Welcome to the 2021 Transplant Sale. Thanks for supporting Ambler Farm and for rising your individual meals at residence. We wish your gardens to be successful and we’re excited to assist. You possibly can select from a wide range of fruits, greens, flowers, and herbs. We’ll present your transplants an excellent begin in our greenhouse and allow you to do the remaining.
How We Develop Our Transplants
Our transplants are grown in our greenhouse from seed in an natural compost-based potting soil. They’re then lovingly tended to by our farmers. We try to present you crops which might be wholesome, sturdy and tailored to our local weather. We goal to develop transplants that can endure much less transplant shock, and have higher resistance to hostile situations corresponding to illness and pest strain.
Farmer Jonathan reminds you that dimension could be deceiving. Typically a much bigger plant can be root-bound and take longer to regulate to transplanting than a smaller one. Don’t get overexcited by very massive, bushy crops as they will not be your best option to your backyard.
Transplant Sale Particulars
Annually, cold-tolerant transplants are prepared for buy/pick-up in mid-April and heat climate transplants in mid-Might. We provide a number of transplants on the market on Saturdays from 9am – Midday, tentatively beginning April seventeenth (climate allowing). As we do yearly, we’re once more providing our “Grown to Order Solely” transplants to give you a wider alternative to your residence gardens. We’re providing a number of extra styles of 25 vegetable varieties. We do that as a result of we’d love so that you can experiment in your backyard with varieties that we don’t have house for within the fields.
For instance, we solely have sufficient house within the fields to develop 15 styles of tomatoes on the farm every summer season, however you may select from 60 completely different varieties to your personal backyard. We provide extra styles of many fruit and veggies together with eggplants, flowers, herbs, onions, salad and cooking greens, peppers, summer season squash and winter squash. You’ll additionally discover crops corresponding to arugula, beets, radishes and spinach that usually get seeded instantly within the floor however could be transplanted for an early begin.
With the increase in residence gardening as a consequence of COVID-19, we have now a restricted provide of some varieties. You will notice a date on every transplant web page that lists the final day to order transplants on-line for a selected crop. The rationale for that is to offer Farmer Jonathan sufficient time to develop the crops within the greenhouse. Don’t fret when you miss ordering on-line as we plan to have transplants obtainable on the farm when the sale begins. Objects that say “Grown to Order Solely” is not going to be obtainable when the sale begins as they have to be pre-ordered. View Online Order Cutoff Dates
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CANNOT SHIP PLANTS. Sorry for any inconvenience this will trigger. Nevertheless, with COVID nonetheless drastically affecting our neighborhood, we plan to have a curbside pickup possibility for crops along with time slots for in-person purchasing. Extra particulars about logistics can be e-mailed to you as Spring will get nearer.
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