Anasazi Sweet Corn  Originally obrtained from a cave in New Mexico where a forward seeing Anasazi Indian had sequestered the seeds in a ceramic pot, lidded and sealed with pine pitch.  After sprouting and growing out, the corn revealed itself as a currently unknown strain of multiple colors tasting wholesome and sweet.  Probably over the top nutrition-wise.

Anasazi Sweet Corn Originally obrtained from a cave in New Mexico where a forward seeing Anasazi Indian had sequestered the seeds in a ceramic pot, lidded and sealed with pine pitch. After sprouting and growing out, the corn revealed itself as a currently unknown strain of multiple colors tasting wholesome and sweet. Probably over the top nutrition-wise.

Pumpkins turning color 8-20-12 Indian corn also

Pumpkins turning color 8-20-12 Indian corn also

Amaranth, Hopi Red Dye  As a young green,  colorful and tasty--a preferred addition to mesclun.  Traditionally, the highly colored flower bracts are used to make corn bread red.  Mature plant produces showy, thickly flowered tops.  Interestingly, these often take the form of a raised middle finger (one might suppose that this is the plant's comment on hybrids).

Amaranth, Hopi Red Dye As a young green, colorful and tasty--a preferred addition to mesclun. Traditionally, the highly colored flower bracts are used to make corn bread red. Mature plant produces showy, thickly flowered tops. Interestingly, these often take the form of a raised middle finger (one might suppose that this is the plant's comment on hybrids).

Annual Monarch butterfly migration, Pismo Beach, California (photo via photomigrations)

Annual Monarch butterfly migration, Pismo Beach, California (photo via photomigrations)

Pennyroyal   Herbaceous or in warmer zones evergreen perennial native to Europe. One of the smallest of the mints, it creeps around in moist places and sends up its pretty flowering tops to a height of only about a foot, in the summer.  Pennyroyal makes a bright tea that is well appreciated by many, but it should never be used during pregnancy.

Pennyroyal Herbaceous or in warmer zones evergreen perennial native to Europe. One of the smallest of the mints, it creeps around in moist places and sends up its pretty flowering tops to a height of only about a foot, in the summer. Pennyroyal makes a bright tea that is well appreciated by many, but it should never be used during pregnancy.

Neem  The Swahilis call it "Muarubaini" which means "Tree that treats 40 diseases."  Our seeds come from Zanzibar, where Swahili is the language of choice and Neem is the medicine of choice (and a native tree).  The fresh bark is infused and drunk for treating malaria.  The leaves are chewed for making the teeth strong, and for treating and preventing oral infection.  The seeds are crushed and rubbed on scabies or other skin afflictions, to banish the buggers and leave the skin clear and…

Neem The Swahilis call it "Muarubaini" which means "Tree that treats 40 diseases." Our seeds come from Zanzibar, where Swahili is the language of choice and Neem is the medicine of choice (and a native tree). The fresh bark is infused and drunk for treating malaria. The leaves are chewed for making the teeth strong, and for treating and preventing oral infection. The seeds are crushed and rubbed on scabies or other skin afflictions, to banish the buggers and leave the skin clear and…

Purple Peacock Broccoli Organic:  "broccoli-kale cross. It has all the best qualities of both a kale and broccoli with the glamour and splendor of a peacock's display. Loose heads of purple florets are encircled by the deeply serrated, fuchsia veined leaves. The greens are extra tender when young, and sweet as the tastiest kale as they mature. An impressive production of side shoots provides a continuous harvest of delicious florets."

Purple Peacock Broccoli Organic: "broccoli-kale cross. It has all the best qualities of both a kale and broccoli with the glamour and splendor of a peacock's display. Loose heads of purple florets are encircled by the deeply serrated, fuchsia veined leaves. The greens are extra tender when young, and sweet as the tastiest kale as they mature. An impressive production of side shoots provides a continuous harvest of delicious florets."

Kurogoma  Sesame indicum      Kurogoma    Seed #151    This tropical plant is grown for its flavorful black seeds. Sesame grows best in hot weather and must have well-drained soil.

Kurogoma Sesame indicum Kurogoma Seed #151 This tropical plant is grown for its flavorful black seeds. Sesame grows best in hot weather and must have well-drained soil.

Pinterest
Search