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Berries (ie. raspberry, blackberry etc.)   Plant   LIKES:  Rue, Garlic, Onion, Oats, Yarrow   n.a.
Broad Bean   Sow Seed   LIKES: Potato, Pea, Bean    
Part Self & Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other broad beans; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 200m apart.  
 
Cabbage   Plant out seedlings   LIKES: Bean, Beetroot, Celery, Onion, Potato    DISLIKESStrawberry, Tomato  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, kohl rabi, collard; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 1000m apart.  Insect Pollinated.
 
Choko   Order Now   n.a.  
Cross Pollinating.  Will readily cross with other choko varieties.  Insect Pollinated.
 
EDIBLE FLOWERS & FLOWERS            
- Calendula   Sow Seed   LIKES: Bean, Potato           
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of calendula.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Dianthus   Sow Seed   n.a.  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of dianthus.  Insect Pollinated
 
FRUIT / TREES            
- Fruit Tree Scions (for grafting)   Order Now  
LIKESAlyssum
 
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Garlic   Plant Cloves  
USES: Planted around all trees to repel borers.  Also repels leaf eaters & sap suckers when planted near vegetables
 
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GREEN MANURE / FIELD CROP            
- Barley   Sow Seed  
Used for food, fodder, as a green manure crop or for straw.  Beneficial for adding bulk organic matter & controlling nematodes in the soil.
  
- Broad Bean   Sow Seed  
Useful as a green manure crop adding carbon & nitrogen to the soil & improving friability.  
 
- Chicken Grazing Mix   Sow Seed  
A beneficial mix of hardy greens to give to your feathered friends. 
 
- Clover   Sow Seed  
Deep-rooted ground cover useful for fixing nitrogen in the soil, and for attracting tachinid flies, ground beetles & parasitic wasps that prey on aphids, scales, caterpillars and whiteflies.  
 
- Field Pea  
Sow Seed
 
  Used as a cool season fodder or green manure crop
- Green Manure (Autumn / Winter)   Sow Seed  
Used as a green manure crop, plants are best dug back into the soil when the leaves are still fresh & green after approx. 8 weeks after planting
 
- Lupin   Sow Seed  
Commonly used as a green manure crop adding nitrogen, phosphorus & organic matter to the soil.  Due to its long tap root, it is capable of extracting a wide range of nutrients & is useful for breaking up hard, compacted soils.  Also useful in attracting bees, butterflies & other beneficial insects to the garden.  
 
- Rye  
Sow Seed
 
  Used as a cover crop to prevent soil erosion. 
- Vetch   Sow Seed  
Commonly used as a fodder crop or for green manure adding nitrogen & organic matter to the soil & suppressing weeds, as well as attracting beneficial insects to the garden.  
 
Horseradish   Plant Root  
USES:  Plant around potatoes to help combat fungal problems.
 
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Jerusalem Artichoke   Plant Tuber  
LIKESRhubarb, Chamomile, Bush Beans, Peanut, Cucumber, Lettuce, Spinach, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Honeydew, Watermelon, Rockmelon
 
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Kale   Plant out seedlings   LIKES: Bean, Beetroot, Celery, Chamomile, Dill, Hyssop, Mint, Nasturtium, Onion, Oregano, Potato, Sage    DISLIKES: Grape, Strawberry, Tomato   
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of kale, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, kohl rabi; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 1000m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
Leek - Perennial (Live Plant)   Plant   LIKES: Carrot, Celeriac, Celery, Onion      
DISLIKESBroad Beans, Broccoli
 
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other leeks, but not other Alliums. To ensure purity, separate varieties by at least 1000m. Insect pollinated.
 
Lettuce   Sow Seed   LIKES: Bean, Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherry, Chervil, Cucumber, Onions, Parsnip, Pea, Radish   DISLIKESParsley  
Self-Pollinating; will not cross with other varieties, however, to prevent minimal (1-6%), natural cross pollination, separate lettuce varieties by 2-3m, or with a tall 2-3m high barrier.  
 
Mustard Green   Sow Seed   LIKES: Fruit Trees (to assist growth)  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with Chinese Mustard & other mustards; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.
Insect Pollinated

 
Onion   Sow Seed   LIKES: Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrot, Lettuce, Potato, Strawberry, Tomato, Chamomile, Summer Savoury    DISLIKES: Bean, Pea  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other onion varieties including spring onion, potato onion & shallot (will not cross with leek); to ensure purity grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect pollinated.
 
Pea   Sow Seed  
LIKES: Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Lettuce, Parsnip, Potato, Radish    DISLIKES: Garlic, Onions, Shallots, Turnip
 
  Self-Pollinating; will not cross with other varieties.
Radish   Sow Seed   LIKES: Peas, Lettuce, Beans, Carrots, Kohl Rabi, Parsnip, Onion, Mustard, Nasturtium, Cucumber, Spinach - attracts leaf miner away from Spinach    DISLIKES: Grape, Hyssop  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of radish & wild radish; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 1000m apart. Insect Pollinated
 
Rhubarb (crown)   Plant Crown   LIKESOnion, Garlic, Cabbage, Kale, Broccoli, Turnip, Cauliflower  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of rhubarb.   Insect Pollinated
 
SALAD GREENS            
- Corn Salad   Sow Seed   n.a.  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of corn salad.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Mibuna   Sow Seed   LIKESBean, Beetroot, Cabbage, Cucumber, Marjoram, Pea, Strawberry    DISLIKESParsley  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with chinese mustard & mizuna; to ensure purity, grow varieties at least 400m apart.  Insect Pollinated
 
- Mountain Spinach (Orach)   Sow Seed   n.a.  
Cross-Pollinating; will cross with other varieties of mountain spinach.  Wind Pollinated
 
- Rocket   Sow Seed  
LIKES Bush Bean, Beetroot, Celery, Cucumber, Dill, Lettuce, Mint, Nasturtium, Onion, Potato, Rosemary, Spinach, Thyme.    DISLIKESStrawberry
 
  Cross-Pollinating.  Will cross with other varieties of rocket.  Insect Pollinated
Shallot / Potato Onion   Order Now  
LIKES: Beetroot, Cabbage, Carrot, Lettuce, Potato, Strawberry, Tomato, Chamomile, Summer Savoury    DISLIKES: Bean, Pea
 
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Yacon   Order Now  
LIKESLeafy Greens, Radish, Turnip, Peas
 
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