Hattie’s Garden will be open this week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (June 16, 17 & 18) from 2 PM to 5 PM for the sale of plants for your home gardens, Hattie’s produce and flowers, and a few artisan food items from our vendors. No appointment is necessary, but please read below for how the process works.
Our Delivery/Pickup service continues, and you may still place your order for the Saturday, June 20 Service until Tuesday at 8 PM, or when we reach our ordering limit — whichever comes first. Thank you to all who have already placed their orders.
How the Process Works
- Come any time between 2 PM and 5 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (June 16, 17 & 18), or during our Saturday pickup/delivery service time frame from 9 AM to 2 PM.
- Have a list or questions on the available plants or produce/other items listed in this email that you would like to purchase.
- Pull into the gravel area at Hattie’s Garden facing the fence and please shut off your car.
- Stay in your car. Someone will come to help you.
- Please bring a check or cash, and be prepared to pay AFTER we pull your plants and produce. We will immediately create an invoice for you.
Available Produce and Other Food Items
Freshly harvested produce (and flowers!) from Hattie’s Garden this week:
- Mesclun — Triple-Washed & bagged.
- Young Arugula — Triple-Washed & bagged.
- Mixed lettuce — Triple-Washed & bagged.
- Swiss Chard (3/4 lb bags) — Triple-washed and bagged.
- Early Wonder Tall Top Beets — By the bunch, comes with beautiful greens.
- Herbs — Fresh cut basil, cilantro, rosemary, flat parsley and curly parsley.
- Flower Bouquets — include Bells of Ireland, Dianthus, Snap Dragons, and Zinnias, if ready. Each of our bouquets will last you a full week and comes with a packet of flower food.
- Chapel’s Country Creamery — Chapel Cheddar, Chesapeake Brie, Talbot Reserve, Amber 16, Woodbine, Bay Blue, Queso Fresco and Paneer cheese.
- AlaskaWild Seafoods — Coho Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Alaskan Rockfish and Alaskan Cod.
- Twin Post Farm — Free-range chicken eggs.
- Stag Run — Chrissy Bee’s honey.
Plants Available This Week
We have a few flowers, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, herb, and other vegetable plants left for you, but they are going quickly and your opportunity window for planting will close soon as we reach the summer solstice. We will continue to offer various plants for several more weeks in much more limited numbers.
See our flower page on the website.
- Cosmos Cranberry Double-Click — 4-packs are $6.
- Cosmos Double-Click Mix — 4-packs are $6.
- Profusion Double Mix Bedding Zinnias — mixture of cherry, golden, fire and white, 4-packs are $5.
- Profusion Double in Separate Colors — salmon, cherry, white, yellow 4-packs are $5.
- Gomphrena Mix — 4-packs are $6.
- Gomphrena Purple — 4-packs are $6.
- Lemondrop Marigolds — small 4-packs are $4 each
- Sparky Marigolds — small 4-packs are $4 each
- Brocade Marigolds — small 4-packs are $4 each
Peppers available this week in 4″ pots at $5 each.
Sweet Peppers — See our Sweet Peppers section on the website.
- Lipstick — small, thick skinned, extra sweet and juicy
- Carmen — wonderful Italian sweet frying pepper
Sweet Bell Peppers — See our Sweet Bell Peppers section on the website.
- Purple Beauty — productive, attractive deep purple bell
- Revolution — large yields of large sized bell peppers.
Hot Peppers — See our Hot Peppers section on the website.
- Czech’s Hot Black — mild heat, small and beautiful
- Pablano — known as Ancho when dried
- Cayenne — amazing looking 8-10” long thin-fleshed fruits taper to a skinny tip
- Thai Hot — very hot at 80,000 Scoville units
- Habenero — our hottest pepper for this season at 200,000 to 325,000 Scoville units
See our vegetable page on the website.
- Arugula, multiple plants for cutting — small 6 packs are $4 each
- Arkansas Little-leaf Pickling Cucumber — 2 cells w/ 2-3 plants each, $3
- Mixed lettuce — small 4-packs are $4 each
All are in 4″ pots and are $5 each. See our Eggplant page on the website.
- Galine — early bell-shaped Italian style eggplant.
- Rosa Bianca — Sicilian heirloom, rich and mild
- Rosita — Italian style, perfect for eggplant parmesan, frying, baba ganouj, etc.
- Ping Tung Long — popular open-pollinated Asian eggplant
- Orient Express — productive Asian eggplant
All are in 4″ pots and are $5 each.
Cherry Tomatoes — See our Cherry Tomato section on the website
- Sun Gold — A perfect combination of deep sweetness with a hint of acid tartness.
- Black Cherry — Two-bite cherries with the dusky color and complex flavor typical of the best black tomatoes—juicy and delicious.
- Super Sweet 100 — Classic sweet, red cherry tomato.
Heirloom Tomatoes — See our Heirloom Tomato section on the website.
- German Johnson — Sweet and delicious Brandywine type, but with much better yields.
- Czech’s Bush Tomato — Sold out, more coming in two weeks. This is one stocky little plant. Sometimes classified as a “dwarf,” you can grow this plant in the ground, but it is excellent for container growing.
- Cherokee Purple — With a rich, complex sweet flavor you find in only your sophisticated heirlooms.
- Pineapple Bicolor — The gorgeous, delectable Pineapple heirloom tomato is one of our absolute favorites to grow and eat.
- Jubilee Orange Tomato — Perfect for salads, salsas, cooking, canning and making tomato juice.
Paste Tomatoes — See our Paste Tomato section on the website
- San Marzano Paste — famous Italian plum tomato.
- Amish Paste — great flavor for cooking, canning or fresh eating.
Hybrid Tomatoes — See our Hybrid Tomato section on the website
- Juliet — Small paste or large grape tomato.
- New Girl — Produces medium sized 4 to 6 ounce fruits nice and early in the season.
- Big Beef — Old-time tomato flavor.
See our herb page on the website.
- Lemongrass — used in everything from curries to cold drinks in small 6-packs at $4 each.
- Thai Holy Basil — one of the best herbs to prepare the heart and mind for spiritual practices, treat colds and flu, relieve various skin conditions, and reduce fever. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- African Basil — use it make pesto, to sprinkle over roasted potatoes and to flavor drinks and salads. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Rutgers Devotion Basil (DMR – Downy Mildew Resistant) — authentic flavor and appearance, this Genovese-type basil is compact, but highly productive. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Rutgers Obsession (DMR – Downy Mildew Resistant) — an attractive compact Italian Large-leaf variety with slightly spicy notes. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Summer Savory — primarily a culinary herb used in many dishes, including lentils, beans, chicken and beef soups, eggplant, stuffings, sausage, sauerkraut, liver, and fish. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Greek Oregano — if you want “true” oregano, then Greek oregano is the one to plant. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Sweet Marjoram — use as you would oregano for a bit milder, sweeter, delightful flavor in 4″ pots for $5 each
- Patchouli — a member of the mint family, this popular scent is a real throwback to the 60s and 70s. This bushy herb will grow to 2.5 feet. Use the leaves in various ways, as insect repellent, perfume, aromatics. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Lemon Balm — A member of the mint family, with broad leaves and a pleasing lemony scent. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- English Thyme — this savory herb is a versatile seasoning for soups, chicken, seafood, vegetables, and sauces. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Krausa Curly Parsley — the nicest curly parsley I have grown, plants easily grow a foot tall, giving you large bunches for repeated cuttings. In 4″ pots for $5 each.
- Chives — hardy culinary chives, will enjoy a bit of shade in our climate in 4″ pots for $5 each
- Rosemary — a very good culinary variety and grows to a nice size in 4″ pots for $5 each
Directions to Hattie’s Garden
Hattie’s Garden is located at 31341 Kendale Rd in Lewes approximately 3 miles from Plantation Road (also known as Rt. 1D), coming inland on either Robinsonville Rd. or Beaver Dam Rd (Rt. 23 South).
Kendale Rd. is a short road (0.6 miles) between Robinsonville and Beaver Dam Road. The house is fifth on the left from Beaver Dam Rd, and has a large wooden fence in front of house with purple trim.
When you arrive, allow us to come to your car window for your list. We will get your produce, food and plants for you, answer any questions you may have, and give you an amount due. You may pay with check or cash or request to be invoiced later.
Yours in the Garden and greenhouse,