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Photo unavailable MARJORAM, SWEET-
Organic Marjoram

A milder, sweeter relative of oregano. Use fresh or dried. Like basil, pinch flowers to promote leaf growth. Many gardeners have successfully over-wintered this tender perennial, while others pot it up in the fall to bring delight to a winter kitchen. To dry, harvest stems to hang in bundles. Lvs can be easily stripped off when dry. Ht: 1-2 ft. Exp: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9-10. (Maturity: 85 days) (Origanum majorana)

MELISSA officinalis (Lemon Balm), Organic Lemon Balm MELISSA officinalis (Lemon Balm)
Organic Lemon Balm

Perennial. Lemon balm is a strongly aromatic herb with a lemony fragrance and excellent medicinal and culinary qualities. Best to use when fresh. Use in warm or cold drinks, deserts and salads. Great to use when cooking. Forms a nice green clump of heart shaped leaves 12-18" tall. Best to harvest in mid to late afternoon when the oils are strongest.
Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MELISSA officinalis (Lemon Balm)
Organic Lemon Balm

Perennial. Lemon balm is a strongly aromatic herb with a lemony fragrance and excellent medicinal and culinary qualities. Best to use when fresh. Use in warm or cold drinks, deserts and salads. Great to use when cooking. Forms a nice green clump of heart shaped leaves 12-18" tall. Best to harvest in mid to late afternoon when the oils are strongest.
Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MELON 'Crane'
Organic Heirloom Melon

Heirloom - Devolped by local Sonoma County farmer Oliver Crane by crossing a cantaloupe with a Japanese melon. This Crenshaw-type melon produces 4-6 pound teardrop-shaped fruit that have light-orange flesh that is very sweet and juicy. The skin is green with orange spots when ripe. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 75-85 days) (Cucumis melo 'Crane')

Photo unavailable MELON 'Emerald Gem'
Organic Melon

Heirloom-Most popular melon of the late 1800's, hailed as “altogether unapproached in delicious flavor & luscious beyond description.” Small 2-3 lb fruits ripen from emerald green to ylw-brown. Pale orng flesh is juicy, sweet, & somewhat spicy in flavor. Fruits are borne on compact plants. Heavy producer. Plant in sun. Short harvest window; pick melons when skin becomes netted & fruits slip from the vine. (Maturity: 70-90 days)

Photo unavailable MELON 'Ha'Ogen'
Organic Melon

Heirloom-This is an unusual but dependable variety classified as a Galia or Tropical type. It is early maturing, green-fleshed melon w/a unique look & pleasant flavor that is a refreshing, honeyed treat. The lt. grn flesh is smooth & juicy w/a relatively thin, smooth rind & sweet perfumey scent! The flesh is sweet & tangy. Melons avg. 2-3 lbs each. Short harvest window; collect when skin becomes ylw w/green ribbing. Plant in sun.

Photo unavailable MINT 'Chocolate'
Organic Chocolate Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Refreshing, chocolate/peppermint patty aroma. A fantastic mint for desserts, garnishes & making teas. Its subtle chocolaty tones paired w/the sharp hints of peppermint make this a delicious variety when blended w/Kentucky Colonel or Orange Mint. Good in containers or hanging baskets. Fairly drought tolerant. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale lavender. Ht: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MINT 'Chocolate'
Organic Chocolate Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Refreshing, chocolate/peppermint patty aroma. A fantastic mint for desserts, garnishes & making teas. Its subtle chocolaty tones paired w/the sharp hints of peppermint make this a delicious variety when blended w/Kentucky Colonel or Orange Mint. Good in containers or hanging baskets. Fairly drought tolerant. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale lavender. Ht: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MINT 'Chocolate'
Organic Chocolate Peppermint

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Refreshing, chocolate/peppermint patty aroma. A fantastic mint for desserts, garnishes & making teas. Its subtle chocolaty tones paired w/the sharp hints of peppermint make this a delicious variety when blended w/Kentucky Colonel or Orange Mint. Good in containers or hanging baskets. Fairly drought tolerant. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white or pale lavender. Ht: 24". Width: 24". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable MINT 'Ginger'
Organic Ginger Mint

Perennial Herb: Highly aromatic. Very fruity flavor with a hint of ginger. Handsome green & gold variegated leaves that have serrated edges. Great for rock gardens, borders, containers or herb gardens. Best kept contained to avoid spreading vigorously. Excellent with melon and other fruit salads. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 12-15". Width: 24-36". Exp: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable MINT 'Hillary's Sweet Lemon'
Organic Sweet Lemon Spearmint

Perennial Herb: A hybrid of apple mint & lime mint. It has the crisp flavor & vigorous growth of apple with the lovely leaf & citrus undertones of lime. Very unusual & delicious. Great for tea & bar drinks. Named after Hillary Clinton, First Lady of the United States & herb enthusiast. Fairly drought tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Height: 2-3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable MINT 'Kentucky Colonel'
Organic Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Official herb in the Kentucky Derby's mint julep drink, which is where name originated. Superior foliage to the species, ovate to lanceolate dk grn lvs up to 3" long. Lvs have a characteristic spearmint flavor & taste. Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Bloom color: lilac/lav., pk to wht. Ht.: 24-36". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5. (MENTHA spicata 'Kentucky Colonel')

Photo unavailable MINT 'Moroccan'
Organic Moroccan Mint

Perennial Herb: Highly aromatic with prostrate growth and easy to grow. Very refreshing in salads and drinks. Light green leaves with serrated edges. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 24". Spread: 24". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy (Mentha spicata 'Moroccan')

Photo unavailable MINT 'Peppermint'
Organic Peppermint

Perennial Herb: It's strong mint flavor is excellent for teas, desserts, salads, sauces, vegetable dishes and ground beef. Also makes a good facial steam. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: violet. Height: 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy. (MENTHA x piperita)

Photo unavailable MINT 'Peppermint'
Organic Peppermint

Perennial Herb: It's strong mint flavor is excellent for teas, desserts, salads, sauces, vegetable dishes and ground beef. Also makes a good facial steam. Attracts butterflies & bees. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: violet. Height: 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy. (MENTHA x piperita)

Photo unavailable MINT 'Spearmint'
Organic Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Very versatile mint! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Height: 1.5-2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy. (MENTHA spicata)

Photo unavailable MINT 'Spearmint'
Organic Spearmint

Perennial Herb: Very versatile mint! Use as a flavoring or garnish, in teas, baths, as room deoderizer or as a mouth freshener! Fairly drought tolerant. Height: 1.5-2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy. (MENTHA spicata)

Photo unavailable MIZUNA (Brassica rapa)
Organic Mizuna

Extremely mild, but with a definite mustard flavor. It tastes great in salads, even for those that do not like the spiciness associated with raw mustards. The plant produces numerous stalks bearing dark green, deeply cut and fringed leaves. They have a fresh, crisp taste. It can be used raw and also makes a great cooking green and can be used in stir-fries, soups... It is vigorous, adaptable & easy to grow. (Maturity: 40 days).

Photo unavailable MIZUNA (Brassica rapa)
Organic Mizuna

Extremely mild, but with a definite mustard flavor. It tastes great in salads, even for those that do not like the spiciness associated with raw mustards. The plant produces numerous stalks bearing dark green, deeply cut and fringed leaves. They have a fresh, crisp taste. It can be used raw and also makes a great cooking green and can be used in stir-fries, soups... It is vigorous, adaptable & easy to grow. (Maturity: 40 days).

Photo unavailable MIZUNA, PURPLE (Brassica rapa 'Purple Mizuna')
Organic Mizuna, Asian Greens

Has attractive purple-veined, sharply serrated leaves. The color is most pronounced in late summer, but it adds a distinctive look to mixes, even at baby sizes. The leaves are more deeply serrated when compared to Mizuna. It's mild mustard flavor tastes great, even to those that do not like the spiciness associated with raw mustards. Use fresh or as a cooking green for stir-fries, soups… Vigorous, adaptable & easy to grow. (Maturity: 21 days baby, 40 full size)

Photo unavailable MONARDA fistulosa
Wild Bergamot, Beebalm

Perennial Herb: Tolerates deer, drought, clay, dry soil, and black walnut. Native to eastern US & southern Canada. Has large, showy whorls of tubular flowers that attracts birds, hummingbirds, and butterflies. Nice cut flower, border, and accent plant. Aromatic minty scented lvs have medicinal uses. Blooms: spring-fall. Bloom color: lavender, pink, or white. Height: 2-5 feet. Width: 2-3 feet. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z3-9.

Photo unavailable MONARDA fistulosa
Wild Bergamot, Beebalm

Perennial Herb: Tolerates deer, drought, clay, dry soil, and black walnut. Native to eastern US & southern Canada. Has large, showy whorls of tubular flowers that attracts birds, hummingbirds, and butterflies. Nice cut flower, border, and accent plant. Aromatic minty scented lvs have medicinal uses. Blooms: spring-fall. Bloom color: lavender, pink, or white. Height: 2-5 feet. Width: 2-3 feet. Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./dry. USDA Z3-9.

Photo unavailable MUSTARD 'Green Wave'
Organic Mustard

A favorite American mustard (or tendergreen) for many years. It is mild & succulent in all dishes. The mustardy flavor mellows when cooked. It has a bright green color that is most commonly used in salad mixes to add contrast. As baby leaf, leaves are flat w/softly serrated edges. Extremely slow to bolt. A high yielding & reliable workhorse variety. 2 feet. (Maturity: 21 days baby, 45 full size) 1957 All-America Selections Winner.

Photo unavailable MUSTARD 'Green Wave'
Organic Mustard

A favorite American mustard (or tendergreen) for many years. It is mild & succulent in all dishes. The mustardy flavor mellows when cooked. It has a bright green color that is most commonly used in salad mixes to add contrast. As baby leaf, leaves are flat w/softly serrated edges. Extremely slow to bolt. A high yielding & reliable workhorse variety. 2 feet. (Maturity: 21 days baby, 45 full size) 1957 All-America Selections Winner.

Photo unavailable MUSTARD 'Ruby Streaks'
Organic Mustard

One of the most attractive of all baby leaf mustards. This variety adds delicate spice and colorful elegance. The deeply-lobed and lacy burgundy leaves are airy and lofty with a bright green stem. The color is darkest from summer through fall. The streaks offer a mild, sweet mustard flavor and rosy elegance to any salad plate or stir fry. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 20 days baby, 45 full size) (Brassica juncea ‘Ruby Streaks’)

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