Brad's Atomic Grape
New introduction elongated large clusters of very sweet grape tomatoes.
The colors are psychedelic and flavor is a full blown assault on the senses.
Berkeley Tie Dye Green
Vivid shades of red, green, and amber come together in a kaleidoscope pattern on this amazing tomato. Red and green stripes color the outside while the interior is chartreuse marbled throughout with ruby red.
Beautiful 8 to 12 oz. tomatoes have a tangy yet delicious flavor and grow on vigorous, productive plants well suited to most climates
Berkeley Tie Dye Pink
Compact plants produce beautiful 8-12 ounce fruit with a very sweet, rich, dark, tomato flavor. Many liked the port wine colored beefsteak with metalic green stripes better than Cherokee Purple!
Big Rainbow Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear stunning gold to scarlet very juicy bi-colored
A dark, meaty, very rich fleshed tomato with extreme anthocyanin (same antioxidant in blueberries and blackberries) expression. This is the darkest tomato we know of and is likely a nutritional powerhouse as anthocyanin can be seen forming in the flesh for the tomato under the smooth black skin
Dark brown-red tomatoes are large, 10 to 12 ozs., and very richly flavored with just a hint of saltiness. Color is darker in hot weather, and fruit seems to set well even in the heat. Prone to cracking, but a very heavy producer. Heirloom from the Black Sea of Russia. Indeterminate. 75-90 days.
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
Very dark purple color, which means it’s super-rich in anthocyanins. Unripe, the fruit is a glowing amethyst purple. At maturity it turns deep red where the fruit was shaded; the areas that received intense sunshine are a purple so deep it’s almost black!
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 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
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
Chocolate Cherry Tomato
The 1-in. cherry-like fruits are rich brick red with deep chocolate shading. These luscious treats are perfect for salads, snacking or canning with an exceptional fresh flavor that is rich and complex.
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
Green Heirloom Hybrid
Heirloom Green Hybrid offers the perfect blend of sugars and acids, creating a bite that is tangy, meaty, and sweet. The fruit is wide and flattish, making it easy to cut into luscious slices for sandwiches. It begins lime green, then turns deep yellow to golden at full maturity
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
Deep pink beefsteak fruit have excellent, sweet flavor and are meaty with few seeds.
Tomatoes weigh between 10 and 16 ozs. and are fairly smooth in shape.
Indeterminat 78 days
Four ounce yellow fruits will light up the garden and your palate alike. These 2" yellow cocktail tomatoes have sparkling flavor that gives your tongue something to talk about. Indeterminate.
Kellogg's Breakfast Heirloom Tomato
Indeterminate vines bear huge 16 - 32 oz. fruits abundantly unique in its flavor, size and great color
A well-known variety that reliably produces plenty of smooth, medium-size fruit throughout the summer. Tomato 'Moneymaker' gained popularity in the 60's and 70's for its uniformity and exceptional flavour, and remains a much-loved garden variety today
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
Outstanding flavor with just a hint of fresh peach sweetness. Unique, orange beefsteak-type, 10 to 16 ounce, fruits are brushed with yellow stripes. Vigorous vines produce heavily.
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
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Pink Jazz tomato! This big beefsteak often weighs in at 1 lb each, dripping with sweet, tomato flavor which is also often described as having peach undertones. Leviathan pink fruit are tiger striped with light pink yellow.
Roma Tomato. Prized for its use in tomato paste and sauces, Roma produces a large harvest of thick-walled, meaty, bright red, egg-shaped tomatoes about 3 inches long and with few seeds. This tomato is not juicy. This is not a slicing tomato. Instead, the flesh is thick and drier so that it will cook down into a thick sauce
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
Venture into this new world of gourmet tomatoes and we guarantee that you will be excited, practically sleeping near the plant, lingering, waiting for them to ripen.
Indeterminat 78 days
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.
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Tigerella is an annual, open pollinated tomato that produces juicy tart to sweet fruit. The small (2 inches) fruit is fun to grow with kids but the adults will love them in salads or eaten raw like an oversized cherry tomato.
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.
Tommy Toe Tomato 75 days. (Also known as Steakhouse) Vigorous plants produce hundreds of small, 1-inch cherries, unfazed by heat and humidity. The flavor is very good, with an old-fashioned, full, complex flavor.
True Black Brandywine
The ultimate heirloom tomato, this is the real thing! This fine potato-leaf variety is a controlled cross between Brandywine and the original brown Beefsteak tomato, otherwise known as ‘Fejee Improved’. Scintillating, full, earthy flavor with less watery juice than other Brandywines.
Plants produce bright yellow, pear-shaped cherry tomatoes with a sweet, mild flavor. Gardeners like this variety because it’s unusual and even cute. Traditionally, it was eaten fresh and to make fresh tomato preserves until recently, when chefs and restauranteurs have made it a favorite in salads, pasta, and salsa.
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.
Chinese Pink Celery
This stunning bright pink celery originated in china. It is very easy to grow and is excellent for inexperienced gardeners because it is not fussy like European versions. The dazzling colors make for real eye candy in your veggie garden. It is easy to grow, stunning and yummy too! The kids will love the bubble gum pink color!
Cucumber Lemon Heirloom
This cuke has the shape, size and color of a lemon, but with a super sweet flavor. This cucumber is low in curcurbitacin which makes other cuucumber have a bitter aftertaste. The flesh is citrusy and adds a real zip to salads. Its small size make it just right for eating out of hand or adding to a salad for two without any waste. It will amaze your friends, the kids and yourself with this fanciful fruit! it is very productive giving you baskets full of these little gems. They are great for pickling too!
Cucumber Straight Eight
Here is a veggie that lives up to its name. Straight eight has some of the most uniform fruits. Most of them will be smooth, straight and measure up at around 8 inches long! A real workhorse in the backyard garden. You will have plenty to savor share and probably make a pickle or two. Produces all season long and is resistant to powdery mildew
Eggplant Black Beauty
This is the industry standard for eggplants. They have a lusterous ebony skin and a delectable creamy flesh. The robust plants will produce a myriad of "Eggs" to enhance you dinner plans. They are beautiful plants that look great in containers and you can even tuck a few plants in your flower border for a unique specimen plant!
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
This lovely vegetable-herb is a staple in Asian cuisine. The flower stems are relished as a vegetable and the thin flat chive like leaves are used in stir fry dishes and in seasoning dishes of all kinds. makes a great addition to salads and as a topping for your baked potatoes. Its uses are only limited by imagination. The bonus is the beautiful flowers which feed a myriad of pollinators and butterflies too! Makes a dazzling addition to your flower border because it is perennial, coming back yearly.
Perennial 12' tall
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 Russian Red
Cold Tolerant tender and mild kale flavor.
Extremely decorative eye-catching burgundy color.
High in antioxidants
MERVEILLE DES QUATRE SAISONS LETTUCE
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 Jim Chili
This Tex Mex chili is renown as the largest chili pepper. Big JIm holds the record for this medium hot pepper at 17". It is a producer of copious amounts of large, thin walled spicy fruit. You'll have a spicy summer with Big Jim around!
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
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
The jalapeno pepper plant is a member of the hot pepper family and shares company with other fiery hot varieties such as tobacco, cayenne and cherry.
May be served stuffed with seafood, meat, poultry or cheese.
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
Strawberry spinach tolerates heat much better than the ordinary leafy vegetable and can be used in lieu of spinach in recipes. It is a centuries old plant, most commonly used in Europe and by the Native Americans. It is indigenous to most of North America and can be found in areas of Europe and New Zealand
Squash Golden Crookneck
This is an old favorite heirloom, one of the oldest types of squash dating back to pre-Colombus times, and has been popular ever since. You will get high yeilds of tasty fruits, if one escapes your harvest and gets over mature you can save them for autumn decor! Bush type plants don't require copious spacing.
Adorable "Flying Saucers" are a delectable table treat. This variety has been native to the Americas for ages. They are bush type and highly productive. They are usable in all stages from imature buttons to steam for a gourmet dinner, sliced and fried as a side dish or if they grow into discus size you can hollow them out and bake with a savory stuffing, Yum! They are early maturing in about 50 days.
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
Orange & Red berries
Vitamin & antioxidant rich
Sweet & Tart delicious Fruit
Honeyberry Indigo Gem
Super fruit high in antioxidant and vitamin C
Cross pollinate with Honeyberry Treat
Honeyberry Indigo Treat
Super fruit high in antioxidant and vitamin C
Cross pollinate with Honeyberry Gem
Red tart fruit for jam, Pink flowers
Low growing Shrub
Looks very similar to a tomatillo. Grows about 3 feet tall, and has lobed leaves about 4 inches long. The plant is grown mostly for its fruit, a small sweet sphere about the size of a cherry tomato, with the flavor of pineapple and tomato.
The fruit grows inside a paper husk, just like a tomatillo.
Fruits are ripe when the husk turns brown
Strawberry Rainbow Treasure
Ever bearing with red flowers
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.
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.
Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia)
Neither a vegetable or herb, this beautiful plant is a fantastic nectar source for your pollinators and butterflies. The hummingbirds like them too! Your neighbors and friends, and even you, will be amazed at the fabulous spectacle those orange red flowers create. Sure to be the talk of the neighborhood!
Tansey is the old fashioned "Strewing Herb" that was used by our great great grammas to strew around the corners of the kitchen to keep the bugs away. It would be planted next to the kitchen door to keep the flies from coming in. Now a days Tansey is used by crafters as an addition to dried flower arrangements. The tight yellow "nail head" flowers were used natural or dyed into faniciful colors. You can continue the lore and plant Tansey outside your kitchen door.