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The Online Plant Nursery is now Open for September

After closing the store for the spring, the remaining seedlings were grown out for the fall sale (or planted into my own gardens 😊)
Some were moved into larger sized trays and kept in the urban yard, in wood frames with netting to keep squirrels from uprooting them.  Others were planted out into my rural gardens for the summer.  

With the cooler weather now arriving, it is time for them to move to their forever homes. 

Photos of the seedlings at their current size have been added to the listings of the available species.

While these will require initial care, like any newly planted perennials or plants that are dug and relocated, unlike the tiny plugs I offer in the spring sale these will settle in fairly quickly with little care beyond watering for the first few weeks and during any extended dry spells next summer. 

These are not sold in pots. Plants grown in trays will be wrapped in paper, like the seedlings were this spring. Plants that have spent the summer in the soil will be lifted and packed together into the boxes or the produce containers I’ve been hoarding through the summer. They will all need to be planted right away.

Plants are all $4.00 each, including HST. 

Minimum $20 / 5 plant order. 

I’ll be out to the rural gardens on the weekend and once most weeks, so pickups will be Sunday evenings, Mondays and, on weeks that it doesn’t rain on Wednesday, Thursday through the day and evening. Pickups are in Vanier, but can also be arranged for Perth.  

All pickups are by appointment only

Available quantities vary, from as few as 5 of a species to as many as 40. I'll track order quantities and remove any that sell out from your order before sending you an invoice.

Planting instructions can be 
found here.
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Purple Giant Hyssop

Slightly variable in colour, you can see that the seed family that these particular plants came from is not quite as purple as their common name suggests. They are giant though, and nectar feeders love them no matter what their colour.
They grew to roughly 5’ tall in a dry meadow setting. In a garden setting I suspect that they would exceed this by a foot or even two. They are nice and sturdy, holding up well to a windy summer, despite limited support from neighbouring plants.
Pollinators of all types, bees large and small, butterflies and hummingbirds, all visited the blooms regularly for the nearly two months that they were offering nectar, from mid July to early September.
These plants were photographed in their second year from seed and have a base width of maybe 18”. I doubt that they will get all that much wider and they don’t have a tendency to wander.
These are growing in full sun and seemed to be very happy with that. I suspect that they would also be alright in light shade, as long as they received either a full morning, or a full afternoon of sunshine. Making all that nectar takes energy!

Seeds collected from plants grown from seed purchased from Beaux Abres 

$4.00