Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Shop and grow vegetable seeds and plants perfect for your home garden. Prize winning tomatoes, peppers, beans and heirloom vegetables from our online store. More »

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Our annual flowers are available in both seeds and plants from the most trusted name in home gardening. Find your favorite flower seeds and plants. Shop from our most popular categories, or from over 70 classes. More »

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Year after year, our perennial seeds and plants will fill your home garden beds and borders. Select from our full palette of colors, textures, forms and fragrances to create the perennial garden of your dreams - a sensory pleasure for years to come. More »

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Get ready for the surprising taste difference when you use our flavorful, fresh herbs from your home garden. Everyday dishes take on richer flavor and aroma. Whether you grow herbs for cooking, healing, fragrance, crafts or garden display, they are one of the easiest plants to grow. More »

Fruit Seeds & Plants

Fruit Seeds & Plants

We make growing your own fresh fruits and berries as simple as it is rewarding. Our fruit plants are selected specially for home garden performance and yield. More »

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

To create the garden of your dreams, get some expert help. Our choice selection of garden-proven supplies will get your garden off to a great start, and keep it at peak performance. More »

Category Archives: Heirlooms

Melon Charentais

prod001943 The definitive French melon. Originating in the Poitou-Charentes region around 1920 Charentais is considered the best melon ever developed because of its high sugar content smooth texture and ambrosial fragrance. Perfect for two servings the small round melons weigh just

Radish D’Avignon

prod099727 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Our choice for the best non-hybrid French Breakfast type radish perfect for early Spring salads. Nearly cylindrical 3-4 inch roots are bright red with white tips. Ready in only three weeks from seeding!

Cucumber Brown Russian

prod099643 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Brown Russian looks like it came from another planet and the taste is out of this world. Brown-skinned 6-8” fruits with clear white flesh impart crisp mellow flavor sparked with sugary high notes and not a whit

Beet Albino

prod002027 An heirloom from Holland this non-staining beet is a standout because of its completely white roots and its delicious sweet mild taste. Beets are ideal for boiling roasting or pickling; they also freeze well. You can pick these even when

Zinnia Old Mexico

prod000435 Old Mexico is a selection of Mexican zinnia (Zinnia haageana) a compact and disease resistant type of zinnia with amazing multi-colored double and semi-double flowers. It’s good for cutting and planting in the middle or front of flower beds. More

Corn Salad D’Etampes

prod002034 With a delicious history extending back to the 1880s this traditional French heirloom variety has larger rounder leaves-with none of the cupping of other corn salad varieties. Compact plants are quite cold-tolerant and will overwinter in most areas.

Tomato Black Krim Heirloom Organic

prod000970 This medium-sized very dark maroon beefsteak with wonderfully rich flavor originated in Crimea a peninsula in the Black Sea with perfect “tomato summers”. Extremely tasty. Certified Organic Seed.

Tomato Brandywine Red (Potato Leaf)

prod001928 Over the past 20-30 years gaggles of gardeners have been growing selecting saving and exchanging seeds of the revered Brandywine variety giving rise to several new and noteworthy strains. The large indeterminate potato leaf vines produce deep-red fruits weighing up

Lima Bean Jackson Wonder

prod002028 Lovely and flavorful Jackson Wonder was introduced in 1888 quickly becoming an American favorite. A rich chestnut color speckled with maroon the beans have a bright nutty flavor. With a compact bush habit the prolific plants only grow 18-24″ tall

Onion Italian Torpedo

prod001922 The most frequently used variety in Italian cooking Torpedo is beloved for its sweet mild and tender roots. This elongated torpedo-shaped onion has light rosy-red skin. The bulbs grow to about 4 to 6″ long. This onion is best suited

Pumpkin Galeux D’Eysines

prod001917 This heirloom’s lovely French name translates prettily enough as “embroidered with warts from Eysines that being a small town in southwest France. This pumpkin’s random peanut” warts bedeck the flesh-colored outer skin. A unique decorative piece to be sure but

Bean Purple Queen

prod000596 Easy to see and so very easy to pick the gorgeous beans turn green after cooking. Beautiful in a basket and tasty on the plate.

Radicchio Variegated Chiogga

prod001959 Hailing from the Italian fishing village of Chiogga this heirloom radicchio forms large firm round heads of lovely variegated leaves in pure white and rosy red. This rarely encountered variety imparts radicchio’s signature sparky bittersweet flavor.

Pepper Hot Caribbean Red

prod000803 This pepper has the same distinctive taste as habanero and it’s hotter. Productive 30″ plants and 1 1/2″ x 1″ fruits. Days to maturity are from time plants are set in garden. For transplants add 8-10 weeks. Space plants 18-24″

Broccoli Purple Sprouting

prod002025 An heirloom variety with legions of fans in Italy and England who are mad for its beautiful deep-purple sprouts and high nutritional content. Introduced to the U.S. in the second half of the 19th century this long-season variety is also

Bean Red Podded Asparagus

prod099672 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Tender is the bean. Exotic crisp and tasty red-podded beans will grow up to 24” long but are their tender best selves at 12” long. Asian tropical climbing annual is a beauty too: offering a stunning contrast

Pepper Hot Pasilla Bajio

prod002012 Originally from Mexico “Pasilla Bajio” furnishes abundant yields of 7″ x 1″ mildly hot peppers. The name “Pasilla” translates from Spanish as “little raisin” referring to the way the dark green fruits turn deep brown and slightly wrinkled when fully

Pepper Hot Santa Fe Grande

prod002809 This heavy-yielding heirloom pepper is medium-hot (about 700 on the Scoville rating scale) at maturity and matures from yellow to red.

Bean Rattlesnake Snap

prod001909 HEIRLOOM. Dark green and streaked with purple the pretty and distinctive 7-8″ pods are filled with light buff-colored seeds splashed with dark brown. Whether you harvest them as snap beans at about 60 days or as dry beans at about

Brussels Sprouts Catskill

prod002023 Catskill produces outsize yields of extra-large deep green 2″ round sprouts that flank the super-strong stalks. Introduced in 1941 this flavorful long-time favorite is a good choice for freezing. Harvest at once for freezing or as needed for eating fresh.