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Tomato 'Big Yummy'

'Big Yummy' is a determinate tomato with a sweet-yet-tangy flavor. The deep red fruits are nearly seedless and the plants resist Fusarium Wilt 1, among other diseases.

Summer Squash 'Cupcake'

These round, green summer squash, produced on trailing vines, have a sweet-savory flavor. Use 'Cupcake' for grilling, broiling, stuffing or roasting.

Nasturtium 'Phoenix'

Grow nasturtium 'Phoenix' in hanging baskets, beds, or borders for flame-colored blooms with touches of pale salmon, gold, peach and mahogany.

Watermelon 'Triple Treat'

Round, striped 'Triple Treat' watermelons are juicy, crisp and sugary-sweet. This variety is nearly seedless.

Zinnia 'Hidden Dragon'

Zinnia 'Hidden Dragon' bears red blooms tipped in white in 3 months from sowing. The bushy, compact plants produce daisy-shaped flowers that mature into large pompons.

Italian Pepper 'Long Tall Sally'

Grill, roast, fry or stuff 'Long Tall Sally' Italian peppers. The light green, 8-inch fruits have glossy skins and thin walls.

Basil 'ProEasy'

Park Seed's exclusive 'ProEasy' basil is a Genovese variety with big, glossy, dark green foliage and rich flavor. It's disease-resistant and has an extended shelf life.

Tomato 'Clementine Cocktail'

Tart yet sweet, 'Clementine Cocktail' tomatoes grow to about 2 ounces on high-yield, indeterminate plants. The seeds are organically bred by Johnny's Selected Seeds.

Pumpkin 'Cinnamon Girl'

'Cinnamon Girl' pumpkins make great fall decorations, but they're also fine for making into sweet pies. The dark orange pumpkins average 3 to 6 pounds each.

Kalettes Collection

Bicolored Kalettes are a cross between kale and Brussels sprouts and have a nutty-sweet taste. This collection from Johnny's Selected Seeds includes 3 varieties that mature throughout the season for an extended harvest.

Butternut Squash 'Butterscotch'

Expect to harvest 4 to 6 mini-butternut squash, each weighing up to 1-1/2 pounds, per 'Butterscotch' plant.

Basil 'Eleonora'

This basil, 'Eleonora,' has intermediate resistance to downy mildew and a spicier flavor than most pesto-type basils.

Pumpkin 'Cargo'

'Cargo' pumpkins make great jack-o'-lanterns, thanks to their deep orange color and size (each weighs up to 20 to 25 pounds).