Soup Garden

Soup Garden

Grow your own soup garden. These vegetables can help make a wide range of soups from vegetables, tomatoes, leeks, potatoes, squash and more! Nothing tastes better than when it’s from your own garden!

Clemson Spineless 80 Okra is the most popular okra found in home gardens and markets and an All American Selections winner for a reason! This high yielding plant that produces dark green, grooved pods that stay spineless and non-woody. Clemson Spineless grows to 4' tall and pods are most tender and flavorful when harvested at 3-4". Okra is excellent for pickling or cutting up and using and some fresh gumbo or strews. The Clemson Spineless 80 is a popular pick that is now available in organic seeds! Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

Our soup blend allows you to grow your own delicious bean soup. Our "Bean Soup" seed blend is equal blends of Vermont Cranberry Shell, Blackeye #5, Light Red Kidney, Dark Red Kidney, Pinto and Navy bean seeds. This combination creates a rich and creamy bean soup that is a delight to eat!

Perkins Long Pod Okra is an old Southern heirloom that grows long and tall! This variety will grow to be to 5' and produces bright green pods that are up to 8" long. Perkins Long Pod is an early maturing okra that should be harvested at 3-5" in length for most crisp, tender pods. This okra is excellent for canning, pickling and cutting up for gumbo or stews.

The Black Turtle Soup bean is very popular Latin favorite, that is also great in Cajun and Creole dishes. A tasty variety that grows upright with black beans inside the pod. Tall bush that keeps the bean pods off the ground.

The hearty Cannolini Bush is a rich and meaty bean, making it equally delicious as it is satisfying. This Italian heirloom is a favorite amongst chefs for its smooth nutty flavor. Not only is this bean tasty in various soups, but it is also popular in other Italian dishes. The Cannolini Bush thrives in full sun and can be enjoyed in the summer or fall. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

Sugar Ann is a 1984 All America Selections winner! This snap pea variety has an edible pod that offers earliness, productivity, and a compact growth habit. The crisp, sweet succulent 3 inch pods are ready to eat in just 10 to 14 days ahead of the original Sugar Snap, and remain in prime eating condition for days.

The Large American Flag leek is a non-bulbing leek variety that forms creamy stalks. This leek'15-18" inch stalks are 3" inches wide and are yummy! The Large American is widely adapted and the sweetest member of the onion family.

The Light Red Kidney Bean is a popular kidney bean that has mild bean flavor! Excellent for chili, bean salads, and soups. Exceptional culinary quality, with silky texture and thin skin.  Plants grow to medium size that are sturdy and widely adapted. Produce well anywhere in the United States.

The Tall Utah 52-70 celery is a very dependable celery variety for home gardens! Tall Utah 52-70 is a fresh celery is so much tastier than store bought. This celery has dark green stalks and a very compact habit.  Start seeds when weather has warmed so crop matures in fall.

The Pinto bean is a great tasting bean, very popular in many Mexican dishes! The Pinto bean plant is a half-runner type that produces 20 inch plants with light tan seeds with brown speckles. Eat young when green for delicious flavor. Great bean for using for refried beans.

The great northern bean is an heirloom bean variety that is perfect for drying and using in different baked dishes. Semi-vining, 24 inch plants yield a prolific quantity of flat, 5 inch pods holding 5 to 6, large white beans.

The Waltham Butternut Squash is an easy to grow sweet, prolific winter squash. This variety's delicious fine textured flesh and long storage capability definitely makes it the top winter squash choice. The Waltham Butternut Squash has a sweet, almost nutty taste that is similar to a sweet potato. This squash has yellow skin with an orange flesh that when ripe, it turns increasingly deep orange and becomes even sweeter and richer.

Black Beauty Zucchini is a standard zucchini. This vigorous plant produces dark green glossy fruits that tapers towards each end. This zucchini is a very popular variety of summer squash. The Black Beauty plants are compact and easy to grow producing an abundance of fruit with a really good flavor throughout the summer. Certified Organic.

The Waltham Butternut squash is prolific, easy to grow, sweet, and tasty. This favorite has wonderful storage capability and is now available in organic seeds. Sweet, fine textured flesh. Definitely the top choice winter squash. Butternut Squash has a sweet, almost nutty taste that is similar to sweet potato. Waltham Butternut Squash has yellow skin and orange flesh. When ripe, it turns increasingly deep orange and becomes even sweeter and richer. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

The Incredible is one of the best eating corns around and is just like its name, incredible! This corn has a great sugar content and has an excellent sweet taste. The corn husk offers great protection and grows very attractively. Incredible is a disease resistant corn that is a favorite!

The Mardi Gras Blend is almost too pretty to eat! These fun bright yellow and purple semi flat bean pods are a favorite among home chefs. The Mardi Gras Blend sets a heavy crop of delicious nutty beans. These organic heirlooms are a fun way to get beneficial nutrients.

The Italian Cocozelle is a bush type of squash plant that produces high yields of the long, tender, dark green fruits. This Italian zucchini is very flavorful and tender and a favorite that is now available in organic seeds. This variety is best when harvested at 12" long or smaller. The Cocozelle is excellent for slicing, frying, and steaming and is also a good freezing and canning variety. Pick often when the squash is young to prolong harvest. Harvesting zucchini when it is young and tender offers the best flavor and eating quality. See the second picture for what the inside should look like when harvested. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

The Black Beauty Zucchini is a standard zucchini. This vigorous plant produces dark green glossy fruits that tapers towards each end. This zucchini is a very popular variety of summer squash. The Black Beauty plants are compact and easy to grow producing an abundance of fruit with a really good flavor throughout the summer.