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Plant A Row for the Hungry
We host seed swaps, tastings, and workshops on heirloom gardening, year-round edible gardening, and more!
We came together with over 80 plaintiffs to ask the courts to keep Monsanto from suing us if their frankengenes contaminate our seed crops! Read about the lawsuit, our partial victory, and our anti-GMO policy >>
Click here to request a 2015 Catalog & Garden Guide. You can also view this year's catalog online as a PDF.
For fastest service, we recommend ordering online. Browse the listings at the left to fill your cart or Quick Order by Catalog Number. If you need to mail in your order instead, you can print this year’s mail-in order form.
New Varieties for 2015
For 2015 we're adding 29 heirloom and organic varieties to our listings. Jewels of Opar is both an elegant flower and a succulent summer leaf vegetable. Flavorful, attractive, bug-resistant Ridge Gourds can replace zucchini or okra in recipes. We've also added Charleston Hot and Carolina Cayenne, two hot peppers bred for resistance to nematodes, making them well-suited to the Southeast.
Keep eating from your garden all year with crops for canning, storage, and winter harvest. High-yielding Garden Huckleberries make a great jam. Pennsylvania Dutch Crookneck winter squash is a butternut-line squash with excellent storage quality. Rare, tender family heirloom collard greens Alabama Blue and Yellow Cabbage Collards are traditional southern winter cooking greens. You can also try Austrian Winter peas for a great nitrogen-fixing cover crop that also adds flavor to salads all winter long in zones 7 and warmer.
The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast, by Southern Exposure’s own gardening expert Ira Wallace, gives home gardeners the regionally specific information needed to succeed in our hot, humid climate. It features what to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest, based on our climate, weather, and other info.
Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time: Craig Lehoullier has grown thousands of tomato varieties, most of them in hot and humid North Carolina, and here he shares his hard-won wisdom on how to grow great tasting tomatoes.
Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist Transforming an ordinary yard into an edible oasis. More than 200 color photos and illustrations show how permaculture principals scale from small urban mini-gardens to suburban yards, commercial landscapes or small farms.
Our neighbor Pam Dawling’s Sustainable Market Farming provides invaluable expertise that is especially useful to those in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic, who can benefit from her many years growing in our bio-region.