Heritage Seeds - Broad Bean

Broad Bean - 'Growing Heritage Collection' from St Anns Allotments Nottingham.

Variety: Green Windsor

1704: Listed in the Retir'd Gardener. We are indebted to P.Miller, for these lines penned in 1735:

"In the Middle of January, if the Weather is open & good, you may plant your first crop of Windsor Beans & every 3 weeks make a fresh plantation until the middle of May, in order to preserve a succession through the Season".

The Growing Heritage Collection is a range of vegetable seeds & ornamental plants that tell the story of St Anns Allotments in Nottingham. Website www.staa-allotments.org.uk.

Also in the collection:

Beetroot

Borecole or Kale

Brussels Sprout

Carrot

Chilli Pepper

Gherkin

Leek

Lettuce

Marrow

Okra

Pea