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 »

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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 »

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Fruit Seeds & Plants

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Category Archives: Heirlooms

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

Pepper Hot Caribbean Red

prod000803 This pepper has the same distinctive taste as habanero and it’s hotter. Productive 30″ plants and 1 1/2″ x 1″ fruits. Days to maturity are from time plants are set in garden. For transplants add 8-10 weeks. Space plants 18-24″

Broccoli Purple Sprouting

prod002025 An heirloom variety with legions of fans in Italy and England who are mad for its beautiful deep-purple sprouts and high nutritional content. Introduced to the U.S. in the second half of the 19th century this long-season variety is also

Bean Red Podded Asparagus

prod099672 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Tender is the bean. Exotic crisp and tasty red-podded beans will grow up to 24” long but are their tender best selves at 12” long. Asian tropical climbing annual is a beauty too: offering a stunning contrast

Pepper Hot Pasilla Bajio

prod002012 Originally from Mexico “Pasilla Bajio” furnishes abundant yields of 7″ x 1″ mildly hot peppers. The name “Pasilla” translates from Spanish as “little raisin” referring to the way the dark green fruits turn deep brown and slightly wrinkled when fully

Pepper Hot Santa Fe Grande

prod002809 This heavy-yielding heirloom pepper is medium-hot (about 700 on the Scoville rating scale) at maturity and matures from yellow to red.

Bean Rattlesnake Snap

prod001909 HEIRLOOM. Dark green and streaked with purple the pretty and distinctive 7-8″ pods are filled with light buff-colored seeds splashed with dark brown. Whether you harvest them as snap beans at about 60 days or as dry beans at about

Brussels Sprouts Catskill

prod002023 Catskill produces outsize yields of extra-large deep green 2″ round sprouts that flank the super-strong stalks. Introduced in 1941 this flavorful long-time favorite is a good choice for freezing. Harvest at once for freezing or as needed for eating fresh.

Lettuce Cimarron

prod001992 This red romaine heirloom variety has been an American favorite since the 1700s. A profound beautiful deep-red-going-on bronze the 10-12″ tall heads packed with broad flat leaves take on a lighter green tone inside. Impervious to bolting.

Bean Tenderpod

prod000603 HEIRLOOM. This 1941 All-America Selections winner remains a customer favorite. Why? Because the beans stay tender stringless and ever so tasty when fully mature. Bush bean pods are 4 1/2 – 5 1/2″ long thick and round in cross section

Mustard Tatsoi

prod002017 Tatsoi a long-time Asian staple forms dense rosettes of mild mustardy-flavored leaves. Enjoy the leaves raw or stir-fried. Crunchy and flavorful the midribs have a bright celeryesque taste. Extremely cold-hardy you can harvest the plants even under snow cover (mittens

Pepper Sweet Banana

prod000821 Even after more than 70 years this is still extremely popular pepper. Large pointed fruits measure 6-7″ long and 1 1/2″ across. The mild yellow peppers ultimately turn brilliant red. A favorite for pickling.

Lettuce Four Seasons Organic

prod000742 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