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The retail garden shop and the farm are now open on Sundays too! Now normal open hours are Wednesday through Saturday 9:05 to 5:08. Sunday 11:00 to 5:00. Closed Holidays: July 4th, Christmas (Dec. 25-Jan. 3), Thanksgiving Day, and Easter Sunday.
ONLINE ORDERS: We are now taking online orders. Shipping season is October through May; order early to get the best selection. New arrivals and crops in progress are becoming available weekly. Please feel free to put your choice(s) on the Wait List. We'll notify you when the crop is ready. More Shipping Info...
Penta and Bumble Bees

News from the Farm

It’s been an exciting week around the farm. We had a tornado come through last Sunday and blow down one big tree and a few small trees. Really no damage to our buildings, just the loss of a few of our beloved trees. The tree trimmers have been in cleaning up the mess, and we’re […]

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Blueberry-Krewer-sjpg

News From the Farm

Well, it has been awhile since we sent out a farm report. In the busy-ness of the doing, we sometimes neglect to make time to converse about what we’re doing. For those of you that are wondering whether we are still here, it is very much so. We love gardening and helping people to learn […]

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Japanese Raisin Tree

Japanese Raisin Tree Tasty Twigs!

Japanese Raisin Tree – Tasty Twigs! Now wait one doggone minute – raisins don’t grow on trees!! Well, yes, but really there is such a tree as the Raisin Tree – really, really! While called the Japanese Raisin Tree (Hovenia dulcis), the Raisin Tree actually originated in China and was only introduced to the West […]

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Tigertooth Jujube

Jujuba, Fruit for the Reluctant Gardener!

Jujuba, Fruit for the Reluctant Gardener! What thrives on neglect, loves long hot summers, is salt and drought tolerant, can survive -28F (yup, that’s negative 28) and produces tons of fruit??? – JUJUBA!!! “Jujuba, what the heck is that?” you may ask. Jujuba (Ziziphus jujuba) comes from China and is a sweet fruit with an […]

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Water Pots with Spray Sticks

Micro Irrigation Solving the Water Problems

The dog days of summer will soon be upon us. If you’re one of those people that spent most of the last summer desperately trying to stretch another snarled garden hose out to the rapidly wilting impatiens, you probably realized that there has to be a better way. Maybe, you think, it’s time to look […]

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Skillet Bread AKA Flaugnarde

Early Summer Bounty

Early Summer Bounty Blueberries, Mulberries, Strawberries, Apples, Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, Blackberries… Oh My! It’s the season of summer harvest. So what do you do with all that fruit? Try making a Flaugnarde. Tough to say but super easy to make, this dessert is as simple as arranging the fruit of your choice in a buttered […]

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mail order plant sizes

We Love to Hear from You!

We ship a lot of plants out. We love to hear back from you about what you think about our plants and our service.  Like proud parents we can’t help but share. Here’s what some of our great customers are saying! Shane, Alachua Fl “I received my order today and let me tell you, I […]

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Arbequinia Olive Fruit

What the World Needs Now is More Olives!

Arbequina Olives can be Grown in Your Yard! Do you like the idea of growing your own organic food? Would you like the taste of the unusual? A fruit-bearing tree grown in California and in Catalonia Spain has been discovered to be suitable to grow in this area of the south! Think of a small […]

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