Artemisia’s Forest Garden Nursery will be dissolving after this Fall’s pick-up on September 28, 2019. I (Rob) am so happy for the six years of growing and deepening with my business partner Shantree Kacera, it’s been a beautiful experience. But time goes on, and while Shantree continues to operate the Living Centre with Lorenna, Julie and I will be focusing more on Willow Creek Farm, and part of that will be importing trees.

In the next couple of months, you’ll be able to start ordering for Spring 2020. Details are still being worked out, but we will not be shipping plants in spring 2020, so pick-up will likely be at the farm, near Dutton, Ontario, about 30 minutes from south London, just off the 401.

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Bulk Nut and Berry Trees/Shrubs in bundles of 25

These are from Mark Shepard’s nursery in Wisconsin. They are super blight resistant and cold hardy seedlings, among other things. I planted 1200 hazels this spring, and look forward to my first crops in 3-5 years.

Hybrid Hazelnut (Controlled Cross, and Selected)
Hybrid Chestnut

Hard to find Fruit and Berry Varieties

Pawpaw – Mango, NC-1
Currant – Crandall (Clove)
Gooseberry – Selby, Shefford
Seabuckthorn – Klim’s Prize, Russian Orange
Elderberry – Bob Gordon, York
Goumi – Sweet Scarlet, Red Gem
Hardy Kiwi – Michigan State
Mulberry – Illinois Everbearing
Baby Shipova
Cornelian Cherry – Yellow, Pioneer

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