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Hippophae Rhamnoides – Seabuckthorn

Functions/Characteristics roots distribute rapidly and extensively, providing a non-leguminous nitrogen fixation role in surrounding soils tolerant of salt in the air and soil demand full sunlight for good growth/do not tolerate shady conditions typically grow in dry,...

La Crescent Plum

La Crescent (Japanese-American) is a hardy fast growing tree that produces a freestone plum that is yellow skinned with a slight red blush. Its yellow flesh is aromatic and sweet making it an ideal plum for fresh eating, preserves, drying or canning. It requires a...

Rubus Fruticosus – Black Satin Thornless Blackberry

Thornless. Vigorous grower that establishes itself quickly with heavy yields, excellent for home gardens. Semi–erect growth habit, but they require trellising or plant them along a fence. Very disease resistant. Lighting: sun Plant Height: 5-7′ Ground Condition: Well...

Lycium Barbarum – Goji Berry

Also known as Wolfberry, Goji berries can grow is sandy, loamy or clay soils. They require watering during the first year but are drought tolerant after that. They require good drainage and require full sun. They can be grown in zones 2 – 7. The goji berry grows into...

Actinidia Kolomikta – Super Hardy Kiwi

Hardy up to zone 4, super hardy kiwis (or kiwiberries) are vines that produce small tasty berries the size of large grapes. You can expect a yield within 3 – 8 years. They can tolerate a range of soils as long as the area is well-drained but still moist. While less...

Elymus Repens – Twitch Grass

Upon arriving to the farm in May of 2015 with my friends and fellow interns, bright eyed and eager, we were exposed to the insanity that is twitch grass. The ‘Twich’, as it is known, is the slow degradation of your sanity caused by interactions with twitch grass. It...

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