Spring Order Catalog


SEED COMPANY
B - Burpees, FS - Fedco Seed, HS - Harris Seeds, HMS - High Mowing Seeds, JSS - Johnny's Select Seeds, JSSH - Johnny's Select Seeds Heirloom, NES - New England Seeds, PS - Park Seeds, S - Stokes, SoC - Seeds of Change
All orders must be picked up at the Farmstand.

Veggie
Seed Size Price Quantity
Broccoli: Arcadia A rugged, vigorous broccoli with mid-late maturity. Big plants with heavy, very firm, dark green, domed heads with a unique "frosted" appearance. Tolerant of cold stress. Excellent side-shoot production. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Cucumber: Marketmore 76 Long, slender, dark green cucumbers. The slender, refined "Marketmore look" has long been the standard for slicing cucumbers in the North. 8-9" fruits stay uniformly dark green even under weather stress. Begins bearing late, but picks for a relatively long time. Intermediate resistance to cucumber mosaic virus, downy mildew, and powdery mildew. HMS 3" pot $2.50
Eggplant: Nadia Uniform, dark purple fruits with green calyx are glossy and blemish free. Tall, sturdy plants can set fruit under cool conditions. Some resistance to verticillium wilt. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Kale: Winterbor The finely curled, dark blue-green leaves can be harvested with one cut instead of being stripped off the plant individually, as kale is traditionally harvested. The compact plants, produce leaves that are very uniform, resist yellowing, and have good flavor. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Lettuce: Boston Developed by the same talented breeder, Adriana is larger than Ermosa (which it replaced) with a broader disease package. Heads are full and dense with good flavor. Good tolerance to tipburn, heat, and bolting, with resistance to DM races 1-16 and LMV. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Lettuce: Green Leaf Green Star's shiny green color makes it look especially "fresh" for retail sales and in salads. Medium-size heads with very good flavor. Resistant to DM races 1-18. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Lettuce: Red Leaf New Red Fire is relatively slow, but produces heavy heads of well-colored, frilly leaves. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Lettuce: Romaine Early, tall, and dark green. Green Forest is slow-bolting and has smooth ribs so it packs and handles with little damage. A good performer for field or greenhouse production in conventional and hydroponic systems Tolerant to tipburn. Resistant to Corky Root and Sclerotinia. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Lettuce: Salad Bowl The large, lime-green, lobed oak leaves have excellent flavor. Best for early or late plantings, but suitable for summer in the north. Resistant to DM races 1-17, 19, 21, 23, and LMV; and intermediate resistance to the Nasonovia ribisnigri aphid. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Melon: Cantaloupe, Halona . Fruits mature extra early, avg. 4-5 lb., and have an excellent flavor. Resistant to fusarium wil races 0 & 2. JSS 3" pot $2.50
Pepper: Green, Ace Huge yields of medium sized 3-4 lobed fruits. Has apparent tolerance to blossom drop as nearly every flower produces a pepper. Widely adapted but performs particularly well in cool climates where bell peppers are difficult to grow successfully. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Pepper: Orange, Gourmet Thick, juicy walls and fruity sweet flavor. Medium-large, very blocky fruits are easy to grow under a wide variety of conditions. Strong compact plants set plentiful fruits without crowding. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Pepper: Yellow, Summer Sweet Here’s a great improvement in the yellow bell class. Summer Sweet 8620 produces very attractive, blocky fruit that ripen from green to bright yellow. The medium to large plants offer good protection to the fruit and intermediate resistance to BLS (races 1,2,3), HS 6-pack $3.75
Peppers: Purple, Islander 3-lobed, medium-size, thick-fleshed peppers with a mild, slightly sweet taste. Fruits ripen through a showy stage of violet, yellow and orange streaks, eventually turning a rich, very dark red. Strong, medium-tall plants yield well. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Pepper: Jalafuego Vigorous plants consistently produce very high yields of 3 1/2 to 4" fruits that are resistant to cracking. Similar to El Jefe, but a few days later with a higher yield potential. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Pumpkin: Racer Plus PMR Blocky, well ribbed and colored with a long, thick, healthy handle. Vigorous short vines produce approx. 14-18 lb. fruits. Tends to run somewhat larger than Racer. Avg. yield: 2-3 fruits/plant. JSS 3" pot $2.50
Pumpkin: Baby Bear Pie Baby Bear is a unique size and shape, and the deep orange, 1 1/2-2 1/2-lb. fruits are about half the size of a normal pie pumpkin. With slender, sturdy, easy-to-grip handles, they are very appealing to children. In addition to its decorative use, the flesh is good for pies and the semi-hulless seeds are good for roasted snacks. High yield potential, avg. 8 fruits/plant. Superior storage quality. JSS 3" pot $2.50
Pumpkin: Rock Star A vigorous growing, Howden-sized, avg. 25 lb., hybrid pumpkin. Early maturity and good adaptability to different weather conditions. Blocky, upright shape with a rich orange color. Dark green handle. Long vine. Avg. yield: 1-2 fruits/plant. JSS 3" pot $2.50
Squash: Yellow, Success A major breakthrough in open-pollinated summer squash. Prolific plants keep cranking right through powdery mildew season, producing smooth, uniform, and attractive fruit. HMS 3" pot $2.50
Squash: Zucchini, Spineless Beauty No more scratched arms or damaged fruit from gingerly poking among sharp spines to harvest the zucchini! Spineless Beauty Hybrid offers excellent yields of uniform, medium green fruit on open plants. PS 3" pot $2.50
Winter Squash: Acorn, Tip Top Table Ace-size fruits hold their black-green color better in storage and the taste is much improved. Vigorous, larger, semibush vine with later maturity. Avg. yield: 5-7 fruits/plant. Avg. weight: 2-3 lb. JSS 3" pot $2.50
Winter Squash: Delicata Incredibly sweet flavor and superbly delicate flesh have made Delicata the darling of squash lovers. Fruits are 1 - 1.5 lbs each and can be eaten with skin on, after baking or boiling. JSS 3" pot $2.50
Winter Squash: Butternut Forms uniform, 4-5 lb fruits with smooth, tan skin that is easily peeled with a potato peeler. Flesh is finely textured and dark orange. HMS 3" pot $2.50
Tomato: Brandywine The large fruits, often over 1 lb., have a deep pink skin and smooth red flesh. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Park's Beefy Boy Bred specifically for maximum flavor, the taste is sweet yet meaty, with more solids and less gel than other varieties, despite its walloping 12- to 16-ounce size. PS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Celebrity This hybrid tomato is very popular and productive because of its multiple disease resistance and tolerance. This AAS Winner is mid-early and has a long picking period. The large, deep oblate fruit are smooth, firm and red. Its determinate plant is vigorous and high-yielding. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Moskvich Fruits are early, deep red, and cold tolerant. Rich flavor. Smooth and globe-shaped, 4-6 oz. with a small stem scar. Organically grown. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Orange, Chef's Choice Orange 8-11 oz. fruits are low in acid and have very good flavor and texture. High yielding. Earlier and more productive than most orange beefsteaks. High resistance to tobacco mosaic virus. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Yellow Brandywine Rich complex tangy flavor. Large slightly ribbed 1 lb. fruits with an identifiable ring scar at the blossom end. Not the highest yielding. Potato-leaf foliage. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Yellow, Taxi Meaty, 4-6 oz., baseball-sized, lemon-yellow tomatoes. Smooth, blemish-free globes with a small stem scar. Attractive, sweet-flavored, and easy to grow. Concentrated early set. Compact, dark green vine. Widely adapted. Determinate. Organically grown. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Plum, Granadero Granadero produces very high yields of uniform, attractive, bright red, 4-5 oz. tomatoes with very good flavor. Thick-walled fruit are good for fresh tomato sauces, salsas, and salads. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Cherry, Gold Nugget 1-1 1/4" diameter, round to slightly oval fruits have a deep yellow color. The flavor is well-balanced and delicious, and a majority of the early fruits are seedless. Healthy, compact plants with a concentrated early set. Developed by Dr. James Baggett, Oregon State Univ. Determinate. Organically grown. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Cherry, Red Grape, Red Pearl Compared to Red Grape, the fruits are slightly larger, weigh 15-20 gm, and have thinner skin and fewer seeds for improved flavor. Resists cracking and stores well on and off the vine. Tall, healthy plants. High resistance (HR) to fusarium wilt races 1 and 2, and Intermediate resistance (IR) to late blight. Indeterminate. Organically grown. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Cherry, Sun Gold Exceptionally sweet, bright tangerine-orange cherry tomatoes leave customers begging for more. Vigorous plants start yielding early and bear right through the season. Tendency to split precludes shipping, making these an exclusively fresh-market treat. The taste can't be beat. Indeterminate. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Cherry, Supersweet 100 Resists F1 & Vt. This large, indeterminate plant yields an incredible number of the best tasting bite-sized cherry tomatoes! They’re produced in grape-like clusters, bear all season long, and get high praise for their sweetness and high Vitamin C content. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Tomato: Striped German The flat, medium to large, variably ribbed-shoulder tomatoes are shaded yellow and red. The marbled interior looks beautiful sliced. Complex, fruity flavor and smooth texture. Medium-tall vines bear 12+ oz. fruit. Indeterminate. Organically grown. JSS 4" pot $4.50
Herb
Seed Size Price Quantity
Basil: Elanora Slightly cupped to flat, 3" leaves with a somewhat spicier flavor than traditional pesto types. The leaf shape and more open habit make this variety less susceptible to basil downy mildew pressure than typical pesto types. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Parsley: Moss Curled Standard early maturing double curled variety with rapid regrowth. The leaves are deeply cut and curled, resembling forest moss. Stems average 10”. HMS 6-pack $3.75
Parsley: Italian Flat Leaf Flat, large-leaved variety is aromatic, high-yielding and dependable. Dark green leaves on strong stems make beautiful bunches and flavor is classic for garnishes. HMS 6-pack $3.75
Flower
Seed Size Price Quantity
Ageratum: Dondo Blue A cutting ageratum with long stems. Blooms held nicely through a rainy summer, all the way from July 20 to Oct. 5 killing frost. FS 6-pack $3.75
Aster: Powderpuff Fully double 3" blooms on strong stems, excellent for cutting. Mixture of azure blue, crimson, blue, peach, purple, rose, scarlet and white. Height: 24", 12-18" spread. HS 6-pack $3.75
Bachelor's Button: Blue 1-1 1/2" blooms. Upright plants produce abundantly. Prefers cool temperatures. Make 2-3 successive sowings for continuous summer blooms. Tolerates poor soil of medium fertility. Great edible flower for decorating desserts and salads. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Calendula: Deja Vu Flowers are pink, orange, yellow, and cream with burnt orange. Some with contrasting dark lower petals and darker tips. Organically grown. Ht. 18-24". JSS 6-pack $3.75
Cleome: Mix S 6-pack $3.75
Cosmos: Sensation Mix Single flowers, 3-4" across, in lavender, pink, magenta and white. Ht. 48-54". FS 6-pack $3.75
Impatiens: Super Elfin, Lavender S 6-pack $3.75
Impatiens: Super Elfin, Pink S 6-pack $3.75
Impatiens: Super Elfin, Red S 6-pack $3.75
Impatiens: Super Elfin, Rose S 6-pack $3.75
Impatiens: Super Elfin, Salmon S 6-pack $3.75
Impatiens: Super Elfin, White S 6-pack $3.75
Lavatera: Deep Pink S 6-pack $3.75
Marigolds: Lemon Gem Hundreds of petite flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent. Long-blooming for beds, borders and containers. Ht. 8-10". FS 6-pack $3.75
Marigolds: Tangerine Gem Hundreds of petite flowers cover neat, low mounds of lacy foliage with a citrusy scent. Long-blooming for beds, borders and containers. Ht. 8-10". FS 6-pack $3.75
Marigold: Marvel Orange HS 6-pack $3.75
Marigold: Marvel Yellow HS 6-pack $3.75
Rudbeckia: Indian Summer Still a favorite. Semidouble and single blooms measure 4-7". Sturdy stems, vigorous branching. Requires no staking. Blooms July to frost. Zones 9-10. Ht. 36-42". JSS 6-pack $3.75
Rudbeckia: Cappuccino This oustanding European garden award winner draws attention with its large, 4" blossoms of golden yellow and mahogany red petals. The tall plants are covered in flowers and are well-branched, creating a robust plant spread. HS 6-pack $3.75
Salvia: Marble Arch Averaging 40% rose, 40% blue-purple, and 20% white, these colored bracts decorate the tops of the 26-28" branches. Because this Salvia tolerates the first light frosts of fall, it provides beauty in containers, beds, and for cutting long after other annuals are gone. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Salvia: Blue Bedder True blue flower spikes are abundant for weeks on bushy 3' plants. Grey-green foliage. FS 6-pack $3.75
Snapdragon: Rocket Mix Vigorous hybrid mix of ten colors. Flowers well under long days. Tolerates light frost. Ht. 24-36". S 6-pack $3.75
Statice: Seeker Mix Strong stems support superior quality, full flower heads. Colors range from white to pink to mauve to purple. Ht. 24-30". JSS 6-pack $3.75
Sunflower: Autumn Beauty Something for everyone in this mix. Explosions of vibrant 4-6" flowers ranging from yellow, bronze, and red shades with lots of bicolors, averaging 7' tall. Good bird food selection. HMS 6-pack $3.75
Zinnia: Whirligig S 6-pack $3.75
Zinnia: Bernary Giant Mix Recommended by the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers. High yield of long, sturdy stems with 4-6", fully double, dahlia-like blooms. Excellent vase life. Vigorous plants hold up well in summer heat and rain. Low susceptibility to powdery mildew. JSS 6-pack $3.75
Zinnia: Oklahoma Mix The addition of three new colors makes this improved mix an essential component of any cut-flower menu. Prolific 1 1/2-2 1/2" double and semidouble blooms. Bright colors, excellent vase life and low susceptibility to powdery mildew. Ht. 30-40". JSS 6-pack $3.75