Pumpkin Ridge Gardens Plant Order Form 2016 NAME:
MARKETMORE: A basic American cucumber that is early and prolific. Loads of 8” tasty fruits.
TASTY GREEN: Our favorite English cucumber with thin-skinned 12” fruits. Plants are very prolific and burpless.
LEMON: This heirloom cucumber is a great producer, especially at the end of the season.
SUPER ZAGROSS MIDDLE EASTERN: Middle Eastern cucumbers are meant to be harvested small. They are sweet, thin-skinned, burpless and incredibly prolific.
EPIC: An early ripening large deep purple fruit well adapted to the NW (similar to Dusky).
ORIENT EXPRESS: These Asian eggplants are long and thin. Each plant produces many fruits.
Thai basil, Sweet basil, Genovese basil, Italian Large-Leaf basil, cilantro, dill, curly-leaf parsley, and Italian parsley. Perennial herbs (rosemary, sage, oregano etc.) also available at $3.50 per pot.
CASCADIA: A bush snap pea. Grows to 24”. The best bush snap pea for the Northwest. $3.50 for a six pack (approx.. 24 plants)
ACE: Green bell pepper ripening red. Usually ripens well in the cool NW summer.
CARMEN: Long pointed Italian pepper. Very sweet with thick walls. Ripens to red a few days later than Ace.
GYPSY: Disease-resistant peppers with bullnose shape. Thick-walled fruit ripen quickly from yellow to red. Prolific and early.
PALLADIO: Tall plants produce large, long green peppers that ripen to golden-yellow.
JALAFUEGO: Best jalapeno for our climate. 3 ft. tall plants are covered with fruit.
TIBURON: Poblano chiles bear prolifically on large healthy plants. Quite spicy in warm summers.
HOT ROD SERRANO: Great for salsa. Large plants, covered in fruit, continue producing until fall.
HOWDEN: A great big carving pumpkin. Large vines usually produce one or two whoppers.
NEW ENGLAND PIE: Small pie pumpkin is really delicious. Produces many fruits compared to Howden.
CINDERELLA: Large, reddish, flattened pumpkins are beautiful and tasty.
KAKAI: These small pumpkins are orange with green stripes. The seeds are delicious; dark green and hulless.
NOCHE: Slender fruit with a dark green skin and great flavor and texture. High in vitamins!
COCOZELLE: Italian striped zucchinis. Slender and prolific.
YELLOW CROOKNECK: Compact bush bears lots of yellow crookneck summer squash with smooth skin.
ZEPHYR: A straight neck squash that is half yellow, half pale green. Delicious, nutty flavor.
GOLD RUSH: Large bushes bear loads of bright yellow zucchinis.
SUNBURST PATTY PAN: Small bushes are covered with patty pans. Harvest when small.
SWEET REBA ACORN: Space-saving, early, disease-resistant bush acorn squash with good flavor. Plants only spread about 2 feet in diameter.
PONCA BUTTERNUT: A smaller butternut squash with great flavor. Vine needs 3 feet. Early to ripen.
EASTERN RISE: This is a very tasty kabocha squash. Prolific fruit set (5-7 per plant) and a good keeper to boot.
CORNELL’S BUSH DELICATA: The best delicata we grow. Small plants (2-3 foot spacing) produce about 5 delicious fruits per plant.
ROPRECO: Our favorite paste tomato. An open-pollinated paste tomato, similar to Roma. The tomatoes are a little larger and softer. Determinate plants (i.e. compact bush).
ROMA: The old standard. A little earlier with a more concentrated fruit set than Ropreco. Determinate plants.
BRANDYWINE: Brandywine tomatoes are large, pinkish and absolutely delicious. Brandywine is an heirloom. The vines are indeterminate (i.e. large vines). The flavor is worth the wait!
CELEBRITY: Medium-large fruits on large vines. This is a mid-season hybrid well adapted to our climate. Indeterminate.
CHEROKEE PURPLE: We like this open-pollinated, brownish-purple tomato’s winey taste as much as Brandywine’s. Ripens about a week earlier than Brandywine. Vines are indeterminate but not too large.
EARLY GIRL: An old stand-by that is reliable in our cooler summers. Decent flavor for an early tomato. Mid-early production. Indeterminate.
GARDEN PEACH: Light yellow, slightly fuzzy tomatoes with a fruity lemony tang. We first grew these heirlooms at the suggestion of a subscriber and have become fans! The seed is our own production. Indeterminate.
GREEN ZEBRA: Heirloom plants produce striped yellow-green fruits with great flavor. Our own seed.
PINEAPPLE: This is a large orange blushed with red open-pollinated tomato. The flavor is really delicious, even beating Brandywine in our (unscientific) poll. Ripens later in the summer like Brandywine. Indeterminate vines.
NEW GIRL: New Girl is better than Early Girl! Produces medium-sized red tomatoes from early summer on. Indeterminate (i.e. large vines).
SUN GOLD: These are the orange cherries that many subscribers love. They have a tropical flavor and produce prolifically. They are early and dependable. Huge indeterminate vines.
SWEET MILLION: Our favorite red cherry. Produces tons of fruit slightly later than Sun Gold. Indeterminate.
All our plants cost $3.00 (unless otherwise marked). We will deliver them with your basket around the time we plant ours outside (about mid-May). Our plants are grown in 4-inch pots in an unheated greenhouse, so they make the transition to the garden well. To order, drop us a note in your basket or e-mail us at PumpkinRidgeGdns@aol.com with the varieties and amounts you want.