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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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:
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
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
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.
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
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