'royal burgundy', fresh from your garden, has delicious purple pods that are easily found among the backdrop of green foliage. it grows better than other varieties in cool weather and is unlikely to be challenged by bean beetle. a good container variety. disease resistant. this packet sows up to 12 feet.
Botanical Name:Phaseolus vulgaris
Days to Maturity:55 days
Native:Mexico and South America
Plant Dimensions:15"–20" tall, compact bush
Variety Information:5"–6" long, round, bright violet-purple pods with buff-colored seeds, held above ground on upper part of plant. Resistant to white mold and bean common mosaic viruses 1 and NY15.
Broccoli sprouts contain higher levels of the cancer-fighting, phytochemical sulforaphane glucosinolate than mature heads of broccoli, while also contributing vitamins A, C, and E, calcium, and fiber to the diet. Extremely versatile in the kitchen, tangy broccoli sprouts will perk up almost any dish—fresh or cooked 20 grams.
Want to try something new in your garden? This is it! Armenian cucumber with handsome, light green, thin skin is burpless, nearly seedless, and more tolerant of heat than most cucumbers. Sometimes called serpent cucumber or yard long, it is technically a variety of melon! A long production period means harvesting right into fall.
Botanical Name:Cucumis melovar.flexuosus
Days to Maturity:65 days
Plant Dimensions:8' vines
Variety Information:18"–36" long, 1"–4" wide, light green skin with paler green, longitudinal furrows; most flavorful and tender when picked between 12" and 18" long.
making pickles at home is easy with 'homemade pickles'. this plant has very high yields, and is ready to harvest early; pick anywhere from 1/2"–6" long. they have the perfect interior texture for pickles, but can also be eaten fresh. the 4'–5' compact vines are great in containers. disease resistant.
this packet sows up to 22 feet of trellised cucumbers