Time in Knox County:

2019 Winter Office Hours
Mon-Thu: 8:30 am - 4:30pm (mostly)
Fri: 9:00am - 2:00pm

* We try hard to be in the office between 8:30am and 4:30pm from Mon-Thu, but please call ahead to be sure!

207-596-2040
893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856

info@knox-lincoln.org

Send us an email
This form does not yet contain any fields.
    Stay connected!

    Sign up for our email newsletter

    Thanks to our supporters!

     

     

    Plants Unlimited

    Flatbread Co.

    Fireside Pottery

    Fresh Off The Farm

    Green Thumb

    Hatchet Cove Farm

    Midcoast Conservancy

    Mid-Maine Forestry

    Mystic Woodworks

    Savage Oakes Vineyard

    Schoolhouse Farm

    Spear Farm (Nobleboro)

    State of Maine Cheese

    Union Fair Society

    Warren True Value

    Plant Sale Online Catalog - Asparagus, Horseradish & Rhubarb

    _______________________________________________

    Miscellaneous Edibles - all prices include sales tax

    Asparagus

    • Open bundles of roots and store in cool, dry place until planting.
    • Plant in non-acidic, rich soil enriched with compost or rotted manure. Place roots in 8” rench, cover w/ 2” soil. Fill in trench as shoots grow. Keep weeded and mulch w/manure in fall.
    • Harvest for 2 wks 2nd season, 4 wks 3rd season. Always leave some shoots! Asparagus beds may last for 25 years.
    • Planting and Care of Asparagus

    Jersey Knight  Z3. Selected for bigger, more succulent male plants; up to ¾” diameter. Vigorous, productive, disease resistant. Deep, enriched, well-drained soil in full sun. Plant 12-16" apart.  Bundle of 25 for $16.00


    Mary Washington   Z3. Heirloom variety popular for more than a century. Early with full flavor & excellent freezing. Rust resistant. Male & female plants; open pollinated and self seeding! Bundle of 25 for $16.00


    Purple Passion  Z3. Tender, mild, deep burgundy spears often eaten raw (turns green when cooked); up to ¾” diameter. Deep, enriched, well-drained soil in full sun. Plant 6-8"apart.  Bundle of 25 for $16.00


    Horseradish (Amoraceae rusticana)

    • Best in full sun-pt shade in any soil that isn't waterlogged 
    • Loosen soil to 12"; enrich with compost
    • Plant in permanent location with tap root 2" below soil surface
    • Harvest fresh roots in fall of 2nd season; keep main root and replant enough side roots to maintain planting.

    Big Top  Z3. Vigorous perennial selected for size, adaptability, disease resistance, and excellent flavor. Horseradish multiplies!   1-year-old root for $5.00

     

    Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum)

    • Best in full sun (pt shade). Fertile, well-drained soil high in organic matter (manure works well!).
    • Harvest full crop in 2nd season.

     

    Canada Red Z4. Bright red stems that are sweeter than some and retain color when cooked. 1-year-old root for $9.00

     


    Rebel Hill  Z4. Hardy, organic rhubarb in 1 gallon pots. 1-gallon pot for $8.00