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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Far Reaches Farm - Not Your Ordinary Nursery

I won't overwhelm you with words.
Pictures will speak for themselves.
I want to recommend a very special nursery for you to visit in the Pacific Northwest - 
Far Reaches Farm in Port Townsend.
The pictures were taken in September 2012. If September was so mesmerizing there, 
can you imagine how it looks in the prime of the season?
The plant inventory is brain shaking and ever changing, and their e-mail letter is enlightening, full of plant information and very entertaining.
Here are the Far Reaches  Facebook Page
and their outstanding Website , including a Plant List and ordering information for those who can't visit the place personally.









Gentiana:





Japanese Blood Grass (Imperata cylindrica)
Persicaria amplexicaulis Golden Arrow:
Zingiber:





Triosteum himalayan (Himalayan Feverwort):








You can read about Far Reaches Farm's plants, in their own words,  HERE.
Enjoy your visit!

***Copyright 2013 TatyanaS

23 comments:

  1. Wow! Planning any return trips? There were some plants that I haven't seen before.

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    1. Heather, I do, I do plan return trips! Everything got postponed because of my garden tour. Far Reaches Farm has so many surprises! And, they have great display gardens!

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  2. It looks like a great place. I can see what you mean about words not being necessary.

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    1. Plant Posting, thank you! This place is unique!

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  3. Simply loved your post.

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  4. One of my favorite places to visit! How beautiful it is in the beautiful autumn light! Thanks for sharing your images of this magical place!

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    1. outlawgardener, I found several plants there which I couldn't locate anywhere else. Great nursery!

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  5. What a great selection of unusual plants! Thank you for posting the photos. I think I may have recognized cyclamen and maybe gunnera. So many are new to me. I will save their website and have a closer look when I have a bit more time!

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    1. Dorothy, I am with you! I don't know many of those plants, but after each visit, I know more!

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  6. Amazing! It looks like a garden from outer space. What is that enormous, large-leafed plant with the crazy bloom? It looks like a mutant acanthus or something.

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    1. Sarah, I think you are looking at Gunnera! Pretty impressive!

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  7. most compelling . Clumps of color cyclamens and blue extraordinary !!

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    1. sandyland, gentiana is a blue one. Yes, wonderful!

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  8. So many unusual and different sights especially around and in that pond.

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    1. Donna, it looks like nothing else, for sure!

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  9. hi Tatyana, you weren't exaggerating - that nursery is truly special. I wish I could visit ... in my dreams only, probably. I think the red grass is called Blood Grass. (If it's not, it should be.)

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    1. catmint, you are right! It is Blood grass!

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  10. Tatyana! Wow! thanks for the great photo review! The Gentiana "Asiatic Hybrids" on the pond's edge really captured its special qualities. How fun it is for us to see our gardens through someone else's eyes and especially when that someone is a good photographer. Come back anytime!
    - Kelly & Sue

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    1. Kelly and Sue, thanks!!! I am so happy to hear from you! See you soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  11. I am glad you ID'd the blue flower for Sandy. It saved me from having to ask.

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    1. Hi Les! I bought just one to see how it'll grow in my garden. If it likes my soil, I'll get more. They are beautiful in mass planting.

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  12. Love that stand of Cyclamen! I have four in the garden, very small -- might add more if the ones I have don't reseed. What a great place to visit!!

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