Plants in this Garden: 46

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Artichoke (Annual) : Green Globe Artichoke

Artichoke (Annual): Green Globe Artichoke image

Can also be perennial in areas with a fairly long mild growing season

Tasty; needs a fairly long, mild growing season, or grow as an annual. A colorful plant that makes a great ornamental.

Asteraceae Cynara cardunculus
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Basil : Sweet

Basil: Sweet image

Sweet dark green basil

Sweet basil is a slow-bolting variety that makes a wonderful pesto, and is a great choice for taking to market. Its dark-green leaves are broad and uniform.

Lamiaceae Ocimum basilicum
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Bean : Blue Lake Bush

Bean: Blue Lake Bush image

High yield tender crop, a favored canning bean

This is an excellent freezing and canning snap bean. The plant bears 5" long oval pods containing white seeds. Blue Lake is a heavy yielder, keeps well, and remains stringless and tender over a long period of time.

Fabaceae Phaseolus vulgaris
T tdu64

Bean : Heavyweight ll

Bean: Heavyweight ll image

Abundant producer. Matures in 53 days. Bush type. Emerges in 7-14 days.

Heavyweight II is the most productive bush bean we’ve ever met. The stocky super-producers are only 18" tall and produce huge handfuls of sweet tender pods fully maturing to 8" long. Disease-resistant. Growth Habit: Bush - Days to Maturity: 53 days -Sun: Full Sun Height: 18 inches -Spread: 10 inches -Thinning: 6 inches- Sowing Method: Direct Sow - Fruit Size: 8 inches

Fabaceae Phaseolus vulgaris
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Beet & Beetroot : Detroit Dark Red

Beet & Beetroot: Detroit Dark Red image

A mid season, rich dark-red interior with uniform shape

This is a fine mid-season variety with a rich, dark-red interior and uniform 3" shape. An early variety, Detroit Dark Red beets store well and are also good for canning and freezing. The dark-green leaves striped with red are wonderful braised or in salads.

Amaranthaceae Beta vulgaris
AH Amy Higgins

Broccoli : Burpee Broccoli Waltham 29

Broccoli: Burpee Broccoli Waltham 29 image

A variety prized for its lovely dark blue-green heads and marvelous flavor.

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.

Brassicaceae Brassica oleracea
Amanda Hill

Brussels Sprouts : Heirloom Long Island Catskill

Brussels Sprouts: Heirloom Long Island Catskill  image

This popular Brussel Sprout variety produces miniature cabbage-like heads which are extremely tasty and nutritious.

Brassicaceae Brassica oleracea
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Cauliflower : Snowball

Cauliflower: Snowball image

Tried and true high-yield variety, produces delicious uniform fruits

Snowball Cauliflower's large 6 to 7" snow-white heads are well protected by outer leaves. This reliable strain is heavy yielding and produces smooth white curds with a uniform appearance. It is mildew resistant.

Brassicaceae Brassica oleracea
Southern Exposure
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $1.99

Chamomile, German : German Chamomile

Chamomile, German: German Chamomile image

Sweet-scented flowers have a wide variety of uses.

The sweet-scented flowers of Chamomile are used to make tea which has a distinctive apple-like flavor and fragrance. Chamomile has long been used as a carminative, and as an anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer remedy to protect gastric mucous membranes. It is also anti-spasmodic, and anti-microbial. Used as a nasal wash to treat sinusitis. 

Asteraceae Matricaria recutita
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Chives : Common

Chives: Common image

A classic variety of chives, excellent for cooking

The thin, round leaves of chives are commonly used in soups and sauces. The plant grows in clumps up to 12" high and produces lavender flowers in midsummer. Chives are useful as a companion plant throughout the garden to help reduce the insect population.

Allium Schoenoprasum schoenoprasum
Robin Lee

Corn : Bi-Licious Hybrid

Corn: Bi-Licious Hybrid image

This easy to grow and vigorous corn is plump and sweet

Mid season se hybrid. High quality 8" bicolor ears with good husk protection. Disease resistant plants grow 6-7' tall

Poaceae Zea mays
D dlarson

Cucumber : Burpee, Cucumber, Hybrid II

Cucumber: Burpee, Cucumber, Hybrid II image

Early and heavy yields

A home garden favorite. Early, productive and disease-resistant. SOW in average, well-drained soil in full sun in spring after danger of frost. Sow 4-6 seeds about 3" apart in hills 36" apart. Cover with 1" of fine soil; firm lightly and keep evenly moist. Seedlings emerge in 7-14 days.

Cucurbitaceae Cucumis sativus

Eggplant : Ferry-Morse, Early Long Purple

Eggplant: Ferry-Morse, Early Long Purple image

Purplish-black smooth eggplants

(Organic) Fruits are long, slightly bulbous. Deepen to rich purple near maturity. The slender fruits are meaty and easy to slice. Very prolific. Low in calories and high in vitamins A, C and the B group. This packet will plant apprximately a 60 foot row. Start seeds indoors in warm, sunny location 8-10 weeks befor transplanting outdoors. Wait 3 weeks after frost to transplant outside. Or, in warmer climates, sow directly in garden. Note: Eggplant requires full sun and rich, fertile, well-drained soil.

Solanaceae Solanum melongena
Renees Garden
Seed Packs $2.79

Lavender : Munstead

Lavender: Munstead image

Semi-dwarf variety with a clear sweet fragrance

Easy to grow Munstead has the perfume of authentic English lavender - a clear, sweet fragrance without medicinal overtones. The semi-dwarf plants grow into 1.5 to 2' silvery-green mounds with plump lavender-blue flower spikes. Use these plants in landscape borders for a wave of soft color in early summer. Their soft foliage and aromatic blooms will charm all your senses and attract a flotilla of butterflies and other beneficial insects.

Lamiaceae Lavandula angustifolia
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Lemon Balm : Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm: Lemon Balm image

Fragrant lemon-scented leaves and white flowers are attractive to bees

Lemon Balm is a member of the mint family and has fragrant lemon-scented leaves and clusters of small white flowers that are attractive to bees. Lemon Balm's botanical name "Melissa" is Greek for "honey bee". The leaves can be used for flavoring teas, ice cream, fruit or in pesto and also have medicinal qualities. Lemon Balm is often included in sachets and potpourris.

Lamiaceae Melissa officinalis
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Lettuce : Buttercrunch

Lettuce: Buttercrunch image

Best in cool climates, popular creamy soft leaves

This Bibb-type head lettuce has a larger, more compact yellow-white heart. It grows dark-green, red-tinged, thick, tender, richly flavored leaves in loose 4 to 5" rosettes. This heat-resistant variety is long lasting, bolt resistant, and free of mosaic disease. It was an "All-American Selections" winner in 1963.

Asteraceae Lactuca sativa
T toddandmaricel

Lettuce : Salad Bowl Blend

Lettuce: Salad Bowl Blend image

Custom blend of green and red lettuces.

Fill your bowl with the mixed color of Salad bowl! This blend has it all: delicious, pretty, sweet leaves in a heat tolerant variety. The greens and reds look beautiful in salads and sandwiches. Harvest young for terrific baby greens. Successive sowings will produce sweet lettuce spring through late fall!

Asteraceae Lactuca sativa
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Melon : Honeydew Green Flesh

Melon: Honeydew Green Flesh image

Smooth, high sugar, good storing melon

Smooth, hard creamy white rind without netting or sutures. 7.5"-8" x 6.5"-7" diameter, weighing is 5.5 to 6 pounds. Ripens to light gold, thick lime-green flesh, with high sugar. Good for storage and shipping, small cavity. Good variety for the Pacific Coast.

Cucurbitaceae Cucumis melo inodorus
Peaceful Valley
Certified Organic
Open Pollinated
Seed Packs $2.99

Onion : Evergreen Bunching

Onion: Evergreen Bunching image

Perfect for cut-and-come-again harvesting

Biennial: Also known as scallions, Evergreen's clusters of 4 to 9 leek-like stalks are non-bulbing and versatile. Crisp and tasty, this onion continues to grow and form new shoots throughout the growing season.

Amaryllidaceae Allium fistulosum
Q qtpiem95

Onion : Red Burgundy

Onion: Red Burgundy image

Excellent slicing for cooks

Also called Dark Red Beauty. Listed as Large Red in 1834 by Hovey & Co. of Boston; the name Wethersfield was first ascribed to this onion around 1852 by the American Seed Garden of Wethersfield, Connecticut. Large flattened globes with purple-red skin. Mildly pungent flesh with red concentric circles. Best used for salads and garnishes, not for extended storage. Long-day type.

Amaryllidaceae Allium cepa