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 »

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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 »

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Fruit Seeds & Plants

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Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

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Category Archives: Heirlooms

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

Eggplant Rosa Bianca

prod002046 Rosy-lavender with white shading the fruits of this beautiful Italian heirloom are large round and 5-6″ long. With a mild non-bitter flavor the fruits’ robust shape is ideal for slicing baking or roasting. Plants grow 24-36″ tall. 70-85 days.

Broccoli De Cicco

prod002024 De Cicco is an excellent choice for extended harvests for home gardeners. Vigorous plants yield 3-4″ blue-green heads. After cutting the main head more side shoots develop producing many more small to medium-sized heads through the summer. Good for steaming

Bean Cherokee Trail of Tears

prod001910 These were the beans carried in the pockets of Cherokee Indians on their tragic forced relocation from North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains to Oklahoma in 1838-1839. Shiny and jet-black the beans are harvested dry and can be happily incorporated in an

Nasturtium Peach Melba

prod000296 Bright creamy yellow blossoms with maroon blotches near the centers. The plants are compact with blue-green foliage. Peachy!

Pepper Sweet Corno di Toro

prod002039 The name of this Italian heirloom translates as “horn of the bull” a tribute to the peppers’ full tapered shape. Ripening to a bright red the fruits-8-10″ long and 2 1/2-3′ wide at the top-have a sweet crisp full-bodied flavor.

Nasturtium Vesuvius

prod000297 Grown first in kitchen gardens young leaves buds and flowers were picked for salads. (Buds were also pickled like capers.) By the late 1800s breeders had developed many dwarf forms in a wide range of colors and they became popular

Zinnia Candy Cane Mix

prod001069 Zinnias add bold vibrant color to gardens. The more you cut the more they bloom! Heat-loving and very easy to grow. Candy Cane Mix has bright pink rose and cherry stripes on white and sometimes gold blossoms flecked orange-scarlet. This

Pepper Sweet California Wonder Organic

prod000842 HEIRLOOM. The standard bell pepper for many decades this 1928 introduction is still the largest open-pollinated heirloom bell you can grow. A perfect stuffing pepper-blocky 4″ x 3 1/2″ thick-walled tender and flavorful. Certified Organic Seed.

Pepper Hot Cayenne

prod001971 The famously hot and pungent pepper takes its name from a river in Guyana. We like to think the name derives from locals fleeing to the river for relief their mouths scorched by the incendiary pepper. Most often dried Cayenne

Nasturtium Double Dwarf Jewel Mix

prod000290 An abundance of 2-3″ double spurred flowers bloom in a harmony of color. Superb for bedding or containers.

Bean Purple Podded Pole

prod001908 Discovered in an Ozarks vegetable garden in the 1930s the striking deep purple pods grow in abundance on 6′ tall pole habit vines over a long season. Tender and round the 5-7″ stringless pods turn green when cooked. A delectable

Tomato Bloody Butcher

prod001172 Sensational general use fruits have a rich heirloom flavor and a deep red color inside and out. If it’s hard for you to wait for ordinary tomatoes to ripen try these. In less than 8 weeks they’re ready to enjoy…