Plant Profile: Sage

November 19, 2020

For most, sage is used once or twice a year to season the turkey at Thanksgiving or spice up a dish or two at Christmas but it has many medicinal uses along with its aromatic flavor. Salvia officinalis is the common culinary sage and is grown all over the world. It reaches 1-3 feet high…. Read more >

Dandelion Roots

October 22, 2020

Although many of us think about dandelions in the spring and summer, fall is the best time to harvest them for their roots. This time of year, dandelion roots will have the most nutrients and will be a bit easier to get out of the ground since rains have usually come back by now and… Read more >

Blackberries Are Ripe!

August 28, 2020

Himalayan blackberries are now ripe! Often thought of as a nuisance; an invasive weed that we aim to rid our properties of, Himalayan blackberries are an abundant (and often FREE) food source for wildlife and for us! Blackberries On our farm & nursery property we are happy to maintain a few patches of this invasive,… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine

January 8, 2020

Although there’s not too much blooming and showing off this time of year, you can still find a handful of plants that can brighten up any winter day. Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta ‘Chief Joseph’) will add a bit of sunny yellow to your garden where color may be lacking in winter. In winter,… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Euphorbia

December 11, 2019

These evergreen plants work hard to provide all season interest. They can be placed in partial to full sun areas and are a fuss free plant in general. Most types are heat tolerant, but they should be watered regularly during their first growing season to help establish a good root system. Another benefit to these… Read more >