Large clusters of 5 oz. fruits are borne extremely early continues longer than most varieties. Globe to slightly flattened shape. Bright red and meaty with a lot of flavor and aroma. A prodigious producer. Harvest 59 days from transplant. Indeterminate.
You may have encountered (and savored) this heirloom pepper in the oyster and crab houses around the Chesapeake Bay. One of the prettiest peppers ever to grace our test gardens this African-American heirloom predates the 1870s. Boasting handsome variegated foliage
Big news in the tomato patch! Meet the biggest tomato ever bred. And its not just bigger but better. Tipping the scales at up to three lbs. plus broad-shouldered tomato titan is bigger than Big Daddy and loaded with true
When the first settlers arrived in New England native Americans were growing pumpkins that looked like this one among their corn. It is the original Halloween pumpkin and makes great pies too. Fruits measure 12-20″ in diameter and weigh 15-25
Known for producing large heads and long stalks this longtime favorite is excellent for cooking fresh or freezing. The 4-6″ dark blue-green heads are arrayed with side shoots. Developed to withstand cold it performs outstandingly in the fall.
This compact cucumber is ideal for containers or hanging baskets. Its short hardy vines produce slender dark green fruits 7 1/2″ long. It’s prolific and great in salads or plain. Resistant to Cucumber mosaic virus and scab.
Over 100 years old this 1902 Burpee introduction was an immediate hit because the plants ripened perfect fruits dramatically earlier than other varieties. It became the common market eggplant of today. Harvested fresh however makes all the difference.
High-yielding and delicious the perfect potato for small gardens. Russet-skinned potatoes for baking or boiling. Matures early.
Shilla is a beautiful early harvesting very rich flavored and moderately pungent Turban garlic from Korea. Straw-colored clove covers and parchment-like bulb wrappers occasionally have thin stripes and a little color to them. Earliest harvesting garlic that wants to be
Excellent for Halloween carving and cooking. Pumpkins are 18-24 lbs. with a round to elongated shape. It has a fine taste as well.
Called “Giant” for a reason these big garlic bulbs can grow up to 4″ across! This variety boasts the long storage characteristics of a softneck but the complex flavor of a hardneck. Originating in the Pacific Northwest it does well
Softneck variety that is medium in size with a short and round bulb. The skin is very tight which is a little hard to work but the tight coarse tunics keep cloves fresh in storage for up to 8 months.
A subtle mild tasting garlic variety developed for the California garlic industry this is the very popular garlic that many people enjoy. This variety is very adaptable and grows in a variety of climates. Its tight coarse tunics make for
Cook’s Garden Favorite. The small robust green heads are perfect for individual salads and its firm upright habit makes it great for sandwiches as well. Little Gem is the one to grow for Hearts of Romaine.
Attractive plants with grey-green foliage grow 4 ft. tall with a similar spread. High yields of sweet mild tasting flower buds 4 1/2″ in diameter are very slow to open when mature and are produced the first year.
Cook’s Garden Favorite. Just add color. Mix includes four different kale varieties: 25% ‘Lacinato’ 25% ‘Winterbor’ 25% ‘Redbor’ and 25% ‘Dwarf Curled Vates’. Kale is just about the most nutritious thing you can eat and can be prepared in an
Delicious flavorful meaty fruits have smooth shoulders not as rough and ridgy as Beefsteak and the blossom end scars are smaller. Prolific vigorous plants produce luscious red fruits averaging 17 oz.
The fine orange flesh of this favorite is the best for rich pumpkin pies. Easy to handle at only 6-7 lb. each.
Prolific plants produce an abundance of 1-2″ diameter bulbs that are sweet and similar to a green onion flavor. Very mild in flavor never overpowering. French Red is naturally sweet and adds color to your favorite recipes.
Cook’s Garden Favorite. Hybrid. This is a true three season spinach: heat tolerant and slow bolting yet also resistant to the mildew that makes fall spinach so chancy. Quick growing — ready in 40 days or less. Upright habit with