Saturday, May 30
D Acres Plant Sale 30-31 May 2020
Offering an array of organic vegetables, herbs, and flowers.
To reserve and schedule pick up, or for more information, email info@DAcres.org with "plant sale" in subject line. All plants are in 4" pots unless otherwise noted.
Tomato "Baby Boomer" $4.00 Extremely prolific cherry tomato, perfect for pots or small gardens, and will continue to fruit after frost comes.
Tomato "Brandywine" $3.00 This beautiful heirloom dates to 1854 and is the quintessential slicing tomato.
Tomato "Amish Paste" $4.00 Excellent heirloom sauce tomato with deep red, thick-fleshed, and nearly seedless fruit.
Tomato "Sugar Plum" $3.00 Heavy yields of 1" grape-shaped fruit; these tomatoes have a pleasing texture and a distinct sweetness.
Tomato "Marglobe" $4.00 Produces a heavy yield of fruit with typical size of 8-10 ounces. Vigorous and disease resistant. Determinate plant, great for processing.
OUT OF STOCK: 6-pack Caesar Lettuce/Red Oak Lettuce $5.00 Both varieties love cool weather and can either be picked young or left to mature into head lettuce.
OUT OF STOCK: Rainbow Chard $4.00 Beautiful multicolored stems + large, tender leaves + easy to grow.
OUT OF STOCK: 6-pack Cabbage "Copenhagen" $5.00 An heirloom cabbage that produces large, round heads up to 8 lbs. Best grown in cool weather.
6-pack Cabbage "Primo Vantage" $5.00 Mid-early with great flavor. Heads avg. 4-4.5 lbs., have a very short core, and are juicy, tender, and sweet.
OUT OF STOCK: 6-pack Kohlrabi "Early Purple Vienna" $5.00 Purplish leaves and globes with mild turnip-cabbage flavor. Leaves are eaten like kale and white-fleshed bulbs are eaten like broccoli. Plants grow to 18" tall, with globes growing above the soil.
4-pack Kale "Lacinato" $4.00 Also known as Dinosaur or Tuscan Kale, this Italian heirloom dates to the 18th century. By whatever name, the sweeter, milder, blue-green, heavily crinkled leaves impart excellent flavor, especially harvested young and after first frost.
OUT OF STOCK: 4-pack Broccoli "Calabrese" $4.00 A deliciously old-fashioned broccoli, it boasts dark bluish-green central heads about 5" across. Tall, erect, 30-36" give way to multiple side shoots once the central head is cut.
Mexican Sunflower $4.00 Not a true sunflower, this cheerful yellow flower likes full sun and dry soil. Grows to about 4 feet and blooms well into the fall.
Cosmos "Sensation Mix" $4.00 Large, single flowers in shades of pink and white. Blooms from midsummer on. Easy to grow.
French Marigold "Sparky Mix" Bright yellow and orange blooms on 12" plants. As a companion plant, this variety will suppress "bad" nematodes in your soil. Be sure to plant around the vegetable garden. They can also be used as a cover crop for weed suppression. $5.00 for 6-cell pack or $4.00 for 4" pot.
Sweet Basil $4.00 Classic basil for salads, pesto, etc. Loves hot weather! Great for containers.
OUT OF STOCK: Basil "Midnight Purple" $4.00 Aromatic purple basil. Loves hot weather! Great for containers.
Tulsi $5.00 AKA Holy Basil, tulsi is native to India where it is a prized ayurvedic herb. It produces abundant fragrant purple flowers and is as decorative as it is delicious. Dries well + makes a delicious tea.
Flat-leaf Parsley $4.00 Produces 1' plants with a strong parsley flavor. Versatile.
Ashwagandha $7.00 Another popular Ayurvedic herb, the roots of the ashwagandha plant are a beloved adaptogen. The young leaves can be eaten raw as a tonic herb. Grows into a small, woody shrub that likes full sun and fairly dry soil.
Spilanthes $7.00 AKA "the toothache plant," chewing on the leaves increases salivation and temporarily numbs the mouth, among a slew of other medicinal uses. Prefers full sun, fertile soil, and plenty of water. Grows to about 1'.
Eggplant "Black Beauty" $4.00 This heat-loving plant produces large purplish-black fruit and grows to 3-4'.
Pepper "Red Rocket" $4.00 Cayenne pepper! Flavor is both sweet and hot. Fruits grow to about 5".
Pepper "California Wonder" $4.00 Heirloom standard bell pepper. Thick-walled, tender, and flavorful. Grows up to 2' with 4" fruit. Likes full sun.
Husk Cherry "Goldie" $5.00 This beautiful heirloom husk cherry has sweet fruits inside papery husks, much like tomatillos. Treat this more like a berry - can be eaten arw, dried, or preserved. Also great for baking.
Saturday, June 27 - -
Volunteers will work on various projects around the farm including fence building, moving manure, trail construction, food preservation, hauling brush, and gardening.
Lunch will be provided at 1pm for all volunteers.
Choice of projects is on a first come, first serve basis.
Please call to let us know you are coming: (603) 786-2366. 10am -4pm
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D Acres of New Hampshire is a not-for-profit Permaculture Farm and Educational Homestead located in Dorchester, NH. Read about our mission, our weekly meals, camping and lodging, and events and workshops.