A delicious Charentais-type melon that originated in Italy achieved full popularity in France and is now a favorite with American gourmet gardeners. The melon with blue-green skin that matures to salmon-orange has sweet fragrant orange flesh.
Cook’s Garden Favorite. Deep red 3″ fruits grow up to 4-6 oz. on extra early plants. Sweet and tart flavor is ideal fresh canned or cooked. Indeterminate. Harvest about 75 days after transplanting.
With their graceful form and alluring color swan-necked gourds are naturally ornamental. This variety’s large round base is topped with a thick curved neck with a bulbous tip giving its swanlike effect. The deep green fruits speckled with light green
Cook’s Garden Favorite. The Cook’s Garden organic seed is harvested from plants that are grown using only all-natural certified methods. Our organic seeds are certified by Oregon Tilth. Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO) is an internationally recognized symbol of organic
Slender moist with firm yellow flesh. It is great for purees soups sauces and gravies. When roasted eat like finger food.
Ever vigorous this variety’s vines produce mighty yields of striking apple-shaped gourds. Deep green with lighter flecks when fresh the 9 x 12″ 5-7 lb. gourds transition to brown when dried. Excellent for crafts and birdhouses.
This flavorful dandelion comes to us from Italy where the repertoire of salad greens dazzles in its range of flavors colors and textures. Frequently used in salads sauteed or in egg dishes this heirloom dandelion delivers a complex bitter yet
Cook’s Garden Favorite. Dark green pungent 3″ hot peppers are excellent fresh or pickled. Zesty flavor is great in Mexican dishes.
Cook’s Garden Favorite. The gold standard for yellow shelling peas. After a gorgeous fanfare of colorful mauve-purple blooms the vigorous vines (up to 6) fill with alluring golden-yellow pods loaded with bright sweet-tasting peas produced from red-tinged leaf nodes. Enjoy
A family heirloom named after plantsman Steve Castorani’s mother Letizia whose parents brought the fig all the way from Italy. Since the 1930s over many years the plant has grown to a multi-stemmed tree dense with beautiful neatly lobed green
Melons get 2′ long and weigh 30 lb. The flesh is bright pink and sweet. The rind is thin but very tough which made it a favorite of market gardeners.
Introduced from Mexico in 1800 zinnias have become an all-American favorite. They come in many heights and colors and are unequaled as cut flowers. The zinnia’s march to glory began around 1875 when double “dahlia” flowered types were developed. The
Heirloom potatoes are prized for their storybook heritage and spectrum of flavors colors and shapes. We’ve assembled this outstanding collection of our gourmet heirlooms. It includes Warba Red Norland Irish Cobbler Russet Burbank and Bintje. Enjoy!
Old-fashioned extremely productive versatile finger-sized potato with buttery flesh and rich heirloom flavor. Best sliced and pan-fried or split and roasted brushed with olive oil. Best potato taste ever. 1 1/2″ long.
Gourmets regard this delectable striped orange-red beauty as one of the finest apples of all. Classic English variety is firm crisp juicy and richly aromatic with spicy hints. Medium-sized fruits are perfect dessert apples and the best choice for homemade
Prolific vines produce large dark-green and non-bitter fruits. Produces consistently until frost. Resistant to viruses and disease. We searched the world to find the best organic seed-Burpee fully guarantees that not a drop of synthetic chemicals was used to make
The French love affair with this heirloom owes its passion and longevity to the bean’s delicious taste and beautiful presentation. Tender and stringless the thin bright green pods should be picked every few days right before they are prepared in
Cook’s Garden Favorite. The long white shafts have a dark blue/green upright flag. The 12-14 inch shaft provides a distinct flavor to your soups and salads. Leeks are not daylight sensitive so their tops do not fall over. Give them
Gold Mine produces very high yields of crisp ultra-sweet wax beans that are borne on compact and unusually upright plants. The beans grow together in clusters that make harvest a snap. Beans are 5-5 1/2″ long. Plants yield early and
This handsome squash has smooth skin and is gently ribbed. The color is similar to butternut squash: tan skin with bright orange flesh. Squash average 6-10 lbs. each.