Hattie’s Garden will be open this week on Tuesday (June 9) through Thursday (June 11) from 2 PM to 5 PM for the sale of plants for your home gardens, and produce along with a few artisan food products. 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 13 Service until we reach our limit. 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 or Thursday (June 9 through June 11).
- 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:
- Garlic scapes — Sold by the bunch, garlic scapes can be used in stir fry, sauteed like green beans, steamed with lemon as a side dish and chopped into any salsa or dip. They can also simply be used wherever you would use regular garlic.
- Mesclun — Triple-Washed & bagged.
- Mixed lettuce — Cut at a young and tender stage of growth and includes a delightful variety of colors, shapes and textures. Triple-washed.
- Young Spinach (1/2 lb bags) — Freshly-harvested, triple-washed and bagged.
- Young Swiss Chard (3/4 lb bags) — Freshly-harvested, triple-washed and bagged.
- Various Head Lettuce — please ask.
- Young Beets — Young bunches with greens.
- Herbs — Fresh cut dill, cilantro, marjoram, rosemary 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.
From our other vendors, we have plenty of
- Chapel’s Country Creamery — Chapel Cheddar, 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 still have a flowers, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, herb, and other vegetable plants as listed below, and it is not too late to get your garden in. June is a huge planting month for us here at Hattie’s Garden.
See our flower page on the website.
- Nasturtiums in 8″ pots — are $10
- Profusion Mix Bedding Zinnias — colors are Salmon, Cherry, White and Yellow in small 4-packs are $5 each
- Benary Giant Zinnias — large 4-packs were $7, now $5 available. Colors are Coral, Wine, Purple, Yellow, Pink, Red, Salmon, Orange.
- Oklahoma Mix Zinnias — large 4-packs were $6, now $5
- Pumila Mix Zinnias (aka Cut ‘n Come Again) — large 4-packs were $6, now $5
- Lemondrop Marigolds — small 4-packs are $4 each
- Sparky Marigolds — small 4-packs are $4 each
- Brocade Marigolds — small 4-packs are $4 each
- Gomphrena, Purple — small 6-packs are $5 each
All our peppers are available this week in 4″ pots at $5 each.
Sweet Bell Peppers — See our Sweet Bell Peppers section on the website.
- Gilboa Orange — loaded with thick-walled crunchy squat bells, as many as a dozen per plant, with an engaging fruity flavor.
- Purple Beauty — productive, attractive deep purple bell
- Revolution — large yields of large sized bell peppers.
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 Banana –you know this one! Produces lots and lots of 6-8” thin-walled banana shaped peppers that are great raw (or cooked).
Hot Peppers — See our Hot Peppers section on the website
- Shishito — this Japanese chile pepper offers a moderate but distinctive heat. 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
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
See our vegetable page on the website.
- Arugula, multiple plants for cutting — small 6 packs are $4 each
- Black Zucchini — 2 cells w/ 2-3 plants each, $3
- Arkansas Little-leaf Pickling Cucumber — 2 cells w/ 2-3 plants each, $3
- Marketmore Slicing 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.
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
- Opalka Paste — meaty red paste tomato with few seeds.
- 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 to “true” oregano, 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
- Mojito Mint — genuinely Cuban, this spectacular culinary herb provides the distinct, aromatic and complex taste to the celebrated beverage. 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 small 6-packs are $4 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.
- Echinachea — an ornamental medicinal beloved by butterflies, birds and bees 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 fence in front of it with purple trim.
When you arrive, allow us to come to your car window for your list. We will pull the plants for you at that time, answer any questions you may have, and give you an amount due. You may write us a check then, or mail a check later, or request to be invoiced.
Yours in the Garden and greenhouse,