The weather today was absolutely beautiful. We've been talking about getting various fruit trees and some other trees and plants. Today was the day. We got a truck load!Some of the other plants we got.
I was so excited! The weather was just georgeous and I really hope it stays good for a while. We were at Home Depot last weekend and I asked about lavendar and the guy said it was still too early for this area. But today they had some and I snatched up a whole tray.
Here are the trees we got (if I remember them all): 4 arbor vitae (hope the deer don't kill them!!); a sugar maple (I am going to attempt to make my own maple syrup--ha ha!); 5 aspen trees (to make a pretty little "grove"); a pretty espaliered 4-in-one apple (sorry I don't have the tag to tell you what varieties); a Rainier cherry (super sweet and delicious). We didn't get the pollinator for the cherry yet. That's because the tag recommended a Tartarian and the store didn't have one. I found out after I got home we could have gotten one of the other cherry trees they had (I think it was a Van). Well, next time we go to Redmond...
The other plants we got were 4 different roses (they were on 50% off sale); the lavendar; red and white potatoes; rosemary; thyme; tomatoes; and a strawberry.
I'll get into the details of the varieties of everything when we get around to planting.
I think I've just about made up my mind to turn what I was going to make a tack room into an orangery. The shop is plenty big enough that I could actually make a couple of walls to make a tack room in there. That should be easy enough to do.
Now to start working on plans for the orangery...