Vegetable Starts 2018

 

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BROCCOLI

Blue Wind: Extra early variety from Johnny's Seeds

Diplomat: Classic, "best in the Northeast", dark green and dense

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BRUSSEL SPROUTS

Diablo: Tall plants, medium sprouts, cold tolerant

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CABBAGES

Buscaro: Red cabbage, sweet and juicy flavor, great for sauerkraut or coleslaw

Bilko: Napa cabbage, mild flavor, perfect for kimchi

Tendersweet: Green, early, sweet leaves can be used as wraps

Tiara: Compact mini green cabbages with outstanding flavor

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CUCUMBERS

Suyo Long: Excellent flavor, Chinese cuke grows up to 15" long

Little Leaf Pickler: Uniform fruit great for fresh eating or pickling 

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GREENS

Spinach: Deep green savoy

Braising Mix: Hearty greens to stir fry, cut-and-come-again

Arugula

Romaine Lettuce

Mesclun Mix: Cut-and-come-again

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KALE

Lacinato: One plant produces all summer long. Our favorite variety to grow and to eat.

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KHOLRABI

Sweet and crisp flesh

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MELONS

Savor: (pictured) Orange flesh, super sweet French melon

Emerald Gem: Orignal description in 1886, "luscious beyond description." Orange flesh, cinnamon aroma

Haogen: Yellow rind, green flesh, refreshing honey flavor

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SCALLIONS

 

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SWISS CHARD

Produces all summer long

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PEPPERS

Ancho Poblano: Moderately hot, great for stuffing for chile rellenos

El Eden: Mild, great flavor, used in making mole. 7-8" fruit (pictured)

Bangkok: 3" Thai chile, very hot

Red Ember: Sweet and moderately warm, can be eaten fresh or dried for cayenne or red pepper flakes

 

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WINTER SQUASH

Butternut

Delicata

Spaghetti

Winter Sweet: 4-5# fruit, excellent storage, unparalleled flavor. Grey-green skin, orange flesh.

Candy Roaster: Long, 10# pink-orange fruits can be roasted, stuffed, or made into pie. Funky cool heirloom.

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TOMATOES

Sunrise Bumblebee: Beautiful cherry tomato, gold fruit marbled with pink stripes

Cherokee Purple: Dusky purple, large tomato with delicious flavor and texture

Moskvich: Early red tomato, medium fruit

Copia: Large gold fruit with orange stripes, great sandwich slicer

Pozzano: Vigorous San Marizano style paste tomato

Tomatillo: Stores for several weeks, making them great for fresh salsa


We also have seed available for direct seeding in your garden!

Seed varieties include:

PEAS: Snap Peas and Shell Peas

RADISHES: Pink Beauty Salad Radish

BEANS: Green, Purple, and Yellow String Beans

CARROTS: Dolciva and Napoli, our favorite varieties to grow and (we think) the best tasting orange carrots for summer eating

BEETS: Red and Gold Variety

POTATOES: Ask for availability- as of now, we have white, gold, pink, and purple available in both large and fingerling varieties.