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ARTICHOKE - GREEN GLOBE ARTICHOKE - GREEN GLOBE

(introduced 1863) Plants grow from 100 to 200 cm. Chokes 7cm x 11 cm. They require a long growth period and winter protection. 18 months. SEED COUNT: 15 plus seeds

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BEANS - BUSH BEANS - BURPEE STRINGLESS BEANS - BUSH BEANS - BURPEE STRINGLESS

(from 1894) Stringless, fibreless and waxy brown beans. Heavy yielding and drought and heat tolerant. 54 days

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BEANS - BUSH BEANS - CONTENDER BEANS - BUSH BEANS - CONTENDER

(from 1949) Dark green 15 cm pods grow large without losing flavour. The 45cm plants are resistant to viruses and heat tolerant. 80 days

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BEANS - BUSH BEANS - FAVA(BROAD WINDSOR) BEANS - BUSH BEANS - FAVA(BROAD WINDSOR)

(prior to 1860) Produces well in cool climates over a long Season. 10 to 15 cm glossy green pods. 85 days

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BEANS - BUSH BEANS - ROYAL BURUNDY   BEANS - BUSH BEANS - ROYAL BURUNDY

Upright plant produces purple pods with bright green foliage. The pods turn bright green after 2 minutes of boiling. A great built in timer for blanching. Germinates in 7 days and 51 days to maturity.

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BEANS - BUSH BEANS - TENDERGREEN ROMANO ITALIAN #14 TAN 40g BEANS - BUSH BEANS - TENDERGREEN ROMANO ITALIAN #14 TAN 40g

(from 1922) A heavy producer that is disease tolerant. 15 cm beans are meaty, tender and flavourful and freeze well. 55 days

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BEANS - BUSH BEANS - YELLOW WAX BEANS - BRITTLE WAX BEANS - BUSH BEANS - YELLOW WAX BEANS - BRITTLE WAX

(from 1900) A popular home garden and canning variety for 100 years. A heavy producer over a long season. White beans with a black eye. 50 days

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BEANS - RUNNER BEANS - WHITE HALF RUNNER BEAN BEANS - RUNNER BEANS - WHITE HALF RUNNER BEAN

WHITE HALF RUNNER BEAN (heirloom) Good for canning, freezing or shelling. Heat and drought resistant. 58 days

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BEANS - SHELL BUSH BEANS - GREAT NORTHERN BEANS - SHELL BUSH BEANS - GREAT NORTHERN

(heirloom) Rich flavour. Excellent in soups and holds up well when baked. Does well in cooler climates and are heavy producers. 15 cm pods. 80 days

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BEETS - DETROIT DARK RED BEETS - DETROIT DARK RED

(from 1892) Brought from Europe it remains the best popular standard variety. Excellent flavour and mildew resistant.55 days

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BEETS CHIOGGA BEETS CHIOGGA

(Italian heirloom). A very pretty sliced beet with alternating pink and white concentric circles. Green tops with pink stems Very sweet. 50 days s

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BROCCOLI - DE CICCO BROCCOLI - DE CICCO

(1890) An early producer that has a 10 to 15 cm central head followed by numerous side shoots. Leaves are also edible. 55 days

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BROCCOLI - ROMANESCO 1g BROCCOLI - ROMANESCO 1g

(Italian heirloom) It has a light green central head that resembles a 12 to 15 cm cauliflower. The florets of the head spiral up similar to a sea shell. Great flavour. 85 days

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BRUSSEL SPROUTS - LONG ISLAND IMPROVED  BRUSSEL SPROUTS - LONG ISLAND IMPROVED

(from 1890) This old favorite is known for itís flavour, heavy yields and hardiness. Sprouts are 2.5 to 3 cm 100 days SEED COUNT: 75 plus

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CABBAGE  - EARLY JERSEY WAKEFIELD CABBAGE - EARLY JERSEY WAKEFIELD

(from 1700ís) The most popular cabbage for the home Gardener. Compact heads (1 kg), mild flavour, resistant to yellows. 63 days SEED COUNT: 60 plus

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CABBAGE - BOK CHOY CABBAGE - BOK CHOY

Non heading leaf cabbage. Mildly pungent. Hardy cool weather, fast growing, slow bolting and long standing. 50 days SEED COUNT: 100 plus

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CABBAGE - RED ACRE CABBAGE - RED ACRE

A short season cabbage with deep red 1 to 2 kg heads. Excellent for Storage, good flavour and reliable. 87 days SEED COUNT: 30 plus

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CARROTS - BELGIAN WHITE 1g CARROTS - BELGIAN WHITE 1g

(prior to 1863) Does well in poor soil. The 25 cm roots are pure white and almost coreless. Mild flavour. 75 days

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CARROTS - DANVERS HALF LONG CARROTS - DANVERS HALF LONG

(American Heirloom) Deep orange 18 cm long tapered roots. Adaptable to many soil types including heavy soil. Stores well. 75 days SEED COUNT: 300 plus

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CARROTS - NANTES SCARLET HALF LONG CARROTS - NANTES SCARLET HALF LONG

(from 1900ís) A sweet flavoured, fine grained, nearly coreless carrot 18 cm long. Good for juicing. Keeps well.70 days

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CAULIFLOWER - SNOWBALL EARLY CAULIFLOWER - SNOWBALL EARLY

(from 1888) The standard of early cauliflowers for years. Dwarf plants with solid round, pure white 15 cm heads. 64 days SEED COUNT: 30 plus

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CAULIFLOWER - VIOLETA ITALIA  1g CAULIFLOWER - VIOLETA ITALIA 1g

Large plants produces beautiful purple heads that turn bright green when blanched. 90 days

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COLLARDS - BRASSICA  COLLARDS - BRASSICA

Nutritionally collards are a superstar being a great source of many essential vitamins and minerals. They have a higher nutritional value when they are cooked rather than raw. Pick leaves from bottom before they reach maximum size and leave... [ more ]

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CUCUMBER - LONG GREEN IMPROVED CUCUMBER - LONG GREEN IMPROVED

(from 1842) Plants are productive and reliable producing 25 to 30 cm long medium green fruits. Good for slicing or pickling. 66 days SEED COUNT: 25 plus seeds

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CUCUMBER - NORTHERN PICKLING CUCUMBER - NORTHERN PICKLING

An old high yielding favourite. Bears early fruits on short compact vines. Pick cucumbers when they reach 8-12cm for good colour and shape. Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost. OR Direct seed when soil is warm (21C) Plant in small... [ more ]

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CUCUMBER - WHITE WONDER (30 seeds) CUCUMBER - WHITE WONDER (30 seeds)

(prior to 1890) Vigorous heat tolerant, prolific vines produce 20cm, ivory white fruits with creamy white flesh. Best slicing cucumber. 50 days

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EGG PLANT - BLACK BEAUTY EGG PLANT - BLACK BEAUTY

(from 1902) Plants produce 1 to 1.5kg, 15 to 20cm long fruits with shiny purple skin and good flavour 85 days SEED COUNT: 30 plus

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EGG PLANT - ROSA BIANCA Italian heirloom EGG PLANT - ROSA BIANCA Italian heirloom

This heirloom produces light pink lavender globular fruits. Mild flavour with no bitterness. An exquisite egg plant. 83 days SEED COUNT: 30 plus

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KALE - RED RUSSIAN KALE - RED RUSSIAN

(from 1700ís) The blue green leaves have veins that turn purple red in cold weather. Very tender with excellent flavour. 55 days SEED COUNT: 100 plus

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KHOL RABI - PURPLE VIENNA KHOL RABI - PURPLE VIENNA

(Prior to 1860) A purple skinned variety with greenish white flesh. Very flavourful. Harvest them at 6cm diameter. 60 days SEED COUNT: 200 plus

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LETTUCE - BUTTERCRUNCH LETTUCE - BUTTERCRUNCH

The medium green, crisp, thick leaved lettuce are sweet and tender. They will produce several weeks longer than other varieties. Direct seed in late May. OR Start indoors 4 weeks before setting out. Cover seed lightly, germinate @ 20C.... [ more ]

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LETTUCE - CIMMARON LETTUCE - CIMMARON

(from 1800ís) Romaine lettuce. Heads are a deep burgundy with exquisite flavour and crisp, tender texture. Slow to bolt. 65 days

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LETTUCE - GOURMET SALAD LETTUCE - GOURMET SALAD

(an heirloom mix) An assortment of 10 leaf lettuce of different colours and leaf shapes. 45 days SEED COUNT: 500 plus

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LETTUCE - ICEBERG LETTUCE - ICEBERG

(from 1894)A crisphead lettuce. Compact medium heads have pale green leaves and a crisp heart. Heat tolerant and mosaic resistant. 80 days

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LETTUCE - MIGNONNETTE, BRONZE LETTUCE - MIGNONNETTE, BRONZE

(from 1898) A butterhead lettuce. Small heads on bronze fringed leaves. Does well in hot weather. Slow to bolt. 65 days

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ONION - EVER GREEN WHITE BUNCHING ONION - EVER GREEN WHITE BUNCHING

A winter hardy bunching onion with little or no bulbing and have pure white stems. They may be handled as a perennial by dividing the clump in the second summer. Direct seed 1 cm deep in early Spring for Summer use OR in July or August fo... [ more ]

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ONIONS - RED PURPLE BUNCHING ONIONS - RED PURPLE BUNCHING

Striking to look at, love to be crowded and easy to grow. Excellent flavour. 60 days SEED COUNT: 75 plus

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ONIONS - SOUTHPORT WHITE GLOBE ONIONS - SOUTHPORT WHITE GLOBE

(from 1906) Medium size globes with white skin. Good for northern areas. Stronger than other white varieties. 120 days

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ONIONS - YELLOW SWEET SPANISH UTAH 300 seeds ONIONS - YELLOW SWEET SPANISH UTAH 300 seeds

(heirloom, from 1906) Huge globes (.4kg), with yellowish-brown skin and creamy white flesh. Excellent flavour. 130 days.

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PARSNIPS - SUGAR HOLLOW CROWN PARSNIPS - SUGAR HOLLOW CROWN

(from 1850) White roots are 25 to 35cm long. Flesh is sweet, tender and fine grained. Frost hardy. The most popular variety. 130 days

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PEAS - DWARF GREY SUGAR SNAP PEAS PEAS - DWARF GREY SUGAR SNAP PEAS

(prior to1773) The smallest of the edible podded peas. Pods are 5cm long and very flat. Very sweet. 60 days

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PEAS - LINCOLN PEAS - LINCOLN

(from 1908) A.K.A. as Homesteader. Pods are 10cm long and contain 6 to 9 small cream coloured peas. Excellent flavour. Good for cold climates. 70 days

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PEAS - LITTLE MARVEL PEAS - LITTLE MARVEL

(from 1908) A.K.A. as American Wonder. Pods are 8 to 10cm long with 6 to 7 medium size very sweet green peas. High yielder. Long season. 60 days.

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PEPPERS - CALIFORNIA WONDER PEPPERS - CALIFORNIA WONDER

A vigorous producer of large, mildly sweet peppers. Ripens from green to red. Great stuffing pepper. 75 days SEED COUNT: 30 plus

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PEPPERS - CAYENNE LONG RED SLIM PEPPERS - CAYENNE LONG RED SLIM

(prior to 1827) Peppers are 10 to15cm long, slender, curled and twisted. Ripens to crimson red. Fiery hot!! 75 days

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PEPPERS - HUNGARIAN SWEET WAX 30 seeds PEPPERS - HUNGARIAN SWEET WAX 30 seeds

(from 1941) The 15cm fruits ripen from green to yellow to orange to red. Mild, sweet taste. Heavy producer. 65 days

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PUMPKINS - DILL'S ATLANTIC GIANT PUMPKINS - DILL'S ATLANTIC GIANT

These seeds come from the world's record for size originator. 25 to 50 kg fruits are commonly grown. They require fertile soil, good irrigation wide spacing and heavy feeding. By limiting each plant to one fruit 90 to 135 kg fruits are... [ more ]

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RADISHES - CHERRY BELLE RADISHES - CHERRY BELLE

(Heirloom) A 2.5cm round, red radish with white flesh. Keep planting them all summer. An old favorite. 23 days SEED COUNT: 200 plus

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RADISHES - DIAKON RADISHES - DIAKON

(Old Japanese variety) 20 to 30 cm white skinned and white flesh. Used extensively in oriental cuisine. 75 days

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RADISHES - FRENCH BREAKFAST RADISHES - FRENCH BREAKFAST

(from 1879) An oblong radish, rosy red with white tip 4 by 2cm White flesh, crisp and pungent. Frost hardy. 25days

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RADISHES - LONG BLACK SPANISH 1g RADISHES - LONG BLACK SPANISH 1g

(prior to 1824) A black skinned radish with white flesh. Very crisp and flavourful. Cylindrical roots 20cm long. 65 days

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SPINACH - BLOOMSDALE LONG STANDING SPINACH - BLOOMSDALE LONG STANDING

(from 1826) Glossy wrinkled green leaves are richly flavoured and tender. Vigorous and slow to bolt. 55 days SEED COUNT: 200 plus

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SQUASH - WINTER, ACORN (Tuffy) SQUASH - WINTER, ACORN (Tuffy)

The black-green skin has heavy ribbing. The yellow flesh is thicker, dryer and sweeter then most others. For best taste and sweetness wait 2 weeks or more after harvest. Plants yield 5 - 6 1kg fruits. SOIL: Rich, well drained LIGHT: F... [ more ]

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SQUASH - WINTER, BUTTERNUT SQUASH - WINTER, BUTTERNUT

Waltham Butternut - The standard Butternut Squash. The fruits average 25cm and 1.5 to 2 kg. Flesh is smooth and has a sweet flavour especially after 2 months storage. Plants average 4 to 5 fruits. SOIL: Rich, well drained LIGHT: Full... [ more ]

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TOMATOES - AMISH PASTE TOMATOES - AMISH PASTE

An Amish heirloom that produces tear drop shaped 150 - 200gr. fruits. The rich flavoured meaty fruits are great for sauces or fresh eating. They love rich soil. Add some compost when setting out. Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last... [ more ]

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TOMATOES - BEEFSTEAK TOMATOES - BEEFSTEAK

(heirloom) Tomatoes are bright red with a rich flavour. They are large, weighing from .5 to 1kg. Heavy producer. 115 days

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TOMATOES - BLACK KRIM TOMATOES - BLACK KRIM

This heirloom Russian tomato is from the Black Sea area. It produces 10 to 15cm globes with dark greenish black tops, which almost turn black with enough heat and sun. They are very flavourful. They love rich soil. Add some compost when... [ more ]

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TOMATOES - BONNIE BEST TOMATOES - BONNIE BEST

(heirloom) A very dependable old variety which bears an abundance of 180gr bright scarlet fruits. 82 days

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TOMATOES - BRANDYWINE TOMATOES - BRANDYWINE

(from 1885) An Amish heirloom. The large plants produce .5 to 1kg fruits with pink skin and highly flavoured red flesh. 100 days

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TOMATOES - GREEN STRIPE ZEBRA   TOMATOES - GREEN STRIPE ZEBRA

An old variety that produces green suits with a yellow blush and dark green stripes. They have a tangy taste. They should be staked. Tomatoes love rich soil. 75 days to maturity. SEED COUNT 40 plus

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TOMATOES - RED CHERRY TOMATOES - RED CHERRY

(heirloom) The vines bear clusters of 6-8 toony size tomatoes. The red fruits have intense flavour. 80 days SEED COUNT: 50 plus

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TOMATOES - TOMATILLO GROUND CHERRY 50 seeds TOMATOES - TOMATILLO GROUND CHERRY 50 seeds

(heirloom) Not a true tomato. The 30 to 60gr fruits are enclosed in tan coloured husks. Used in green chili sauce. 70 days

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TOMATOES - YELLOW PEAR TOMATOES - YELLOW PEAR

(Early 1600ís) Vines produce clusters of 3cm pear shaped tomatoes ranging from lemon to golden yellow. Mild to sweet flavour. 80 days

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TURNIPS - PURPLE TOP WHITE GLOBE TURNIPS - PURPLE TOP WHITE GLOBE

(prior to 1880) The standard for home gardening. Harvest at 10cm diameter. White flesh is mild, sweet and fine textured. 60 days. SEED COUNT: 100 plus

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