Grow & Cook Flavours of the Mediterranean

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum Solanum lycopersicum Cucumis sativus Allium cepa

4 packets
Availability: In stock

Johnson's World Kitchen Grow & Cook packs contain a recipe book featuring 10 delicious recipes inspired by regional cuisines and 4 seed packs, so you can grow your own produce to create truly authentic dishes.

The flavours of Mediterranean pack includes the following 4 seed varieties: 

  • Tomato Roma
  • Cucumber Lebanese
  • Onion Rossa Lunga
  • Basil Sweet

Featured recipes:

  • Bruschetta
  • Greek Salad
  • Tabbouleh
  • Tuscan Bean Soup with Prosciutto
  • Tzatziki
  • Mixed Grilled Vegetables
  • Mamma's Meatballs
  • Quinoa Stuffed Capsicums
  • Fresh Basil Pesto
  • Vegetable Paella
Product Specifications
How To Grow

Growing Instructions (included with kit)

Tomato - Roma

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 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.


Cucumber - Lebanese

When: Spring through Summer.

Where: Direct where they are to grow, in full sun.

How: 12mm (½") deep in rows 100cm (36") apart.

Care: Sow 3-4 seeds in a clump and thin to 2 strongest seedlings. Keep well watered and fertilise regularly.

Harvest: When fruits are 4-6" long .


Onion - Rosso Lunga di Firenze

When: Spring to early Summer.

Where: In a prepared seed bed or direct into pots or containers in a sunny position.

How: Sow thinly in rows 25cm apart covering lightly with 5mm of fine soil. Firm gently and keep watered. Seedlings appear 14-21 days.

Care: Generally no thinning is needed. Keep watered and weed-free. For continuity, sow every 4-6 weeks.

Harvest: 8-12 weeks.


Basil - Sweet

When: Early Spring to late Summer, all year round in warm areas.

Where: Direct into sowing position or in pots. Likes rich, well-drained soil and a warm, sheltered position.

How: Sow thinly and cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep watered.

Care: When large enough, thin to 15cm (6") apart.

Harvest: All year round. Pick leaves as required.

Our Seed Guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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