Our Favorite Spring Heirloom Seeds

These are the varieties we like the most for our Zone 9a garden

Tomatoes: Early Girl, Celebrity, Black Krim, Cherokee Purple, Roma and Brandywine

Beans: Blue Lake and Contender Bush 

Cantaloupe: Hales Jumbo and Hearts of Gold

Corn: Painted Mountain

Watermelon: Black Diamond and Crimson Sweet 

Summer Squash: Yellow Crookneck, Zucchini and Patty Pan 

Winter Squash: Table King Bush Acorn, Waltham Butternut, and Spagetthi 

Okra: Texas Hill Country Red and Clemson Spineless 

Cucumbers: Straight Eight and Marketmore

Eggplant: Black Beauty and Rosita

Peppers: Purple Beauty, Orange King, California Wonder, and Jimmy Nardello

First, we install any “hardware” – the support systems that may help supports some plants as they grow.