Zone 8 Brassicas:

Due to overnight temperatures forecasted this week at our central Pennsylvania greenhouse, we will have to move out the shipping date for your brassica plants to ensure their health on their shipping journey. Your brassica plants will now be shipping out beginning the week of 2/26/2023. We sincerely apologize for this delay. Fortunately, your brassicas can be planted as soon as you receive them this season and you can rest assured that they will thrive in your garden.

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Which type of garlic is best for my growing zone?

Hardneck vs. Softneck – Which type of garlic is best for my growing zone? 

  • Hardneck varieties are the best choice for Northern gardeners.
  1. Grows best in cold climates with longer winters.
  2. Have fewer but larger cloves per bulb.
  3. Are known for their complex flavors.
  4. Spicier taste.
  5. Produce a flower scape that should be cut and enjoyed in cooking.


  • Softneck varieties are the best choice for Southern gardeners.
  1. Grows best in warm climates with mild winters.
  2. Have more but smaller cloves per bulb.
  3. Long-term storage.
  4. Milder taste.
  5. Do not produce a flower scape. Instead, they have soft, braidable stems.

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