Welcome to our “Nursery News” page where we’ll keep you up-to-date on the extra special nursery items currently at the Corner Nursery. This is not a full list of everything we offer. Having doubled the nursery size from last year, there are bound to be surprises! If you have questions, call Rob, Peri, or Neil at 360-732-0107 or email the nursery. We look forward to helping you grow a fantastic garden!
About our Nursery:
Our nursery specializes in healthy plants that are beneficial to pollinators, deer-resistant, cold-hardy, native, drought-tolerant and/or shade-loving as those are major points of interest to our community. We offer only “clean” plants that are free of chemical sprays, neonicotinoids, or growth inhibitors. All of our local plant starts come from Midori or Red Dog farms and are certified organic.
A lot of attention and care goes into our plants, so no matter how long we’ve had something in stock, you can trust it will not be root-bound or malnourished. We base our nursery plant care on the Biodynamic Calendar, which means we have regular days we tend specifically to roots, flowers, or leaves in an attempt to improve plant vigor, disease tolerance, adaptability, and production.
Our nursery staff are lovers of plants with backgrounds in organic farming, native landscapes, herbal medicine, and pollinator care. Please feel free to ask them plenty of questions — what they don’t know, they’ll be excited to investigate!
We are happy to place special orders for you if there is something you are looking for grown by one of our vendors which we do not carry. We also offer deals on large purchases from retail stock, and we supply wholesale to landscapers and other gardening professionals. This applies to all soil amendments we carry. If you have a question just ask!
About our Vendors:
Below is a list of the vendors we source from at various times in the season. All of our plant and seed suppliers are based in the Pacific Northwest, many a stone’s throw down the road.
Red Dog Farm (Chimacum)
Midori Farm (Quilcene)
Heartwood Nursery (Port Townsend)
Seed Dreams (Port Townsend)
Finnriver Farm (Chimacum)
Short’s Family Farm (Chimacum)
Cedar Street Natives (Port Townsend)
Landmark Orchard (Marrowstone Island)
Windy Meadow (Ferndale)
Skagit Gardens (Mt Vernon)
Van Klaveren’s (Marysville)
Blooming Advantage (Cornelius, OR)
Last Updated September 15th, 2019
Warning about possible invasive in Black Gold Potting Soil – It has come to our attention that seeds of the parasitic vine Dodder may be present in some Black Gold potting soil. If you bought any Black Gold (or bought a plant planted in Black Gold), you might have inadvertently taken some home. We encourage you to keep your eyes open for a bright yellow or orange thin, threadlike vine coming up in your garden. It looks like Silly String.
This wily vine grows from seed, does not root underground, and cannot photosynthesize enough sugar to support itself. It seeks a favorable plant to draw nutrients from, wraps itself around the host, and attaches to the host's vascular system via adventitious roots called haustoria. If an appropriate host plant can not be found or reached within several days, the vine will perish.
Fret not, for as long as you catch it before it flowers and sets seed, this vine is an annual and can be pulled and disposed of safely. If seeds have already formed, please dispose of them in the trash. The seeds are incredibly hardy and can survive extreme temps due to their hard, protective coat.
We will continue to offer Black Gold potting soil, as this is otherwise one of our favorite potting soils. Soils are living communities, and there's always the chance of unexpected seeds coming in with foreign inputs of all kinds. Black Gold has been made aware of our concerns.
Fresh arrivals - Camellias, Clematis, Clumping Bamboo, Japanese Blood Grass & Rhodies from Van Klaveren’s Nursery.
We brought in a sampling of evergreen plants and compact conifers from Youngblood Nursery of Salem, OR. Come check them out!
Blueberry Plants have returned from Van Klaveren’s nursery. We have 11 delicious varieties ranging in fruit size, fruiting season and plant size. Bluecrop, Chandler, Chippewa, Darrow, Liberty, Reka, Spartan, Sunshine Blue and Top Hat in 2 gallon pots. Liberty and Northland in 5 gallon pots. We’ve replenished our Alder Sawdust stock, as well as Down-to-Earth Acid Mix fertilizer– we’ve got everything you need for late season blueberry planting!
We are very sorry that we will not have late season veggie starts this year. We will plan to stock them next year. We will be offering culinary/tea herbs through autumn. Currently stocked are Chives, Chamomile, Cilantro, Parsley, Peppermint, Rosemary, Lavender, Thyme, Oregano, Sage, Tarragon, Lemon Balm, Lemon Verbena and Bay Laurel.
“Meeker” red Raspberries and “Cascade Gold” golden Raspberries now in stock!
Deck Pot Dahlias gorgeous and blooming! Almost sold out for the season. -$24.99, now 25% off!
Daylilies, Dwarf Asiatic, & Canna Lilies now on sale, 25% off all varieties until gone! Peonies now on sale, 25% off as well!
Plant Late Season Bloomers- We now have 18 (!!) beautiful varieties of Echinacea, 3 striking varieties of Rudbeckia, 5 glowing varieties of Coreopsis, 3 bright varieties of Helenium, 3 incredible Helianthus (perennial Sunflowers) and cheery dwarf yellow annual Sunflowers. Provide the pollinators with colorful fare in your garden well into autumn!
New striking ferns, including Ghost with silvered fronds, delicately feathered Himalayan Maidenhair, elegant Japanese Beech, autumn hued Brilliance Dryopteris and red stemmed Eared-Lady Fern. Many types of beautiful, leafy Heuchera which offer rich hues of purple, red and green in the shade garden.
Locally grown decorative & staking bamboo. We’ve got a range of sizes, sold by the bundle, 10 pieces/bundle. Small (3-5 ft.) Med (6-8 ft.) Large (9-17 ft.) Thin Mixed (3-6 ft.) Check out our selection in the greenhouse!
New integrated pest management & fertilization products: Neem oil, OMRI listed insecticidal soap, liquid seaweed fertilizer 0-0-1, liquid fish & kelp fertilizer 2-4-1, Down to Earth All Purpose fertilizer blend 4-6-2, Down to Earth Fruit Tree fertilizer blend 6-2-4.
Current Plant Offerings:
LOCAL FARM PLANT STARTS:
All Red Dog Plant Starts are 20%-off until gone. They have pulled most of their stock but we will continue to carry their fragrant 4 in. pots of Arp & Speedy Rosemary as well as Tulameen Raspberries into autumn. Thanks, Red Dog!
Midori Plant Start season has ended (July) and we thank them kindly for all of the veggies & herbs they’ve supplied our community with! See you next year!
BERRIES AND NUTS:
Cane Fruits: Thornless Blackberry, Raspberries, and Dwarf Raspberries with proven high yields. ON SALE, now $19.99!! Monrovia.
“Meeker” red Raspberries and “Cascade Gold” golden Raspberries now in stock! Van Klaveren’s.
Agastache “Hummingbird Mint/Hyssop”: Blue Fortune and Little Adder. Adored by pollinators. Soft lilac purple flower spikes rise above minty fragrant leaves. The leaves are delicious in hot or iced tea.
Artemisia, 3 Varieties: Powis Castle, Silvermound & Valerie Finnis
Asters: These pollinator-friendly plants bloom from late summer through autumn. Woods Pink is a hardy perennial with pink daisy-like flowers. Starshine variety offers prolonged late season color with pure white blossoms with yellow eyes, atop deep olive green mounds of neat foliage. Excellent resistance to powdery mildew. Prince Calico offers tiny white daisy blooms with sparkling raspberry hued eyes atop deep purple foliage. Eastern Star variety. Purple Dome, this compact cultivar is loaded with gorgeous, rich, deep-purple blossoms throughout the fall. They make excellent long-lasting cut flowers.
Coreopsis: Cosmo/daisy-like blooms come in a gorgeous array of colors. Some have fine, threadleaf foliage. All perennial, with long bloom times summer through autumn, deer resistant, sun loving, pollinator friendly. Deadheading will encourage prolonged blooms, often until first hard frost! Rosy pink Shades of Rose, pale yellow Moonbeam, bright yellow Leading Lady Sophia, golden Imperial Sun, rich ruby Red Satin.
Crocosmia: Red “Lucifer” and a yellow variety now stocked as well! Bulbs multiply generously and return every year.
Chrysanthemums: Various colors offer color later in the season! Current colors in bloom are magenta, cranberry red, cream and pumpkin. Offered in 4 inch pots, 1 gallon pots and large deck pots.
Daisies: Generously blooming long-stemmed yellow and orange perennial Gerbers.
Dusty Miller: “Cirrus,” with soft, gently lobed silvery foliage. Great contrast in fall plantings. Prefers hot, dry conditions – do not over water!
Echinacea: 18 (!!) varieties, offering an array of warm toned coneflowers! Shades of magenta, pink, yellow, red, orange and clean white. Ruby Star, Hot Papaya, Kismet Red, Kismet Raspberry, Solar Flare, Fatal Attraction, Cara Mia Rose, Cara Mia Yellow, White Swan, Sombrero Tres Amigos, Sombrero Lemon Yellow, Tangerine Dream, Butterfly Julia, Butterfly Cleopatra, Double Scoop Raspberry, Double Scoop Mandarin, Merlot and Magnus.
Eryngium “Sea Holly”: Striking silvery purple-blue cone flowers that look like small glowing thistles, but are absolutely non-invasive. Loved by butterflies.
Fuschias: Standing hardy perennial varieties. Gartenmeister Bonstedt and Select Mattole California. Selling out quickly, only a few left!
Gaura: So White variety. Star shaped flowers on wiry stems. They have a graceful, airy look giving the illusion of tiny butterflies in the garden – they will attract them! Bees too. Sun & heat loving.
Geums, Various Varieties: Banana Daiquiri, Blazing Sunset, Starkers Magnificum, Flames of Passion, Mango Lassi. Little gems of red, yellow, orange and peach rise on wiry stems above attractive green foliage. Great in bouquets. Hardy to -20.
Helenium: Bandera, Ruby Dwarf and Zimbelstern. Excellent daisy family plant for autumnal colors throughout summer and fall. Golden yellows and oranges, fiery reds. Consider planting with Sunflowers, Rudbeckia and tall grasses. Drought tolerant.
Helianthus: “Flore Pleno,” “Lemon Queen” and “Gold Lace” perennial sunflowers! Countless 3-4 in. golden sunshine double (FP), pale yellow single (LQ) and 3-4" bright yellow (GL) sunflowers that bloom late summer – frost. The tall, thin, lacy foliage creates an airy appearance on the “Gold Lace” variety. Great cut flowers. Attract bees & butterflies. 5-6 ft. high x 3 ft. wide. Very cold hardy & drought tolerant.
Hellebores, 16 Varieties: These shade-loving cold-hardy perennials will bloom from Christmastime until late Spring depending on the variety, providing much-needed beauty for humans & pollen for pollinators when little else will bloom. Skagit Gardens.
Heuchera & Heucherella, 14 Varieties: Alabama Sunrise, Carnival Cocomint, Delta Dawn, Fire Alarm, Forever Purple, Forever Red, Front & Center Fire Chief, Hot Spot, Little Cutie Blondie, Obsidian, Peach Flambe, Pink Fizz, Red Lightning, Sweet Tea. A great perennial for adding color and texture to your shade garden.
Hydrangea: With unusual double, bi-colored pink & cream blooms and dark reddish green leaves, 'Miss Saori' adds a touch of drama and elegance to the shaded or woodland garden. Blooms on old and new wood and is not pH dependent for color!
Meadow Rue: Nimbus Pink and Hewitt’s Double. Airy racemes rise above attractive foliage on these shade loving beauties.
Mock Orange: “Snowbelle” variety. Abundant citrus sweet perfumed, white double blossoms adorn this small, deciduous shrub. Best mass planted as a low hedge, shrubby border or anywhere the fragrance will be enjoyed!
Monarda, “Bee Balm”: Fragrant and bee-loved wine red “Bee You Bee True,” fiery “Jacob Kline,” purple “Bee You Bee Free” and “Bee You Bee Merry” magenta. Excellent perennial for the pollinator garden.
Pansies: Beaconsfield, Lavender, Matrix Solar Flare, Nature Mulberry Shades, True Blue.
Peonies, 2 Varieties: scarlet red Blaze and snow white Duchesse de Nemours varieties. One of the best cut flowers. Beautiful at every stage, from balled-up bud, to joyful pompom. They resurrect in the Spring with mysterious red tinged foliage and stems, which later turn bushy & green. Now on sale, 25% off!
Penstemon: Bee-loved by pollinators, especially hummingbirds. Sun loving, hardy, drought tolerant and beautiful! “Firebird” has large, fiery red blossoms rising above tall stems and evergreen foliage. Can grow to be 2-3 ft. high. Bloom time is mid summer-frost. “Catherine de la Mare” shimmers with shades of purple blue, which fade to opalescent sky blue/pink in summer. “Husker’s Red” offers gorgeous deep red foliage topped with lavender-white flowers. Deadhead to keep them going!
Perovskia, “Russian Sage”: Dwarf variety Little Spire & standard sized Perovskia atriplicifolia
Phlomis, “Jerusalem Sage”
Potentilla (Cinquefoil): Close relative of Geum, as you can tell by the whirled rosette flower. Arc-en-ciel variety, with sprays of yellow edged, warm orangey red blooms bloom into autumn above mounding strawberry-like foliage. Deadhead to keep them blooming! Cut back in early spring and fertilize to get them ready for the next season. Great cut flower, deer resistant and pollinator friendly.
Rose: Cecile Brunner Everblooming Climber, a climbing form of the popular 'Sweetheart Rose', with fragrant, double, soft pink flowers. This variety is ever blooming, meaning it will bloom late spring to fall. Very long-lived, too! 20' tall x 10' wide.
Rudbeckia: Classic Black Eyed Susan variety “Goldsturm,” “Chim Chiminee” and “Little Goldstar.”
Salvia: Perennial varieties including East Friesland, Marcus and May Night. All loved by hummingbirds. No need to dead-head or prune.
Strawflower: Jumbo Red and Jumbo Rose.
Sunflower: Munchkin variety, compact with cheery bright rays and large, heart shaped leaves.
Thunbergia (Black Eyed Susan Vine): “African Sunset” variety. Annual but very long blooming vine. Cream, apricot and shades of maroon-red with a dark eye.
Ornamental Yarrow: golden “Moonshine,” peachy “Terracotta” and ruby red “Desert Eve Red”
Maidenhair Spleenwort, Himalayan Maidenhair, Japanese Beech, Japanese Tassel, East Indian Holly, Eared Lady Athyrium, Ghost Athyrium, Regal Red Athyrium, Brilliance Dryopteris
GROUND COVERS: Several Varieties. We carry ground covers year-round, with varieties changing depending upon what’s available. These often feature adorable flowers twinkling up from soft matted foliage.
Sedums, Several Varieties: We carry sedums year-round, with varieties changing depending upon what’s available. They are low maintenance, fascinating, and drought-tolerant. A great addition to the crevices of rock walls.
Herniaria, “Green Carpet”: A ground cover that can tolerate some foot traffic! Almost like a ground cover thyme with sedum textured foliage. This evergreen, prostrate groundcover creates a solid, thin mat of tiny succulent leaves. Excellent between pavers and as a flat solid green mat. The foliage turns mahogany red with cold temperatures, adding further interest.
Epimedium, 3 Varieties: Shade-loving and mat forming, with heart shaped leaves and delicate flowers.
Ground Cover Thyme: Low maintenance, fast growing & versatile ground cover. Fragrant! Little blossoms loved by bees. Some varieties tolerate foot traffic well making them a good choice to plant in between stone walkways. Currently stocked are Coccineus Major, Wooly, White, Elfin, Pink Chintz and Pink Ripple.
Spikemoss: Luscious lime green moss clumps that slowly spread. Thrives in part sun/full shade.
Scotch Moss: Golden, evergreen mat covered with tiny white starry flowers. Needs regular moisture. Excellent between pavers, in rockeries and shaded areas. Thrives in part sun/full shade.
Golden Club Moss
Lithadora, “Grace Ward”: Return of the most popular hardy ground cover! Perennial and evergreen, narrow leaved foliage (resembling Rosemary) grows in a slightly mounded form before spreading out. Brilliant blue starry blossoms attract pollinators.
Davidson’s Penstemon: Subalpine, native, evergreen ground cover penstemon with purple tubular blossoms that will bring in the hummers
Rubus, Formosan Carpet: Ideal drought tolerant, evergreen ground cover for filling in large areas, erosion control or trailing over walls. White flowers in summer are followed by golden edible berries in fall. Tough, textured foliage.
Veronica: Blue Yonder
Erigeron, “Santa Barbara Daisy”
Checkerbloom: Rosy pink mallow flowers with mini, scalloped hollyhock-like foliage. Blooms all summer long, attracting butterflies.
Creeping Baby’s Breath: Delicate, low growing sprays of darling pink blossoms.
Ajuga: “Chocolate Chip” variety with whorls of blue-violet flowers. This is the least aggressive variety, easier to dig up than others but will still fill a space incredibly well and fast. Keep away from beds, this plant does best at the edges of pathways or where it has room to sprawl.
Japanese Forest Grass: Golden and Variegated. Ideal border & understory plants that love partial shade, their colors change with the seasons. Newly stocked, Japanese Blood Grass which tolerate more sun than other varieties of Japanese forest grass. Blood red streaks throughout chartreuse blades.
Andropogon “Red October” and “Indian Warrior”
“Black Mondo” and “Sparkler” Ophiopogon
“Hot Rod” Panicum
Purple Fountain Grass
Carex “Red Rooster” and “EverColor Everest”
Chamomile: Roman variety
Lavender, 6 Varieties: Lavender plants are happy in the driest, hottest spot in your garden, along with Rosemary. Grosso & Provence, both disease resistant varieties are vigorous growers that will bloom throughout summer, offering fragrant delight to pollinators and people alike. Hidcote, an English variety with dark purple calyxes and violet corollas. Compact growth habit. Alba, a white French variety with tall spikes of pure white fragrant flowers topping lovely silver foliage. Ruffles Boysenberry, a unique tufted Spanish variety, with stunning dark purple flowers and light pink wings. Richard Grey, dark violet spikes grace this compact variety. Silvery white felted foliage.
Lemon Balm, Golden: Planted as an ornamental to brighten dark corners of a garden with aureate foliage. Also happens to be a wonderful, tasty perennial herb with clean lemon flavor and fragrance. Used as a seasoning or garnish, as well as a mildly calming tea to evoke a gentle, feel-good spirit.
Lemon Verbena: Deliciously fragrant tea & culinary herb. Clean & crisp, citrus sweet, slender foliage that tastes great in hot or iced tea, and can also be used to season fish, poultry, meat & veggies. Bonus blooms in late summer. Tender perennial.
Oregano: Dark Leaf & Golden varieties
Parsley: Italian variety
Rosemary, 5 Varieties: Classic Arp, cascading Irene, 'chef’s choice' Roman Beauty with higher oil content & spiced flavor, full body flavored Spice Island and piney Tuscan Blue
Sage: Icterina Golden Sage, an edible and dazzling ornamental variety with variegated foliage.
Sweet Bay Laurel: young Bay trees!
Tarragon: Anise flavored French variety
Thyme: Winter Thyme, cold hardy & incredibly fragrant, prized for its oil, considered medicinal as well as culinary. All Thyme are strong antivirals, enjoy a few sprigs in tea or soup when feeling a cold come on!
Acuba: Almost tie-die looking bright lime & dark green variegated foliage that loves shade.
Boxleaf Azara: Evergreen that produces an abundance of small yellow, chocolate scented flowers in late winter. Moderate growth up to 15 feet, good for espaliers.
Berberis, “Orange Rocket”
Callicarpa, “Purple Pearls”
Caryopteris, “Dark Knight”
Ceanothus: Concha, Dark Star, Julia Phelps, Victoria and low growing Point Reyes.
Clethra, 2 Varieties: Hummingbird & Ruby Spice
Burning Bush, “Cole’s Compact”: Rich green foliage with red stems turns to fiery red in fall, making these excellent for accents or low hedges.
Fatshedera: “Aureo Maculata,” a striking cross between English Ivy and Fatsia. The Fatsia genes slow the growth so no need to worry about this beauty sprawling and vining out of control. You can pinch it to encourage a more shrubby “Fatsia” growth habit or let it climb! Also kept as a potted house plant, trailing above sunny windows.
Hebes & Euphorbias, many varieties: Small, low-maintenance, deer-resistant, hardy border shrubs with beautiful leaf patterns, solid & variegated.
Itea (Sweetspire): Henry’s Garnet
Elderberry: Black Lace variety. Lacy dark purple foliage with pink flower clusters in late spring, ripening into richly hued edible berries in the summer. Leave the berries for the birds or harvest to make immune system supporting syrup, wine or jam!
Winter Hazels: Aurea variety. These delicate-looking, elegant trees produce lovely fragrant blooms to delight humans, bees, and hummingbirds in winter when little else is blooming. Bright, textured foliage. Van Klaveren’s
Dogwood: Cardinal Cornus & Bud’s Yellow.
False Spirea, “Sem”
Lonicera Nitida (Box Honeysuckle, Lemon Beauty): Prized for its foliage. Dense shrub. Grows 3-6ft tall, easy to shape with pruning.
Mock Orange (Philadelphus ‘Snowbelle’): Abundant, snow white, citrus-scented, double flowers on a small, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub with gracefully arching branches. Low hedge, shrub border, or massed. Blooming now!
Ninebark (Physocarpus “Dart’s Gold”): Leaves emerge gold, change to chartreuse, and then gold again in fall. White flowers with a pink flush produce pretty red seeds. Deciduous shrub. Mixed borders, woodlands.
Rock Rose: “Orchid” variety. This elegant Mediterranean shrub tolerates poor soil, dry banks and maritime conditions. Evergreen and fragrant, with spectacular large blooms of magenta pink with maroon spots on each petal. 3-4 ft. high x 3-4 ft. wide.
Senecio, “Daisy Bush”: Hardy evergreen shrub with soft, oval, silvered leaves and cheerful, bright yellow, daisy-like flowers that bloom throughout summer. It's tolerant of hot sun, poor soils, wind and forms a mound 4-5'H x 6'W.
Russian Arborvitae Cypress: Evergreen conifer that forms a shrubby 1 foot tall x 3 foot wide ground cover. Feathery foliage is arranged in flat, fan-like sprays. Bright green in summer, bronzed purple autumn - winter.
Alberta Spruce, “Candlelight”: compact variety with golden flush of new growth. Cone shaped, grows 6 feet tall in 10 years. Evergreen, prefers full sun.
English Yew, “Dwarf Bright Gold”: Compact, bright yellow conifer with vibrant needle-like foliage. New growth emerges golden yellow and matures to bright green. 2-4 feet tall x 4-6 feet wide.
Winter Daphne, “Zuiko Nishiki”: Extremely fragrant pink and white flower clusters bloom in late winter. Compact growth habit, 4 feet x 4 feet. Evergreen, dark green and glossy leaves.
Edible Berries: Blue Elderberry, Huckleberry (Evergreen & Red), Salmonberry, Serviceberry, Thimbleberry
Ferns: Deer, Lady, Maidenhair, Sword & Spiny Wood
Grasses: Tufted Hairgrass
Groundcover: Kinnikinnick, Bunchberry, Coastal Strawberry, Wild Ginger
Shrubs & Trees: Douglas Spiraea, Pacfic Rhododendron, Tall & Low Oregon Grape, Snowberry, Twinberry, Beaked Hazelnut, Western Red Cedar, Silk Tassel, Oceanspray, Shore Pine, Red Osier Dogwood, Pacific Ninebark, Currants (Red Flowering & Golden), Goat’s Beard, Paper Birch, Mock Orange, Rose (Nootka & Peafruit), Oregon White Oak (Garry)
Wildflowers: Blanketflower, Bleeding Heart, Fringecup, Hedge Nettle, Inside Out Flower, Milkweed, Nodding Onion, Penstemon (Rocky Mountain & Cutleaf), Lupine (Sicklekeel & Large Leaf), Oregon Iris, Roundleaf Alumroot, Sunset Hyssop, Western Columbine, Western Coneflower, Yellow Wood Violet
SHADE LOVING OPTIONS:
Cimicifuga, Black Cohosh: “Hillside Black Beauty” variety. Dramatic clump of dark purple foliage topped with long, incredibly fragrant white flower plumes.
Coltsfoot Butterbur: Japanese Variegated.
Epimedium: Red, yellow, and white flowering varieties.
Eunomyus: Paloma Blanca
Glossy Hemiboea (False Sinningia)
Heuchera & Heucherella
Japanese Forest Grass
Mahonia: Soft Caress
Spikemoss & Scotch Moss
Umbrella Plant (Darmera Peltata)
And most of our Native Plants!
Seeds: Open-pollinated, locally-bred veggie and flower seeds from Seed Dreams in Port Townsend are currently not stocked. We have Buckwheat and Rye Vetch Cover Crop Seed from Finnriver Farm in Chimacum. (For those of you looking for Oatsplanter Seeds, they have stopped packaging seeds for retail and are no longer growing as many varieties. You can still buy seeds directly from them by calling and going to their farm in Port Townsend. Email us for contact info)
Soil Amendments: An extensive array of 31 organic-approved amendments and mixes specific to our area, everything from Azomite to Sulfur, offered in 2 sizes of small pre-packed plant-based biodegradable clamshells and in 25 and 50lb bags. Our "Chimacum Blend" is an all-purpose fertilizer mixed in house, perfect for our local soils. We carry 6 Down to Earth organic fertilizer blends (Acid Mix 4-3-6, All-purpose 4-6-2, Citrus Mix 6-3-3, Fruit Tree 6-2-4, Rose & Flower 4-8-4 and Vegan Mix 3-2-2.) 3 Liquid fertilizer foliar sprays (Maxicrop liquid seaweed 0-0-1, Liquid fish & kelp fertilizer 2-4-1, and Worm Castings Concentrate in Quart and Gallon sizes.) We carry Nutri-Rich Granular Fertilizer 4-3-2 as well for vegetables, flowers, shrubs and lawns.
Soils and Composts: Six options including Short’s Magical Soil, 3 varieties from Cedar Grove, Black Gold (see announcement), and Coco Coir.
Alder Sawdust: Perfect for tucking in your new perennials, to protect them from the cold, retain moisture, prevent weeds, and encourage mycelial networks. Repurposed burlap coffee sacks filled with 2.66 cubic feet for $4.99, or bring in a small pick-up truck and fill it yourself for $25 per cubic yard. Herman Brothers, Port Angeles.
Worm Castings: Castings are rich in water soluble nutrients and contain more humus than what is normally found in topsoil. They are packed with minerals that are essential for plant growth, such as concentrated nitrates, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and calcium. Sold by the bag (about 3.5 pounds) for $9.99.
Integrated Pest Management: We offer Diatomaceous Earth, and 2 natural insecticides- Neem Oil and an OMRI listed insecticidal soap.