Plant sales

This is How it Works:

I grow seedlings/starter plants to give you a head start on creating an incredible garden. You can order them year-round, but they’re only available for pick up in May - June each year (with some exceptions for hardy perennials).

Explore what's available this season: the varieties of Peppers; Tomatoes, and Eggplants; Herbs; Cucumbers, Squash and Melons; Perennial and Permaculture favourites.

Please use the form below the lists of plants to place your order. I’ll confirm that I’ve received your order and I’ll let you know when your starter plants are ready for pick up.

Is there a plant you’d like to order, but you don’t see it listed below? Use the form to let me know about it. I’ll let you know if I can start that plant for you. 

Peppers, Tomato, & Eggplant

$4.50/each plant  

Certified organic (Yarrow Ecovillage Community Farm, Stewart Creek Food Forest, BCARA certification #03-03-154).


Sweet Bell Peppers:

  • California Wonder: turns from green to red; sturdy and prolific delicious bell pepper plant. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Oranzhevoye Chudo: Sweet Orange bell pepper.  Beautiful and deliciuous! SOLD OUT FOR 2023!

Hot Peppers:

SHU = Scoville Heat Unit, a recognized measure of heat in peppers

  • Cherry Bomb: mild + heat.  Round, red, prolific!  Great added to dishes;  stuffed or pickled for later. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Jalapeno: mild heat with only 2500-8000 SHU. Prolific!  SOLD OUT FOR 2023!

Cherry Tomatoes

  • Brandywine Cherry: Ripens in 65 days from transplanting. Delicious complex flavour. Vining. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Gold Nugget: Cherry variety, beautiful golden colour; yummy, early ripening (60 days)and great for containers. Will need support.  SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Pink Bumble Bee: Beautiful  cherry tomatoes, pinkish red with streaks of gold.  Very sweet! Likes to grow as a vine; needs support. 70 days. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Sakura: The BEST tasting cherry tomato!  Grows in beautiful clusters.  70 days. Vining; best if supported to grow tall.  SOLD OUT FOR 2023!

Medium sized Tomatoes

  • Indigo Rose:  Medium sized ripen to a dark purple colour.  Beautiful in salads.  Great flavour!  Semi determinate, may be grown in a container with some support.  80 days to ripening.  SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Siletz: Not available this year.   

Large sized Tomatoes

  • San Marzano Lampandina II: Not available this year.


  • LIstada de Gandia: Heirloom Italian variety.  Purple and white speckled. Beautiful and delicious! Good producer. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!


All herbs are certified organic (Yarrow Ecovillage Community Farm, Stewart Creek Food Forest, BCARA certification #03-03-154).

Prices as listed.


  • Anise Hyssop: (Korean mint/Agastache foeniculum) If you like licorice flavour—you’ll love this! Great for teas, adding to salads; pollinator plant; edible flowers.  Great fresh or dry for winter use. These start small, but grow up to 60 cm (2 ft).  They are short lived perennials, so they’ll overwinter and return for several years; sometimes self seeds. $3.00/ea.
  • Basil, Genovese: The original pesto variety from Italy.  Keeps producing as you harvest it.  Grows to 45 cm and bushy. Small 4 pack, $12 or $3.50/ea. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Basil, Emily: Compact, dwarf variety of Genovese.  Great for containers.  Keeps well in refrigerator after harvesting. (couldn't resist, as one of my granddaughters is named Emily and she loves basil!) Small 4 pack, $12 or $3.50/ea. SOLD OUT FOR 2023
  • Holy Basil/Tulsi: Fantastic for teas and in cooking! Annual plant. Use fresh or dry for winter use. Small 4 pack for $12 or $3.50/ea.  
  • Celery: Annual plant; amazing crunch and flavour.  Sold in 4 pack for $12 or $3.50/ea. 
  • Soup Celery: Short-lived perennial.  Awesome for abundant leaves for flavouring salads and soups and for drying.  After a few years, you can also glean celery seed!  $3.50/each.
  • Chamomile, German: starts small, but grows to 60cm (2 ft). Grow for the gentle calming tea! Annual, but can self-seed.  $3.50 each.   
  • Chives: perennial with edible flowers and great flavour.  $3/ea.
  • Garlic Chives: perennial taste of garlic!  $3/each.
  • Lemon Balm: great for teas. Perennial and self-seeds.  $5/each.
  • Four varieties of Mints:
    • Apple mint    
    • Mojito mint
    • Orange mint
    • Peppermint

 Yes!  Mints do spread!  So, plant in a pot, or in an area it can take over.  Will provide you with an abundance of fresh and dried leaves for salads, teas, and more!  Perennial $5/each.

  • Marjoram: mild sister to oregano; enhances the flavours of foods. Perennial $5/each.
  • Oregano: the classic Italian herb. Perennial $5/each.
  • Parsley, Italian Dark Green : this plant keeps producing through the summer into Fall and then offers more in early Spring of the following year before it sets seed. Biennial $3/each.
  • Sage, Culinary:  1st year plant is quite small-- but they GROW and need space. While this is a culinary variety it also has medicinal properties.  Great to ease a sore throat.  May be grown in a container or in the garden. Drought tolerant, after it is established. Perennial $2.50/each.
  • Thyme, English: Not available this year.

Cucumbers, Melons and Squashes

CUCUMBERS  $4.50/each

  • Farm Folk/City Folk Pickling Cucumbers: fresh eating and pickling variety. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Marketmore: Heirloom slicing cucumber; crisp and delicious! SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Sumter: Early, tasty, and great for fresh eating or pickling.  The BEST cucumber ever! Best as a climber with support. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!

MELONS  $4/each

  • Richard's Melon: Saved seed from a local legend's famous canteloupe (grown out & saved 2 years in a row).  Ripens in mid-September in the Fraser Valley.  Sweet and delicious and easy to save your own seed for next year! SOLD OUT FOR 2023!

SUMMER SQUASH    $4.50/each

  • Yellow Crookneck Squash: Heirloom variety, delicious  & tender for summer eating, pick when young.                          (NOT AVAILABLE IN 2023)
  • Jackpot Zucchini: productive, bushy growth habit (not sprawling).  Fruits 50 days from transplanting into your garden.  SOLD OUT FOR 2023!

WINTER SQUASH    $4.50/each

  • Delicata: a small sized, thin skinned and great storage squash.  It is delicous roasted or stuffed.  Creamy white with green bands.  100 days from transplanting into your garden. SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Flat White Boer Pumpkin: Heirloom.  A 'ghost' pumpkin, very distinctive looking, flat round.  Delicious for pies and other pumpkin delights.
  • North Georgia Candy Roaster (NGCR):Heirloom.  Large oblong with a pinkish yellow tinged skin and a green star at the tip.  This is a very tasty and long keeping storage squash.  Long vines, with only 1-2 squash per vine, so it takes up a lot of space, but is well worth trying if you have the room. Seeds originally purchased from Heritage Harvest Seeds in Manitoba.  I've grown this out and saved seed for over 12 years.  
  • Sugar Pie Pumpkin: Cute and delicious! 

Perennial and Permaculture favorites

  • Artichoke, Imperial Star (Cynara scolymus): Develops into large plant, hardy perennial when mulched in winter.  May produce up to 7-8 sweet tender buds in 1st season. Great for the pollinators with its stunning flowers!  Artichoke leaves can be used in homemade Digestive Bitters.  $5/each.  ALMOST SOLD OUT FOR 2023!
  • Comfrey (Symphytum officinale): Amazing soil enhancing plant; a dynamic accumulator--just cut it back several times over the growing season.  Watch out--if you dig around the roots, you get more plants!  It really does propogate from a small piece of root!  The polliinators love it too!  I always leave some to flower for the bees.  Planted to the north side of a fruit tree, it is handy to chop and drop right in place.  Also a medicinial plant for external use. $5/each.
  • Elecampane (Inula helenium): Amazing medicinal plant -- make your own Elecampane infused honey for coughs.  Strong taste. Herbalists highly recommend the roots for lung care.  Grows tall (6ft +) with numerous stalks and sunny yellow flowers which the bees love!  Divide every 3 years for most vigour.  May self-seed occaisionally. $7/each.  Limited number available 2023.
  • Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium): a self-seeding annual, with a distinctive smell; useful as medicinal and as a pest confuser.  $4/each. 
  • Forsythia (Forsythia spp.): perennial bush with yellow edible flowers.  This is one of the first plants to flower in the spring and is a bee attractor (though it doesn't actually provide pollen) and it's a spirit lifter as we all await the growing season!  Fast growing, requires full sun to partial shade.  $7/each.
  • Hyssop (Hyssop officinalis): Perenninal. Grows about 18-24 inches tall with pungent leaves and beautiful purple flower spikes.  Cut back in Spring. This is a medicinal plant useful for coughs and colds and the bees also love it! $3/ea.
  • Lovage (Levisticum officinale): Very tall and bushy plant, up to 6 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide.  Strong celery flavoured leaves, fantastic to dry to flavour soups and stews all winter.  A great beneficial attractor (beneficial insects).  May self-seed.  $4/each.   
  • Maximilian Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani): Perennial sunflower with a clumping growth habit.  It won't look like much the first season, but watch it take off in year 2 and subsequent years!  It gets to be 6 ft tall and 4-6 feet wide with small sunflowers that the bees and the birds LOVE!.  Great for a border plant.  Likes to be divded every 3 years or so.  Can self-seed, but not abundantly.  I first learned of Maximillian Sunflower in Toby Hemenway's book, Gaia's Garden$7/clump. Limited number available in 2023.
  • Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca):  grows tall and wide and the bees love it in flower. Significant medicinal herb.  Self-seeds voraciously!  Perennial, $5/each. 
  • Nodding Onion: Low growing, Native plant, drought resistent and yummy.    $3/each. 
  • Mullein (Verbascum thapsus): biennial plant.  Year 1-prostrate and wide.  Year 2 - develops a tall spike (up to 5 feet tall)  with yellow flowers; great for the pollinators and for medicine making.  The leaves are fuzzy and grey green, useful for medicine as well. ($4/each)
  • Sorrel (Rumex acetosa): Delicious early spring green, lemony, tart flavour.  Full of vitamins, great raw or cooked.  I love making Sorrel soup!  This plant can self seed if you let it, but then you have more plants!  Great to chop and drop to nourish the soil instead.  $5/each.
  • Stinging Nettle: Grow your own patch!  This plant will spread!  Nutritous powerhouse -- great for people and create a tea to boost other plants.  $5/each.  
  • Valerian: (Valeriana officinallis)   $5/each. Limited number for 2023.
  • Yarrow (Achillea millefolium): Fantastic beneficial attractor and dynamic accumulator plant.  Drought tolerant; spreads by roots; and can self-seed.   Medicinal as well. $4/each.