Organic Red Rubin Basil $3.25 $3.75
We have more on the way as we are currently our. Simply place your orders and we will get it to you. The Living Seed Company - Purple basil exudes beautiful deep purple glossy leaves, offering Italian, Thai and Mediterranean dishes a sweet color accent.  Wonderful when combined in vinegar. A gorgeous herb has a similar taste profile to its green counterpart.  Can be used in any recipe calling for basil and as a stunning garnish.  This traditional classic Italian annual is authentic in appearance, offering a prized, spicy flavor. The purple basil reaches modest heights of 8 – 10” but can also be used ornamentally and in arrangements. This fragrant plant offers a delicious aroma and is choice for a wide range of dishes. Excellent for pesto, marinara, in soups, stews, and even tea. Enjoy this herb raw or lightly cooked. This annual is easy to grow and is known for its vigor.  The glossy basil, grows uniformly, with stunning lilac flowers that attracts bees.  Organic Annual plants Plants will grow to 18"  Sweet, fragrant leaves 60-80 Days 150 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil. Sow 1/8" deep Germination 5-30 days Thin to 4-6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Organic Lemon Balm $3.25 $3.75
The Living Seed Company - (Melissa officinales) A lovely soothing and potent herb known for imparting a lemon/citrus-scent and flavor.  Orignally from the Mediterranean and Asia, this versatile perennial has been used since ancient times for its culinary and medicinal properties.  Melissa (part of its Latin name) comes from the greek word for honeybee and has been associated with power and even immortaltity. Can be used fresh or dry in teas, baths, tonics, and even as insect repellent. Naturally, lemon balm attracts bees.  Characteristics:  Organic Grown as an annual or tender perennial in warm climates Plants grow to 18-24 inches tall 70 days 50 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds inside 6-8 weeks before the last frost.  Transplant 18" apart.  Plant Seed 1/8" deep Germination 7-21 days Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability. 
White Ice Lavender $3.25 $3.29
Renee's Garden - No lavender lover should be without White Ice, our award-winning hardy white Lavender, bred by our most respected Dutch seed producers. These compact, softly vase-shaped plants grow 12 to 14 inches tall and, if started early, they reliably begin flowering the first season from seed. The fragrant white flower bracts have an especially sweet, clear lavender scent. Long blooming White Ice shows off beautifully in patio pots and is particularly striking at the front of garden borders. Characteristics:  Renee's Garden Exclusive  Perennial  Compact and graceful plants  Sweetly fragrant  White flower  Attracts pollinators  Approx 25 seeds   Instructions - In early spring, sow seeds about 1 inch apart in a container of seed starting mix, cover very lightly and keep at 60-70°F (16-21°C) in a spot with good air circulation. Keep evenly moist but not soggy. Seedlings emerge slowly and unevenly over 18 to 28 days. Provide a good light source. When seedlings have several sets of leaves, transplant into 4-inch plastic pots. Provide consistent water, but let the soil dry out on top between waterings. Feed every few weeks. Plant outside when plants are 2 to 3 inches tall after gradually acclimating to outdoors. Plant in: May - June in cold winters and February - May  Full sun  Plant 1/2 - 1 inch apart  Cover Lightly  21-28 days to germinate  Mature Height: 12-14 inches  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Hidcote Lavender $2.89
Renee's Garden - Our wonderful Hidcote has the loveliest perfume of all the English lavenders. The long-blooming plants with their soft narrow silvery foliage and vivid, deep purple velvety calyxes make beautiful landscape plants. Cut and hang the richly scented flower spikes upside down in a cool place for fragrant long lasting bouquets and sachets, or leave the blooms to charm your senses and attract a flotilla of summer butterflies.  Characteristics:  English lavender Perennial  Perfumed flowers  Deep purple flower  Approx 205 seeds   Instructions - In early spring, sow lavender seeds 1 inch apart in a container of seed starting mix, cover very lightly and keep at 65°F (18°C). Keep the container moist but not soggy until seedlings slowly emerge over 14 to 25 days, providing a good light source. When seedlings have several sets of leaves, transplant 2 inches apart into deeper containers. Plant outside in a well-drained sunny spot when plants are 2 to 3 inches tall after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions.  Plant in: February - May  Full sun  Cover lightly  Plant 1/2 - 1 inch apart  14-25 days to germinate  Mature Height: 1.5 - 2 feet  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Spanish Purple Ribbons Lavender $2.95 $3.25
Renee's Garden - Purple Ribbon's silvery-gray, drought-tolerant foliage is crowned with plump oblong purple flower bracts with a bright top knot of lavender petals. Both the foliage and flowers of these tough plants from the Mediterranean have a spicy pine fragrance. Purple Ribbons take unrelenting sun and heat. It performs well in both dry, hot landscapes and milder-climate cottage gardens. In cold winter areas, use Purple Ribbons as a handsome, aromatic container plant.  Characteristics:  Heirloom Herb  Perennial  Weather tolerant  Silvery foliage  Purple flower  Spicy scent  Approx 40 seeds   Instructions - In early spring, sow lavender seeds 1 inch apart in a container of seed starting mix, cover very lightly and keep at 65°F (18°C). Keep the container moist but not soggy until seedlings slowly emerge over 14 to 25 days, providing a good light source. When seedlings have several sets of leaves, transplant 2 inches apart into deeper containers. Plant outside in a well-drained sunny spot when plants are 2 to 3 inches tall after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions.  Plant in: February - May  Full sun  Cover lightly  Plant 1/2 - 1 inch apart  14-25 days to germinate  Mature Height: 1.5 - 2 feet  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Chervil French, Heirloom $2.95 $3.25
Renee's Garden - Chervil’s lacy leaves are finely cut and light green, as delicate and dainty as their flavor is subtle. This classic herb is essential in French “fines herbes” mixtures and used as a tarragon substitute. Chervil has a refined taste reminiscent of anise and parsley, delicious in salads or to highlight sauces, sautés, and soups. Hard to find in U.S. markets, chervil is an important herb for kitchen gardeners to grow – its special flavor rewards your efforts many times over. Our imported seed is the best French variety. Characteristics:  Renee's Garden Exclusive  Annual  Heirloom Herb  Lacy leaves  Delicate and sweet flavor  Approx 900 seeds   Instructions - Start chervil in early spring when the weather is settled but still cool. Plant in filtered sun or light shade if the climate is very hot. Sow seeds 1 to 2 inches apart in a well-worked fertile seedbed. Cover very lightly and keep evenly moist while awaiting germination. Sow again for a fall crop when the weather cools in late summer or early fall. Chervil needs rich moist soil and ample moisture for lush growth. Thin early and keep well weeded and watered.  Plant in: February - May or September - October  Sun or partial shade  Plant 1-2 inches apart  Plant 1/4 inch deep  10-14 days to germinate  Mature Height: 12 inch Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Alpine Pineapple Strawberry $2.95 $3.25
Our restock of this awesome strawberry comes in this week! Get your orders in as it’s first come first serve for these guys. Renee's Garden - These special Alpine Strawberries produce a multitude of plump, 1 inch pointed pastel yellow berries with the delectable flavor and aroma of pineapples and roses. The mounding little strawberry plants with their bright green leaves are rugged, easy to grow, and do not set runners. Alpine strawberries begin bearing their first season, offering gemlike little fruits all summer, and plants will grow larger and return every season. Indulge yourself by pairing “Pineapple” with our red fruiting “Mignonette” for a perfect summer duet.  Characteristics:  Pastel yellow berries  Perennial  Delectable flavor  Aroma of pineapples and roses  Approx 250 seeds   Instructions - In spring, sow seeds 1 inch apart and 1⁄8 inch deep in a container of fine seed starting mix. Maintain at 60–70°F (16-21°C) and provide a strong light source. Keep evenly moist but not soggy. Be patient, seeds can take 14 to 28 days to germinate. Feed young seedlings every 2 weeks with half-strength fertilizer. When they have several sets of leaves, transplant 3 inches apart into a deeper container or individual pots so root systems have room to develop. When 3 inches tall, gradually acclimate to outdoor conditions and plant 8-10 inches apart in fertile soil in full sun or partial shade in very hot climates.  Plant in: February - April  Full sun or partial shade  Plant 1/8 inch  Plant 1 inch apart  14-28 days to germinate  Mature Height: 6-8 inches  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Thyme $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - One of the most versatile herbs used in cooking, can be used to season any meat or vegetable. Plants grow 6-12" tall with a sprawling habit. Perennial in zones 5-8. Characteristics:  Organic Annual or perennial in zones 5-8 Plants grow to 6-12 inches Tiny, green leaves grow on woody stems 250 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors on surface of soil. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed. After first year cut plants back each spring to renew them and keep them tidy. Plants prefer well-drained dry soil. Sow 6-8 weeks before the last frost Germination 10-20 days Plant 6-12 apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Munstead English Lavender $2.89
Renee's Garden - Our easy-to-grow Munstead has the perfume of authentic English lavender – a clear, sweet fragrance without medicinal overtones. The semi-dwarf plants grow into 1 1/2 to 2 foot, silvery-green mounds with plump lavender-blue flower spikes. Use these plants in landscape borders for a wave of soft color in early summer. Their grey-green foliage and aromatic blooms will charm your senses and attract a flotilla of summer butterflies.  Characteristics:  Heirloom Herb  Sweetly perfumed  Plump flower spikes  Attracts butterflies  Approx 145 seeds   Instructions - In early spring, sow lavender seeds in a container of seed starting mix, cover very lightly and keep at 60-70°F (16-21°C). Keep the container moist but not soggy until seedlings slowly emerge over 14 to 28 days, providing a good light source. When seedlings have several sets of leaves, transplant into individual 4-inch pots. Plant outside in a well-drained sunny spot when plants are 2 to 3 inches tall after gradually acclimating to outdoor conditions.  Plant in: February - May  Full sun  Cover lightly  Plant 1/2 - 1 inch apart  14-28 days to germinate  Mature Height: 1.5 - 2 feet  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Lemon Balm Herb, 1300's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (Melissa officinalis) A favorite of French King Charles V in the 14th century. Strong lemon-scented leaves are used for making tea. Said to have a calming effect and is also soothing for upset stomachs. Perennial in zones 4-9. Characteristics:  Perennial in zones 4-9 Plants grow to 20-50 inches tall Leaves have a strong scent of lemon 250 seeds  Instructions - Sow seeds indoors on the surface of the soil. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed in late spring. Seeds can also be directly sown outdoors two weeks after last spring frost. Remove seed heads to keep plants from self-seeding. Prefers sandy well-drained soil; leaves will be more aromatic in poor soil.  Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before the last frost  Germination: 14-21 Days Plant Outdoors: 12” Apart Light: Sun/Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Garden Cress Herb $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Looking to add a little zing to your salads and sandwiches? This herb will do the trick! It flourishes whether planted in containers or in the garden, producing ruffled leaves with a refreshing peppery flavor. Quick to grow, it is also quick to bolt so consider succession sowings. 14-30 days.  Characteristics:  New for 2022 Works well in containers or in the garden Refreshing peppery flavor Quick to grow 14-30 days 250 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and all danger of frost has passed. Make successive sowings for continuous summer harvest. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich, well-drained soil.  Direct Seed: 1" Apart Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep Germination: 5-30 Days  Plant Outdoors Thin: 4-6" Apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Finale Fennel $2.95 $3.25
Vigorous plants were a hit in High Mowing trials, producing huge juicy bulbs. High Mowing Organic Seeds - Very large, uniform bulbs with slightly flattened shape Bulbing-types produce large sweet bulbs. Finale stores well, keeping good quality and maintaining a crisp, juicy texture and pleasant flavor. Excellent bolt resistance.  Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Bolt-resistant  4" bulbs 80 days  1/32 oz approx.  Instructions - Fennel needs deep, well-drained, moderately fertile soil with a pH from 6.1-8.0. It has a very deep taproot. Plant 1/4-1/2" deep  Direct seed at 2" and thin to 6-8" Plant 18" rows apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Globe Basil, Greek Basil $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Forms a perfect 12-18" globe bush with very small thin leaves. Intense sweet basil scent with spicy flavor, slow to go to seed. Ideal for containers or as borders in gardens. Very uniform strain. Annual. Characteristics:  Organic Annual plants Plants grow to a 12-18 inch globe with thin leaves Great for container and ornamental plantings 250 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and the temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil. Direct Seed 1/8" deep Germination 5-30 days Thin 4-6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability. 
Organic Lime Basil Herb $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (O. americanum) Zesty lime flavor and aroma. Delicious in salads, salsa, and fish and chicken dishes. Compact, mounding plants average 20" in height. More heat tolerant than sweet basil. Annual.  Characteristics:  Organic Annual plants Plants grow to 20 inches tall Lime scent and flavor 250 seeds  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and the temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil.  Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep  Germination: 5-30 Days  Thin: 4-6" Apart  Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Lemon Basil, Heirloom $2.95 $3.25
Narrow leaf basil from Southeast Asia with delightfully strong aroma and lemony flavor. Hugh Mowing Organic Seeds - Delicious with fish and in salad dressings. Flowering stalks can be added to bouquets to lend a wonderful lemony fragrance. A smaller-leaf variety, reaching 15" tall. Organic & Open-Pollinated Specialty variety Nice bouquet flower Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil. Sow 1/8" deep Germination 5-30 days Thin to 4-6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
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