A Complete Garden Collection …

I am far from a professional gardener. lol I’m not even a moderately experienced gardener. I’m more like an amateur enthusiast that dreams really big. ? But, each of the last couple years, I have learned a little more about how to produce more nutritious food for our family, stretch our grocery budget and be a better steward of the resources God has provided us. What I lack in experience, is made up for in crazy, wild enthusiasm and a desire to learn even more (plus eat lots and lots of tomatoes)! Seriously, I’m so excited about spring and as usual, have had to restrain myself from starting a garden since that deceptively warm week in January, that each year, engages my gardening soul, trying to tempt and fool me, even though my gardening head KNOWS that January in Nebraska is not the time to put tender seedlings into the ground. *sigh*

garden bed

How’s this for some garden dreaming? ? I love the functionality of it! If you are a Pinterest user, then check out my Garden Board, by clicking this picture. There are 148 pins (links to some of the best garden ideas and tutorials), I have found around the Internet! It’s great inspiration to get your gardening creativity flowing. Photo credit: http://andrewsseed.blogspot.com


Another great idea from Pinterest! Growing vertically is always a space-saving option in the garden and what kid wouldn’t have amazing memories of the summers he spent playing in the green bean teepee? How cool is this? Photo credit: http://joyfultoddlers.blogspot.com

The good news is, it’s not January anymore! I’m starting seeds inside, to be transplanted later. I’m getting started with a few cooler weather crops, in pots up on my deck, too. Regardless of where you live in the U.S., right now, if it isn’t time to get your garden in the ground, it will be soon and it’s definitely time to get some seeds going inside. Every year, I browse the seed catalogs that come to the house, dreaming and planning, planning and dreaming. To be honest, I had a gorgeous garden spot at the home we had to sell three years ago – six gorgeous raised beds, a grape arbor, blueberry bushes, a rhubarb patch and lots of potted plants in and around it all. It was bordered, trimmed and mulched to perfection. After two summers, I finally had it finished and it was producing in great abundance. And then we moved — lol. Leaving it behind sort of took the wind out of my gardening “sails” for a bit. We actually moved twice in that three years; and now, that we’ve finally landed in a more permanent situation, I’m getting my gardening mojo back and I’m ready to start, again. Last summer was our first growing season in this house and while I did get one raised bed in the back yard and had quite a container garden going on the deck, it was more a summer for seeing what would come up from the previous owner’s labors, crying and fussing a lot about what did come up and where it was placed and realizing that this summer, we were going to need to invest a lot more time and sweat to create the garden that fits our family. So, it’s March. The journey begins.

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All you need to get your plants started inside is some seed, something to plant them in ( I love these little peat moss pellets that come in their own tray and swell up to become awesome seed starting “pots”.), some water and ……

garden marker

craft sticks! I used an ink pen to write on them and label each little peat moss pellet with the name of the seed planted in it. The markers can move right with the seedlings when I transplant them.

I hope that whether you have a sprawling acreage or one cute container on your patio or deck, that you will plant something, this summer. It’s indescribable joy to put your hands in the dirt, plant a tiny seed and watch it grow and produce something delicious! What an amazing God to have designed such a process and then to allow us to share in it and reap the bounty! You can do it! Plant something! You’ll be so glad you did! AAAAAAND…I’m going to make it even more exciting for you. How would you feel about a giveaway of an ENTIRE GARDEN of open-pollinated, pure, natural and non-GMO Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds? Flippin’ amazing!!??? I kind of thought you might. Let me tell you a little bit about this fabulous company and why heirloom seeds are so important. Then we’ll get this giveaway underway so you have a chance to start your own fabulous garden.

potted plants

It’s amazing what you can produce in just containers and pots on your deck! This was from our three-year transient period, where it wasn’t practical for me to start an actual garden bed. We ate basil, chives and oregano, tomatoes and cucumbers all summer long from our cute little deck garden; and I canned many quarts of hot pepper jelly and still had jalapeno peppers left to freeze.

Baker Creek carries one of the largest selections of seeds (1400 varieties, from 70 countries) from the 19th century, including many Asian and European varieties. The company has stepped into the forefront of promoting and preserving a heritage in agriculture and gardening; and finding ways to help others grow food that tastes the way you remember — before hybrids and GMO’s. Jere and Emilee Gettle, owners of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, work to supply seeds to many of the world’s poorest countries and also right here in the U.S., for school gardens and educational projects, plus they are producing and saving enough to meet the demands of home gardeners, like you and me. It is their goal to educate everyone about a better, safer food supply and fight gene-altered food production. All Baker Creek Heirloom seed is non-hybrid, non-GMO, non-treated and non-patented. The Gettles and the Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds company work with a network of about 100 small farmers, gardeners and seed growers to bring you the best selection of seeds available! Many of the varieties they sell were collected while the Gettles traveled abroad.


Is it silly that this was one of the most exciting packages to receive and open? It’s the Baker Heirloom Seeds Large Northern Collection. You can purchase individual packets of seeds or whole collections, selected specifically for your areas growing conditions.

Baker Creek Heirloom seeds

It just keeps getting better. This is heirloom garden seed heaven! did you know that properly stored, heirloom garden seeds can last several years? I love that they come in this great storage bucket!

What are heirloom seeds and why are they important? Heirloom seeds come from plants that have been grown and had their seeds saved from one generation to another. They have been given great care and been saved because they are considered valuable, for one reason or another. Flavor, productivity, hardiness or adaptability all weigh into the determination of a plant variety’s value. Heirloom seeds may have been saved and passed down in families or cultures for fifty, one hundred, or for some, even three hundred years. Many of these plants would be extinct, now, if not for their careful cultivation and the saving of their seeds, over the years. The commonly held belief in commercial farming is that heirloom seeds lend themselves better to family gardening and small farms, than to mass production, which is why they are not usually considered viable options for corporate farms. For family gardening, there is a definite trend back to heirloom seeds. For many of us, it’s the desire to know what we are feeding our families, where it comes from and how it’s grown. Another part of it is a longing for the unmistakable flavors we remember from our childhood – a time when we would pick a tomato and eat it right in the garden, enjoying the delicious burst of flavor that can’t be found in today’s supermarket varieties.

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I laid all the seeds out on the table and “organized” them, to be sure of all that I had and to try and get pictures of most, for you. You will save so much money on your garden if you start your plants from seed, on your own. Seeds are only a fraction of the cost of buying plants at the nursery. Growing them yourself means you know exactly how they have been handled. Did you notice the amaranth and flax in the upper right-hand corner? I hadn’t intended to plant any grain, but the amaranth is so gorgeous, I am going to put a barrel up near my front porch to display the beautiful flowers and we’ll harvest the greens and seeds as an added bonus! ? Why yes! Yes that it IS a total of SEVEN different tomato varieties, you see. Be still my heart! Little yellow pear tomatoes, Mountain Princess Tomatoes, Black from Tula Tomatoes, Orange Woodle… 🙂

Heirloom seeds are good for flavor, they are good for your family’s health and they are good for your family’s personal economy. Growing food of any kind is obviously a savings when it comes to the grocery budget, but many people don’t realize that growing heirloom seeds, means you can save seeds from your produce and plant them to create next year’s garden. That’s another savings! We’re going to learn so much more about seeds, plants, gardening and composting, this summer. I can’t wait to share what we’re doing and hear about all that you are planting, too, but for now, I want to give you a couple snapshots of how we are starting out and give you the opportunity to get in on this fabulous giveaway for a Baker Creek Seeds LARGE Collection!!! You’ll get to select either the Large Northern or Large Southern collection, to suit the growing conditions where you live. That’s a $99 value and includes over 25 types of vegetables in more than 60 varieties. I flipped when I saw all that was included! Be sure you check out all the great garden products at Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Whether you wait for the giveaway or go ahead and order because you can’t wait to get started, you’ll be as pleased as I was with the service and high quality, pure seeds for your family’s garden!

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Some of the seed names are familiar, from my childhood and my parents’ garden. Hale’s Best Muskmelon, Little Marvel Peas, Danvers Half Long Carrots or Sugar Baby Watermelons were names I recognized, but there were so many more that were new to me. With 25 different vegetables and 60 varieties mixed into these seeds, that’s a LOT of new! I’m so excited!

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Rissa is excited about Indian Corn and sunflowers. I’m looking forward to trying out all the varieties of lettuce and greens! Endive, arugula, mustard greens, red romaine, tango lettuce, spinach, kale, oriental greens!

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Peppers and rhubarb and swiss chard! Oh my! Cauliflower, tomatillos and beets. So many veggies to choose from! My garden is getting bigger by the minute! lol

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I’m interested to see what a Ground Cherry looks and tastes like. I think it is similar to a tomatillo. And, have you ever seen anything like that Lemon Cucumber? I can’t wait to see what that tastes like! I’ll bet it’s gorgeous in salads.

all planted

My plants are started and I feel so much better, now that I’ve gotten my “garden fix”. I’m going to be sharing progress reports and we’ll talk about the different varieties of plants and how to care for them. Plus, you’re going to get to watch me finally tear in and make that backyard garden space, my own. Stay tuned for all the updates!

So, what’s growing in your garden? Have you started? Never tried, but now you think maybe you need a tomato in the pot on your deck? I can’t wait to hear your gardening plans! Be sure to ask questions, too. If I don’t know the answer, I’ll just go track it down and then we’ll all learn, together.

You thought I was never gonna stop talking, didn’t you? ? No worries! I didn’t forget. Here’s the fabulously generous giveaway from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds! To enter, just visit their website and find a veggie you’d like to try or one you’ve never heard of. You choose. Then come back and leave a comment telling me what the name of it is. Click that DO IT button in the Rafflecopter form, hit ENTER and that’s it. You’re entered to win AND you will have unlocked several additional optional entries, if you’ like to increase your chances. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

garden seed pots

Yahoo! It’s part of my newborn garden. Be sure to check back and see how it’s growing.

I received a Large Northern Seed Collection from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, in order to test the products in my own garden and write this review. No monetary compensation was received and a positive review was not required. As with all Busy-at-Home reviews, the views and opinions expressed are wholly my own and based on my personal experience with the products.

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  1. amy marantino

    I would like to try to grow Bok Choy.

  2. Glenda Embree

    I’ve never eaten Bok Choy, Amy. How do you prepare it? Thanks for visiting, today!

  3. Kam Thornhill

    you probably have eaten Bok Choy if you have been to a Chinese restaraunt….you stir fry it either by itself or mixed with other stir fry vegetables and or meat.

  4. eunice

    Red’s Red Sweet from Missouri show me the heirloom ?

  5. Reba F

    Mary Washington Asparagus. I would love trying to grow this.

  6. Glenda Embree

    Reba, this is one of the seeds we are starting this year and I couldn’t be more excited. I realize it takes a couple years before we can harvest the first crop, but it’s going to be SO worth it!

  7. Karie

    Do I have to pick one??? Candy cane beets, purple carrots, and so many more. From Ontario Canada

  8. Glenda Embree

    I know, right? Karie, those sound like great choices, though! thanks so much for stopping by.

  9. Karie

    Do I have to pick one??? Candy cane beets, purple carrots, and so many more. From Ontario Canada

  10. Mayumi

    I would love to try “Cassabanana,” which says “it has a unique tropical fruit taste….” That sounds exciting!! I would love to grow them and make some sweet desserts ?

  11. Glenda Embree

    Isn’t it fun that you can grow something like that, right at home? Glad you stopped by Mayumi!

  12. Holly Thomas

    Roselle sounds interesting! ?

  13. Glenda Embree

    I have never heard of that one! Thanks for putting me on the trail of something new, Holly!

  14. Niamh

    Im obsessed with carrots at the moment lol, I’d love to try their Atomic Red Carrots! The name is intriguing! And carrots….mmmmmmm <3

  15. Glenda Embree

    What’s not to love, right? Carrots are definitely a staple in our home. How cool to grow our own and so many fun varieties! Thanks for stopping by, Niamh!

  16. Krista R

    I’d love to try growing broccoli. I love eating it but have never tried growing it.

  17. Glenda Embree

    I’ve never grown my own, either, Krista, but we love it so much, it would be a good idea to try it. I’m so glad you stopped by to visit!

  18. VicDavis

    Roselle sounds really interesting for making teas

  19. Glenda Embree

    Oooh! I hadn’t even considered something like that. I’ll have to read up on it. Could I grow it with my herbs, i wonder? Thanks for stopping by, Vic!

  20. Natalie Z

    any variety of asparagus. Fresh asparagus is so much better from traveling store-bought versions.

  21. Glenda Embree

    It sure is! This is our first try at growing it and I’m so excited for them to get a good start and begin producing in a couple years. Thanks,Natalie!

  22. BizzyMom

    NEVER heard of melocotin!!

  23. Glenda Embree

    Me either! Isn’t it great how many new things we can learn about and try? Thanks for visiting, Bizzy! Hope to “see” you around the blog, again!

  24. Beth

    asparagus … a local farmer here has purple asparagus that tastes amazing! But I haven’t been brave enough to try grow any asparagus yet!

  25. Glenda Embree

    This is going to be my maiden voyage with asparagus, Beth. I’m starting with Martha Washington, this year, but that purple asparagus may draw me in next spring. Thanks for stopping by!

  26. Tia Rasmussen

    I’ve never heard of Cow Peas before.

  27. Glenda Embree

    Me either and my guess is that that one is going to be a popular “I’ve never heard of that.” So glad you visited! ?

  28. Rebekah {honeyandcheese}

    There’s no picture of it, but I’d like to see and try the snake melon.

  29. Glenda Embree

    Rebekah, that sounds terribly exotic and a little scary! Now, I want to see a picture. – lol – thanks for stopping by!

  30. Christine

    I am new to gardening, but really wanna go for it this summer! This bucket would be amazing!! I think I want to try the Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts, my whole family loves brussel sprouts roasted in the oven, so would be fun to grow our own!!

  31. Glenda Embree

    Oh, Christine, it is such a treasure! I popped the lid on that bucket and there were lights and singing from heaven! ? We’ve never tried Brussels Sprouts. We may have to get brave and give them a go. Thanks for your visit!

  32. Sherry Conrad

    Salad burnet looks interesting and I’d like to try growing it.

  33. Glenda Embree

    I’ve never heard of that one, Sherry. Is it a lettuce or green?

  34. Ann

    West Indian Burr Gerkhins and Chinese alntern gigante!

  35. Glenda Embree

    Yay, pickles! Do you do lots of canning, Ann?

  36. sandy weinstein

    have never heard of melocoton-but would love to grow watermelon if the deer would leave it alone.

  37. Glenda Embree

    That one is popping up a lot in the “never heard of” category, Sandy. I’m going to have to read about it and see how it’s used.

  38. Mechele Johnson

    I have always wanted to grow Swiss Chard! It looks pretty! I haven’t eaten it though, but would love to try it.

  39. Glenda Embree

    I’ve never had it, either, Mechele. This will be my first year growing it!

  40. CherShots

    I’d love to try growing the Dwarf Coffee Plant ~~ How cool would it be to grow and roast your own coffee? My cousin just did it and loved it!

  41. Glenda Embree

    This would be such a kick for my husband! I’m so glad to hear that someone has already done it. Thanks for stopping by, Cher!

  42. Alex Liz Robinson

    I have never heard of kohlrabi and it looks interesting. I love gardening, this would be great!

  43. Glenda Embree

    We had a neighbor, when I was growing up, that always grew kohlrabi. They cut it up and ate it raw in salads or into sticks like carrots and ate it with dip. Thanks for stopping by, Alex Liz!

  44. nicole

    id love to try to grow artichokes, violet et provence!

  45. Glenda Embree

    how cool! I don’t know why it has never occurred to me that we might be able to grow artichokes at home! What a great idea, Nicole! Thanks!

  46. AnnaZed

    I think I could grow Delica Thorn Bitter Melon here in Southern California. margueritecore [at] gmail [dot] com

  47. Glenda Embree

    Aaaah, melon. I wish I could grow every single variety! lol

  48. Allyson Bossie

    Extra Dwarf Pak Choy is something I have always wanted to try my hand at

  49. Glenda Embree

    That one’s new to me, Allyson. How do you use it?

  50. Michele Chabot

    Butternut Waltham Squash sounds delicious!

  51. Glenda Embree

    I love butternut squash! Any squash, actually, and there are SOOO many cool varieties at Baker Creek. Thanks, Michele, for your visit!

  52. Jo-Ann Brightman

    I’d love to try leeks or beets

  53. Glenda Embree

    I haven’t had beets since I was a kid and I’ve never tried leeks. We’re planting both, this year and I’m excited to try them out in my kitchen! thanks, for stopping by, Jo-Ann!

  54. Brian

    Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes! We’ll grow them, harvest them, eat them fresh, and can them for later!

  55. Glenda Embree

    Yes! It’s not a garden without them, is it, Brian? Tomatoes are one of my favorite things about gardening and with all the choices at Baker Creek, I’m actually planting seven different varieties, this year! I can hardly wait!

  56. Rachel Miller

    All of their tomatoes look great, but I think the Jersey Giant would be one of the first I’d try ? Thanks for the giveaway!

  57. Glenda Embree

    You’re so welcome, Rachel. Thanks for your visit! And yes, the tomatoes are amazing!

  58. Peggy Bayer

    I’d LOVE to try the Homestead tomato! I’ve not found a tomato I don’t like and some of the best ones come from FL. We are hoping to have a really big garden this year and these seeds would really help! Peg~

  59. Glenda Embree

    Peggy, I wish I could try ALL of them. ? Maybe the neighbor will lend me some of his yard, to expand my garden. What d’ya think? lol Tomatoes have got to be one of my most favorite things about summer! Thanks for your visit!

  60. scottsgal

    love grape tomatoes msboatgal at aol.com

  61. Glenda Embree

    Mmmmm…me, too! We are trying one of Baker Creek’s yellow varieties, this year. So glad you stopped by, today, scottsgal!

  62. Jennifer gardner

    I ordered my heirloom seeds last week from seedsavers but there are several things i forgot to order. I would love to add the Dwarf siberian kale from baker creek to my garden! I am also going to try squre foot gardening this year since i’ve moved into a rental home.

  63. Glenda Embree

    Jennifer, once you start square foot gardening, you’ll never go back. I LOVE it! And yes, it seems like we always need a few extra things we didn’t think of when we started our garden plan. You’re going to really enjoy Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds!

  64. Melissa

    I’d love to try growing asparagus, any variety. I think it would be fun for my little guys to see the stalks poking through the dirt then helping harvest. Maybe then they’d eat it…

  65. Glenda Embree

    Melissa, I love getting kids involved in the garden and yes, I do think they are more willing to try foods they’ve had a hand in growing and preparing! And if you grow the purple asparagus, that’s even more incentive, when it comes to my girls! ? Thanks for visiting!

  66. Natalie E.

    Purple carrots sound interesting!

  67. Glenda Embree

    I love the gorgeous colors on so many vegetables available at Baker Creek! I had no idea there were so many unique varieties. Glad you stopped by, Natalie!

  68. Naomi

    I have never heard of the cassabanana melocoton! Intriguing: http://rareseeds.com/vegetables-d-o/melocoton/cassabanana.html

  69. Glenda Embree

    They really do look amazing, but here in Zone 5, I think I would have to start them REALLY early, inside, in order to get fruit before first frost. They sound so delicious, it would definitely be worth the effort!

  70. jodi lasher

    I would love to try growing broccoli, my daughter is a broccoli fanatic..

  71. Glenda Embree

    We love eating it, but like you, have never tried growing it. I think I am going to new a whole new garden space after finding Baker Creek! lol There are so many things I’d love to try and grow.

  72. Dana Vingin

    Cardoon! I bought a plant once at the end of the season and it grew to what I believe was half it’s potential.

  73. Glenda Embree

    Oooh, that sounds like it would be gorgeous in the garden! It looks a little like celery. Is the flavor similar?

  74. Kristen

    They all look so good! The zebra stripped tomatoes look delicious.

  75. Glenda Embree

    They really do, don’t they? Oh, to be able to grow tomatoes, year round! Wouldn’t that be amazing? Then I would have enough time to try all the unique and beautiful varieties that are available. Thanks for coming by, Kristen!

  76. Monica W.

    I would love to grow Bok Choy! It is delicious in stir fry and smoothies and it has LOTS of Calcium!

  77. Glenda Embree

    I think I may have to put that on my list for next year. It seems to be coming highly recommended by so many of you. What a fun way to discover fabulous new ingredients for my recipe creations! Thanks for stopping in for a visit, Monica!

  78. laura

    I would love to grow watermelon when the season is right.

  79. Glenda Embree

    I think it’s the item my kids are most excited about, this year. Who doesn’t love watermelon, right? lol Glad you stopped in, Laura!

  80. Michele F.

    I would love to try growing Kale. I love it but have never grown it.

  81. Glenda Embree

    Our family just discovered kale, this past winter. I am growing some this year, since we enjoy it so much. I’m anxious to see how it does in our area. Thanks for visiting, Michele!

  82. melissa

    I have never grown Bok Choy or Eggplant and would like to try those. Baker Creek is the only place I get seeds from.

  83. Zabrina

    I would love to try the Green Globe Artichoke.

  84. Devon

    I’ve tried some crazy crops in the past, but the idea of growing my own Carolina Gold Rice…and having a *rice paddy* at my place is too fun!

  85. Ryan F

    I would love to try the black Hungarian pepper

  86. Melyssa

    I would love to grow any of their vegetables, but the cherikee purple tomatoes are delicious and i would love to have some in my garden.

  87. Sara Cochran

    Rugged Jack Kale!!

  88. AmyB

    I want to try to grow asparagus from seed: Mary Washington looks good.

  89. Hope Christoff

    Those purple carrots or one of the black/chocolate tomato varieties would be a blast to grow….or any of the unique looking melons….heck there’s lots I’d like to grow!

  90. RJ King

    I want to try growing the African Marigolds!

  91. Vanessa Stoner

    I love growing tomatoes & peppers … I would try every kind if I could … the Gold Medal tomato looks fabulous.

  92. Rachel D.

    I would love to try the Dragon Tongue Bush Bean! My kids would love it! We are in Arkansas, so we have both cool weather crops out and seedlings started!

  93. alyce poalillo

    I would love to try growing Purple of Sicily Cauliflower as I have never grown cauliflower at all and I like it.

  94. Cindy

    I am looking forward to trying the delicata winter squash!

  95. Shelly Bourdo

    I would love to try the African Horned Cucumber, though I think I live too far north. I’d also love to try more of the heirloom tomatoes. There are so many I’ve not yet tried. ?

  96. Dana

    I would like to try the moon and stars watermelon!

  97. Maria

    Um, everything! But if I had to pick just one it would be Purple Jalapeno – they just look so pretty. Came close to ordering them this year, but opted for the Santa Fe Grande instead.

  98. mary jane Smith

    so many to choose… broccoli sounds good

  99. Kimberly Jill

    Tomatoes of any kind! I just love home-grown tomatoes!!!

  100. Julie

    I’d love to see what ‘Omar’s Lebanese’ tomatoes taste like!!

  101. Lori

    Ali Baba watermelon because it has an interesting story and it looks delicious.

  102. Amy Wolff

    I just saw their black pineapple tomatoes. Very cool coloring!

  103. Jen

    I’ve been thinking about starting an asparagus “patch”. I know it takes several years before yielding, but I remember my grandpa “snipping” asparagus fresh from his yard for dinner. Yum!

  104. Kathleen Yurkonis

    White Belgian carrot – I’d love to try growing something that is not orange for a carrot (wouldn’t mind trying the purple ones either).

  105. Ferne

    I’ve never heard of “cowpeas.” My overactive imagination visualizes little miniature cows growing out of vines like peas, so I think I’d like to try that.

  106. Kathy

    I want to try the Japanese White Egg. Eggplant that is!

  107. Monica

    I have never heard of Melocoton so I would love to try the Cassabanana .

  108. Sara King

    The Cassabanana? I had to Wiki that!

  109. Jackie Diprimo

    Fava Beans and Purple carrots

  110. Emily

    Thanks for the great post. I LOVE Baker Creek. I think their catalogs may be some of the most beautiful books ever printed. ? This year, I am looking to try more of their beets, specifically looking at Crapaudine (what a funny name!) and/or Lutz Salad Leaf.

  111. Jessica L.

    Broccoli for my boys.

  112. Deana

    Black pineapple tomato? Never heard of that for sure!

  113. Judi Kubiak

    I get ALL my seeds from you!!

  114. R. Didie

    I wish to try your Rosita eggplants.

  115. Nicky O

    I am looking forward to trying the Aswad Eggplant. I ordered it and others just yesterday, This eggplant reminds me of a carpetbag in shape. It just looks like fun, plus it’s heat tolerant,

  116. Carole

    PA Dutch crookneck squash. I think it’s the “butternut” my grandfather grew.

  117. Hilary Hodge


  118. Tracy

    I want to try the Brazilian Orange Oval Eggplant ?

  119. Cynthia

    Ive never heard of rutabagas O.o Sounds like something I get when I dont sleep enough at night lol

  120. Dean V

    I’d love to make a self watering container out of that heirloom collection bucket for a lucky “Quadrato D’asti Rosso Pepper”

  121. Ailidh

    I love beans so I want to try the purple long beans. They are huge!

  122. Mary Prescott

    I bought some Gauchos and several other melons I had never heard of. Just got them transplanted today in my NW Florida garden. Can’t wait to try them.

  123. Kim Bakerink

    I’d love to grow Orangeglo watermelon! I’ve heard those are wonderful but haven’t gotten to try them yet!

  124. Candie

    I am going to try Chinese Red Noodle Bean this year!

  125. Jen

    Oh, the Black Pineapple tomatoes. . . they are incredibly beautiful. I can only imagine how great they must taste!!

  126. Christina

    I would like to try to grow Ali Baba and rich sweetness melons!

  127. Kathi N.

    I’ve never grown beans before. I’d like to try Blue Lake Bush Beans. They look good!

  128. chris t

    I would love to try the sugar baby watermelon, just bought a house and ready to plant

  129. Dorothy Crutchfield

    Barnes Mountain Yellow tomato. Large beefsteak tomato on tall vines produce an abundance of tomatoes with old-time flavor! Baker Creek is the BEST seed catalog. Love them.

  130. mike s

    never heard of: Little Marvel Garden Pea

  131. Erin Slocum

    Fife Creek Cowhorn Okra

  132. Dusty River Produce

    I love baker creek seeds they always have a great selection of open pollinated veggies

  133. Holly

    I really want to try soapwort.

  134. Danielle T

    The Cassabanana definitely sounds interesting!

  135. Angela Faust

    Baker Creek is a wonderful source for seeds! I would love to try the Princepe Borghese tomatoes and then sun dry them (or in the oven).

  136. Pam Ferry

    I want to finally try spaghetti squash, I love spaghetti, but need to lay off the carbs, this should be a good alternative

  137. Lisa Trogdon

    I want to try chocolate habanero peppers from rapeseeds.com. Ordering today!

  138. Julia

    I really want to try the Reisetomate – it looks crazy!

  139. Kirstie

    I am trying some of the heirloom Asian vegetables this year……the bitter melon, wax melon, noodle beans, chrysanthemum greens, eggplant and I am most excited about trying the Red Welsh Onions!

  140. Cheryl Lee

    Never heard of Cardoon. This is what I would plant. Thank you for this awesome giveaway! ?

  141. fae

    I’d love to try the wild strawberries! Maybe next year I’ll be able to put in an order – this year it wasn’t in the financial cards, but at least I have the rest of last year’s seeds.

  142. Lisa T

    I want to try chocolate habanero peppers! My husband loves hot!

  143. Sue D

    A week ago I found out about mangel beets to feed to livestock and they carry Mammoth Red Mangel beet seeds. Would love to try these.

  144. Elizabeth Turner

    I would love to grow their Pineapple Tomato! Sounds really yummy ?

  145. April

    I would love to try the little Mexican sour gherkin cucumbers….They look like tiny little watermelons, and I love making pickles and those just would be so awesome to turn into crispy little pickles.

  146. Linda Ray

    I HAVE to try the Rugoso di Cosenza Melon this year!

  147. Cyndi

    I have not yet been successful with leeks, and I’d love to grow them, but I also need to get going with cabbages, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, etc. I have some Baker Creek Cabbage seeds to start this week!

  148. Julia L.

    I want to grow (Musa velutina) known as Pink Banana.

  149. Lorrie

    I would love to try the Greek Giant Amaranth, and I realize, I’ve never tried Rutabagas although I read the Carl Sandburg Rootabaga stories as a child! Thank you – great website by the way, Lorrie ?

  150. theresa

    SF101 Mammoth Island Sandwich Salsify. or ground cherries or… atomic red carrots or… haha many of them

  151. Vonita

    Jelly Melons here I come!!

  152. Virginia

    Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts – I heart brussel sprouts and would have so much fun growing them with my 7 yr. old!

  153. lp

    The Amish Paste tomato looks good. thx

  154. Jana

    I would love to try the Giant White Seeded Sunflowers! What an awesome give away!

  155. Janet Ramski

    I would love to try Jelly Melons, but Roselle sounds interesting – one I’ve never heard of before.

  156. Jessie

    I am going to try growing some Chinese cabbage this year!

  157. charity

    I would like to grow the atomic red carrots this year ?

  158. Lisa D

    Asparagus, leeks, and artichokes… I am terribly impatient and hate to wait more than one season for things to produce!

  159. Heidi Stephens

    Oy, where to begin, haha! Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes! I love Baker Creek’s varieties of tomatoes, especially Black Krim. I’d also love to try the Pear Melon.

  160. Bev

    I am trying, for the first time, sweet yellow stuffing peppers ordered from your online catalog. Starting inside and then transplanting to garden. Would love to try new seeds too – for KC Missouri area.

  161. Shauna palmquist

    Have loved baker creek for years…. Great to see the support for carrying on the gift of heirlooms. Hope to make it out to the Bank in Petaluma again soon.

  162. krissy

    I absolutely adore the Triamble winter squash…the color alone makes me giddy! ? can’t wait for the giveaway

  163. Steph

    This is a very cool post, and I’m excited to go check out the pinterest page!

  164. Steph

    Sorry, forgot to say that I’d pick the Superschmelz or Giant White Kohlrabi. I love kohlrabi, but you need a lot to do anything with, so it’d be nice to get one that was the size of three or four of them! Feel free to delete my other comment!

  165. Miareeva

    I want to try the Dragon’s Egg cucecumbers because I love cukes and the name is fantastic!http://rareseeds.com/vegetablesa-c/cucumber/dragon-s-egg-cucumber.html

  166. Michelle

    Ruby Weller’s Old Time White Cucumber (I actually bought some!)

  167. Debbie Clauer

    Kohlrabi – never heard of this, but would like to try it.

  168. michelle torrey

    i can’t wait for spring so i can plant with your seeds!!

  169. Christopher Burrell

    If I win I am going to have to make my garden bigger.

  170. Christopher Burrell

    Forgot to mention I would like to try the Hopi Yellow Watermelon.

  171. the naked farmer

    I have had great success with baker creek heirloom seeds. i just enjoyed a lunch full of their early scarlet globe radishes which i picked fresh and also pickled. Delicious. I am looking forward most to growing ground berries. These seem interesting. Good luck everyone. Here is one of my own videos on organic gardening. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPq87b9URos love and gratitude from the texas naked farmer.

  172. Elizabeth C.

    I love tomatoes and would love to try the Black Giant seeds.
    Thank you for the giveaway!

  173. Audrey Miller

    Chinese long red bean. And if you think thier website is fabulous you should see thier catalog. It’s a work of art. Eye candy delux. I also ordered thier hardcover book about gardening this year too. Awesome read.

  174. Dee

    I’d like to try Shanghai Green Pak Choy. It looks delightfully small, yet quite green.

  175. Carolynp

    I’m dying to try the Tuxpan of Pipian squash. I’m a huge fan of Baker Creek, also, for the same reasons!!

  176. Erin Eusted

    I want to try the amarillo carrot!

  177. Holly Mimnaugh

    There are so many thing I would like to try! I never have enough money to buy all the seeds I would like to! I think it would be fun to try the white wonder watermelon!!! Or the orengeglo watermelon…mmmmm… ?

  178. Holly Mimnaugh

    Oh, lol watermelon isn’t a veggie…does it count? I would also love to try the litchi tomato (ok, ok, that’s fruit, too). ? How about a cosmic purple carrot!? Mmmmm, too many choices!

  179. Michele Cagle

    I would love to try the emerald green melon. We love melons here!

  180. Cyndi J

    At Baker Creek you can’t pick just one! Long Island Brussel Sprouts are but one of the many I would love to try

  181. Theresa

    I would love to grow their Sarah Black Tomato http://rareseeds.com/vegetables-p-z/tomatoes/purple/sarah-black.html Thanks for the chance!

  182. olga775

    I would like to try a Lipstick pepper. But I have to say that it’s impossible to pick just one. I’ve made a list of everything that I would like to order and I have 144 names of seeds on it LoL! Having a hard time to downsize it ?

  183. Matt Doman

    double morning glory

  184. Amanda Hamborg

    Flamingo Pink Chard! ?

  185. Jackie Johnson

    I decided to try the Dragon Egg cucmbers this year. They are coming up like crazy!!! Looking forward to having them sliced and in salads.

  186. carrie

    I want this so bad! I’d grow it all, but for the sake of naming one, Melrose Pepper.

  187. Kelle

    We just got our Baker catalog. I have never seen so many plants I hadn’t heard of, beautfiul. I would like to try the japanese or any varieties of eggplant. I like the Goyo Komodo because it is so brightly colored and looks like tomatoes.

  188. Peggy

    I would like to try “Mammoth Sandwich Island Salsify”, since our season is too short for the artichoke.

  189. Trisha Olow

    I’ve never tasted salsify! Would love to have the experience! Thank you.

  190. jezibels

    I would love to try Mary Washington Asparagrus

  191. Katherine

    I have never seen chicory grow Might be fun

  192. Monica

    We can’t wait for our Thai long beans to start growing. So many great seeds it’s so hard to narrow it down!

  193. Jim Dickey

    My wife Kitt and I visited the Baker Creek store in Petaluma, California a couple of years back on our way to a tie dye toga party in Santa Rosa and we got some okra, tomato and watermelon and they grew like no bodies business! We were thinking of trying some Clemson Spineless Okra next time!

  194. Darla

    I’ve always wanted to add Tomatillo Verde’s to my salsa garden!!

  195. Andrea M

    The Precoce D’Argenteuil Asparagus looks so neat! Would love to have that!

  196. Becca

    I’d love to try Cowpeas!

  197. Hannah

    Oh, my. Purple carrots? Yes, please.

  198. Melissa

    I would like to try The Siamese Dragon Stir Fry Mix. I love Asian greens.

  199. Julie

    I order from Baker Creek at least twice a year (yeah, I’m a bit of an addict!) and always drool over their seed collections. I didn’t find it in time for my summer garden (already going in the ground here in AZ), but next year I want to try the Black Pineapple tomato just because it’s so freaky looking and I think my toddler will love it.

  200. Amanda

    i really want to try some tomatoes!!!

  201. Kelly Lovejoy

    I’m looking forward to trying tatsoi this year!

  202. Jessie Riley

    I would really like to try the White Oxheart Tomato.

  203. Genene

    I want to try Chuffa (among many others) “This plant is also called Ground Almond or Earth Chestnut. The nutty, sweet tasting, small tubers are quite delicious and produced underground on perennial, grass-like plants. An important food crop in Asia Minor and Egypt since ancient times. This delicacy has been grown for thousands of years; only now is it starting to get popular in America. ” I just love the idea of it & I want to see how they taste & how I can use them.

  204. Kimberly Mertz

    I would love to try any of their garden berry varieties. I’m a huge fan of non-GMO seeds…it’s all that I will grow in my garden.

  205. Gayle J

    I would like to try Black Icicle Tomato.

  206. Bambi Griffin

    All of them!!! but for matter of picking one that i didnt purchase this year – Purple Calabash Tomato

  207. Mare S

    This is my first year gardening and creating one, so this is definitely a great giveaway for me. I’d love to try peppers and cabbage. I think I already have strawberries growing from the people who owned the house before me, but I’m not sure.

  208. Mary Corcoran

    I want to try the San Marzano tomatoes that they are giving away in CA to promote the Label It (GMO) campaign.

  209. Cheryl

    Thai Red Roselle – what a magnificent specimen with such gorgeous color and unique qualities! I would absolutely love to smell the flowers, see how intense the color is, and explore options for utilizing its flavor. <3

  210. John Throgmorton

    Cosmic Purple Carrot

  211. Kayla

    After reading their book I’m really curious to try Amaranth.

  212. Marie

    I would LOVE to try and grow the Tigerella tomato ?

  213. Sarah

    Always see tomatillos in the store and would be interested in trying them out!


    What an awesome give-away!! Wow, would love to try ALL of the seeds especially the tomatoes. Love Love Love Baker Creek Heirlooms ?

  215. Jen

    I love Baker Creek. I always love looking through their catalogs each season and drool over all the unique offerings. I’ve always wanted to grown the Cream of Saskatchewan watermelon

  216. Barbara Berry

    I would love to try Orange King Calendula in my goat milk soaps. Calendula are an old timey remedy for skin problems.

  217. Connie Cochran

    Ananas Noire or Black Pineapple Tomato … wow is that exciting and different!!!

  218. Scott

    What the heck is Amaranth, who cares, it looks cool!

  219. Mari

    Would totally love to try growing sorghum, especially since I discovered you can pop it like popcorn!

  220. Angela H

    wow, what a wonderful website! I just placed my first order, and I’ve never heard of any of the things I ordered! Paul Robeson Tomato, Petit Gris de Rennes Melon, Siamese Dragon Stir Fry Mix, and ten more. I’m so excited to grow my own heirloom veggies since I’ve been buying them at the markets for years now.

  221. Nancy Raifsnider

    I would like to plant Early Purple Vienna Kohlrabi this year.

  222. Christopher Williams

    Missouri Heirloom Yellow Flesh is what I would like to try.

  223. Tanya Loso

    I would like to try the roselle. It looks beautiful and sounds very intriguing with its uses.

  224. Lisa

    I would love to try a spaghetti squash!

  225. Bob Yoho

    I want to try growing quinoa. Unfortunately, Baker Creek ran out of the Shelly 25 Black variety seed when I placed my order. Oh, well, next year.

  226. peggy-jean robinson

    I would love to try the Delice de la Table melon and I want to look as happy as David Leroy Kaiser looks in their catalog!!!

  227. katie blackwell

    You have sparked my interest and I will try growing grains in a pot! I consistantly find myself gazing at the beautiful amaranth flowers. I never considered a pot, I just knew I didn’t have room to grow them in my yard! Thank you

  228. Donna D

    I would love to try the white-tomesol tomato and a bunch of others, they have a wonderful site!… We raise a pretty good sized garden each year and I would love to grow some veggies I have never seen before! I looked around the site some.. looking to see if they might have a seedless tomato. I would love to find some that are seedless. chocho1957 at hotmail.com

  229. Jennifer

    It’s really mean to make me pick just one! The dwarf coffee plant might be kinda cool to try. How neat would it be to grow your own coffee?!?

  230. sue mcmillen

    I think that I would like to try the rosita eggplant! I don’t believe that we have ever y grown eggplant. I think that I may have cooked one once. The picture is just so beautiful! They are not to big so it wouldn’t seem overwhelming to me. It seems to me that most eggplant are huge! Rosita eggplant is small and just the right size for a meal! Thank you!

  231. Sherri Peterson

    I would LOVE to grow some Precoce D’Argenteuil Asparagus and then grill it up for my family!

  232. Susan HJ

    I’ve never heard of roselle. Sounds yummy!

  233. sarah

    I want to try out the Connecticut Field Pumpkins!

  234. Stacie K

    Wow.. impressed with the selection of seeds. I want to try some of the garden berries.. not sure if I could just name one though… papaya is the big one though.

  235. Bethany G

    I would like to try growing Salsify.

  236. Maggie Drake

    I would love to try the Chiriman Winter Squash…I am down to my last lonely Delicata from last year, and I’m thinking about new types to try this year…..besides, doesn’t everyone love a cheery man?

  237. Amber p

    I LOVE baker creek seeds! That is all I planted last year! I think if I had to pick something new to grow that I have not done before it would be a grain like oats or sesame.

  238. Kim

    I would love to try the Muscade Carrots. I love carrots!!!!

  239. Neil

    I was just getting ready to order some King of the Garden Lima beans today!

  240. KarinSDCA

    Salsify??? Never heard of those before!!! I want to try lima beans. YUM!!!

  241. Billy Compton

    I’d like to try the True Black Brandywine seeds that Baker Creek has. I have tried several of the Brandywine varieties of tomatoes but I haven’t tried this one yet. I also love those Paul Robeson black tomatoes.

  242. Wendy M

    Gelber Englischer Custard Squash. Seems they are already sold out for the 2012 season, but it’s already on my Wish List for 2013.

  243. Linda B.

    I would love to try tomatillo verde! Seriously! I have fallen in love with green salsa and want to make my own!!!

  244. brandy reynolds

    Goats Horn Peppers sound awesome!

  245. Tina

    The one thing I’ve been dying to grow this year is the Kabouli Black Garbanzo beans. Who wouldn’t love some purple hummus!?! ?

  246. Heather

    I would like to try the Purple of Sicily cauliflower.

  247. Jenny Sparks

    I would love to grow black futsu squash–actually, my seeds should be here any day because I ordered some from them!!!! They are supposed to taste like hazelnuts! Well see ?

  248. Sarah-Jane

    Would love to try Waltham Butternut Squash since a. I live on Waltham Road and b. never tried to grow a squash yet!

  249. Shawn

    I would love to try the Cosmic Purple Carrot. Love Carrots.

  250. Teri H

    Love to grow Leeks

  251. Wendy

    I have always wanted to grow Salsify and perhaps also Cardoon~ both old-fashioned and completely unique vegetables that are not available in any store that I know of!

  252. christy

    little finger carrots, so my little boy can grow them himself and enjoy harvesting and eating them! ?

  253. Angela W

    I would love to try the mixed lettuce! Nothing beats fresh greens! ?

  254. Laura R.

    I would like to try the lettuce mix. Love salads but never tried to grow lettuce.

  255. Victoria Smith

    I want to try fennel.

  256. Wendi

    Huge Lemon Oxheart tomatos, they are a yellow tomato i have always wanted to try to grow more of a variety of tomato than the few same ones over and over

  257. Shelley

    I want to try Tomatillo Verde, I have alot of receipes that use these, but the ones in the store produce aisles do not look very good.

  258. Laura R.

    Tomatoes..not had much luck in the past but my family LOVES them:)

  259. Heather S

    I would like to try growing kohlrabi.

  260. Kathie

    Kabouli black garbanzo beans look really great. Would love to see if I could grow.

  261. Karen

    Always wanted to try growing artichokes

  262. Laura R.

    Kabouli Black Garbanzo Beans..love Garbanzo beans..especially in salads!

  263. Amy

    I would love to try the ground cherries, but I have a pretty small garden, so it’ll have to wait until we move! I would also like to experiment with cover crops during the winter.

  264. Nicole W

    I really want a taste of green machine melon!

  265. Laura R.

    collards and kale..yummy!

  266. Craig

    I am trying a new tomato this year: purple calabash tomato. It is supposed to be the most purple in the purple family. I’ve have them seeded and now awaiting them to poke their heads through.

  267. Chris Boyer

    Scarlet Runner Beans- one of many varieties I’d love try…

  268. Myra

    Michihli Cabbage to make pot stickers and egg rolls. Yummm!

  269. Lesa W.

    I would love to try the various colors of tomatoes.

  270. Laura R.

    Pandora Striped Rose eggplant..very beautiful. Love eggplant cooked any way.

  271. Lisa W.

    There are so many I’d like to try! LOL I’d love to try the dishcloth gourd (luffa). Its a strange but useful plant and I like useful but love strange. I want some tree kale too but didnt see that at their site.

  272. jess

    I’d love to try Dragon’s Egg Cucumbers for my myth loving son!

  273. Craig

    I am also trying purple potatoes. This is the year for me to strike out on exotic colors.

  274. Cindy Bauman

    I would love to try the Yellow Wonder Strawberries! Thank you soooooooo much for saving “REAL” seeds ?

  275. Jodi Swenson

    I would love to try the Mammoth Sandwich Island Salsify.

  276. Laura R.

    Have never seen spineless okra..so would like to grow Clemson Spineless Okra. Just starting to grow vegetables from seeds. Trying so we can get organic seeds to get our family into a healthier diet.

  277. Heather Stafinsky

    My kids and I would love to try the Strawberry popcorn!

  278. Leah Lord

    I’ve actually just placed an order with Baker a couple of days ago. One of the varieties I’ll be trying is the San Marzano tomato.

  279. Veronica

    I want to start growing some parsnips. Yum!

  280. ava

    I would love to try any one of the Heirloom tomatoes, but the Mortgage Lifter the most

  281. Traci Bray

    I have always loved Cherokee Black Beans!

  282. Tricia T.

    I have never heard of Kohlrabi but would give it a try.

  283. Linda Phillippi

    I want to try the Minnesota Midget Melons as I live in Charlo, Montana.

  284. Jennifer M.

    I would love to grow the mini red turban squash. This is my first year growing heirloom seeds and I am very excited!! I would also like to send out a big THANK YOU to all the hardworking people who preserve and save heirloom seeds!!

  285. Lisa Evanoff

    Jersey Giant Tomato – It is near extinction! I must do my part to save this juicy tomato ?

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  287. Moe

    I would like to grow Beets. Thanks, Moe

  288. Beth

    The Cassabanana Is just plain cool looking! bethsbookreviewblog2 AT gmail DOT com

  289. Cindy Worch

    Love trying new veggies!!!

  290. Beeb Ashcroft

    I would love to grow artichokes! Thank you for the giveaway!

  291. Pam

    Large Leaf Tong Ho!

  292. Sheryle

    I would like to try Aubergine Du Burkina Faso Eggplant. Looks interesting!

  293. BethBraun

    I was given some salsify by someone who didn’t know what the roots were at the grocery store. Had a good flavor cooked! Baker carries Mammoth Sandwich Island Salsify and it’s culture seems easy enough, so I’d like to try it…

  294. barbara wright

    I’ve grown pretty much everything I ever wanted, having lived both up north and now down south, but I’d love to try the Sunset Lettuce

  295. MJ Lai

    I would love to try out the Japanese Black Trifele ! I’m all about tomatoes these days… ?

  296. caroline

    Im hoping to have success with BC ping tung eggplant this year. That is actually how I first found them as they have largest selection of eggplant seed around.

  297. Esther

    I would like to try rutabaga the American purple top. My mom had it in england but it was called something else and she loved it!

  298. Connie

    Minnesota Sweet winter Squash. i live in Minnesota and found these seeds on Baker Creek. I have actually ordered them ?

  299. Sherry

    I have been looking for the “butter beans” that I grew up eating and I think they may be the KING OF THE GARDEN lima beans they offer. This would be my pick of something new to try. I’ll be ordering a package of these after next payday.

  300. Karen Rivera

    I would love to try the Strawberry Spinach…Something new to me and I like that the berry fruits it produces are also edible.

  301. Judy C

    I would love to try the Turkish orange eggplant. What a colorful addition to the garden!

  302. laurie damrose

    Chinese Cabbage

  303. Dustin

    artichokes! Never tried, not even sure if they’d grow here!

  304. carrie stuttgen

    hmmmmmm I have never heard of a cardoon this garden is fabulous

  305. Rebecca

    I would love to gro spaghetti squash and Pennsylvania crookneck squash

  306. Anne Wood

    There is so much I want to try but I am going with the Brightess Brilliant Quinoa

  307. Anne Wood

    I also noticed they have mugwort which I have been looking for for ages.

  308. Deb K

    Candy Cane Beets for sure!

  309. Amanda

    Just getting my order ready for Baker’s Creek…loving the dragon’s tongue bean…can’t wait to try it and see what the kids think. ?

  310. Wendy

    We’ve always wanted to grow varieties of heirloom tomatoes. They have so many to choose from! I’d like to try growing the Tigerella Tomatoes.

  311. Sandy Botello

    I would love to try the Paul Robeson tomatoes..They look delicious!

  312. Danielle Downey

    Georgia rattlesnake melon please!

  313. Jill

    I would love to grow the Delicata Squash.

  314. Annie Fale

    I think I would like to try some of the holstein cow peas…they look like the would make yummy bean soup.

  315. Ann H.

    Kentucky Beefsteak looks like a wonderful big orange tomato.

  316. Keleen

    Cardoon. Never heard of it!

  317. Anna Cooper


  318. Margaret Goodwin

    So many goodies to choose from! I would love to try the Tonda Di Parigi Carrot. I do all of my growing in containers and these would be a perfect size to try.

  319. Trinh

    I would love to try to grow the white Snowberry tomato because its description makes it sound so yummy. I’m a bit hesitant to try another cherry tomato though because I really didn’t like the taste of the first batch I grew last year.

  320. Christina S.

    I would really like to try a white cherry tomato, Snowberry or Snow White.

  321. Marlene P

    I would like to try growing Carentan Leeks. : )

  322. Julie B

    Cimmaron lettuce, beautiful and says it’s heat resistant.

  323. erin

    Merveille des Quatre Saisons Lettuce. I adore the thought of growing something that is from a seed starting in the 1800’s, that it’s french (!) and it looks simply beautiful.

  324. abby

    I have ordered from seed savers in the past but decided to try Baker Creek this year and I’ve just started my seeds inside this past weekend! We will be trying the Shin Kuroda 5″ Carrot this year, never planted carrots before so I’m hopeful!

  325. MaureenJ

    Can’t wait to get out there and dig! lol

  326. Lezlie Wright

    I have bought several seeds from Baker Seeds this year and have been very happy with all of them. I found some seeds that I have never heard of but one that stood out was Melocoton would love to try it.

  327. Shannon Wallace

    I would love to try Garden Huckleberry! ?

  328. Rose

    Black from tula is a tomato I would like to try!

  329. Darin J

    Orange Bell Peppers: always looking for a new color to add to my summer salads! ?

  330. Joy Askew

    I would love to try the Rainbow Sweet Inca Corn. I love corn and remember as a child picking corn from our garden and eating it raw, fresh of the stock.

  331. Kathleen

    The melocotin sounds delish. Would love to try growing it up the side of my decks.

  332. J

    I’ve been wanting to try the Jelly Melon! It looks and sounds like it would be so cool for the kids, but so far haven’t tried it. ?

  333. Betty Mullen

    Oh the moon-and-stars watermelon is my choice for sure! I have the best memories of summer watermelon fresh from my Mom’s garden, and the Moon-and-stars looks so pretty!

  334. Bonnie

    Have just sown a few Baker Creek seeds inside – Russian Kale and variety of tomatoes. Can’t wait for the rain to stop so I can start working the soil in the garden.

  335. Nicole Sender

    I’d like to try Canton Bok.

  336. Sandy

    Orange Master Pomegranate ( a extra-dwarf pomegranate that I could bring it during the winter.)

  337. Venus M.

    Would love to plant the Starlight Sensation – Scented Stocks .

  338. Stephen Hepner

    cant say Ive ever heard of Salsify but it sounds interesting.

  339. Sue

    Would love to try it all and share the bounty with our church friends and family.

  340. Jessica

    A few I’d like to try: Zucchini Lungo Bianco Orange Master Pomegranate Ground Cherry Yellow Wonder Wild Strawberry Strawberry Popcorn Thanks so much for an amazing giveaway!

  341. Dorian

    I want to try the Rouge D’Alger Cardoon!!!

  342. Diann Cornell

    I’d like to try Japanese pickling eggplant.

  343. kathy brower

    violetta itallia cauliflower.

  344. Kim

    I would like to try chioggia beets. I have ordered from them for several seasons and love their seeds. Even went there once to choose my seeds. Love their beautiful catalogs!!

  345. Solducky

    I love the purple podded pole beans!

  346. Lynda Del

    The cardoon sounds interesting!

  347. Nellie v

    I’d love to try the Cosmic Purple Carrots. I’ve never grown carrots before and these look fun.

  348. Amy Miller

    Well…my wish list is well over 40 items, but I am definitely trying Dragon’s Egg Cucumber and Carbon Tomatoes and Sweet Dumpling Squash! You have a great blog, btw. Your description of an enthusiastic amateur who likes to dream big could describe me as well! Thanks for the opportunity of a great giveaway! Baker Creek seems like a great company.

  349. Serena Powell

    The Carrots look amazing! My mom would love having the Southern Package, she use to have heirloom tomatoes but the plant was destroyed.

  350. Jen Miserendino

    We would love to try Purple Beauty Peppers!

  351. Michelle B.

    Well, watermelon would be the obvious choice because my three boys and I LOVE watermelon (seriously, I can’t keep enough in the house during the summer)…but…I have to say eggplant. Strange but true, yes, eggplant…my parents love eggplant parmesean and I would love to be able to make a homemade version of it for them!

  352. Lindsy Smith

    I want to try to grow the Birds Eye!! They are sooo pretty!! ?

  353. Barb

    Chiriman winter squash. It’s a Japanese heirloom squash that’s resistant to squash borers, which is a problem I have in my garden.

  354. Bonnie Pooley

    I would love to grow anything but weeds in my garden ; )

  355. Michele Behlen

    We always had a garden at home .My dad liked to try at least one new thing every year. The only ones I haven’t heard of our Melocotom, Agranth and Cardoon. I’m not sure what you do with them or if they could be grown in upstate New York

  356. Jackie Koller

    My 2 1/2 year old son loves broccoli. He would rather eat that then candy. I would love to be able to grow fresh for him.

  357. April V.

    I’d never heard of cowpeas before so I’d like to try them!

  358. Tracy ~ A Natural Process

    I would like to try the Purple Podded Pole Beans.

  359. tree

    i’d love to try the Strawberry spinach! How cool!! i’ve never heard of it before, but now have it on my list of seeds/plants to purchase!! thanks for the chance!!! enchantedtree(at)hotmail.com

  360. andrea

    We would love to try and plant broccoli

  361. christine weideman

    i would try the tigger mellon

  362. debbie

    I would like to try the gypsy tomato.

  363. lonnie

    Wow! I want to plant all those seeds.

  364. Kam Thornhill

    I also am a gardener with more dreams than experience but learning something new each day is half of the fun ? Love the enthusiasm in your blog and also Baker’s Creek especially the varieties available…I think that the varieties that I am most curious about are both tomatoes ; one being Reisetomate which looks far more strange than any other tomato and tastes like a raw lemon and on the sweeter side Great White which supposedly tastes like a cross between fresh pineapple, melon and guava….I think that even my tomato hating son would like that one ? Good luck with your garden and keep dreaming.

  365. Sheila K.

    I’d like to try to grow leeks to put in my home-made vegetable soup!

  366. Joe Feser

    Love-Lies-Bleeding Amaranthhttp://rareseeds.com/love-lies-bleeding-red-amaranth.html

  367. Kambrea

    I would like to try Ananas Noire or Black Pineapple tomatoes. very cool!

  368. evans s

    I would like to try Roselle,

  369. Emily

    The cassabanana sounds interesting to grow!

  370. Eileen Burke

    The Mary Washington Asparagus, I’ve always heard asparagus is hard to grow and you have to wait a few years to reap the rewards so we’ll seeeeee

  371. Laurie

    I’d like to try the Purple of Sicily Cauliflower. I’ve been using Cauliflower a lot more the past few months and the purple color is just stunning!

  372. Benji

    Reisetomate Tomato.

  373. April Decheine

    What an awesome Giveaway! I want to grow Chinese Cabbage!!

  374. Lizzie

    I am dreaming of the Rainbow Swiss Chard. I don’t know if I’ve had it, so I don’t know if I’ll like it, but it is just so gorgeous!

  375. Karen @ Tasty Trials

    Holy cow! This is amazing. I am so intrigued by the cosmic purple carrots…so fun!

  376. Heather | Farmgirl Gourmet

    What an incredible giveaway! I love love love Baker Creek! My fave seeds to grow are the Black from Tula tomatoes. THE. BEST. TOMATO. EVER!

  377. Glenda Embree

    Heather, that is so exciting to hear. Black from Tula is one of the varieties that we are growing, this year. Thanks for stopping by!

  378. Margot S.

    Orangeglo watermelon looks like something my kids would enjoy growing and eating!

  379. Laurie Jesch-Kulseth

    Oh gosh! What a fun website! I’m a huge sucker for heirloom tomatoes, so I’ll say the Copia — but anything from their collection would be amazing!

  380. Brent A

    I just got a new house and would like to put in some new square food gardens and grow some carrots, green peppers, and peas to start with.

  381. Karyn M. Newton

    I would love to grow kohlrabi. I was introduced to it a couple of years ago and I love the stuff!

  382. Jen @ Happy Little Homemaker

    The baby blue hubbard. I didn’t know there were little ones!

  383. Rita A

    The Cosmic Purple Carrot would be interesting to grow!

  384. Kelly D

    I’ve never heard of Strawberry Spinach before, it would be fun to try growing.

  385. Donna L

    I have never heard of sorghum.

  386. Cheryl McKay

    Can’t wait to see how the Orange Fleshed Purple Smudge tomatoes turn out! Starting indoors this weekend – put may put a couple out because of the crazy nice weather! Thanks Baker Creek!

  387. Anna

    Love to check out the Ananas Noire or Black Pineapple

  388. Sammi

    tomatillo verde – I could make salsa!

  389. Ishbel Lane

    I want to grow more melons this year! A new variety on my list is the Tigger Melon. So stunning.

  390. Amy M

    Variegata di Chioggia Radicchio sure looks interesting!

  391. Holly S.

    I’ve never heard of Kohlrabi! They have such an amazing selection!

  392. Laura Lane

    Chadwick Cherry tomato

  393. ellen

    I have never heard of Precoce D’Argenteuil asparagus and it is fascinating they are growing it in the same state I am in!

  394. Katy M. A.

    I have never heard of a Cassabanana before!!! ?

  395. Tiffany M.

    I’ve never heard of Parisienne Carrots, but it does say they are ‘French’– and I do want to travel to France someday… I think it would be interesting to grow them and see how they taste.

  396. Lyndell

    I would love to try melocoton. My mother in law has been talking about this for year’s but i’ve never seen it in the US.

  397. Leslie

    I’ve never grown cauliflower, but I love eating it!! I’d like to try to snowball self-blanching cauliflower.

  398. MJ Moore

    I want to try them all- new to me is strawberry spinach which sounds so fun!

  399. Barbara

    I want to try the Paul Robeson Tomato. Thanks for a chance to win.

  400. Jennifer M.

    The toothache plant…….never heard of that one!

  401. Jenna Osborne

    Cosmic Purple Carrot and so many varieties of tomato!

  402. Maria Balmeo

    I love growing vegetables in our back yard. The item that i never heard of is “Cassabana” … pretty interesting. Thanks for the opportunity, riadeliza823(at)ymail(dot)com

  403. Lori Davis

    I’d like to grow asparagus!

  404. Amy

    I might be kind of plain for saying this, but I’d want the squash seeds! I use squash for EVERYTHING in the summer!

  405. Aimee Jongejan

    I know NOTHING about growing a veggie garden but I’ve always wanted to try! So glad I found your blog!! Id like to try growing brussels sprouts because my family LOVES them. I didn’t know there were two varities – looks like the Catskills would be nice to start with.

  406. Dagmar ~ Dagmar's momsense

    Glenda, I so want to win this! My little son is going to start a 4H group and I would love for the kids to be able to learn to garden with all of these seeds! And I would love to start our own container garden or straw bale garden at our house.

  407. Dagmar ~ Dagmar's momsense

    I would love to grow carrots. I remember doing that as a kids and I’d love my son to see that ?

  408. Leslie Williams

    I’d love to try and grow Rouge d’Alger Cardoon. Sounds interesting and I’ve never heard of it!

  409. Lee Black

    I would like to try the Violet de Provence Artichoke.

  410. Melissa

    I want to try growing Cassabanana Melocoton!!!

  411. sharon

    I would like to try Mennonite sorghum. I’m enjoying your blog, ty!

  412. melinda hawkins

    im not sure what bok choy is, but id give it a try!!!

  413. Emily Dudley

    Dragon’s Egg Cucumber …look tasty and cute!

  414. carole

    love to try tomatillos

  415. Ann Ba.

    I love Turnips…would love to grow them!

  416. Linda @ Linda's Lunacy

    I’ve never heard of cassabanana melocotons before. They sound interesting.

  417. Cathy A

    Cardoon is certainly an interesting name for a veggie! I have never heard of it but would give it a try

  418. victoria lester

    I’d like to grow the Basil – Cinnamon. I love growing herbs.

  419. courtney b

    i’ve always wanted to grow green onions, but never tried

  420. misty

    I would really like to try to grow the May Washington Asparagus. We eat asparagus often in my house, so growing my own would be perfect.

  421. kristen

    I have never heard of Cardoon before. Interesting!

  422. Michael Cummins

    I would love to try “Dragon Tongue” Bean

  423. lindamincy taylor

    I would love to try some of the squash

  424. Vera S

    I would like to try the Country Gentleman Sweet Corn. ?

  425. Ida Yu

    Oh my goodness, ANY of those delicious heirloom tomatoes!!! The ananas noire looks amazing!!!

  426. Carolyn G

    I want to grow the Cannibal Tomato Eggplant

  427. Amanda Kinder

    I don’t think I’ve ever heard of Salsify. Interesting!

  428. Michelle


  429. vickie

    I have always wanted to try heirloom tomatoes and the Black Icicle tomato sounds neat to try

  430. liz carlin

    I love seeds.

  431. liz carlin

    I love seeds.

  432. alicia wallace

    The Birds Eye Wildflower

  433. Jen S.

    I’d love to grow some of my own herbs such as lavender and echinacea.

  434. Amy W.

    I’d like to try growing the Blue Curled Scotch Kale.

  435. DeeAnn S

    I’ve never heard of the Cassabanana! I’d like to try my hand at growing it. Thanks.

  436. Charlotte Padgett

    I’ve never grown nor eaten Kale, so I would like to try one of them-probably the Blue curled Scotch.

  437. Ann*

    I have never tried parsnips and would like to try them

  438. Mary A

    I’d like to try growing bokchoy as it’s one of my favorite vegetables

  439. Denise B.

    I would like to try the “Homestead Tomatoe”.

  440. brandy g.

    Love to try growing the Dragon Egg cucumbers

  441. Danelle Carvell

    I’d like to try growing swiss chard because I like the way it sounds.

  442. Connie B

    I’d like to try to grow some Ching Chang Bok Choy this year



  444. Cheryl Free

    I’d love to try growing asparagus ? *Thanks* for the giveaway!

  445. Lynn

    Pink Flamingo Chard, wouldn’t know what to do with it, but i hope it makes the garden pretty!

  446. Kathleen Downes

    The Reisetomate Tomato is the weirdest tomato I’ve ever seen. Not sure I’d want to eat it based on the description but it’s just fascinating. I would love to try the Golden Midget Watermelon.

  447. Noelle Cagle

    I would like to try the Sagittarius Gourd Melon

  448. Erika P.

    I want to grow the Sweet Beverley Tomatoes.

  449. ANDREA M

    The cassabanana!!!!

  450. Kerrie G

    I have never heard of the Cassabanana! I would love to try it

  451. Russell Moore

    The Royal Hillbilly tomato. My grandfather was a tomato farmer. In his honor.

  452. Danielle

    I would love to try the Dishcloth/Loofa Squash, I looked it up and it can actually be used as a dishcloth how amazing is that, and they last for several years. The flowers are said to be beautiful and it grows 15ft.

  453. Sassy

    swiss chard

  454. Cindy Merrill

    I would love to try the Yellow Wonder Wild Strawberries.

  455. Kitty

    I’d like to grow the Dakota Black Popcorn CN136.

  456. Vicky C.

    I’d love to try amaranth, leek s for my soups, green beans, some melons, and so much more. Gardening is beautiful!

  457. Leslie Guenther

    I would love to grow my own tomatos and squash.

  458. Sylvia

    I have never heard of Roselle

  459. Virginia Rowell

    I have never heard of Swiss Chard. Love to try growing it!

  460. patricia skinner

    I would love to grow purple hull pinkeye cowpeas or the bluegoose cowpeas.

  461. Gianna

    Friariello Di Napoli Pepper.

  462. debbie jackson

    rorselle sounds so great and old fashioned, love to try it

  463. Kristie

    I have never heard of Grumolo Biondo Golden Chicory

  464. Jennifer

    would love to try the Amerikanskiy Sladkiy Tomato

  465. Elena V

    I’d like to try the Cassabanana! Even the name is fun.

  466. Ashley McLure

    I’d love to try to grow lavendar.

  467. Christine

    The Siamese Dragon Stir Fry Mix

  468. Dagmara

    I would love to try Swiss Chard

  469. moniquehasana

    The Purple Carrots sounds very interesting and good. I wish I knew which ones didn’t require lots of direct sun light. Have a bless week and thanks

  470. Leah Swelfer

    I would love to try and grow the tomatillos!

  471. s riches

    I would like to try growing cardoon.

  472. Jannie Bryant

    I would try growing lavendar

  473. Melissa Metcalf

    I’d like to try the “Mammoth Sandwich Islands” Salsify. I’ve heard it’s supposed to taste somewhat like oysters, but was a good deal during the mid-1800’s…and I have three heirloom gardens to plant this season ?

  474. lisa

    Mary Washington Asparagus

  475. Susan Chester

    I have never heard of Thai Red Roselle. It’s pretty and interesting.

  476. Beth

    I’m going to be trying Mountain Princess tomato this year, along with several other OP varieties from Baker Creek. I’d love to win and be able to try a bunch of different things that I wouldn’t normally try!

  477. Billie

    I’ve never heard of Meloncoton. I would love to learn how to garden.

  478. NeKisha Rowe

    I would like to try their Marini d’ chiogia squash. So interesting!

  479. Chelle

    The Red Mushroom Peppers and the Purple Jalapeno look awesome! I’ve never seen either.

  480. sandy

    rareseeds.com is just that they have Lemongrass seeds! so cool i must get some!

  481. noreen

    I have never heard of melocoton CassabananA

  482. Jean F

    bok choy – I love the taste!

  483. cynthia

    Butternut Waltham Squash

  484. Lynn

    cassabanana melocotons ~ look interesting! Never heard of them before and I just placed an order with Bakers after looking at (I thought) all their veggies lol!

  485. sarah

    never heard of Cassabanana – Melocoton. Sounds/looks like an interesting veggie to try.

  486. Anja M.

    I would love to grow Watermelons.

  487. tamra childers

    I would like to try to grow Bok Choy

  488. teawench

    I’d like to try amaranth. I’ve heard of it but didn’t know it was classified as a veggie.

  489. Stacey P (cosaver213)

    European Mesculun Mix

  490. Shaiha

    This contest is just perfect. We want to try gardening for the first time this year. And what a great prize! I have never heard of Cardoon.

  491. Anne N.

    love to try Nature’s Riddle Tomato

  492. susan varney

    i’ve never heard of the cardoon

  493. Happi Shopr

    I’d like to get an herb garden going so I’d love to get some rosemary, thyme, basil, chives and cilantro

  494. Audrey Griffis

    we love peas so i’d love to try the different ones they have me and my daughter fight over them ? fresh is the best ?

  495. sarah

    I can’t pick just one they are also beautiful! Simply drooling!

  496. Denae

    Victoria Rhubarb. I do not have rhubarb at my place, and would love to start my own patch!

  497. Sue Burmeister

    Tomatoes are one of my favorite veggies..so many ways to use them! But I never heard of Grannie Cantrell’s German Red tomato. Sounds delicious with a great story besides!

  498. Misty Smith

    I’ve never heard of the Royal Golden Watermelon. It would be interesting to grow those.

  499. Roxanna

    The Orangeglo watermelon would be FAB! Thanks so much for the chance.

  500. meredith

    the moon and stars watermelon sounds fun

  501. Marthalynn

    I’d love to try Thai RW Tender Amaranth for salads and soups!

  502. Marthalynn

    there wasn’t an extra info box, but I am subscribed to your emails as acluisi at hotmail

  503. Devona Fryer

    I would love to grow my own cucumbers. I love them and they’re great in salads. It would be great to grow things you use in a salad and be able to go out in your garden and pick fresh veggies to make a salad. It would be a dream come true. The cost is rising so high too.

  504. Kylie C

    I’d love to try growing the Extra Dwarf Pak Choy! They sound perfect for succession planting and eating whole in stir fries!

  505. Michelle Tucker

    I’ve never heard of salsify, I’d love to give it a whirl.

  506. Amanda S.

    I would love to grow broccoli. Seems like it’s more of an early spring thing and I guess we put our garden out too late. But I’d love to go out and pick fresh broccoli for broccoli and cheese. Mmmm….

  507. Tom

    Violetta Precoce Artichoke – Lovely, pointed, purple artichokes is all that I have to say. ; )

  508. denise

    You mean I have to pick only one I’d love to try growing!? While I am familiar with the seed selections on Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds I would say I’d love to give Brussels sprouts a try. I live in Georgia, I have sort of convinced myself that growing Brussels is a bit more difficult because its stays so blasted humid and hot here, especially the past two years. I love growing from seed and I love gardening. I will try to grow anything I can and I am always on the prowl for something new . . . from hiking through the forest to pulling over on the side of the road because I see an interesting plant. Or, my favorite, a simple conversation with a random stranger that blossoms into an exchange of knowledge, tips and tricks, a few wives tales and a lead to discovering new seed. Gardening is my stress reliever and my therapy, planting a seed and waiting for the morning I walk to my brood and notice tiny leaves forming is more exciting than kissing your first love. You know EXACTLY what I am talking about too! ? I am not very technology savvy with the twitter and facebook thing but in the garden it is my world, the pace is slower, less stressful, and far less desensitizing than the way things seem to be now. What swells of comfort, happiness, and delicate fragrance wave over all the senses, with every foot step that crushes sweet herbs and flowers it reveals flavorful smells from such edible perfection. I can not WAIT for late spring and early summer! Flowers, various edibles, birds, and insects call and dance their life around the gardener as if to teach us how fulfilling, rewarding, and wonderful life can be. I can not tell you how excited I am to have a small chance, an opportunity, to perhaps find myself with an array of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds!! Thank you for your time, Denise

  509. carol clark

    Chinese Pak Choy that is what id like to grow

  510. Patricia Wojnar Crowley

    I’d love to try the Yellow Wonder Wild Strawberries!

  511. nancy

    I’d like to try the Bleu De Solaise leeks nblexp ( at ) gmail (dot) com

  512. Emily

    I would love to grow some squash! My kids love them sooooo much!!

  513. Amy Garner


  514. david basile

    Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach

  515. Kristi F

    Romanesco Italia Broccoli looks fascinating!

  516. Paula Michele Hafner

    I want to try the Purple Cosmic Carrots.

  517. Belinda Shaw

    I’ve never heard of Swiss Chard.

  518. Mary Dailey

    I would love to try the Oregano Vulgare

  519. alisa

    cassabanana sounds interesting!

  520. Chelsea Wong

    How awesome is this giveaway! I would like to try growing bok choy, yum!

  521. Claire

    I’ve never heard of Rouge d’Alger Cardoon!

  522. AndreaH

    There are so many different beans I’ve never heard of! I’d love to try out Royalty Purple Pod Bush Bean. Such a pretty color. AndreaH davandihamilton (at) gmail (dot) com

  523. a marie hj saver

    cowpeas sound fun to me!

  524. Alisha L.

    I’d LOVE to try my hand at growing Precoce D’Argenteuil Asparagus bakergurl02 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  525. Barbara

    I would love to try the Hssiao His Hung Shih tomatoes; they remind me a lot of a pear tomato I used to eat at a child when visiting my grandmother’s house. They were delicious!

  526. nessa barker

    would love to grow moon & stars watermelon they just look so beautiful

  527. Debbie C

    I see so many I want to grow, one is the Boothby’s Blonde Cucumber. chrisdeglen(at)gmail(dot)com

  528. chadro

    I’d like to grow parsley

  529. Jill

    I don’t think I’ve ever heard of Sorghum. Hmmm.

  530. michele p

    I want to try the tomatillo verde because we use it alot in Guatemalan recipes.

  531. Debra F

    I would love to try to grow their Precoce D’Argenteuil Asparagus

  532. tina page

    I am planning on adding eggplant to my garden this year. I know it grows well with tomatoes and I grow ALOT of tomatoes!

  533. Kate

    never heard of Cassabanana but I love fruits, thought it may be fun to try in sunny fl!

  534. M.C.

    I pretty much want to grow everything, but if I had to choose, I’d choose the Wonderberry.

  535. Knocked Up and Nursing

    sorghum would be fun to grow sarah.robot at gmail dot com

  536. A.Morgan

    I would like to grow some Amarillo Carrots ?

  537. laurie


  538. shawna

    I would love to try the Yellow Wonder Wild Strawberry

  539. Valerie Taylor Mabrey

    Bok Choy! Never heard of it but would like to try it. vmkids3 at msn dot com

  540. Serena

    I have grown most of the commonplace varieties already, but I would love to try growing tomatillos and maybe some kohlrabi too.

  541. Daniel M

    Stowell’s Evergreen Sweet Corn sounds good

  542. Lauren Ayer

    I would love to try growing bok choy… I love it! Thank you for the awesome giveaway!

  543. Kendra Gillilan

    Chinese Chives Mixed or echinacea thanks for the awesome chance

  544. R Hicks

    would like to grow Early Prolific Straightneck Squash SSQ115 brich22 at earthlink dot net

  545. R Hicks

    subscribe via email using ardy22 at earthlink do net brich22 at earthlink dot net

  546. Scott

    We are trying the Victoria Rhubarb. My wife wants to make a pie. I can’t wait.

  547. Gaye M

    I’d love to try some of their tomato varieties, like Ananas Noire (or Black Pineapple),
    Isis Candy Cherry and Mary Robinsons German Bicolor. What a great site!

  548. betty

    I would like to try Tepenuan Canteen Gourd seeds because I have never grown them and I’m wondering what they look like. As a veg. I like the Taiwan Black Seeded Long Bean. ?

  549. Nicole C.

    I would love to try to grow the Flamingo Pink Chard.

  550. Kayte CookWatts

    I have never heard of Roselle!

  551. Jennifer H.

    never heard of cowpeas jenhedger at hotmail dot com

  552. Sus

    Never heard of snake melons.

  553. Mary Somerville

    I have never seen Strawberry Spinach before! Sounds awesome!

  554. Samantha D

    I’ve never heard of cowpeas! Maybe I’d try them!

  555. Joana A

    i have never heard of a pink banana. i love pink they look cute!

  556. Nadine Larsen

    I would love to get the European Mesclun Mix

  557. debbie johnson

    no one in my family has ever grown Catskill Brussels sprouts. we all love them. i would love to try this.

  558. Richard B.

    Large Northern Seed Collection is for me.

  559. Terri Martin

    I would love to try the Sugar Baby Watermelons, I love all melons.

  560. Melanie Montgomery

    I wanna try the cabbage

  561. elven johnson

    I would love to try Lavender.

  562. Heidi

    I’ve never heard of the veggie Salsify, so I would love to try this one. Says it’s great in soups!

  563. Bonnie Peeling

    I would like to try any of the eggplant varieties. Thank you for all of the information on your blog.

  564. Angela W


  565. mary gardner

    melocoton sound really interesting! marygardner49 at aol dot com

  566. jules mcnubbin

    i would love to try the indian spring hollyhock to grow along my fence..

  567. Gaines Simmons

    Hello, how are you? Thank you for this opportunity. I would like to try the ‘cow peas.’

  568. Jessica Rose

    I’ve never heard of Cardoon before

  569. Shannon

    I love kale so it would be great to be able to grow my own

  570. kathy pease

    I have never hears of melocoton http://rareseeds.com/vegetables-d-o/melocoton.html

  571. Jesselyn A/Jesstinger

    Well, I’ve actually HEARD of them all – but have only TRIED to grow (vegetable-wise) tomatoes, variety peppers, carrots, lettuce, radishes, spinach, and pole beans.) I’d love to try the Oriental Greens, Bok Choy, Raddichio and Rutabega (my hubby/honey’s favorite!

  572. Tori

    I’d love to try Melocoton ?

  573. Jennifer Mack

    Sorghum ~I have Celiac Disease so I think this would be interesting to grow~ ?

  574. Jaime Cool

    too many wonderful veggies to choose from, but I would say I would want to try the Tigger Melon!

  575. Julie Longyear

    I want the ground cherries. They eat them in Little House on the Prairie and I was so curious as to what they were and tasted like! ?

  576. shirley pebbles

    I have never heard of kohlrabi?
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  577. Sarah Miller-Kramer

    I would love to grow the Mammoth Sandwich Island Salsify. I’ve never heard of it !

  578. Terri P

    I would love to try the Bird’s Eye. I have never heard of them. Thanks for the contest!

  579. Qhuinn

    I have never heard of a white queen tomato, would like to try that. Thanks for the giveaway.

  580. Beverly Metcalf

    I love growing the cherry tomatoes and the orange banana cherry tomato seeds they have are different. I love the orange color. I love to garden and this contest would be really nice to win. Thanks for the contest!

  581. Theresa Shafer

    Riesentraube Tomato TM132 76-85 days This old German heirloom was offered in Philadelphia by the mid-1800’s. The sweet red 1-oz fruit…

  582. Sara Peters

    The Australian Butter Pumpkin looks adorable, and useful ~ I’d put that baby on a trellis and make it its own little hammock, lol ~ good luck to all!

  583. Shannon Alexander

    I have never heard of cardoon before

  584. Melissa C

    The Chinese Cabbage all the way, I love pak choy!

  585. Brittney House

    I would love to try the kale.

  586. Janackeh


  587. Lori Norris

    I would like to try and grow Long Island Improved Brussels Sprouts.

  588. carol lewis

    How about Michihli Cabbage? I love cabbage and would love to try this. I have to say this is the BEST giveaway! My sil, and granddaughter would go crazy about this! Rachel is 5 and loves to help her daddy plant and even weed!

  589. Breanne

    I’ve never heard of Cardoon

  590. lknott

    The Garden Huckelberry is something new I would like to try! Love to Garden but not as able as I used to!

  591. Andrea Henry

    bok choy ….i’d try it.

  592. Linda Kwolek

    Big Max Pumpkin

  593. Kathi Weiss

    I’d love some Kale seeds.

  594. kristi marie

    I would like to try bok choy. I have never grown it and really don’t know much about it. I picked this as my new veggie for the season!

  595. Tracy

    Thanks so much! Winning is such a blessing to me and my family ?

  596. michelle

    There was a lot of different seeds that I would love to try. If I had to pick one I would say Kohlrabi.

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