Mail-Order Heirlooms

For many decades, Nichols Garden Nursery has offered rare seeds and herbs on order. To this day, they grow and collect new and unique produce for other growers to enjoy.

Achocha, also known as Bolivian cucumber, is similar to a mild bell pepper when cooked. It's very rare, and Nichols is the only nursery in North America that offers it.
Photo by Jim Long