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Our Vegetable & Herb Growing Guides by Plant Family

We focus on scrupulously selecting seeds that have have survived the test of time, to provide you with unsurpassed performace. Our growing guides will help your garden succeed! We'll guide you with each step of the way - from starting your seeds, to planting them in the ground, right through to harvest.

The Allium Family

The allium family is very important - what's a flavorful meal without some spice from onions or garlic? Not only are they good for your taste buds, they're healthy, too.

The Beet Family

The beet family is an odd bunch, known for growing flowers with no petals. Vegetables in the beetroot family have bold colors and plenty of vitamins and minerals.

The Cruciferous Family

The cruciferous family, also known as brassicas or just green leafy vegeatbles. This family includes all kinds of superfoods packed with phytonutrients, vitamins, and fiber.

The Daisy Family

The daisy family is the largest plant family out there - filled with thousands of edible flowering vegetables. Some of your favorite herbs and vegetables are part of this floral family.

The Grain Family

The grain family is made up of grasses - but with a whole lot more flavor than those in your yard. These plants make up staples of a delicious diet.

The Gourd Family

The gourd family is a fun group of vegetables that are perfect for summer treats and fall festivals. They're easy to cook, and most can be eaten raw right out of the garden. Our heirloom varieties are especially delicious.

The Legume Family

The legume family includes bunches of beans, peas, legumes, and lentils. This is a special group because they vegetables count for both your protein and your vegetable servings for the day. Legumes are a great source of protein for plant-based diets. 

The Mint Family

The mint family - no surprise here - is filled with herbs known for delicious flavors and aromas. No garden is complete without a few of these tasty plants.

  • How to Grow Herbs (Lavender, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Sweet Basil, and Thyme are all in the mint family)

The Nightshade Family

The nightshade family is filled with vegetables that add color and flavor to cuisines around the world. Make sure to cook your nightshades properly for best digestion. 

The Parsley Family

The parsley family is where some of our favorite root vegetables and spices originate. Vegetables and herbs in this family are packed with nutrients, and even better, they taste great together.


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