BACK AGAIN! Fish Heirloom Hot Pepper Seeds 284

African-American HEIRLOOM. Unusual, eye-catching 2.5 ft. plants with heavy sets of 1.5 in. peppers. Leaves are curly at the edges and look like they are splashed with white paint. Striped green fruit matures from orange and red to solid red when fully ripe. Very HOT!

Heirloom Hopi Tobacco Seeds 378

heirloom hopi tobacco seeds

Heirloom Hopi Tobacco Seeds

DAYS TO HARVEST

SOWING
sow indoors 6 weeks before frost on soil surface and mist gently. Germinates in  7-14 days.

LIGHT PREFERENCE

SOIL REQUIREMENTS

PLANT HEIGHT
6-8′

PLANT SPACING
Transplant or thin to 15″-18″ between plants.

HARDINESS ZONES

HARVEST

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

Heirloom Purpurea Echinacea Seeds 375

Heirloom Purpurea Echinacea Seeds

Heirloom Purpurea Echinacea Seeds

DAYS TO HARVEST

SOWING

LIGHT PREFERENCE

SOIL REQUIREMENTS

PLANT HEIGHT

3′

PLANT SPACING

HARDINESS ZONES

HARVEST

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

NOW IN LARGES! Heirloom Eastham Turnip Seeds #754

Eastham Turnips

Heirloom Eastham Turnip Seeds

DAYS TO HARVEST

150-160

SOWING

Direct sow heirloom eastham turnip seeds a few weeks before the last frost, when the soil and weather are cool but getting warmer. Thin rigorously to 1 ft or 15 inches apart– these guys need their elbow room!

LIGHT PREFERENCE
partial-full sun

SOIL REQUIREMENTS

Fairly well-composted soil, but not too fussy otherwise.

PLANT HEIGHT

12-18 inches

PLANT SPACING

12-15 inches

HARDINESS ZONES

Hardy to 25F (at least–but harvest before things get too cold!)

HARVEST

Harvest in October in the Northeast, or after the first few frosts elsewhere.

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

Use steamed and mashed as an alternative to mashed potatoes.

Wash, peel and chop in 1 inch cubes, coat with olive oil, salt and rosemary and roast until tender in a 400F oven.

Use in soups:

Autumn Puree of Turnip soup:

  1. Wash, peel and chop 1/2 a turnip in 1 inch cubes
  2. Wash, and chop 1 leek
  3. Sautee leek and turnip together with a little butter, then add
  4. Enough liquid to cover–approximately 1/2 milk and 1/2 chicken or vegetable stock with a dash of nutmeg
  5. Puree when tender
  6. add salt and pepper to taste
  7. garnish with grated extra sharp cheddar

Or:

Favorite Winter Veggie soup:

Wash, peel and chop:

Sautee all together with a little olive oil.

add:

  • a generous handful of the frozen cherry tomatoes which you were so resourceful to freeze bags of (whole) when they were flooding your garden in summer
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1-2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1-2 teaspoons dried summer savory
  • vegetable broth to cover the veggies (if unsalted also add a little bit of tamari as well)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Cook until the veggies are tender.

Heirloom Myona Tomato Seeds 320

heirloom myona tomato seeds

Heirloom Myona Tomato Seeds

DAYS TO HARVEST

80 days from transplant

SOWING

LIGHT PREFERENCE

SOIL REQUIREMENTS

PLANT HEIGHT

PLANT SPACING

HARDINESS ZONES

HARVEST

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

Fresh tomato sauce

Ingredients
28-ounces Myona tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons dried oregano

Directions
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and let sit for about 20 minutes to allow flavors to meld.

Cook’s Note: Sauce can be made ahead of time and kept covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or frozen for up to 3 months.