeds - Long Scarlet

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 400
  8. Tomato Seeds - Red Currant Quick View

    Tomato Seeds - Red Currant

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 30
  9. Kale Seeds - Red Russian Quick View

    Kale Seeds - Red Russian

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 200
  10. Spinach Beet Seeds - Rhubarb Chard Quick View

    Spinach Beet Seeds - Rhubarb Chard

    Delivery within 7 days Average Seeds 100
  11. Grafted Tomato Plants - Heinz 1370 Quick View

    Grafted Tomato Plants - Heinz 1370

    Super Plugs or Potted Plants
    From£9.99
  12. Pepper Grafted (Sweet) Plants - Red King Quick View

    Pepper Grafted (Sweet) Plants - Red King

    Super Plug Plants or Potted Plants
    From£9.99
  13. Grafted Tomato Plants - Nimbus Quick View

    Grafted Tomato Plants - Nimbus

    Super Plug Plants or Potted Plants
    From£9.99
 
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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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