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Herb - Anise Hyssop | The Good Seed Company
Anise Hyssop
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Aka as Licorice Mint, this North American native hardy perennial produces copious amounts of nectar, attracting hosts of pollinators. Long-lasting spires of fragrant purple flowers bloom from July-September. Grows 3-4 ft, making a strong vertical garden accent. Valued culinary and medicinal plant. Mint family member. Homestead, permaculture and polyculture garden favorite.

Bachelor Buttons | The Good Seed Company
Bachelor Buttons
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This hardy heirloom is the old-fashioned blue flowered variety, and used to be called corn flower. Adored by bees, butterflies and other pollinators, it grows 3 feet tall and blooms all summer. A wonderful cut flower (it is the canonical lapel flower), the 1-1.5” blossoms also are edible, with a light, spicy clove-like flavor. Flowers make attractive blue food dye, and have medicinal value.

Calendula | The Good Seed Company
Calendula - Pot Marigold
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This hardy self-seeding heirloom, aka “pot marigold,” is a must-have for every home garden. Prolific, long-lasting bright orange flowers that are delicious to eat, make excellent dye plants, and provide antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and wound healing qualities as a treasured, topical medicinal.

Greens - French Sorrel | The Good Seed Company
Greens - French Sorrel
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(Rumex acetosa) This old-world perennial is an early spring green with crisp, arrow-shaped leaves and a lightly tart, lemony flavor. Moreover, it is fabulously nutritious, as the deep roots pull nutrients up into the leaves. Makes a great edible pasture cover crop. Plant it once and you’ll have it each spring. Roots also make a good fabric dye. A favorite for the permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden.


Herb - Bee Balm | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Bee Balm
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This easy-to-grow perennial mint family member, also called Bergamot or Horsemint, produces large attractive fragrant lavender blossoms that the bees and butterflies adore and the deer won’t eat. An excellent companion plant and treasured medicinal. Blooms July-September.

Herb - Borage | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Borage
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Large (3 ft tall) plant with a profusion of bright blue flowers all summer long, adored by bees, making borage a favorite of beekeepers. Young leaves and flowers have a delicate cucumber-like flavor, delightful in summer drinks, cold soups, and salads. Potassium-rich herb long valued as a medicinal by herbalists. Excellent companion plant. Flowers make pretty blue food and fabric dye.
Herb - Caraway | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Caraway
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Fabulous multi-purpose, hardy biennial. Grown primarily for pungent licorice-like seeds that appear in year two, highly valued as a culinary spice and medicinal. The entire plant is edible and also makes an excellent mineral accumulator, pollinator attractor, and companion plant. Delicate feathery foliage is pretty as a garden border. [No shipping to Colorado.]

Herb - Chamomile - German | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Chamomile - German
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An annual form of chamomile that is a treasured medicinal. Prolific petite daisy-like flowers on 12-inch stalks bloom all summer. Plants spread quickly, making a fragrant apple-scented pollinator friendly carpet. Excellent companion and fabric dye plant. Rich source of potassium, calcium and sulfur due to tap root; valuable dynamic mineral accumulator. Reseeds readily. Prized permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.
Herb - Clary Sage | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Clary Sage
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Aka “Clear Eye” and “Eye Bright”, this biennial mint family member produces a potent essential oil prized for centuries by herbalists and perfumers. Flowers and leaves are edible. Highly fragrant flower columns. Pollinator friendly and excellent companion plant for beans, brassicas, carrots. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead favorite. [No shipping to Washington]
Herb - Dill | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Dill
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This elegant plant grows to 5ft tall with delicate feathery foliage. Use the leaves to flavor salads, stews, soups and breads. Collect the seeds for pickling or to add a caraway-like flavor to baked goods. Rich in vitamins, minerals and therapeutic essential oils, herbalists have recommended dill for centuries.
Herb - Figwort | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Figwort
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Aka “woods figwort” and “Rose Noble” this hardy perennial is valued as a medicinal and pollinator plant around the globe. Grows to about 2 ft, with copper-colored flowers blooming July-September. Useful homestead, permaculture and polyculture plant.

Herb - Garlic Chives | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Garlic Chives
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A delightful perennial herb, also known as “Chinese Leeks”. Similar to chives, with flat leaves and the addition of a delicate garlic flavor and aroma. Charming long-lasting edible white flowers appear in August, adored by pollinators. Native to Asia, whole plant is treasured by herbalists. Used topically as antibacterial agent, internally as a whole body tonic and for improving liver and kidney function. Plant by kitchen for ready access or use as companion plant to carrots and cucumbers.

Herb - Lemon Balm | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Lemon Balm
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An aromatic mint family homestead perennial treasured by herbalists for centuries. Native to the Mediterranean and Middle East, it is the classic herb for tea and essential oil remedies. Vibrant green citrus-scented leaves and pollinator-friendly flowers all summer long. Good companion plant. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden favorite.
Herb - Mallow | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Mallow
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Herbaceous, naturalized, bushy multi-functional perennial. Highly prized medicinal and food source - all parts are edible and full of nutrients due to plant’s tap root, which helps accumulate minerals and trace nutrients in the leaves. Fiber source for cordage and cloth, and valued dye plant. Bee pollinator plant with attractive flowers for cutting. Valued permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.

Herb - Marjoram-Sweet | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Marjoram-Sweet
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This mint family member is a milder, sweeter cousin to oregano. Native to the Mediterranean, it excels in tomato-based dishes and Greek cuisine. Also treasured by herbalists for centuries for easing anxiety and insomnia. Makes good companion plant, particularly among the squash and cucumbers. Like all mint family members, sweet marjoram is a good companion plant.
Herb - Milk Thistle | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Milk Thistle
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A beautiful, miraculous, mineral and vitamin-rich multifunctional plant. Seeds are a valued medicinal, both as a liver tonic and liver tissue rebuilder. All parts are edible and highly nutritious, due to the plant's log tap root. The root is delicious raw or steamed; stem is edible, and the young leaves are tasty steamed or as salad greens (remove the prickles). Even the young thistle heads can be steamed like their relative, the artichoke. Striking green leaves with white veins and 2-inch purple flowers. The seeds also are a favorite food for goldfinches. Vigorous self-seeder. [No shipping to Washington, Oregon]
Herb - Motherwort | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Motherwort
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Highly prized cold hardy medicinal biennial. Well-known for balancing cardiovascular dysfunctions and promoting easy childbirth. Also valued dye plant and source for fragrant essential oil. Flowers are pretty in arrangements and tasty additions to soups and teas. Bee pollinator plant. Chinese herb name is Yi mu cao. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant. Good container plant.

Herb - Oregano | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Oregano
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This versatile stalwart garden herb, once established, provides years of use. Beloved by cooks in Italian, Greek and Mexican cuisines, its flavor and aroma hold up well fresh or dried. Also relied on by herbalists for centuries as a potent and valued medicinal.
Rama Tulsi - Holy Basil | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Rama Tulsi - Holy Basil
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3,000 year-old aromatic medicinal and sacred ceremonial plant, aka “Holy Basil”, treasured in the Ayurvedic tradition. Well-characterized mint family member adaptogen that rebalances a host of disorders, including inflammation, arthritis, heart disease, and cancer. Immune system enhancer. Typically ingested as a tea from leaf or flowers, or by essential oil application. Pollinator friendly dye plant that is a good companion for nightshades. Prized permaculture, polyculture and homestead container plant.

Herb - Rosemary | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Rosemary
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Woody perennial herb, long valued for its culinary and medicinal properties. Fragrant edible flowers and leaves. Plant oils have prized antiseptic, antioxidant properties. Excellent companion plant for brassicas, beans and peppers. This mint family member is a treasured permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.
Herb-Sage | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Sage
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Easy to grow sun-loving hardy Mediterranean perennial introduced to North America by European colonizers. Treasured culinary and medicinal herb for centuries. Pretty purple flower spikes adored by bees and butterflies. Excellent insect-repelling companion plant and valued dye plant. Commonly known as "Garden Sage".
Showy Milkweed | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Showy Milkweed
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Aka “Silkweed”, this tall, cold hardy perennial herb is a long valued medicinal. Grows up to 5 ft, with fragrant, showy pink flowers that are a prized butterfly food source and nice cut flower. Flower buds and young shoots are nutritious and tasty thanks to plant's long tap root which brings minerals and micro-nutrients up from the soil's depth. Fiber and seed floss are valued as cordage, paper and cloth resources, and flowers make good fabric dyes. Great in a naturalizing wildflower garden. Essential host plant and food source for Monarch butterfly. Prized permaculture, polyculture and homestead plant.

Herb - Summer Savory | The Good Seed Company
Herb - Summer Savory
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Traditionally used to season beans, this versatile heirloom culinary herb works well with poultry, game, sausage, fish and in salads. A key ingredient in the “Herbs de Provence” blend. Treat as a hardy annual in our climate, and enjoy the masses of purple blossoms that attract the honey bees in summer. Highly valued by herbalists as a medicinal. Excellent companion plant for beans.
Leeks - American Flag | The Good Seed Company
Leek - American Flag
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This fast-growing, frost-tolerant onion family member is loaded with vitamins K and A and has a sweet, delicate flavor. Wonderful raw or sautéed, in soups, stews or salads, and is gentle on your digestive system. Accumulates and stores body-nourishing minerals in its bulb.

Marigold - Tall | The Good Seed Company
Marigold-Tall
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This hardy self-seeding heirloom, aka “African Marigold” is a must-have for every home garden. Prolific, pollinator friendly, long-lasting bright orange flowers make great companion plants, cut flowers and fabric dye.

Nasturtium | The Good Seed Company
Nasturtium
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This heirloom strain of a trailing perennial from tropical America, grown in the North as an annual, is possibly a gardener's best friend. They make an excellent companion plant, drawing insect pests away from a variety of food plants, the young leaves and flowers provide beauty, flavor and nutrients to summer dishes, they are easy to grow and long-blooming, and hummingbirds love them. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead garden favorite.


Snapdragon | The Good Seed Company
Snapdragon
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A garden favorite since the 1700’s. Native to the Mediterranean, Thomas Jefferson documented their growth in his experimental trial gardens. Cold-hardy plant that grows to 2-feet with a bright array of fragrant flowers in shades of yellow, orange and red that often are still blooming when the snow falls. Wonderful in flower arrangements. Pollinator friendly garden dye plant. Bonus: edible blossoms!

Summer Squash - Cocozelle Zucchini | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Summer - Cocozelle Zucchini
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Famously easy to grow, this beautiful Italian heirloom provides masses of long cylindrical green and cream fruit with firm flavorful greenish-cream flesh and does well in short and cool summers. Best eaten when small (1” diameter). Harvest daily. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!
Summer Squash - Yellow Crookneck | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Summer - Yellow Crookneck
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This highly-productive, early-maturing, pollinator-friendly summer squash is easy to grow and makes beautiful buttery-yellow gracefully arched squash all season. Tender flavorful flesh. Harvest at about 5” long and you’ll have them until the first frost. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!
Winter Squash - Burgess Buttercup | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Winter - Burgess Buttercup
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This yummy turban-shaped squash does really well in cool climates. For some folks it’s the only one they can grow. The 4-lb fruit has sweet and custard-y orange flesh and is just the right size for dinner. Toast the seeds for future snacking. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!

Winter Squash - Butternut | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Winter - Butternut
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This heirloom is a sweet, orange-fleshed squash with a small seed cavity. It is an excellent keeper, and flavor gets richer with storage. Enjoy all winter. Fruit weigh about 4 lb and are a nice size for a meal or soups. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!

Winter Squash - Delicata | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Winter - Delicata
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This heirloom from the 1890’s just might be our favorite. Cylindrical 1-2 lb fruit, with cream-colored, green striped edible skin and dark sweet meat inside with a buttery nut flavor. Plus, it’s a great storage squash. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!

Winter Squash - Potimarron | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Winter - Potimarron
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This is a delightful, small, pear-shaped heirloom squash from France. Deep orange flesh with a splendid chestnut flavor that is excellent baked or in soups. A reliable producer in our cooler climate, which surprised us. It’s a hit!

Winter Squash - Pumpkin - Connecticut Field | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Winter - Pumpkin - Connecticut Field
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This productive heirloom, dating to the 1700‘s (at least), is the classic "jack-o-lantern" pumpkin: big round, orange flat-bottom globes weighing 15-20 lbs. Flesh inside is thick, orange-yellow, and stringy. Grow extra for your farm animals -they love this nutritious food. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!

Winter Squash - Pumpkin - Small Sugar | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Winter - Pumpkin - Small Sugar
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The classic pie pumpkin: orange skin with thick, fine-grained flesh and a deep sugary flavor. Fruit are small, weighing 6-8 lbs, and their round, bottom-flattened shape make wonderful mini jack-o-lanterns. Fabulous keepers, too. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!

Winter Squash - Vegetable Spaghetti | The Good Seed Company
Squash, Winter - Vegetable Spaghetti
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Bright yellow skin with pale yellow meat that forks into “spaghetti” strings when cooked. Makes a tasty and nutritional alternative to traditional pasta. Easy to grow and fun to eat. Ours grow to 3-5 lb oblong squash. Bonus: edible squash blossoms!

Sweet Alyssum | The Good Seed Company
Sweet Alyssum
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This low-growing annual produces a luscious carpet of delicate, white, fragrant, edible blossoms adored by butterflies and bees. Easy to grow and self-seeds readily. Excellent ground cover.
   
 

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