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Annie's Favorites

  Are you new to heirlooms and don't know what variety to choose?  Annie's Favorites are our favorite vegetable varieties, chosen for flavor, hardiness or reliability.  These are the varieties we come back to year after year.

  Check out my video explaining in detail what the Annie's Favorites are!

 

  • All Year Round Lettuce

    72 days.  My favorite lettuce of the new varieties we tested, this pre-1870 British heirloom is a beautiful traditional butterhead lettuce.  It has tender, delicious green leaves that are loosely formed into a head.  A really special...

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  • Amish Paste Tomato - Organic

    81 day.  Indeterminate. A great choice for making sauce or salsa.  Huge yields of large, tender, meaty tomatoes.  A later tomato, but well worth the wait.   Minimum of 25 seeds per packet.   PLANTING...

    $3.25
  • Ancho (Poblano) Pepper

    Ancho (Poblano) Pepper

    90 day.  I love poblano peppers.  It's a hot pepper, but very mild and full of pepper flavor.  It makes a wonderful stuffing pepper for chili rellenos, or a good base pepper for a mild Mexican salsa.  A little slower to mature than...

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  • Annie's Favorites Garden

    SOLD OUT FOR 2020 Sure to please, this collection of our favorite vegetables is a great place to start with heirloom vegetables.  Each collection includes a packet of each of the vegetable seeds listed below.   All Year Round Lettuce Amish...

    $109.25
  • Antigua Eggplant

    Antigua Eggplant

    75 days.  This is a beautiful eggplant, creamy white with light purple striping.  It is also one of the mildest eggplants with a very creamy texture.  If the texture of eggplant is what you don't like, give Antigua a try!   Minimum...

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  • Basil, Genovese

    68 day.  The standard Italian culinary basil.  It is a great herb to grow to season tomato sauce and all your Italian dishes.  It is the traditional basil used to make pesto.   Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

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  • Basil, Genovese - Organic

    68 day.  The standard Italian culinary basil.  It is a great herb to grow to season tomato sauce and all your Italian dishes.  It is the traditional basil used to make pesto.   Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.

    $3.75
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  • Black Cherry Tomato - Organic

    Black Cherry Tomato - Organic

    64 day.    This is a spectacular cherry tomato.  Beautiful clusters of one inch large tomatoes ripen on indeterminate vines.  The flavor of this tomato is amazing, sweet and rich.  Just a wonderful snacking tomato...

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  • Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach

    48 day.  This is our favorite spinach.  It's the sweetest of the spinaches that we've tried; tender and mild but flavorful.  It is also slow to bolt, making it an excellent choice all around.   Minimum of 200 seeds per packet...

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  • Boothby's Blonde Cucumber - Organic

    Boothby's Blonde Cucumber - Organic

    60 day.   My favorite cucumber, and my kids' favorite for pickles.  It is a slightly sweet cucumber that makes spectacular sweet pickles, but can also be used as a slicer.  It's also a joy to grow.  With perfect, straight, plump...

    $3.75
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  • Cherry Belle Radish

    Cherry Belle Radish

    26 day.   The standard radish, Cherry Belle is small, red, round, and full of traditional radish flavor.  Mild when grown in cool weather, but with that characteristic radish bite.   Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.  

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  • Cherry Belle Radish - Organic

    Cherry Belle Radish - Organic

    26 day.   The standard radish, Cherry Belle is small, red, round, and full of traditional radish flavor.  Mild when grown in cool weather, but with that characteristic radish bite.   Minimum of 200 seeds per packet.  

    $3.75
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  • Contender Bush Bean

    Contender Bush Bean

    50 day.  Huge yields of tender, flavorful green pods.  This is my favorite bean all purpose bean.  Throughout the years I have grown many beans, but I keep coming back to this wonderful old favorite.  It has a great, rich and...

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  • Cuor di Bue Grosso Cabbage

    Cuor di Bue Grosso Cabbage

    65-75 day.  An Italian heirloom, it produces small to medium sized, conical heads.  This is the sweetest raw cabbage I've tasted.  It makes excellent coleslaw and sauteed cabbage.  A great short season cabbage for fresh eating...

    $3.00
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