Check out our new and returning vegetable and herb varieties for 2024!
Plant: After last frost

Helianthus annus

50 seeds/pack | 80 days | Heirloom

Our largest variety of sunflower grows to 12 feet and each head can be up to 2 feet across. Great variety to grow for a plentiful seed harvest, if you can get there before the birds! Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of protein. Easy to grow and they attract butterflies. A very heat- and drought-resistant variety.

$3.25

Plant: After last frost

Lycopersicon esculentum

30 seeds/pack | 80 days | Heirloom

This Greek heirloom is a prolific producer of uniform baseball sized red fruits. With great flavor these tomatoes also resist sunburn and cracking due to dense foliage and rarely have blossom end rot. Over the years this variety stands out as a farm favorite slicer and sauce tomato. It was first introduced to the USA in the 1950s from Greece. Indeterminate.

$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall

Lactuca sativa

200 seeds/pack | 50-60 days   |   Slow Bolting!

This heat tolerant variety impresses us again and again. We eat it well into July before it begins to go to seed, which is quite long given our hot, dry climate. With succulent leaves and generous red blushes this slow bolting variety deserves a spot in your salad garden each year. Grown in memory of our dear friend Connie Bilton who loved this variety. 

$3.25

Plant: After last frost

Curcubita pepo

20 seeds/pack   |   40-50 days   |   Heirloom

This light green summer squash, with a creamy texture and sweet flavor, is shaped like a pendulous water balloon. Eat them young for tender flesh that remains firm when cooked or use older fruits to grill on the barbie.  Absolute farm favorite! Stands up to dry conditions better than most other squashes. Very prolific. 


 

$3.25

Plant: After last frost

Helianthus annus

50 seeds/pack | 75 days | Heirloom

Gold petals with green/black concentric circles in center. Very striking sunflower with an interesting center pattern of concentric rings of green and black. Mid-size heads to 8 feet. White seeds.

$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Solanum lycopersicon
50 seeds  I  70 days  I  New Breeding!
Meet the new California Sungold tomato! These open pollinated beauties are large on flavor and productive. They are vigorous and slightly larger than the classic hybrid. Bred by Seed rEvolution now they will not disappoint!
$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall

Pisum sativum

25 seeds/pack   |   60 days

We are pleased to offer this PURPLE podded snap pea bred by Alan Kapuler of Oregon. One friend, upon visiting our garden this spring, said he could 'taste the purple'! The vigorous vines will easily climb to 6 feet and above. If you have ever watched a pea growing you've noticed the tendrils that cling to the trellis. This variety has tenacious hyper-tendrils! With purple blossoms as well as pods it is a real treat to watch grow!

Photo courtesy of Nature and Nurture Seeds

$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall

Pisum sativum

25 seeds/pack   |   45 days

Aptly named, this pea outperforms them all in sheer size.  Peas grow to 5-6 inches long and almost a full inch wide. Great flavor, cook anyway you please. Bred by Dr. Alan Kapular of Peace Seeds.

$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall
Lactuca sativa
200 seeds/pack  I  55 days
Drunken Woman lettuce yields beautiful green heads with red blushes but it is the flavor and crunch that will keep you coming back for more. The leaves are somewhat frilly and plants are quite bolt resistant making this a good lettuce choice for your year round salad garden. For large heads transplant to 12” spacing. For cut and come again direct seed entire packet in a row.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Persicaria tinctoria
100 seeds/pack  I  80 days
Japanese Indigo is a popular dye plant used to produce brilliant blue color on cloth. This variety will grow well in most soils and yields white and pink blossoms late in the season. The leaves are picked for dyeing and there are several methods to choose from. The seeds start easily in potting soil and should be started indoors around the same time as tomatoes.
$3.25

Cosmos sulphureus
50 seeds/pack  I  65 days

Bring some color to your summer garden with Bright Lights cosmos. The plants reach 3-4 feet and yield gorgeous shades of yellow, gold and orange all season long! Easy to direct sow or start in trays and transplant. We grew these flowers in remembrance of Vivian Lynn Parker, whose bright light will continue to shine through the ones she loved and the beauty she brought to this world.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost

Solanum lycopersicon 

50 seeds/pack | 85-90 day | Heirloom

Originating from Palestine, Ohio, this large 1-2 lb. and partially pleated red tomato is full of flavor. With few seeds it is large and juicy with amazing texture. This variety out-germinated the others in cool soil. It also began to ripen ahead of other large heirlooms. Indeterminate.

$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall

Pisum sativum

25 seeds/pack |  60 days

Hands down a fantastic pea to grow! Yellow pods grow 3-4 inches with scarlet/purple flowers. Even the vines have a slight yellow tinge. Sweet enough to eat fresh and GREAT in stir-fry. These vigorous vines love to climb!

$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Phaseolus vulgaris
25 seeds/pack  I  65 days fresh, 100 days dry  I  Heirloom
This heirloom bush bean was historically grown in our hometown of Manton, CA and is well known for it’s delicious eating qualities. The dry beans are speckled maroon and white and cook up with amazing flavor and texture. The young immature pods can also be eaten as fresh snap beans.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Helianthus annuus
50 seeds/pack  I  80 days
Short in stature at knee height but big on color and beauty. The adorable double blooms are distinctively fluffy and measure a hand width across. Expect up to 6 blooms on each plant over a 6-7 weeks period.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Cucurbita  maxima
20 seeds/pack  I  100 days
The Stella Blue squash is a medium sized Kabocha type winter squash with light blue skin. It is the breeding work of the late Bill Reynolds of Humboldt county and is known for its  rich orange flesh and exceptionally sweet and nutty flavor. Stella Blue is particularly high yielding for this type of winter squash and the vigorous vines will spread widely.
$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall
Allium cepa
100 seeds/pack  I  110 days
Torpedo is an Italian Heirloom, with a unique torpedo shape and purple/red blushing, 4″-6″ long. Enjoy these onions fresh out of the garden, or let cure for storage. Start in the greenhouse and plant out when soil warms in the Spring.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Physalis peruviana
50 seeds/pack  I  70 days
Known by many names, these sweet peachy fruits enclosed in a husk tantalize the taste buds. The name Ground Cherry refers to the fact that the ripe fruits fall to the ground for easy collection. This variety grows close the ground and produces early and prolific yields. Sow seeds at the same time as tomatoes.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Phaseolus vulgaris
25 seeds/pack  I  90 days dry  I  Heirloom
With South American origins, this strain of the heirloom Tiger’s Eye bean has had resistance to the bean common mosaic virus, BCMV, bred into it by a team at UC Davis. Redubbed UC Tiger’s Eye, this bean yields up to 28% more than the original and is every bit as good in soups, stews and chilis. The fresh green pods can be enjoyed as a snap bean when young.
$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall
Calendula officinalis
50 seeds/pack  I  60 days
Calendula are a favorite perennial addition to any garden and will continue to bloom late into the fall and reemerge in early spring. In the words of breeder Frank Morton these calendula are “Fantastically beautiful, fully doubled blooms are a boiling complex of color, with maroon petal-backs and pastel faces of orange sherbet and pink washing into yellow at the petal bases.”
$3.25

Capsicum annuum
30 seeds/pack  I  85-90 days
Sweet as chocolate cake? Not quite but still incredibly scrumptious! These blocky bell peppers turn deep maroon when ripe and are sweet enough to snack on raw. The compact plants produce many fruits and are have an upright habit. In very hot and sunny climates shade cloth will help with even ripening and prevent scalding. Bred by passionate pepper breeder Doug Jones of North Carolina. 
$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall
Papaver rhoeas
200 seeds/pack  I  60 days
These beautiful red poppies became the symbol of remembrance during WWI through the war time poetry of Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae. He observed disturbed battle fields blooming with these vigorous flowers. In the garden they are easily sown by scattering the tiny seeds in the fall or early spring.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Phaseolus vulgaris
25 seeds/pack  I  90 days dry  I  Heirloom
Expect an abundant yield from this unique variety of dry bean. Each pod yields 4-6 fat white- and maroon-speckled beans. To harvest, collect dry pods from bushes and thresh. When cooked they will double in size and are exceptionally tender. Eat young pods fresh as snap beans. BCMV resistance
$3.25

Plant: Early Spring or Fall

Lactuca sativa

200 seeds/pack  I  65 days

Add this lettuce to your list of favorites with its deeply ruffled  and colored large heads. The oak leaf shaped leaves taste sweet and mild even in the summer heat. Well known for its heat tolerance and huge heads.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Zea mays
50 seeds/pack  I  85 days  I  OSSI pledged
Beautiful dry corn with abundant flavor and uses. Three main colors emerge and each has its own special uses...white for pancakes, tan for gravy, red for parching. Bred by Carol Deppe for early maturity. Plants reach about 5 ft tall and are the dry ears shell easily by hand.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Vigna unguiculata

25 seeds/pack  I  65 days
These Fast Lady Cowpeas are a vigorous dual purpose legume with tasty green pods and small white seeds that can be cooked up like dry beans. The seeds do not need soaking before cooking and the yield is both prolific and early. The upright plants are bushy with beautiful yellow blossoms. Heat tolerant yet adapted to short season climates.
$3.25

Plant: After last frost
Vigna unguiculata
25 seeds/pack  I  80 days  
With beautiful red pods when dry these semi bush plants will seem to want a trellis but can be left to sprawl. Numerous pods develope in clusters of two and are held well above the foilage on erect stems. The deep tan seeds are cooked like dry beans and are tolerant of hot conditions.
$3.25