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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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Eutrochium purpureum
Eutrochium purpureum

Eutrochium purpureum

A few ready to go now, more will be available for pickup starting May 25th

Eutrochium purpureum

Joe-Pye weed

Big, bold and beautiful. Joe-Pye-Weed fill up lots of space and provide nectar for many, many species of pollinators.

These love moist locations but will also grow in average garden conditions.

Heights range between 3’-6” and 6’ depending on moisture levels and the height of surrounding species. Be sure to allocate at least a 3’ wide space for each of these to grow up to fill.

These definitely love sunshine, and will need a full sun location to put on their best show of blooms, which appear in late August and continue into September in the Ottawa area.

Seeds were gathered from this roadside patch just west of Perth Ontario

-As you can see from the image on Google street view, the patch shows lovely colour variation. I gathered seeds from several different plants so if you plant a few it is likely that you’ll see a similar variation.