Plant & Seed Order 2017

My plan is basically still the same as I sketched out at the end of last season. A mixed fruit tree / berry area interspersed with perennial herbs, mixed with both perennial and annual wildflowers, plus all kinds of grains, edible leaf plants, a few peppers and tomatoes, and pretty much anything else I can manage to scrounge up. It’s intended to be a sort of “wild-simulated” situation with heavy stocking of the soil seed bank, so Nature can kind of make her own choices over time about what will thrive — based on my hints and suggestions of what we like and I know grows here well (or hope will one day).

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Purchased from:

Hardy Fruit Tree Nursery, Quebec

  • American Plum
  • Surprise apple tree
  • Magenta Grape Vine (seedless)
  • Somerset Grape Vine (seedless)
  • Blackberries
  • Serviceberry
  • Surprise Pear Tree

Richters, Ontario

  • Bob Gordon elder
  • Chicago hardy fig
  • Lavender Munstead Plug pack
  • Lavender Phenomenal Plug pack
  • Oregano Kaliteri Plug pack
  • Oregano Italian Plug pack
  • Oregano Profusion Plants
  • Oregano Greek Plug pack
  • Oregano Syrian Plants
  • Oregano Turkestan Plants
  • Pepper Bhut Jolokia Plug pack
  • Pepper Jalapeno Chile Plug pack
  • Pepper Scotch Bonnet Plug
  • Rosemary Hill Hardy Plug
  • Tomato Black Cherry Plug
  • Tomato Roma Plug pack
  • Zaatar plants

Mumm’s Sprouting Seeds, Saskatchewan

These are sold as microgreens/shoots, but I’m sowing them directly in the field to stock the soil seed bank.

  • Arugula
  • Garbanzo
  • Fava beans
  • Flax
  • Fenugreek
  • Large green lentils
  • Kohlrabi
  • Millet
  • Brown mustard
  • Dwarf grey sugar peas
  • Green peas
  • Popcorn
  • Black quinoa
  • White quinoa
  • Khorasan wheat

Johnny’s Select Seeds, Maine

  • Crimson clover
  • Pearl millet
  • Sudangrass
  • Anise-hyssop
  • Borage
  • Calendula
  • Chamomile
  • Collards
  • Pickling cucumber
  • Nasturtium
  • Gold beets
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Caracas carrot
  • Sorrel
  • Claytonia
  • Golden purslane
  • Parsley
  • Cilantro
  • Zaatar

Vermont Wildflower Farm (VT)

  • Penny Pincher mix
  • Northeastern all perennial mix