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Plants for the Rogue Valley

The Fragrance/Pollinator Garden

Plants benefit humans in so many ways. One of their most useful attributes is fragrance, which can flavor soothe, heal and add allure to food, cosmetics, candles and potpourri. Most importantly it …

Fruiting Shrubs for the Home Garden – Part 1

Cane Fruits: Blackberries and Raspberries Are you hoping to add a bit more variety into your edible landscape this year? Consider adding some fruiting shrubs into the mix! This week, we’ll look at …

An Interview with Head Grower Erik Petersen, Part 1

If you’ve visited Shooting Star Nursery, you’ve probably noticed that we have large areas in and around our hoophouse that are flagged with ‘Not For Sale Yet’ signs. These plants are all part of …

Fruiting Shrubs for the Home Garden – Part 2

Currants and Gooseberries Currants and Gooseberries may be less familiar to Rogue Valley gardeners than other kinds of fruiting shrubs, but they’re great additions to your edible landscape – especi…

Dwarf Fruit Trees for Small Spaces

There are few pleasures that compare to picking a sun-warmed homegrown peach, biting into it, and letting the sweet rich juice trickle down your chin. Sadly, that’s an experience that those of us w…

Books for Garden Inspiration!

One of my favorite things to do during the slow days of midwinter is to settle down with a good garden-related book or two; to fuel my imagination and get me inspired for the upcoming garden season…

It’s Time for Bareroots!

Fruit Tree and Berry Season Foggy mornings, cold nights, and soggy ground – that means it’s a perfect time for planting bare-root trees and shrubs! Our first shipment of bare-root berries and shru…

Large Conifers

Full-sized Conifers: For Christmas and Beyond! This week, we’re going to talk about the big guys: iconic conifers that will reach over 60′ tall at maturity. Most of these conifers are also fast-gro…

Compact Conifers

A Selection of Dwarf and Compact Conifers Compact conifers – which range in size from 6′ to 20′ tall – are the perfect-sized plant for a small to mid-sized yard. They’re large enough to make a stat…