Organic Tendergreen Bush Bean, 1922 Heirloom $3.25 $4.00
The Living Seed Company - Calvin Keeney introduced this variety in 1922. This bush bean is a heavy yielder, even in hot temperatures and produces over an extended season.  The plants are vigorous, upright (no staking) and low maintenance.  Be prepared for lots of stringless, meaty, 6" pods of delicious, tender green beans.  This all purpose variety is great fresh, steamed, in casseroles, soups or stir fries, amazing pickled and perfect for freezing.  It is also a wonderful shelling bean having purple seeds with beige accents. Can be left to dry on the plant for a pretty dry bean. Organic Stringless Bush Bean 12-24" tall 50-75 days 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after 2-3 weeks of last frost as beans do like the ground to be warmer. Direct Seed 1-5" apart Planting Depth 1/2 -1" Thin 3-5" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Marketmore 76 Cucumber $2.95 $3.25
Marketmore 76 remains the most widely-planted open-pollinated slicer in the US! High Mowing Organic Seeds - Dark green fruits stay green and mild-tasting even under heat stress, while multiple disease resistances keep plants vigorous and highly productive across a long picking season. Showed good resistance to angular leaf spot and anthracnose in our trials. Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated 8-9" Dark green skin with bright white flesh Used for fresh eating 65 days 1/16 ounce (~25 Seeds) Highly resistant to Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Scab, and Powdery Mildew   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after the last frost when soil is warm. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 2-4 weeks before the last frost for an earlier harvest. Cucumbers benefit from consistent moisture. Provide support for vines to save space. Plant 6-8 Seeds on a Hill once the soil warms to 75 degrees Plant 1" Deep Thin to 3 or 4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Sugar Daddy Snap Pea (30" Height) $3.25 $3.75
The Living Seed Company - The luscious thick and crunchy skin of the sugar snap pea allows for an extended harvest and harbors the perfect home for the delectable peas that are housed inside.  Peas are a delight fresh tossed into salads, lightly steamed as a side, or tossed in at the end of fried rice or a stir fry or eaten right from the vine! In France they use the term mange tout to refer to edible podded peas, which means eat all. Can tolerate some heat. Blanch and freeze to keep a bit of early summer in you ice box! Edible podded, 65-70 days. Organic Vines grow to 2.5' feet Sweet Edible podded pea 65-75 days 50 Seeds   Instructions - Peas thrive in cool weather. Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 7-14 days. Double rows of peas can be planted on each side of a trellis. Direct Seed 2" apart Plant 1/2" deep Plant Rows 24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic French Breakfast Radish, 1870 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange -(aka Radis Demi-long Rose a Bout Blanc) A very early market garden radish of French origin. Listed by J.M. Thorburn & Co of New York in 1870. Oblong and blunt, rose-scarlet with a white tip. White crisp flesh with a mildly pungent flavor. Sow in the spring or fall and pick when small. 20-30 days. Characteristics:  Organic Oblong roots Dark pink roots fade to white Mildly pungent flavor Fall/winter and spring radish 20-30 days 250 Seeds per packet    Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Plant in full sun. Successive plantings can be made every 3-4 weeks throughout summer and fall to provide a continual harvest. Plant 1" apart Plant 1/2" deep Plant Rows 12" apart Thin 2-3" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Sugar Snap Pea (24" Height) $2.95 $3.25
The Living Seed Company - The one and only Sugar Snap!  Adored since its introduction in 1979 and an All American Selection winner. Vines bear over a long harvesting period.  Eat the whole pod fresh or cooked.  Great yields in the cold or heat.  You say sugar and I'll say snap!  Snap peas are a delight fresh tossed into salads, lightly steamed as a side, or tossed in at the end of fried rice, in a stir fry or eaten right from the vine! Blanch and freeze to keep a bit of early summer in you ice box! Edible podded, 65-70 days. Organic Vines grow to 2.5' feet Pods best eaten when small Edible podded pea 65-70 days 50 Seeds   Instructions - Peas thrive in cool weather. Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Seeds will germinate in 7-14 days. Double rows of peas can be planted on each side of a trellis. Our family tends to not trellis these and just space them a little closer together to support themselves.   Direct Seed 2" apart Plant 1/2" deep Plant Rows 24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Aurora Pepper (Hot) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - Stunning 1½" long fruits borne on foot-high ornamental plants, perfect for container growing. Fruits ripen from lavender to deep purple to orange and finally to red. 60-75 days from transplant. Medium hot. Organic Colorful fruits grow to 1-2 inches Plants grow to 12 inches Medium hot pepper 60-75 days from transplant 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant 1/4" deep Germinates in 14 days Plant Rows 12-24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability    
Organic Double Standard Corn, Sweet Bi-Color Corn $3.25 $4.00
The Living Seed Company - This bi-colored sweet corn, hearkens back to a delicious yellow corn from the early 1900’s called Burnell and an early white kerneled heirloom from the Saint Lawrence Valley in New York state .  Known for its vigor, sweetness and easy pollination.  Organic Tender, sweet kernels Ideal for freezing and fresh eating Sweet corn 75-90 days   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 3/4” deep after danger of frost has passed. Plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8-12" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained, fertile soil with plenty of water. Plant 4" apart Plant 1" Deep Germinates in 5-10 days Plant Rows 36-48" apart  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic Rattlesnake Pole Bean $2.95 $3.25
Exceptional heirloom flavor fresh, shelled, or dry! High Mowing Organic Seeds - Picked fresh, beans are round and dark green with unusual purple streaks that fade when cooked. Shelled beans are beige, with rattlesnake streaks when fully dry. Signature addition for roadside stands and farmer's markets. Streaked seeds. Characteristics:  Organic  Pole bean 10' Vines Wax bean 65 days 1oz seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after 2-3 weeks of last frost as beans do like the ground to be warmer. Plan to support with trellis or stakes, even though it is a bush bean, the plant likes the extra support.  Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Plant 36-48" apart
Organic Little Gem Lettuce, 1920's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Living Seed Company - An absolute gourmet treat! This English heirloom is a miniature green Romaine-type lettuce with butterhead sweetness. Also known as Sucrine and Sugar Cos. Prime eating at 4" - 6" tall. Heads are 4" across. Tender blanched hearts. A very popular variety among top chefs. Organic 35-55 days heat-tolerant Minature Romaine lettuce When you harvest 2" above the soil line, new leaves will emerge 250 Seeds   Instructions - Sow continuously for a constant supply of lettuce.  Plant in full sun or partial shade. Sow Seed 1" apart Plant 1/4" deep Germinate 5-10 days Thin 6-10" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Costata Romanesco, 1600's Heirloom $3.50 $4.00
We are running low but have more on the way. It is am amazing squash. The Living Seed Company - This Italian gourmet nutty summer squash has a unique appearance that piques the interest of any curious gardener.  With green skin and ribbing, this Italian heirloom surprises with its tender skin and delectable taste! The ribbed edges give the squash a beautiful scalloped appearance when sliced.  This heirloom has been enjoyed for centuries and will do well in most any garden.  Male flowers are edible and delicious! Best if harvested at 6" or smaller but does not loss its flavor with increasing size.  Ribbed, Speckled skin Best when eaten under 6" Summer squash 50-60 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out. Plant 1/2" deep Hill 6-8 seeds together Thin to 3-4 plants Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Dragon Carrot, 1890 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
This is a Firefly kid favorite! Our kids love the purple skin.  Seed Exchange - This carrot’s beautiful red-purple exterior provides a striking contrast to its yellow-orange interior and light yellow core. A treat for the eye when sliced, its sweet, almost spicy, flavor makes this carrot a home gardener’s favorite and a best-seller at specialty and farmers’ markets. Considered the most refined purple carrot available, it was bred by Seed Savers Exchange member John Navazio. 90 days. Best-seller Red-purple skin Yellow-orange interior Exceptionally sweet, almost spicy 90 days ±250 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors before 3-4  weeks of last frost or soil can be worked. Plant 1/2" apart Plant 1/4" Deep Plant Rows 16-24" apart Thin 2-4" Apart
The Three Sisters - Traditional $8.95 $9.75
The Three Sisters is based on a Native American lore.  The stories vary but what remains constant is the tradition of planting Corn, Beans and Squash together.  The corn is planted first, followed by the beans and squash in a few weeks. The corn provides a stalk for the beans to grow up on, while the beans provide nitrogen to the corn and squash, and the squash provides shades for the roots and helps to retain moisture.  We combine our Butternut Squash, Golden Bantam Corn, and  a Pole Bean.  Play around with any combination you like.  Instructions - There are many ways you can do plant a traditional three sisters garden.  One method is to plant a plot of corn in a square and then plant the beans on the outer square, while the squash is then planted around the beans.  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on seed varieties in stock.
Red Habanero Pepper (Lucifer's Dream) $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - (C. chinense) (aka Lucifer’s Dream) Caribbean favorite many times hotter than the jalapeño. Three-foot tall plants produce enormous yields of small rippled peppers with a characteristic fruity flavor and aroma. 90-100 days from transplant. Sizzling hot. Small, rippled, bright red fruits Plants grow to 3 feet Very hot pepper Enormous yields 90-100 days from transplant 25 Seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm. Sow indoors 8 weeks before the last frost Plant 1/4" deep Germinates in 14 days Plant Rows 12-24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute based on supplier availability
Organic Parade Bunching Onion $3.25 $3.75
The Living Seed Company - Parade bunching onion or scallion, is a vigorous variety with superb upright posture for easy harvest and cleaning. The flavor is mild and satisfying and the texture is firm. Parade has beautiful deep green leaves and an extra long white base. Scallions stalks (the white) have more of an onion punch and its firmer texture can withstand longer cooking times. The greens are more chive like and are typically added at the end of cooking or used fresh. Characteristics:  Organic Plants grow to 12-20 inches tall Onion flavored bulbs and chive flavored leaves 100 Seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1/2" deep after the last frost.   Sow 1/2" deep Plant 2-3" apart Grow Rows 12" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Bountiful Bean, 1898 Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Seed Exchange - In 1898 Abel Steele of Ferguson, Ontario won a $25.00 prize for naming this new variety from Peter Henderson & Company, previously known as “New Green Bush Bean No. 1.” Heavy crops of excellent quality, brittle, stringless 6-7" pods. Productive plants grow up to 18" tall. Sprawling bush habit, snap, 45-50 days Bush bean Sprawling bush habit Stringless pods Extremely productive Snap bean 45-50 days 50 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil and air temperatures have warmed. Harvest frequently for increased yields. Direct Seed 2" apart Planting Depth 1" Trellis, Fence, or Tee-Pee Rows 36-48" apart
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