Abundant Acres Growers



More than 320 heirloom varieties of plants offered!


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FULLY UPDATED FOR 2014...
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Abundant Acres offers more than 200 varieties of heirloom tomato plants, about 60 varieties of heirloom pepper plants, and 19 varieties of heirloom eggplant plants, as well as a number of heirloom sweet potato varieties and some herbs.

We strongly oppose the release of GMO (genetic modified organism) food crops.  We sell only open-pollinated (non-hybrid) and heirloom varieties because we care about wholesome, healthful foods, free of unnatural human tinkering.

We love the sense of continuity we feel with growers of past generations, whenever we harvest heirloom produce in our own garden! We enjoy growing crops that have been saved by generations of growers because they have genuinely good characteristics that have been, and continue to be, of value to gardeners like us!  And like so many other gardeners, we feel that heirloom varieties often taste better than the rigid faux-veggies that have been foisted upon unwary consumers for the convenience of big agri-business!  So we support taking control over our diet, health, and lives....one pesticide-free heirloom plant at a time!


Email us for more information: abundantacres@yahoo.com



CUSTOM GROWING: Don't see that "must have" variety in our regular offerings?  We're happy to do custom sowings of unlisted varieties, often at no extra charge!  But you must order early enough to allow the plants to reach shipping size.  More Information


 





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PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT BEGIN OUR SHIPPING UNTIL APRIL 21, 2014

TOMATOES:
We continue to offer a superb selection of  Heirloom Tomato varieties, including quite a few that, we believe, are to be found nowhere else.

EGGPLANT: As always, we offer a great selection of Heirloom Eggplant varieties this year. Many are available as plants nowhere else that we know of!

PEPPERS: We offer about 60 varieties of Heirloom Peppers, featuring both sweet and hot types.

SWEET POTATOES: The 2013 harvest was mediocre, and we anticipate only fair availability on all our varieties!  Sprouting of foundation stock is always unpredictable, but we wil keep our sweet potato listings and make every efort to work with customers in the event of shortages. Our plants are available for shipping starting in late April.

RARE SOLANUMS: We offer a page of unusual Solanum Family plants, some of them quite rare and all of them fascinating!  Our line-up includes some very rare (non-commercially available) tomato plants, as well as little-known eggplant relatives, Nicotianas (tobaccos and ornamental tobaccos), Datura, Tree Tomato, and others.

HERBS:  We're really excited about our numerous new listings in the herb category. We've added a number of rare Basils.


OTHER PLANTS: AT THIS TIME ALL OFFERINGS ON "OTHER PLANTS" PAGE ARE UNAVAILABLE FOR 2014. A page of other plant offerings!  Found here will be a miscellany of fascinating and useful plants that have captured our interest or affections, but that really belong in no other category on this site.  Most are old garden friends, things like Jerusalem Artichoke or Comfrey.  Others will be newer addenda to North American gardens:  Bolivian Sunroot  (Yacon)  and probably others.   And finally, we include a few rare old varieties of Heirloom Flowers, once common in our great-grandparents' gardens  but now exceedingly rare.


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IMPORTANT LINKS WITHIN OUR SITE...

PLANT CARE INSTRUCTIONS  Detailed instructions on unpacking, acclimatizing and growing your Heirloom vegetable plants.

HOW WE GROW OUR HEIRLOOM VEGETABLE PLANTS  A bit about our cultural practices. We use only natural products, and no chemical pesticides or fertilizers.

ORDERING INFO  Details about doing business with Abundant Acres. Hardly anyone actually reads this, apparently. But new customers really should--understanding some of the quirks in just how we do business can avoid some disappointments.

OTHER PLANTS      A page of miscellaneous plants that belong nowhere else on our site.  We are growing a few flowers, Jerusalem Artichoke, Comfrey, Yacon,  and others as they present themselves to our horticultural attentions! AT THIS TIME ALL OFFERINGS ON "OTHER PLANTS" PAGE ARE UNAVAILABLE FOR 2014.

LINKS TO OUR FRIENDS' SITES...


VICTORY SEEDS  Here's a seed company that's really dedicated to preserving heirloom varieties! Mike's really done his homework when it comes to sorting out old tomato varieties. The work he's done with Livingston tomato varieties is positively first rate!

 EZRA and DILLY  We'd like you to meet some friends of ours. As farmers, they're Mike and Nancee, and sometimes we buy stock from their lovely Ozarks farm. As entertainers, they're Ezra and Dilly. Either way, they're good people. Check out their site!

OMMAS AARDEN HEIRLOOM SEED  Ommas Aarden is Dutch for Grandmother's Earth.  A small farm that's working on sustainability, seed-saving, local food production, etc.

THE TOMATO DEPOT The Tomato Depot is an intimate, friendly online forum devoted mainly to tomato culture, tomato varieties, tomato breeding, tomato history, and pretty much anything else you can think of, relating to tomatoes.

JOHNO'S GARDEN BLOG   Gardening blog written by a good gardening buddy of ours, John Graham, of northern Arkansas.  Detailed and witty articles of gardening how-to, horticultural facts, garden philosophizing and more.

MARY'S HOMESTEAD   Their mission is to help others with homesteading and preparedness. They sell gardening and preserving supplies, books, cookbooks, DVE's and videos. They offer Mary's Homestead Handbooks, collections of their diverse skills and experiences. They believe that old-fashioned practical knowledge and skills never lose their relevance.

FRIZZLED FEATHERS   Another small farm in our area. They offer rare poultry, including some heritage breeds. Their brand new site features lots of  photos from their farm. They also offer some handcrafted items, created from local materials right on their Ozarks homestead.

WHITE HARVEST SEED COMPANY   Some friends of ours, the Nocks family, have put together their own seed company, including an online Ozarks "general store."

NATURAL AWAKENINGS   Natural Awakenings is a nationwide franchise of local magazines. This one is the Soutwest Virginia version. Besides a lot of local stuff, it's chock full of information on health, fitness, sustainability and green lifestyles. Check out their site, and be sure to look for our articles on seed saving!

GENESIS ONE SEEDS  P. O. Box 14122 Springfield, MO 65814 (417) 369-7777
Another local business, Genesis One Seeds offers only non-GMO, non-hybrid, heritage seeds. They don't use computers, but you can contact them by mail or phone.