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

Pea Golden Sweet

prod099653 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

Fig Letizia

prod003238 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

Watermelon Georgia Rattlesnake

prod000557 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.

Zinnia Cactus Flowered Mix

prod001068 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

Potato Heirloom Collection

prod002739 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!

Potato Swedish Peanut Fingerling

prod000855 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.

Apple Cox’s Orange Pippin

prod003490 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

Cucumber Sweet Marketmore Organic

prod000703 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

Pea Mammoth Melting Sweet Pod Organic

prod000786 The sweetness of garden peas is legendary. This Burpee-bred early extremely prolific all-purpose pea produces straight 4 1/2″ pods filled with 8 to 10 medium to large peas. Pods of this heirloom variety remain stringless and sweet longer than most

Pepper Hot Serrano Tampiqueno

prod002011 Heat-lovers here’s another Mexican favorite used in a variety of dishes from salsas to soups. Large 2-3′ plants produce plentiful smooth club-shaped 1 1/2″ long fruits with medium-thick walls. Best used fresh the fruits mature from green to red. Heat

Leek Blue Solaise

prod001957 It’s hard to exaggerate the stalwart hardiness of this 19th century French heirloom. Indifferent to cold the plants will happily overwinter in Vermont. True blue-green the very large 15-20″ tall stalks turn still bluer as the weather gets colder. It’s

Radish China Rose

prod001912 Jesuit missionaries gathered up this ancient winter radish from China and introduced it to Europe in the 1950s. Now ours to enjoy the long peppery roots-6-8″ by 2″ diameter-have bright beautiful rose-colored skin with white flesh. An ideal variety for

Tomato Brandywine Red Organic

prod001759 Flavorful but not acidic it is a large-lobed beefsteak-shaped tomato with a thin pinkish-red skin. Very vigorous. Best if staked caged or trellised. Perfect for slicing. Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth

Lettuce Reine des Glaces

prod001942 Queen of the Ice is how the name of this regal French heirloom translates. Leaves of this crisphead lettuce are lacy and deep green and form good-sized heads; inner leaves are light green crispy and sweet. Tolerant of cold and

Radicchio Red Treviso

prod002035 You may know this radicchio’s sister Early Treviso: both are beloved varieties in Italy. In summer the long upright 10-14″ heads begin green; when cooler weather comes around they turn deep red with white midribs and veins. The tender ever

Squash Summer Cocozelle

prod002038 You can harvest the fruits of this delicious Italian heirloom when it’s young or at full maturity. Growing on bush-type plants the long 10-12″ cylindrical fruits are dark green striped with light green. Delicious fried sauteed or baked the fruits

Lettuce Forellenschluss

prod001960 We love this heirloom not just for its bright flavor but for the name which translates as “speckled like a trout’s back”. This aptly describes the look of the brilliant tasty green leaves speckled with burgundy-red spots from base to

Lettuce Red Grenoble

prod001938 The French have long fancied this variety for its crisp texture and lovely presentation. A Batavia type whose shiny deep-green leaves can be cut loose or allowed to form a loose central head. The vigorous grower matures to 12-16″ across

Lettuce Oak Leaf

prod001989 This easy-to-grow American heirloom thrives whether it’s hot or cold. Dating back to at least the 1770s it makes a fine ornamental choice for containers and kitchen gardens. The flavor is mild and free of bitterness over a long season

Tomato Amish Paste

prod002037 A multitalented heirloom paste tomato from Wisconsin well-suited for paste or as a slicing tomato. Acorn-shaped the very large 8-12 oz. fruits are deep red thick-fleshed and nearly seedless. Indeterminate vines. Harvest 74-85 days after transplant.