Beier's Garden Starters
In a climate such as ours; Where the growing season is somewhat short and unpredictable, we at Beier’s provide our customers with the kind of plants they need to have a successful, plentiful growing season. Beier’s garden starters are ready to grow when you put them in the ground.
Garden starters are great ways to jump start your garden. In early spring, we hand sow selected vegetable varieties to provide you with the benefit of a quicker harvest. Unlike weak plants that are grown fast in a hot environment , we acclimate the temperature of our greenhouse to produce hardier plants that do not take such a shock when planted outside.
Beier’s plants are grown with our customers in mind. Grown in the North for the Northern Gardener.
Bean Igloo Outstanding early vigor; plants flourish even in cooler soil and air temps. Heavy yields of dark green straight pods measuring 6-in. long. 57 Days.
Bean Kentucky Wonder Wax (Pole) The most popular pole snap bean. Heavy producer of smooth, straight 6'' pods. Excellent flavor and texture fresh or canned. Good for freezing. 64 Days.
Bean Royal Purple Pod (Pole) The 5'' curved pods are "bright purple". They turn green when cooked. These beans are tender, crisp, and good fresh or frozen. 51 Days.
Corn Butter & Sugar This hybrid variety produces attractive 7-8” ears with 16 - 18 well filled rows of sweet,tender yellow & white kernels. Retains flavor well. 73 Days.
Corn Buttergold With superior cold soil emergence, Buttergold performs well in northern climates. The large, 7" - 8" ears have 12 - 14 rows of juicy, yellow kernels. Excellent for freezing. 63 Days.
Cucumber Burpless Delight Crisp, juicy and delicious flesh is excellent in salads or as a relish. Fruit grow 10'' long and are often curved unless grown on a fence. 64 Days.
Cucumber Spacemaster (Bush) Dark Green. Good Crisp Taste. Excellent in salads or as a relish. Fruit grows 7-8''x 2 1/2'' long . Short vines with no runners. 56 Days.
Cucumber Gold Standard One cool, delicious cucumber with gorgeous golden flesh. Boasts five times the beta-carotene of other cucumbers. 18” tall and 60” spreading plants yield 6”-8” fruit. 49 Days.
Cucumber SMR 58 (Pickling) MOST POPULAR PICKLING CUCUMBER. Heavy producer of blocky, straight fruit with crisp white flesh. Very disease resistant. Once vines are producing, pick daily. 56 Days.
Cucumber Marketmore (Slicing) Crisp, juicy and non-bitter taste make an excellent cucumber for salads. Fruit are straight, 8 -9'' long Resistant to scab, mosaic & powdery mildew. 72 Days.
Cucumber Straight Eight (Slicing) Very popular, crisp slicing cucumber with large fruits. Flesh is crisp and juicy. Produces over a long period. 65 Days.
Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson (Leaf) Splendid, popular lettuce with crisp texture, delicate & fine quality. Broad, light green, frilled and crumpled leaves. Grows best in cool weather. 45 Days.
Lettuce Buttercrunch (Head) A very popular lettuce with a buttery texture. Compact head with leaves that are thick, juicy & tender. Heat resistant. Harvest over long period. 75 Days.
Lettuce Prizehead (Leaf) Rapid producer of crisp, tender and sweet green leaves,
with reddish-brown edges. Makes a colorful salad. Grows best in cool weather. 45 Days.
Lettuce Ruby Looseleaf (Leaf) Bright green, frilled leaves shaded with intense red. Tender and vitamin rich with a pleasing flavor. Grows best in cool weather. 45 Days.
Onion Parade Bunching Dark green and vigorous with no bulbing at all, makes cleaning stalks easy and quick. Parade has a nice mild onion flavor. 70 Days.
Pea Progress 9 Early, standard variety that requires support. Heavy producer of plump pods filled with medium size peas that are sweet, tender & tasty. Resistant to Fusarium wilt. 62 Days.
Pea Sugar Sprint (Edible Pod) Early, sweet produce. Grown on short stakes or right on the ground, Sugar Sprint has been a reliable variety that has been shown to resist powdery mildew and mosaic virus. 62 Days.
Pumpkin Conneticut Field Large pumpkins excellent for Jack-O'-Lanterns and for cooking. Skin is deep orange and firm. Flesh is yellow-orange and very tasty. 110 Days.
Pumpkin Pie Early Sweet, smooth-textured flesh and the flavor is standard for pies. Seed cavity is small. Stores well. Skin is deep orange and firm. 90 Days.
Spinach Bloomsdale Heavy yield of thick, textured, very crinkled, glossy dark green
leaves. Slow to bolt. Enjoy as salads or steamed. 48 Days.
Squash Blue Hubbard Attractive, blue-gray fruits. Flesh is bright orange, fine grained, dry, sweet. Good keeper. 120 Days
Squash Buttercup Flesh is dry and sweet with a buttery rich flavor. Excellent baked. Good Keeper. Blossom end has a prominent "button". 95 Days.
Squash Buttercup (Bush) A favorite winter treat. Thick flesh is dry and sweet with a buttery rich flavor like a sweet potato. Vines do not sprawl. 95 Days.
Squash Butternut High yield of shapely, uniform fruits. Interior is solid, dry & light with fine flavor. Good Keeper. 85 Days.
Squash Crookneck Easy to grow and fast to mature. Bears many lemon-yellow, 6-inch fruit. Harvest all summer long. Harvest while skins are soft. Keep plants picked so they keep producing. 53 Days.
Squash Spaghetti When cooked, the fibers give the squash a very distinctive strands that look a lot like orange spaghetti. The added texture makes spaghetti squash a favorite with children. 90 Days.
Squash Sunburst Good yielder of tender, rounded squash with a scallop. Appetizing yellow color. Vigorous plant. 100 Days.
Squash Black Beauty Bush like plants produce a high yield of excellent blackish green fruits. Flesh is firm with a sweet flavor. Enjoy fried, stuffed or in bread. 57 Days.
Watermelon Sugar Baby 8 – 12 lb fruit with Dark green rind. Small mottled seed. Super sweet flavor. Fine grain red flesh. Does not crack in wet weather. 73 Days.