The Online Plant Nursery is now Closed for the Season

I Will be Holding a Second Sale in The Fall
The fall plants will be the seedlings that I’ve planted out in the large gardens I care for outside of Perth (not open to the public!) taking up some of the space that would otherwise be filled with vegetables. I’ll care for them over the summer and post an availability list and photos and then do a big dig when the weather cools. These will be field dug plants, tucked into temporary/re-used containers and they will need to be planted right away. This is old fashioned nursery practices, when planting was a seasonal undertaking and we worked to the weather. 
The fall plant pricing is something that I’ll work out over the summer based on time and any material inputs. 

In the meantime, I have made all of the plant listings from this spring's sale visible so that those who ordered plants can view their descriptions. Some of these same species will be included in the fall sale, depending on how well they do over the summer.

I expect to update this page with the fall availability in mid to late September.

For those who picked up seedlings this spring, their planting instructions can be found here.
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Doellingeria scabra

Doellingeria scabra

Doellingeria scabra

Aster Scaber

Native to Korea, with a wild range that extends through Eastern Europe and Asia.

Of the various specialty Korean vegetables that I sourced seeds for a few years ago, this one has proven to be the favourite in my household. The harvest is made up of shoots and the large, heart shaped base leaves, gathered in May while they are still tender. Prepared as a namul (side dish) their flavour is unique, with slightly minty undertones. If you enjoy Korean Perilla you will likely enjoy this plant. Ready for hardest about two weeks after stinging nettles, these are still one of the earlier greens from the garden.

Being a member of the aster family, these also put on a lovely show in the autumn, growing to 4’ to 5’ tall and covering themselves with a massive display of small white blooms, they fit perfectly well into a flower garden. Slowly forming a clump, I haven’t seen any signs of these spreading by runner. They have very lightly self seeded into adjacent vegetable beds.

These will take about two years to mature to the size that allows for a reasonable harvest but are proving to be long lived perennials in my garden outside of Perth, where they haven’t received any special attention or protections.

To produce both leaves for harvest and flowers for show, they need a nice, sunny location.

Seeds of the parent plants were sourced from a Korean seed company.