Category: Pick-your-own

Seedless grapes, 2 months refrigerated, pushing another

Plant Sale 25% to Thumbnail Theatre

October 20th 11 to 6: Big blueberry bushes-little guys too, raspberry, kiwi, apple and pear trees, grape vines, ornamentals too. Free classes all day, top of each hour: 11am-edible garden design, 1pm-drip irrigation, 2pm-pruning, 3pm-diseases and insects, 4pm-fruit choices, 5pm-fruit tasting, cheese, apples, crackers…

Estimated Fruit Schedule

June 27-July 14: Currants, Gooseberry, Raspberry- July 4-21: Cherry July 11 to Aug. 4: Blueberry July 18-September:Blackberry July 25-Nov. 3: Apples begin with Lodi, Gravenstein, William’s Pride, Redfree August 22-October 27:Grapes begin with Interlaken, then Jupiter, Reliance, Einset

Bench Grafted Apple Trees

“Bench Grafts”: the term used when propagating at-the-bench versus in-the-field. It’s usually a warm dry environment, and practiced in the ‘off-season’. When I can, I get started in January but I typically don’t because the rootstock-that what I graft to-is not available until March,…

Triple Crown Blackberries

Blueberry plants

We’re reliquishing 160 -5 year old plants out into the community. Potted, productive( we make pies from nursery plants, yes they,re producing). In comes new inventory: 1 gallon and 2 gallon plants add Peat, Bark, a little sand, water, a handful of cottonseed meal,…

Garden Design Class

Can you imagine a walled garden?The story ‘The Secret Garden’ shed light on the peace, sanctuary and romance within the confines of such a glorious planting – where one can communicate with the wildlings. As a child this story stirred a wonder within me….

Winter light, planning.

I live this time in reflection. Misty dampish, 40’s air. Reading, writing, consumed with defining purpose. Plant Gil, plant! – I recall my good friend saying repeatedly. I deliberate within design parameters. I deliberate for the rare 5 days needed to shovel a hole…

“Ahoy, SpiGold

Reviews

Share a review. Read the reviews. The ever-changing farm. Here’s the negative: no small-wheeled strollers, a worm in EVERY apple, old trucks, tractors, implements, farm materials, empty (or full) bottle of whiskey, bare back young men in the nursery, barbed wire in the farmyard,…

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