mix and match All plants:

 3 for $10.00!

Asparagus, Jersey Knight

 

Asparagus, Jersey Knight: Asparagus officinalis: Perennial- This variety is disease resistant and does well in heavier soils.  It is hardy in winter climates like ours – even when the soil freezes solid.  These spears are deliciously tender and high in fiber, folic acid, and potassium as well as vitamins A, B6 and C.

  Because this is a first year plant it will take at least 2 years before the spears are harvestable.  Plant seedlings after last frost.  Set 8-14” apart digging a furrow 5-8” deep.  If doing multiple rows plant them out 3’-6’.   Needs full sun.

$ 4.00

Bean, Jade

Bean, Jade: Phaseolus vulgaris: Annual- These wonderful 6-7” long green beans are a favorite! The pods are abundant and stringless, while the plants are upright and both easy to grow and easy to harvest.  A great plant for the beginner gardner- these seedlings will jump start your season as you wait for you bean seeds to sprout in the ground.   Transplant 3 - 5” apart, in rows 20-36” inches apart.

$4.00/ 6 pack

Bean, Scarlet Runner

Bean, Scarlet Runner: Phaseolus vulgaris: Annual This species originated from the mountains of Central America, and was grown by Thomas Jefferson in 1791.  The vine can rapidly grow 10’-12’ with trellising.  The breathtaking scarlet blossoms attract hummingbirds as well as create an eye-catching accent to any garden.  The green pods produced are edible whole before they become fibrous, and the seeds can be used fresh or as dried beans.  The starchy roots are still eaten by Central American Indians.  Transplant 3 - 5” apart, in rows 20-36” inches apart.in it’s season. Careful not to overwater once the plant is established.

$ 4.00

Broccoli, Green Valiant

Broccoli, Green Valiant: Brassica oleracea: Annual, Hybrid, A wonderful Fall Broccoli, these blue green heads are delightfully compact and about 8-9” round. Broccoli prefers cooler growing temperatures, between 55- 75 degrees.    It’s a very reliable and adaptable plant regardless of versatile weather conditions.  Transplant 12-18” apart in rows 18-36” apart. Matures 75- 85 days from transplant. 

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Broccoli, Limba

 

Broccoli, Limba: Brassica oleracea: Annual, An open-pollinated summer variety with light blue-green 8” semi-domed head.  A wonderful garden variety that is slow to bolt with good flavor and texture. Prolific side shoots. Transplant 12-18” apart in rows 18-36” apart. Matures 75- 85 days from transplant. 

$4.00/ 6 pack

Brussels Sprouts, Gustus

Brussels Sprouts, Gustus: Brassica oleracea: Annual:  A sprout renowned for its taste and storage durability.  The sprouts are medium sized and slightly ovular.   Harvest when the sprouts are firm and well formed, pick after frost and through December.  Transplant 18-24” between plants in rows 30-36” apart.  Try roasting these for a true delight  - and for pure delectability add in some bacon – yum!

$4.00/ 6 pack

Cabbage, Ruby Perfection

Cabbage, Ruby Perfection: Brassica oleracea: Annual: These cabbage heads are medium- sized and dense with a uniform high-round shape. Transplant 12-18” apart in rows 18-36” apart.   The optimum growing temperatures for cabbage is between 60 and 70o  F.  Great for sauerkrauts, soups and salads.

The vibrant purple color is a great addition to any dish!

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Cabbage, Storage #4

Cabbage, Storage # 4 : Brassica oleracea: Annual: These solid blue-green cabbages will firm up quickly (75 days), or can be left  in the ground to grow as large as 4-8lbs.   They are wonderful storage cabbages and can last you through the winter and into spring of next season.  Transplant 12-18” apart in rows 18-36” apart.   The optimum growing temperatures for cabbage is between 60 and 70o  F.  

$4.00/ 6 pack

Cucumber, Marketmore 76

Cucumber, Marketmore 76: Cucumis sativus: Annual- The standard northern slicing cucumber; fruits grow to be 8-9” long, and stay uniformly dark green even under stressful weather conditions.  Open-pollinated these plants will start bearing late, but will then happily bear fruit over a long season.  It has mild disease resistance. 

  Set plants 12” apart in rows, 5-6’ apart.  Wonderful for mouthwatering Cucumber salads!

 

 

$4.00

Cucumber, Northern Pickling

Cucumber, Northern Pickling: Cucumis sativus: Annual- A wonderfully early and prolific variety. This variety was developed in Maine for cool northern climates, but also handles moderate heat quite well.  Great Crunch! Harvest when fruits are at only 3-5”.   Transplant into the garden 12” apart in rows, 5-6’ apart.  The BEST pickles we’ve ever had – when paired with our Jimmy Nardello Pepper plants in the pickling!

 

$4.00

Cucumber, Striped Armenian

Cucumber, Striped Armenian: Cucumis sativus: Annual- A lovely addition for the aesthetically prone gardener.  These cucumbers can grow up to 18” long with curly S shapes.  They have a milder and sweeter taste than the standard cucumber with a slightly fuzzy exterior.  These fruits are native to Armenia and were brought to Italy in the 15th century.  It is one of the oldest known cucumber heirlooms. Grows wonderfully in MA soil. 

 Transplant into the garden 12” apart in rows, 5-6’ apart.  They inspire a pure childish delight in growing, harvesting, and tasting!

$ 4.00

Eggplant, Nadia

Eggplant, Nadia:  Solanum melongena: Annual.  A very firm 7-8” long oval with dark glossy- black fruit.  Plants are vigorous high yielders and hold their fruit off the ground.  They produce over a long harvest and have good holding capabilities once harvested. Transplant 18” apart in rows 30-36” apart. Delectable in Eggplant Parmesan, Ratatouille and Baba Ghanoush. 

$4.00

Greens, Arugala

Arugala: Eruca Sativa: Annual: A wonderful addition to spice up any salad, we chose this seed variety from Fedco because they said it was “The best-tasting and most bolt-resistant of the 11 strains” they trialed.  It also held up well with cooler temperatures.  In general Arugala enjoys a moist soil – which will discourage it from bolting.  The plants should be transplanted 3”-5” apart.

 

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Greens, Golden Purslane

Purslane, Golden: Portulaca oleracea: Annual: (that readily self-seeds).  This is an incredibly delicious plant that will grow prolifically if you let it. Thus, best grown in containers, raised beds, or bordered areas. The Plants are upright with redish stems and large, smooth, succulent, golden-green leaves.  The yellow flowers open singly at the center of the leaf cluster for only a few hours on sunny mornings. Purslane is great for salads- (Delicious in Greek Salad!)  It is also a lovely addition to soups and stews.  It can be used very similarly to spinach- but has more vitamin C than spinach, and is very rich in antioxidants.  Purslane’s leaves can be used to treat insect or snake bites on the skin, boils, sores, and pain from bee stings.  Transplant 5” apart.  It will regenerate after cutting.

 

$ 4.00

Greens, Spinach, tyee

Spinach, Tyee: Spinacea oleracea: Annual: A bolt resistant variety; spinach is chuck full of vitamins and antioxidants.  Spinach is native to central and southwestern Asia.  Eat it fresh, steamed, sautéed, or stewed!  This particular variety is known for its resistance to downy mildew.  It generally likes growing in cooler soils.  These plants will get your garden started – we encourage you to seed varieties at the time of transplant, so you have spinach to eat throughout the season.  Transplant 3” apart.

$ 4.00 / 6 pack

Greens, Swiss Chard, Bright Lights

Swiss Chard, Bright Lights: Beta Vulgaris: Annual- A wonderful colorful plant that will keep producing greens for you from Spring into early Fall – keep harvesting the outside leaves, and you will always have growth regenerating from the center of the plant.  The colors of Bright Lights are unbeatable in their vibrancy – they will bring color to any stir-fry or salad.  Great steamed, cooked and fresh, a versatile color and flavor boost for your garden!   Set plants 3-6” apart in rows, 12-18” apart.

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Kale, Red Russian

Kale, Red Russian, Brassica napus pabularia: Annual: Red Russian Kale is a Siberian heirloom that was brought to North America and the 1800s.  It has been loved and grown for its tenderness, sweetness, and delicate flavor when compared with other Kale varieties.  Red Russian kale has purple stems with green flat leaves and purple veins.  The plants mature to a medium- tall height.  This kale keeps its flavor during warm weather, and can also tolerate the extreme cold. Transplant 8” apart. 

$ 4.00

Kale, Toscano

Kale, Toscano: Brassica oleracea: Annual: Italian heirloom variety, also known as Lacinato or Dinosaur Kale.  Very dark green leaves have a softer texture than curly kale, and is tolerant to both warm and cool temperatures.  Kale is rich in vitamins A, C, and K – it can help lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart disease.  One cup of Kale provides more Vitamin C then a glass of orange juice.  Great for nutritional smoothies and shakes, kale salads, and kale chips!  Transplant 8” apart. 

$ 4.00

Kale, Darkibor

Kale, Darkibor: Brassica oleracea: Annual- Our absolute favorite type of kale!  The ruffled leaves make it a beautiful addition to the garden landscape and the flavor is crisp and tender all at once.  The leaves will last in a cold space for a while after harvest.  Perfect for making kale salads, soups, and stir-frys. The plants will grow up to 2-3’  and will keep producing until frost.  Harvest from the outside and you will always have new baby kale leaves growing from the inside out.  A wonderful plant!  Transplant 8 -12” apart.

$4.00

Leeks, Lancelot

Leek, Lancelot: Allium porrum: Annual- A beautiful dark blue-green leek, that has wonderful uniformity and cold tolerance.  Leeks are a delicious addition to soups, egg dishes, roasts, and pretty much anything you can imagine.  They can be used as a substitute for onions, but have a smoother and subtler flavor.  They grew wonderfully well in our Massachusetts soil last season!  Transplant 3-6” apart (depending on leek size desired).

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Letttuce, Bare roots Lettuce Mix

Bare Roots Head Lettuce Mix:  We designed these lettuce mixes so that they will head throughout a 2 week span, so you will have lettuce for salads in consecutive order.  For lettuce to head it is important that they are transplanted 12” apart.  

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Onion, Patterson

Onion, Patterson Yellow: Allium cepa: Annual: A wonderful all-around storage onion!  Grows large and firm- great in soups, stews, sauces, and all onion enjoying dishes!  A favorite for French onion soup.    Ours grew trremedously well last year in the Massachusetts soil and have lasted well into the spring months!   Transplant sets 1- 1 1/2” apart.

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Onion, Redwing

Onion, Redwing: Allium cepa: Annual: A wonderfully tasty red onion!

Uniform, Large storage onion with deep red color.  We grew these last year in our garden and are still eating them today! Great for sprucing up a salad! Sets should be transplanted 2-4” apart for good sizing in well – drained soil. Full sun is imperative.

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Pea, Sugar Ann

Peas, Sugar Ann:  Pisum sativum: Annual:  This is the tastiest and earliest snap pea you will find!  Each pea seems to pop sweetness into your mouth as you take a bite.  It is important to transplant while the soil temperatures are still somewhat cool to get optimum yields.  For easiest harvest, plants should be staked for up-right growing.  They grow best in full sun.  Transplant 1-2” apart along a trellis.

$ 4.00/ 6 pack

Pepper, Ace

Pepper Ace: Capsicum annum: Annual- A sweet pepper with huge yields of medium sized fruits. Has apparent tolerance to blossom drop as nearly every flower produces a pepper. Widely adapted but performs particularly well in cool climates where bell peppers are difficult to grow successfully. Best for early crops.  Set plants 12”-18” apart in rows, 24-26” apart.

$4.00

Pepper, Ancho

Pepper, Ancho, Tiburon: Capsicum annum: Annual- A relatively mild hot- pepper, Ancho peppers are a wonderful addition to Mexican cooking and are famously used in the dish “Chile Rellenos”, when stuffed with cheese and breaded.   They will ripen from green – red (are most often harvested when still green).   The peppers will grow 3-5” long and about 2-3” wide.  The plants will grow to be about 3’ tall.  Transplant in full sun 12-36” apart. 

$ 4.00

Pepper, Fish

Pepper Fish: Capsicum annum: Annual- A HOT pepper with 2” long fruits that turn from white to orange to red; a delicious compliment to shellfish and pasta dishes.  These peppers are thought to have originated in the 1870s  as a mutation of the common Serrano pepper.  In the 1900s they were extremely popular in the Baltimore- Philadelphia region in the African-American communities there.  Set plants 12”-18” apart in rows, 24-26” apart.

These plants will benefit from staking.

 

$ 4.00

Pepper, Jimmy Nardello

Pepper, Jimmy Nardello: Capsicum annuum: Annual: A deliciously sweet frying pepper, with long 8” to 10” fruits, that are mild, sweet, with just a tiny hint of spicy.  Tapered fruits on bushy plants turn bright red at maturity.  Flavor is distinctive without be overwhelming.  Our absolute favorite sweet pepper for cooking and eating in fresh salads!

$ 4.00

Pepper, Sweet Sunrise

 

Pepper, Sweet Sunrise: Capsicum annum: Annual- A sweet pepper with medium- large sized fruits.  The fruits turn from a deep green to a gorgeous dark yellow.  Fruits ripen early – and are well suited to northern climates.  They keep their crispy texture when fully mature.  The plant itself is medium-sized with good leaf cover.  Set plants 12”-18” apart in rows, 24-26” apart.

$ 4.00

Squash, Crookneck

Squash, Early Summer Yellow Crookneck: Cucurbita Pepo: Annual: Open pollinated variety – thought to be grown by Native Americans, and is known to date back to the 1700s.  Excellent buttery flavor, these should be picked when young.  Transplant 12” apart in rows 5-6’ apart, in full sun.

$ 4.00

Squash, Black Zucchini

Summer Squash, Zucchini, Black: Cucurbita pepo: Annual-  An open-pollinated variety that is very dark green.  Delicious fruit that is best if picked when about 6” in length.  Zucchini are wonderful additions to summer meals.  Our favorite dish is sliced zucchini, mixed with cherry tomatoes, olive oil, fresh herbs, and smothered in goat cheese – bake on high heat: heavenly!  Try them sliced, diced, fresh, sautéed, baked, and stuffed.  Transplant 12” apart in rows 5-6’ apart. 

$ 4.00

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