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.
(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.
Indeterminate vines. Small round fruited heirloom tomato, yellow with a blush of pink, and a slight peach-like fuzz. But when picked green just before frost, the fruits keep for up to 4 months, and the flavour improves with storage.
Heat: 350,000 Scoville units. This is a fiery chile of the habanero type with elongated bright scarlet red fruits reminiscent of Chinese lanterns. It is earlier and more tolerant of the cooler temperatures.
(Chinese parsley) The piquant flavour of fresh coriander leaves, so essential in authentic Chinese and Latin American cuisines, has become very popular in recent years. ‘Longstanding' is the strain commonly grown in North America for fresh leaves.
It is commonly grown as a decorative and functional plant in many home gardens, and bees use its pollen to make delectable honey. Certified Organic Seed. Thyme is one of the most widely used culinary herbs.
Can be used as jack-o-lantern and is ideal for entering into fairs for competition on heaviest squash! 120 days. Large pumpkin often weighing up to 45kg/100lb ripening to a pinkish orange with very thick flesh.
Much loved by bees, it is an excellent choice for meadow gardens. John Gerard´s (1633) says "the decoction of Prunell made with wine or water doth joine together and make whole and sound all wounds, both inward and outward." Due to its astringent action,...
(Jing jie) Chinese herb used to treat the common cold and its symptoms, chills, sore throat, and headaches. Helps to lower temperature and promote sweating. Chinese herbalists say this herb expels ‘wind' and promotes ‘eruption.'
Prolific yellow squash with excellent firm, fine-grained flesh. Club-shaped fruits are best eaten when 10-15cm/4-6" long. Bushy plants are heavy yielders, starting in 45-60 days. Delicious sliced and sauteed with zucchini, onion, garlic and herbs in olive...
Proven effective against herpes. 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 leaves burst of lemon when squeezed.
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall/Anytime
The attractive red stems and branches, red-veined green leaves are ornamental as well as tasty! 60 days. 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...
Mung bean sprouts have been cultivated in the orient for thousands of years. Of seed per ounce. Low calorie and high in fiber, Mung Beans have a crisp nutty flavor that can be stir-fried or eaten raw in salads.
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.
Imagine tossing these tasty peppery leaves into your next salad. (Japanese mustard) The deeply frilled foliage has beautiful red streaks set against a green background. The visual effect is like an abstract expressionist painting, mesmerizing if you let...
(Hibiscus) Lovely flowers known throughout the tropics for their flavouring qualities. Tea made with the fleshy calyces has a lemony flavour and beautiful ruby colour. Requires a long hot growing season.