I purchased the Fall Seed Collection for some container gardening this autumn and have been very pleased with the results. Germination rate was fantastic and I had to do much more thinning than I usually do from store-bought seeds. The little growing guide helped with varieties I haven't grown before (hello, kohlrabi). All of my plants are hardy and healthy and I'm already enjoying the early harvests. Looking forward to maturity on the longer growers. Will be buying the Granny's kitchen garden pack for spring. Thanks so much!
I planted several varieties over the past couple years. These have been the most reliable producers so far. Averaged 10-15 lbs. one larger one about 20. Nothing remotely close to 40 lbs. that’s ok. Huge ones are a pain to break down.
I planted a whole bunch of this to attract bees and butterflies. It grows like crazy. However I protected the seed with hay because my first round died because of the hot Florida sun and lack of rain lately.
We started these indoors in January. We transplanted them twice and finally out to our raised bed (full coastal sun). The plant is massive and the tomatoes are TASTY! The best little tomatoes we have ever had. We will likely plant them in a separate bed next year since they grow to such a large size and can crowd out other plants.
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Cascade Giant Stringless Pole Bean
Cascade Giant Stringless Pole Bean (65 days)
Sustainably Grown Approx. 20 heirloom seeds
This stringless selection was created from the Oregon Giant Pole bean.
Cascade Giant is a wonderful variety for the West Coast or damp conditions with cool nights. Cascade Giant yields a profusion of 8-10" straight, dark green pods mottled with purple. Fantastic for canning or fresh eating.
California Grown Heirloom Bean Out of all the pole beans we trialed this was the premier pole bean for our cool coastal foggy nights. When other beans developed problems Cascade Giant just kept putting out beans. In fact, the only problem we had was keeping people from the winery pulling them off the fence and eating them!