Shop the first-ever pop-up Garden Market
at the Region 19 Convention Boutique in Lancaster, PA May 18-20, 2023.
LIVE plants in 2", 3", 4" pots and 4-cell packs
Grown by The Annapolis Blend members
Beautifiul and unique hand-crafted garden-related gifts
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Blush: Yellow snacking tomato; Strong plants tolerate tough conditions; 25-30gm fruits; Intedeterminate;
Brandywine: One of the most flavorful tomatoes. Brandywine's luscious, heirloom flavor is "very rich, loud, and distinctively spicy." The large fruits, often over 1 lb., have a deep pink skin and smooth, red flesh. The mediuim-tall, potato-leaf plant is best staked or caged. Indeterminate.
Carbon: Delicious, highly productive heirloom. Resists cracking and cat-facing better than other large, black heirlooms. Blocky-round, 10-14oz fruit with dark olive shoulders fading into a very dark, brick red. Boasts the signature rich flavor and meaty texture of a classic black tomato. Ecellent yields and fruit quality for an heirloom. productive over a longer period than similar types, Well-balanced plant habit. Indeterminate.
Sun Gold; F1 Hybrid; Intense fruity flavor. Exceptionally sweet, bright tangerine-orange cherry tomatoes leave everyone begging for more. Vigorous plants start yielding early and bear right through the season. 15-20gm fruits. High resistance to Fusarium wilt and tobacco mosaic virus. Indeterminate.
Cupid: Early, sweet, mini bell pepper. Fruits are blocky to slightly pointed, snack size, avg. 2" x 1 3/4", and are particularly sweet when red. Large, well-branched plants protect the fruits from sunscald.
Eros: Early golden yellow mini bell pepper, The perfect partner to Cupid, Eros's slightly tapered fruits are the same snack size, avg. 2" x 1 3/4", with a sweet and slightly fruity flavor. The large, sturdy, and leafy plants protect the fruits from sunscald.
Lunch Box Red: Sweet and flavorful red snack peppers. Delicious sautéed, as an addition to salads, and perfect for a healthy snack. Smooth red fruits average 2 to 2 1/2" long by 1" wide. Tall, strong plants.
Goddess: Sweet banana papper for pickling or fresh eating. Long, thick-walled, smooth fruits are borne on large plants. Avg. 8-9" long, the fruits are mild when yellow and moderately sweet when they ripen red. Best for pickling due to their mild flavor. High resistance to bacterial leaf spot races 1-3.
Sugar Rush Peach: Hot pepper. Amazing fruity flavor and some fire too! By far the most fun pepper to eat. The long, peach-colored fruit is packed with loads of tropical flavor, and the seeds bring a smoky, complex heat. Together they provide a wild flavor experience unparalleled in any other pepper. Super early, high yields.
Sugar Rush Red: Hot pepper. A lipstick-red version of the super popular Sugar Rush Peach. Fruity and spicy. Long, bright red fruit pairs saccharine sweet with nice spicy heat. Try this dynamic and complex pepper in salsa, hot sauces, or even as a spicy sweet snack eaten out of hand. Tall plants will reach 5' and staking is helpful to keep plants upright.
El Jefe: Jalapeño pepper; Best combination of earliness and yield in a jalapeño. Fruits average 3 1/2 - 4", and can be harvested early or allowed to check (small cracks in skin). Large plants. High resistance to bacterial leaf spot races 1-3 and potato virus Y. Intermediate resistance to tobacco etch virus.
Ancho Pablano: Called poblanos when friesh, the classic choice for chiles rellenos. After ripening red and then dried, they are called anchos and are used in mole, adobo, and other sauces. Chunky fruits up to 4" long. usually mild when green, may become slightly hotter when red.
Bush Cucumber: More compact than their vining siblings, which makes them ideal for small space gardens and even patio containers. Rapid growers and prolific production. Grows best in warm, sunny location. Keep moist. Very cold sensitive - wait until at least two weeks after last frost to plant outside.
Slicing Cucumber: Traditional cucumber vine will scramble across the ground or up a trellis or support. Produces crisp, tasty cucumbers all season long. Plant in fertile soil in a sunny spot, and keep the soil evenly moist. Very cold sensitive - wait until at least two weeks after last frost to plant outside.
Buttercrunch: Perfect for wraps and salads, buttercruch is a delicious lettuce with a buttery flavor and a velvety texture. Grow into a head, or harvest outer leaves over the course of the season. A cool season crop, the lettuce may begin to bitter as the heat of the summer comes on. This lettuce will appreciate afternoon shade and even moisture.
Green Leaf Lettuce: Frilled, green leaves provide sweet, crunchy flavor. Great for "cut and come again" harvesting of outside leaves. A cool season crop, the lettuce may begin to bitter as the heat of the summer comes on. This lettuce will appreciate afternoon shade and even moisture.
Red Leaf Lettuce: Wavy, red leaves provide sweet, crunchy flavor. Great for "cut and come again" harvesting of outside leaves. A cool season crop, the lettuce may begin to bitter as the heat of the summer comes on. This lettuce will appreciate afternoon shade and even moisture.
Spinach: Tender, dark green leaves are good fresh or cooked. Plant in full sun 6" apart. Normally a cool season crop, spinach will appreciate afternoon shade and even moisture.
Parsley: biennial, great in salads or as a nutritious flavor accent. Best in rich, moist soil. Keep well weeded and watered. Fertilize monthly with a high nitrogen source for best leafy growth.
Mint: Lovely perennial herb can be used as a flavoring for salads, ice cream, beverages or savory dishes. Flowers are edible! Spreads generously in the garden, so keeping it in a container is a good idea. Water deeply once in a while, rather than lightly and more often.
Basil: The classic summer herb with many culinary uses. Can be grown in the garden or a container. Very cold sensitive, so don't plant outside until after all danger of frost is well past. Flavor is best before the plant flowers. Harvest up to 1/3 of the plant at a time, cutting the stems and allowing the plant to regrow.
Celosia: Annual: Bright and punchy feathery spikes stand above red foliage in this easy care, eye-catching bedding annual. When provided with full sun and well-drained, organically rich soil, these flowers will bloom prolifically all season long. Grows 12" tall by 10-15" wide. Fertilize monthly for best performance. Water only when the top 1-2" of soil are dry.
Cosmos: Annual; Bright, colorful daisy-like blooms on tall stems with ferny leaves. Thrives in average soil but tolerates poor soil, heat and drought. Grows best in full sun.
Impatiens: Annual: Bright, bold colors add life to shady spots. The blossoms arrive nonstop from spring to fall on easy-care, neatly mounding plants. Superb in pots or gardens alone or with friends. Benefits from monthly fertilizer. Keep soil moist. Performs best in part shade to shade. Grows 12"x12".
Marigolds: Annual; Grow in Full Sun in moist, well-drained soil; Grows 12-24" tall; Blooms early summer until fall frost.
Petunias: Easy Wave Great Lakes Mix: Annual; This low growing, spreading petunia only reaches heights of 6-12"; however it spreads 30-39"! Its beautiful 2" flowing blooms of rich burgundy, white and violet shades will flourish from spring to late summer. These fast-growing plants bloom freely all season in landscapes and containers without cutting back. They tolerate both heat and cooler conditions well. Best in full sun; keep moist.
Sunflowers: 'Teddy Bear': A dwarf sunflower with sunny, shaggy blooms. Final height depends on the size of the container - 8-12" in a. 4" pot, or 35-42" in the garden. Branching variety will have 3-5" blooms. Minimal pollen.
Vinca: Annual; Glossy foliage and simple, bright blooms look spectacular all summer long. Popular as a bedding annual, and can also be used as a houseplant. Wonderful for borders, beds, windowboxes and containers. Benefits from monthly fertilizer. Allow soil to dry between waterings. Performs best in sun. Grows 12"x12".
Zinnias: Annual; Cheerful flowers in fun bright coloirs; Full sun; Grows 18"-24" tall; Blooms early summer until fall frost. Cut and Come Again - the more you cut, the more flowers will grow!
African Daisy: Annual; similar to a regular daisy but with bright and bold colors. Grow in full sun and moist, well-draines soil. 1-3' tall x 1-2' wide. Multiple plants in this pot can be separated if desired.
Bachelor buttons: Annual; Easy to grow heirloom flowers will brighten any sunny or partly shaded area. Long lasting spring blooms. Flowers are edible too! Tolerant of drought and poor soil. Will grow 2-3' tall. Multiple plants in this pot can be separated if desired.
Candytuft: Perennial; a beautiful mound of bright white flowers cover this plant in the springtime. Evergreen foliage fills the garden during the rest of the year. Grows best in part sun, in moist, well-drained soil. Grows 8-12" tall and wide. Multiple plants in this pot can be separated if desired.
Cosmos: Annual; Bright, colorful daisy-like blooms on tall stems with ferny leaves. Thrives in average soil but tolerates poor soil, heat and drought. Grows best in full sun. Multiple plants in this pot can be separated if desired.
Dianthus (aka Pinks): Annual; Sweet flowers that emit a lovely fragrance. Great for adding bold, seasonal color to your landscape in flower beds, around mailboxes,and when creating borders. Best in full sun and well-drained soil. Grows 8-24" x 8-24".
Hens 'n Chicks: Perennial; Sweet little members of the Sempervivum group of succulents. Hens 'n Chicks grow well indoors or out, in cool or hot temperatures. Best in full sun and well-drained, even gritty soil. They don't need much fertilizer and should rarely be watered, or they may rot. Fully hardy for winters throughout the Region 19 area, they may be planted outdoors or kept as houseplants.
Lamb's Ears: Perennial; a lovely and fun ground cover with fuzzy, grey leaves. Thrives in problem areas such as dry shade and poor soils. Drought resistant, deer and rabbit resistant, non-flowering. Reliably hardy in all Region 19 areas. Grows best in morning sun and afternoon shade. 6" tall by 18-30" wide.
Cool Cosmos Mix: Annual; 'Single Sensation' mixed colors; Daisy-like blossoms in shades of rose, pink and white; Annual; Full Sun to Part Shade; Germinates in 5-14 days; Sow 1/4" deep; Space seeds 1"; Thin to 12"; Grows 4'-5' tall; Blooms early summer until fall frost.
Warm Cosmos Mix: Annual; 'Bright Lights' mixed colors; Semi-double flowers in bright shades of golden-yellow, brilliant orange and fiery red; Annual; Full Sun; Germinates in 5-10 days; Sow 1/4" deep; Space seeds 1"; Thin to 12"-15"; Grows 2'-3' tall; Blooms early summer until fall frost.
Marigolds: Annual; French Dwarf Double Mixed Colors; Fully double flowers in shades of orange, red, and gold; Annual; Full Sun; Germinates in 5-8 days; Sow 1/4" deep; Space seeds 2-3"; Thin to 6-8"; Grows 12" tall; Blooms early summer until fall frost.
Sunflowers: Annual; 'Mammoth Russian'; Tall stalks with huge flowers; Annual; Full Sun; Germinates in 14-21 days; Sow 1/2" deep; Space seeds 3"; Thin to 18"-24"; Grows 7'-12' tall; Blooms mid to late summer.
Zinnias: Annual; Semi Dwarf 'Pumila' mixed colors; Cheerful flowers face outward rather than upward; Annual; Full sun; Germinates in 6-10 days; Sow 1/4" deep; Space seeds 4"-5"; Thin to 10"; Grows 18"-24" tall; Blooms early summer until fall frost. Cut and Come Again - the more you cut, the more flowers will grow!