This open-pollinated purple variety has many valuable characteristics. Small, compact heads form quickly and neatly giving tasty produce.
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This blonde, short season cabbage has a ball-shaped head that weighs 4 to 5 pounds. Many love this variety for delicious sauerkraut, paried with corned beef or in Grandma's famous coleslaw recipe.
Who’s digging in my garden? Before you can start to protect your garden you first have to find out who is digging in your garden! Identify the pests that cause the damage by looking at the various holes and mounds they make. It’s kind of like being able to identify animal
The 6 Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Your Home Garden There are so many reasons to start a garden at home. You can save money and have fresh vegetables (which are higher in nutrients than what you get from the supermarket). No yard? No problem! Many vegetables can be grown in
This sturdy variety is grown for is side shoots and large heads that form on easy to harvest stocks. Heads can reach 6-7" in size and continue to produce side shoots after the main head is harvested. This broccoli is widely adapted, drought tolerant and a great selection to grow for a fall crop. The
From Our Seeds and Their Keepers: A Collection of Stories Seed to Seed is a complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables. Read More This book contains detailed information about each vegetable, including its botanical classification, flower structure and means of
Plant Seeds Now for Winter Garden August in the garden in San Diego can be a misleading time. It is hot and sometimes muggy. The tomatoes are looking amazing. The melons are ripening. For most inexperienced gardeners, it’s a bit of a time warp. It feels as though summer will continue
Micro-Greens Info: Micro-greens are sprouted plants eaten in their very young state. Research has shown they are more nutritious and great for growing in small spaces. In fact, some research shows, Micro-greens are four- to 40-fold more concentrated with nutrients than their mature counterparts. Learn more
Why Grow In Cool Season? San Diego is known for the warm beaches and forever sunny days. Gardeners know San Diego as the perpetual warm season. We can grow tomatoes right up until Christmas sometimes. This is fun for those of us with family back east. Teasing them with photos of
This Italian variety of broccoli produces smaller shots of broccoli heads that are great for salads and veggie dishes. With a spicier flavor than most broccoli, this early producing variety bolts much quicker than others to give you a speedy harvest.
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Shaped like the White Vienna Kohlrabi, this root crop produces a unique, edible, purple bulbing root that forms above ground. Mild sweet flavor has touches of turnip and cabbage. Great addition for heirloom gardens.
Colorful and nutritious, this beautiful, bright purple sprouting broccoli does wonderfully in mild climates allowing it to produce sprout after sprout of broccoli goodness.
A popular market variety, this broccoli produces tight, large heads and side shoots that can be harvested for an extended period of time. Great for container gardening.