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

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Category Archives: Heirlooms

Pea Blue Bantam Dwarf

prod22484 Exclusive. Introduced by Burpee in 1902 this heirloom variety won over gardeners with its delicious flavor earliness quality and bountiful production. Compact vines bear bushels of 4” long blue-green pods loaded with eight berries per pod. Peas packed with vitamins

Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Organic

prod000731 Hugely popular for over 150 years it’s one of the most tender and delicately flavored leaf lettuces ever bred. The ruffled leaves are large with an appealing green color. Simpson is well adapted to a wide range of climates and

Tomato Garden Peach

prod001905 A unique heirloom tomato Garden Peach was reputedly introduced to US gardens in the 1860s. The small velvety-skinned 2-3 oz. fruits have rich full flavor. The prolific vines unleash multitudinous 3-4″ round fruits with peachy-yellow skin and flesh woven with

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!

Tomato Caspian Pink

prod001921 A heirloom tomato that originated in Russia’s Black Sea region this variety yields large finely flavored 12 oz. pink tomatoes on indeterminate vines. Savor the mild delectable fruits either fresh or in cooking.

Tomato Brandywine Pink Organic

prod000975 Brandywine which dates back to 1885 is the heirloom tomato standard. One taste and you’ll be enchanted by its superb flavor and luscious shade of red-pink. The large beefsteak-shaped fruits grow on unusually upright potato-leaved plants. The fruits set one

Arugula Garden

prod099666 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Our spicy ” salad star! We have tested many arugulas and we think our strain is by far the best we’ve seen for both flavor and heat tolerance. This large leaved selection of our piquant salad star

Tomato Yellow Pear Organic

prod001025 This extremely old variety makes a vigorous plant that bears enormous numbers of bright yellow bite-sized fruit. The flavor is deliciously tangy. Perfect for summer party hors d’oeuvres. Certified Organic Seed.

Swiss Chard Five Color Silverbeet

prod001998 To know chard is to love its tender and delicious somewhat meaty flavor. Originating in Australia this strain of bright and highly ornamental chard comes in colors: red orange purple yellow and white. Each color is planted and harvested separately

Tomato Orange Roma

prod001951 Salmon-orange in color scrumptious in flavor this early-yielding heirloom has just the right credentials for orange-colored sauces and salsas. Nearly seedless the large firm fruits grow in prodigious numbers on indeterminate vines.

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