Heirloom Seed Store News

Welcome to The Heirloom Seed Store featuring Franchi Old World Italian Seeds!  As fifth generation Farmers and Purveyors of Franchi Sementi, known worldwide for the quality and variety of their seeds you grow and enjoy!  These are the ONLY seeds we sell.  We use them on our farm and now you can grow them too!  With over 500 old world varieties of Italian Heirloom, Non GMO seeds from which to choose you will be producing healthy plants that provide great tasting food healthy for you and your family.  Please enjoy your visit and stay well!  We look forward to serving you!  Farmer John, Eda and Kathy!

  AgrettiTomatoes and Peppers.  Oh my!!  We are so very excited for this new season! 


Growing Ideas.


MARCH:   Watermelon   Asparagus   Beet   Basil   Carrot   Cucumber   Chicory   Onion   Spring Onion   Broad Beans   Fennel   Endive   Lettuce   Eggplant  Melon   Parsnip   Peppers   Peas   Tomato   Leek   Parsley   Radish   Celery   Spinach   Pumpkin   Squash   Zucchini   Wild Fennel   Lavender   Sweet Marjoram  Lemon Balm   Mint   Oregano   Nettle   Garden Burnett   Rue   Sage   Summer Savory   Lovage   Silene Inflata   Thyme   Alyssum   Hollyhock   Aster  Balsam  Snapdragon   Calendula   Celosia   Cornflower   Cosmos   Dahlia   Delphinium   California Poppy   Blanket Flower (Gallardia)  Sunflower   Gypsophila   Godetia  Gomphrena   Lupin   Lobelia   Daisy   Nasturtium   Poppy   Petunia   Phlox   Salvia   Saponaria   Delphinium   Marigold   Verbena   Vinca   Stock   Zinnia  Ornamental Squash   Calceolaria   Coleus   Gerbera   Edelweiss     






    • Welcome to The Heirloom Seed Store!

      We carry the best selection of Franchi Old World Italian Seeds, imported directly from Italy, which means non-GMO, open-pollinated seed goodness. Take a look at our online store, where you’ll find over 400 varieties of Franchi heirloom seeds!

    • What to Start Now

      Carrots are easy to grow and best in cool conditions such as Spring or Fall. With over 10 varieties to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find one you love.

    • Violetto Precoce (Artichoke)

      A mid-early vigorous attractive plant producing medium sized, thornless purple artichoke globes which have tender meaty leaves. One of the most traditional of Italian vegetables. Non GMO.

    Boby Bianco String Beans

    These bush-type beans have a long, productive season. Thin, crisp and sweet taste. They’re our most popular bush bean. Give them a try today!

    Fresh from the Farm

    Happy Spring

    Hello to our Friends of The Heirloom Seed Store. Happy Spring!  . We believe people are thinking it is OK to start planning & planting their home gardens, again. The winter rains did not eliminate our drought, but our customers want to get their hands in the dirt! Many have already started! It is time to plant starts for our... Read More