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Specializing in rare and endangered heirloom vegetable, flower and herb seed.

New Varieties
for 2017

All of our seed is open pollinated, non-hybrid, non-GMO, untreated, natural heirloom seed.

Chevrier Verte Bean (1878)

This extremely rare French heirloom was originally obtained by a French grower named Gabriel Chevrier, in Brétigny-sur- Orge, a suburb of Paris, between 1872 and 1878. It was then introduced commercially in 1878. The greenish white beans were highly esteemed for their wonderful texture and flavor. Can be used a shell bean or dry bean. (110 days for dry beans) EXTREMELY RARE.

  • Type: Bush
  • Days to Maturity: 110 days for dry beans
  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Drew's Dandy Bean

A wonderful heirloom that has been grown in the Carrot River area of Saskatchewan for generations. The tasty green pods are flat and produced in abundance and are filled with flat white seed. One of the most productive and early beans that I have grown. Great for short season areas!

  • Type: Bush
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days for snaps
  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Mont D'or Bean(1800's)

(aka Mont D’Or Dwarf Butter Bean) A very rare historic variety that originated in France in the 1800’s and was listed by Vilmorin in 1885. The pale yellow pods average 4 inches long and have great flavor. The pods are filled with small round deep red, almost black seed. A productive, tasty piece of history.

  • Type: Bush
  • Days to Maturity: 60-65 days for snaps
  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Green Windsor Broad Bean (1700's)

This very old heirloom Broad Bean was popular in colonial gardens and is more than likely the predecessor to Broad Windsor. The very long pods are filled with large green beans and are quite productive.

  • Package Qty: 15-20 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Early Thorogreen Lima Bean

The earliest heirloom Lima Bean there is! The productive bush plants produce loads of pods containing plump, sweet, buttery baby Lima beans. They are truly delicious and very nutritious. Can be eaten in their green shell state or dried for winter use. (67 days to maturity)

  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Bush Crop Cucumber

Great for growing in pots or small spaces! The compact vines only grow to 2-3 ft and produce an abundance of tasty cucumbers for slicing or pickling. Early and productive. Highly recommended! (50-55 days)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95
an heirloom eggplant

Rosa Bianca Eggplant

A beautiful Italian heirloom with lavender pink skin and white shading. The 3-4 inch by 5 inch fruit have variable ribs and creamy, bitter free mild flesh. Prized among chefs and home gardeners-great for slicing, baking or roasting. (75-80 days to maturity)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Red Fife Wheat (1842)

Red Fife wheat was first grown in Canada by Dave Fife and his family on their farm in Otonabee, Ontario near Peterborough in 1842. By the 1860’s it was distributed and grown across Canada. Red Fife is believed to be descended from the Ukrainian Halychanka Wheat variety. It is prized for bread making because of its nutty robust flavor.

  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Catnip

An heirloom herb useful for brewing into a soothing tea to make you sleep and also to treat colds and flues. Catnip can also be used as an insect repellant and to repel mice and rats. Of course, it is also much loved by cats. Perennial Zone 3. Self seeds.

  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Buists Monarch Tomato (1913)

Originally introduced by the Robert Buist Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1913. This rare heirloom has dark pink oblate fruit ranging in size from 10-16 ounces and has a nice old fashioned tart flavor with sweet undertones. Nice for tomato sandwiches or slicing. Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage. (80 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Honey Tomato

A beautiful heirloom from Latvia. Honey is one of the most productive and blemish free tomatoes that I have ever grown. The dark pink 6-10 ounce fruit have a sweet flavor and keep very well on the plant. Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage.(75-80 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Matt's Wild Cherry Tomato

Originally brought to Maine by Teresa Arellanos de Mena who obtained this heirloom variety from family in Hildago, Mexico where similar varieties grow wild. The small red cherry tomatoes are extremely productive and flavorful. Best of all, they are quite early and disease resistant. A winner of many taste tests! Indeterminate. (55 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Mother's Tomato

This exciting heirloom has been grown in the Boissevain, Mb area for generations, and originally was obtained from a Ukrainian man in Winnipeg, MB. Dave Neufeld was given seeds of this variety to grow nearly a decade ago and he then shared the seeds with me. The scarlet red, medium sized fruit are flavorful and great for slicing or canning. Mother’s does well grown in the greenhouse as well as outside. Indeterminate, regular leaf foliage. (70 from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Orange King (1943) Tomato

Developed by Dr. A. F. Yeager of the Department of Horticulture, University of New Hampshire in 1943. The bright orange fruit are 5-10 ounces and have a good mild flavor. Very productive plants! Compact indeterminate, regular leaf foliage. (80 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Plum Tigris Tomato

A beautiful Russian variety that is loaded with red and yellow striped plum shaped fruit that average 4 ounces. The fruit are very meaty with few seeds and very good taste. Can be used for salads or sauce. Determinate, rugose foliage. (70 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Vintage Wine Tomato

A beautiful tomato with deep red colored flesh and gold to green stripes! Popular with farmers markets, home gardeners and chefs. The 10-12 oz. beautiful oblate fruit have great flavor. Indterminate, potato leaf foliage. (80 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Mother Mary's Pie Melon

Grown for generations by a Minnesota family, this heirloom melon is very special. It appears to be a strain of the old Vine Peach or Mango Melon that was popular in seed catalogs many years ago. The small yellow round fruit have bland white flesh that is slightly sweet & fragrant and traditionally used by the family to make apple pies by replacing half of the apples with melon. Should be picked while still firm. Very productive. (75 days)

  • Package Qty: 20 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Super Sugar Snap Pea

One of the sweetest and crunchiest snap peas available! The 3 inch pods are delicious eaten raw or cooked and are very productive. A favorite of all who try them! Tall vines to 6’ in height.

  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

California Wonder Bell Pepper (1928)

Introduced in 1928, this heirloom has been the standard for large bell peppers for decades. Nice blocky, large, thick fleshed bell peppers are great for stuffing. The peppers will turn from green to red when fully ripe but are also tasty green. (75 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Corno di Toro(1928)

An Italian heirloom frying pepper! The 8" tapered fruit turn red at maturity and were traditionally fried in olive oil and topped with parmesan. The long tapered fruit are also great eaten raw, grilled or stuffed. Delicious! (70-75 days from transplant).

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Fatalii

Hot, hot, hot! This extremely hot pepper is from the Central African Republic and has a Scoville rating of up to 300,000! The little peppers turn from green to yellow-orange and have a hint of citrus flavor. Does well in pots or in the ground and like most peppers they can be overwintered indoors. (90 days from transplant)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Topepo Rosso

A traditional heirloom pimento variety from Italy. The rounded flattened red fruit are traditionally used for stuffing in Italy. The thick walled succulent fruit are delicious and can also be used for pickling or fresh eating. Best of all, this pimento is quite early and productive. (50 days for green fruit, 70 days for red fruit)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Red Orach (Atriplex hortenis)

A beautiful addition to the garden, Red Orach produces reddish purple leaves that can be added to salad all summer long. Can also be steamed like Green Orach but will loose its nice purple color and turn green. More heat tolerant than regular spinach and highly nutritious.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Autumn Beauty

A beautiful mix of sunflowers with yellow, bronze and purple shades with some bicolors. The multi-headed plants produce many flowers that are great for cut flowers and attracting bees. Ht: 5-7’

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Bee's Friend


(Phacelia tanacetifolia)

A native wildflower of California, Bee’s Friend is one of the best plants to attract pollinators and beneficial insects to your garden. The plants have lacy foliage and lavender blue flowers with curved spikes blooming most of the summer. Can also be used as a cover crop. Prefers sunny dry conditions. Ht: 2’ Self seeding annual.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Black Eyed Susan Vine (1823)


(Thunbergia alata)

Introduced to North America in 1823, this old fashioned vine is native to eastern Africa. It can be grown in hanging baskets, containers or garden trellises. The beautiful golden orange flowers have dark centers and bloom most of the summer. Prefers sun. Ht: 6’ Annual (in our climate)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95
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