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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 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 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 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’)

Photo unavailable NASTURTIUM 'Kaleidoscope Mix'
Organic Nastrurtium

A mix of yellow, orange, rose, cream and crimson flowers on trailing or climbing plants. Edible flowers and foliage are a gourmet treat reminiscent of peppery watercress in flavor. Long, trailing plants are perfect for hanging baskets, containers or in the garden. Nasturtiums are a popular choice for adding color to salads. Plants will climb if tied to supports but prefer to hang. (Trapaeolum majus)

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Hot & Spicy'
Organic Spicy Italian Oregano

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Spicy aroma and flavor, described as "a tongue tingling flavor." Makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Can replace Italian Oregano. Nice border, container & cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: purple. Height: 18 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable OREGANO 'Italian'
Organic Common Oregano

The rich aroma will make your mouth water for pizza. Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Pleasant aroma & flavor that makes a great culinary seasoning fresh or dried. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & insects. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: purple. Height: 18”. Width: 18”. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (Maturity: 80 days) (Origanum vulgare)

Photo unavailable PAC CHOI 'Shanghai' aka bok choy
Organic Pac Choi

Shanghai Bok Choy aka baby bok choy are tender and delicious, the mild flavour is sweet with a hint of mustard. They have a much softer texture than white stemmed varieties and are much easier to cook. Delicious raw. It is fast growing and tolerant to heat and cold. Fat and cholesterol free, and a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate. (Maturity: 30 days)(Brassica rapa ' Shanghai').

Photo unavailable PAC CHOI 'Vivid'
Organic Pac Choi

An excellent micro green that can be used as baby leaf or full size and has a delightful flavor. Eye catching stems that range from pale pink to vivid pink and purple with serrated leaves. Both cold-hardy and slow to bolt, allowing for a long harvest window. Fat and cholesterol free, and a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and folate. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 20 days baby, 45 days full size) (Brassica rapa ‘Vivid’)

Photo unavailable PARSLEY 'Italian Flat Leaf'
Organic Parsley

A classic flat leaf variety for use either fresh or dried as a seasoning. It has strong flavored lvs that make it the parsley associated w/Italian dishes. The slight peppery flavor is stronger than that of its ruffled cousin, curly-leaf parsley. A very nutritious & tasty addition to meat or vegetable dishes, soups or even salads. Biennial. Ht: 18-24”. Width: 15”. Exp.: sun/part shade. Repels asparagus beetles. USDA Z4-11. (Maturity: 70 days)

Photo unavailable PARSLEY 'Moss Curled' (aka 'Tripled Curled')
Organic Heirloom Parsley

Heirloom - A standard, early maturing double curled variety with rapid re-growth. The leaves are deeply cut and curled, resembling forest moss. Stems average 10”. Curled leaf parsley is a more subtle seasoning than Italian flat leaf and makes for a nutritious, edible garnish and is great for drying. Introduced in the late 1800’s. Biennial. Ht: 12”. Exp: sun/part shade. USDA Z4-11. (Maturity: 75 days) (Petroselinum crispum ‘Moss Curled’)

Photo unavailable PEA 'Penelope'
Organic English Pea

A new variety of English pea with extra long, fancy pods! The pods average 4 1/2 in length and hold 8-9 peas per pod. They are easy to shell and have a good eating quality. The 34” vines can be grown with or without support. Plant in full sun. (Maturity: 59 days) (Pisum sativum ‘Penelope’)

Photo unavailable PEA 'Sugar Ann'
Organic Pea

This non-climbing dwarf pea is a must for small gardens and does not need staking. Produces an abundance of delicious, crisp, sweet pods that are stringless. Great in salads, stir frys or fresh off the bush. It yields well in both hot & cold weather & it is heat tolerant & cold tolerant to 20 degrees. Resistant to powdery mildew. Sun to pt shade. (Maturity: 56 days)

PEA 'Super Sugar Snap', Organic Pea PEA 'Super Sugar Snap'
Organic Pea

An earlier, somewhat shorter-vined version of Sugar Snap growing 5’ or more, & needs support. Early yields are heavier than Sugar Snap but the harvest period is shorter. Produces sweet, thick-walled, plump 3" pods. It yields well in both hot & cold weather & it is heat tolerant & cold tolerant to 20 degrees. Resistant to powdery mildew. Sun to pt shade. (Maturity: 64 days)

PEPPER 'Chilhuacle Negro', Organic Mexican Pepper PEPPER 'Chilhuacle Negro'
Organic Mexican Pepper

Rare Mexican pepper from the region of Oaxaca. Produces good yields of 3 Ÿ" long by 2 Œ" wide apple shaped peppers. Peppers are moderately hot, w/complex, deep, fruity taste & turn from green to chocolate brown when mature. The heat level is close to a Jalapeno. They are good for stuffing, drying into powders, chopped into stir-fry and excellent for making mole sauces. Ht.: 24-36". Full sun. 90 to 100 days to harvest.

Photo unavailable PEPPER 'Italian Pepperoncini'
Organic Heirloom Italian Pepper

Heirloom - The ulitmate in a pickling pepper that comes from Italy. Bushy, small plants provide an abundance of 3-5" fruit with just a touch of heat. Peppers are yellow and then turn to red as the sweet flavor intensifies. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 75 days) (Capsicum annuum 'Italian Pepperoncini')

Photo unavailable PEPPER, 'Shishito'
Organic Japanese Pepper

Prolific. Small, mild Japanese pepper that produces 2-4" fruits. Excellent for roasting, pan-frying and grilling. Usually harvested and used green but eventually turns orange with a sweeter flavor. Thin walls blister/char easily when roasted or grilled creating a rich flavor - delicious sprinkled with salt. Spreading habit. Days to maturity: 60 days green, 75 days red. (Capsicum annuum)

Photo unavailable PEPPER, BELL 'Golden California Wonder'
Organic Sweet Bell Pepper

A beauty producing peppers of bright gold, changing to orange-red when mature. It has high yields and good fruit set in cool conditions. One of the best orange/yellow peppers available. The peppers are very sweet, have thick walls are average 4-6” in length. It is easy to grow. Plant in sun. Sturdy, upright 22-30” plants. (Maturity: 70-80 days) (Capsicum annuum ‘Golden California Wonder’)

Photo unavailable PEPPER, BELL 'King of the North'
Organic Pepper

Reliable variety for short seasons. Sweet flavor. Improved strain, selected for a higher percentage of blocky, thick-walled, early ripening peppers, each w/three to four lobes. upright & strong, supporting heavy yields of fruits, 3-4” wide & 6” long, that turn green to glossy red. It makes a great stuffing pepper & is good raw for in salads and dips. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 57 days green, 68 red)(Capsicum annuum ‘King of the North’)

Photo unavailable PEPPER, HOT 'Early Jalapeno'
Organic Pepper

More than a week earlier than the standard Jalapeno. Prolific plant with an upright habit bear clusters or plump, stubby, 3-4" red-green fruits. Commonly sold when still green. Medium hot, pungent flavor. Great for fresh salsas, salads, stuffing, roasting, drying or pickling. Height: 12-16" x 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. (Maturity: 65 days).

Photo unavailable PEPPER, HOT 'Padron'
Organic Heirloom Pepper (aka 'Pimiento de Padron')

Heirloom- Harvest the peppers when they are 1- 1 1/2” long. Turns from green to dk red when mature. About 1 out of 20 fruits will be hot, and the rest mild. All the fruits become hot if allowed to grow 2-3” long. Sweet chili size peppers can often be fried whole & are good for frying & pickling. Served sautéed in olive oil w/a little sea salt, & eaten as tapas (appetizers) in Spain. Plant in sun. (Maturity: 60 days) (Capsicum annuum ‘Padron’)

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