Think Pink VFFNT Hybrid #5192 (15 seeds) A standout in our trials, Think Pink offers generous harvests of 6 to 8 oz. round, pink fruit with delectable taste and juicy, meaty texture. The flavor has that perfect balance between sweetness and acidity that just makes you want more. Vigorous plants offer very high yields and continue bearing from early in the season until the very end. Indeterminate. 72 days.
Estamino VFFFNT Hybrid #4711 (20 seeds) This rootstock is known for producing plants with good generative growth, meaning a better balance of flowers and fruit to leafy growth, resulting in heavier yields of tomatoes. It is also known to promote a longer production cycle, extending the season. Resistant to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. This is a well-proven rootstock variety favored by an increasing number of growers.
Cornito Giallo Hybrid #9065 (20 seeds) ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS WINNER. Cornitos are smaller versions of Corno di Toro, well regarded for being delicious but sometimes slow to ripen. These new peppers are earlier and smaller at 5 to 6 inches long, but just as delicious with a sweet, fruity flavor. Peppers turn a beautiful bright yellow and appear early in the season on up until frost. Great when raw, grilled or roasted. 55 days green; 75 days yellow.
Cornito Rosso Hybrid #9174 (20 seeds) A smaller version of Corno di Toro Red and Carmen, these very sweet peppers are 5 to 6 inches long and 2 inches wide. Although delicious cut up raw into salads, their flavor deepens and intensifies when peppers are roasted or grilled. Abundant harvests are ready early in the season and keep on coming well into Fall. 60 days green; 80 days red.
Flaming Jade Hybrid #9635 (20 seeds) ALL AMERICA SELECTIONS WINNER. This hybrid serrano combines big, extended harvests of large, firm peppers with resistance to 3 races of Bacterial Spot, Potato Virus Y, and nematodes. These peppers are 4 inches long and 1 inch wide with 3,000 Scovilleunits of heat, making them great for giving an extra kick to salsas and pico de gallo. 75 days.
Habanada #9670 (20 seeds) This new heatless habanero has all the exotic, floral flavor of the habanero pepper with absolutely none of the heat. Hence, the clever name: haba (for habanero) nada (Spanish for nothing). Expect abundant harvests of these 2 to 3 inch long peppers when the plants have heat, full sun, even watering, and not too much nitrogen. Harvest peppers when bright orange for their best flavor. Bred by Dr. Michael Mazourek of Cornell University. 70 days green; 90 days orange.
Majestic Red Hybrid #9606 (20 seeds) This impressively large red bell pepper has extra-thick walls and succulent sweet flavor. Its disease package is impressive too, including resistance to Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Phytophthora root rot, and Bacterial Spot, races 0-3, 5, 7, and 8. Shiny, firm peppers are 5 to 7 inches long and 3 inches wide, starting out green then ripening to bright red. Peppers feel heavy in the hand because they are so meaty and full of refreshing sweet pepper juice. 75 days green; 85 days red.
Sedona Sun Hybrid #9143 (20 seeds) These ornamental peppers put on a dazzling display in gardens or containers,with masses of bright lemon-yellow and deep apricot-orange fruit on small, spreading mounds. Plants grow 9 to 12 inches tall and spread up to 16 inches with the small, hot peppers held above the foliage. Space plants 12 to 14 inches apart in the garden, or grow in containers of your choice. 72 days.
Sheepnose Pimento #9473 (30 seeds) Before bell peppers began to dominate sweet pepper offerings, people grewmore pimento peppers for their meaty, sweet flesh and thick walls. This Ohio family heirloom could convince you to try them again. The fruit has a rich, aromatic flavor that is great for eating fresh, roasted, cooked, or canned. They are sturdy, 2½ inches long and wide, rounded and ribbed with few seeds. Easy to grow with big yield potential. 70 days.
Tricked You Hybrid #9671 (20 seeds) This completely heat-free jalapeno is an improved version of the popular Fooled You Hybrid. Get jalapeno flavor without the heat or mix with hot jalapeno varieties to create the exact heat level you want in hot sauces and salsas. Improvements include disease resistance to Bacterial Spot, races 0-3, 7, and 8. Expect large harvests of these peppers that are 4½ inches long and 1½ inches wide. 90 days.
Building Raised Beds by Fern Marshall Bradley #8656
Gardening in raised beds has become very popular due to its simplicity and great results. Even beginning gardeners find it easy to make vegetables thrive with this method. That is largely because the elevated design of raised beds promotes and protects healthy, nutrient-rich soil, which is one of the keys to growing healthy plants. Learn how to plan, build, and plant a simple raised bed in just one weekend. All you need are basic materials, minimal building skills, and this book as your guide. 96 pages.
Saving Vegetable Seeds, by Fern Marshall Bradley #8159
When gardeners begin growing their own vegetables from seeds, they often want to learn how to complete the cycle and save their own seed for planting the next season. This lets them choose the individual plants and produce they like the best and preserve those genetics within the saved seed. They may also get plants especially adapted to their own garden. Helpful illustrations and tips teach seed saving for 20 of the most common garden vegetables -- tomatoes, peppers, beans, and carrots, to name a few. 96 pages.