Our plants arrive bare root in March. We pot them up, then keep them cool in the tunnel until thier new feeder roots are established. When they start to grow, they go outside to continue acclimating to our climate.  This process assures healthy, happy plants that are ready to plant in your garden. Scroll down to see what we offer this year

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Blueberry bushes not only provide fresh fruit, but are also lovely in the landscape.  Even their winter wood is attractive. They do quite nicely with other shrubs that like acid soil. Their shallow roots must be mulched, and humus-rich soil is best. (incorporate peat moss and compost). Acidify soil with blueberry food or sulfur. Plant more than one variety for best fruiting.


Chandler is a huge berrry with sweet flavor. It's mid-late season and bears over several weeks.  Very easy to pick and productive.

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Very large, sweet berries in July. Scarlet fall foliage. Great all around plant for pollinating other varieties. 4-6' bush.

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Razz fruit have a zingy raspberry overtone that makes them unique. Plants are 4' tall, have lovely orange/red foliage in fall and bear mid season.

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Large flavorful berries ripen early on 4' plants. Fall foliage is bright orange. Well adapted to N. Idaho

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Very large, sweet berries in July. Scarlet fall foliage. Great all around plant for pollinating other varieties. 4-6' bush.


There's nothing better than fresh raspberries on your morning cereal or snacking as you pick.  They freeze beautifully and make wonderful additions to smoothies in the winter. Raspberry jam is the best!

Raspberries are reliably hardy in our climate. There are two types, July bearing, that bloom on last year's wood, and everbearing, that bear on primocanes (the new canes that grow up in the summer). We have both types in red, and a great everbearing yellow. When you plant your patch, remember that they will spread rapidly so give them room. Add plenty of organic nutrients, especially bone meal or other phosphorus source to encourage fruiting. 

  • Our own Red Raspberries
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    Starts from my own patch of juicy red berries. Plant them and stand back, they are great growers!

  • Heritage Everbearing
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    From my own patch. Large, firm berries have a slightly different flavor than other reds. Upright, hardy plants will bear a second crop in July.

  •  Fall Gold Everbearing
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    Big fall crop of super sweet wonderful golden fruit, then another crop in July. Fall Golds are really delicious and highly recommended!

Pruning raspberries:  Regular, July fruiting, plants bear on canes that grew the previous summer. After they bear, the canes are cut to the ground. This is easiest in fall when the leaves fall.  Remove any spindly growth and cut them back to 5 feet to encourage lateral growth in spring.   Everbearing varieties produce on new canes in fall, then again next July on the same canes. Tip back the canes but don't cut them out until after they bear again in July. 




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    Very large sweet berries on big arching canes.  Berries ripen in early August. 

    Triple Crown
    Thornless Blackberry
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    We will have a few available.  Tay is very thorny but wonderful for jams. Trailing canes produce large, reddish, tart berries before Triple Crown

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    Space plants at least 8' apart and train on wires. They bear on last year's canes. Tip back branches at end of first year to encourage branching

    Managing Blackberries


We offer two varieties of everbearing strawberries. They will produce a fall crop the first year and successive crops over the summer in following years. Plant them in good soil about a foot apart. Water deeply to encourage good roots. Amend planting soil with compost, manure and organic fertilizer. Bone meal or rock phosphate will foster good fruit production. Keep berries picked; don't allow any rotten ones to remain.  Plants may last up to five years if they don't get too crowded. Try to clip runners to keep them from filling in too much. We offer plants in bare root bunches or 3.5" pots. They sell out fast!  

  • Tribute Everbearing Strawberry

    Tribute bears lots of medium sized berries. The flavor is a bit tart but very bright. Best for jam and a wow on cereals or shortcakes. Tribute will even bear on runners. 

  • Albion Everbearing Strawberry

    Albions are huge and at their sweet best when the weather is hot. They are similar to the ones in the store, but when you ripen them in your garden they are wonderful. Pick when fully red. Very firm. Eat fresh or dip in powdered sugar

  • Tip for good production:

    If the berries are getting small or sparse, a deep watering with fish emulsion after first flush will perk them up for their next bloom.


Elderberries are good for you-high in antioxidants and are anti-viral immune boosters. These cultivars have larger, darker berries than the native elderberries. It's fun to grow them in your garden! They need average water and fertilizer. Cut old stems out to promote new growth.

  • Marge
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     Very large dark berries are borne on last year's wood. Cut out old stems. Cross between European and American varieties. Very disease free and self pollinating

  • Samdal Elderberry
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     Very large dark berries are borne on last year's wood. Cut out old stems. Prolific white flowers are followed by berries in August. Cross-pollinate with Samyl

  • Samyl Elderberry
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    Pollinator for Samdal, has very nice flowers. Bears second year.  Samdal and Samyl are smaller shrubs with lots of large fruit.

  • Black Lace
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    Pink flowers on dark foliage. Big shrub with edible berries if pollinated.  Lovely in the landscape.


Samdal and Samyl are in very short supply

  • Pink Champagne Currant
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    Sweetest currant for fresh eating. Bush grows 4-5 feet high. Ripens in July. Rust resistant and hardy

  • Crandall Black Currant, 
    aka "Clove Scented Currant"
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    Yellow flowers that smell like cloves yield to big crops of half inch black berries with wonderful flavor. Good for jams or juice. High in vitamins and antioxidants.

  • About Currants
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    Give plants at least 4' of space to grow. Fruiting is on young wood, so cut out older wood.  Water deeply and infrequently. Can take some after noon shade.

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