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Tomato, Principe Borghese – seed packet

Tomato, Principe Borghese – seed packet$2.99

(Solanum lycopersicum) Perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to Central America, grown as an annual outside the Tropics. Indeterminate vines 4-6′ long, longer in hot areas. Name translates as [–translation–]. Well-known heirloom dating back over 200 years; Thomas Jefferson grew it at Monticello. Roma-type fruit are excellent for sun-dried tomatoes. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil, […]

Radish, Yellow – seed packet

Radish, Yellow – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Raphanus sativus) Annual in the Brassica Family, native to Europe. Quick-maturing for Spring and Fall planting. This yellow variety is somewhat rare. Plant with other colors for rainbow effects in your salad bowl. As with all radishes, the immature green seed pods are also edible, raw for snacking or steamed with other veggies, as you […]

Tomato, Roma – seed packet

Tomato, Roma – seed packet$2.99

(Solanum lycopersicum) Perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to Central America, grown as an annual outside the Tropics. Determinate bush habit. The classic good-ole Roma: pulpy and perfect for sauces, sun-drying, and ketchup. Much more dependable producer in mild climates than beefsteaks and other fatties. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil, with appropriate tomato amendments. Full […]

Black Nightshade – seed packet

Black Nightshade – seed packet$2.99

(Solanum nigrum) Annual in the Nightshade Family, native to Eurasia. Upright growth habit, to 12-24” tall. Reflexed petals of white blossoms shamelessly expose a grip of stamens clutching a coyly retracted style. Fruit green, maturing to inky black. “Has a long and well-established history as a food source for numerous cultures around the globe” (Forager’s […]

Mountainmint, Virginian – seed packet

Mountainmint, Virginian – seed packet$2.99

(Pycnanthemum virginianum) Perennial in the Mint Family, native to Appalachia. Narrow leaves, clusters of white flowers, to 36” tall. “The strongest of mints” with a knock-out flavor and fragrance. We suspect it inspired the first Mint Julep since it is so big and bushy – falling over and blocking paths – during the hottest part […]

Spinach, Insurance policy mix – seed packet

Spinach, Insurance policy mix – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Spinacia oleracea) Annual in the Amaranth Family, native to cetnral and southwestern Asia. Mix of cross-bred varieties including Bordeaux, Space (an F1 hybrid), Olympia, and one or two forgottens. Bordeaux is red-stemmed, the others green. With this half-mongrelized mix, we aim to provide comprehensive coverage of your spinach needs/desires in different regions and seasons, due […]

Tomatillo – seed packet

Tomatillo – seed packet$2.99

(Physalis philadelphica) Annual in the Nightshade Family, native to Mexico. Upright, many-branched bushes, 2-3′ tall, 2-3′ across, laden with husk-wrapped fruits hanging like lanterns. A favorite in Mexican cuisine, especially in salsa. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil sufficient, but fertilizing will bulk it up. Full sun. Start indoors a few weeks before the Final Frost. […]

Chickweed – seed packet

Chickweed – seed packet$2.99

(Stellaria medea) Annual in the Pink Family, cosmopolitan in distribution. Bright green ground-cover with small, white star-shaped flowers (hence the name “Stellaria”). Dies back entirely in hot, dry weather; is forgotten by July. An excellent Spring Tonic food: make a salad of Chickweed, Dandelion, Plantago and Wild Cress when nothing else is around. Fall-sprouted plants […]

Pole Bean, Violetto Trionfo – seed packet

Pole Bean, Violetto Trionfo – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this purple-podded type. Name means “Triumphant Purple”. A long-time personal favorite of ours. For fresh-eating, cooking, and canning. Especially handy for freezing, since purple fades to green once blanched. Can be dry-farmed.Flowers attract hummingbirds! We acquired this […]

Pole Bean, Signora di Campagna – seed packet

Pole Bean, Signora di Campagna – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this purple-streaked green-podded bean. Name means “Country Lady”. For fresh-eating, cooking, canning and freezing. Can be dry-farmed. Flowers attract hummingbirds! We acquired this variety from Franchi Sementi and have been adapting it to the NW. Planting suggestions: Regular garden soil […]

Marigold, Lemon Drop – seed packet

Marigold, Lemon Drop – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Tagetes patula) Annual in the Aster Family, native to the Americas. This charming cultivar sports compounded florets of bright yellow ray flowers on small plants, 8-18” tall. Foliage pinnate. Used in companion-planting to keep away insect pests. As medicine, the flowers are anti-viral & anti-bacterial, and have been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, as well […]

Feverfew – seed packet

Feverfew – seed packet$2.99

(Tanacetum parthenium) Perennial in the Aster Family, native to Eurasia. Deeply serrated light green foliage in neat clumps. White-petaled, yellow-centered flowers superficially resemble chamomile, but the heady chrysanthemum-ish aromatics of Feverfew make for a positive ID. 12-36” tall. Entire plant edible. Medicinally, used for treating headaches, both acute and migraine, and for breaking fevers. Planting […]

Pole Bean, Meraviglia di Venezia – seed packet

Pole Bean, Meraviglia di Venezia – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this green Romano-type. For fresh-eating, cooking, canning and freezing. Can be dry-farmed. Hummingbirds attracted to flowers. We acquired this variety from Franchi Sementi and have been adapting it to the NW. Planting suggestions: Regular garden soil sufficient. Full sun. Provide […]

Dandylion – seed packet

Dandylion – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Taraxacum officinales) Perennial in the Aster Family, cosmopolitan in distribution. Rosette of long narrow leaves, 6-18” in radius, with flowering stalks 6-18” tall. One of the single most useful plants on Earth: Edible greens provide food during the late Winter/early Spring hunger-gap; roots are a detoxifier of the liver that make a fine coffee-additive/substitute when […]

Pole Bean, Garafal Oro – seed packet

Pole Bean, Garafal Oro – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this green Romano-type. For fresh-eating, cooking, canning and freezing. Can be dry-farmed. Flowers attract hummingbirds! We acquired this variety from Franchi Sementi and have been adapting it to the NW. Planting suggestions: Regular garden soil sufficient. Full sun. Provide trellis. […]

Mexican Sunflower – seed packet

Mexican Sunflower – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Tithonia sp.) Annual in the Aster Family, native to Central America & the Caribbean. Fat orange blossoms attract bees. 3-6” tall (shorter the farther North you go). Can be sown one season to control parasitic nematodes the following season. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil sufficient. Full sun. Direct-sow the same time as Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus), […]

Parsley, Flat Leaf – seed packet

Parsley, Flat Leaf – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Petroselinum crispum var. Italica) Biennial in the Umbel Family, native to the Mediterranean. Also known as, “Italian” parsley. Popular. Makes clump of powerfully flavorful greens first year, blooms and sets seeds second year. Seeds are a cooking spice. Roots used in soups. Pollinator attractor. Drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Regular garden soils sufficient; can tolerate […]

Fenugreek – seed packet

Fenugreek – seed packet$2.99

(Trigonella foenum-graecum) Annual in the Legume Family, native to Asia. Upright viney habit, 18-24” tall, produces multitude of long, thin pods in which the seed forms. A kitchen spice used in Middle Eastern cuisine. Medicinally, used both as a galactagogue (stimulates milk production) and an enhancer of male libido. Planting suggestions: Thrives in clay; average […]

Mullein, Greek – seed packet

Mullein, Greek – seed packet$2.99

(Verbascum olympicum) Triennial in the Figwort Family, native to the Mediterranean. Low-rising rosette of fuzzy, pointed, wavy-edged grey-green leaves spreads out to 24-36” in radius by second year; blooms in third with truly spectacular, many-branched candelabra, 5-8′ tall, covered with hundreds of yellow flowers. Pointy-snouted weevils use as high-rise apartment, to no apparent harm. Medicinally, […]

Mullein, Common – seed packet

Mullein, Common – seed packet$2.99

(Verbascum thapsus) Biennial in the Figwort Family, native to Eurasia. First-year plant a rosette of fuzzy, grey-green leaves, like a bouquet of bunny ears. Second year produces a spike of yellow flowers, 4-6′ tall, in which weevils reside, to no apparent harm. Medicinally, leaf is used for lung health as tea, tincture or smoked. Flowers […]

Alexanders Ancient Parsley – seed packet

Alexanders Ancient Parsley – seed packet$2.99

(Petroselinum alexandrinum or Smyrnium olusatrum) Biennial or short-lived perennial in the Umbel Family, native to the Mediterranean. Rare. We are thrilled to be offering this selection! Also called “Black Lovage” because of color of seeds. Shiny compound leaves form clump first year, remain evergreen through winter in milder climates such as the Pacific NW. Umbels […]

Poppy, Red – seed packet

Poppy, Red – seed packet$2.99

(Papaver somniferum) Annual in the Poppy Family, native to Asia. Astoundingly beautiful red blossoms, with nodding buds and upright pods. A Daggawalla favorite. Seeds used in baking, such as muffins, bread, etc. Caution: all parts of the plant contain alkaloids that can trigger in a positive reading on a drug-test for opiate use. Drought-tolerant. Planting […]

Basil, “Mrs. Burns” Lemon – seed packet

Basil, “Mrs. Burns” Lemon – seed packet$2.99

(Ocimum basilicum) Annual in the Mint Family. A beloved heirloom, quite lemony in odor and taste. Used fresh or dried. Try as a tea. Pollinator attractor, like all the Basils. Planting suggestions: Ordinary garden soil is sufficient. Full sun. Start in warm conditions and give 12-18” spacing. Can also be container-grown in 1-gallon or larger […]

Love-in-the-Mist, White – seed packet

Love-in-the-Mist, White – seed packet$2.99

(Nigella sativa) Annual in the Ranunculus Family, native to the South and Southwest Asia. Also known as “Black Cumin”, for its pungent bitter seeds used in various Middle Eastern cuisines. 8-18” tall. Highly ornamental flowers and seedpods. Drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil sufficient; prefers dryish conditions. Full sun to part sun. Direct-sow […]

Smoking tobacco, Virginia Gold – seed packet

Smoking tobacco, Virginia Gold – seed packet$2.99

(Nicotiana tabacum) Annual or short-lived perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to the Americas. 5-7′ tall. Hummingbird attractor. A fine cigarette tobacco that cures to a beautiful golden color. We found it very tasty. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient, but like all plants in the Nicotiana genus, responds enthusiastically to nitrogen including manure […]

Smoking tobacco, Red Russian – seed packet

Smoking tobacco, Red Russian – seed packet$2.99

(Nicotiana tabacum) Annual or short-lived perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to the Americas. 5-7′ tall. Unusually for Smoking Tobacco, has bright red flowers. Hummingbird attractor. Rich flavor. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient, but like all plants in the Nicotiana genus, responds enthusiastically to nitrogen including manure or dead animals. Full sun. Start […]

Smoking tobacco, Kentucky Burley – seed packet

Smoking tobacco, Kentucky Burley – seed packet$2.99

(Nicotiana tabacum) Annual or short-lived perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to the Americas. 5-7′ tall. Pink flowers. Hummingbird attractor. A tasty cigarette tobacco. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient, but like all plants in the Nicotiana genus, responds enthusiastically to nitrogen including manure or dead animals. Full sun. Start indoors a few weeks […]