• Feed the Monarchs! Narrow-leaf milkweed is a California native flower that is a preferred food source for monarch butterflies. Sometimes called Mexican whorled milkweed, this flowering perennial blooms in clusters of lavender tinted flowers. Like all milkweeds, the seed pods will swell and burst with seeds attached to silky hairs.  Monarchs eat this plant and lay eggs on it, making it an ideal plant to put in your butterfly garden.  This subshrub grows about 2-4' tall.  Those who want to support the monarch population can plant this flower throughout their property to ensure a robust food supply for these beautiful creatures!
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  • Feed the Monarchs! Narrow-leaf milkweed is a California native flower that is a preferred food source for monarch butterflies. Sometimes called Mexican whorled milkweed, this flowering perennial blooms in clusters of lavender tinted flowers. Like all milkweeds, the seed pods will swell and burst with seeds attached to silky hairs.  Monarchs eat this plant and lay eggs on it, making it an ideal plant to put in your butterfly garden.  This subshrub grows about 2-4' tall.  Those who want to support the monarch population can plant this flower throughout their property to ensure a robust food supply for these beautiful creatures!
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  • This melon is a favorite of growers up and down the west coast of America and for good reason! A honeydew and cantaloupe flavor combination, this melon actually changes flavors as it ripens! In the young stage of the melon, it's green flesh is similar to honeydew but after a week of ripening off the vine, the intense tropical flavors condense making you feel like you are in a tropical paradise when you eat this melon! Hints of coconut, pineapple, and floral aromas make this melon stand out from the rest.  Fruits are 4-8 pounds, oblong and orange with netting.
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  • This durable cabbage produces wonderfully under less than ideal conditions. All season cabbage is a great cabbage for Southern California and can produce well in warm winters. Medium-sized heads.
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  • This heirloom and prized Art of Taste pumpkin has had a long history of being a favorite and for good reason. Large ribbed pumpkins are beautiful and long keepers. The sweet and finely grained meet can be used in an array of recipes.  Vigorous vines with selection for disease resistance.
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  • A perfect snacking cucumber that is not likely to even make it to the kitchen! This Muncher cucumber variety produces loads of small cucumbers that can be eaten fresh or pickled.
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  • This lettuce was bred in Isreal and with that came amazing qualities that are great for southern California growers. This lettuce is heat tolerant, easy to grow and does well in our hot falls and winters. It's crispy and slightly sweet, perfect for the salad lover!
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  • This flavorful and smooth slicing cucumber produces loads of cucumbers for you to enjoy! Fruits are smooth (burpless) and sweet.  No need to peel the fruit!
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  • This AAS Winner has so many great qualities for the home gardener and professional grower. It's compact, bush growing habit makes it a great space saver! Acorn squash is a must-have on our table both for decoration in the fall and for late fall and winter recipes.
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  • Ethiopian Kale

    Ethiopian Kale ORGANIC

    $3.50
    Similar to kale, this green is a garden rock star! It's mildly flavored, versatile, and thrives in Southern California gardens. Ethiopian kale is a must in your garden!
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  • Basil, Lemon ORGANIC

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    Try this basil with a twist! Lemon basil has a sweet citrus flavor that goes great in savory and sweet dishes alike.
  • Round yellow fruits with slightly fuzzy skins are a favorite among tomato fanatics.  These fruits are sweet, well balanced and a heavy producer. Indeterminate.
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  • This deeply ribbed tomato is prized for its excellent flavor. This Italian favorite is used for fresh eating and preserving. Very popular among Chefs. Indeterminate tomato. 
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  • A compact bush variety of squash with finely flavored small fruits that are similar to zucchini. A favorite for Lebanese dishes, we love it for its thin skin and great cooking qualities.
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  • The Turkish red pepper has a long history and deep culinary importance. Originally from the Urfa region of  Turkey, it has a smokey flavor that is essential to many Turkish dishes.  We were given this pepper from Mike Reese and have been growing it ever since. Its flavor is unparalleled. Our seed is from improved varieties produced on our farm. Plants are prolific and disease resistant. Scoville 30,000–50,000.
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  • These sweet peppers have an incredible flavor that borders on fruity! They are a sturdy pepper and stands up well in cooking.  They are much less fussy than bell peppers and produce bounties of peppers.
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  • During our summer trials and breeding of 2019, we crossed two popular varieties of cucumbers. Marketmore and Straight 8. From this cross came our hilariously named cucumber, Mark it 8 Dude.
  • We discovered this tasty little treat in Peru while teaching about seed saving in the Sacred Valley.  We fell in love with the unique flavor that makes it irresistible! It is an easy plant to grow and got to over 5 feet tall on our farm! It can be quite ornamental and can be used in a food forest, permaculture design, ornamental gardens and more.
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  • Red Leaf Amaranth, also called Chinese Spinach is a beautiful addition to your garden and tasty too! The leaves are eaten just like spinach, raw or cooked. What is most impressive is that they keep their color when cooked.
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  • Tepary beans are a semi bush legume that has a long history in the southwestern United States. Native peoples have grown these beans since the pre-Columbian times. Tepary beans are more drought-tolerant than the common garden bean and resistant to many bean diseases.
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  • Pepper, Thai Chili mix ORGANIC

    $3.75
    If you love the flavor of Thai chilis, you will love this custom mix! We grew these seeds on our farm for trialing and production in the summer of 2019. We could not believe the number of chilis each plant produced! The plants form small bushes that produce over a pound of chilis on each one! You will find red and orange Thai chilis in this mix. Both have a decent amount of heat but the flavor is what is wonderful. Floral and sweet notes complement the heat and will add flavor to your dishes!
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  • 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 side shoots will produce for 7-8" weeks after the main head is harvested and growers can enjoy the good freezing quailies of this broccoli.  Waltham 29 broccoli was named for Waltham, MA where it was developed in the 1950s.
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  • Tropical milkweed or sometimes called bloodflower is an eye-catching plant that produces bright flowers of red, orange and yellow.  This plant provides a valuable source of nutrition for monarch butterflies and their caterpillars. Plant bloodflower in your garden and you are sure to see the amazing yellow and black striped caterpillars (larvae) that are the first stages of the monarch butterfly. Monarchs will lay eggs on the milkweed plant in March and April. Once the eggs hatch the caterpillars will consume huge portions of the milkweed plant as they prepare to turn into the monarch butterfly.  
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  • Tropical milkweed is an eye-catching plant that produces bright flowers of red, orange and yellow.  This plant provides a valuable source of nutrition for monarch butterflies and their caterpillars. Plant bloodflower in your garden and you are sure to see the amazing yellow and black striped caterpillars (larvae) that are the first stages of the monarch butterfly. Monarchs will lay eggs on the milkweed plant in March and April. Once the eggs hatch the caterpillars will consume huge portions of the milkweed plant as they prepare to turn into the monarch butterfly.  
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  • Gaillardias are wonderful plants that produce a massive amount of starry blooms in variations of colors. Planting Gaillardia in the garden will add a kaleidoscope of color that bees and beneficial insects will love.  
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