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Arugula
(Eruca sativa)

A hardy open-pollinated annual. Certified organic! These gourmet spicy greens thrive in cool weather. One of the first greens if left in the garden to reseed. Arugula’s oakleaf shaped leaves grow in a loose bunch and taste peppery. the edible flowers make an attractive garnish and add flavor also. {lant seeds indoors 4 weeks before last frost, or sow directly as soon as soil can be worded. Plant again in late summer to fall and winter harvests. 35 days to maturity. Approx. 100 seeds in regular packet. 20 seeds in sample packet.


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redrubychardRed Ruby Chard
(Beta vulgaris, Cicla group)

A hardy biennial heirloom. Certified organic! Red Ruby is a popular red stemmed chard. The dark green leaves have crimson stalks and veins. Also called Rhubarb Chard. Eat fresh or use like spinach. Start seeds indoors 1 to 2 weeks before last frost and transplanting in outdoor garden beds. Can continue planting every two weeks for continual harvest throughout the season. Tolerates light frost, and can also adapt to summer temperatures. Chard contains vitamins A, B6, C, and E, as well as many minerals. 50 days to maturity. 50 seeds in regular packet.


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chicoryChicory
(Catalogna Emerald, Cichorium intybus)

Biennial open-pollinated leafy greens. Certified organic! Chicory greens have long, broad, dandelion-like leaves with anasparagus-like flavor. A rapid grower, the leaves and tender spring stalks can be used for early greens. Grow in similar soil as lettuce. Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before last frost, or sow directly outdoors every 2 weeks from spring through fall. 55 days to maturity. Likes partial sun. Harvest leaves as needed. 8 to 12 inches high at maturity. Chickory is very high in vitamin A, C, and also calcium and iron. 100 seeds per regular packet. 15 seeds in sample packet.


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coriandercilantro Coriander Cilantro
(Coriandrum sativum)

Medium hardy open-pollinated annual. Certified organic! Cilantro is a staple in Mexican, Indian, and Asian cuisines. A great addition to salads! Also, he essential oils in cilantro leaves contain antibacterial properties and can be used as a fungicide.This bolt-resistant variety produces lush growth. The seeds of the plant can be harvested and used as coriander. Start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost, or sow seeds in garden beds when soil reaches 55F. The essential oils in cilantro leaves contain antibacterial properties and can be used as a fungicide! 30 days to maturity, and grows 2 to 3 tall. 25 seeds in regular packet. 6 seeds in sample packet.


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endiveEndive Batavian
(Chicorium endiva)

Hardy open-pollinated biennial.  Certified organic!  Also called escarole,  Large broad, slightly twisted lettuce-like leaves form round, tight packed heads with creamy-white deep hearts. The leaves are slightly bitter.  Delicious raw in salads, braised, or steamed.  Grow in similar soils as lettuce or cole crops.  Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before last frost, and sow directly outdoors every 2 weeks from early summer through fall.  12 to 16inches tall at maturity.  50 seeds per regular packet. 8 seeds in sample packet.


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lucinatokale Lacinato Kale
(Brassica oleracea, Acephala group)

A hardy biennial heirloom. Certified organic! This kale has bumpy dark green leaves. The leaves are not curly like regular kale, and add an interesting texture, color, and flavor to soups and salads. This variety is traced to Tuscan origins. Grows well in both cold and heat. Can be started indoors 6 weeks before last frost, or planted directly in garden beds every two weeks through mid summer. Kale is a great source of vitamins A, C, K, and many minerals. 60 days to maturity. 40 seeds in regular packet. 8 seeds in sample packet.


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red russ kake oursRed Russian Kale
(Brassica oleracea, Acephala group)

A hardy biennial heirloom. Certified organic! This gourmet variety has red-puple vines on green wavy leaves. Cool weather intensifies its color. Steamed lightly, the frilly leaves make an attractive garnish. Kale grows best in cool weather. Start seeds indoors 6 weeks before last frost, sow directly in garden beds as soon as soil can be worked. Contains twice the amount of Vitamin C as an equivalent portion of orange juice and more calcium than milk! 50 days to maturity. Approx. 40 seeds in regular packet. 8 seeds in sample packet.


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Giant Red Mustard
(Brassica juncea)

A hardy open-pollinated annual. Certified organic! Giant Red is a full flavored mustard green. The dramatic purple tinted leaves and green ribs add color and zest to salad and sandwiches. Asian cuisines generally use mustard greens pickled or stir-fried. Mustard greens contain large amounts of beta-carotene and vitamins A and C. Approx. 100 seeds in regular packet. 15 seeds in sample packet.


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mustard, southern giant curled Southern Giant Curled Mustard Greens
(Brassica juncea)

A hardy open-pollinated annual. Certified organic! Large wide, long bright green leaves that are curled and fringed on the edges. Slow to bolt. Upright, vigorous plants with a mild mustardy flavor. Great for both home garden or market production. Also called Southern Curled. Start seeds indoors 3 weeks before last frost, then transplant to garden beds. Can be sown in late summer in a shady spot for fall harvest. Mustard greens are high in vitamins A and C. 40 days to maturity. 100 seeds in regular packet. 15 seeds in sample packet.


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Pak Choi
(Brassica rapa, Chinensis group)

An open-pollinated heirloom. Certified organic! This Chinese non-heading cabbage has clusters 8 to 12 inches wide with white celery-like stalks with large, nearly round, smooth, glossy leaves. Pak Choi has a mild, mustard flavor. The young leaves make a wonderful addition to soups, noodle dishes and stir-fries. Sow seeds every 2 weeks through midsummer. In China the larger, older leaves of Pak Choi are often pickled. Grows up to 16 inches tall. 45 days to maturity. Approx. 100 seeds in regular packet. 15 seeds in sample packet.


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bloomsdalespinachBloomsdale Spinach
(Spinacia oleracea)

A hardy open-pollinated annual. Certified organic! This large, spreading spinach has deep green curled leaves. It is a high yielding, dependable home garden variety that is fairly resistant to bolting. Spinach is delicious steamed, fresh in salads, and in soups and casseroles. Start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last frost. Can be planted outdoors a couple of weeks before the last frost. It can handle light frosts. Sow seeds in late summer for a fall harvest. 40 days to maturity. 100 seeds in regular size packet. 15 seeds in sample packet.


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