ROCHESTER, NY, December 11, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Harris Seeds' 2013-2014 Vegetable & Cut Flower Growers' Catalog has been published and mailed. The 144 page catalog features hundreds of high-quality vegetable seed and cut flower seed varieties, including 65 new introductions.
Among the new introductions is Cronus pumpkin seeds, which turned heads so much that it made the catalog cover! Other standouts include consistent, impressively clean Mountain Majesty tomato seeds, distinctively striped Sunbeam zucchini seeds, and SV4719CS cucumber seeds, the first with intermediate resistance to the new strain of Downy Mildew. Other new seed varieties for 2014 include Oakley bean, Mirage sweet corn, Wasabi wild arugula, Silver Slicer squash, Currier pepper, and Quick Start cabbage.
For sustainable and organic growers, Harris Seeds carries a large selection of untreated and organic vegetable seeds, focusing on varieties that taste great, perform in the field, and resist disease. This season growers will find 34 organic vegetable seed varieties, 252 untreated vegetable seed varieties, and 131 untreated cut flower seeds, all bred using traditional, non-GMO methods.
The Farmers Market movement has not only increased the demand for fresh vegetables, but it also has heightened consumer interest in cut flowers. The newest cut flower varieties for 2014 include Mystique ammi, Champion Pro Deep Blue campanula, Sweet Black Cherry dianthus, Aromato organic ornamental basil, and Apricot Daisy sunflower. Offer cut flowers at your market and watch sales bloom!
Harris Seeds offers more than seeds!
Harris also offers an exclusive 51 strip vegetable plug program, fruit transplants and point of purchase displays from De Groot, organic vegetable and herb plugs from Plug Connection, garlic, onions, potatoes and shallots from Dutch Valley, and grafted tomatoes from Plug Connection and C. Raker & Sons.
An extensive selection of high quality growing supplies are also available, including light stands, heat mats, plant trays, Jiffy peat pots and pellets, plastic mulches, row covers, and cut flower supplies. Among new 2014 items are Sun Blaster light fixtures, Kwik Grow heat mats, Dosatron eco-carts and Kwazar sprayers.
The Garden Trends Wholesale division of Harris Seeds is offering retail ready programs to boost early-season sales. Find onion sets, garlic, shallots, certified seed potatoes, and countertop seed displays. Always available are bulk and pre-packaged vegetable seeds for resale at garden centers and farm stores.
For more information on any of these products mentioned or to order, go to http://www.harrisseeds.com.
The Harris Seeds Company began long ago in 1879 in the fertile Genesee Valley of Western New York. Over the next century, it became a leader in the development and distribution of flowers and vegetables for the home garden and professional grower marketplace. Located in Rochester, New York, the company specializes in high quality vegetable and flower seeds, plants and growing supplies. The company publishes over 500,000 catalogs every year, serving the home gardener and professional grower. Quality has been the hallmark of Harris Seeds for over 134 years. It was the very first company in America to test for quality germination and print the results on every package of seed sold. Harris Seeds places extreme importance in providing the finest products available, coupled with service that goes unmatched in the industry.
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