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 »

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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

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Category Archives: Heirlooms

Tomato Persimmon

prod001920 An heirloom originally from Russia this beefsteak type has very large persimmon-colored 1 lb. fruits. Uniform and blemish-free the tomatoes have high flavor low acidity and a small seed cavity. Performs well in short-season areas. Indeterminate.

Tomato Green Grape

prod002033 A favorite heirloom of farm markets and restaurants thanks to its unique tart flavor and attractive presentation. Originally created by crossing Yellow Pear with Evergreen Green Grape produces clusters of 6-8 yellow-green 1″ fruits.

Squash Italiano Largo Hybrid

prod099655 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Hybrid. Deeply ribbed zucchini type summer squash with robust nutty Italian flavor. Fruits are long and thin with a slight curve and few seeds even if allowed to get large — which they will do. For a

Pumpkin Jarrahdale

prod002042 Lovely and decorative this pumpkin with stunning blue-green skin comes to us from the town of Jarrahdale in New Zealand. Weighing in the 8-10 lb. range and 10″ tall the flattened firm-ribbed fruits have mild slightly sweet almost fruity golden-yellow

Spinach Bloomsdale Long Standing

prod000894 Popeye’s favorite heirloom variety! Bloomsdale Long Standing is an old standard. It’s a large spreading spinach has dark green savoyed curled leaves. The yield is good and it is slow to bolt. For first crop sow in spring. Plant again

Strawberry Alpine Fragola di Bosco

prod002415 Fragola di Bosco is an Italian alpine strawberry that enjoys popularity in gourmet salads. Plants are everbearing and productive. As with other woodland strawberries fruits are delicately sweet and best eaten straight freshly picked. Early to flower and fruit plants

Swiss Chard Burpee’s Rhubarb

prod000950 Another excellent and nutritious Burpee-bred chard with crimson stalks with glossy green crinkled leaves. Easy to grow; eat it like spinach or beet greens. Pick from late spring till winter. Proven tops for performance flavor and wide adaptability. 100 seeds

Squash Delicata

prod001976 Introduced in 1891 Delicata’s taste is remarkably similar to that of sweet potatoes but it’s much easier to grow. The vines produce plentiful cream-colored green-striped oblong fruits about 3″ in diameter and 6″ long.

Lettuce Four Seasons

prod000741 Heirloom. The name alludes to the remarkable cold hardiness of this very beautiful 6″ butterhead. It’s still one of the best lettuces both for early spring planting and for fall/winter harvests. Outer leaves are tinged with red. Inner leaves are

Tomato Amana Orange

prod001930 This huge orange heirloom tomato takes its name from Iowa’s Amana Colonies one of America’s longest-lived communal societies where it has been a long-time favorite. With a mild sweet tropical flavor this beefsteak variety’s fruits are light orange and fluted

Tomato Mr. Stripey

prod001902 Mr. Stripey’s mild sweet-tasting fruits have a high sugar content and grow to over 1 lb. each. Pretty and luscious this tomato has rich yellow undertones covered with pinkish-red striping. Indeterminate.

Melon Early Silverline

prod000544 Unique elongated oriental melon. White crisp flesh sweet and fragrant. Yellow skin lined with silvery furrows so thin it can be peeled like an apple. GARDEN HINTS: For early fruiting and to overcome a short growing season start seeds in

Tomato Jaune Flamme

prod002004 This beautiful and especially flavorful heirloom comes to us from Norbert Perreira of Helliner France. A perfect fruity blend of sweet and tart Jaune Flamme (or Yellow Flame in French) excels whether dried or roasted the slices retaining their deep

Bean Trionfo Violetto

prod001980 Translated from Italian this bean’s name means “purple triumph.” This treasured heirloom is a crisp flavorful treat. Displaying lavender flowers against the bright green leaves with purple veins and stems the very productive 6-8′ vines are highly ornamental. When cooked

Eggplant Louisiana Long Green

prod002047 For maximum flavor and optimal texture pick the fruits of this Southern heirloom eggplant when young. With appealing light green skin and full-bodied nutty white flesh the slender fruits grow 8 to 9″ long. Tall plants that produce high yields.

Tomato Arkansas Traveler

prod001955 This 100-year-old heirloom favorite hailing from the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas produces goodly numbers of rich flavorful tomatoes. Deep pink when ripe the round 6-8 oz. fruits’ artful balance of sweetness and tartness accounts for its standing as one of

Tomato Super Italian Paste

prod002036 From Italy with flavor. Primo Italiano heirloom paste tomato produces plenty of elongated reddish-orange 6″ long fruits. Firm and meaty the flesh is piquant and sweet ready to star as paste and in sauces. Fruits hold well after ripening on

Okra Burgundy

prod002016 When cooked the leaves of this hibiscus relative turn a deep lovely shade of purple. Gorgeous 3-5′ ornamental plants produce high numbers of tender 6-8″ pods. There’s a pretty contrast between the plant’s green leaves against the burgundy stems branches

Squash Red Kuri

prod001983 This squash commands your attention on account of the fruits’ color and succulent flesh. Red Kuri’s magnificent bright scarlet tear-drop-shaped fruits are packed with dense flesh that’s smashing roasted or in soups. Generous plants produce large yields of 4-6 lb.

Tomato Amish Paste Organic Heirloom

prod000960 From the Pennsylvania Amish a large meaty bright red heirloom with superior taste a nice balance of sweet and acid. Excellent fresh or in sauces. Certified Organic Seed.