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Cucamelon Cucumber (Melothria scabra)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Small oval-shaped cucumber, green striped with pale green, resembling a watermelon. 2 to 3 cm in diameter only! Cucumber and lemon flavor. Can be eaten raw or candied. Also called Mouse Melon, Mexican Cucumber, Gherkin Cucumber.
Little Fingers Eggplant (Solanum melongena)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This Asian variety of eggplant bears long, slender fruits that grow in clusters. Their production is very abundant in addition to being early. Little fingers eggplants tolerate slightly colder climates than their other eggplant counterparts. The fruits can be harvested when they are still young, or when they are more mature; they will not lose their tender texture and rich taste. Their shape makes them quick to cook, allowing them to be cooked easily and quickly on the grill or in stir-fries.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Solanum melongena
Common name: Eggplant
English: Eggplant
Family: Solanaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Benefits from staking to prevent the branches from breaking under the weight of the fruit.
Market More cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Cucumis sativusThe cucumber was already consumed more than 3000 years ago, in India and Egypt. The 'Marketmore' variety is very popular as a field cucumber, has a thin skin and delicious flesh. This cucumber is grown in the ground or in pots and its productivity is high, especially in the presence of pollinating insects. Quite productive.

The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Cucumis sativus
Common name: Field cucumber.
English: Marketmore cucumber, cucumbers.
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Scarlett Nantes Carrots (Daucus carota var. sativus)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This cylindrical carrot has a very soft and very crunchy flesh. Orange in color, this variety with great keeping qualities is excellent fresh, frozen or juiced. Easy to grow

The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Daucus carota var. satisfied
Common name: Orange carrot
English: Carrot
Family: Apiaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
"Tear" your carrots, that is, thin them out quickly so they don't all stick together and stay small.
Swamp (Asclepias incarnata)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Swamp milkweed. is a perennial native to Canada, like its cousin the Syriac milkweed. There both absolutely essential to monarch butterflies in addition to offering beautiful pink/red and fragrant flowers. This is the only plant on which its caterpillars feed. It does not require much maintenance and it can grow very well in poor soil. It is a must for gardeners who want to contribute to biodiversity

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
NEEDS APPROXIMATELY 30 DAYS OF COLD MOIST STRATIFICATION FOR BETTER GERMINATION
Jubilee Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Very popular large yellow tomato. Its name means celebration, birthday, party... the golden color of its firm flesh and its very, very sweet flavor make it a tomato of choice in the garden. She was mentionned in a German seed catalogue in 1903 but it seems to came from United States.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. Lay the plants horizontally, slightly arching the plant to bring the leaves out.
Red Ross Salad Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD

Family heirloom from Vancouver, carefully cultivated since 1950! With its succulent and juicy flesh, this tomato plant delivers an exceptional yield, stretching from mid-season until the first frost.

Adapted to regions with short growing seasons and/or cool summers, this variety bears witness to the passion and expertise passed down through generations within the Ross family. An enduring love story with the land, spanning over 70 years, is woven into each harvest. A symphony of traditions, care, and bountiful harvests, eternally embedded in the family legacy.
Bok Choy Shanghai Green cabbage (Brassica rapa var. chinensis)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This Chinese broccoli, also called Kai lan, is perfectly adapted to Quebec summers, and tolerates light frosts in the fall.
The great advantage of this vegetable compared to traditional broccoli is its ease of cultivation. Instead of waiting for it to form a ball like the latter, which sometimes never happens, we harvest small, thin and delicate broccoli throughout its flowering. It is extremely prolific, and its taste resembles broccoli with a touch of mustard.
Roumanian flax (Linum usitatissimum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Before the introduction of cotton and synthetic fibers, flax held a significant place in Quebecois households of yore. It was used everywhere, from bed sheets to stockings! And even before that, this plant has quite a history! Flax was likely the first plant fiber to be woven. It is believed to have been first domesticated in the Fertile Crescent region. Remains dating back 36,000 years have been found in a cave in Georgia. It was also a preferred textile in ancient Egypt. The fiber produces a fabric that is supple, lightweight, absorbent, thermoregulating, and durable, which explains its popularity. The plant is easy to cultivate, and its delicate blue flowers add to its charm. The fibers are found in the core of the stem and are extracted through a controlled decomposition process called retting.

The flax from Romania is part of the flax preservation program

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS Information and photographs provided by Kevin Prescott during his participation in the Program.

Number of seeds per packet: 200
Palestinian flax (Linum usitatissimum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD

Before the introduction of cotton and synthetic fibers, linen held a significant place in the households of old Quebec. It was used everywhere, from sheets to socks! And even before that, this plant has quite a history! Linen was probably the first plant fiber to be woven. It is believed to have been first domesticated in the Fertile Crescent region. Remains dating back 36,000 years have been found in a cave in Georgia. It was also a preferred textile in ancient Egypt. The fiber yields a flexible, lightweight, absorbent, thermoregulating, and durable fabric, which explains its popularity. The plant is easy to grow, and its delicate blue flowers are charming. The fibers are located in the core of the stem and are extracted through a controlled decomposition process called retting.

The Palestinian linen is part of the Linen Preservation Program. It is cultivated for its fibers.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Little information exists about this linen. It originates from Palestine and was cultivated before 1955.

Number of seeds per packet: 200
Cat Grass (Avena sativa)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Cats like to eat grasses: in addition to containing several vitamins, folic acid and fiber, the grass helps to purge their system and evacuate the hairs that they swallow by licking their coat. And best of all...they leave your precious plants alone during this time.
Plant at any time of year in a small, well-moistened pot.

Psssst: It's important to note that oatmeal for cats differs from catnip, which is a separate plant in the mint family and often causes a euphoric reaction in cats. We also sell catnip!
SensationTobacco (Nicotiana alata)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This fragrant tobacco is a popular ornamental plant for its scented flowers. It exhibits visually and olfactorily appealing features, making it a popular addition to gardens for those seeking a plant that is both aesthetic and fragrant.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
If you are planting tobacco for leaf harvest, remove the flowers. The leaves are picked when yellow or brown. If you want to collect seeds and leave food for pollinators, let the flowers bloom. You can also harvest the leaves, but there will be fewer of them.
Achocha (Cyclanthera pedata)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Climbing plant from the same family as cucumbers, native to the Andes. The fruits have a similar taste, are easy to grow and are not attacked by the striped leaf beetle. Pick when the fruits are small, that's when they are the most crunchy. Eat them raw or pickle them.

The vast majority of our seeds are produced on our farm. However, if the cultivation of a variety fails or if it is out of stock, we source from other seed companies to ensure an interesting selection. This is the case for this variety. They came from Semences Nouveau Paysan (bio)

Mammoth Melting sugar Pea (Pisum sativum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Discover an ancestral and robust climbing snow pea that provides an abundance of pods over an extended period. The tender pods, measuring between 10 and 12 cm, will bring a deliciously sweet flavor to your dishes until the first frost.

Using a net or stakes can aid in harvesting, as it can reach a height of 2 meters. Peas thrive with consistent watering.
Early Scarlet Globe Radish (Raphanus sativus)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
According to records, this olive-shaped red radish was cultivated in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, in the 1860s. Originally called "Early Scarlet Olive," it was sold for 5 cents per pound package in local markets and featured in Maul's seed catalog in 1893. The "Early Scarlet Globe" radish is known for its rapid growth and crisp, slightly spicy flavor.

CARE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Make multiple successive sowings throughout the summer for multiple harvests.
Manitoba tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This vibrant red tomato, developed in the 1950s at the Morden Experimental Farm in Manitoba, stands out for its early production, making it ideal for regions with short growing seasons. The smooth, slightly flattened fruits, measuring 10 cm in diameter, boast firm and flavorful flesh with a refreshing tang. Perfect for slicing or canning, this determinate variety also exhibits good resistance to fusarium wilt and verticillium wilt.
Dix doigts de Naples tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The "Dix Doigts de Naples" tomato, originating from the Naples region in Italy, is a semi-determinate variety of the San Marzano type. It consistently produces elongated red fruits in clusters. These hollow tomatoes, low in juice and seeds, are ideal for canning, sauces, coulis, and salads.

CARE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by exposing them during the day. Lay the plants horizontally, gently bending them to bring the leaves upward.
Bon jardinier Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The Butterhead Lettuce from "Bon Jardinier" is an heirloom variety, ideal for summer cultivation. With thick, crunchy leaves, pale green bordered in red, it delivers excellent flavor. Its resistance to heat and drought slows down the process of going to seed. As the quintessential leafy vegetable, this lettuce, which can grow quite large, is prized for its quality, whether used in salads or as a side dish.
Tango Lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The Tango lettuce, recognizable by its deeply lobed and curled leaves reminiscent of endive, has a light pale green hue and an oak leaf shape, forming a small compact head. Due to its tendency to bolt quickly, it is ideal for early harvesting, reaching the baby stage in 28 days and a full head between 45 and 60 days. To maintain a continuous supply, sow seeds every 3 weeks.
Saint-Désirat Melting Pea (Pisum sativum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Discover the delicious variety of yellow-podded snap peas, known for their high productivity. This climbing plant, adorned with violet flowers, adds a decorative touch to your garden. The pods peak at 6 to 8 cm in length, offering an exquisite flavor. Perfect for fresh snacking or stir-frying, these peas can also enhance your soups.
Using a net or stakes can assist in harvesting, as the plant can reach almost a meter. Peas thrive with consistent watering.