Bush and Other Orders Happening

Ah, I don’t think I’ve ever spent so much on plants in my life. I just put a couple of orders through.

Berry bushes and vines

  1. 1 Johns Elderberry
  2. 1  Adams Elderberry
  3. 1  Witch Hazel
  4. 50 Honeoye Strawberry
  5. 2 Bluebell Grapes
  6. 3 Island Belle Grapes (Campbell’s Early)
  7. 3 Marechal Foch grapes
  8. 1 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Red Pearl Lingonberry
  9. 1 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Regal Lingonberry
  10. 1 Rosa rugosa Belle Poitevine Rose
  11. 3 Rosa rugosa alba
  12. 1 Jostaberry
  13. 2 Arapaho Thornless Blackberry
  14. 2 Northline Serviceberry  (Amelanchier alnifolia)
  15. 2 Dwarf Siberian Pea Shrubs (Caragana microphylla)

Potted trees

  1. 1 Italian Honey Fig  (Blanche – a.k.a. Lattarula)
  2. 1 Celeste Fig Tree
  3. 1 Eucalyptus Nicholli

Herbs (plants, not seeds) (from Fedco)

  1. 1 Chenopodium bonus-henricus Good King Henry
  2. 2 Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed
  3. 1 Lavandula angustifolia Munstead Lavender
  4. 1 Althea officinalis Marshmallow
  5. 2 Arnica chamissonis
  6. 2 Asarum canadense Canadian Wild Ginger
  7. 1 Cimicifuga racemosa Black Cohosh or Black Snakeroot
  8. 1 Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower
  9. 1 Inula helenium Elecampane
  10. 1 Valeriana officinalis Valerian

Potatoes and bulbs

  1. 1 lbs Clearwater Sunchokes
  2. 3 lbs Banana
  3. 5 lbs Dark Red Norland
  4. 5 lbs Keuka Gold
  5. 25 Centennial ‘Grow Anywhere Sweet Potatoes slips
  6. 1lb  German Red Garlic

I’ve not yet ordered seeds. Many of my seeds are now two years old – some three – and probably no longer viable. I had poor germination with the spinach and chard, for instance, already in September of last year. Sorting through all that now. Feels bad, throwing seeds away…

I’m putting together a business plan for Robin Hill Gardens. Just a dream-on-as-if-I-suddenly-had-the-money plan. It’s good fun.

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4 Comments

  1. Fedco has Good King Henry? I downloaded a copy of their catalog, but pdf isn’t an inspiring way to look at a seed catalog. Your list looks good. I’m still ordering too. The bees look great! What a relief, eh? Also, I hope your novel goes well.

  2. I downloaded a copy of the Fedco tree catalog and found it. I’m still working on plant and seed orders, and have to admit I’m wondering where I’m going to put it all!

    Great news about your future chickens!

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