A compact variety suited for both fresh cut production and for pot production. Excellent for fresh cut sales in bags or bunches. Leaves are medium to large in size and have excellent shelf-life for fresh use.
Alternaria blight shows as brown-black lesions edged with yellow on leaf margins beginning on oldest leaves. Pelleted seed requires a little extra attention when it comes to watering, as it performs best with consistent, moderate soil moisture throughout...
Studies show that the root extract greatly increases the work capacity of muscles and normalizes blood sugar levels quickly after exertion, and improves memory and learning. Contains ecdysteroids which have anabolic-like growth promoting effects without...
These store well for winter use and are delicious baked, steamed or grilled using your favourite herb blend. Flesh is deep orange with moist and very fine texture and sweet flavour that is high in fibre and beta carotene.
Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima 'Burgess Buttercup'
Excellent for cooking and for freezing. Bushy plants take minimum space, perfect for crowded city gardens. Matures in 50 days and keeps producing for an extended time. Fruits are ready to eat when 15-20cm/6-8" long.
Considered by many to be the best flavoured tomatillo. Fruits are large, up to 5cm/2" across. Delicious raw or stewed, and in salsa verde. A traditional variety that produces deep, wine-stained fruit, sweeter than other varieties.
Botanical Name: Physalis philadelphica 'Purple de Milpa'
Striking plant. Important tonic herb for the liver. Its glossy leaves are painted with veins of creamy white which, according to tradition, originated from the milk of the Virgin which once fell upon a plant.
Delicious sliced and sauteed with zucchini, onion, garlic and herbs in olive oil and and butter. Club-shaped fruits are best eaten when 10-15cm/4-6" long. Prolific yellow squash with excellent firm, fine-grained flesh.
(Coneflower) Highly regarded blood purifier used in the treatment of diseases caused by impurities. Rich reddish-purple daisies appear from July to September. Said to increase bodily resistance to infection by strengthening the immune system.
They can be steamed whole, or hollowed out, stuffed and baked, or they can be sliced, sauteed in butter until golden brown. The flavour is pleasantly nutty. They are most tender when just 5-8cm (2-3") across.
Of seed per ounce. If allowed to grow for seven days, wheat reaches the "grass" stage when it can be juiced for a nutritious drink. Great for sprouts or juiced! Wheat sprouts are amazingly sweet and easy to sprout.
Of seed per ounce. Clover sprouts contain the most significant dietary sources of isoflavons of any sprout variety. Loaded with protein! Great for a snack, on sandwiches, or in salad, clover sprouts are loaded with calcium, potassium, protein, iron, and...
Use them in salads, sandwiches, soups or just as a snack. The health benefits you will find in these 6 varieties are second to none. We have assembled 6 of the most popular seed varieties for sprouts and will deliver them to you as Certified Organic Seeds.
The stalks get only 120-150cm/4-5ft tall, so the plants blend in well with ornamental grasses or at the back of the garden. They are gorgeous for fall decorations, and of course they are great for popping.
Known as when dried by smoking. Used fresh either green or ripe red in salsa, stews, breads, sauces, dips, or just about anything that needs spicing up. Best known hot chile, 5-7cm/2-3” long, 2-3cm/1-1.5” in diameter.
How this escaped wider attention we don't know, but we are sure that it will become a staple in home gardens in the coming years. The pods were absolutely incredible! They had a sharp but pleasant radishy taste, with a very nice crunchy texture.
Improved from a USDA specimen by Dr. John Navazio, Dragon looks smashing sliced on a relish tray, and contains as much of the powerful antioxidant lycopene as tomatoes do. Varieties have been selected for their exceptional performance.
A truly delightful tea made from the dried leaves is our favourite anytime tea as it both stimulates the heart and calms the nerves. Fresh chopped leaves are also interesting in salads, soups and stews.
Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall/Anytime