George Ball, the chairman of Burpee Seed company, says that, if you arrange your planting just right, “A hundred dollars in seeds will produce $2,500 in groceries.” Burpee’s new $10.00 Money Garden kit contains six seed envelopes for easy-to-grow vegetables, and is capable of producing $650 worth of groceries.
Burpee’s Money Garden Seed Kit includes bell peppers, beefsteak tomatoes, sugar snap peas, green beans, carrots and elegant Bibb lettuce. If purchased separately, the six envelopes of seeds would cost $20.
Burpee Money Garden Kit, Available Now On-Line Only Burpee’s toll-free Money Garden hotline: 1-800-333-5808.
Includes packets of:
Bush Snap Bean Heavyweight II (2 oz.)
Stocky plants are only 18″ tall, yet produce huge handfuls of sweet tender pods fully 8″ long. Delicious and productive. 53 days.
Lettuce Burpee Bibb (1000 seeds)
This small heading variety is the sweetest Bibb lettuce you’ll ever taste. Each head makes a delicious salad. Slow to bolt and disease resistant. 75 days.
Bell Pepper Home Run (30 seeds)
More uniquely flavored than any bell we’ve grown. Green, it’s sweet and mild. Fully ripe, it has a fruity taste worth waiting for. Blocky fruits are 3″ across. 60 days (green) 80 days (red).
Carrot Big Top (1500 seeds)
Extremely sweet at all stages of harvest. Grows crispy, thick, deep reddish orange roots up to 8″ long. Our finest quality carrot. 65-80 days.
Garden Pea Super Snappy (300 seeds)
The longest edible-podded pea. 5-6″ long, with 8-10 large, sweet peas per pod. Tolerant of powdery mildew. Ht: 28-32″. 65 days.
Large Round Tomato Steak Sandwich (30 seeds)
Luscious beauties offer old-fashioned taste for sandwiches and salads. Vigorous plants bear dozens of large, meaty 10 oz. fruits. Continues to bear fruit all summer. Indeterminate. 70 days.elegant bibb