Heirloom variety from the 1800s. Curved, club shaped fruit grows to 22cm/9” long with golden-yellow skin and creamy texture with a nutty sweet flavour, that can be eaten raw with dips, steamed, grilled, or poached in broth and served with herb butters...
The meaty tomatoes are not the prettiest around but they get up to 1-2 pounds in size. Called the "Mortgage Lifter" because, in the 1920s, William Estler in Virginia was able to avert bankruptcy by selling enough plants to pay off his mortgage.
Thyme is classified as a perennial herb and grow back for several years. The leaves have a marked, but agreeable, aroma and pungent flavor. Thyme is also know for attracting bees which are good pollinators to your flower and vegetable gardens.
✓ Thyme will thrive as a potted plant
✓ For drying leaves, cut entire plant to 2 in. above the ground just before it flowers in the early summer
Dark purplish-bronze foliage. Excellent for seasoning, and for basil vinegar which turns a beautiful red colour. Former All-American award winner, famous for its pure dark purple foliage, but in recent years it has become about 25% green.
In Sanskrit, means "horse" and "sweat" or "smell of perspiration", implying that the ashwagandha herb builds stallion-like strength. Avoid overwatering. The dried and powdered root strengthens and stimulates the immune system, and is a powerful antioxidant.
New open-pollinated zucchini co-developed with California grower Bill Reynold. Bred for the market grower but ideal in the home garden. Open plants with smooth, spineless stalks and long harvest period reflecting its exceptional vigor.
✓ Seeds of Change contributes 1-percent of net sales to advance the cause of sustainable organic agriculture worldwide
Attractive, bright golden-orange roots, are best eaten when small, but retain their sweet flavour and do not become fibrous when larger. Tops are used as cooked greens. Excellent pickled, in salads, gourmet borscht or grilled.
Cook like a chef with the Organic Culinary Herb collection. Add flavor to any dish. Contains 1-pack each of Slow Bolt Cilantro, Genovese Basil, Dill, Italian Flat Leaf Parsley, Thai Basil and Summer Thyme.
Introduced by Burpee over 100 years ago this large-fruited variety is still popular today. Smooth black oval fruits are 16cm/6.5" long, 13cm/5" across, and average 1kg/2lb. Holds well and retains good color.
Produces 10kg/25lb fruits with juicy flesh that is bright red with old fashioned sweet flavour and fine texture. Great for slicing, in fruit salads and juicing...the rind is quite thick and lends itself to being its own tureen or punch bowl for soups...
Hardy biennial 3 ft. Heat tolerant and frost hardy, leaves grow sweeter with fall frosts. This variety yields tender, mild-flavored, blue-green collard leaves which are full of vitamins and antioxidants.
✓ Seeds of change contribute 1-percent of net sales to advance the cause of sustainable organic agriculture worldwide
✓ Independently tested for high germination rates and purity, meets or exceeds federal standards
Similar to anise basil, but the flavour and fragrance is distinctively less licorice-like. This is the true strain used in Vietnamese and Thai cooking. Essential fresh cut accompaniment to many Vietnamese dishes, including pho, a famous beef or chicken...
Deep-red “baby” pods make very attractive menu additions and older pods remain tender even at 20cm/8” length, and retain their red colour when cooked. The attractive red stems and branches, red-veined green leaves are ornamental as well as tasty!...
Long standing variety with thick, textured, dark green leaves very rich in iron and perfect for salads, soup or lightly steamed. Rich flavour without the strong metallic overtone as some heat tolerant varieties have.
Carrots are cylindrical, smooth, bright-orange roots with short, weak tops. This variety stores well, plus it grows well in heavier soils. Great all-around quality that you can use for gourmet salads, soups, and stews.
Product Width (in.): 3.25
Product Depth (in.): .01
Mature Height: 12 inches
Sold as: Packet
Landscape Supply Type: Seeds
They should be kept weeded, a clean mulch can reduce this job: Yes
(Strawberry popcorn) This little mahogany-red corn is so cute! Just 5-7cm/2-3" long, the ears actually look like strawberries. They are gorgeous for fall decorations, and of course they are great for popping.
Leaves are fine to medium in thickness and dark blue-green in colour. It is uniform, upright, and very vigorous. Excellent for the fresh, processing, and potplant markets. Highly resistant to diseases and is tolerant of thrips and leaf tip burn.