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Photo unavailable CATNIP or Catmint (NEPETA cataria)
Organic Catnip

A member of the mint family. Well known favorite of our feline friends but also a medicinal herb for people, known to have relaxing properties. Can be used fresh or dried. The lvs have a minty scent & is commonly used in teas, salads, sauces & stews. Herbaceous perennial. The tubular wht blms w/prpl spots are borne in whorls in summer. Ht: 2-3’. Width: 3’. Exp: sun/pt shade. Water: mod/dry(drought tolerant). USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable CAULIFLOWER 'Graffiti F1 Hybrid
Organic Cauliflower

The brilliant purple heads are a great draw-it is quite the showstopper! Unlike other purple types, Graffiti produces a true cauliflower head. The colorful florets are attractive served raw w/dip or as a cooked vegetable. Upright, vigorous plants have good head protection. Tender texture & mild cauliflower flavor is superb when eaten raw or cooked & most of the color is retained when cooked! Plant in sun. (Maturity: 80 days)

Photo unavailable CAULIFLOWER 'Snowball Y'
Organic Heirloom Cauliflower

Heirloom-Introduced in 1947 by Ferry Morse, Snowball Y offers smooth, tight curds on deep 6-7” white heads that are very flavorful. Dwarf plants have erect outer leaves that offer good sun protection. Cauliflower is a good source of vitamins A and C and has a low fat content. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 70 days) (Brassica oleracea ‘Snowball Y’)

CELERY 'Peppermint Stick', Organic Celery CELERY 'Peppermint Stick'
Organic Celery

A leafy herb w/ a full-bodied spicy celery flavor. Unique, bicolored red & white stems are attractive in the garden or on the plate. Can be used fresh in soups or sauces. Stalks stay red even when cooked. Let plants bolt to use seeds as a spice. Aromatic Biennial/Perennial. Slow to bolt. Height: 16-24". Plant spacing 6”. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. (Maturity: 80-90 days) (Apium graveolens)

Photo unavailable CELERY 'Tango'
Organic Celery

An early, heavy yielder w/exceptionally smooth stalks. Each stalk is tender, sweet & never stringy. Greatly improved variety, easy to grow & comes in 2 weeks earlier than most varieties. The self-branching stalks have a big celery crunch w/apple green tops that are 18-20” tall. It is more tolerant of less than ideal conditions than other varieties. Plant in sun/part shade. (Maturity: 55-85 days)(Apium graveolens ‘Tango’).

Photo unavailable CHAMOMILE 'German'
Organic Chamomile

Chamomile leaves and flowers may be used fresh or dried and are best when picked the day they open. Flowers can be picked for several months. Leaving the last flowers to set seed usually allows the plant to self sow the next year. Annual Herb. Height: 8-24”. Width: 6-12”. Bloom time: late spring. Bloom color: white with yellow center. Exposure: sun to part shade. (Matricaria recutita syn. M. chamomilla, Chamomilla recutita)

Photo unavailable CHERVIL 'Brussels Winter'
Organic Chervil

Winter hardy plant for early salad greens or for the herb garden. Chervil has flat, light green, lacy leaves with a flavor somewhere between parsley and anise. The plant strongly resembles parsley and is often referred to as gourmet parsley. In the garden, the plants attract beneficial insects and can be useful as a trap crop for slugs. Annual/biennial. Height: 1-2’. Exposure: part shade. (Maturity: 18 days micro, 60 full size)

Photo unavailable CHIVES
Organic Chives

Use the leaves & lavender flowers to dress up soups & salads w/a slightly spicy garnish. Chives have a mild onion flavor & has tubular, grass-like, dk green leaves which grow in clumps. Also works well for freezing and drying. Chives are easily harvested by clipping w/scissors. Bulbous Perennial. As an ornamental, grows nicely in rock gardens & in containers. Height: 12”. Can tolerate part shade. (Allium schoenoprasum)

Photo unavailable CILANTRO 'Santo'
Organic Cilantro

Classic Mexican herb. An extra-slow-bolting selection grown for its lvs. Often associated w/Mexican dishes, this strong scented herb grows out flat, toothed lvs for chopping into salsas & other preparations. Seeds are reputed to help reduce stress. Easy to grow & tolerant of cooler conditions, prefers full sun & some shade in the hottest climates. Fully grown, it is cut at a height of 12-18”. Annual. (Coriandrum sativum ‘Santo’)

Photo unavailable COLLARD 'Georgia'
Organic Heirloom Collard

Heirloom-Collards are the soul food of the South! ‘Georgia’ is a top producer of tender, mild flavored greens w/reliable, heavy yields. The long, loosely-held leaves are dk grn w/stark white midribs. The plants average 36” tall and are non-heading. It is both heat and cold tolerant and is also slow to bolt, so it is suited for many climates. Plant in sun.(Maturity: 70 days)(Brassica oleracea var. acephala ‘Georgia’)

Photo unavailable COMFREY (Symphytum Officinalis)
Knitbone, Boneset

Herbaceous perennial native to Europe. Used as a topical to treat skin irritations, cuts, sprains and swelling. Beautiful in any garden with long oval shaped fuzzy leaves topped with a purple bell shaped flower. Height: 3-4'. Bloom time: May-September. USDA Z9. Please note: Comfrey should not be taken internally as, even in small doses over time, it can be harmful.

Photo unavailable CUCUMBER 'Armenian'
Organic Heirloom Cucumber

Heirloom-Introduced from Armenia to Italy in the 1400’s, this attractive, crisp cuke stays sweet even when the fruit is large. This variety has thin skins w/dense flesh, few seeds, and a pleasant mild flavor. It is easily digestible–skin & all. It is heavily ribbed w/light green skin. Produces very long, 12-30” fruit, best eaten when 12-18” long & less than 2 œ” across. Plant in full sun. Thrives in hot weather. (Maturity: 70 days).

Photo unavailable CUCUMBER 'Lemon'
Organic Heirloom Lemon Cucumber

Heirloom-Delicate flavor & crunchy bite. Round 3-4” fruits turn from pale greenish ylw to lemon ylw (the best eating stage) & then bt. gldn ylw. Tender & sweet & excellent for salads & pickling & easy to digest. It is easy to grow & does well in short summers. Performs well in cool conditions. Good in large containers & the vines yield heavily for long periods of time. Rust & drought resistant. Plant in full sun. (Maturity: 68 days)

Photo unavailable CUCUMBER 'National Pickling'
Organic Cucumber

Pickled or fresh! Short, thick cukes w/blunt ends, perfect for pickles & also delicious for slicing. Avg. 6”, 1 Œ lbs. & are slightly tapered to fit nicely in a pickle jar. Thin medium green skin w/some striping & black spines. High yielding, early fruiting on vigorous, medium vines. This is the pickling cuke that pickle growers asked for! Full sun but tolerates some shade. Resistant to scab & cucumber mosaic virus. (Maturity: 52 days)

Photo unavailable DILL 'Bouquet'
Organic Dill

The most widely grown organic dill for fresh eating, flowers & seed heads. An early maturing variety, producing seed heads well ahead of others & right in time for pickling. The foliage is great sprinkled on potatoes, tomatoes, grilled salmon, spinach, green beans, cucumbers, squash, & lamb chops. Considered the best for seed production. Annual or Biennial. Avg. height is 30”. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 45 days leaf, 95 seed)

Photo unavailable EGGPLANT 'Black Beauty'
Organic Heirloom Eggplant

Heirloom-Quite productive & one of the most popular varieties! Known for its large, plump, dk purple, egg-shaped fruit, 4-6” across by 6 œ” long & is the standard worldwide for large-fruited black eggplants. The flesh is smooth & pale ylw w/excellent flavor. Delicious fried, in casseroles & several ethnic dishes. One plant will typically yield 4-6 fruits. Plant in sun.(Maturity: 75-80 days)(Solanum melongena ‘Black Beauty’)

Photo unavailable FENNEL 'Bronze'
Organic Fennel

A non-bulbing fennel w/magnificent bronze coloring. Feathery foliage, sweet fennel flavor, makes an eye-catching addition to any salad or dressing. The lvs & seeds are used in cooking. Great seasoning for fish. Vigorous & uniform strain that is slow to bolt. It is a terrific foliage plant & a great attraction for butterflies & beneficial insects. Perennial or Biennial. Ht.: 2-4’. Sp.: 2-4’. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5-9

Photo unavailable FENNEL 'Orion' F1
Organic Fennel

Big & high yielding. Large, thick, rounded bulbs w/high yield potential. The bulbs average 3-4” wide & are very uniform & should be harvested when the bulb thickens. Crisp & tasty w/nice anise flavor. Delicious chopped & served raw w/olive oil, steamed w/butter or added to stir fries. Makes a great seasoning for fish, eggs & sauces. Perennial or Biennial. Ht: 30”. Exp.: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-9. (Maturity: 80 days)

FENUGREEK (TRIGONELLA foenum-graecum), Heirloom Fenugreek FENUGREEK (TRIGONELLA foenum-graecum)
Heirloom Fenugreek

Known as 'Methi' to its native Southwest Asia. Widely cultivated for its vast medicinal & culinary uses. An all purpose plant. Seeds are used as spice, dried lvs as herb & fresh small lvs as a vegetable that tastes like spinach. The seeds & powder are used in many Indian & Asian recipes - aromatic, with a slightly bittersweet, nutty taste. Great as a tea, in sauces, curries or soup. Blm color: white. Ht: 2-3'. Full sun/part shade. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable HYSSOPUS officinalis
Organic Hyssop

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Mint family, w/bright blue-violet flowers. Popular ornamental for the perennial bed w/flower spikes summer-fall. Aromatic. Medicinal uses: tea has a soothing quality, use dried leaves. Use for colds, flu, bronchitis, sore throat, bruises, burns. The fresh leaves & flowers are used fresh as a seasoning. Attracts butterflies. Height: 1.5-2'. Width: 1-1.5'. Sun/light shade. Tolerates some drought, does best w/moderate water. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable KALE 'Lacinato' (aka 'Dinosaur')
Organic Heirloom Kale

Heirloom-Due to its lumpy leaf surface, it is also called dinosaur kale. This unique variety has the darkest blue-grn color of any kale-it is nearly black. The lvs are 3” wide and 10-18” long. It has an excellent flavor that is enhanced by frost. Harvest when the lvs are small & tender for best taste. It has superior vigor, yield & hardiness. Plant in sun-pt shade.(Maturity: 30 days baby leaf, 60 full size)(Brassica oleracea ‘Lacinato')

Photo unavailable KALE 'Red Russian' (aka 'Ragged Jack')
Organic Heirloom Kale

Heirloom-Tender, colorful specialty kale for salad mixes & bunching. The stems are prpl & the lvs are dp-gray, prpl-veined, flat, non-curled, & tooth-edged. The plants mature med.-tall & lvs are tender & smooth when compared to other kales. It is great for salads & light cooking. This is one of the hardiest of all kales. Very cold tolerant. Vigorous plants 18-36”. Plant in full sun. (Maturity: 60 days) (Brassica napus ‘Red Russian’)

Photo unavailable KALE 'Vates' ('Blue Curled Scotch')
Organic Heirloom Kale

Heirloom-This is a Scotch type (curly leaved) kale with dk, blue-grn curly lvs. This dwarf can be used for baby leaf or full size plants. It is a favorite for late season salad mixes or overwintering. Compact, dwarf plants reach 2’ tall at full size. This variety can also be used as a decorative garnish. It has good resistance to ylwing in cold & heat. (Maturity: 30 days baby, 55 days full size) (Brassica napus ‘Vates’)(aka K. 'Vates Dwarf')

Photo unavailable KOHLRABI 'F1 Hybrid Lech'
Organic Kohlrabi

Beautiful white kohlrabi has smooth skin and a nice crunch. Very versatile with good field standing ability, this is an adaptable variety for many situations, as well as being flexible for bunching. Kolibri is flattish-round, between 4-6 inches across, & has medium-sized tops that allow for closer planting. It can be eaten raw or cooked & is excellent in soups & other dishes. (Maturity: 45 days)

Photo unavailable KOHLRABI 'Kolibri F1 Hybrid Purple'
Organic Kohlrabi

Attractive purple variety that produces 3” bulbs w/uniform, dp prpl skin, & nearly fiberless, crisp, white flesh. Kolibri is flattish-round, between 4-6 inches across, & has medium-sized tops that allow for closer planting. It can be eaten raw or cooked & is excellent in soups & other dishes. One of the best varieties for late season harvest & remains sweet, juicy & crunchy! Best when eaten when golf ball size. (Maturity: 45 days)

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