Garden Catalogs 2021--Gurney's Seed and Nursery

Garden Catalogs 2021--Gurney's Seed and Nursery
Gurney’s Seed and Nursery catalog specializes in edible crops. However, this also offers many kinds of ornamentals from hedge plants to trees and flowering shrubs and evergreens They also sell many kinds of flower seeds and plants as well.

In addition to all the different kinds of seeds and plants in the Gurney’s catalog, this also has many kinds of gardening essentials and aids. Among these are special fertilizers, planters, raised beds, seed starting and supplies, and so much more.

Gardeners can order by phone, fax, online, and regular mail.

For each variety, this features an in-depth profile giving all the details that gardeners need, such as hardiness.

I’m especially impressed with all the different kinds of fruit plants. These include exotics, such as citrus, dwarf banana, olive, and coffee. In addition, they also feature most every kind of hardy fruit one might want along with hardy nut trees.

Gardeners with small gardens are sure to love the Reachable fruit trees. These space saving varieties include peaches, plums, and ten varieties of Reachable apple trees.

The catalog also lists space saving, Urban Apples. These columnar apple trees are two feet wide and up to ten feet in height. Gurney’s sells three different varieties of Urban Apples.

Other hardy fruits in this catalog include two varieties of honeyberries and jujube trees.

Gurney’s has an extensive lists of vegetable varieties, including peanuts. Certain varieties are available as pelleted seeds, seed tape, or transplants. The options available are listed under each variety.
Gurney’s also sells rhubarb roots, horseradish root, sweet potato plants, and onion and garlic sets.

The catalog devotes a section to flowers and ornamentals. They have a native perennial flower mix and a beneficial bug mix. The other ornamentals range from a good assortment of roses to deciduous and evergreen shrubs and trees along with hedge plants and popular flowering shrubs.

For 2021, Gurney’s has over thirty new varieties in the catalog. Some of those are the following. Keepsake Junebearing strawberry is a new variety with a delicious flavor and a good storage life without getting mushy.

Emike Hybrid Chinese cabbage is a new disease and pest resistant variety that is ready to harvest in sixty days or so. In Gurney’s trials, this was the
all time winner.

Gurney’s also lists a new purple cauliflower that is absolutely striking. Mulberry Hybrid cauliflower is ready in 85 to 90 days. It has a very pleasing mild flavor.

Columbia Giant blackberry is a new thornless disease resistant variety. It bears large, juicy, sweet tasting berries that are perfect for eating fresh.

Both the Burgundy Hybrid Sprouting broccoli (80 days to harvest) and the Montebelle Hybrid Sprouting Broccoli (70 days to harvest) are also new.

The Sweet Reward Improved Hybrid Honeydew is ready in 85 to 90 days from transplant. These honeydews have the sweetest flavor and the large fruits are quite juicy. The flesh is whitish green with a yellow skin.

Autumn Buckside Hybrid Pumpkin is a new highly recommended variety for baking. It has a very high sugar content. These buff colored pumpkins are ready in 100 to 119 days from transplant.

Cosmic Purple carrots are so sweet tasting and feature a lovey purple skin covering the orange flesh. These are ready in 70 to 80 days from sowing.

For those gardeners watching their carbs, Gurney’s has the answer. The new Nicola potato is a good choice because it has a low glycemic index.

Other new vegetable varieties include Triple Delight Hybrid Sweet peppers that can be picked at any stage from green to red.

Moving ahead to the new ornamentals, Gurney’s has a new Most Fragrant Peony Collection that features three outstanding varieties.

The new space saving Snowbelle Mockorange brings sweetly scented double white blooms. This plant makes a great hedge.

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