Kings have been following that process for over a hundred years. On our farm of some 300 acres, we have been selecting and maintaining seed stocks longer than most. We are now unique in that Kings is the last surviving wholesale horticultural seed merchant in the country.
You can now order seeds via our website at anytime and over the phone from Monday to Friday 9am t
Essex has been the centre of English seed production for many centuries. Its climate and rainfall are ideal for raising plants and taking them through the growing cycle to obtain the highest quality of seed.
Delivery can take up to 14-21 working days.
Although some agreement has been reached between the UK and EU regarding import/export requiremen
Individual packing for association affiliates £1.30
Association orders over £75 to default association address – Free
Postage and Packing
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Seeds and sundries £2
Fruit or potatoes incur an additional £3.50
Fruits and potatoes are sent separate from seeds.
Each year Kings Seeds produce a special NAS Members catalogue for both individuals and association members that is despatched in early August. The prices in this catalogue are already discounted by 40% on mail order prices and Associations receive further discounts for bulk orders; this is a valuable benefit for our members.
For more inspiration on what to plant in your garden, don’t miss our piece on the best perennials alongside how to plant a wildlife garden.
Everything in Real Seeds’ offering has been chosen only after trialling to check its success both in the vegetable garden and in the kitchen. All seed are open pollinated (non-hybrid) so you can collect and resow your own seed from one year to the next.
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