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The Edible Alert & The Sale Alert
Not Too Late for Edibles
from Phoenix Perennials
Celebrating our 13th Anniversary Season!
Hello Fellow Gardeners!
At this time of year we often discover sad gardeners who assume they are too late to plant edibles and feel they've missed out on another season. This couldn't be further from the truth. June is still a great time to get your edible garden growing. Your crops of annual plants like basil, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins, eggplants, and squash may even catch up to plants that were planted in early May. For instance, our one gallon grafted Mighty Matos are huge in their pots right now and flowering and these will catch up fast. Or, at the very least, your harvest time will be pushed back by a couple weeks due to the later planting. But you'll still get a good harvest.
For perennial edibles like asparagus, horseradish, thyme, rosemary, bay, mint, and more there's no time like the present. Planting as soon as possible, even now, will get them growing and establishing and get you harvestable plants earlier.
For edible woody plants like blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, grapes, persimmons, figs, pawpaws, honeyberries/haskaps, kiwis, and more there is also no time like the present. First year plantings, whether planted in April, May or June are still going to need to be watched carefully and watered well in their first summer so planting now will be no different in terms of the care required. You can also jump start rooting by using our Transplant Fertilizer so that roots can get more established before the summer heat kicks in.
Our Phoenix Fresh Edibles section is still stocked with a great variety of delicious plants to enliven your kitchen and your culinary life this summer and fall. So don't miss this opportunity. We've even put our grafted veggies on sale at 2 for 1 (details below) to inspire you to get your edible garden growing.
It may be a bit grey and rainy this weekend but I'll let you in on a little secret. Nurseries are quiet on weekends like this. It's the perfect time to come in and get all the attention you need from us. We'll have lots of time to help you! Shhh! Don't tell anyone! See you soon!
Gary and the Phoenicians
SAVE 10% ON ALL FALL & WINTER WORKSHOPS!
Just like a wine tasting we'll taste 15-20 different tomatoes in order and discuss!
You must use the code word: FALL2016.
|2 for 1 Grafted Veggies and Edi Bowls
Including Mighty Matos, Mighty Melons, Mighty Veggies
& Ketchup 'n' Fries
It's still tomato time and a great time to plant! We have some extra plants and so we're offering them at 2 for 1. We also have our Edi Bowls filled with different herbs and veggies on 2 for 1!
|20% Off Select Perennials, Shrubs, and Vines!
We have too many of some of these (the hostas, for instance are threatening to swallow up everything in the field house!) which makes a great opportunity for you to fill your trunk and your garden!
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Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.
One of the largest and most exciting selections of perennials
in the Lower Mainland.
Specializing in distinct perennials, fragrant shrubs,
hardy subtropicals and the botanically intriguing.3380
No. 6 Road, Richmond (Between Bridgeport and Cambie)
visit our web page for information on the nursery, driving
directions and a map.
We are near the south end of the Knight Street Bridge
and very easy to get to from all of the surrounding
municipalities and beyond.
Opening Dates and Hours
February 26th to October 30th, 2016
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