Growing Instructions (included with kit)
Tomato - Rouge de Marmande
When: Early Spring to Summer - all year round in tropical areas.
Where: In pots or trays of seed-raising mix in a sunny but sheltered position.
How: Sow seed 5mm (¼") deep, firm down gently and keep watered. Seedlings appear in 7-14 days.
Care: Transfer to final growing position when sturdy enough, spacing plants 50cm (20") apart. Pinch out side shoots and fertilise regularly once first trusses have set.
Harvest: 12-14 weeks from sowing.
Carrot - Paris Garden
When: All year round.
Where: Direct into a well-prepared seed bed.
How: Sow 5mm (¼") deep in blocks or rows 20cm (8") apart. Cover lightly, with fine soil and gently firm down. Seedlings appear in l 0-14 days.
Care: Thin out plants to 5cm (2") apart. Keep watered and weed free.
Harvest: 10-12 weeks from sowing.
Zucchini - Ronde de Nice
When: Spring to Summer, Autumn in hot regions.
Where: Directly into a well-prepared seed bed in a warm sunny position.
How: Sow 2-3 seeds in clumps 12mm (½") deep spaced 60cm (24") apart. Firm down gently and keep watered.
Care: Thin to the strongest seedling per position when the first true leaves develop. Mulch plants with compost or straw as they grow.
Harvest: 10-12 weeks.
When: Spring to Autumn.
Where: Direct into garden bed or in pots.
How: Sow seeds 5mm (¼") deep. Cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep watered.
Care: Allow 15cm (6") between plants.
Harvest: All year round as required.