Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fertile Valley Seeds

My order of seed packets from Fertile Valley Seeds arrived this week! Fertile Valley Seeds is the seed company started and run by Carol Deppe, author of Breed Your Own Vegetables and The Resilient Gardener: http://www.caroldeppe.com/ After enjoying The Resilient … Continue reading

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Filbert – Yamhill

Filbert (Corylus) – Yamhill Quantity: 1 Location: 3rd Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: Spring 2011 USDA Zones: 5-9 Description from nursery: This latest OSU release is very productive. It is Eastern Filbert Blight immune and also produces … Continue reading

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Filbert – Santiam

Filbert (Corylus) – Santiam Quantity: 1 Location: 4th Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: Spring 2011 USDA Zones: 5-9 Description from nursery: Santiam now makes it possible to grow filberts in areas like western Washington and Oregon which … Continue reading

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Filbert – Jefferson

Filbert (Corylus) – Jefferson Quantity: 1 Location: 3rd Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: Spring 2011 USDA Zones: 5-9 Description from nursery: Jefferson is Oregon State University’s latest Eastern Filbert Blight immune variety. It yields large flavorful nuts … Continue reading

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Fig – Sultane

Fig (Ficus carica) – Sultane Quantity: 1 Location: 2nd Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: Spring 2011 USDA Zones: 7-11 Description from figs4fun.com website: A productive pear shaped fig from Sollies in southern France. Medium to large, skin … Continue reading

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Fig – Brown Turkey

Fig (Ficus carica) – Brown Turkey Quantity: 1 Location: 2nd Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: Spring 2011 USDA Zones: 7-11 Description from nursery: Most reliable in our region. The skin is mahogany in color and the flesh … Continue reading

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Fig – Violette de Bordeaux

Fig (Ficus carica) – Violette de Bordeaux Quantity: 1 Location: 2nd Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: Spring 2011 USDA Zones: 7-11 Description from nursery: Very productive tree produces two crops of purplish black figs with strawberry colored … Continue reading

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