Fall Garden Kit


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Includes 13 different varieties of heirloom seeds perfect for the Fall season

Wild Arugula – Grown for centuries around the Mediterranean, this authentic wild arugula comes to us straight out of Italy. This strain is much stronger in both flavor and aroma than standard cultivated arugula. Ready to pick in 35 days. Packet (1,000 seeds)
Black Valentine Bean – Straight slender dark-green,
nearly round pods, stringless at all stages. Strong vigor, good for
early spring plantings. Plants are 16-18″ tall. First introduced by
seedsman Peter Henderson in 1897 used extensively for canning and
shipping. For an extended supply of beans, plant successive sowings
every 2-3 weeks. Can also be used as a dry bean. 48 to 70 days. Packet
(100 seeds).
Detroit Dark Red Beet – The standard for beets,
originally developed in 1892 from “Early Blood Turnip Beet.” Excellent
choice as a main crop canner, reliable yields of 3″ round, blood red,
roots. Good keeper. Make successive sowing for a continuous supply. It
is possible to have fresh beets from May through November even in the
upper Midwest. 45-70 days. Packet (500 seeds)
Little Fingers Carrot – A great mini carrot from
France, great for children. Very early, roots are 3-4″ long and can be
pulled easily. Smooth skin, deep orange color little to no core. Very
sweet and crisp, once you taste these it will be hard to go back to
store bought imitations! Can also be grown well in containers. Sow in
early spring and also in late summer for a fall crop. 50-60 days from
transplant. Packet (1,000 seeds)
Buttercrunch Lettuce – All-American Selections
winner from 1966, bred by Dr. Raleigh at Cornell. Well known with
growers and consumers. Small heads weigh 12-14 oz. each. Very tender,
nice flavor, does well in the Midwest heat. 50-60 days. Packet (1,000
Green Oakleaf Lettuce – French variety that has
been grown since the 1700’s. This strain is very tolerant of hot weather
and bolting. Long-standing and never bitter. Good cutting variety,
plants will grow back time after time when cut back. Start eating as a
baby leaf at 25 days or as a full sized, loose-leaf head at 50 days.
Packet (1,000 seeds)
Green Arrow Pea – This strain has set the standard
for home and market production. Medium-size vines grow 24-28” tall and
require minimal support. Trellising can be as simple as some tree
branches. Slim pointed pods are 4-5” long and contain 8-11 small
deep-green peas. Pods are almost always borne in doubles. Great for
canning, freezing, and for dehydrating. Very heavy, reliable production.
Plant in early spring or late summer; does best in the cooler seasons.
62-70 days. Packet (250 seeds)
French Breakfast Radish – Oblong shaped,
rose-scarlet on the top with a white tip. White, crisp flesh, mildly
pungent flavor, top quality. Sow in the spring or fall, harvest when
small. A garden standard since the 1880s. Let a few plants go to seed so
that you can enjoy the seedpods raw in salads or stir-fry. 30 days from
planting. Packet (500 seeds)
America Spinach – A long standing bloomsdale type
spinach, fine quality, heavy yields. All-American Selections winner in
1952. Excellent for fresh use, canning or freezing. Slow to bolt,
tolerant to heat and drought40-50 days from transplant. Packet (500
Rhubarb Swiss Chard – Introduced in 1857 and has
stood the test of time. Deep Crimson colored stalks and leaf veins
contrast sharply with green crumpled leaves. Ornamental enough for the
flower garden, but also very well flavored for baby greens or cooked.
Good vigor, can be sown early in the spring. 50-60 days. Packet (250
Dwarf Blue Kale – Incredibly curled blue-green
leaves. A real show stopper as an ornamental, but also extremely
delicious and high in vitamin A. Sturdy plants grow 18 – 24” tall and
will spread 24 -30” wide. Very hardy, will overwinter in zone 5 with a
little mulch. 55-60 days. Packet (100 seeds)
Round Zucchini – This is a top quality,
open-pollinated strain of round zucchini. Fruits continue through
summer and fall if continuously picked. Bush habit. 45 days. Packet
(50 seeds)
Purple Top Turnip – First noted in the 1800’s and
still the most widely used variety for home and market. Large tops can
be used for greens, roots are best when they are 3-4”. Sweet, mild
flesh, fine grained and stores well. Root bears longer than most, good
condition until quite large. 45-60 days. Packet (500 seeds)

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