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Annual Vegetable Garden and Heirloom Garden Seeds: Home Garden Sweet Corn, Burpless Cucumbers, Salad Cucumbers, Bush Cucumbers, and great tasting Pickling Cucumbers.

* NEW * Honey and Cream Sweet Corn, * NEW * Japanese Long Cucumber, Frosty Sweet Corn, Golden Cross Sweet Corn, Ornamental Indian Corn, Sugar and Gold Sweet Corn, Sweet Slice Burpless Cucumber, Bush Marketmore 86 Cucumber, Bush Pickle Cucumber, Hartley Cucumber Hybrid, Marketmore 76 Cucumber, Marketmore 97 Cucumber, Telegraph Improved Greenhouse Cucumber, and Wisconsin SMR 58 Pickling Cucumber Seed.

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Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-68, Growing The BEST Corn. (Listed Below)


June 17, 2009

Please note that most of our vegetable, flower and herb seeds - including collections - are now SOLD OUT for the season. Please check back with us in January for the 2010 seeds.

Our Pumpkin Patch is still fully stocked with all varieties, and our Country Store has a full selection of great gardening gifts.


Hart's Frosty Sweet Corn seed
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Frosty SWEET CORN Seed (Hybrid)
Stock #: HSV2122 (18 gram Packet)     Price: $2.19
EARLY - Matures in 75 Days
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Out of Stock for the Season

EARLY CORN: FROSTY SWEET CORN is a NEW, earlier, glossy-white corn with Silver Queen-like quality. Frosty produces uniform, easily harvested ears 8 inches long, with 16 rows of succulent while kernels filled to the tip. Frosty sweet corn is excellent for the home vegetable garden, roadside stand and fresh market. Frosty sweet corn is excellent for canning or freezing.

SOWING ... Plant Frosty corn seed outdoors in a sunny location after danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4-6 seeds placed in a circle 6 inches across; cover corn seed 1-1/2 inch of soil. Each circle is called a hill. Space hills 3 feet apart. Sweet corn seed may also be spaced in rows spacing seed 4 to 6 inches apart in a row. Plant rows of corn side by side in block formation to aid pollination.

THINNING ... When Frosty corn plants are 4 to 5 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 strongest in hill or 12 apart in rows.

GERMINATION ... Frosty corn seed germinates in 5 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... For continuous harvest plant Frosty sweet corn every 3 weeks till mid-summer. Pull soil up around plants when cultivating to help keep wind from blowing down. Pick when corn silks turn brown. Frosty sweet corn is excellent for canning or freezing.


Hart's Corn seed - Golden Cross Sweet Corn Seed
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Golden Cross SWEET CORN Seed (Hybrid)
Stock #: HSV2123     Price: $2.19
Matures in 82 Days
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GOLDEN CROSS SWEET CORN is a reliable hybrid for most purposes over a wide range of environmental conditions is the reason this variety remains popular. Golden Cross Sweet Corn produces ears 8 inches long with 12 to 16 rows of delicious kernels.

SOWING ... Plant corn seed outdoors in a sunny location after danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4-6 seeds placed in a circle 6 inches across; cover seed with 1 1/2 inches of soil. Each circle is called a hill. Space hills 3 feet apart. Sweet corn may also be planted in rows, spacing corn seed 4 to 6 inches apart in row. Plant sweet corn in rows side by side in a block formation to aid in pollination.

THINNING ... When Golden Cross sweet corn plants are 4 to 5 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 strongest in hill or 12 inches apart in rows.

GERMINATION ... Golden Cross sweet corn seed germinates in 5 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... For continuous harvest plant corn every 3 weeks till mid-summer. Pull soil up around plants when cultivating to help keep wind from blowing down. Pick when corn silks turn brown. Golden Cross sweet corn is excellent for canning or freezing.


Hart's Corn seed - Ornamental Indian Corn
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Ornamental Indian CORN Seed
Stock #: HSV2124     Price: $2.19
Matures in 110 Days
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Out of Stock for the Season

ORNAMENTAL CORN, best known as Indian corn (Maize) is used for FALL decoration. The large 8-inch long ears produce a variety of interesting colors on eight (8) foot tall plants. Ornamental Indian Corn is an excellent variety for the home garden, as it can be used for Fall home decoration purposes and Halloween party decorations.

SOWING ... Plant Ornamental Indian corn seed outdoors in a sunny location, when ground has warmed and danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 seeds placed in a circle 6 inches across. Cover corn seeds with 1-1/2 inches of soil, well pressed down. Each circle is called a hill. Space hills 3 feet apart. Indian corn seed may also be planted in rows, spacing seed 3 to 5 inches apart in a row. Plant several rows 30 to 45 inches apart to aid in pollination.

THINNING ... When Ornamental Indian corn plants are 4 to 5 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 strongest plants in the hill or 6 to 8 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Ornamental Indian Corn seed germinates in 5 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... For highest yields, fertilize Indian corn 2 to 3 times during season. When cultivating, pull soil up around corn plants to help prevent wind damage. Pick ears when husks begin to dry. Dry Ornamental Indian Corn thoroughly for decoration purposes.


Hart's Corn seed - Honey and Cream Sweet Corn
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NEW * Honey and Cream SWEET CORN Seed (Hybrid)
Stock #: HSV9125     Price: $2.19
EARLY - Matures in 78 Days Bi-Color
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Out of Stock for the Season

A NEW EARLY CORN VARIETY: Honey and Cream is considered by many to be the most delicious vegetable grown in the home garden. Producing 8-inch long ears with 14 delicious rows of sugar-sweet kernels, it is an excellent variety for the home vegetable garden. Try some Honey and Cream sweet corn this season for an early table treat.

SOWING ... Plant corn seed outdoors in a sunny location after danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 seeds placed in a circle 6 inches across. Cover Honey and Cream Corn seeds with 1-1/2 inches of soil, well pressed down. Each circle is called a hill. Space hills 3 feet apart. May also be planted in rows, spacing seed 3 to 5 inches apart in the row. Plant several rows side by side to aid in pollination.

THINNING ... When Honey and Cream corn plants are 4 to 5 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 strongest plants in the hill or 6 to 8 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Honey and Cream Corn seed germinates in 5 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... For continuous harvest, plant corn every 2 to 3 weeks till mid-summer. For highest yields, fertilize corn 2 to 3 times during the season. When cultivating, pull soil up around corn plants to help prevent wind damage. Pick corn when silks turn brown. Honey and Cream Corn is excellent for canning or freezing.


Hart's Sugar and Gold Sweet Corn Seed
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Sugar and Gold SWEET CORN Seed (Hybrid)
Stock #: HSV2126p (42 gram Poly Bag)     Price: $2.19
Matures in 65 - 90 Days
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Out of Stock for the Season

SUGAR and GOLD SWEET CORN is an excellent, high quality, bi-colored, sweet corn variety. Producing 8-inch long ears with 14 delicious rows of sugar-sweet kernels, it is an excellent variety for the home vegetable garden. Try some Sugar and Gold corn this growing season for a delicious family table treat.

SOWING ... Plant corn seed outdoors in a sunny location, the latter part of May, after all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 seeds placed in a circle 6 inches across. Cover seeds with 1 inch of soil, well pressed down. Each circle is called a hill. Space hills 3 feet apart. Sugar and Gold may also be planted in rows, spacing seed 3 to 5 inches apart in the row. Plant several rows side by side to aid in pollination.

THINNING ... When Sugar and Gold corn plants are 4 to 5 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 strongest plants in the hill or 6 to 8 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Sugar and Gold corn seed germinates in 8 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... For continuous harvest, plant Sugar and Gold corn every 2 to 3 weeks till mid-summer. For highest yields, fertilize corn 2 to 3 times during the season. When cultivating, pull soil up around corn plants to help prevent wind damage. Pick corn when silks turn brown. Sugar and Gold corn is excellent for canning or freezing.


Hart's Bush Marketmore 86 Cucumber Seed
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Bush Marketmore 86 CUCUMBER Seed
Stock #: HSV2026     Price: $2.29
Matures in 68 Days
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Out of Stock for the Season

BUSH VARIETY CUCUMBER: Bush Marketmore 86 Cucumber variety is a high quality slicing cucumber with a small, semi bush vine type that promotes easier picking. Fruit is 8 to 9 inches long, straight sided and dark green. Bush Marketmore 86 Cucumber is resistant to downy mildew, powdery mildew, scab and mosaic virus. This cucumber variety is adapted to many growing areas.

SOWING ... Plant Bush Marketmore 86 cucumber seeds in late spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 seeds placed in a ring about 2 inches across; cover with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Each ring is called a hill and hills should be spaced 3 to 4 feet apart.

THINNING ... When cucumber plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin, leaving the 3 or 4 strongest plants in each hill.

GERMINATION ... Bush Marketmore 86 Cucumber seed germinates in 8 to 12 days depending on weather conditions and soil temperature.

REMARKS ... For best flavor, pick cucumber fruits when 6 to 8 inches long. High fertility and plenty of moisture stimulate growth and increase the cucumber yield considerably.


Hart's - Bush Pickle Cucumber seed
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Bush Pickle CUCUMBER Seed
Stock #: HSV2027     Price: $2.29
Matures in 55 Days
(- Concombre - Pepino - Cetriolo -)

Out of Stock for the Season

BUSH VARIETY - PICKLE CUCUMBER: Instead of a sprawling vine, these pickle cucumbers are produced on compact, bushy plants. Bush Pickle cucumbers are especially good for the home patio, small vegetable gardens or rooftop growing containers, the cucumber plants measure only 3 feet in diameter at maturity.

SOWING ... Plant Bush Pickle cucumber seed outdoors in late spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 seeds placed in a ring about 2 inches across; cover with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Each ring of seeds is called a hill and hills should be spaced 3 to 5 feet apart each way.

THINNING ... When cucumber plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin, leaving the 3 or 4 strongest plants in each hill. When Bush Pickle cucumber plants are grown in containers, thin to 1 or 2 plants depending on size of the container.

GERMINATION ... Bush Pickle Cucumber seed germinates in 8 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... A second planting of Bush Pickle cucumbers in early summer is recommended for a fall harvest. Pick fruit often and for best flavor do not permit them to grow too large. Control insects on cucumbers with vegetable dust.


Hart's Cucumber seed - Telegraph Improved
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Telegraph Improved CUCUMBER Seed
Stock #: HSV2028     Price: $2.29
Matures in 60 Days
(- Concombre - Pepino - Cetriolo -)

Out of Stock for the Season

The traditional greenhouse cucumber, this Telegraph Improved cucumber variety can also be grown outdoors. Produces straight, dark green, slender cucumbers, 15 - 18 inches long, with very few seeds and excellent flavor. Great for garden salads...!

SOWING ... If starting plants indoors, plant cucumber seed on edge, just below surface. Keep soil moist and warm, a minimum of 68 degrees F. Transplant after 4 to 5 weeks either in greenhouse or outdoors in late spring after the ground has warmed. Can also plant cucumber seeds directly outdoors after the ground has warmed along fence or trellis. Space cucumber seeds 3 inches apart and cover with 1/2 inch of soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until cucumber seeds start to grow.

THINNING ... When Telegraph Improved cucumber plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin to 12 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Telegraph Improved cucumber seed germinates in 7 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Telegraph Improved Cucumbers will curl if not grown on fence, stakes or trellis. As plants grow, remove bottom 4 - 6 leaves to provide air circulation. This cucumber variety will set fruit without pollination.


Hart's Cucumber seed - Hartley Cucumber F1 Hybrid
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Hartley CUCUMBER Seed (Hybrid)
Stock #: HSV20299     Price: $2.29
Matures in 68 Days
(- Pepino - Concombre - Cetriolo -)

Out of Stock for the Season

A RELIABLE CUCUMBER VARIETY: The Hartley Cucumber has excellent eating qualities and is adaptable to both hot and cold climates. Resistance to Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Powdery and Downey Mildew, Leaf Spot, Anthracnose and Cucumber Scab, makes this cucumber variety a reliable performer in the vegetable garden.

SOWING ... Plant Hartley cucumber seed outdoors in spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 cucumber seeds placed in a ring about 4 inches across; cover with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Each ring of cucumber seeds is called a hill and hills should be spaced 4 to 6 feet apart each way.

THINNING ... When Hartley cucumber plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin, leaving the 3 or 4 strongest plants in each hill.

GERMINATION ... Hartley cucumber seed germinates in 8 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... A second planting of Hartley cucumber in early summer is recommended for fall harvest. For best flavor, pick fruits when 6 to 8 inches long. May be grown on stakes or a trellis for best results or where space is limited. Control insects on cucumbers with vegetable dust.


Hart's Cucumber seed - Japanese Long
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NEW * Japanese Long CUCUMBER Seed (Burpless)
Stock #: HSV90399     Price: $2.29
Matures in 65 Days
(- Pepino - Concombre - Cetriolo -)

Out of Stock for the Season

A NEW CUCUMBER VARIETY: The Japanese Long Cucumber grows long, slender sweet tasting fruit which are crisp, mild, and easy to digest. Japanese Long cucumbers grow up to a foot long and have few seeds. The Japanese Long cucumber is one of the best Japanese cucumber varieties for the home vegetable garden.

SOWING ... Plant Japanese Long cucumber seed outdoors in spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 cucumber seeds placed in a ring about 4 inches across; cover with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Each ring of cucumber seeds is called a hill and hills should be spaced 4 to 6 feet apart each way.

THINNING ... When Japanese Long cucumber plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin, leaving the 3 or 4 strongest plants in each hill.

GERMINATION ... Japanese Long cucumber seed germinates in 8 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... A second planting of Japanese Long cucumber in early summer is recommended for fall harvest. For best flavor, pick cucumbers when 6 to 8 inches long. Best grown on fence or a trellis for best results or where space is limited, to keep cucumbers straight and dry.


Hart's Cucumber seed - Marketmore 76
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Marketmore 76 CUCUMBER Seed
Stock #: HSV2029     Price: $1.89
Matures in 67 Days
(- Concombre - Pepino - Cetriolo -)

Out of Stock for the Season

MAIN CROP CUCUMBER: Marketmore 76 cucumber is long, cylindrical, straight, firm and smooth, with excellent uniformity. Resistance to Cucumber Mosaic Virus, Powdery and Downey Mildew and Cucumber Scab, makes this variety a reliable performer. Marketmore 76 Cucumber is highly recommended for main crop harvest in the early fall.

SOWING ... Plant cucumber seed outdoors in late spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 cucumber seeds placed in a ring about 2 inches across; cover seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Each ring of cucumber seeds is called a hill and hills should be spaced 4 to 6 feet apart each way.

THINNING ... When cucumber plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin, leaving the 3 or 4 strongest plants in each hill.

GERMINATION ... Marketmore 76 Cucumber seed germinates in 8 to 10 days depending on weather conditions and soil temperature.

REMARKS ... For best cucumber results use a trellis or stakes. For best flavor, pick fruits when 6 to 8 inches long. Do not permit fruits to grow too large. Control insects on cucumbers with vegetable dust.


Hart's - Marketmore 97 Cucumber seed
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Marketmore 97 CUCUMBER Seed (Burpless)
Stock #: HSV2030     Price: $2.29
EARLY -- Matures in 62 Days
(- Concombre - Pepino - Cetriolo -)

Out of Stock for the Season

BURPLESS CUCUMBER VARIETY: Marketmore 97 (Burpless) Cucumber is one of the best early cucumbers producing long dark green fruit. This excellent slicing cucumber variety is tolerant of powdery mildew, cucumber mosaic virus and resistant to scab, providing a good crop under adverse conditions. Try this cucumber variety in your vegetable garden this season.

SOWING ... Plant Marketmore 97 cucumber seed outdoors in late spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 3 to 5 seeds placed in a ring about 2 inches across; cover seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Each ring of seeds is called a hill and hills should be spaced 4 to 6 feet apart each way.

THINNING ... When cucumber plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin, leaving the 3 or 4 strongest plants in each hill.

GERMINATION ... Marketmore 97 (Burpless) Cucumber seed germinates in 8 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... A second planting of Marketmore 97 cucumbers in early summer is recommended for fall harvest. For best flavor pick fruits when 9 to 11 inches long. Cucumbers may be grown on stakes or a trellis for best results or where space is limited. Control insects on cucumbers with vegetable dust.


Hart's Cucumber seed - Wisconsin SMR 58 Pickling
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Wisconsin SMR 58 Pickling CUCUMBER Seed
Stock #: HSV2031     Price: $1.89
Matures in 60 Days
(- Cornichon - Pepino - Cetriolo -)

Out of Stock for the Season

VERY PRODUCTIVE CUCUMBER: Wisconsin SMR 58 Pickling cucumber is a good pickling variety, straight and uniform. Wisconsin SMR 58 produces an abundance of pickling cucumbers on vigorous vines. A very dark green cucumber and of excellent quality, the fruits have a slight taper at the ends. Resistance to Cucumber Mosaic Virus and Scab makes this pickling cucumber variety a reliable performer in your vegetable garden.

SOWING ... Plant Wisconsin SMR 58 Pickling cucumber seed outdoors in late spring when the ground is warm and all danger of frost is past. Make a group of 4 to 6 seeds placed in a ring about 2 inches across; cover cucumber seed with 1/2 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Each ring of cucumber seeds is called a hill and hills should be spaced 4 to 6 feet apart each way.

THINNING ... When Wisconsin SMR 58 cucumber plants are 2 to 3 inches tall, thin, leaving the 3 or 4 strongest plants in each hill.

GERMINATION ... Wisconsin SMR 58 Pickling Cucumber seed germinates in 8 to 10 days depending on weather conditions and soil temperature.

REMARKS ... A second planting of Wisconsin pickling cucumbers in early summer is recommended for a fall harvest. Pick fruit often and for best flavor do not permit them to grow too large. Control insects on cucumbers with vegetable dust.


Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-68 Grown the Best Corn

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Yankee Gardener Library: Grown the Best Corn
Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-68

Stock # YGSTRYA68     Price: $4.25    Ship Wt: 3.0 ozs

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(- Maiz -) SWEET CORN is a gardeners vegetable, and one of the most eagerly awaited summer garden crops. By growing your own corn, you can have it at its best: sweet, tender, juicy kernels, five minutes from the corn patch. Sweet corn, flour corn and dent corn varieties, sources, planting, growing and harvesting the corn are all covered in this bulletin.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions, pictures and sketches designed to help you master country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional outdoor skills to the newest organic gardening techniques, Storey's Wisdom Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

ALL Storey Country Wisdom Bulletins are 32 pages; 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"; Paperback.

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