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This HEIRLOOM cultivar remains a beloved favorite by many. A vigorous, disease-resistant, fast-maturing variety that easily establishes in cooler spring soils. You will be rewarded with an early and abundant harvest of stringless and flavorful, 5- to 6-inch long beans. The beans lend themselves equally well to freezing, canning and garden snacking!
This early maturing variety boasting wide, flat, stringless, Roma-type beans on tall vigorous vines is a personal favorite! The 7- to 8-inch long beans are persistently tender on the vine and simply divine!
Kestrel is a smooth, globe shaped, dark red, dual purpose variety that can be harvested early for baby beets or left in the field to mature to full size storage beets. Slow to bolt with bright green tops, a refined tap root and that sweet beet flavor.
Perfect for our growing season, this early maturing, easy to grow hybrid yields abundant harvests from August through October. The 24-inch stalk boasts medium-sized, slightly oval, remarkably uniform buttons with a wonderfully rich, slight nutty flavor.
This crisp, extra sweet, Nantes carrot with 6-inch, bright orange, blunt-tipped roots raises the bar on flavor and quality. They hold very well in the ground, retaining their sweet and crisp traits even if left in the garden for later harvests.
This eye-catching celery sports an abundance of vivid pink stems, blushed with burgundy and clean green tops. A versatile and uniquely flavored celery with hints of sweet anise, the slender stems are perfect in salads, soups or tossed with roasted vegetables. A cinch to grow compared to classic celery.
Born from Cornell’s breeding program in 1980, this disease resistant, bush variety is ideal for small growing areas, containers and even hanging baskets. The 2- to 3-foot vines yield an impressive numbers of flavorful, full-sized slicers. Enjoy for snacking, salads and sandwiches. Also makes a great pickler!
A non-bulbing, fast growing, early to mature, summer-type leek. King Richard can be harvested in August and then into the fall. It will withstand light frosts, but should be not be left to overwinter. The 12-inch shafts are remarkably uniform with a sweet mild flavor.
Another standout from Cornell’s breeding program, this gourmet melon is a sensory delight! The 3- to 5-pound beautifully ribbed fruits are aromatic, juicy and full of flavor with a syrupy sweetness. They are borne on strong, healthy, productive and disease resistant plants. Harvest at full-slip, when a gentle tug removes the fruit from the vine.
This open-pollinated, French HEIRLOOM, produces 2-pound, powerfully fragrant fruits with a diminutive seed cavity. Richly flavored and oh-so-heavenly-sweet, orange flesh with hints of caramel. Named “little grey,” for its appearance before ripening, the fruits of this farmers’ market crowd-pleaser are as attractive as they are delicious.
This coveted All American Selections gold medal winner, Bred by the late Calvin Lamborn, was later voted the #1 all-time AAS recipient! Truly one of the very best raw treats in the garden. The tall vines climb 5 to 7 feet and require staking or trellising. Pods reach their peak sweetness when completely filled.
Viva Mexico! Immature dark green, thick-walled ‘Poblano’ peppers are a perennial favorite with generally mild fruit and a rich, mellow flavor beloved for stuffing and making chile rellenos. Allowed to fully mature, ripen to red and dried, the ‘Ancho’ peppers have a sweet heat and make a phenomenal smoky, ancho chile powder or the classic ‘mole poblano.’ Well-branched plants stand 2- to 3-feet tall and perform well both in containers and your beds.
With variegated fruit and foliage, Between the Lines will add some visual intrigue and sophistication to your garden and plate. Fruits start green, then ripen in assorted stripes and a rainbow mix of orange, yellow, burgundy and purple. Peppers are sweet, crunchy, early and abundant!
Struggle with growing sweet peppers or disappointed with your harvest? Mountaineer is a highly productive, regionally adapted variety yielding generous quantities of tasty, tapered sweet bells. Peppers mature to red, but can be harvested green, half and half, or somewhere in between. Perfect for snacking or for supper.
Gourmet gardeners will love this authentic Spanish HEIRLOOM, a prized specialty pepper direct from the Galicia region. A tapas food tradition, the young peppers are picked small and bite-sized, quickly sizzled in a fruity olive oil, sprinkled with a coarse sea salt, and eaten whole, seeds, stems and all. They are mostly mild, but an occasional unpredictable hot one lends an element of “Spanish Roulette” to your dining. Plants are vigorous and may be harvested early, and abundantly, for an extremely long season. Heat increases as they ripen to red. Also savored as a pickled pepper treat!
If you like ‘em sweet, this little gem is for you! Not bell-shaped, but belongs in this sweet category with its crisp, colorful compatriots. Compact plants produce a profusion of early, tapered, 4-inch fruits that begin golden, streak purple, then turn more deeply purple, before turning fully red if left on the plant. Harvest a sparkling assortment of sweet, thick walled fruit to enjoy fresh, roasted, stuffed, pickled or sautéed.
Edible and ornamental, this Fleuroselect award-winner is an explosion of lush! Prolifically adorned with clusters of five-petaled, carmine-rose blooms and oh-so-sweet red fruit. This ever-bearing variety, cascades and spreads gently with restrained runners, yielding an abundance of berries from summer until frost. A gorgeous, edible feature for your patio, balcony or garden bed.
Decorate and dine with this colorful and flavorful farmers’ market favorite! A semi-bush, hybrid of sweet dumpling and acorn squash, each is uniquely flecked in hues of green, gold and ivory. Inside, the golden-yellow flesh is nutty and maple sweet. After displaying for fall decorations, they may be stored for months, roasted and enjoyed. Flavor only improves with storage.
This one is not only beautiful, but comes with bragging rights! Prolific, early producing, crack-resistant and performs well even under heavy disease pressure. Exceptional flavor, texture and sweetness to boot!
This dusky purple beefsteak is a cross between two beloved heirloom, taste-test winners — Cherokee Purple and Carbon. Expect the resiliency, crack resistance and higher yields of a hybrid, coupled with the rich and complex flavors of the heirloom parents. Makes one of the most delicious tomato sandwiches you’ll ever taste!
This new introduction from Cornell’s breeding program will ignite your tomato-loving fire. This visually striking red cherry, emblazoned with gold streaks, has a classic red flavor with brighter notes to tantalize your taste buds. Firmer skin and crack-resistance allows fruit to gracefully age on the vine and prolongs “shelf-life” off the vine. High yielding.
A wildly productive little snacking tomato with endearing, heart-shaped, super sweet, crack-resistant beauties that melt in your mouth. Dramatic cascades of dozens of sweet little strawberry-shaped fruit form seemingly magical trusses up to 2-feet long. Strong vines and heavy yields will keep you enjoying these little jewels right up until frost.
Bite-sized delicacies that will rival the sweetest of the sweet tomatoes! An open-pollinated force, this vigorous indeterminate plant is a non-stop producer of brilliant red, sugary sweet, dime-sized morsels. Fruit is bigger than a currant, yet smaller than an average cherry tomato. This beloved variety might join the ranks of others on your must-grow list.
A visual delight! This Oregon-bred Lacinato-type kale, released through the Open Source Seed Initiative, is a vigorous producer of gorgeous, large, blue-green leaves with distinct purple-pink midribs and veins. Classic Lacinato flavor and tenderness make it ideal for fresh kale salads and for smoothies. Compared to other kale, ‘Dazzling Blue’ boasts unparalleled cold hardiness, with colors that intensify and flavors that continue to sweeten as temperatures cool. Upright growth habit.
This small, shrub-like herb with aromatic, culinary and ornamental appeal, performs equally well in containers, rock gardens and as a ground cover. Tender green sprigs with an intense lemony bouquet are accented by tiny lavender flowers. Use both leaves and flowers to infuse lemon, coupled with a subtle essence of thyme, into your culinary and medicinal endeavors.
Commonly called Licorice Mint, this flowering herb is adorned with violet-blue, profoundly fragrant, bottlebrush flower spikes that persist through the summer and fall. Heat and drought tolerant, insect and disease resistant, this easy to establish perennial is superb for cutting and attracting bees, hummingbirds and butterflies.
One of the most profuse and longest-blooming Agastache, Coronado has a bushy upright habit with 24- to 30-inch, tangerine and raspberry brushed, tubular blooms atop silvery-green aromatic foliage. This drought-tolerant, care-free, enduring bloomer is an excellent choice for attracting birds, bees and beneficial insects to your garden from early June until frost.
Looking for more native species for your garden? Purple Giant is the only native Agastache species in Massachusetts — Listed as Endangered under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act. Statelier than most, it reaches up to 4-feet tall and is topped with silvery-purple flowers from July through September. An aromatic, floriferous and drought tolerant addition to your perennial beds and wildflower gardens. Like all Agastache, a pollinator’s delight!
Add drifts of soft color and heady scent to your gardens with this neat and tidy variety. Graceful wands of lavender-rose tubular blooms atop gray-green aromatic foliage beckon hummingbirds, pollinators and beneficials. A carefree, long summer bloomer that is low maintenance, heat and drought tolerant. Eye-catching when massed.
A compact, bushy, trailing and self-cleaning annual blanketed in stunning violet, trumpet-shaped flowers with blue overtones and yellow throats. Gracefully spilling over the edges of window boxes, hanging baskets and containers, these non-stop bloomers will add that unforgettable, eye-catching pop to your designs all summer long. Pollinators and beneficials can’t resist them either!
A compact, bushy, trailing and self-cleaning annual blanketed in inviting, warm orange trumpet-shaped flowers with darker orange centers and yellow eyes. Gracefully spilling over the edges of window boxes, hanging baskets and containers, these non-stop bloomers will add that unforgettable, eye-catching pop to your designs all summer long. Pollinators and beneficials can’t resist them either!
This award-winning variety is an improved selection of the original Magnus cultivar. The petals of these enormous blooms have a deeper rose pink coloration and radiate more horizontally than the original, up to 6 inches across, creating an arresting display. Cut often to encourage further blooming and enjoy in bouquets. Seedheads provide winter interest in the garden or may be harvested for dried floral creations. Plants may be easily divided in early spring. An exceptionally hardy, heat and drought tolerant perennial which is a must-have for your borders and cutting garden.
This late summer darling thrives in heat and is delightful both in the garden and the vase. A cut-and-come-again workhorse with radiant violet, button-like blossoms atop slender, vertical stems with sparse velvety leaves. Perfect for both your fresh and dried bouquets.
Monarda citriodora, also known as Bee Balm, Horsemint and Lemon Mint, is and enduring native wildflower featuring citrusy aromatic foliage, erect 24- to 30-inch tall stems and smoky-lavender, whorled bracts. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds flock to these late summer, edible blooms. Self-seeding annual.
These prolific producing, giant African Marigolds will add a lively and tropical presence to your mixed borders and cutting gardens. Sturdy, uniform, ruffly orange 3-inch blooms sit atop 36- to 40-inch tall, strong stems. Undemanding and versatile, flowers are edible, can be used for companion planting, enjoyed in bouquets or strung up to make a homegrown leis!
This semi-trailing variety undergoes an enchanting color transformation as the bold burgundy-purple blooms evolve into a vintage dusty lavender-rose. A simply stunning edible and ornamental. Perfect in containers, window boxes or as a gorgeous seasonal ground cover. Both leaves and flowers are edible with a peppery zing.
This HEIRLOOM favorite, with cheery blooms in shades of yellow, orange and red, grows up to 10 feet in a season! Perfect for covering walls, arbors, fences and creating an explosion of sunshine. Both leaves and flowers are edible with a peppery zing.
For a girl that loves variegation, these are a win! Luminous yellow blooms, with scarlet-red accents are held en masse above brilliantly variegated foliage. The interplay of color between the flowers and foliage of this semi-trailing variety will light up your containers, baskets and borders. Both leaves and flowers are edible with a peppery zing.
A self-sowing HEIRLOOM variety, standing 3- to 4-feet tall carries trumpet-like blooms in hues of lilac, smoky mauve, white, pink, violet and a dusky dark purple. In the evening an intoxicating scent, with hints of jasmine, orange blossom and gardenia, will perfume your whole garden. Excellent cut flower and addition to the back of your borders.
The frilly, highly doubled, brilliant crimson red, 4-inch pompom-style blooms of this annual poppy will make a statement in your landscape with their unusual form and stunning color. The massive blooms stand 3- to 4-feet tall and emerge from misty, blue-green ruffled foliage. This focal point for your containers, beds and borders will readily reseed to be enjoyed again for years to come!
Stunning as a single or breathtaking en masse, this 2- to 3-foot tall variety has densely ruffled, exquisitely fringed and full-bodied 5-inch scarlet-red blooms. Harvest the flowers as cuts to encourage re-bloom, enjoy the magical seed heads fresh or dried and allow others to gently reseed in situ to enjoy again for years to come!
This 18- to 24-inch tall Fleuroselect gold medal winner is blanketed in a warm palette of 4-inch blooms in shades of gold, orange, chocolate and mahogany. A long-lasting cut flower, harvest blooms frequently or deadhead spent blooms for a longer display. This versatile cultivar is a heat and drought tolerant, sturdy and sun-loving perennial, that beacons to butterflies and pollinators.
Blooming from summer to frost, this magnificent mix radiates warmth and produces a nonstop show of fully and semi-double flowers in glowing shades of orange, yellow and coppery red. Moroccan Sun looks stunning planted in en-masse and makes a dazzling cut flower, with erect 24-inch stems and darker contrasting centers. A pollinator-friendly, heat and drought tolerant perennial.
You can never know grow enough of this versatile and textural addition to your cutting garden! Tall, 36- to 40-inch well-branched plants produce vibrant, copper and rusty red-orange, papery blooms with golden eyes. These everlastings are an exceptional cut flower both fresh and also dried. Pollinators love them too!
A fresh and dried bouquet flower favorite! Tall, 36- to 40-inch, well-branched, heavy-blooming plants produce loads of creamy white to silvery, rose-frosted, papery blooms. Rose coloring is subtler on young blooms and darkens as they mature and open. These heat and drought tolerant everlastings thrive in summer sun, persist until frost and are an exceptional cut flower both fresh and dried. Pollinators love them too!
Winner of the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit, this 5- to 6-foot tall, well-branched sunflower has an exquisite display of rich, 6-inch, wine-colored blooms with dark central discs. Striking in the back of a mixed border, or harvest and enjoy the long vase-life of these dramatic, pollen-less blooms.
Developed by world-renowned breeder Dr. Keith Hammett, this cultivar hits the trifecta of timeless form, an evolution of captivating color and intoxicating fragrance — amongst the most intense perfumes of all the sweet peas. New buds emerge primrose, then unfurl to reveal large, creamy white, ruffly blooms with lavender kissed edges that deepen and increase with age. Strong climbing vines produce heavy sets of long-stemmed flowers that beg to be cut for profoundly aromatic and elegant bouquets.
This British-bred specialty sweet pea offers an alluring, pastel blue hue and silky, ruffled blooms. With abundant, exhibition-quality blooms per stem and a sweet perfume, you can transform your trellis into a little slice of heaven. A fistful of these stems makes a magical bouquet unto itself.
Bred by Dr. Keith Hammett, ‘Blue Vein’ is simply captivating! The petite flowers unfurl a warm tangerine-coral, and as they age, the veins turn an iridescent violet blue. This new introduction certainly deserves a spot on your trellis.
This stunning two-toned bicolor, almost tricolor, bred by Dr. Keith Hammett, sports large, lusciously scented, wavy blooms in shades of purple, violet and lavender-blue. Cut often and enjoy long-stemmed bouquets with the fragrance of an old-fashioned and form of an exhibition sweet pea. You will extend your bloom season in doing so!
For a purple-loving girl like myself, this long-stemmed, super-fragrant Spencer variety is a win-win! The ruffled, multidimensional, warm grapey-violet blooms with their intoxicating perfume are simply irresistible. A standout variety in the sweet pea patch!
Elegant, long-stemmed, softly frilled, pure-white blooms with an enchanting scent reminiscent of jasmine and orange blossoms. Oh my! A handful of these nostalgic blooms will sweetly perfume any room. Cut often to extend your bloom season.
A beautiful variety to cloak a fence or arbor and provide striking bouquets with unrivaled depth of color. The satiny, dark, boysenberry blooms reminiscent of a fine vintage wine unfurl with evolving nuances of color and a seductive perfume of orange blossoms and honey.