Skagit County Extension

Master Gardeners

Annual Plant Fair

Sponsored by
the Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation

 

Saturday, May 10, 2014

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

Skagit County Fairgrounds,
Mount Vernon

Building F

(Use South gate at Taylor Street)

Free admission and parking!


Come EARLY for the best selection.

Welcome to the
Master Gardener Plant Fair!
Photo by Christine Farrow

2014 Special Feature at the Plant Fair

Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association
Branch 26 presents:  31st GAS-UP
May 10, 2014 - 8am - 4pm

Enjoy watching operating Early Day Gas Engines,
Classic Tractors & Antique Farm Machinery

Contacts:  
Morrie Robinson 360-826-3782
email:  antiquetractor@yahoo.com
Judy Shellenbarger 360-682-2786
email:  dshell314@yahoo.com

Registered 2014 Vendors

Alderman

Cedar planters & chimes

Clark’s Woodshop

Woodcrafts & small furniture

Delightful Dahlias

Dahlia flowers & tubers

Galbraith Gardens

Perennials & veggie starts

Java Jo's on the Go

Espresso drinks, fruit smoothies, burgers & fries, hot dogs, chicken fajitas, veggie burgers, chicken cashew grape salad

Jordan Nursery Greenhouses

Fuchsias & geraniums

Lucky Cat Farms

Asian & native herbs & ornamentals

Mae-B-Market
Tomato cages, trellises & plant stakes

Mount Vernon Herbs

Aprons, potholders, etc.

Namaste Gardens

Unusual perennials, herbs, succulents, shrubs & natives

Perennial Pleasures
Perennials

Shady Pond Tree Farm

Japanese maples, ornamentals, fruit & berries, perennials

Sunseed Farm                       

Organic veggie starts, bagged fertilizer, hanging baskets, herbs

White Pickens Gardens
Perennials, organically grown herb starts

Wind Poppy Farm   

Perennials, grasses, bamboo

 

Find Great Plants at Great Values!

  • 2500+ tomatoes--many varieties
  • Veggie and flower starts
  • Native Plants
  • Perennials, herbs, trees, and shrubs
  • Mother's Day gifts

Also enjoy:

  • Educational booths
  • Art, food, plant and other vendors
  • Master Gardener help with gardening questions

 

To Share:

2014 Plant Fair Poster/Flyer
2014 Postcard/Handout

Information for Potential Vendors

We invite vendors to our Plant Fair.  Booth fee is $25 payable in advance to SCMGF (Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation).  In addition, vendors pay SCMGF a 15% commission on gross revenues from sales made at the Fair.
All proceeds help support Skagit County Master Gardener Volunteer Programs.

Registration Deadline is May 2, 2014.

For more information,
please contact Deborah Smeltzer, 2014 Plant Fair Chair, at PlantFair@landingroad.org

Tomato Varieties 2014

(37 to choose from!):

Heirloom Globe
Indeterminate: grow vertically, stake or trellis.

Arkansas Traveler
Azoychka Russian
Big Rainbow
Black Cherry
Black Krim
Black Prince
Bloody Butcher
Brandywine
Cherokee Purple
Green Zebra
Jaune Flammé
Manitoba
Marglobe
Mortgage Lifter
Stupice

Standard Globe
Indeterminate: grow vertically, stake or trellis.

Best Boy
Better Boy
Boy-Oh-Boy
Campari (greenhouse)
Containers Choice
Crimson Carmello
Early Girl
Glacier
Legend
Siletz
Taxi

 

Determinate: spread laterally, very little or no staking.

Oregon Spring

Cherry
Indeterminate: grow vertically, stake or trellis.

Large Red Cherry
Sungold
Sunsugar
Super Sweet 100
Sweet Million
Yellow Pear
Zuchello (greenhouse)

Determinate: spread laterally, very little or no staking

Gold Nugget

Roma Type
Determinate: spread laterally, very little or no staking

Roma
San Marzano

Plant Varieties List - 2013

Will update soon for 2014
(Vendors offer additional varieties)

Herbs:

Basil (Sweet, Italian
Dark Purple Opal)
Bay Tree
Catnip
Chives (Common)
Cilantro
Curry (Tall)
Dill (Fern leaf, Bouquet)
Fennel (Sweet Florence)
Hyssop (Lavender)
Lavender
Lovage
Mint (Apple, Basil, Chocolate, Peppermint, Pineapple, Southern Cournel Spearmint, Strawberry)
Oregano (Greek, Golden)
Parsley (Italian)
Rosemary (officinalis)
Sage (Golden)
Salad Burnet
Sorrel
Stevia
Tarragon (French)
Thyme (T. vulgaris, Caraway, Lemon)

 

Trees and Shrubs

Black Currant, edible
Black Pussy Willow (Salix gracilistyla melanostachys)
Ceanothus, ground cover
Cedar
Cotinus (Smoke tree)
Euonymus
Fir
Forsythia
Hemlock
Himalayan honeysuckle (Leycesteria)
Holly, 'Blue princess'
Kerria japonica
Kochia scoparia (Burning Bush)
Kolkwitzia amabilis (Beauty Bush)
Ninebark ‘Luteus’, Golden
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus)
Salix purpurea ‘Nana’ (willow)
Salix (Japanese willow, variegated)
Sarcococca
Spirea varieties
Staghorn Sumac
Viburnum varieties
Weigela
Viburnum varieties
Yucca

Flowering Red Currant
Photo by Christine Farrow

 

Grasses

Blue-eyed grass
Mexican feather grass
Mondo grass
Carex species (blue sedge, orange sedge)
Sedges
Yellow-eyed grass
Zebra grass

 

Veggies:

Artichoke (Green Globe)
Broccoli (Green Magic)
Brussels Sprouts (Long Island, Mollerstuen)
Cabbage (Golden Acre)
Cauliflower (Early Snowball)
Celery (Utah Green)
Cucumber (Straight Eight, Pickling)
Eggplant (Black Beauty, Black Knight, Twilight Hybrid)
Leeks (Giant Musselts, Large M. Flag, Rami)
Lettuce varieties
Onion (Evergreen Bunching, Spring Apache, Sweet Spanish, Trekker, Walla Walla, White Bunching)
Peas
Peppers, hot (Cayenne, Habanero, Hot Banana, Jalapeño, Long Red Cyan, Poblano)
Peppers, sweet (Cubanelle, Red Sweet Mini, Sweet Banana)
Pumpkin (Jack-O-Lantern, Pie)
Spinach (Bahamas)
Squash varieties (Summer, Blue Hubbard, Butternut)
Swiss Chard
Tomatillo (Toma Verde)
Tomatoes (Tumbler hybrid, Tumbling Tom PLUS see varieties list)
Zucchini

 

Special Offerings

8 Rose bushes (from Christianson's Nursery)

20 Grapes for wine making: Pinot Noir pre'coce and Agria, 4-year old stock

One 7-foot Blue Sequoia tree (Sequoiadendron giganteum “Glaucum”)  (from Urban Forestry Nursery)

 

Baskets & Containers

  • Herb baskets (basil, chives, parsley, sage, thyme)
  • Salsa baskets (cilantro, garlic, hot pepper, oregano, onion, tomatoes)
  • Shade baskets (coleus, fuchsia, impatiens, Tradescantia)
  • Sun baskets (ice plant, geranium, verbena)
  • Salad bowls (chives, mixed lettuces, radishes)
  • Vining tomato baskets
  • Gelatin molds and hyper tufa containers (assorted succulents)

 

Native Plants

Allium Cernuum - Nodding onion
Blue-eyed grasses
Dicentra, (Western bleeding heart)
Elderberry
Fringe Cup (Tellima grandiflora)
Indian Plum
Mock Orange
Nootka Rose
Red flowering currant
Viburnum, (American cranberry, Highbush cranberry)
Vine Maple
Yellow-eyed Grass

 

 


Annuals

Coleus (Big Red Judy, Dixie’s Red, Lemon Twist, Merlin’s Magic, Wizard Mix)

Geranium (Apricot, Hot Pink, Lemon Chip, Martha Washington Purple, Mimosa, Mint, Red, Scented Apple, Scented Rose, Sweet Mimosa)

Impatiens, mixed colors

Ivy Geranium (Burgundy)

Sweet Peas (Lavender, Royal Pink)

Sunflower (Mammoth)

 

Perennials:

Acanthus
Aconitum
Agapanthus
Allium bulgaricum
Arum, Italian
Astilbe, Fanal
Baby’s Breath, Early Snowball Double
Bergenia
Blanket Flower
Calendula (Orange Rust)
Calla lily
Campanula
Carnation
Ceanothus, ground cover, tall
Columbine varieties
Coreopsis
Crocosmia 'Lucifer'
Cupid’s Dart
Delphinium (Dwarf Mix, Pacific Giants)
Dicentra
Echinacea (Purple Cornflower)
English Daisy (Bellis perennis)
Fuchsia, mixed varieties
Gallardia grandiflora
Hardy Fuchsia varieties
Hardy Geranium varieties (Cranesbill)
Hebes, ‘Patty's Purple’
Helloborus orientalis (Lenten Rose)
Hemerocallis varieties (Daylilies)
Heuchera
Hibiscus
Hollyhock (Pink, Black)
Hosta varieties
Iris (Dutch varieties, bearded - various colors)
Iris (Siberian, Pacific Coast)
Jasmine
Lady's mantle (Alchemilla)
Liatris spicata (Gay feather)
Lilies (Asiatic – various colors, Oriental)
Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)
Lithodora
Lupine varieties
Phlomis
Poppy (Himalayan, Purple, Red)
Primroses (Primula x pubescens)
Rosa glauca
Roses, hybrid varieties
Rudbeckia (Gloriosa Daisy)
Sedum varieties (Red Dragon, Autumn Joy, Vera Jameson)
Shasta Daisy
Solomon's seal
St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Viola (Johnny Jump Up)
Wild Flower Mix


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