Container Garden Kit

Container Garden Kit

Container Garden Kit

 Retail Value $36.00; price $29.00

Join the Grow Your Own Food Movement!  You don’t need a big yard—or a yard at all. It’s fun and can you can grow ANYWHERE!  Do you have a sunny balcony, patio, roof, porch, or window sill?  Then you can grow your own fresh vegetables!

Growing your food allows you to be sure that your food is chemical, pesticide, and GMO FREE.

The seeds in this collection were selected specifically for their suitability and performance in small spaces and containers.  As always all Allen, Sterling & Lothrop seeds are non-GMO. 


These “Sterling Quality” seeds are packed in Allen, Sterling & Lothrop’s standard seed packet:

  • Early Wonder Beet
  • Little Finger Carrot
  • Ace Green Pepper
  • Patio Hybrid Tomato
  • Easter Egg Radish
  • Sugar Ann Peas
  • Bright Lights Swiss Chard
  • Italian Sprouting Broccoli
  • Fanfare Cucumber
  • Lacinato Kale
  • Mesclun Mix

Also included: Sun Marker (will not fade in sunlight), wooden plant labels, and a 16oz container of Saltwater Farms Fish and Seaweed Organic Liquid Fertilizer (Made in Maine).

Currently out of stock.

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American Broad Flag Leek
As low as $1.50

 A strong-growing sort with long, thick blanched necks and beautiful blue-green foliage.

  • 130 days to harvest (direct sown) or 80-90 days to harvest from ...
Arugula "Rouquette"
As low as $2.50

Arugula is an annual. Used in salads. Wonderful spicy dark green lobed leaves. Easy to grow.

    30-40 days to harvest (harvest baby leaves after 21 days).
    Arugula likes it cool, set them out once day-time temps are consistently in the 40's.
    Direct sow in well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
    Arugula prefers to be planted in full sun in the spring and fall (in summer you can plant it in partial shade to help keep the plant cool)
    Prefers soil pH 6.2-6.8

Shallot Sets

French shallots are a must have for a gourmet's garden!

Many people use shallots as a mild substitute for garlic. It's sweet and delicious.

Plant in the spring for a fall harvest

Broad Or Fava Beans
As low as $3.50

One of the oldest cultivated vegetables.  High in protein (only soy beans have more protein) and vitamins. Fava beans are popular in European and Mediterranean cooking.  A ...

AS&L Loose Leaf Lettuce Mix
As low as $4.00

Try this "Sterling Quality" mix of lettuces, great for salads or alone with the different colors, shapes, and sizes. A fun way to grow a variety of delicious lettuces in a small ...


Medium-early maturing variety.

Basil, Genovese
As low as $2.50

Basil is an annual. This basil is excellent for making Italian pesto. These plants are uniform, tall, and relatively slow to bolt. The big dark green leaves get about 2" long, and plants get to be 24-30" in height.

    85 days to harvest.
    Plants average 24-30" tall.
    Mature leaves average 2" long.
    Plant in a sunny location (5-8 hours of sun a day).
    Set plants out when day-time temps are consistently in the 70's (F), basil is VERY sensitive to the cold.
    Basil likes soil rich in organic material.  As the summer heats up (soil temps in mid-high 60's (F)) mulch the plants.
    Basil prefer soil pH 5.5-6.5

Mâche (Corn Salad- Dutch)

Long, oval, glossy green leaves form tight rosette. Amazing mild, sweet, nutty flavor. Fabulous as a salad green with salmon.  We have a customer who says he grew mâ


Medium-late maturing-perfect for gardeners in the northeast.

Little Finger "Baby" Carrots
As low as $1.50

New for 2013! Extra sweet gourmet carrot.  The slender, dark orange roots are perfect for kitchen gardens. Preserves well--pickled or frozen. Little Finger does well in small garden plots and containers.

    65 days to harvest.
    "Baby" carrot grows 4" long by 1" thick.
    Tolerates somewhat heavy soil but does best sown in deep, loose soil.
    Prefers soil pH 6-6.8
    Open pollinated.