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The Thimbleberry: A Secret Revealed

The Secret of the Thimbleberry. A raspberry that produces a rich, vibrant red fruit is well known in northern Michigan.

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Wild Strawberries-Unstoppable in Flavor and Vigor

Wild strawberries are one of those fruits that seem just too tiny to collect. Once tasted it is impossible not to harvest.

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Beach Plums Without the Beach Newsletter

Growing beach plums is surprisingly an easy crop to grow even without a beach. It all started with a few plants from New Jersey.

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Edible Perennials: Shiawassee Sunchoke, Maypop, Wild Bean

Maypop, Wild Bean and Shiawassee Sunchoke are featured in this newsletter.

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The Oak: Our February Newsletter

This newsletter highlights oaks and the nut crops they produce along with those who helped us on our way to our oak plantings.

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The American Persimmon Moves North

The American persimmon with its high energy fruit can grow and fruit far north of its range with a little help from humankind.

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Perennial Vegetable Catalog-10 % Off Coupon

Request our newest catalog and see what new types of perennial vegetables we are growing for the 2020 season.

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Tree of the Week: The Atlantic White Cedar

The Atlantic White Cedar is one of the most durable species evergreens known for its light wood and high decay resistance. Its beauty is found in its graceful branches and delicate foliage resistant to deer browse. Our seed planting created a seed strain now called, “American Beauty” which is a slight selection of seedlings that have grown well at our farm with no winter damage and good growth form. This is not the dwarf forms found in the nursery trade today. Grown from seed from a genetically mixed population is the best way for this wonderful evergreen tree.

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Black Mulberry and Blackberry – Flavor Combines with Hardiness

Our newsletter in September features seed selections of black mulberries and blackberries where flavor and hardiness are combined.

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Tree of the Week: The Pawpaw

The Pawpaw tree is one of our most favorite trees at our farm. Its unique flavor and ability to grow in less than ideal conditions make it a favorite edible landscape tree.