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February 28, 2020

Pawpaws are easy to grow but what happens in the course of thirty years could create a challenge. What is going on in that pawpaw grove?

February 25, 2020

Beach plums can grow inland throughout most of North America and thrive under drought conditions and survive late frosts.

February 25, 2020

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

February 10, 2020

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

February 6, 2020

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

February 6, 2020

Collecting acorns and growing a wide variety of oaks has been a mission of mine since the beginning of Oikos Tree Crops. Here are a few discoveries surrounding the Quercus genus.

December 23, 2019

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

November 19, 2019

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

November 13, 2019

New seed crops as well as our newest perennial vegetables are available this fall yet and next spring.

September 30, 2019

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.