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

To create the garden of your dreams, get some expert help. Our choice selection of garden-proven supplies will get your garden off to a great start, and keep it at peak performance. More »

Category Archives: Heirlooms

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.

Melon Collective Farm Woman

prod099695 Cook’s Garden Favorite. This is one delicious melon in a hurry ripening in just 60 days. With a flavor residing in the delectable peach-pineapple continuum Ukrainian heirloom grows to 10” with a yellow-gold rind with and super-sweet white flesh. Harvest when

Pea Thomas Laxton

prod001144 Thomas Laxton is considered the greatest pea breeder ever and this century-old variety is his masterpiece. Try it and see why. Pods contain 8 peas and often up to 10; vines at 3′ are easy to trellis.

Tomato Riesentraube

prod001899 Originating in Germany this heirloom cherry tomato was grown by the Pennsylvania Dutch (who were in fact German) as early as the 1850s. The variety’s name fittingly enough translates from the German as “giant bunch of grapes”. The compact indeterminate

Gourd Extra Long Handle Dipper

prod001996 This is one ornamental gourd that’s worth watching. Leave it on the ground and marvel as the long swooping curved handle-up to 6′ long-twists and turns. If a straight handle is your thing training it on a trellis will do

Squash True Hubbard

prod001984 True Hubbard has appeared in American gardens and been served on American tables since at least the 1780s. Weighing about 12 lb. each the squash has delicious yellow-gold flesh and deep green skin. The long-storing fruits are excellent in pies

Basil Leaf Green

prod099670 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Basil found its way into American hearts gardens and kitchens only in the 1970s. Our national love affair with basil has lost none of its passion. We certainly cannot live without this magical herb. We love the

Lettuce Rouge d’Hiver

prod002044 In 1885 this variety made its debut in the French company Vilmorin’s The Vegetable Garden. A compact romaine type the heads grow to 10-12″ tall producing large smooth leaves that are green at the heart and brownish-red throughout the body.

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.

Squash Marina di Chioggia

prod001974 We’re particularly partial to this Italian heirloom winter squash and we’ve been seduced by its rich superb flavor. Excels in soups roasted or in sauces. Provides high yields of turban-shaped fruits weighing 10-12 lb. The color is beautiful: an unusual

Okra Perkins Mammoth Long Pod

prod002015 Soup- and gumbo-ready the extra-long 7-9″ bright green pods keep their tenderness even when large. A favorite variety for slicing and freezing the tall plant’s abundant pods can be harvested when young at 4-5″ or fully mature at 7-9″.

Pepper Hot Thai Hot

prod001963 Originally from Thailand this seriously hot pepper makes a lovely impression in a patio container. The ornamental 8-12″ plants are bedecked with up to 200 small conical 1/2-1″ fruits that ripen to bright red. Extremely hot the peppers can be

Pepper Sweet Friggitello

prod001977 Generations of Italian families have savored this crispy sweet pepper. This family heirloom variety is used in salads or sauteed with the extras pickled or dried. Large 3′ plants bear large crops of 3-4″ long tapered fruits that turn bright

Chrysanthemum Tricolor Daisy

prod000156 This “painted daisy” was introduced from Morocco 200 years ago. The plants are about 2 ft. tall and bushy topped in midsummer with bright daisies in a riot of colors;red white or yellow ringed with scarlet mahogany orange or rust.