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All varieties are listed alphabetically by type, to jump to a perticular vegeatble click the Headings below
Cucumber | Eggplant | Melon | Okra | Peanut | Peppers | Sweet Potato
Squash | Strawberries | Tomatoes | Watermelon | Zucchini
   

 

CANTALOUPE
MELON-CLASSIC
CANTALOUPE SUGAR MELON CLASSIC
A sweet tasting Melon ideal for the home vegetable garden.  Plant in mounds in groups of three plants, allowing 4-6 feet between each mound.  Perfect for use in fruit salad or eaten on it’s own.
   

CUCUMBER

BURPLESS
A long, tapered, juicy cucumber.  A very productive variety that sets fruit sooner than other slicing cucumbers.  Ideal for the home vegetable garden. Eaten raw this cucumber is perfect for salads, sandwiches and dips.  Fertilize with liquid or slow release plant food for best results.

   

CUCUMBER BUSH CHAMPION

CUCUMBER BUSH CHAMPION
I like this compact bush plant because it produces an abundance of bright green straight and slender 11" fruits. It's a slicing cucumber with excellent flavor. Bushy plants 2-3 feet wide make it s great choice for a limited space garden or for container growing.
   

CUCUMBER BUSH CROP
A great variety for small gardens or containers, Bush Crop produces an abundance of slicing cucumbers.  Excellent for small gardens as the runners and vines are short so the plant takes less space.  The nice size plant produces good 6-8”, dark green, slightly tapered, slicing cucumbers with crisp, white flesh and mild flavor.  Excellent sliced in salads, or cut lengthwise and eaten as sticks raw or in dips.

   
CUCUMBER BUSH PICKLE

BUSH PICKLE
Bush Pickle is great if you want to make pickles but have limited space. Instead of a sprawling vine, these cucumbers are produced on compact, bushy plants making them especially good for small gardens or containers. The plants measure only 3 feet in diameter at maturity yet they produce a large crop of 4-5 inch pickles. Pick fruit often and for best flavor do not permit them to grow too large. Pick pickles smaller for gherkins. The cool mild flavor of these pickles also make them a good choice for slicing and using in salads.

   

CUCUMBER COOL BREEZE

COOL BREEZE
This 4-5 inch seedless cucumber is ideal for pickling or eating fresh. The fruit is dark green and without warts or bumps so it looks much different than regular cucumbers. The plants can be allowed to grow on the ground but I like to save garden space by growing them in a cage or staking the plants which also gives me longer, straighter fruit.
Resistant to Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Scab and Powdery Mildew.
   
intimidator INTIMIDATOR
An Early maturing slicing cucumber that provides uniform green fruit that have an even taper on both ends.  This hardy variety with excellent disease resistance produces multiple harvests of premium quality 7-8 inch long cucumbers.  The traditional crisp clean flavor of Intimidator tastes great sliced in salads or on veggie trays
   

CUCUMBER SWEET SUCCESS

SWEET SUCCESS
(AAS)  All American Selection. Tender, crisp and flavorful, 12-14” fruits. Dark green and smooth skinned with a 2 ¼” diameter. Truly seedless if unpollinated. Ideal for the home vegetable garden. Water well in dry weather.
Eaten raw this cucumber is perfect for salads, sandwiches and dips.
   

CUCUMBER TASTY JADE

TASTY JADE
This Japanese cucumber is a fun addition to your garden. It produces early and slender fruit. I enjoy the crispy fresh flavor of the glossy thin skinned 11" to 12" long fruit. It is an excellent bitter free cucumber that I add to salads. For straighter fruit grow on a trellis or stake the plant.
   

CUCUMBER WHOPPER

WHOPPER CUCUMBER
Great big, 8 to 10 inch top quality bush cucumbers are produced on long lasting vines throughout summer. Tender, sweet, crisp and virtually seedless. 55 days until maturity.  Perfect for salads and superb on sandwiches! Water well in warm weather and apply liquid or slow release fertilizer for best results. 
   

EGGPLANT

AMETHYST AMETHYST
This compact, well-branched variety has been specifically bred for containers making it ideal for both home and gardens and patios. Amethyst produces a healthy crop of spine-free, small, oval shaped, rich purple fruits.  It is both sun and heat loving.  Harvest eggplants before the seeds mature and when the outside color is uniformly dark and shiny; cut with a sharp knife or pruning shears just above the top of the green cap.  Fruits will continue to ripen after harvest, so it is recommended to use the immediately for best flavor.  I often use it in Italian cuisine as it combines well with tomatoes, onions, garlic and cheese.  It can also be used baked, grilled, steamed, or sautéed.
   

EGGPLANT CLASSIC

CLASSIC
Glossy, deep purple-black fruits with heavy yields of gourmet fruit that are high in flavor.  Vigorous plants produce high-quality harvests.  Perfect baked, steamed, sautéed, roasted, fried or stuffed.  Water well in warm weather. 
   

EGGPLANT FAIRYTALE

FAIRYTALE
(AAS)  All American Selection. A unique eggplant variety that has pretty waves of lavender fruit with white streaking that grows in clusters of 3 to 5.  This tasty treat produces a full two weeks earlier than the average hybrid eggplant! Fairytale is a dwarf plant that is perfect for home gardens, and also makes an attractive ornamental plant because of its beautiful, bright lavender flowers and soft green foliage.  You will find this plant has abundant yields whether planted in containers on your patio or in the vegetable garden. Harvest in the baby stage, when fruits are 4 inches long by 1 3/4 wider at the shoulder, for a sweet, bitter-free flavor, with fewer seeds.  Wonderful in baked casseroles with other vegetables, in stir fries, roasted, grilled on the barbecue, and in pasta dishes!! Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. 
   

EGGPLANT JAPANESE MILLIONARE

JAPANESE MILLIONARE
I enjoy this eggplant stir-fried with garlic, onion, tomatoes, peppers and sesame oil. One of the most popular varieties of Japanese eggplant hybrids, Millionaire is an extra early, productive, upright grower. The fruit is long, growing to over 8". The brilliant black ­ purple skin of this eggplant is particularly soft, and the interior flesh is nearly seedless.
   

EGGPLANT WHOPPER

WHOPPER EGGPLANT
The highest yielding, oval-type eggplant available. The deep purple, almost black fruit are mild and delicious. Produced on vigorous plants growing to 30 inches high. Perfect for Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine. Water well in warm weather.

   

MELON

MELON AMBROSIA

AMBROSIA
The delicious peach colored flesh of Ambrosia is different from any melon I’ve tasted. It looks and tastes similar to a regular cantaloupe but has a more fragrant aroma and distinct flavor. You’ll love the luscious sweet flavor of Ambrosia as much as I do. It’s a nice addition to fruit salad. Plants produce round cantaloupes that weigh 4-5 pounds each.

   

MELON GOLD STAR

GOLD STAR
What's better on a summer afternoon than a juicy slice of melon? Going to the garden to pick one of these sweet juicy melons is one of my summer pleasures. Gold Star is known for it's excellent flavor and salmon colored flesh. This 3-4 pound oval melon is a mid season producer and with it's husky vines will continue to give you great fruit over a full season.
   

MELON HONEYDEW MORNING ICE

HONEYDEW MORNING ICE
The light green insides of this melon are delicious and sweet. Strong vines produce excellent, early yields with slightly oval, smooth fruits that are 6-8 pounds. Plant in mounds in groups of 3 plants, allowing 1 foot between each plant. Allow 4-6 feet between each mound. Perfect for use in fruit salads or eaten on its own. Water well in warm weather and fertilize with liquid or slow release plant food for best results.
   

OKRA

OKRA CAJUN DELIGHT

CAJUN DELIGHT
(AAS)  All American Selection. There is nothing like a little Southern home cooking and okra conjures up some fond memories of the south. One of the best okras available, Cajun Delight was a 1997 All-American Selections Winner. This vigorous plant produces exceptional yields of tender, less fibrous pods, which can be harvested up to 5” long and still remain tender. Some of you may prefer the comfort food of fried okra but I love it in my Cajun Gumbo. It adds a wonderful flavor and great texture.
   
GREEN FINGERS
This compact version of Okra is perfect for small gardens and containers.  The upright well branched plant has attractive foliage and produces finger like pods resembling a long green chili. Harvest frequently since the smaller fingers have the best flavor. Cut back in late summer to encourage another crop.
   
MILLIONAIRE MILLIONAIRE
Medium-large, sturdy plants produce edible flowers as well as dark green pods.  The large robust flowers can be stuffed or used as a garnish.  Pick pods when they are 3-4 inches long as oversized pods become tough.  When you go to harvest this plant, both the flowers and pods can be picked together.  Fry or add the pods to Gumbo.  This is an easy to grow plant that’s also great for containers.  Okra is a heavy feeder so be sure to fertilize for optimum yield.
   
PEANUT
peanut PEANUT
Virginia Jumbo
Fabaceae Virginia Jumbo
Produces plenty of fat, well-packed pods of extra-large peanuts. Vines need 4-5 frost free months and well-drained soil to produce well. Peanuts have reached maturity when the leaves turn yellow and begin to wither. Dig up the entire plant and let it air-dry before picking off the pods. Also makes a nice foilage hanging basket. Your peanuts should not be eaten until well dried.

   

PEPPER

EPPER BETTER BELL

BETTER BELL
Crisp, very blocky, thick walled, 3 ½ inch to 4 ½ inch, four lobed green fruits turning red when ripe. Heavy producer and very disease resistant. Great for roasting! Add color and flavor to salads and cooked dishes.

 

   

PEPPER BIG BERTHA

BIG BERTHA
A huge 7" x 4" green pepper with thick walled, glossy fruit in abundance. The fruit is tender and great for stuffing and roasting. Adds color and flavor to salads and cooked dishes. Maturity: 72 days. Great for garden beds and large containers.
   

PEPPER CALIFORNIA WONDER

CALIFORNIA WONDER
Large four inch peppers are great for stuffing! The fruit turns from green to rich red when mature with a super sweet flavor when fully ripe.  Adds color and flavor to salads and cooked dishes.  For best results feed with a liquid or slow release fertilizer. 
   
PEPPER CARMEN

CARMEN
ALL AMERICAN SELECTION
Carmen is an Italian type sweet pepper with an unusual shape.  Instead of the usual bell shape of a sweet pepper this 2006 All American Selection is a bull’s horn shape.  The elongated fruit is about 6 inches long and 2 inches wide with a medium thick flesh that is sweetest when ripe red.  Carmen peppers are also sweet when immature and can be used green.  The high yield, ripening a week earlier than most sweet peppers and sweet flavor will make Carmen an award winner in your garden.  This sturdy 26 inch tall plant also does well in large patio containers.

   

PEPPER CAYENNE

CAYENNE
A very popular medium hot pepper Cayenne's interesting flavor makes it popular fresh, cooked or pickled.  The long tapered peppers, 6-8 inches long, start green and turn red at maturity.  They provide heat to chili or any other dish you want to turn up the temperature on. Pencil thin Cayenne peppers are most commonly used fresh in hot sauces and chilies,  but they can be dried and ground to make cayenne pepper. Make pepper flakes to add a nice flavor to oil or vinegar.  Dry a string of these wonderful peppers to use as an attractive decoration.
Chef Jeff’s Tip: When harvesting these peppers, always wear gloves and be sure to wash your hands immediately after handling them.

   

PEPPER GOLDEN BELL

GOLDEN BELL
Large, bell shaped, golden fruit. Ideal for us in the home vegetable garden or large containers.  Reaches full color in 80 days.  Perfect for use in salads, sandwiches, savory snacks or cooked in a stir fry. 
   

PEPPER HABANERO

HABANERO
Capsicum annuum
Habanero peppers are one of the hottest and most pungent peppers available! The thin walled, 1-1½ inch fruits wrinkle and turn from green to orange at maturity. I like to use these chili peppers in stir fries, for grilling, or to add heat and spice to my favorite cooked dishes. They are also used in sauces, stews, marinades and salsas. To achieve the perfect tasting salsa with sweet, salty, sour, and spicy flavors, try different combinations of: tomato, onion, pepper, garlic, salt, lime juice or vinegar, pinches of sugar, fresh parsley, mint, basil, and oregano. Enjoy!
Chef Jeff’s Tip: When harvesting these peppers, always wear gloves and be sure to wash your hands immediately after handling them.
   
PEPPER HUNGARIAN HOT WAX HUNGARIAN HOT WAX
This popular pepper is excellent for pickling and canning with its thick walled 6 inch fruits that are tapered and produced on upright plants. Fruit turns yellow to orange-red at maturity. Adds heat and spice to your favorite cooked dishes. For best results feed with a liquid or slow release fertilizer.
   

PEPPER JALAPENO

JALAPENO
Continuous production of thick pungent 3½ inch fruits on two feet tall plants.  The fruit can be used when green and are also great in salads.  Add color and spice to salads and your favorite cooked dishes.  Fertilize with liquid or slow release plant food for best results. 
   

PEPPER POBLANO

POBLANO
Bushy, pendant-type plants with dark green leaves grow to 3 feet and bear fruit until frost. Medium-sized, 4 inches long, and dark green with a mild to medium heat level. These peppers are superb roasted and peeled, then preserved by canning or freezing.
   

PEPPER RED BEAUTY

RED BEAUTY
An early, prolific variety bearing very sweet peppers with thick walls.  Glossy green fruit turning to red when mature.  Adds color and flavor to salads and cooked dishes.  The fruit can be used when green and is also great in salsas. Red Beauty is a favorite for many gardeners.
   
PEPPER-SUPER-BANANA
SUPER BANANA SUPREME
High Yielding, vigorous, upright plants grow to 20 inches tall and produce a profusion of large, delicious, banana shaped fruits measuring about 8 x 2 inches  Adds color and flavor to cooked dishes.
   

PEPPER SUPER CHILI

SUPER CHILI
A highly productive, semi-compact plant which produces upward facing, cone-shaped fruit with a spicy flavor.  Fruit turns from green to red when ripe.  Adds color and spice to salads and cooked dishes.  The fruit can be used when green and are also great in salsas.  Fertilize with liquid or slow release plant food for best results. 
   

PEPPER VALENCIA

VALENCIA ORANGE
This blazing orange pepper demands attention in the garden!  4 1/2 inch fruits maintain firmness even when ripe.  Vigorous, heavy bearing, plants are ideal for use in the home vegetable garden or large containers. Perfect for use in salads, cut into sticks, savory snacks or cooked in a colorful stir fry.. 
   

WORLD'S HOTTEST PEPPER
This is “The World’s Hottest Pepper” that you can easily cultivate at home.  It is more than twice as hot as the standard Habanero Pepper.  The fiercely hot, wrinkled fruit tapers to a blunt point and turns from green to red when ripe.  The pungent hot aroma will explode like fireworks in your mouth when you take a bite.  These 1½ inch long and 1 inch wide peppers create intense heat in salsas, marinades, salads, cooked dishes or when making your own hot sauces.  This exclusive variety of Caribbean Red Hot Pepper grows to a height of 2-3 feet and has a heat index of more than 445,000 Scoville units.
Chef Jeff’s Tip: Use rubber gloves or clean hot peppers under running water to avoid skin burn from the juice.
   
SWEET POTATO
SWEET POTATO

SWEET POTATO
Dark, red-orange, almost rose colored skin with sweet and meaty orange flesh, and has a sugary aroma that fills your kitchen whenever these tubers are cooking.  This Sweet Potato produces a nice yield of baking size potatoes that are high in vitamins A and C and other nutrients. 

   

PUMPKIN

PUMPKIN SPOOKTACULAR

SPOOKTACULAR
A fun addition to my garden and the kids love to watch them grow! These early maturing pumpkins are 3-4 pounds each and are amazingly uniform with each one looking exactly like the next. Spooktacular is a perfectly round, dark orange Jack-O-Lantern shape that makes it terrific for Halloween carving. I also like the fine grained flesh and flavor of this little pumpkin for pies.
   

SQUASH
Squash Buckingham BUCKINGHAM
A dwarf bush zucchini that is great for small gardens or containers.  This space saving plant produces high yields of sweet, golden, summer squash that is best picked when small about 6-7 inches long.  The attractive dark green foliage and large yellow flowers are an added bonus.  Compact 18 inch plant with high yields thrive in sunny patio containers.  I recommend this variety to gardeners who think they don’t have room to grow summer squash.
   

SQUASH SUNBURST

SUNBURST
(AAS)  All American Selection. A squash as beautiful as it is tasty. This bright yellow scallopini with dark green coloring on both ends has an exquisite mild buttery flavor. This squash is delicious sautéed, grilled or even raw with your favorite dip or in a salad. It can be picked from baby size up to 6-8 inches across without losing its tender, buttery flavor. Delicious and colorful Sunburst is the earliest and most productive of the yellow scallopini.
   

SQUASH YELLOWNECK SUPERSETT

YELLOWNECK SUPERSETT
(AAS)  All American Selection. Glossy yellow fruit and large yields make this squash a favorite choice. High-quality, thick, curved neck resists breaking. A growers dream, as you can harvest as a 2” mini squash or allow to reach its mature 6-8 inch length. Mild flavor, texture, and color; used raw in salads, grilled, stir-fried, stuffed or added to main dishes. Water well in warm weather and fertilize with liquid or slow release plant food for best results.

 

   

STRAWBERRY

CHANDLER
Chandler is a June bearer of brilliant colored berries with excellent flavor. The medium to large sized berries are moderately firm, juicy and great tasting. These plants begin producing early and last well into the season. Chandler is a heavy producer of berries that are excellent to eat and freeze well. I often serve fresh berries as a healthy dessert; they are second only to blueberries in antioxidant content and have more vitamin C than any other berry.

   
roseGalore ROSE GALORE
Ornamental as well as edible this strawberry has shiny deep green leaves and beautifully formed large deep rose flowers and beautifully formed large deep rose flowers.  Watch the flowers turn into luscious sweet deep red berries.  This everbearing variety produces large yields of sweet fruit in June and many months after for best production harvest continuously every 3-4 days after berries appear.  A good choice for fresh fruit in desserts, jams, garnishes they are also a healthy delicious snack.
   
TOMATILLO TOMA VERDE
TOMATILLO
TOMATILLO TOMO VERDE
With its fruity lemon and tomato flavor, the tomatillo can be added raw to salads or used in salsas, sauces, guacamole, and other Mexican cuisine. 2-3 oz fruits grow within a husk to mature to a light green and yellow color outside with a white, meaty inside. They are ripe when the paper-like husks turns brown and breaks open. Remove outer husk and wash thoroughly before using. Excellent source of Vitamins A and C.
 
TOMATO

TOMATO-BEEFMASTER

BEEFMASTER
Large, vigorous vines produce an abundance of superior flavored tomatoes, just the right size for a hamburger! Large, red, 8-12 ounce fruit with a solid and meaty flesh make this tomato a favorite for both taste and production. One of the earliest full-sized slicing tomatoes to mature. Multiple disease resistance (VFNT). Indeterminate. For best results feed with a liquid or slow release fertilizer

   

TOMATO BEEFSTEAK

BEEFSTEAK
Gigantic size, gigantic taste and an old favorite! Extra-large, deep red, meaty fruits makes this one of the most popular tomatoes grown. This long time favorite bears large yields of 12 to 16 oz tomatoes on strong vines. Deep red, round and smooth, ripening uniformly on the vine, Beefsteak is a meatier tomato with excellent disease and virus resistance.  I like this big tomato for slicing-great on a BLT or big juicy hamburger.  It’s also a great tomato for dicing and adding to a salad. Stuff one of these big tomatoes with chicken or tuna salad for a nice summer entrée.
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TOMATO BEEFY BOY
BEEFY BOY
Gigantic size and gigantic taste!  This sweet meaty tomato grows to 12-16 ounces.  Deep red, round, smooth fruit ripens uniformly on the vine. A great choice for sandwiches and salads since this tomato has more solids and less gel than other varieties. Cage or stake this main-season variety to support all of its bounty.  Beefy Boy is tolerant of Stemphylium and resistant to Verticillium Wilt, Fusarium Wilt races 1 and 2, and Tobacco Mosaic Virus.
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TOMATO BETTER BOY

BETTER BOY
(AAS) Better Boy is a favorite midseason variety that produces high yields of smooth textured fruit with excellent flavor continuously all season. The plump, deep red tomatoes weigh 8-16 ounces with flesh that's juicy, yet firm.  Heavy dense foliage cover protects fruits so they are less likely to get sun scald.  I find that this is a perfect slicing tomato - you only need one slice for a hamburger or sandwich.
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TOMATO BETTER BUSH

BETTER BUSH
Compact, stocky plants, like the popular patio tomato, but with large, luscious fruit and real tomato flavor. This plant needs little of no staking and produces meaty fruit (3-4 inches across), with a high sugar content, until frost. Picked fresh, I use this luscious tomato to bring a taste of summer to my homemade cooked dishes, salads, soups, and sauces.
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TOMATO BIG BEEF

BIG BEEF
(AAS)  All American Selection. A great beefsteak tomato that has old-time tomato flavor. I can’t help but think about a BLT or a burger when picking my Big Beefs. This is an All-American Selections award winner that will win your vote with its extra heavy yields of 10-12 ounce fruit. The nice red firm fruit ripens early for its size and the plants bear freely even under adverse growing conditions.
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Black Cherry BLACK CHERRY
This is the first true black cherry tomato.  It isn’t a plum tomato but a perfectly round cherry with black tomato flavor, sweet, rich, and complex.  Black Cherry is irresistibly delicious and a unique addition to your garden and tomato collection.  Tall plants produce an abundance of fruit all season long.  Stake plant to increase yields.  Indeterminate
   

TOMATO_BRANDYWINE

BRANDYWINE
A pink, potato-leaf, Amish variety from the 1880’s named after Brandywine Creek in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Brandywine is a tomato that found its way into the Seed Savers Exchange collection in 1982. It is probably the first heirloom to achieve "cult status" within the growing popularity of heirloom tomatoes.  Fruits are reddish-pink, with light, creamy flesh that average 12 ounces but can grow to 2 pounds. It is by far the best known of all heirlooms and for good reason. Everyone who tastes it is enchanted by its superb flavor. The fruits have a very large beefsteak shape and grow on unusually upright, potato-leaved plants. The fruits set one or two per cluster and ripen late. At summer's end, Brandywine's qualities really shine when it develops an incredible fine, sweet flavor.
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TOMATO CELEBRITY

CELEBRITY
(AAS)  All American Selection. This all-purpose tomato is my favorite garden variety with 7 to 8 ounce, medium-large, globe shaped fruits.  Celebrity is a vigorous, high yielding tomato with firm, flavorful fruit and excellent disease resistance.  It is a good choice for slicing, making sauces, soups and salsas, in salads, or preserving.  The exceptionally strong plants start producing early to mid-summer and continue right up until frost. 
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CHEROKEE PURPLE
CHEROKEE PURPLE
This old heirloom variety from Tennessee is extremely productive and has a very rich tomato flavor. Given to heirloom tomato collector Craig LeHoullier by J. D. Green of Tennessee, it is at least 100 years old and was reported as originally grown by the Cherokee Indians. The fruits are large (twelve to sixteen ounces), dark pink with darker purple shoulders.  Sometimes called a 'black' tomato, the color carries though to the flesh, especially at the stem end. It has an excellent complex flavor, slight sweet after taste. I like to use this perfect slicing tomato for tomato sandwiches. Good resistance to Septoria leaf spot.
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TOMATO-CHERRY-BETTER-BUSH

CHERRY BETTER BUSH
If you have a small garden or only space for containers this cherry tomato is for you. The short stocky plant produces cherry tomatoes that are 1 inch in diameter and weigh 1-3 ounces each. I like the flavor of this juicy and meaty fruit and eat it as a snack or add it to salads. This plant begins early in the season and just keeps going.
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TOMATO EARLY GIRL

EARLY GIRL
Early Girl is one the earliest tomatoes to set fruit and produces all summer. It's hard to find tasty, full-sized tomatoes like this extra-early in the season.  These 4- to 6-ounce red fruits are slightly flattened and bright crimson throughout.  Early Girl tomatoes are appealing, with firm texture and blemish-resistant skin.  The indeterminate plants are very heavy-bearing and vigorous, with great resistance to Verticillium Wilt, Fusarium Wilt Races 1 and 2. Stake or cage for best results.
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TOMATO GOLDEN BOY
GOLDEN BOY
This delightful golden tomato produces 8-10 ounce fruits with great flavor and good disease resistance.  The globe shaped tomatoes have a very meaty, yet mild flavor.  On summer days in front of the cutting board, I like to add the bright color of this tomato to my homemade salads, salsas, soups, and cooked dishes. 
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TOMATO GRAPE

GRAPE
Recreate that unique, fresh tomato experience at home with this super-sweet, bite sized tomato that is firm, bright red, and has an utterly delicious flavor!  Excellent texture with large yields.  A choice ingredient in salads, soups, sauces, sandwiches, or eaten as a snack.  Water well in warm weather.
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HEALTH KICK
A new, impressive tomato that is power-packed and healthy!  In comparison with any other tomato on the market today, Health Kick boasts 50% more Lycopene, the naturally occurring antioxidant normally found in tomatoes.  When tomatoes are eaten on a regular bases, studies indicate that Lycopene lowers the risk of certain diseases, including types of cancer such as respiratory, digestive and prostate.  Lycopene is what fives tomatoes their bright red color.  Lycopene is most actively released through cooking, so use in tomato sauces, soups, or pastes; but is just as delicious in salads. Deep plum shaped, 4 oz fruits are high yielding, large, and have a vigorous growth habit and disease resistance.
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TOMATO HUSKY RED CHERRY

HUSKY RED CHERRY
This short stocky plant produces good yields of 1" red cherry tomatoes all season long until frost. Husky Red is great for smaller gardens where there is not much room. It’s also a good choice to plant in a container. This is a good  producer  with great tasting fruit.   I use cherry tomatoes for vegetable platters, in a salad or just a great snack. Stake or cage for best results.  Good disease resistance- VFA.
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TOMATO-JULIET

JULIET
(AAS)  All American Selection.  If you love "grape" tomatoes but don’t like the prices for these tasty treats, grow your own and discover how much more flavor you can get fresh from the vine. Juliet is an award-winning variety with heavy yields of sweet, true red, 1-ounce oblong fruits. The glossy red, 1 inch long grape-like fruit are produced in large clusters on long vigorous vines. They grow in clusters like grapes too.  Tomatoes are very sweet and perfect for salads and gourmet dishes. Excellent disease resistance and will withstand cracking.
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TOMATO LEMON BOY
LEMON BOY
Plant produces good yields of large delicious, 8 oz. bright lemon yellow tomatoes.  Lemon Boy has an amazing sweet, mild and tangy flavor.  Mild low acid flavor is great for those that can’t eat red tomatoes.  Extremely vigorous plants produce large harvests of attractive fruit.  This 3-4” tomato has intense yellow color inside and out and adds unique flavor and color to your favorite tomato dish.  Be sure to pick before the get over ripe, they can get mushy if they left on the fine too long.  Disease Resistance: VFN
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MORTGAGE

MORTGAGE LIFTER
Each year when I plant this tomato I think of Radiator Charlie the developer of this tomato. The owner of a radiator repair shop in the 1930s Charlie was facing bankruptcy. He had no plant breeding experience, yet he cross-bred 4 Varieties to develop this big, tasty tomato, sold 1000 plants at $1 each over six years and paid off  his mortgage. Fruits of mortgage Lifter can average 2-1/2 Lbs. and may reach 4lbs when grown well. Plants are very productive and disease-resistant, and continue to bear until frost. These large, slightly flattened, pink-red tomatoes are meaty and flavorful with few seeds.
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MR STRIPEY HEAD

MR STRIPEY
Generations of gardeners have delighted in the flavorful fruit and unique color of heirloom tomatoes.  This unique tomato dates back to the 1800's and was brought here by Virginia Mennonites from the old country.  Gourmet restaurants across the country feature this large, 1-3 pound red fruit that has clearly defined yellow-orange streaks running throughout.  The color and rich, tangy flavor make this one of the most popular heirloom varieties available!  This tomato is beautiful when added to salads.  Also use in soups, sauces, cooked dishes, and on sandwiches for lush, vine-ripened, sun-warmed, juicy, and ready to burst flavor!! Water well in warm weather.  This old-fashioned indeterminate variety will need a stake or tomato tower for support. 
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OLDGERMAN

OLD GERMAN
Old German is a large tomato with yellow and red marbled flesh, fruity flavor and smooth texture.  It originated from the Mennonite area of the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia in the 1800’s. The 2 pound, odd-shaped beefsteak fruits are both beautiful and taste great.  I recommend this heirloom as one of the best slicing tomatoes on the market. If you are a tomato lover, you should add this variety to your garden!
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TOMATO-PATIO

PATIO
I recommend this delicious dwarf variety as the hands down perfect tomato for small space gardens or large pots on the patio.  This compact plant has attractive, dark green foliage and produces excellent tasting 4 ounce red fruits that are similar to cherry tomatoes.  It has a pleasant tomato paste flavor that is "lip-smacking good."  Both kids and adults alike will love ‘em!
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PINEAPPLE
Originally from Kentucky, this colossal beefsteak type tomato can weigh up to 2 pounds!  The color of the ripe fruit will stand out in your garden and in your cooking with beautiful bright yellow and red streaks.  Pineapple has a mild flavor, meaty flesh, and relatively few seeds that I like to simply slice and eat with just a sprinkling of salt and basil.  I have always enjoyed striped, bi-color tomatoes and this variety has real tomato taste that you just can’t experience with today’s milder-tasting hybrids.
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TOMATO ROMA PLUM

ROMA PLUM
These vigorous vines produce excellent yields of bright red, medium sized, pear-shaped fruit.  In the kitchen, these tomatoes are meatier and less juicy than slicing tomatoes, making them ideal for my sauces and creamy tomato soups.  Roma Plum tomatoes are my choice for many cooked dishes, canning, and for making tomato paste.  I enjoy serving these tomatoes sun dried or chunky, tossing them with hot cooked pasta and fresh basil.  Not only are these tomatoes delicious, but they’re also nutritious as excellent sources of fiber and Vitamins A and C. 
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TOMATO SOLAR FIRE

SOLAR FIRE
Solar fire, named for its tolerance to heat, is a tomato that can set fruit at warm temperatures. The plant produces medium to large-sized fruit about 6 ounces each on medium vines that don’t require pruning. Each vine bears a lot of firm red fruit. I like this tomato fresh or in salads. Because of the firm texture of Solar Fire I find it works really well on bruschetta.
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sungold

SUNGOLD YELLOW CHERRY
Once you taste the sweet tropical flavor of this bite sized fruit you will always want to keep them in your garden. The bright tangerine-orange fruits are borne in large clusters. The flavor develops early, so this little tomato is great for snacking a week before full mature, when it becomes very sweet and delicious. The exotic taste has made this one of my favorite snacks.
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SUPER MARZANO

SUPER MARZANO
This great tomato has very few seeds and is high in pectin making it one of my favorite tomatoes for sauces and pastes.  The large red pear shaped 5 inch tomatoes feature a high sugar content and rich flavor.  The tall, indeterminate plans are quite disease resistant, meaning healthy plants in your garden all summer long, loaded with bright red fruit. Disease Resistant VFNT
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TOMATO SUPER SWEET 100

SUPER SWEET 100
Bursting with sugar flavor this tomato is not only tasty but good for you too.  These bite sized cherry tomatoes are super sweet and are extra high in Vitamin C.  The bright 1 inch globes add a special  tang and color to my summer salads and are great right off the vine.  The fruits are produced in long clusters, each branch producing more than 100 fruits right up to frost.  Super Sweet 100 Hybrid  us a rare treat that is also one of the most nutritious tomatoes available anywhere.
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SWEET BABY GIRL SWEET BABY GIRL
Sweet Baby Girl was bred with extra sugars and a meatier, heartier flavor than other cherry tomatoes.  It produces incredible harvests of perfectly red, uncracked cherry tomatoes bursting with fresh flavor on space saving manageable 3-5 feet tall plants.  Tomatoes are ½ to 1 ounce in long clusters of vines that produce all season. Resistant to tobacco mosaic virus.
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TOMATO SWEET CHELSEA CHERRY

SWEET CHELSEA CHERRY
There is nothing that says “it came from my garden” better than the simple cherry tomato, you will have plenty to share with your neighbors. Huge 6 foot vines yield loads of super sweet thin skinned fruit. These tomatoes are large, well rounded and weigh about 1 ounce each. Because this plant bears fruit right up until frost I can snack on them into the fall. The flesh is very firm, thick and sweet and they are low acid making them an excellent addition to salads.
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SWEET N' NEAT CHERRY RED SWEET N' NEAT CHERRY RED
Dwarf, compact branching, 12-18 inch plant produces masses of tasty round 1 inch scarlet fruit throughout the season.  Good crop of tasty 1 inch 1 ounce cherry tomatoes that are big in flavor.  This variety is an excellent choice for patio containers.  For better yields a small stake might be needed in the container.  Determinate
   
SWEET N' NEAT CHERRY YELLOW SWEET N' NEAT CHERRY YELLOW
A dwarf, compact branching, 12-18 inch plant that is a good choice for a patio container.  Sweet ‘n’ Neat was bread for great tasting 1 inch 1 ounce fruits.  The sweet yellow cherry shaped fruit is just right for popping in your mouth right from the plant.  For better yields a small stake might be needed in the container.  Determinate
   
TALLADEGA TALLADEGA
This tomato was developed for the southeast US Growing regions to tolerate spring and fall heat.  It is a very productive, strong, medium-tall plant that produces globe shaped fruit with slightly ribbed shoulders.  Deep red beef-steak type tomatoes reach 8 ounces or more.  The hearty flavor and dense flesh make this a great slicing tomato.  Disease resistance: VFFTSWV
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TOMATOBERRY

TOMATOBERRY™
Solanum lycopersicum
Tomatoberry™ has broad shoulders, tapering to a blunt point, giving it a unique strawberry-like shape!  This new tomato variety has a sweet and juicy tast that is different from other tomato flavors.  The fruits are only one inch high and wide with soft skin and a meaty, firm texture.  Tomatoberry™ yields up to 30 beautiful deep red tomatoes on multiple grape-like clusters.  It produces freely all summer long and has quickly become a family favorite in my home in salads, as a garnish or a delectable treat straight from the vine.
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TOMATO VIVA ITALIA

VIVA ITALIA
A zesty tomato great for my Italian sauces. This blocky pear shaped tomato is packed with thick flavorful flesh and a minimum of seeds. This tomato is not only excellent for peeling and canning, but delicious for flesh eating and they are high in natural sugars which is rare in this type of tomato. Since it is earlier than most other paste varieties I can get a head start on my sauce making and canning. Don’t forget to plant it with some of my Italian herbs for the ideal tomato sauce. Disease Resistance: V1F2NASBSt.
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TOMATO WHOPPER

WHOPPER
The Whopper is my tomato of choice to slice on hamburgers and BLT sandwiches! These incredibly large, luscious tomatoes have set the standard for taste, size, and yield.  They mature to 4 inches or more across and ripen uniformly even when the weather is overcast. You will find these tomatoes keep right on coming in huge quantities until frost.  They have a wonderful fresh tomato flavor that is great in salads.
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WATERMELON

WATERMELON SUGAR BABY

SUGAR BABY WATERMELON
One of my favorite summertime pleasures is eating a cold slice of watermelon on a hot day. For dessert or just a snack this smaller watermelon with its crisp, sweet red flesh hits the spot every time. The 6-10 pound fruit on compact vines saves room in the refrigerator as well as in the garden. The only thing oversized is the flavor- it is rich and incredibly sweet. An early producer it is truly a short season delight.
   
ZUCCHINI
SQUASH ZUCCHINI ARISTOCRAT

ZUCCHINI ARISTOCRAT
ALL AMERICAN SELECTION
Aristocrat is truly a noble addition to anyone's squash garden.  Fruits are glossy dark green, smooth, straight and cylindrical with creamy-white, tasty flesh that is meltingly tender throughout their growth. This high yielding variety grows as an upright, open bush making the fruits easy to see and easy to harvest. Pick when 7 to 8 inches long for peak flavor.  A great summer treat grilled and brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with a little grated parmesan cheese. 

   

SQUASH ZUCCHINI GOLDEN

SQUASH ZUCCHINI GOLDEN
A colorful addition to my stir fry dishes this squash also looks and tastes great sautéed with green zucchini. The bright gold cylindrical fruit is a nice contrast to the usual squash colors. Not quite as productive as the green varieties but with excellent taste that makes up for it. 3-4 feet tall bushes produce tasty squash with a creamy white interior.
   
*Due to hardiness and growing conditions between zones some varieties are not available in all areas
 
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