The House in the Woods Seedling Sale is THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY! 10a-5p
Organic heirloom plants for your garden. We feature beautiful heirloom tomato plants, and weve got some new ones to share with you, along with old favorites. I should have plenty of basil plants, peppers and eggplant. Make it a nice country drive, bring friends and family, a picnic, visit the farm animals.
Sale Hours Use our NEW FARM LANE, see below!
Friday May 6th, 10am-5pm
Saturday May 7th, 10am-5pm
***USE OUR NEW FARM LANE ON SALE DAY, on PARK MILLS ROAD***
Address for GPS purposes but there is no mailbox: 2225 Park Mills Rd, Adamstown, MD.
Take 270 to Rte 80 West, go two miles, take a left on Park Mills Road, go about three miles, pass Mt Ephraim Rd and Bear Branch Road. Watch on your left sideyou will cross over Bennett Creek, pass a house, then immediately look for our new farm lane with a big House in the Woods billboard on sale day. Gone too far if you get to Lilypons Road. Drive up the lane and follow signs for parking.
House in the Woods Farm 2011 Organic Heirloom Plant Sale
$4.50 per tomato plant. Ask about other plants for sale.
Bring a box for your plants. Return pots to our mailbox, well re-use them!
May 6/7, 2011. More firstname.lastname@example.org 301-607-4048
REDS AND PINKS, PURPLES AND BLACKS (ie dark red)
____ Black KrimDark red beefsteak with rich sweet taste from Black Sea of Russia
____ BrandywinePinkish red, most popular heirloom originated in 1889.
____ Cherokee PurpleA favorite, from Tennessee cultivated by the Cherokee Tribe. Plants loaded with beefsteak tomatoes. Deep red interior flesh, rich, complex flavor.
____ Rutgers From 1934 the Jersey tomato, red tomatoes great taste for fresh slicing or cooking.
____ Cosmonaut Volkov From the Ukraine named for the famous Russian cosmonaut. Red slightly flattened fruit with good acid-sweetness balance.
____ Black Prince From Siberia, one of the most popular black tomatoes. Rich taste for cooking or fresh. Smaller fruit.
____ Old German/Pineapplea mild sweet fruity tomato, with red-yellow streaks to skin and flesh. Low acid, as are most yellow, orange and green tomatoes.
____ Green ZebraA magic tomato, green with dark green stripes, skin blushes yellow when ripe. Green salsa or even green sauce! A hit for contrast on a potluck platter. Also have some Cherokee Green.
____ Valencia Beautiful round bright orange tomatomild, fruity sweet that might remind you of a Valencia orange. From Maine.
____ Garden PeachYellow blushing pink, fruity sweet and juicy, with a slightly fuzzy skin. Just like a peach! Cute little 2 inch tomatoes.
PASTES for cooking and saucing
____ Speckled RomaPaste tomato, Red with a hint of orange and wavy yellow
streaks, a beauty! And sweet, youll want to cut some for the salad too.
____ Orange Banana another unique paste, this one is orange! Plum-shaped orange paste with pointed ends and a good sweet-tart flavor. An all-purpose plum tomato with good disease resistance.
____ Amish Pastereliable traditional red roma with thick skin and less juice, ideal for cooking and canning, but sweet enough to eat fresh.
____ Heinz Red plum tomato 2 oz firm fruit ideal for cooking.
____ Matts Wild CherryMini red wild cherry tomatoes, prolific. Cute little stems
with six bite-size tomatoes on each. Kids love em!
____ Sungold CherryOrange, super sweet mini tomato. A rare exception to our
heirloom rule in our tomato collection, this hybrid is worth it. Our CSA members
eat them all up on the car-ride home.
HERBS AND MORE (prices vary)-
Chamomilebeautiful little daisy-like flowers, dry them for tea
Sweet Basil and Thai Basilgreat culinary herbs for any herb garden
Peppers–bell peppers, pimento, paprika, jalapeno
Eggplant–Italian Nadia, Japanese Orient Express, and an heirloom specialty Beatrice