THANK YOU-Fall 2012 Plant Sale

The Merritt College Landscape Horticulture Fall 2012 Plant Sale is over!  We’d like to extend a big thank you to both the community for supporting us, and to our intrepid volunteers for their generous donation of tons of hard work putting on the sale!  The funds raised in this effort will go towards supporting our educational programs.

The Merritt College Fall 2012 Plant Sale was held Saturday & Sunday, October 6 and 7 at the Landscape Horticulture Dept.  Saturday: 9am-3pm–Plants, Harvest Basket Contest, Food, Music, Vendors & more…  Sunday: noon-3pm–Plants Only.   Cash or check only, please.

Here’s a sample of what we sold.

Heirloom Annual Veggies:  includes 8 varieties of kale, 10 of peas, and many varieties of broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage.  Also a wide range of Asian vegetables including mizuna, tatsoi, mispoona, boc choy, and many mustards (horned mustard! Heading mustard! Stem mustard!), as well as many other cool season greens and salad crops.

Bulk cover crop seeds for sale.

Permaculture nitrogen-fixers and guild builders:  Tagasaste, Leucaena, Ceanothus, Lotus, Comfrey, Horseradish, and more!

Rare fog-tolerant grapes like ‘Emeryville Pink’, ‘Baharat Early’, and ‘Early Muscat’.

Unusual perennial greens like Okinawa Spinach, New Zealand Spinach, Malabar Spinach, and Erba Stella (Minutina), Sea Beet, Sea Kale, Tree Collards and more!

Unique Perennial and Andean Vegetables such as Yacon, Oca, Mashua, Tamarillo, Cape Gooseberry (Inca Berry), Cardoon, Purple and Globe Artichoke, Asparagus, and more!

Attractive edible fruiting shrubs: Pineapple Guava, Chilean Guava, Strawberry Guava, Che (Melonberry), Pheasant Berry (Leycestria formosa), native Huckleberry, and more!

Cool-summer adapted fruit trees and vines: Passionfruit, Kiwi, Boysenberry, Ollallieberry, Black Munger Blackcap, Eversweet Pomegranate, Negronne Fig, Trovita Orange, and a wide selection of Four Winds Dwarf Citrus and Avocados at affordable prices.

Also a wide variety of California Natives (including edible Natives), Mediterranean climate plants (Australia, South Africa, Chile) and unusual perennials.

Categories: Events and Plant Sales.
Merritt College, Landscape Horticulture Department
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