Perennials(come back each year)
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)Old-fashioned favorite for partial shade. 2.5' tall, 1.5' wide.
Columbine (Aquilegia)There are many varieties of this classic spurred-flower perennial. Colors range from red, yellow, white, purple, and blue. All prefer partial shade.
Iceland Poppy (Papaver)Shorter and earlier blooming than the Oriental Poppies. Colors range from white, oranges, and yellows. Full sun to light shade. 15' tall and 12" wide.
Shooting Star (Dodecatheon)Native to Eastern U.S., nodding, dart-shaped blossoms; prefers moist, rich, well-drained soil. Beautiful woodland plant that goes dormant in the summer.
Sweet Fragrance (Easy Elegance)Apricot blooms maturing to salmon pink; wonderful, sweet fragrance.
Angel Face (Floribunda)Strong, sweet citrus fragrance.
Trees & Shrubs
Ornamental Pear (Pyrus)Upright growing trees 30-35' tall and 20-30' wide. Brilliant crimson to purple-red fall color. Full sun and salt tolerant.
Accolade Cherry (Prunus)Upright, vase-shaped growth, 20' tall and15' wide. Semi-double pink blooms, handsome bark.
Candymint Crabapple (Malus)These deep pink buds will open to lighter pink flowers creating a two-toned effect. Full sun, grows horizontally 12' tall and 12' wide.
Capistrano RhododendronYellow buds and creamy blossoms - an unusual rhododendron for this area. Prefers morning sun and afternoon shade. Grows 6' tall and 6' wide.
Percy Wiseman RhododendronBuds open a peach-yellow and fade to cream - the effect is unforgettable blends of apricot. Morning sun, afternoon shade; grows 3' tall and 5' wide.
Container Garden WorkshopThursday, May 16, from 5-6:30pm
Registration Deadline is May 15, by 5pm*
We will talk about the elements of creating a fabulous container garden and then put those theories to the test.
The fun begins!
If you choose one of our pots, the soil is on us (free!)
Next, choose plants from our selection of annuals and/or perennials. (Don't forget veggies and herbs are great in pots.)
Come early! Take some time to look over our pottery and plants before the workshop begins.
*Space is limited. Register today by calling 839-4262. Registration deadline is May 16, 5pm
Herbs for the Everyday CookSaturday, June 1 from 10:00-1:00 The basics on what, where, and how to grow herbs. Betz will also offer tips on preserving what you harvest. Betz Golon is master food preserver for the Univ. of Maine Extension and owner of Common Folk Farm Herbs. www.commonfolkfarmherbs.com This workshop is free, please call to reserve a space 207.839.4262.
Lavender in the KitchenSaturday June 15 from 10:00-12:00 Learn how to use lavender to create herbal salt, sugar, blends and more. Betz will share plant selection, growing, harvesting and drying tips. Betz Golon is herbalist at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Community and owner of Common Folk Farm Herbs. www.commonfolkfarmherbs.com This workshop is free, please call to reserve a space 207.839.4262.
Nursery & Garden Shop Hours
We are open year round!Spring & Summer hours:
Monday - Wednesday 8:00-6:00