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2017 Plant Sale List!

Our seedlings are grown locally this year by Montalbano Farms. All seedlings are certified organic and chosen to perform well in our Midwestern climate. We’re bringing back our best-selling heirloom favorites, as well as specially-selected disease-resistant varieties! Voted best local farm two years in a row by the Chicago Reader, Montalbano Farms select the varieties to grow for their taste, quality, fun-factor, and reliability in the garden.

April sale:
Arugula 
Sylvetta
Wasabi 
Astro 
Bok Choy
Broccoli
Belstar
Brussels Sprouts 
Doric
Cabbage
Red Express 
Gold Acre
Bilko (Napa)
Cauliflower 
Amazing 
Celery
Pink Plume
Tango
Flowers
Lemon Gem Marigold
Starfire Signet Marigold
Black Velvet Nasturtium
Kaleidoscope Nasturtium
Milkmaid Nasturtium
Greens
Dwarf Green Curly Kale 
Lacinato Kale
Red Russian Kale
Champion Collards
Swiss Chard
Herbs
Bouquet Dill
Chamomile
Chives
Cilantro
Fennel
Garlic Chives
Genovese Basil
German Chamomile
Giant of Italy Parsley
Greek Oregano
Green Culinary Sage
Lemon Sorrel
Triple Curled Parsley
Thyme
Lettuce 
Spicy Mesclun Mix
Sweet Mesclun Mix
Onions
Cippollini
Baron
Scallions 
Walla Walla
Gladstone
Spinach
Red Kitten 
Corvair
May sale:
Arugula 
Sylvetta
Wasabi 
Astro 
Cucumber 
National
Marketmore
Chiles
Ancho Gigantea Poblano
Beaver Dam
Jalapeno
Maule’s Red Hot
Eggplant
Casper
Rosita
Diamond
Listada de Gandia
Pingtung Long
Flowers
Lemon Gem Marigold
Starfire Signet Marigold
Black Velvet Nasturtium
Kaleidoscope Nasturtium
Milkmaid Nasturtium
Greens
Green Curly Kale
Lacinato Kale
Red Russian Kale
Champion Collards
Ground Cherry
Aunt Molly’s Sweet
Herbs
Bouquet Dill
Chamomile
Chives
Cilantro
Eleonora Basil – disease resistant for downy mildew
Garlic Chives
Genovese Basil
German Chamomile
Giant of Italy Parsley
Greek Oregano
Green Culinary Sage
Lemon Sorrel
Purple Dark Opal Basil
Thai Basil
Triple Curled Parsley
Thyme
Peppers
California Wonder
King of the North
Tolli’s Sweet Italian
Flavorburst
Gourmet
Islander 
Dwarf Tomatoes
Rosella
Fred’s Tie Dye 
Heirloom Tomatoes
Aunt Ruby’s German Green
Black Cherry
Blondkopfchen
Eva Purple Ball
Green Zebra
Juane Flamme
Mexico Midget
Austin’s Red Pear 
San Marzano
Tigerella
Hybrid Tomatoes
Defiant PhR
Sungold
Tomatillo
Green Husk
Purple de Milpa
Zucchini
Dunja

*varieties may change due to availability

We’re also continuing to offer seeds from Seed Savers Exchange. All of these have been selected because they can be planted mid April through late June:
Arugula – Sylvetta, Organic
Asian Green – Prize Choy, Mizuna
Beans – Scarlet Runner Bean, Rattlesnake Snap, Royalty Purple Pod, Purple Podded Pole, Provider, Pencil Pod Golden Wax, fin de Bagnol, Dragon’s Tongue
Beets – Chioggia, Detroit Dark Red, Burpee’s Golden
Carrots – Scarlet Nantes, Dragon, Red Cored Chantenay, Paris Market,
Corn – Blue Jade Organic, Two Inch Strawberry Popcorn, Golden Bantam
Collards – Vates
Cucumbers – Bushy, Russian Pickling, Mexican Sour Gherkin, Japanese Climbing
Edible Flowers – Tip Top Nasturtium, Calendula Mixture, Arikara Sunflower,
Herbs – Globe Basil, Borage, Cilantro, Grandma Einck’s Dill, Epazote, Thai Basil
Kale – Delaway
Lettuce – Tres Fine Maraichere Endive, Gold Rush, Flame, Baby Oakleaf, Forellenschluss, Red Romaine, Seed Savers Mixture, Yugoslavian Red
Okra – Clemson Spineless
Pea – Golden Sweet, Swenson Swedish, Green Arrow
Radish – French Breakfast, Plum Purple, Watermelon, Early Scarlet Globe,
Spinach – America
Summer Squash – Black Beauty Zucchini, Summer Crookneck
Swiss Chard – Five Color Silverbeet
Winter Squash – Waltham

Seed Potatoes – All Blue, Certified Organic Yukon Gold, Certified Organic Rose Finn Apple