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Photo unavailable LETTUCE 'Little Gem' aka Sucrine, Sugar Cos
Organic Heirloom Lettuce

Heirloom-It is one of the earliest varieties to mature and produces small, compact plants which are packed w/a crisp sweet heart & little outside leaf. It is described as a combo of Butter and Romaine. It is crisp, like Romaine, and sweet, like butter, but the texture and the flavor are all its own. Nice for salads, sandwiches but also holds up well in stir-fries. It is great for small spaces. (Maturity: 50-65 days)(Lactuca sativa ‘Little Gem’)

Photo unavailable LETTUCE 'Parris Island' (Romaine)
Organic Heirloom Lettuce

Heirloom-This is a multi-purpose Romaine lettuce that is commonly used for baby leaf lettuce because of its quick growth rate, but it also makes an excellent uniform head. It is upright w/grey-green heads that are 8-12” in height & have slightly savoyed lvs. It has crunchy lvs, crmy wht heart & is vigorous. Tolerant to tip burn & many lettuce diseases. Slow bolting. (Maturity: 28 days baby, 55 full size) (Lactuca sativa ‘Parris Island’)

Photo unavailable LETTUCE 'Pirat'
Organic Butterhead or Bibb

An heirloom variety that is superb in taste and texture amongst the butterheads. Well-branching. Soft, buttery mid-green hearts are surrounded by red-tinged outer leaves. Heat tolerant. High resistance to tip burn, downy mildew & bacterial rot. Slow to bolt & holds well in the field. Ht: 8". Width: 12". Prefers moist, rich soil. Sun to part shade. (Maturity: 60 days full size) (Lactuca sativa 'Pirat')

Photo unavailable LETTUCE 'Red Cross'
Organic Lettuce

This is a high quality red butterhead with incredible flavor & good performance, it is becoming a favorite. Fancy bright red heads make a stunning presentation. It has good resistance to downy mildew, is slow to bolt & holds well in the field. Suitable for spring, summer & fall crops. Sun to part shade. (Maturity: 60 days full size) ( Lactuca sativa 'Red Cross')

Photo unavailable LETTUCE 'Wildfire Mix'
Organic Lettuce

A truly beautiful mix. This is a high-contrast mix with a high percentage of red-leaved varieties. The darkest reds make up the bulk of this mix, complemented by vibrant greens. Includes Green Oakleaf, Red Oakleaf, Red Romaine, and Red Leaf lettuces. Plant in sun to part shade. (Maturity: 28 days) (Lactuca sativa ‘Wildfire Mix’)

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, 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 OREGANO, Mexican (LIPPIA graveolens)

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought & coast tolerant. Also called Puerto Rican Oregano but not a true oregano. Commonly used as a culinary herb in Mexico & the southern states. Much stronger in flavor & hotter than Origanum, some say earthy & citrusy. Generally it is dried for Mexican cooking. Fragrant lemon scent. Has a natural leggy growth habit. Color: white. Size: 3-6’ x 3-6’. Exp.: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z9.

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 'Mammoth Melting'
Organic Heirloom Pea

Heirloom-The sugar snow pea has delectably sweet and tender pods. The mammoth-sized pods average 4-5” long w/delicate, mouth watering crunch. Use the beans for canning, freezing, steaming, stir-fry & eating fresh. The wilt resistant vines can grow 5-6’ in height & require trellising for support & bear over a long period of time. The large white flowers are a bonus. Sun. (Maturity: 65 days) (Pisum sativum ‘Mammoth Melting’)

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.

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