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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...
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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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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Planting Trees Right

Buying beautiful, well-grown plants is a great way to start your future landscape and orchard. The next step to your success lies with planting your tree correctly. Let’s start with your soil, as this is the basic foundation of your plant’s future.  Each plant likes certain soil characteristics.  It helps to have a basic understanding […]

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Organic Fertilizer Sandwich

Getting success growing fruit trees organically can be challenging, especially when you’re growing your trees in less than perfect soil. In fact, growing fruit trees organically is really about just that; creating a perfect soil. In order to get your organic fertilizer to work properly, it helps to understand a little about what’s going on […]

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Pruning Fruit Trees

Training Fruit Trees

Training Fruit Trees; Start your tree Right If dependable, annual crops of large juicy fruit are what you want from your fruit trees, then annual pruning and thinning of fruit is important. Training fruit trees to develop strong, well spaced branches, which can handle heavy loads of ripe fruit, is also critical to insuring the […]

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Christmas Holiday Schedule

Quick Note on our Holiday Schedule… Fruit trees make great Christmas Gifts! The winter season is upon us, the nursery is brimming with fruit trees, vegetable plants and cool ornamentals. Give the gift that gives back… Fruit Trees! Christmas Season Retail Store Hours: Closed December 21st through January 1st. Reopening Saturday January 2nd 2016. Last […]

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We’re Back Open

It’s been a wonderful summer for us. Long days filled with tending the new crop,  grafting more fruit trees, harvesting fruit, and visiting far away places. This is our first open week of the fall season and it’s so nice to be back! The nursery is now open on our regular schedule of Wednesday through […]

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Summer Siesta

It’s that Time of Year  Every year during the dog days of summer we close the nursery to give our staff and ourselves some time off to recharge our batteries, see some new sights and work on infrastructure at the nursery. The nursery will be closed this year from August 5th through September 1st. We’ll […]

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