Plant Sale Pre-Orders

Pre-order your vegetable, herb and flower plant starts now and pick them up in May when they're ready to be transplanted into your home garden!

How to Order: Available plant starts are listed below, organized by category: Vegetables, Herbs, Packages, Hanging Flower Baskets, and Perennials. Unless otherwise noted, prices are per plant. Quantities can be adjusted for each item and then added to your cart. After all of your selections have been added to your cart, click View Cart to review and then proceed to Checkout!

Substitutions: Due to the logistics of the pre-order, we are unable to accommodate any individual substitutions or special requests. That being said, we have tried to include a wide variety of choices below, including à la carte and package options, to suit the needs of all home gardeners!

Pick Up: Pre-order pick-ups will be during the last couple weeks of May when the plants are ready. We will contact you in early May to schedule your pickup!

Pay What You Can: All plant starts are available on a Pay What You Can basis, up to 50% off. Our Pay What You Can initiative is designed to support our friends and neighbors in need and it is our hope that those who need it most will be able to benefit. We ask that you keep the broader community in mind and if you’re able to pay in full, please do - your extra dollars will support someone who is unable to. If you need to utilize a discount, add all of your selections to your cart below and then enter one of the following coupon codes at checkout:

PWYC10 for 10% off
PWYC20 for 20% off
PWYC30 for 30% off
PWYC40 for 40% off
PWYC50 for 50% off


2021 Plant Pre-Order

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      A la carte: Vegetables
      TypeDescriptionPriceQuantity | Add to Cart
      Broccoli - Open Pollinated

      These varieties all produce a small central head and then an abundance of delicious side shoots. If you’re interested in having broccoli all season, this is your best bet.

      $2.00
      Broccoli - Standard

      We grow a nice variety of standard broccolis that thrive in Alaskan gardens!

      $2.00
      Broccolini

      Unusual, multi-sprouting broccoli. Very prolific production of side shoots – you can harvest it all season.

      $2.00
      Brussels Sprouts

      We grow varieties that will reliably produce during our growing season.

      $2.00
      Cabbage - Green

      We grow a selection of really nice green varieties – all are tender and sweet.

      $2.00
      Cabbage - Red

      Red Express variety – hands down our favorite variety!

      $2.00
      Cabbage - Storage

      Very dense, nice green storage cabbage.

      $2.00
      Cauliflower

      Denali – we love this variety! Very dense, huge, self blanching, beautiful, reliable!

      $2.00
      Celery

      Standard celery – we grow several varieties that all do really well!

      $2.00
      Chard

      Red, gold, white and green stemmed Swiss Chard. Please note: chard commonly bolts in response to our long days – you may want multiple plants.

      $2.00
      Chinese Cabbage

      We grow several very reliable Chinese Cabbage varieties.

      $2.00
      Collards

      We grow several wonderful varieties – all will produce through the whole season!

      $2.00
      Kale - Calypso

      Calypso saved Siberian variety – huge leaves, tender and tasty!

      $2.00
      Kale - Curly

      Classic curly kale that will last all season.

      $2.00
      Kale - Lacinato

      Also called Dino Kale – classic Italian variety with long, dark green leaves.

      $2.00
      Kohlrabi - Light Green

      We grow several green varieties – all do very well here!

      $2.00
      Kohlrabi - Purple

      Kohlibri – a very nice purple variety.

      $2.00
      Lettuce - Butterhead

      Beautiful and reliable green butterhead.

      $2.00
      Lettuce - Leaf

      We grow a variety of great leaf lettuces – we’ll select from our favorite varieties.

      $2.00
      Lettuce - Romaine

      Bright green, very reliable Romaine!

      $2.00
      Onions - Bunching

      Very reliable bunching onions.

      $2.00
      Onions - Large Yellow

      Ailsa Craig variety – these are amazing, huge, and will store into early winter though we usually eat them right away! $12 per dozen.

      $12.00
      Onions - Red

      Redwing – our favorite red storage onion. Also great fresh eating onion. $12 per dozen.

      $12.00
      Onions - White

      Sweet white onions. $12 per dozen.

      $12.00
      Onions - Yellow Storage

      Patterson is our most reliable yellow storage onion – they will store into the following spring! $12 per dozen.

      $12.00
      Pac Choi

      Joi Choi – our most beautiful, bolt resistant, successful pak choi by far.

      $2.00
      Peppers - Hot

      We grow a selection of hot peppers that do really well here in Fairbanks – we’ll choose from our favorites!

      $18.00
      Peppers - Sweet

      We grow early maturing sweet peppers.

      $18.00
      Pumpkins

      Racer pumpkins are the best variety that we’ve found for Alaska – standard beautiful pumpkins that will mature by fall!

      $4.00
      Summer Squash - Yellow

      We grow a really nice selection of reliable and beautiful yellow summer squash.

      $3.00
      Summer Squash Zucchini - Selection

      We’ll choose from a selection of yellow, green and other favorite Lebanese and/or striped varieties.

      $3.00
      Tomatoes - Cherries

      Cherry tomatoes are always a great choice for productivity and flavor! We grow a nice selection of cherry tomatoes!

      $20.00
      Tomatoes - Slicers

      We grow a really great selection of slicing tomatoes that are all well adapted for growing in Alaska.

      $20.00
      Winter Squash

      Sweet, winter squash that will mature in our relatively short season!

      $4.00
      Winter Squash - Spaghetti

      Spaghetti squash that does particularly well here in Alaska!

      $4.00
      A la carte: Herbs
      TypeDescriptionPriceQuantity | Add to Cart
      Anise Hyssop

      Also known as Licorice Mint! Flavorful leaves and tall purple flowers – grows really easily!

      $3.00
      Basil - Spicy Globe

      Cute little bushy basil plant with small but abundant leaves. These are lovely in pots and the flavor is great.

      $3.00
      Basil - Standard Italian

      Your classic basil – perfect for pesto and any sort of fresh basil use. Robust plants.

      $3.00
      Basil - Thai

      Specialty basil used in Thai food – smaller plants than the Standard Italian.

      $3.00
      Catnip

      Standard catnip – farm cat approved!

      $3.00
      Chamomile

      Also called Lutea – great for tea with prolific flowers. This is our favorite chamomile!

      $3.00
      Cilantro

      Our slowest to bolt cilantro variety.

      $3.00
      Dill - Bouquet

      Tall – perfect for dill heads.

      $3.00
      Dill - Fernleaf

      Dwarf, very slow to bolt, abundant foliage – best for fresh dill leaf.

      $3.00
      Herb Package

      These can be grown in pots or tucked into your garden beds. Includes: 4 basil, 1 Mexican tarragon, 2 oregano, 2 parsley, 2 sage, 1 winter savory, 1 summer savory, 2 thyme.

      $40.00
      Lemon Balm

      Strong bright lemon flavor, great for tea, easy to grow.

      $3.00
      Marjoram - Sweet

      Common Sweet Marjorum – not too robust of a plant but very strong flavor.

      $3.00
      Mexican Mint Marigold

      Also called Mexican Tarragon. Lovely light anise flavor, easy to grow.

      $3.00
      Oregano

      Greek variety. Grows really well here and has great flavor.

      $3.00
      Parsley - Curly

      Wega variety. The best curly parsley we’ve found yet!

      $3.00
      Parsley - Flat Leaf

      Giant of Italy variety. Very nice flat parsley – the flavor is preferred by chefs!

      $3.00
      Rosemary

      Standard rosemary – very nice!

      $3.00
      Sage

      Extrakta variety. Our favorite culinary sage variety!

      $3.00
      Savory - Summer

      Standard tall savory – smaller leaves than the winter savory but great flavor.

      $3.00
      Savory - Winter

      Very productive, nice savory.

      $3.00
      Thyme

      German Winter variety. Our favorite thyme variety!

      $3.00
      Zaatar

      Mediterranean herb with the combined flavor of sweet marjoram, thyme and oregano.

      $3.00
      Plant Start Packages
      TypeDescriptionPriceQuantity | Add to Cart
      Flower Package: Garden Bouquet and Beneficials Mix

      A selection of 20 tall flower plants. Varieties included thrive in Alaskan gardens and are great for making beautiful bouquets and also boost the biodiversity in your garden. Selection includes: snap dragons, cosmos, asters, bachelor buttons and many more!

      $40.00
      Flower Package: Poppy Mix

      A selection of 20 spectacular annual poppy plants. We intersperse poppies throughout our field to attract insects and add beauty. This mix includes an array of Shirley poppies, California poppies and Breadseed poppies.

      $40.00
      Flower Package: Sunflower Mix

      A selection of 20 sunflower plants in a variety of colors and heights. All of the varieties are well suited for cutting for bouquets and will thrive in your garden.

      $40.00
      Garden Package: Large

      Approximately 80 square feet needed. Includes: 6 broccoli, 4 cabbage, 3 cauliflower, 4 celery, 2 kale, 6 lettuce, 12 onion plants, 4 lbs seed potatoes, 3 zucchini, 1 oregano, 2 parsley, 1 sage, 1 thyme, 8 assorted flowers.

      $100.00
      Garden Package: Medium

      Approximately 60 square feet needed. Includes: 4 broccoli, 3 cabbage, 2 cauliflower, 1 celery, 2 kale, 6 lettuce, 6 onion plants, 3 lbs seed potatoes, 2 zucchini, 1 oregano, 1 parsley, 1 thyme, 6 assorted flowers.

      $75.00
      Garden Package: Small

      Approximately 40 square feet garden space needed. Includes: 4 broccoli, 2 cabbage, 2 kale, 6 lettuce, 2 lbs seed potatoes, 2 zucchini, 2 parsley, 4 assorted flowers.

      $50.00
      Greenhouse Package

      These can be grown in pots in a greenhouse (or very sunny porch) or you’ll need about 15 square feet in a greenhouse bed. Includes: 1 sweet pepper, 2 hot peppers, 2 tomatoes, 6 basil.

      $100.00
      Herb Package

      These can be grown in pots or tucked into your garden beds. Includes: 4 basil, 1 Mexican tarragon, 2 oregano, 2 parsley, 2 sage, 1 winter savory, 1 summer savory, 2 thyme.

      $40.00
      Hanging Flower Baskets
      TypeDescriptionPriceQuantity | Add to Cart
      Large Basket - Pansies

      10 inch diameter baskets

      $40.00
      Medium Basket - Baby's Breath

      8 inch diameter baskets. Clouds of tiny white flowers.

      $30.00
      Medium Basket - Pansies

      8 inch diameter baskets

      $30.00
      Small Basket - Baby's Breath

      The eco-basket! Comes in reused quart containers.

      $20.00
      Small Basket - Flowering Oregano

      The eco-basket! Comes in reused quart containers.

      $20.00
      Small Basket - Pansies

      The eco-basket! Comes in reused quart containers.

      $20.00
      A la carte: Perennials - Coming soon! Check back around May 1.
      TypeDescriptionPriceQuantity | Add to Cart
      Optional Donation
      In support of our mission to encourage local food production, all plant starts are available on a Pay What You Can basis, up to 50% to those in need. By making a donation to this fund, you’ll be directly supporting Calypso’s ability to offer Pay What You Can discounts, joining us in coming together and contributing in solidarity with our friends and neighbors.
      TypeDescriptionPriceQuantity | Add to Cart
      Solidarity Donation$5.00$100.00
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