Mid March 2024

It’s time to do your spring fertilizing. Use an all purpose fertilizer for trees and shrubs. Use a citrus fertilizer for citrus trees. Use an acid fertilizer for Camellia, Azalea, Rhododendron, blueberries. Wait until the bloom is done on Azaleas and Rhododendrons. Then fertilize 3 times with an acid fertilizer, each time 30 days apart. Seed Potatoes are now in. $2.50 per pound. Varieties this year are:Red PontiacAustrian CrescentHuckleberry GoldUmatillaViking Purple We now have our first round of tomato plants ready for sale. $3.75 eachWe also have some squash ready and some herbs.Lots more in the greenhouse getting ready. Peppers should be ready in a couple of weeks. Bare root fruit trees are now potted. Most are $40.00 each. Peaches, Nectarines, Apples, Plums, Pluots are available. We also have citrus trees. $49.00 each. Nice spring weather we are having. Hope you can enjoy it in the garden. WE WILL BE CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY.

March 2024 Newsletter

It’s been a second nice wet winter in a row which is always a good thing. As for my rain tracking, we are at 24″ of rain on the season here at the nursery and it’s raining as I write this so we should be looking at about average rainfall this year. Maybe we’ll get a little above depending. Looks like it will continue a bit longer as far as the long range forecast shows. It will stop soon though, and then we will be into a very nice spring. Wildflower blooms should be great this year, and water levels good from a good wet winter. Get ready to start fertilizing soon As soon as deciduous trees and shrubs have their full set of leaves, you should give them their first fertilizing of the year. A balanced fertilizer works well for most things. Use a rhododendron, camellia, azalea fertilizer for your acid loving plants. Fertilize azaleas and rhododendrons after they are done blooming. Same thing for camellias. Citrus should use a citrus fertilizer. Citrus are best fertilized monthly through the growing season. Start after the threat of frost is past and continue monthly through October. Roses should be leafing out …

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February 2024 Newsletter

The selection of bare root fruit trees is still very good. The cool nights and cool days are ideal for the bare root trees, and now is the time to plant them. At the end of the month we pot up what has not been sold bare root and then the price goes up. Take advantage of bare root prices and selection and get your fruit trees in now.

FRUIT TREE PRUNING CLASSES 2024

Bare root fruit trees now available!

We will be holding free fruit tree pruning classes in our orchard here at the nursery. The dates of the classes are as follows: January 27th 10 am. February 3rd 10 am. February 4th 10 am.

Bare Root Fruit Trees Arrived Today. We have them worked and ready for sale now.

Our bare root fruit trees are in and are ready for sale. Shop early for the best selection. What we have is what we have for the season. No re-orders available. Our list is available on our website. It’s an excellent time to get your fruit trees in. The selection is great right now. Open 9-5 Monday Through Saturday, 10-4 Sunday. Rain or Shine. 530-743-4856

ROSES JUST ARRIVED!

BUSH & CLIMBING ROSES ARE NOW READY TO GO. TREE ROSES WILL BE READY TO GO ON FRIDAY 12/8/23 BUSH & CLIMBER ROSES – $26.00 EACH BARE ROOT, $29.00 IN POT. 36″ TREE ROSES – $63.00 EACH 36″ TWOFER TREE ROSES $73.00 EACH 24″ TREE ROSES – $45.00 EACH CLICK HERE IF YOU WOULD LIKE A COMPLETE ROSE LIST. ROSES FOR CHRISTMAS!! We Hope To See You Soon, Jeff

December 2023 Newsletter

Lots of things going on in December. Our bare root roses are due to ship the first week of December. Once they arrive we will get them ready for sale. So hopefully they will be ready to go by the 9th or 10th. All pending shipping schedule, but I will let all know when they are in and ready. The bare root fruit trees will be in late in the month. We will begin working them as soon as they arrive. This usually happens the week before Christmas, but I don’t have that confirmed yet, and hopefully will be ready for sale right after Christmas. Again I will let everyone know. I will send out emails as soon as things are in and ready to go. Complete lists of fruit trees and roses are available at the nursery, or request one and I can send it to you via email.  If you are wanting bare root fruit trees, don’t delay when they arrive. We will not re-order since availability is going be tight again this year. So when things are gone, they are gone for the year. Also, we cannot hold any items without payment. You can pre-order from our …

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