Weather for Ivy Hill Farm
Today Saturday
It is forcast to be Mostly Cloudy at 11:00 PM EDT on October 31, 2014
Mostly Cloudy
61°/41°
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM EDT on November 01, 2014
Chance of Rain
54°/36°

Ivy Hill Farm greenhouses open for business approximately April 15 and operate through July 15. We specialize in spring vegetable and bedding plants, herbs, perennials, hanging baskets and patio pots.

 

Garden vegetables–

Available for planting in 2012:  20 varieties of tomatoes including classic varieties of tomatoes for table use and canning:

  • Better Boy
  • Big Boy
  • Early Girl
  • Celebrity
  • Mountain Spring
  • Big Beef
  • Fabulous
  • Roma
  • Grape
  • Sweet 100
  • Lemon Boy

Heirloom Tomatoes including:

  • Brandywine Red
  • Brandywine Pink
  • Cherokee Purple
  • Mister Stripey
  • Old German
  • Old German Head
  • Black Krim
  • Big Rainbow
  • Delicious
  • Abe Lincoln

Peppers – sweet and hot varieties

  • Jupiter – sweet bell peper
  • Sweet Banana
  • Cayenne
  • Habanero
  • Hot Banana
  • Jalapeno
  • Hungarian Wax

 

Bedding plants — annuals

Impatiens
Large selection of annuals, to include many varieties and colors of:

  • geraniums
  • begonias, wax and dragon wing
  • impatiens
  • snapdragons
  • marigolds
  • petunias
  • wave petunias
  • calibrachoa
  • dahlias
  • coleus
  • vinca
  • salvia
  • alyssum
  • ageratum
  • portulaca
  • verbena
  • bacopa
  • miniature roses

 


 

 

 

 

Daisies

A large selection of perennials

Herbs

Large selection of 
culinary and ornamental herbs including:

  • 9 varieties of mint
  • 7 varieties of thyme
  • stevia
  • basil
  • curry
  • lemon verbena
  • cilantro
  • eucolyptus
  • rosemary
  • pineaple sage

Hanging baskets and pouches

Special selection of unique flowering wall pouches of lobelia, impatiens and begonias

Hanging baskets – impatiens, verbena, Wave petunias, combination baskets and many others

Patio pots and baskets–

planted with a lovely assortment of flowering annuals or herbs – extremely popular for Mother’s Day gift giving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Flowers

Beautiful mums in autumn

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

Pansies for Fall and Spring planting

 

 Home Gardening Advice:

Michael J. Raupp, Ph.D., Professor of Entomology, University of Maryland has a Bug of the Week feature on his website

http://www.bugoftheweek.com/

May 7, 2012  Aphids

April 30, 2012  Boxwood leafminer