"A well-known hardy variety, Mary Washington` produces a good yield of uniform, medium green spears. Early, vigourous and excellent quality. The graceful, feathery green foliage remains attractive long after harvest. "
Well adapted to the climatic conditions of Quebec, this cultivar is known to be the best yielder after four seasons of complete culture. The plants of Asparagus are very young when you buy them. Plant them at every 40cm. Harvest starts the year after and will be more abundant with years. Needs a rich, deep, light and well drained soil; add compost every year.
the most known variety of eggplant is the dark purple one with an oblong shape just like a pear. Plant it in the garden 2 weeks after the last frost. Gets mature by the end of August; we apply a light pressure on the sides with the fingers: if the finger prints stay visible, the eggplant is ready, if the flesh bounces back, it`s not mature. Needs a light, compost-rich and well drained soil.
"DESCRIPTION: a compact plant bearing small oval green fruits. The white flesh is particularly mild and you don`t need to peel the pale-green skin. SOIL: riche and well drained CROP: faster than most other varieties. "
An early producer of beautiful ghostly white eggplants that grow to 20-25cm long. Both skin and flesh is white, with a mild flavor. Very tasty when fried, in a ratatouille or mixed with other vegetables. Used in pots, containers or in the garden in a compost-rich and well-drained soil, sheltered from the wind.
"DESCRIPTION: from Taïwan, this variety produces very long fruits from 30 to 50 cm. Its deep lavender fruits are sweet and tender and its skin doesn`t neeed to be peeled. CROP: early and very productive variety that can bear over 20 fruits. "
"DESCRIPTION: Very mild and sweet, the 25-30cm long, very slender fruit, are a beautiful light-lime green. One of the best tasting eggplants with superb flavor and very tender. This heirloom from Thailand is becoming popular with gourmet chefs. "
Variety with very large leaves; lightly aniseed flavored taste and strong aroma. It is recommended to pinch off the buds in order to maximize leaf production. It is best to add during the last few moments of cooking to preserve its volatile oils. Fresh: salads, oils, vegetables, tomato dishes, pastas. When infused, the basil appeases agitated spirits, warms you up and soothes headaches. Can be cultivated in pots or in the vegetable garden.
This variety features rich, dark purple leaves that are an exciting contrast in sauces, pasta dishes, vinegars. It is recommended to pinch off the buds in order to maximize leaf production. Harvest leaves just before blooming. Can be cultivated in pots on the balcony or in the vegetable garden in a well drained soil. Harmonizes well with annuals and perennials in a flower bed.
"DESCRIPTION: this shrubby basil grows in a globe shape and is really perfumed. The tender leaves have a stronger taste and tastes better if eaten fresh. SOIL: light, rich and well-drained. USES: mixed salads, pastas, sandwiches, mediterranean dishes."