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Cabbage 'Stonehead' (Brassica oleracea)

An old, reliable, award-winning variety that gets its name from its solid 3.5 lb (1.1kg) heads of Cabbage. This is a great garden performer with good disease resistance, the heads rarely split and they hold well in the field until harvesting. Cabbages are a delicious source of…

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…


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,…

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…


Cauliflower (Brassica oleracea)

Create gourmet meals with tender and delicious pure white heads. Fresh vegetables surpass anything you can buy, and are surprisingly easy to grow.


Celery (Apium graveolens var. dulce)

Celery is a much favored vegetable for its fresh taste and crispness whether raw or cooked. Planting your celery in an area where you can assure constant soil moisture is the simple key to healthy, tasty stalks.

Chard, Swiss Chard

Chard, Swiss Chard (Beta vulgaris)

Swiss Chard's colorful stems and leaves add beauty in the garden as well as providing a nutritious harvest. The leafy portion of younger leaves is quite tender and can be used in salads. Larger, more mature foliage can be cooked similar to spinach. The stalks are best chopped into…

Chard, Swiss Chard

Chard, Swiss Chard 'Oriole' (Beta vulgaris)

The deep green leaves with gold-orange stems are an eye-catching feature in the garden and when served on a plate. When harvesting, trim the leaves just above the soil and additional leaves will regrow for multiple harvests. Young leaves can be harvested and served in salads. Older…