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Cucumber, Little Potato: "(aka Khira Balam) Originally from India. Introduced into the 1997 SSE Yearbook by Indiana member Robert F. Bruns who got his seed from the USDA. Nearly round 3" fruits with brown russetted skin are borne heavily on robust semi-bush plants. Delicious lemon flavor. Stays crisp in storage." Potatoes Organizations, Lemony Flavored, Cucumber Seeds, Heirloom Seeds, Gardens 2015, Potatoes Cucumber, Gardens Wishlist, 50 Seeds, Cucumber Khira
Poona Kheera (Seed Savers Exchange)--(Cucumis sativus) Originally from Poona, India, this very unusual cucumber matures into what looks like a large russet potato. Smooth-skinned fruits turn from white to golden-yellow to russet brown and may be eaten at any stage, skin and all. Tender, crisp, and delicious. Hardy disease resistant vines produce an early crop with good yields. 55 days.
Herb, Black Cumin (aka Roman Coriander) (4 per Sq'): Grown for its aromatic black seeds that are ground and used like pepper. Feathery plants have bluish-white flowers that are followed by inflated ornamental pods. Annual. DIRECT SEED 1/8" Deep, GERMINATION 8-15 Days, THIN 8-12" Apart, LIGHT Full Sun
CRYSTAL APPLE CUCUMBER is a New Zealand heirloom that takes on the form of apple when mature, although it is best eaten when small. Deliciously tender, creamy and great for salads.
Growing tomatoes from seed to table - easy guide -http://empressofdirt.net/growing-tomatoes-from-seed-to-table/
Lacinato (Seed Savers Exchange)--(Brassica oleracea) (aka Dinosaur, Nero di Toscana) Italian heirloom that dates back to the eighteenth century. Bluegreen strap-like leaves are 3" wide by 10-18" long with a heavily savoyed texture. Excellent flavor that is enhanced by frost. Best eaten when leaves are small and tender. 62 days from transplant.
Seed Starter Soil blocks - easy and cheap to make a lot of starters Eliot Coleman's Organic Recipe • 30 units peat • 1/8 unit lime or ½ unit wood ashes, • 20 units coarse sand or perlite • 3/4 unit organic fertilizer (equal parts blood meal, colloidal phosphate and greensand) • 10 units good garden soil • 20 units well-aged compost