and Herbs | Plants | Harvest
describes the live vegetable and herb plants we have for sale in the 2008
season. The plants will be offered in various sizes including six packs,
4 inch pots, and 1 gallon pots.
One of the
most full flavored basils, with a rich aroma to match. Favored for any
dishes where basil is the primary ingredient.
robust lime fragrance to our patch. More vigorous than lemon basil, darker
green leaves with a stronger limier flavor.
herb used for its leaves. Flowers are also edible. Use raw as the flavor
fades quickly when cooked.
aroma; great for pizza and Italian cooking. Characteristic dark green
leaves with white flowers.
- Italian Flat Leaf
of the flat leafed variety and the finest. Dark green variety with flat
heavy leaves and strong stems. Direct from Italy.
foot plant used in everything from iced tea to roasts to potpourri. Gray-green
foliage with light blue to white flowers. A beautiful and tasty herb!
of culinary uses. Lovely, small lavender flowers appear in early summer.
Edible flowers: garnish, cook in rice, egg or cheese dishes.
perennial to 12" brings depth of flavor to soups, gravies, casseroles.
Bees love its short lavender flower spikes.
- Sweet -n- Early
This is one
of the earliest cantaloupes ever, and a prolific producer often yielding
6 to 8 melons per plant. A home gardener's dream! Oval fruit weigh about
2 lbs., have nice corky netting and bright peach, very sweet flesh. Maturity
judges throughout North America agreed - Diva just might be the best-tasting
cuke on the planet. Diva looks like a regular salad cucumber but with
a much smoother, thin, no-peel skin. Distinctly tender, crisp, sweet,
bitter-free, and seedless.
as many as 5 fruits per plant - each one rich, deep purplish-black, and
enormous. Tender and tasty at all stages. Retains color well.
- Red Rocket
Tapered, thin-walled, 5-6" long fruits. Dries quickly to a bright
crimson red. Dried fruits have tender flesh which is nice and soft when
pepper for Mexican dishes. Fruits are 3-1/2 in. by 1-1/2 in. and sausage
shaped. Fruits start out a deep, glossy green, but turn bright red at
maturity. Excellent for pickling.
thick-walled, and turns red early. Fruity and sweet.
Medium large, blocky yellow bells with sweet, fruity taste.
best tomato yet developed," as described by many experts who named
this colossal beauty the 1994 All-America Selections Winner. Combines
old-fashioned, rich flavor with hybrid qualities of huge size, exceptional
yield and full disease resistance. Globe-shaped fruits, smooth and uniform,
weigh 9 oz. to 1 lb. Highly adaptable to all climates. Indeterminate.
heirloom hails from the hills of West Virginia, where they know a superb
tomato when they see one! Huge, mild-flavored, beefsteak-type fruits weigh
1 to 2 lbs. apiece, and are colored a most unusual orange-yellow, streaked
and mottled in attractive shades of red and pink.Indeterminate.
fruits with full tomato flavor.
Round, smooth fruits average 8-10 oz. Their meaty interiors have few seeds.
This midseason tomato is among the best for flavor and texture. Indeterminate.
Deep pink and smoother than Brandywine, Rose is every bit as large, meaty,
and flavorful. Normal-leaf plants.Indeterminate.
Lump (Heirloom Variety)
heirloom, remains one of the sweetest small-fruited varieties. This strain,
originally found in the Bavarian region of Germany, produces long, grape-like
bunches of sweet, red fruits measuring about 3/4" across.Indeterminate.
compact plants grow up to 3-1/2 ft. tall and have a "patio"
look...the surprise is their huge, red, 3 to 4" fruits packed with
flavorful meat and high sugar content. Determinate
The best season-opening
tomato in the world - the champion of earliness! Overcomes all of the
typical short-comings of early maturing tomatoes.Globe shaped fruits size
up better than Early Girl (about 1/3 larger) and the flavor of this bright
scarlet tomato is nothing short of marvelous . . . so sweet and juicy
you can't stop eating them. The strong, vigorous indeterminate plants
set fruits like mad and are capable of huge yields, ensured to a large
degree by strong disease resistance, including VF. You're going to love