Homebase to launch own GYO range

Homebase is launching an own-brand grow-your-own range in January.

Homebase would not disclose suppliers but said it will continue to stock Suttons seeds in all stores and Geo, Alan Titchmarsh and World Kitchen seeds in selected stores.

Homebase is calling itself "the one-stop veg shop from seeds and plants to spades and forks".

It will offer three million herb and vegetable plants for 2009 including a new range of organic herbs, featuring Horseradish, Apple Mint, Chocolate Mint, Garlic. It will also offer handy collection packs: Aromatic Collection, Culinary Collection, Garnish Collection, Kitchen Collection and a Starter Collection.

Homebase will also stock organic potatoes, potato growing kits and 300 vegetable seed varieties.

Citrus houseplants will be priced from £11.99, seeds from £1.35 and apple trees from £9.99.

Laura Ashley gloves are £9.99 and Spear & Jackson tools £9.99.

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