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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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Euthamia graminifolia

Available for pickup starting May 25th

Euthamia graminifolia

Grass-leaved Goldenrod or Flat-top Goldenrod

A Goldenrod but not actually a member of the large Solidago family, despite the brilliant gold blooms, popularity with a wide range of small critters and a general capacity to carry on, no matter what life throws at them.
These were the first of the Goldenrods, on the sites I care for, that I learned the proper name of. They came to my attention by being among the first plants to make their way up through the big patch of sand left over from the installation of a buried power line a few years ago. Sprigs appeared within weeks, presumably from buried plants, and they meandered across the space, seeming to enjoy the treat of having it all to themselves.
Despite their quickness to wander, they don’t seem to be terribly competitive with other perennial species, popping up in bits here and there where an open space allows but not really crowding anyone.
Not for a gardener who likes everything ‘just so’ and for plants to stay where they are placed, but they really do seem to play well with others in the rural garden and to only just hold their own in the meadow amongst the grasses.
I suspect that they would fit right into a wildflower garden or a low meadow planting, especially one that didn’t come with the rather well established, mostly introduced, grass species that I just keep cutting holes in and tucking native perennials into.
They enjoy sun and haven’t shown any drought stress or any particular need for rich soil.
Heights around 18” to 30” and bloom season runs from late July to late August.