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The Mix and Match Bundle

Customize your own bundle to create your seed sharing event as you choose varieties from our entire list of available seeds. How to build your Bundle: Simply check a little green square for each variety you want, and choose how many to add.  When your list is complete, click the ADD TO CART button to finish your selection. Books and other add-ons are available separately.

EACH single quantity of a seed variety comes with:

  • Enough seed to fill 10 generous individual servings and ten (10) description cards
  • Ten (10) portion bags – (Note: You may reduce plastic before checkout)

Note: Bundle price adjusts as items added. Minimum amount for entire order is $160.00.

Arugula; Rocket

Eruca vesicaria. Favored by gourmets. Featured in fine restaurants. Bushy, 1-2′ plant. Wonderful, peppery, distinct flavor. Cold-tolerant. Easy to grow.

Bean; Anasazi

Phaseolus vulgaris. A delightfully maroon and white beans with a sweet and nutty flavor. Seed originally found in clay jar hidden in one of the ruins of the Anasazi cliff dwellers in the Grand Canyon. Easy to cook, easy to dry – best tasting, best storing dry bean.

Bean; Broad Windsor (Fava)

Vicia faba. Upright, 2-3′ plants produce delicious, large, flat, meaty beans in long pods. Deliciously sweet.

Bean; Bush Blue Lake 274

Phaseolus vulgaris. Dark-green, round, 5″ pods are delicious! Or allow mature beans to turn white and serve in soups and stews.

Bean; Dry Black

Phaseolus vulgaris. Dark purple-black bean. Very productive and reliable. Compact bush plants. High anthocyanin content because of color. Rich and meaty flavor and texture. Matures in 95 days

Bean; Tepary

Phaseolus acutifolius. The Southwest’s true native bean. Among the most heat and drought-tolerant desert crops. Matures quickly. Tepary beans are much higher in fiber and protein that other beans. Commercially cultivated by the Gila River Indian Community.

Beet; Detroit Dark Red

Beta vulgaris. A true heirloom dating back to 1892. The standard canning beet for more than 100 years. Deep-red, 3″ globes store well. Delicious, 12-15″ dark-green tops.

Beet; Early Wonder

Beta vulgaris. Produces an abundance of delicious young greens suitable for spring salads and round, exceptionally sweet, 3-4’’ tubers.

Broccoli; Green Sprouting Calabrese

Brassica oleracea. An old standard broccoli that produces many side shoots over a long period. Initial heads are bluish-green and 3-5″ across.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets, and onions.

Broccoli; Waltham 29

Brassica oleracea v. italica. Delicious, dependable, variety. Short 20″ plants produce medium-large heads and lots of side shoots.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.

Cabbage; Early Jersey Wakefield

Brassica oleracea v. capitata. Popular in the 1800’s. Particularly adapted to overwintering in the field in the lower deserts when small. Short-season, early heading, delicious. Takes up little garden space. 63 Days.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions

Cabbage; Golden Acre

Brassica oleracea v. capitata. One of the best cabbages for early garden use. Solid, round, 3-4 lb. grey-green heads on short-stemmed, erect plants. White interior with tightly folded leaves. High yields.

Cabbage; Pak Choi

Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis. A variety of White Celery Mustard extensively grown in Southeast Asia. Somewhat small plant resembles Swiss Chard. Cold tolerant and a slow bolter. Has a wide adaptability. Frost Tolerance – Good.

Cabbage; Perfection Savoy

Brassica oleracea. Savoy cabbage matures later than other cabbages, but survives late enough to be harvested after frost, even in snow. Heavily crumpled drum-shaped heads.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.

Cabbage; Red Acre

Brassica oleracea v. capitata. Beautiful, red version of the famous Golden Acre with larger, 2-3 lb. heads. Red Acre takes 2 weeks more to mature, but stores better and longer in root cellars or refrigerators.

Carrot; Danvers

Daucus carota subsp. sativus. Heat & frost tolerant carrot variety. 6-7″ long and about 2″ at the shoulder. Danvers is a great storage carrot. It resists cracking and splitting. Strong tops make it easy to pull. Good performance in a wide range of soils. Biennial. 72 days. Weed continuously.

Companion plants include: peas, lettuce, onions, garlic, and tomatoes.

Carrot; Red Cored Chantenay

Daucus carota subsp. sativus. One of the most dependable, storage carrots for use in poorer soils. Roots are beautifully tapered with rich orange color. Best flavor in our blind taste tests. Weed continuously.

Companion plants include: peas, lettuce, onions, garlic, tomatoes.

Carrot; Scarlet Nantes

Daucus carota subsp. sativus. A timeless heirloom favorite. Bright-orange, very sweet, slightly tapered, 6-7” roots with characteristic Nantes rounded tip. A good keeper. Excellent for juice. Weed continuously.

Companion plants include: peas, lettuce, onions, garlic, tomatoes.

Collards; Morris

Brassica oleracea. Actually called “Cabbage Collards” by old-timers, because of the large, loose heads. Dark green. Slow bolting. Delicious, tender leaves.

Corn; Glass Gem (Flint)

Zea mays v. indurata. Magic translucent flint corn going viral worldwide. Even has its own Facebook page.  Note, this corn is in limited supply and yet because we love it so much we are going to make it available as long as we can.

Corn; Golden Bantam 8

Zea mays. A selected strain of the famous Bantam Corn. Large ears with 8 rows on 5′ tall plants. Vigorous, early growth. Genuine, old-fashioned sweet corn flavor.

Corn; Reid’s Yellow Dent

Zea Mays. Dent. The most popular open-pollinated yellow variety grown in the 20th centruy. Deep yellow color, with a reddish tinge. 12ft tall plants produce fat 10″ ears with 16 to 22 rows. Excellent for roasting or frying. Good for hominy, masa, harina, posole, and cornbread. Matures in 100 days

Cucumber; Armenian

Cucumbis melo v. flexuosus. Same family as melons. Also called yard-long cucumber. Loves hot weather. Pick when 12 – 18″ long. Mild, sweet, crisp flavor. Ribbed. Frost Tolerance – None.

Companion plants include sunflowers, corn, peas, beans and radishes. – Dislikes aromatic herbs and potatoes.

Cucumber; Marketmore 76

Cucumis sativus. Consistently produces, through hot and cool weather, 8-9″, slicing cucumbers! Disease resistant.

Companion plants include sunflowers, corn, peas, beans and radishes. Dislikes aromatic herbs and potatoes.

Eggplant; Florida Highbush

Solanum melongena. A true heirloom from early 20th century Florida. Upright plants with large dark purple fruits high off the ground. Drought and disease resistant.

Gourd; Birdhouse

Lagenaria siceraria. The famous bottle-shaped gourd you can grow for birdhouses! Give them plenty of room or trellis.

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

Kale; Lacinato

Brassica oleracea. Dinosaur Kale. Blue-green savoy leaves; 11-19″ long; 3-4″ wide; GREAT FLAVOR! All the rage.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.

Kale; Red Russian

Brassica napus v. pabularia. Dark green oak leaf cut leaves. Richer in vitamins and minerals than many other greens. Red and purple hues intensify after fall frosts, give way to tender and sweet rich dark green kale when cooked, also good raw. Very disease resistant.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.

Kale; Vates Blue Curled Dwarf

Brassica oleracea. Hardy with ruffled, blue-green leaves. Easy to mulch for winter storage in the garden.

Companion plants include dill, chamomile, sage, peppermint, beets and onions.

Lettuce; Black Seeded Simpson

Lactuca sativa. Loosefleaf. Sets the standard by which to measure all looseleafs. Large, light-green, broad, frilled leaves with exceptionally crisp, fresh flavor.

Companion plants include carrots and radishes.

Lettuce; Mesclun Mix

Lactuca spp. Our own special blend of three favorite lettuce varieties. Plant salad. Harvest salad.

Companion plants include carrots and radishes.

Lettuce; Parris Island Cos

Lactuca sativa.Romaine. Dark-green, upright heads resist tip burn even in all but the hottest weather. Hearts blanch to creamy white.

Companion plants include carrots and radishes.

Lettuce; Red Cimarron (Romaine)

Lactuca sativa. Romaine. Add to salads color along with the unmistakable texture of a delicious romaine. Broad, flat, crisp leaves range from dark red to bronze.

Companion plants include carrots and radishes.

Lettuce; Salad Bowl Red (Leaf)

Lactuca sativa.Loose leaf. The beauty, flavor and tenderness of Salad bowl with solid red color, fuller head and slightly more compact shape. Delicious. Withstands hot weather as well as the green salad bowl. Excellent flavor!

Companion plants include carrots and radishes.

Mustard; Kyona (Mizuna)

Brassica juncea. Squirrels won’t touch Mizuna. Cold weather only improves its hearty flavor. Deeply-cut leaves surround numerous white stems. Rich flavor.

Mustard; Southern Giant Curled

Brassica juncea. Fool-proof greens. Round, dark-green leaves with pale-green mid-ribs have exciting, spinach-mustard flavor. Fast growing, 16-22″ diameter, 10″ tall plant. Cold-, heat-, and drought-tolerant. Slow to bolt. Matures in 50 days

Okra; Clemson Spineless 80

Abelmoschus esculentus. Maybe the most popular okra variety for 80 years. 4-ft. plants produce an abundance of dark green, grooved pods. Pick when 2.5 to 3″ long, tender and young. Famous for use in soups, stews and relishes.

Onion; Nebuka (Evergreen Bunching)

Allium fistulosum. Perennial. Our most hardy and delicious bunching onion. Evergreen survives even the most severe winter conditions. Allow some to winter over for early spring harvest, even in the snow.

Companion plants include: beets, lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries, chamomile. Dislikes: peas, beans.

Onion; Red Grano (Storage Bulbs)

Allium cepa. Red Grano is a wonderful, all-round heirloom onion! Crisp, mild flavor is great for cooking. A short-day onion, the best suited for southern climates. Medium-sized, Vidalia-style.

Companion plants include: beets, lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries, chamomile. Dislikes: peas, beans.

Onion; Texas Early Grano (Storage Bulbs)

Allium cepa. Released by the Texas Agricultural Experimental Station in 1944. A large globe shaped Vidalia-type onion. Fine eating quality, nicely uniform with a white flesh. Not too pungent. A short-day variety, but works well as an indeterminate day variety.

Companion plants include: beets, lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries, chamomile. Dislikes: peas, beans.

Onion; White Sweet Spanish

Allium cepa. This sweet onion has white skin, fine flesh, and excellent flavor. Grow as globes in the colder zones, and scallions in the warmer zones. Good for zones 2-12. Stores moderately well. Perfect for onion rings or in salads. Long to indeterminate variety. 110 days.

Onion; Yellow Sweet Spanish Utah

Allium cepa. An heirloom variety this large, sweet onion produces 3-6” bulbs. Very successful in the western states. Stores well. Great for caramelizing. State vegetable of Utah. Long to indeterminate day variety. 115 days

Pea; Mammoth Melting Snow

Pisum sativum. Snow pea (flat, edible pods). Famous for its sweet, mild flavor. Delicious raw, in stir-fries or cooked “al dente”. Tall, 24-30″ vines bear smooth, 4″ pea pods as long as the weather remains cool. Frost tolerance – good.

Companion plants include: beans, corn, carrots, radishes and turnips.

Pea; Oregon Sugar Pod

Pisum sativum. Snow pea. (Edible pods, edible peas.) Famous for its sweet, mild flavor. Delicious raw, in stir fry, or cooked ‘al dente’. Tall, 24-30″ vines bear smooth, 4″ pea pods as long as the weather remains cool.

Companion plants include: beans, corn, carrots, radishes and turnips.

Pea; Sugar Ann

Pisum sativum. Snap pea. (Edible pods, edible peas.) The earliest snap pea. Short 2’ vines need no support. Both pods and peas develop well and are exceptionally sweet. Most of ours get eaten in the garden.

Companion plants include: beans, corn, carrots, radishes and turnips.

Pea; Sugar Snap

Pisum sativum, Snap pea (edible pods, edible peas). Original version of the new class of snap pea which produces sweet, edible pods (when young) and full-sized edible peas (when mature). 6′ vines need support. Frost tolerance – good. Matures in 65 days.

Companion plants include: beans, corn, carrots, radishes and turnips.

Pepper; Anaheim

Capsicum annuum. Bigger, milder with more flesh. This pepper was developed in 1913 by Dr. Fabian Garcia at New Mexico State University, and originally known as New Mexico No. 9. Matures in 80 days

Pepper; Cal Wonder 300 TMR (Sweet)

Capsicum annuum. The most disease resistant strain from the famous California Wonder. Vigorous, 24-48″ plants produce thick-walled, blocky 4-4″ green fruits which turn red if allowed to mature fully.

Pepper; Early Jalapeño (Hot)

Capsicum annuum. A wonderful, extra-early strain of the hottest of the hots! Compact, cold-tolerant plants yield extra-early, thick, 3″ cone-shaped fruits. Hottest when skins turn almost black.

Pepper; Purple Beauty (Bell, Sweet)

Capsicum annuum. Starting from a light green to white they mature to 3″ purple to green to red bell peppers. While ready to harvest while purple, the more mature redder peppers are sweeter. Productive and early. A beautiful addition to a salad and sure to delight.

Radish; Champion

Raphanus sativus. Our favorite round, red radish. Exceptionally sweet flavor! Stays crisp even when large. Crisp, red roots avg 1.5″ in diameter. Flesh is white. Holds well in storage. 25 days.

Companion plants include: cucumbers, peas, cabbage and lettuce and nasturtiums. Dislikes hyssop.

Radish; Easter Egg

Raphanus sativus. Delicious champion-class radish bred to produce a full range of red, pink, purple, and white radishes. Espcially wonderful for children’s gardens and gourmet salads.

Companion plants include: cucumbers, peas, cabbage and lettuce and nasturtiums. Dislikes hyssop.

Radish; French Breakfast

Raphanus sativus. The best home garden variety for fresh eating. Crisp, red roots are 3″ long with tidy white tips. Flesh is white, crisp and only mildly pungent. Plant with crops that take longer to mature (e.g. carrots or broccoli), and harvest the radishes first.

Companion plants include: cucumbers, peas, cabbage and lettuce and nasturtiums. Dislikes hyssop.

Spinach; Bloomsdale

Spinacia oleracea. Sweet, rich flavor and good texture have assured the popularity of this heirloom for generations. Tender, large, thick, crinkled, deep-green leaves on upright stems. To assure a season long supply, plant every 2 weeks.

Squash; Black Beauty Zucchini (Summer)

Cucurbirta pepo. Because of its storage and shipping qualities, black zucchini has become a favorite for market gardeners. Dark-green, long, straight, cylindrical fruits on fairly heavy bush.

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

Squash; Dark Green Zuchinni (Summer)

Cucurbirta pepo. Bush zucchini with straight, smooth, dark-green fruits. Best when harvested at 6-8″. Pale greenish-white flesh. Vigorous. Frost Tolerance: None.

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

Squash; Early Prolific Straightneck (Summer)

Cucurbirta pepo. Picture-perfect yellow squash with gracefully arched stems. Produces abundantly. Harvest early as baby squash or wait until 5-6″ long for slicing.

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

Squash; Vegetable Spaghetti (Winter)

Cucurbirta pepo. Can be either baked or boiled to make vegetable spaghetti. Top with fresh tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. A delicious treat, especially for kids who don’t like veggies!

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

Squash; Waltham Butternut (Winter)

Cucurbita moschata. Tan, 8-10″ fruits with rich orange flesh. Improved and selected variety with richer flavor and larger yields. Probably the most popular winter squash.

Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.

Swiss Chard; Fordhook

Beta vulgaris. Fordhook outperformed all Swiss chards in our trials. Dark-green, savoyed leaves. Enlarged white stems with crisp and delicate flavor that reminds us of a mild celery. Plant early and often.

Companion plants include: onions. Dislikes: pole beans.

Watermelon; Black Diamond

Citrullus lanatus v. lanatus. Produces juicy red melons up to 40 lbs in size. Tough skin and large leaves prevent sunburn. Drought tolerant.

Watermelon; Crimson Sweet

Citrullus lanatus v. lanatus. Bright red color, fewer, smaller seeds and an above average sugar content. Commonly weighs between 20 and 30 lbs. Adaptable to a large range of growing conditions. Kansas. 1963.

Tomato; Ace 55 (Determinate)

Solanum lycopersicum. Determinate. Heirloom. Large, deep red fruit with low acid content – one of the few tomatoes to make that claim. Crack-resistant. heavy foliage shades fruit to protect them from sunburn. This tried and true variety is resistant to verticulum wilt (V), fusarium wilt (F), and alternate stem canker (ASC).

Tomato; Floradade (Determinate)

Solanum lycopersicum. Determinate. A delicious, disease resistant offering for warmer climates and greenhouses. Rather large, determinate plants produce numerous beautiful smooth fruits averaging 6-8 ounces.

Tomato; Roma (Determinate)

Solanum lycopersicum. Determinate. Heirloom. A quality paste variety with very thick flesh. A popular old favorite with good yields.

Tomato; Amish Paste (Indeterminate)

Solanum lycopersicum. Indeterminate. Meaty, irregular Roma-shaped fruits with good flavor for salads or sauce. Matures in 85 days

Tomato; Black Krim (Indeterminate)

Solanum lycopersicum. Indeterminate. Delicious, 12–18 oz., cat-faced fruits. Harvest when half-green and still firm. Iridescent purple with black shoulders. Interiors are part black with juicy yet meaty taste and texture. From Krymsk on the Black Sea.

Tomato; Rio Grande (Indeterminate)

Solanum lycopersicum. Indeterminate. A high-yielding, Italian plum tomato at home in the weather extremes, both hot and cold, of the Southwest. Large, 4″ long, blocky, pear-shaped fruits. Delicious fresh. Great for processing. Dry like apricots in half. 65-75 days from transplant.

Basil; Italian Large Leaf

Ocimum basilicum. Specially selected strain from the mountains of northern Italy. More tolerant of cold climates than other varieties. Deep, rich basil flavor. Silky, dark-green leaves that should be pinched back to provide summer-long pleasure from the same plant. 12-18″ tall.

Cilantro; Slo-Bolting

Coriandrum sativum. Coriander. Whispering the words “fresh cilantro” makes our mouths water! Indispensable for Chinese, Thai, and now Mexican recipes. Produces incredibly fragrant, glossy, bright green leaves. New strain selected to resist bolting. Cilantro flowers turn to Coriander seed. Grows 6-20” tall.

Dill; Bouquet

Anethum graveolens. Garnish cucumber salads, cold summer soups or freshly baked mountain trout with the lacy, pale gray-green leaves of this most popular herb. Yellow, umbrella-shaped summer flowers are quite beautiful as cut flowers. Easy to grow for foliage or seeds. 2-3′ tall.

Parsley; Curled Forest Green

Petroselinum crispum. Triple-curled market variety with long, stiff, upright stems. Holds its fresh appearance all summer and long into the fall after the first frosts. Perfect for garnish or salad. Biennial. Frost Tolerance – Good

Cover Crop; Pea – Austrian Winter

Pisum arvense. Survives winters to provide nutritious spring greens. Excellent cover crop to help protect the soil, then replace biomass and replenish nitrogen without regenerating a new crop. Is drought tolerant, and fast growing. Will scavenge phosphorus from soil for easier access for next crop.

Cover Crop; Rye – Cereal

Secale cereale. Amber waves of grain. Stunning, tall, ornamental seed heads grace this versatile plant that doubles as a cover crop. Prized in dried flower arrangements. A fast grower with deep roots, excellent for clay or heavy soils.

Note: Not available for Canada orders due to customs restrictions.

 

Flower; African Daisy Flake

Dimorphotheca sinuata. South Africa. Daisy-like flowers in apricot, salmon, yellow, cream, and white with good depth and texture. Extremely hardy. Tolerant of high winds, hot sun, cold nights. Easy-to-grow. 12″ tall.

Flower; Black-Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta. Numerous yellow flower heads grow on their own stalks. The flower head is up to 5 inches across, with 15-19 ray flowers, deeply veined and slightly toothed on the tip. The center is 1 inch or more across, green to dark brown.

Flower; California Poppy

Eschscholzia californica. California’s state flower. One of the easiest and brightest additions to a wildflower garden. Brilliant, golden-orange blossoms appear early and remain until first snow. Easy to grow. 12-18″.

Flower; Corn Poppy Single Mixed

Papaver rhoeas. Brilliant red to pink, crinkled flowers on slender, hairy stems. This classic poppy will grow almost anywhere without being invasive. Easy to grow. 18-24″.

Flower; Cosmos Tall Mixed

Cosmos bipinnatus. Good weed competitor, does well in heavy soils, and is strong nitrogen fixer. Attracts beneficial insects to the growing area at the start of the season.

Flower; Cut Flower Mix

This mixture is composed of long-lasting flowers. Nothing brightens up a room like a vase of fresh flowers. Mix contains both annuals and perennials to provide cut flowers for many years to come.

Collection of annuals: Baby’s Breath, Bishop’s Flower, Blanketflower, China Aster, Clarkia, Cornflower, Cosmos, English Wallflower, Gaura, Gloriosa Daisy, Iceland Poppy, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, Mexican Hat, Painted Daisy, Perennial Lupine, Plains Coreopsis, Purple Coneflower, Rocket Larkspur, Shasta Daisy, Sulphur Cosmos and Sweet William Pinks.

Flower; Edible Flower Mix

This annual and perennial mixture is a colorful and tasty blend of edible flowers. The colorful flowers in this mix have tangy, spicy, peppery, sweet floral, licorice, or minty flavors. Most are surprisingly delicious.

Borage, Calendula, Chives, Cilantro, Cornflower, Dianthus, English Daisy, Johnny Jump-Up, Lavender Hyssop, Lemon Mint, Nasturtium and Pansy.

Flower; Marigold Mix

Tagetes patula.  Beautiful mix of French and African marigolds, blended to enhance bloom season and increase diversity. Traditional bold red, tawny orange, rich gold, and lemony yellow blossoms brighten gardens while repelling insects. Great for in-ground or container gardens. Will grow almost anywhere without being invasive.  Can be grown as a cover crop. Easy to grow. 12-14″.

Companion plants: Good for asparagus, eggplant, melons, potatoes, squash, and tomatoes. Dislikes: beans.

Flower; Maximilian Sunflower

Helianthus maximiliani. Numerous yellow flower heads grow on their own stalks. The striking flower head is up to 5 inches across, with 15-19 ray flowers, deeply veined and slightly toothed on the tip. The center is 1 inch or more across, green to dark brown.  A favorite flower for small birds who will sit on the head and pluck seeds as if at a buffet. Cut flowers offer a dramatic statement in a vase by themselves or in a display.

Flower; Nasturtium Single Mixed

Tropaeolum minor. Edible. Deep-green, shield-shaped leaves and brightly-colored, yellow and orange, open-faced flowers add sharpness, peppery taste and a flamboyant touch to summer salads and sandwiches. 12″ tall. Great conversation starter at the dinner table.

Flower; Zinnia California Giant

Zinnia elegans. A must for every cutting garden. Produces 4-6″ single, semi-double, and double flowers. A mix of yellows, roses, scarlet, green, orange, pink, red, purple, and coral. Height 40-50″ tall.

Basic Seed Saving Book

A handy and easy to understand reference book on the Why’s and How’s of saving seeds.  Written by Bill McDorman.

One book included in each -25 bundle. Add as many as you like for your community, organization, or holiday gift list!

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