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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.
Taraxacum pseudoroseum

Taraxacum pseudoroseum

Taraxacum pseudoroseum

Pink Dandelion

This unusually coloured member of the Dandelion family originates in Asia.

A plant for Taraxacum aficionados, this is a distinct species from the one that fills turf areas with sunny yellow blooms each May. This pink flowered species is distinctly less vigorous but of similar size and shape and equally edible. They will grow in full to partial sun and average garden soil.

Probably not a plant for everyone, I’m offering these because there are a few fans of this species in the area that I know are looking for this species.

While I'm sure I have a photo of these in flower from last year, I can't seem to track it down so please check out this post on Stephen Barstow's very extensive blog on edible, ornamental species to get an idea of how these grow and bloom.

Seeds came to me from a plant grown at Aster Lane Edibles (now sadly closed).