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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.
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Small flowering and fruit Trees

Small Trees for Small Yards

Choosing Small Trees for Small Yards One of the major concerns facing many of today’s gardeners is how to fit a flowering or shade tree into the tiny yards of modern suburbs. Choosing the right plant material is crucial to the success of any landscape project, and trees especially require extra thought. Although it is […]

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Fig Wiki

Enjoy Tree Ripened Figs

 For foodies, tree ripened figs are a true delicacy. Most store bought figs do not come close to resembling the rich flavor of a tree ripened fig.  Picked at their height in flavor, figs offer a rich, sweet blend of maple syrup, caramelized apple, and honey toned flavors. Some varieties, like Violette De Bordeaux are […]

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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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planting trees Right

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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Mandarin Melon Berry

Mandarin Melon Berry Cudrania tricuspidata A truly uncommon fruit

Some of the most interesting fruits come from China. Apricot, plum, chestnut and filbert all originate from this country that so closely mirrors many growing regions of America. Many of these fruits have gained wide popularity and are well known. Some like jujube and Asian pear and mandarin melon berry are slowly winning favor as […]

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