Veggies, Fruits, and Herbs

Veggies

We offer both warm-season (typically ready early to mid April) and cool-season vegetables (available early spring and late summer), many of them Homewood-grown here in our greenhouses. Each year, we look for new varieties suited for our growing region. Here are some of the varieties we carry:

Tomatoes - Over 50 varieties for 2014!
Sweet & Hot Peppers (and some in between!)
Eggplant
Yellow Squash
Patty Pan Squash
Zucchini Squash
Okra
Cucumber
Bush Beans
Collard Greens (in early Spring and Fall)
Spinach (in early Spring and Fall)
Broccoli (in early Spring and Fall)
Cauliflower (in early Spring and Fall)
Swiss Chard (for Fall planting)
Onion sets (in early Spring and Fall)
Lettuce (in early Spring and Fall)
Brussels sprouts (in early Spring & Fall)
Cabbage (in early Spring and Fall)

Fruit

Homewood sells a select variety of fruit trees, bushes, and vines, and we endeavor to sell only those varieties that do well in our region without a lot of spraying and maintenance, and which best tolerate our climate. Best selection is in spring, usually March. Some of the varieties we carry:

Available outside in the Nursery Dept.
Blueberry - several varieties
Blackberry - a few varieties
Strawberry
Fig
Jujube (not consistently available)
Paw Paw (not consistently available)
Persimmon
Pomegranate 'Wonderful'
Pomegranate 'Angel Red'
Muscadine Grapes
Scuppernong Grapes
'Raspberry Shortcake' raspberry

Available inside the Greenhouse
Watermelon
Cantelope
Honeydew Melon

Herbs

In season, we have a huge selection of herbs and most of them are organically grown. Selection peaks in May. In our greenhouses you'll find:

Basil - several varieties
Thyme - English, woolly, elfin, lemon...
Oregano - Greek and Italian
Sage - culinary, tri-color
Mint - many varieties
Texas Tarragon
Dill
Savory
​Marjoram
Anise Hyssop
Fennel
Mexican Cilantro
Vietnamese Cilantro
Cilantro
Parsley
Rosemary
Bay Laurel
Lavender - several varieties
Lemon Balm
Lemon Verbena
Malabar Spinach
Scented Geraniums