Belgium Giant Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear sweet mild 1-2lb + fruits dark pink and luscious
Big Rainbow Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear stunning gold to scarlet very juicy bi-colored
Black Cherry Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear clusters of large dusky purple-brown fruits that have the rich sweet robust flavor that make black tomatoes famous
The 'Box Car Willie' Heirloom Tomato Plant produces delicious fruits weighing 10 to 16 ounces. The tomatoes are red in color with dark orange undertones, are extremely juicy, and have that good, old-fashioned flavor!
Brandywine Pink Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate potato leaf strong upright growing plants bear sweet luscious 14 oz average fruits in 2-3 fruit clusters. One taste you will be enchanted by its superb flavor & attractive color
Brandywine Red Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear 1- 1 1/2lb red globe to oblate fruits full of flavor. Beautiful and delicious; sure to be a gourmet's delight!
Carnival Hybrid Tomato
Very prolific and delicious. Bears large quantities of 8 oz. beautifully shaped Beefsteak type fruits on rather short vines that require little staking. Excellent to grow in containers or in small gardens taking up minimal space.
Matures 68 days
Cherokee Purple Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate very productive vines bear delicious dusky purple very large fruits once grown by the Cherokee tribe
Great White Heirloom Tomato
These plants bear large quantities of beautiful white 1 lb super sweet very juicy tomatoes. Fully ripe when fruit develops a slight yellow blush on the blossom end. Excellent for slicing fresh cooked or a real bonus for juicing due to its' unique coloring, sweetness and abundance of juice!
Matures 83 days
German Johnson Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate plants bear large quantities of well shaped meaty yet juicy fruits over a long season. Robust plants bear Pinkish-red 1- 11/2 lb
fruits with few seeds. Good disease resistance.
76 days to Maturity
Kellogg's Breakfast Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear huge 16 - 32 oz. fruits abundantly unique in its flavor, size and great color
Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Tomato
This Indeterminate variety was developed in Logan West Virginia in the 1930's by Marshall Cletis Byles, "Radiator Charlie", where it is rumored that he paid off his mortgage by selling his newly developed tomato plants for $1.00 a piece! It lives up to its ' legend, being a wonderfully large, extremely flavorful 1 lb pink crack free tomato. It has a great complex tomato flavor, rich and sweet.
Matures in 80 days
Moskvich Heirloom Tomato
Semi determinate vines bear abundant crops of smallish 2- 6 oz. fruits that are very flavorful and crack resistant. Cold hardy Siberian variety bears over a long season. Plant out early and keep harvesting late in the season.
Orange Oxheart Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear golden orange extra sweet luscious fruits weighing 1lb.
Heart shaped fruits are firm and juicy and are low acid and very productive.
Patio Hybrid Tomato
Dwarf 2' tall "little - no staking" very productive plants bearing well formed 4oz fruit on lovely shaped plants.
Great in containers 70 days
San Marzano Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear loads of cylindrical fruits with a high flesh to see ratio making them the renown "paste" tomato valued by chefs the world over.
65 Days to Maturity
Sun Sugar Tomato Hybrid
Indeterminate vines bear large quantities of superbly flavored exquisitely sweet non cracking beautiful 1/2 oz. golden yellow "cherry" tomatoes. Excellent for growing in contaoiners and is cold tolerant.
Sweet 100 Hybrid Cherry Tomato
This cherry tomato is one of the best know cherry varieties. It bears extra long trusses of deep scarlet very sweet full flavored fruits. Extra delicious and has an abundant supply of vitamin C. Indeterminate vines bear all season. Grows large, but can be grown in a container right outside your door to pluck right off the vine and dropped into your salad or popped into your mouth.
Tumbling Tom Tomato Hybrid
Determinate small in stature large in flavor the ultimate container cherry tomato plant. Sweet fruits are borne abundantly throughout the season. Gracefully cascading over the sides of hanging baskets or container.
Asparagus Mary Washington Heirloom
Abundant tender green spears for an early spring harvest. Shoots can be harvested through June. Lovely fernlike foliage makes a beautiful backdrop for your garden. Perennial plants last for decades, producing ever increasing yields.
This heirloom is a true delight. Once you get past its' "ugly duckling" exterior, this unsung frog prince of winter vegetables, you will be rewarded with a creamy white interior that is crisp and delicious, usable fresh or cooked. This vegetable is sometimes called turnip-rooted celery, knob celery or celery root. It is cultivated for its' edible roots. The tops look like short celery stalks and can be used for salads and soups as well. After mature roots, which usually measure 14cm in diameter, are harvested in late fall, they hold up very well for winter storage lasting six to eight months without loosing quality! Matures in 80 days.
Eggplant Fairy Tale
Lovely Japanese type producing 5" x 1" slender lavender striped fruits that are non bitter requiring no peeling. Cook up tender and delicious.
50 Days to maturity
Florence bulbing type delicious raw or cooked 90 days
Endive Belgian Heirloom
Gourmet easy to grow vegetable. Grow roots in summer, harvest roots in autumn to grow a winter crop in protected area. Can be container grown.
Roots produce abundant crop.
Kale Lacinato Heirloom
Tuscan cold tolerant gourmet crop. Young shoots excellent for salads. Mature leaves are the gold standard for deep delicious kale greens flavor.
Decorative and abundant leaves look and grow great in containers.
Kale Red Russian
Tender and refined kale flavor. Extremely decorative red color add a vibrant accent to container gardens and flower borders. Very cold tolerant.
Drunken women frieze red tinged butter head 75 days
Tender lightly textured "butter heads" are a gourmet delight. Prized for the thick tender leaves that make for delicious salads and great wraps.
75 days to maturity
Sweet and mild onion relative gourmet addition to soups, stews and egg dishes. Famous for cream of leek soup. Thick juicy stems are great for steaming or grilling as a vegetable side. Compact growing plants produce thick deep green leaves that are decorative and take very little space in the garden.
75 days to maturity
Pepper Big Bertha
Extra large bell fruits measure 7" x 4" and are extremely sweet and bear few seeds making them an excellent slicer to enjoy raw and in salads. Fruits start green and mature to a shiny red.
72 days to maturity.
Pepper Chocolate Beauty Heirloom
Abundant crops of large 3 - 4 lobed sweet blocky fruits starting green and maturing to a deep chocolate brown. Unique extremely sweet fruits when mature. Reliably cold tolerant.
70 days to maturity
This is the most popular chili pepper in the US. They are named for the town of Jalapa, Mexico. The plant produces 3" long, thick walled moderately hot pods with deep green color maturing to red. If peppers are grown quickly with plenty of water they will be milder than those grown under slightly adverse (hot & dry) conditions. Widely adaptable they grow in any condition and yield a bountiful harvest. Excellent to grow in patio containers where you can pluck a few to add to salsas or chili.
Matures in 72 days
Pepper Lady Bell
Uniform grower of reliably dependable abundant crops. The rich green fruits ripen to red and are a good grower in northern climates.
71 days to maturity
Pepper Sweet Banana Heirloom
Large pointed fruits measure 6 - 7" x 2" are mild and flavorful. Great for pickling or grilling. Fruits are a brilliant yellow maturing to a deep red.
72 days to maturity
Pepper Thai Very Hot
Extremely hot Asian variety essential in Thai cuisine. This compact growing plant has extremely decorative blazing red fruits that are borne up facing making it an excellent variety for container gardens and an unusual plant for the flower border.
80 days to maturity
Pepper Valencia Orange
A vigorous grower of disease resistant richly colored orange intensely flavored peppers that have a flavor unmatched by others in the pepper world. Very heavy yielder.
70 days to maturity
Swiss Chard Bright Lights
Swiss chard is one of the worlds' healthiest foods. Delicious picked young for salads mature leaves and stems for steaming or sautéing. Grows under full sun to light shade conditions. Productive from spring to frost.
60 days to maturity
Tomatillo Rio Verde
Mexican husk tomato mainly used to make salsa verde. Fruits have a delightful citrus tang that is a boon to deep flavored dishes making it an interesting addition to stews or grilled dishes. Fruit have most flavor when picked in the green stage.
90 days to maturity
Basil Genovese Heirloom
Genovese is a variety of "sweet" basil that originated in Italy. It has the reputation for being the best variety for long cooking in that it does not become bitter. This plant is less likely to bolt which slows the production of leaves. This reputed variety makes the best pesto and "insalata caprese" which is the dish consisting of sliced tomatoes topped with mozzarella cheese and fresh basil leaves.
Can be grown in containers to have this great herb right outside your doorstep. Can be potted to bring indoors to grow on a sunny window sill for winter use.
The leaves and flowers can be harvested at any time for fresh use. Annual.
Basil Red Rubin
Intensely flavored basil has a stronger flavor than sweet basil. Its' reddish purple leaves create a unique look in salads and performs well in gardens as well as patio containers. It makes a wonderful addition to herb as well as flower gardens.
Intense basil aroma & flavor
Decorative variegated leaves Annual
Basil Thai Siam Queen
Very tender and intensely flavored. Highly aromatic licorice aroma is more stable at high or extended cooking temperatures than other basils. Used extensively in Thai and Asian cooking as well as Italian dishes.
Young leaves, having a light refreshing cucumber flavor, are used in salads and lemonade. The highly decorative blue flowers are used as an edible garnish or can be candied to decorate cakes and fruit platters. Makes a great addition to the flower or herb border.
These tender tubular leaves have a flavor of delicate onion. It is delicious in salads, spreads and flavored vinegars. Used extensively in all forms of cuisine. Bears pretty lavender flowers in June imparting a lovely air to herb borders. Due to its' characteristic, it can be used effectively in the flower border as well. Great as an accent plant in vegetable and flower gardens, it is reputed to be a deterrent for rabbits.
This attractive low growing plant bears great quantities of small lightly fragrant daisy like flowers have a soothing aroma. Dried flowers are usually used to make a soothing tea. Also used in potpourri and dried arrangements. Has been used for centuries as a calmative bedtime drink.
This delicate culinary herb is used extensively in French cuisine and is one of the herbs de Provence. It has a light anise flavor and is great in salads and soups and makes a great addition to omelets.
The anise flavored leaves and seeds are used in cooking and as an edible garnish in fruit and vegetable trays. Its light flavor is delicious added to fresh salads . Due to its' beautiful foliage it is used extensively as a decorative addition to the flower border acting as a tall backdrop to many low growing plants. It is also a great butterfly magnet drawing all species and especially the Black Swallowtail Butterfly which uses the plant for nectar as well as host for its young.
This zesty hot root gives the grower a real treat in experiencing the true delightful bite that only fresh roots can bring. Your own freshly grated horseradish bears no resemblance to the harsh sometimes bitter commercially prepared product. Roots can be dug and used in fall or spring. Fresh young leaves make a delightful addition to salads. Roots can be grown in containers making for easy harvest.
This variety of Lavender is the true cooking herb being one of the "Herbes de Provence". The highly fragrant flowers are used to flavor lavender sugar. Also used to flavor ice cream, jelly or lavender short bread. Flowers are also picked and dried to make sachets and pomanders to deter moths and perfume linens. The highly decorative plants make a lovely addition flower and herb borders.
This fast growing lemon scented herb is used extensively in Oriental and Caribbean cuisine. The leaves make a delightful lemon tea, while the tender inner core is chopped and used to flavor Thai dishes. Plants can be grown in containers and brought indoors to grow throughout the winter. This is a great mosquito repellant plant and pots of it can decorate your patio and keep you mosquito-less!
This old fashioned herb has been a standard in many English cottage gardens. The little known herb is very versatile with leaves that taste of both celery and anise. Can be used in soups, salads and stuffing. This interesting tall plant can be the backbone of herb or flower gardens. The mature plants bear clusters of off white flowers resembling Queen Anne's Lace. All parts of the plant are edible.
This rich sweet tasting herb is a gentle version of oregano. It has a lighter, sweeter fragrance than oregano. More palatable when used fresh in green and tomato salads. Can be used interchangeably with standard oreganos in cooking.
This Mediterranean cultivar is native to France, Italy and Corsica. Its' small intensely flavored leaves are used in various cuisine. The most famous use of this plant is for flavoring "Crème de Menthe". The lovely low growing
1- 2" tall plant makes a lovely rock garden addition, bearing lavender colored flowers in July and August.
Its' name is its' claim to fame. The delightful warm mint flavor is great for mulling in drinks. It also can be used in couscous, lamb dishes and soothing teas.
Oregano Hot and Spicy
This pungent spicy flavored oregano is the building block of Mexican dishes. It can also be used in recipes calling for regular oregano, just use with a lighter touch. Excellent in pizzas and spaghetti sauce.
Parsley Italian Flat Leaf
The lush flat leaves have a beautiful ferny appearance and it grows in mounded clumps which makes an attractive edging along an herb as well as flower border. The vitamin and nutrient leaves can be used in salad dressing, poultry, soups and as an ingredient in pesto. The flavor is much more pronounced than that of the more familiar curly type. This is a plant to have if you want to attract the Swallowtail Butterflies. Its' leaves are used as food for the baby Swallowtail larvae.
You can pot some of these plants up for winter use
This herb imparts a delightful spicy peppery flavor to dishes in which it is used. Most often used in roasts and bean dishes where its' assertive rich flavor can be appreciated. It s one of the ingredients in "Herbes de Provence". Makes a lovely low growing compliment to your flower or herb border.
Sorrell Red Veined
Use this tart flavored herb's young leaves fresh in salads where it imparts a light lemony tart flavor. Leaves are a great addition to soups the most famous being "French Sorrel Soup". The highly decorative leaves are a wonderful addition to your flower borders, rock gardens and container gardens. Often sold as a decorative perennial.
This tropical native has been used for centuries to sweeten teas and desserts. This non caloric sweetener is all the rage. It is not metabolized as a sugar thus making it diabetic friendly. It's sweetening ability is not compromised with drying, so it can be harvested, dried and used throughout the year.
This sweet scented plant has small green leaves with a slight silvery cast. The leaves and stems are used in making wreathes, bouquets and potpourri additions. Its sweet smell and lovely color persist throughout the season and in storage. Has been used for centuries as a moth deterrent and freshener for dressers and closets.
This herb's leaves and flowers have been used for centuries to flavor wine, teas and fruit drinks. The leaves and flower emit a delightful fresh fragrance that intensifies when dried. Often used in potpourris and sachets. This lovely plant makes a great ground cover for shady garden sites. It thrives in either dry or damp shade. Blooms white in May.
Thyme Silver Edge
This attractive thyme is an essential ingredient in "Bouquet Garni" and "Herbes de Provence". A great herb for roasts, soups and chicken dishes. Its lovely gray green leaves are highlighted with silvery edges and edible lavender flowers, making it an idea compliment to your herb or rock garden.
Thyme Spicy Orange
This delightfully scented herb is a boon to chicken, fish and egg dishes. It is one of the ingredients in "Bouquet Garni" and "Herbes de Provence". Its' delightful orange scent and light spicy flavor are a great addition to your herb border. Its' low growing light green needle shaped leaves can withstand light foot traffic making it a wonderful plant to have along your walkway or trailing over a rock wall. The plant also has lovely pink flowers attractive to butterflies.