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Shishito Peppers

Full sun

Usually used when green (though also fine to eat when red), the peppers are thin-walled, making them ideal for tempura and stir fries.

Bull Nose Bell

Full sun

The Bullnose Pepper turns red as it ripens and is renowned for the blocky shape, crisp texture and excellent taste.

California Red

Full sun

As sweet peppers, these thick-walled beauties carry no heat, but they pack quite a deliciously sweet, garden-fresh flavor.

Flavorburst

Full sun

The initial color is lime green, turning to golden yellow when ripe. Excellent, sweet flavor. Medium-large bells are mostly 3-lobed and slightly elongated.

Purple Beauty

Full sun

Colored a rich, deep purple, they have terrific sweet bell flavor to go with their good looks.

Jimmy Nardello

Full sun

This long, thin-skinned frying pepper dries easily and has such a rich flavor. Ripens to a deep red, is very prolific, and does well in most areas.

Lunch Box Red

Full sun

These deliciously sweet, snack-size red peppers taste so good right off the plant that they might never see the inside of your kitchen.

Lunchbox Yellow

Full sun

These sweet orange snacking peppers serve both loads of crunch and lots of beta-carotene and vitamin C

Sweet Banana

Full sun

Large, pointed fruits measure 6-7″ long and 1 1/2″ across. The mild yellow peppers ultimately turn brilliant red. A favorite for pickling.

Anaheim

Full sun

This is a green, chile-type, mildly hot pepper that ripens to a pretty deep red. The thick-walled fruit is the classic pepper used for chiles rellenos, soups, and stews

Baron Poblano

Full sun

The fruits are very large, avg. 5″ x 3″, and are typically two-lobed which makes them easy to stuff and cook in their signature dish, chile rellenos.

Ghost Pepper

Full sun

Handle these fiery chili peppers with caution: Wear gloves and long sleeves when harvesting, and don’t let cut peppers—or anything made with them—touch your skin

Carolina Reaper

Full sun

The original cross was between two former world record holders, the ghost pepper and a Red Savina Habanero. It is, to date, the world’s hottest hybrid pepper.

Big Jim

Full sun

Big Jim delivers a perfect medium heat, a bit milder than an average jalapeño.  It smashes world records for largest chili pepper variety, with mammoth pods that reach a whopping 1 foot in length.

Habanero

Full sun

Wrinkled, tapered little fruit turn from green to orange. Bear very well in hot weather. Grows well in containers.

Early Jalapeno

Full sun

Dark green, pungent 3″ hot peppers are excellent fresh or pickled. Zesty flavor is great in Mexican dishes.

Fooled You Jalapeno

Full sun

Fooled You is a hybrid variety of jalapeno with virtually no heat. They have the flavor and appearance of jalapenos, but you can munch them like bell pepper.

Jedi Jalapeno

Full sun

The large plant is of the “continuous set” type that produces over a long harvest window, especially in regions with a long growing season.

Pepperoncini

Full sun

A popular, thin, little pickling pepper, this heirloom comes from southern Italy. The 3-5-inch fruit has a superb flavor and just a little heat. Small plants.

Serrano

Full sun

This variety is a vigorous bearer of hot, pungent, candle-shaped fruits that mature from green to bright red. Plants do well in most climates and are especially well adapted to hot, humid areas.

Sungold Tomato

Full sun

(Solanum Lycopersicum)
The beautiful golden-orange fruits are borne in large clusters. The flavor develops early, so this little tomato is great for snacking a week before full maturity, when it becomes very sweet and delicious.

Abu Rawan Tomato

Full sun

The compact, regular-leaf plants of ‘Abu Rawan’ do really well in hot weather and are productive. Their fruits are oblate shaped, red colored, two to four ounces each and have a nice, tangy, classic red tomato flavor.

Al-Kuffa Tomato

Full sun

The sturdy, compact, regular-leaf plants set good amounts of small (two to four ounce), red, globe-shaped fruits. They are tasty and mild.

Bloody Butcher Tomato

Full sun

These tomatoes have a rich heirloom flavor and a deep red color, inside and out. If it’s hard for you to wait for ordinary tomatoes to ripen, try these. Plants will yield five to nine 3-4 oz. fruits per cluster.

Box Car Willie Tomato

Full sun

A very heavy crop of good-sized, smooth red tomatoes with delicious flavor, ranging from 6 to 10 ounces. Indeterminate.

Delicious Tomato

Full sun

Huge, solid scarlet fruits average 1 lb.; some even weigh 2 lb. Smooth, crack-free, excellent slicer with extra delicious flavor.

Fourth of July Tomato

Full sun

Our earliest tomato, you could have luscious vine-ripened fruit as early as the Fourth of July! The indeterminate plants produce a plentiful harvest of red 4 oz. tomatoes all season long.

Park’s Wopper Tomato

Full sun

Early maturing plant produces good yields of 14 oz red tomatoes. They are very sweet, meaty, juicy, and flavorful.

Sioux Tomato

Full sun

This semi-determinate variety yields an impressive red slicing tomato with an exquisite blend of sweet, acidic and earthy flavors. Vines start well in the heat and are good for hot, dry areas.

Arkansas Traveler

Full sun

Arkansas Traveler is prized for very flavorful, medium-sized tomatoes that resist cracking and keep on coming, even in drought and hot weather. Taste is mild, like the pink color of the fruit.

Break O’ Day Tomato

Full sun

Produces 4-8 oz. red globe-shaped fruit with very good acidic flavor. Fruits grow in clusters of 4-6 with a medium to high yield. Fruits are smooth, blemish-free and very juicy, with a light-red interior and many seeds.

Persimmon Tomato

Full sun

One of the best-tasting yellow tomatoes in our taste tests. Healthy, indeterminate vines bear big beefsteak-size fruit with few blemishes for an heirloom.

Red Zebra Tomato

Full sun

The beautiful and tartly flavored offspring are gorgeous 2 to 3″, round cherry-red fruits with rich orange streaks.

Vintage Wine Tomato

Full sun

Tasty fruity flavor an are good sized with a unique pale pink to dark mahogany, with beautiful golden and green stripes that are quite distinct.

Black Krim

Full sun

Dark red-purple fruit, rich sweet flavor. One of the best. It always places high in tomato taste trials. It’s very juicy.

Cherokee Purple Tomato

Full sun

Slice Cherokee Purple tomato for rich, dark color and unmatched sweet, rich taste on sandwiches or in salads. The tomato is a beautiful dusky pink with a deep, rich-red interior.

Cherokee Green Tomato

Full sun

Medium-size 8+ oz. green fruits acquire some yellowish-orange color on the blossom end when ripe. Lots of bold, acidic, complex tomato flavor. Indeterminate.

Roma Tomato

Full sun

Roma produces a large harvest of thick-walled, meaty, bright red, egg-shaped tomatoes about 3 inches long and with few seeds.

San Marzano Tomato

Full sun

These teardrop-shaped, meaty, plum-type tomatoes are famous for their sweet, complex flavor that creates a fabulous pasta sauce.

Indigo Cherry Drop Tomato

Full sun

Indigo Cherry Drops has dark-blue anthocyanin coloration and red flesh and is a vigorous indeterminate. Yield and flavor are much improved, with larger clusters of 1–2 oz. fruit.

Large Red Cherry Tomato

Full sun

Large Red Cherry produces clusters of large red cherry tomatoes over a long season. Perfect for salads or just popping in your mouth when you’re in the garden!

Red Currant Tomato

Full sun

Currant tomatoes are very productive, sprawling plants that yield lots of one-half inch fruits that are flavorful, tangy, and interesting in salads and preserves.

Red Sweet 100 Tomato

Full sun

Cherry tomatoes bursting with sugary flavor. The scarlet, cherry-sized fruits are produced in long pendulous clusters right up to frost.

Tommy Toe Tomato

Full sun

Vigorous plants produce hundreds of small, 1-inch cherries, unfazed by heat and humidity. The flavor is very good, not exactly sweet but with an old-fashioned, full, complex flavor.

Milkweed

Full sun

(Tuberosa & Incarnata)
Large, vanilla-scented flower clusters rise up among the long, lush leaves all summer long. Tolerates swampy, boggy conditions. An herbaceous perennial.

St. John’s Wort

Full sun to part shade

(Hypericum Prolificum)
Mass or group in the shrub border or native plant garden. Can be grown as a hedge. Also useful for stabilizing embankments.

Calamint

Full sun

(Clinopodium Arkansanum)
The clouds of tiny flowers that cover calamintha plants in summer and fall attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden.

Shining Blue Star

Full sun to part shade

(Amsonia Illustris)
Clusters of powder-blue star-shaped flowers enhance finely textured bright green foliage. Use in sunny mixed borders, woodland gardens or mass plantings.

Threadleaf Coreopsis

Full sun

This is a native, tolerates poor rocky soil & heat, with a long blooming season of June to September.

Black Eyed Susan

Full sun

(Rudbeckia Hirta)

Blooms all summer long, is heat tolerant and it’ll add bright, long-lasting color to your yard. And, even though it’s a biennial (with some mild winters possibly a perennial), it is a dependable self-seeder.

Sorrel

Full sun to part shade

(Rumex acetosa)
Upright, bright green leaves have exquisite deep red veins. A colorful and unique addition to perennial borders and mixed container plantings. Herbaceous.

Cilantro

Full sun

Cilantro looks like flat leaf Italian parsley, but the leaves are thinner. It grows in a rosette of stemmy leaves that are ready to harvest shortly after planting. Young leaves have the best flavor, so be sure to harvest often.

Fennel

Full sun

Feathery and fern-like, it adds both color and texture to your plantings. It also boasts a strong, licorice-like flavor.

Bronze Fennel

Full sun

Beautiful reddish-bronze leaves have a fern-like appearance and a sweet anise flavor. They’re a nice addition to salads, coleslaw, and flavored butters.

Dill

Full sun

In addition to providing aromatic seeds and foliage, dill will brighten your garden with its yellow-green flowers in spring and fall.

German Chamomile

Full sun

A fast-growing annual, German Chamomile fills fields and rows with its dainty little daisies. These cheery little flowers with their apple-like fragrance are most familiar for their contribution to our nighttime tea.

Curled Leaf Parsley

Full sun

Curled parsley has beautiful, dark green leaves well known as a classic garnish.  The nutritious leaves are high in iron and in vitamins A, C, and E. The high chlorophyll content makes it a natural breath sweetener, too.

Flat Leaf Parsley

Full sun

This Italian flat-leafed parsley has, of course, flat leaves, which distinguish it from the better-known curly-leafed parsley.   It is favored for its deep flavor, which some say holds up better in cooking than curly parsley.

Red Veined Sorrel

Full sun

Bright-green leaves with contrasting dark maroon stems and veins add color and taste to salad mix. Same sharp, tangy flavor as regular sorrel.

Sage

Full sun

Common sage takes the form of a low shrub that can be wider than it is tall. The soft gray-green foliage is great in pots or the garden.

Green Sorrel

Full sun

The lemony tartness of the young succulent leaves gives a tangy twist to salads. Widely used in soups, this cultivated variety with clear green leaves is much slower bolting than the wild species.

Thyme

Full sun

Thyme is also perfect for containers, either alone or in combination with plants that won’t shade it out. The flowers open in spring and summer, sprinkling the plant with tiny, two-lipped blossoms attractive to bees.

Italian Oregano

Full sun

Italian oregano is one of the quintessential herbs for sauce and soup making. Having larger leaves than Greek oregano, it dries down easily but leaves retain a large surface area.

Chives

Full sun

This key culinary herb is perfect for almost any savory dish, and its fine, tubular leaves are wonderful fresh, dried, or frozen for year-round use ‘ a true must-have kitchen herb!

Rue

Full sun

Bushy habit is ideal for short hedges or borders. Unique and attractive foliage makes a useful cut flower filler, lasting for up to three weeks in a vase. Pungent aroma.

Catnip

Full sun

Catnip grows as a loosely branching, low perennial, which means it will die back in the winter in most areas and then come back in the spring.

Lemon Balm

Full sun

Lemon balm, a member of the mint family, is a lovely mild herb named for the lemony scent of its leaves.

Mint Julep

Full sun

Mint Julep is spearmint that is extremely popular for sauces, jellies, teas, fruit salads and, of course, drinks

Berries and Cream Mint

Full sun

The leaves are attractive to use as a garnish and when finely chopped they can be added to both sweet and savoury sauces.

Orange Mint

Full sun

The combination of orange and mint calls you to refreshment and arouses the thought of bright, clean flavors on the pallet. Best used fresh, try as a substitute in any favorite recipe calling for mint.

Chocolate Mint

Full sun

A perennial herb that is typically grown for its edible qualities, although it does have ornamental merits as well. The fragrant oval green leaves are usually harvested from late spring to early fall.

Peppermint

Full sun

Many herbs are easy to grow, and this is definitely true for peppermint. In small garden spaces, it’s best to tuck peppermint into a pot to curtail its wandering ways.

Provence Lavender

Full sun

A highly fragrant evergreen shrub with gray-green foliage and abundant purple flower spikes.

Silver Anouk Lavender

Full sun

An outstanding Spanish Lavender selected for its vigor and showy display of purple flowers in early to mid-spring.

Blackberry

Full sun

(Rubus)
Large, firm, sweet berries are bursting with flavor. Thornlesss, sturdy canes produce 2-4 quarts of glossy, juicy blackberries.

Fig

Full sun

(Ficus Carica)
An attractive deciduous tree with an intriguing winter silhouette. Produces very tasty, brownish purple fruit in late spring and again in late summer.

Santa rosa plum

Full sun

Elberta Peach

Full sun

(Prunus Persica)
Most popular of all peaches. This yellow freestone is juicy, ideal for eating, canning and freezing.

Bountiful Blueberries

Full sun

(Vaccinium Corymbosum)
An award winning variety with the bluest of foliage! Pink-blushed flowers produce a big crop of large, sweet, juicy berries on a compact, mounded shrub. 

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