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Tomato the seed girl got it wrong (mix) (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The seed company has mixed everything together, and created for you an envelope of the different varieties of tomatoes that have grown on our farm. Includes Mémé de Beauce, Uncle Tom, Petit Moineau, Sun Drop, Téton de Vénus, Poil Blanc, Savignac, Plourde, Black Cherry and Black Ruffle. For lovers of diversity

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Lycopersicon esculentum and/or Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium
Common name(s): Tomato
English: Tomato
Family: Solenaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, slightly arching the plant to bring out the leaves upwards.
Lamb's-quarters (Chenopodium album)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Lamb's-quarters (Chou gras);Chenopodium album;In Quebec, we always ate it in times of scarcity. When the vegetable cellar was empty, when spring was slow to come, we picked the leaves and the young shoots and made a well-vitamined soup that we called "fat chicken soup". Of course, there was no chicken in there! The honor of the cook was safe.;Edible annual plant of the family Amaranthaceae. Its name refers to the shape of its crow's feet leaves. Slowly, it colonizes wasteland, vegetable gardens, fields, continents. We find it everywhere. However, this weed has many virtues. Very rich in calcium, protein, vitamins A, B and C, phosphorus and iron. The leaves and young shoots are eaten. However, like spinach, this plant contains a high level of oxalic acid. We will therefore refrain from putting it on the menu every day. The seeds are edible but always in moderation, because of the saponins they contain.;It freezes well and can be cooked with all sauces. To discover in pesto or in soup.;Also called fat cabbage, this plant is at the origin of the expression "to throw its fat cabbage", which means to waste its wealth. Very stupid the one who throws his fat cabbage.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Chenopodium album
Common names: Lamb's-quarters, Ansérine blanche, Fatty chicken, Fatty cabbage
English: Lamb's quarters, Melde, Goosefoot, Fat-hen
Family: Amaranthaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Does not require fertilization. Harvest mature flowers regularly as the plant can quickly become invasive. If you wish to harvest the seeds, harvest the stems just before the seeds brown and let them dry on a tray.
Greater plantain (Plantago major)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Greater plantain;Plantago major;Plantaginaceae;Medicinal plant. Its virtues have been recognized since Antiquity, in the East as well as in the West. In North America, it spread with European settlers. Native Americans nicknamed this plant "white man's foot", because it grew wherever it trod the ground.;Plantain has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It is used to treat wounds, skin irritations, inflammation of the respiratory tract and mucous membranes, rheumatism, constipation. In general, the great plantain purifies the body.;The fresh leaves of the plantain, washed, can be applied as a poultice to the skin or ingested in the form of an infusion and mother tincture. Very nutritious, they can also be eaten raw in salads, or cooked when they are tougher.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Plantago major
Common names: Great plantain, big plantain, major plantain, bird plantain.
English: Broadleaf plantain, white man's foot, greater plantain
Family: Plantaginaceae

CAUTION, plantain can be invasive.
Skunk bean (Phaseolus vulgaris var. 'Skunk')
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Rare, resistant and very productive variety, formerly cultivated by the Iroquois. The plant can climb up to 2 meters in height and produces white and purple flowers. Young, the beans can be eaten as small green beans. Its name means skunk in English. Indeed, its magnificent beans are speckled with black and white spots, or sometimes entirely black. Their flat shape is reminiscent of lima beans. When ripe, they are ideal for making soups. Personally, we have tested them in baked beans, and they are delicious mixed with Kahnawake Mohawk. This bean was rediscovered in Chester, Vermont and saved by Gail Flagg of Fort Kent, Maine (USA). Perfect for the three sisters, to grow with Canada Croockneck squash.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Phaseolus vulgaris var. 'skunk'
Common names: Climbing bean, skunk bean.
English: Skunk Bean, Chester Bean, Flagg Bean
Family: Fabaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Avoid handling or removing weeds when the beans are wet to prevent the spread of disease.
Black-seed Alphange lettuce (Lactuca sativa L. var. longifolia)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Very crunchy lettuce, which a friend from France sent me as a gift a few years ago. Very easy to grow, it seems to like the Quebec terroir. On the Internet, here is what we found about it "This lettuce has certainly been born in the Champagne region since the beginning of the 19th century. Then over the decades, like many varieties it lost its real name.However, it survived time thanks to its undeniable qualities and was kept by a woman named Angèle and continued on its merry way and its propagation under this last name.Luckily, Gilbert Vincent, great collector of beans, was able to carry out after many years of research to find the surname of this old variety, a joint culture with another very old variety also from the Champagne region, the Alphange à graine noire, and was able to observe that it it was the same variety. Angèle was thus able to find her surname." There is also a mention of the variety under its English names in an 1870s London publication, The Garden by William Robinson.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Lactuca sativa L. var. longifolia
Common names: Angela lettuce
English: Magnum Bonum or Florence black-seeded cos lettuce
Family: Asteraceae
The best dwarf beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Here is a mixture of dwarf beans selected for their flavor, their color and their resistance to climatic hazards. You will therefore find Beurre de Rocquencourt (yellow), Dutch Princess (green), Apache (green), black seed butter (yellow), Velor (purple), Comtesse de Chambord (green) and several others, in order to bring the biodiversity on your plate and help you discover a world of beans!
Grandmother bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Climbing green beans with 6 to 7 seeds in each pod. These are a pretty pink, very small, and very tasty when eaten dry. Is just as delicious fresh, and very very prolific. It was at a Seed Festival that Marie-Jeanne Disant, from Quebec, gave this bean to Mr. René Paquet, then volunteer representative of the Seeds of Diversity Canada kiosk. This one shared some of them with me, and when we grew them, we were immediately delighted with their performance... and their color!Marie-Jeanne Saying "I'm very happy to find other lovers of my grandmother's beans. I have been growing them since the 1970s and give them to whoever wants to take care of them, telling myself that it is important to save this heritage!For the record, I I actually got these beans from my grandmother, who lived in France and almost never moved from her little hometown in Ile-de-France, unlike these beans that have crossed the continents! from his neighbor from Switzerland who gave them to him between the two wars... How these beans arrived in Europe and ended up in Switzerland, I have no idea! But when I emigrated to the 90s from France for Quebec, I brought some in my shoes, telling myself that I was not doing a great from a trick to the regulations since all in all, I was only bringing these beans back to their continent of origin (...) Another small specification, they are eaten green even when the small seeds are forming inside, because they are very tender. (...)"Later, Madame Disant will tell us that the beans were in the shoes of her suitcase, not the shoes in her feet.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Common names: Grandmother bean
English: Grandmother pole bean
Family: Fabaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
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Aleppo pepper (Capsicum annuum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Also known as Aleppo or Halaby pepper, this red pepper originates from the city of Aleppo, Syria. With a rich and powerful fragrance with the fruity taste of grapes and spicy Cumin, it enhances the dishes of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine. It is also described as "sweet, round and with a scent of the best sun-dried tomatoes but behind it gives you a good slap in the face! Radiationally dried and then powdered. Aleppo pepper has a moderate heat level of around 10,000 on the Scoville scale.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Capsicum annuum
Common names: Aleppo pepper, Aleppo pepper, Kirmizi biber, Urfa biber, pul biber, Haleb biber.
English: Aleppo pepper, halaby pepper.
Family: Solanaceae
Ibis lettuce (Lactuca sativa)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Graceful dark red lettuce, it is very resistant to the garden both in terms of temperature and insects and pests. Its leaves are crisp and wavy, and it is described as semi-Roman. She often makes a loose, disheveled apple. Excellent in taste. Rare. Thanks to Mr. Paquet for sharing it with us.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Lactuca sativa 'Ibis'
Common names: Ibis lettuce, semi-romaine lettuce
English: Ibis Lettuce
Family: Asteraceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Resistant to heat and bolting.
Thibodeau bean from Beauce County (Phaseolus vulgaris)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Old dwarf cultivar from Beauce in Quebec, this bean is eaten fresh or dried. Its green pods are streaked with purple. According to many, it makes the best baked beans, but proponents of the Famille Boucher bean disagree. The solution? Mix the two.;The Beauce was a territory formerly occupied by the St. Lawrence Iroquois Nation. It would therefore be possible that it is a descendant of the beans that these people cultivated. When the First Settlers arrived, many exchanges took place between the two populations, and the beans were passed on to the newcomers. They, on the other hand, subsequently selected several varieties over many years, which favored the appearance of new lines in the varieties. The Thibodeau bean from Beauce County was found by Mr. Marc Warsha. It was actually Mr. Martin Roy of St-Zacharie, in Beauce, who gave him seeds. the cultivation of this bean goes back 4 generations, to Mrs. Thibodeau, from Beauceville, the great-great…grandmother of Martin Roy. The name, Thibodeau from Beauce County, appears for the first time in the catalog heritage seeds in 2003.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Phaseolus vulgaris
Common names: Thibodeau bean, marbled bean, heritage bean
English: Bush Bean
Family: Fabaceae
Jesuit House Garlic (Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
**CAN'T BE SHIPPED OUTSIDE CANADA**When the Maison des Jésuites de Sillery, Quebec, began renovations, the gardener became concerned about the loss of a clump of garlic that had been growing there for years. He saved some bulblets that he took to Seeds of Diversity Canada. During the summer, we grew it. What was our surprise to see that the bulbils gave a large bulb of white garlic the first summer, and even a flower of garlic in September! And the flower of garlic appeared with multiple small green hairs of garlic growth. In addition, this garlic can multiply with several pebbles around the white bulb. In short, unknown name, nebulous origin, Jesuit garlic is an unknown variety that we are just beginning to know. Share!Envelope 100 bulbilsThanks to Kevin Bouchard for taking the time to share these bulbils.
Malabar spinach (Basella rubra)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The baselle is native to the Malabar Coast in the Indian peninsula. Used as a replacement for spinach, it likes heat and light, since it comes from southern regions. A climber with delicious leaves that we eat all summer long, it is as good as it is beautiful to look at. It can be grown both in pots and in the ground.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: basella rubra
Common names: Malabar spinach, Baselle
English: Malabar spinach, ceylon spinach
Family: Basellaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Malabar spinach is a tropical climbing plant, be careful not to take them out too early in the spring as they don't like the cold.
Countess of Chambord bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The Comtesse de Chambord bush bean is a very old variety (1880s) originating, as its name suggests, from the Chambord region of France. Its small pods with elongated white grains and excessively thin skin have a remarkable quality that makes it a highly esteemed variety. Branched and late plant.
Tomato Mon Plaisir (Solanum lycopersicum "Mon Plaisir")
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
In 2016, a lady approached me at a Seed Festival, telling me that her mother-in-law had a tomato called Mon Plaisir which had long since ceased to be available in the catalogues, but whose seeds she kept and cultivated years later. years. We exchange contact details, then I forget the discussion until a few months later, when I receive a letter in the mail. Inside, a beautiful card with a paper on which were pasted about fifteen seeds. Those of the Mon Plaisir lost tomato. Here is what Ms. Frappier told me when I contacted her following her letter: "We used to order our seeds through the catalogs of WHPerron, and another company. I believe it was called Norseco. We produced tomatoes in greenhouses in Abitibi, in Matamic, near Lasarre. It was the Frappier greenhouses, in 1976. We made a few plants to sell, but it was mostly market gardening. I really liked these tomatoes- there they were making long bunches of beautiful cherry tomatoes. We stopped production in the early 2000s, and I would say I had been saving my seeds for 20-25 years already, because the variety didn't appear. no longer in any catalogue. I couldn't find it anywhere. I think it was replaced by the Sweet 100 variety, or Sweet mignon. I tried it, but I much preferred the Mon Plaisir.";So we the pleasure of making it available in our turn. Thanks to the Frappier family for saving this variety. Thanks to René Paquet for providing us with a vintage photo from the 1987 Semences Laval catalogue.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Solanum lycopersicum "My Pleasure"
Common name: Tomato Mon Plaisir
English: Tomato Mon Plaisir
Family: Solanaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER COSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimatize to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, arching them slightly to bring out the leaves upwards.
Tomato Ice Grow (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
Beautiful red fruits, almost round, about 10 cm, but not very regular. Very good flavor. Its name comes from the fact that it had to endure hail. Cultivated by Mr. Guy Bourgeois, market gardener in Ste-Dorothée, Laval, in the 1950s and 60s, to be sold at Bonsecours Market, a former public market in Old Montreal. Thanks to his daughter Suzanne for transmitting seeds. They were given to us by René Paquet who got them from Antoine D'Avignon, one of the pioneers in Quebec of saving ancestral seeds.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Solanum lycopersicum 'Ice Grow'
Common name(s): Tomato 'Ice Grow'
English: Ice grow tomato
Family: Solanaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day.
Canabec Rose Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This tomato was developed in 1975 by agronomist Roger Doucet at the Saint-Hyacinthe agricultural research station. It produces pink, round, medium-sized fruits. It was created to meet the climatic conditions of our regions. It is therefore early, productive, and relatively compact despite its indeterminate growth.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Solanum lycopersicum "Canabec Rose"
Common name: Pink Canabec Tomato
English: Tomato Pink Canabec
Family: Solanaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimatize to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, arching them slightly to bring out the leaves upwards.
Tomato Quebec #13 (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This tomato variety was developed in the early 1950s by geneticist Professor Joseph-O Vandal. He worked at Laval University for more than 30 years and he is the father of several horticultural varieties that are resistant in our climate. The vigorous plant produces very early, medium-sized dark red fruits. This exceptionally tasty tomato has far fewer seeds than the conventional tomato and has a very thin skin that peels well. It should be eaten within a few days of harvest because it does not keep as long as store-bought tomatoes.

BOTANICAL INFORMATION
Latin name: Lycopersicon esculentum "Quebec #13"
Common name: Quebec Tomato #13
English: Quebec #13 Tomato
Family: Solanaceae

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimatize to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, arching them slightly to bring out the leaves upwards.
Chinese cabbage Tokyo Bekana (Brassica rapa var. chinensis)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
This cabbage looks like lettuce, but with a sweet cabbage taste. Narrow white stems that end in a very pale green curly leaf and are used in stir-fries or raw in salads. Easy to grow, it can be cut and it grows back if the season is long enough. Tolerates cold and heat. Pick the leaves when they are still young and tender or when they are fully mature.
Crimean Black Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The 'Black Crimean' tomato is a very old and still very popular variety of black tomato. She was found in the 90s in the peninsula of Crimea. Beefsteak type, it produces large fruits about 10 cm wide in shades of purple, red, black and green with a rather unique appearance! Germination rate 100%.

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, slightly arching the plant to bring out the leaves upwards.
Léon's Gooseberry tomato (Solanum pimpinellifolium)
3.78 $ 3.78 $ 3.7800000000000002 CAD
The smallest tomato you've ever eaten. The gooseberry tomato is actually a cousin of the common tomato, native to South America. The plant produces clusters of several small, sweet fruits. The seeds you hold in your hands, however, have a particular origin… cliq here to read it! https://terrepromise.ca/blog/le-blogue-de-la-semenciere-1/la-tomate-de-leon-31

MAINTENANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions about 10 days before planting by taking them out during the day. When planting, lay the plants horizontally, slightly arching the plant to bring out the leaves upwards.