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

Pepper Hot Pepperoncini Italian

prod001913 If you are a pickled pepper person this Italian pepper is for you. Expect gratifyingly large crops of 5-6″ long thin slightly wrinkled peppers. At first the peppers are a pleasing light green and as the season progresses their color

Bean Painted Pony

prod001907 Originating in Mexico this Mexican heirloom is a choice dual-purpose bean. Harvest at about 60 days for plentiful long thin stringless snap beans-or let the pods dry on the bush type plants and harvest after 80 days for a bountiful

Pepper Sweet Marconi Golden

prod001940 The golden cousin of the red-colored Marconi this delicious and mild-tasting heirloom pepper is prized in Italy. Very sweet and very large the 7-10″ long tapered fruits are great for eating fresh frying grilling or stuffing. Pick at either the

Bean Cannelino

prod001988 Originally from Italy this exceptional kidney bean has been a delectable fixture in American gardens since the early 1800s. The bean has played a starring role in home cooking as well in soups stews and as an ideal choice for

Lettuce Buttercrunch

prod000735 This extremely popular lettuce has a luscious buttery texture. The soft heads are creamy yellow inside and have some heat resistance. Best in cooler regions. Plant early in spring and repeat every 2 weeks into fall. Protect from heat with

Shasta Daisy Alaska

prod000102 For 3 months Alaska explodes in a burst of pure white petals that radiate from the soft yellow eyes. Under the flowers there’s a neat backdrop of the glistening deep green foliage. The long-lasting 3″ across blossoms make great cut

Tomato Red Zebra

prod001982 Red Zebra is thought to be a naturally occurring cross between Green Zebra and an unknown though certainly red parent. The beautiful and tartly flavored offspring are gorgeous 2 to 3″ round cherry-red fruits with rich orange streaks. The bountiful

Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson

prod000732 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

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

Bean Bush Stop

prod002710 This choice variety boasts an attractive well-mannered and compact bush habit. Harvest by simply pulling out the highly productive bush and hanging it up to dry. Dark-red kidney beans perform marvels in Creole dishes chili bean salads curries and dips.

Escarole Sugarloaf

prod001970 Sugarloaf is a romaine-type lettuce heirloom that’s ever-popular in Italy and France. Large and firm the tightly wrapped heads weighing 2-4 lb. have pretty light-green leaves. There’s a nutty undertone to the flavor along with a escarole’s signature tangy bitterness:

Tomato Thessaloniki

prod001898 Bred in Greece when this variety was introduced in the U.S. in the 1950s its flavor and high-quality fruits made it an instant hit. Indeterminate vines produce uniform smooth 4-6 oz. red fruits with solid meaty flesh. Resistant to sunburn

Squash Verte et Blanc

prod001999 We admire this French heirloom’s looks taste and illustrious heritage. Dating to the 1800s this venerable beauty is patty pan or scalloped in shape. At first the squash is the palest sea foam green (Verte); as it matures the fruit

Tomato Yellow Currant

prod001954 The tiny round yellow 1/2″ fruits are produced in abundance on vigorous indeterminate plants. Large trusses hold easy-to-harvest clusters of fruit. With strong sweet-tart flavor and firm juicy texture the little yellow tomatoes are perfect for salads and crudites.

Pepper Sweet Bull Nosed Large Bell

prod001939 Thomas Jefferson grew this bull-nosed pepper in his garden after it arrived here from India in the 1700s. Bull Nosed peppers popular in early America are due for a renaissance. Still grown at Jefferson’s Monticello the variety has a delectably

Pea Lincoln

prod001949 Appropriately enough these peas were introduced in peacetime just after World War II. Lincoln quickly became a favorite with American gardeners thanks to its high yields and sweet tender flavor. Suited for eating fresh freezing or canning the 4-5″ pods