Aromatic herb cultivated in the city of Genoa, Italy, where it is protected by a D.O.P. certification. This basil is used in the classic pesto recipe. Its fragrant green leaves are spicy and have a distinct aroma.
Basil can be grown indoors in pots all year long.
Package: 200 seeds
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We grow the vast majority of our seeds on our farm. However, when a culture fails or when we are out of stock, we reach out to other seed farms to refill our inventory and offer you more choice. This variety is one of those.
Latin name : Ocimum basilicum
Common names : Genovese Basil
French : Basilic Genovese (Génois)
Family : Lamiaceae
Plant type : Annual
Habit : Shrubby
Height : 30-40 cm
Width : 25-30 cm
Days to maturity : 75 days
Sowing : Start indoors in mid-April, transplant outside in early June once the soil has warmed up
Depth : Surface
Germination : 5 to 20 days
Soil : Rich
Exposure : Full sun
Plant spacing : 25 cm
Row spacing : 30 cm
Watering : Regular
Care and other considerations : Regularly pinch off the end of growing tips to prevent early seed-bearing.
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Also called Queensland Blue, this Australian winter squash has flavorful and fragrant orange flesh with pale blue skin. Excellent for soups and other recipes, it will store well during winter at temperature room. This squash is prolific but needs a lot of space to roam in the garden.Package: 15 seeds
Perennial edible plant. Its latin name derives from sanguis (blood) and sorbere (absorb) and refers to its haemostatic capacity. The roots contain chemicals used to stop bleeding. The plant is also high in vitamin C.
Nowadays, parsley rivals burnet but it was once an essential herb in many recipes. Its leaves have a cucumber-like taste and can be used in salads, sauces, omelette, soups, etc. Cut leaves when needed. The plant is very low maintenance and lives on love and fresh water. It is hardy in Quebec and can be harvested late in the season.
Its pretty little red flowers make this plant perfect for garden bushes.
Cucumber was already grown more than 3000 years ago, in Egypt and India. This little one is delicious and prolific, with tender skin and crisp flesh. It can be cultivated outdoors, where pollinators will improve its productivity. Resistant to diseases.
Pkt : 25 seeds.
Also called Gombo, this plant produces a fruit that can be eaten raw or cooked, with a taste somewhat similar to eggplant. Young leaves can replace spinach. In some countries, the mature seeds are roasted and used as coffee beans. A member of the hibiscus family (Okra latin name is Hibiscus esculentus), its flower is one of the most beautiful in the garden.
Originally from Africa, Okra entered Spain in the 8th Century with the moorish invasion. Later introduced in the United States by African slaves, it was considered for some time as poor people food. It is an essential ingredient in gumbo and is commonly used in Louisiana and Southern States cuisine.
To be rediscovered !
Package : 25 seeds.
Perennial aromatic and medicinal plant belonging to the Apiaceae family. Just like carrots, it can be eaten. Its flavor resembles parsley or celery. The name lovage is from "love-ache", ache being a medieval name for parsley.
It has a variety of culinary uses. Dried, the leaves will replace laurel, and scots lovage salt can be used instead of onion salt. Flowers and seeds are edible. Leaves, stems and roots can be eaten raw or cooked. The umbels are borne on stems that can reach 2 meters tall.
Often found in the gardens of New France colony. When archaeologists find traces of this tenacious plant, they know they discovered an old settlement. It was widely eaten in Europe to fight scurvy and as a food source. In the Middle Ages, it was recommended to grow this plant in the vegetable garden. It was also largely used in Ancient Roman cuisine.Package: 20 seeds
Heirloom variety. Beautiful and delicious blue leaves with purple spines. Hardy, resistant to diseases and much bigger in size than other kale varieties.
Harvest baby or full-grown size leaves. Their taste is even better after frost.
This variety entered Canada around 1885 with Russian traders.
Package : 150 seeds.