Browse The Library
Bicolor Corn

Bicolor Corn 'Ambrosia' (Zea mays)

‘Ambrosia’ is a gorgeous bi-color corn packed with juicy, sweet kernels. This is a sugar-enhanced hybrid specially bred to have a higher sugar content and more tender kernels than standard sweet corn. It has a creamy texture and richer corn flavor, just like old-fashioned corn.…

Bicolor Sweet Corn

Bicolor Sweet Corn 'Sweet Bicolor' (Zea mays)

High quality cobs are packed with kernels of juicy, deliciously sweet corn. Once picked, fresh corn is best used within 1-4 days. For a large harvest, plan on preserving some corn by freezing or canning.

Bishop's Crown, Christmas Bell Pepper

Bishop's Crown, Christmas Bell Pepper (Capsicum baccatum var pendulum)

A fascinating pepper variety that is just as ornamental as it is tasty. Produces loads of dangling peppers in a shape that resembles a bell, or a Catholic bishop’s crown. The flavor is generally mild. There’s a bit of spiciness in the middle of the fruits but the flared…

Bitter Melon

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia)

A popular ingredient in Asian cuisine. The fruits are usually picked when green, just before they start maturing to yellow. The flesh is thin and crispy, with a distinct bitter flavor. Plants bear separate male and female flowers. The young shoots and leaves of the bitter melon may…

Black Bean, Black Turtle BeanBean, Black Turtle Bean

Black Bean, Black Turtle BeanBean, Black Turtle Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)

Black beans are a staple for creating traditional Latin American cuisine. They are easy to grow and the beans are high in fiber and nutrients. Black beans should be prepared and used just like pinto or red beans. Mix them with other beans for a colorful, festive look!

Borage

Borage (Borago officinalis)

This ornamental annual selection provides fresh cucumber-flavored, edible foliage and flowers. Sprinkle the flowers in salads to add color or use as a garnish on the dinner plate. Leaves can be used to flavor soft cheeses or salads. Borage makes a lovely addition to an herb garden or…

Broadleaf Sage

Broadleaf Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Broadleaf Sage leaves have a savory flavor and scent! Add leaves to stuffing or sausage and poultry dishes for an unforgettable taste. Sage is an essential addition to herb gardens, and is very nice for growing in pots on patios to allow for quick access to the flavorful leaves. Both…

Broccoflower

Broccoflower (Brassica oleracea)

As the common name suggests, Broccoflower is a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. The result is a head that is similar in form and flavor to cauliflower, but with a lovely bright green color. Use it in any recipe that calls for cauliflower or broccoli. Romanesco broccoli is also…

Broccoli

Broccoli 'Belstar' (Brassica Hybrid)

This is a good Broccoli selection for growing in a wide range of climates, whether it's the winter in the South or spring and autumn in the Northern U.S. After the large central head is harvested, subsequent side shoots of smaller heads may develop for later pickings. Harvest heads…

Broccoli

Broccoli (Brassica Hybrid)

Enjoy this flavorful source of Vitamin A and C! Produces flavorful dark green heads on solid stems. A must for every vegetable garden.