Harvest after killing frost.This item's size, weight, or shape may require an additional shipping surcharge based on the shipping location selected. Cut the plants when 80-90% of the seeds have matured (turned brown).
Attracts Beneficial Insects: Yes
Days To Maturity: 35-42 bloom, 70-84 grain production
Thrives in cool conditions. Specific charges will be displayed during checkout.Cut the plants near the base when most of the green color has turned brown and the seeds are hardening (no longer milky).If anything you purchase from us proves unsatisfactory,...
Seeding rate: 2.5-3 lb./1,000 sq.ft. Organically grown. After winnowing, the grain is ready to cook for oatmeal or grind for oat flour. Specific charges will be displayed during checkout.Cut the plants near the base when most of the green color has turned...
Although the process is lengthy it is possible to extract molasses, and even sugar, at home from sugar beets grown in your garden. A traditional source of molasses and sugar. Sow in open ground in May; pull roots in October.
Broccoli-like vegetable from China. Start indoors in April or sow direct after last frost. Flowering stalks, young leaves and buds are delicious steamed, boiled or fried with other vegetables, meat or on its own.
Herbs with edible flowers to add to salads, omelettes, desserts, and drinks. Feast for the eyes -- pleasing to the palate. They can even be candied. Borage, Calendula, Heartsease, Nasturtium, Citrus Marigold.
Native to India and cultivated extensively in southeast Asia as well, the seeds are similar to caraway. (Indian celery) One of the many distinctive spices of Indian cooking, the seeds are used in curries, pickles and chutneys.
Piper Sudan grass is a great catch crop for excess nitrogen. Produces heavy amounts of organic matter and suppresses weeds. It grows quickly at heights up to 7 feet. Uses: Erosion Control, Green Manure, Nitrogen Scavenger, No Till, Organic Matter (Biomass),...
The showy purple flowers are edible! Their fragrance has a wintergreen overtone, and may be added to soups, fruit, potato salads, ravioli, and to desserts as a garnish. Sow into moist soil in full sun.
Great for underseeding with a legume. Great for garlic beds and other vegetables. Oats will kill off winter weeds and hold soil with a mat of vegetation! A high yielding oat that can produce over 100 bushels per acre.
Used medicinally for sore throat, bronchitis and cough. An important commercial spice crop in India where the pungent, aromatic seeds are in great demand in curries, pickles, confectionery and beverages.
(15 lb./acre) as an annual, or let grow the next year over 6 ft. Of nitrogen per acre although 100 lb. Excellent conditioner for poor and thin soils. It has deep tap roots that mine soil nutrients and water from deep within the soil.
They are also used externally in the form of poultices or ointments for the treatment of aches, pains, arthritis, and rheumatism, All parts of the plant are poisonous if used improperly, especially if ingested.
(Purple archangel) Attractive beeplant and medicinal herb with purple-tinged foliage and purple-red flowers. Flowers and foliage stop hemorrhages; tea is useful against chills as it acts on the kidneys and induces sweating.
Major improvement on the standard variety. All-American winner for 1997. A very regal looking plant! Has dense deep purple inflorescences contrasting with the dark green leaves. Spicy anise-licorice aroma and flavour; excellent served fresh in such dishes...
When in flower, it is used as a gland stimulant and an aphrodisiac. This is the flower of deceit, giving off its lovely perfume only in the evening. Leaves picked before the flowers appear are nutritious salad greens.
Very easy to grow. Like the green variety, the leaves are best used when young when they are sweet and slightly tangy. The brilliant red leaves are cooked like spinach to make Jamaican and Guyanese-style callaloo, a traditional dish that originally came...
Seeds used in curries and bread, although its close cousin black cumin is better. (Love-in-a-mist) Finely divided leaves create a mist effect surrounding the lovely blue flowers. Seeds stored with clothing repel insects.
Leaves are cooked like spinach or in soup, or raw in salads. (Garland chrysanthemum; Chopsuey green) Popular Oriental green with an unusual strong flavour. Very easy to grow. Fast grower; successive sowings every two weeks will ensure continuous supply.
Requires staking, and a sunny location. Flowers are arranged in large umbel inflorescence—domes of umbrella forming florets. They are known to act against kidney stones, angina pectoris, muscle spasms, gastrointestinal cramps, colic, painful menstruation...
The roots were used for many conditions including diarrhea, stomach ache, toothache, coughs, sore throat, fever, and the flu. (American licorice) The sweet-tasting roots of wild licorice were once important medicine to the Great Plains Indians.