IN THE GARDEN

Onions

  1.  Australian brown – yellow brown-1897
  2. Bianca Di Maggio- flat italian “cipollini”- white- sweet & mild
  3. Flat of Italy-red-Cipollini-1885
  4. Tropeana Lunga- long red bulbs- southern Italy

Lettuce or salad mix

  1. Amish deer tongue – Amish heirloom
  2. Butter King
  3. Speckled – splash of purple-1799- Amish heirloom
  4. Flashy Butter Oak- Splash of red
  5. Salad Blend Red Wing Lettuce Mix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spinach

  1. Gigante d’Tnverno – Italy
  2. Monstrueux De Viroflay – France
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Kale

  1. Russian Red ( Ragged Jack) -Purplish red – pre 1885
  2. Blue Curled Scotch

 

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Greens

  1. Arugula – spicy
  2. Wild Rocket Arugula

Radish

  1. Chinese Green Luobo – North China- Bright green
  2. Chinese Red Meat ( watermelon) – white green skin and rose-red center
  3. Pink Beauty
  4. Malaga – Deep plum purple skin and white flesh
  5. Pusa Gulabi – pink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beets

  1. Chioggia – pre 1840 Italian – red skin and red & white stripes inside.
  2. Bulls Blood – red purple
  3. Crapaudine – Carrot shaped roots with rough dark skin. possibly oldest beet in existence dating back 1000 years.
  4. Golden – Pre 1820s – golden yellow

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left- Organic store bought * Right- Our beets

Heirloom beets

 

Peas

  1. Snow Pea – Pre 1836 Europe
  2. Spring Blush Tendril – pink blush pods
  3. Kelvedon Wonder

Carrots

  1. Kyoto Red -Japanese – bright red
  2. Shin Kuroda 5 inch – Japanese – Short Orange
  3. Cosmic Purple – purple skin and flesh with shades of yellow & orange – spicy sweet
  4. Muscade – North African – Orange
  5. Amarillo – bright yellow
  6. Berlicum – Orange

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Beans

  1. Dragon Tongue – Dutch – yellow & purple pods
  2. Landreth Stringless Bush – 1855 – chocolate brown seeds –
  3. Cantare
  4. Monachelle Trevio – Old Heirloom – purple & white seed
  5. Snow Cap – brown and white

Corn

  1. Oaxacan Green Dent – flour Tamales, cornbread, fall decor – BEAUTIFUL!
  2. Stowells Evergreen – pre 1873 – White
  3. Country Gentleman – 1890 – Zig Zag Pattern – White

Cucumber

  1. Hmong Red
  2. Dar
  3. …Tendergreen Burpless

Summer Squash

  1. Early Golden Crookneck – pre columbus
  2. Straightneck – 1938
  3. Zucchino Rampicante – Italian – long slender 15″ – one of the best tasting – Baking & Pies

Watermelon (variety of colors)

  1. Ali Baba – Iraq – 12-30 lbs – Oblong – light green and red flesh
  2. Navajo Winter – round medium – light green and red flesh
  3. Montenegro Man – 8-10 lbs – round – dark green and red flesh
  4. Orangeglo – Oblong large –  Green striped and Orange flesh
  5. Missouri Yellow Flesh – 20 lb – oblong – light green and golden yellow flesh
  6. Golden Russian – 3-12lbs –  round – Dark green and bright yellow flesh
  7. Janosik – upto 10 lbs – Oblong -Dark green and yellow flesh
  8. White Wonder – 3-8 lbs – round – green stripe and white/clear flesh. Whites are known to be one of the oldest varieties

Melons

  1. Golden Honeymoon – gold rind – green flesh
  2. Green fleshed pineapple – netted skin and light green flesh

Peppers

Garlic

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Tomatoes

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Winter Squash

Cotton

  1. Arkansas Green Lint
  2. Nankeen Brown
  3. Red Foliated White

Celery

  1. Utah Tall -1953

Brussels Sprouts

  1. Long Island Improved – 1890s