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 in several different categories: the varieties of Peppers; Tomatoes, and Eggplants; Herbs; Cucumbers, & Squash; Perennial and Permaculture favourites.  There are some new varieties to pick from!

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, Tomatoes, & Eggplant

$5.00/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. 

 

  • Oranzhevoye Chudo: Heritage variety of a sweet Orange bell pepper.  Beautiful and delicious! 

Hot Peppers:

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

  • Jalapeno, Black Magic: dark green; highly productive on a fairly compact plant.  This Jalapeno has mild heat with only 2500 SHU. Prolific!  SOLD OUT FOR 2024!

Cherry Tomato

  • Gold Nugget: Cherry variety, beautiful golden colour; yummy, early ripening (60 days) and great for containers. Will need support; Indeterminate/Vining.

 

  • Red Racer: a large Cherry variety, with a balanced flavour of sweet with acidic.  This is an early ripening variety as well (57 days).  Great for containers.  This is Determinate/Bush type, so more compact, with groups of fruit ripening together.

 

  • Sakura: A great tasting cherry tomato!  Grows in beautiful clusters.  70 days. Indeterminate/Vining; definitely needs support; grows very tall.  SOLD OUT FOR 2024

 

  • Sweetie: The name says it all!  Bright red cherry tomatoes -- very sweet.  Indeterminate/Vining variety, needs support.   Begins to bear ripe tomatoes at 50 days and continues producing into Fall. 

Medium sized Tomato

  • Galahad: Highly blight resistant!  This Bush/Determinate tomato offers medium sized fruit in clusters.  Can be grown in a container, but will need some support.  A yummy slicer/beefsteak variety.  (73 days)

 

  • Glacier: A very early (55 days) small/medium sized tomato.  Very sweet!  Determinate/Bush variety --  great for a container. 

Large sized Tomato

  • San Marzano Lampandina II: Heritage Italian paste variety. Great taste for canning.  Late season ripening, 78-85 days .  Needs support/Indeterminate.
     Paste variety.

Eggplant: 

  • Eggplant, Black Beauty: Highly productive, compact plants.  7-10 fruit per plant over the season!  Good flavour and deep dark colour.

Herbs

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. $4.00/ea.
  • Basil, Genovese: The original pesto variety from Italy.  Keeps producing as you harvest it.  Grows to 45 cm and bushy. Small 4 pack, $14 or $4/ea. SOLD OUT FOR 2024
  • 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, $14 or $4/ea. SOLD OUT FOR 2024
  • Holy Basil/Tulsi: Fantastic for teas and in cooking! Annual plant. Use fresh or dry for winter use.  $4/ea.  
  • Celery: Annual plant; amazing crunch and flavour.  Sold in 4 pack for $14 or $4/ea. 
  • 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 - LIMITED # AVAILABLE 2024
    • 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. NOT AVAILABLE IN 2024

Cucumbers and Squashes

$4.50/each plant  

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

CUCUMBERS  $4.50/each

  • Farm Folk/City Folk Pickling Cucumbers: fresh eating and pickling variety. 
  • Marketmore: Heirloom slicing cucumber; crisp and delicious! 
  • Sumter: Early, tasty, and great for fresh eating or pickling.  The BEST cucumber ever! Best as a climber with support. SOLD OUT FOR 2024

SUMMER SQUASH    $4.50/each

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

WINTER SQUASH    $4.50/each

  • Butternut: tasty, small to medium and a good storage squash.  Delicious in soups!  
  • 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. 
  • Flat White Boer Pumpkin: Heirloom.  A 'ghost' pumpkin, very distinctive looking, flat round.  Delicious for pies and other pumpkin delights. NOT AVAILABLE IN 2024
  • 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 15 years.  NOT AVAILABLE IN 2024
  • Sugar Pie Pumpkin: Cute and delicious! 

Perennial and Permaculture favorites

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

Priced as listed

  • 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 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.  
  • Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium): a self-seeding annual, with a distinctive smell; useful as medicinal and as a pest confuser.  $4/each. 
  • 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.  NOT available in 2024.
  • 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 2024.
  • Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca):  grows tall and wide and the bees love it in flower. Significant medicinal herb.  Self-seeds voraciously; can be invasive!  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) NOT AVAILABLE IN 2024
  • 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. Limited number available in 2024.
  • 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 in 2024.
  • Yarrow (Achillea millefolium): Fantastic beneficial attractor and dynamic accumulator plant.  Drought tolerant; spreads by roots; and can self-seed.   Medicinal as well. $4/each.