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A visit to the Parkesdale Greenhouses

Last Wednesday, I stopped by the Parkesdale Greenhouses to visit Grandma Parke and Colleen.  There’s just something really neat about being in a greenhouse early in the morning.  Since 1977, Grandma Parke and Colleen have been working together at the … Continue reading

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Bare Root Strawberry Plants are here!

While our weather is still reminiscing of summer, high temperatures and afternoon showers, a quick walk around our market will surely have you thinking about the upcoming fall season. Most importantly, our strawberry plants are finally here! This year we … Continue reading

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Gardening: Gaillardia, Gazania and Pentas

To my surprise the annual greenhouse is packed full today!  We just got a shipment from one of our local nurseries.  There are plenty of flowering plants for your garden beds. We’ll start with the Gaillardia Daisy or blanket flower.  … Continue reading

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