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California Garlic

California Garlic (Allium sativum)

Garlic is a key ingredient in many recipes, and so easy to grow, every gardener should have a few plants tucked into the landscape. The health benefits and therapeutic uses of garlic have been documented for thousands of years and it remains a staple in the diets of many cultures…

Canary Melon

Canary Melon 'Amy' (Cucumis melo)

A gourmet type of melon with smooth golden yellow rinds and sweet, white flesh. ‘Amy” is a compact variety that is perfect for small-space gardens or for growing on a trellis to keep the vines contained and save garden space for other plants. Pick melons when the skin has a sweet…


Caraway (Carum carvi)

A very ancient herb that was used 5,000 years ago in the Middle East, making its way to Europe in the 13th century. It is still popular today for flavoring a wide variety of culinary dishes. Fresh leaves can be added to salads and soups. The roots can be cooked as a vegetable. The…


Carrot (Daucus carota)

Carrots are fun and easy to grow and they don’t require a lot of garden space. They are available in a variety of colors and shapes beyond the traditional long, orange roots most often sold commercially. Different varieties offer different advantages in terms of harvest time,…


Carrot 'Little Finger' (Daucus carota sativus)

A tender and sweet little carrot that is the perfect size for pickling or relish trays. Has great color and crunch for using fresh in salads. Very early compared to other varieties.


Carrot 'Nelson' (Daucus carota)

A versatile, Nantes-type carrot that is sweet and crisp whether harvested as “baby” carrots or grown to full size. Grows well in warm conditions. This is a coreless variety so it’s very tender for fresh eating. Carrots keep well if stored in a cool, dry location. An excellent…


Carrot 'Scarlet Nantes' (Daucus carota)

A marvelous heirloom carrot that was developed in the region of Nantes, France. This is a coreless variety with excellent color and sweet flavor. Use fresh to brighten up a salad or relish tray. Carrots keep well if stored in a cool, dry location.


Carrot 'Tendersweet' (Daucus carota)

Possibly one of the sweetest carrots available, ‘Tendersweet’ is an old variety that has been a home-grown favorite for generations. This is a coreless variety so it’s very tender for fresh eating. Carrots keep well if stored in a cool, dry location. An excellent source of…

Cat Grass

Cat Grass (Avena sativa)

A personal patch of grass for your special pet! Cat grass brings the refreshing feel of the outdoors, indoors, and provides a nutritious and tasty treat for your cat. This fast-growing selection is best for growing in containers on patios and decks, or indoors on a sunny windowsill.


Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

This herb's aromatic leaves can have a dramatic effect on cats! While not all cats are affected by Catnip, most will respond by eating and rolling in the plant. The leaves can be dried and stuffed into cat toys. Catnip is especially nice when planted near porches, patios or pathways…