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Pick-Your-Own Vegetables and Flowers

Dane County, Wisconsin

The Tree Farm is Open. Hours today are 9:00 AM to Noon and 3:30PM to dusk

For picking today

Chinese cabbage is finally ready to pick! Wintermelons - round type

For picking today
Vegetable Remarks
Asian greens Ching chiang tsai, bok choi, Korean mustards. Good supply and quality.
Asian radish (Mu) The white rooted early variety of mu is ready. Excellent quality and supply. Green top mu is still fairly small. Excellent supply and quality. Please wait about a week for dai-kon.
Beans One variety of green beans and French beans are still young, tender and good quality. Fast picking. Yellow wax beans require selective picking for quality.
Beets All sizes available, mostly large to medium large. Excellent quality, plenty of beets.
Brussels sprouts Very good crop of Brussels sprouts this year. Select plants with large sprouts to pick from. Excellent supply at present. Plenty of sprouts. Good picking.
Cabbage Green cabbage, red cabbage and savoy cabbage. Heads up to about 13 pounds. Quantities and price suitable for making sauerkraut.
Carrots Tender, sweet, abundant. Easy to dig at the moment.
Cauliflower Moderately good supply of cauliflower. Excellent quality. Good head size.
Celeriac (celery root) Good supply, good size, easy digging.
Chinese cabbage (Napa) There are nice heads of Chinese cabbage ready to pick. Supply is modest. Selective picking is necessary to get highest quality.
Cilantro Plenty of cilantro.
Collards Good supply and quality.
Cucuzzi (pale green snake gourd) Moderately good supply of cucuzzi.
Dill Excellent supply of dill weed, flower stage, immature seed stage heads.
Eggplant A good supply of all types of eggplant. Long, slender Asian eggplants, round eggplants, cylindrical eggplants and small-fruited specialty eggplants.
Flowers to cut Glads, celosia, gomphrena, lavender, marigolds, snapdragons, statice, yarrow, zinnias, and many others are bright, colorful and ready to cut.
Honey Three pound jars of honey produced by bees on The Tree Farm.
Kale Plenty of nice kale.
Kohl-rabi Excellent supply and quality of medium to large kohl-rabi.
Leek There are still quite a few nice leeks, but the leek supply is declining. Don't wait much longer to get leeks this season.
Lemon grass two types available.
Lovage Good supply.
Mustard greens Limited supply.
Okra Somewhat limited supply.
Onions Excellent quality storage onions. The supply of red onions is still moderately good but dwindling. A few yellow onions remain, but it is more gleaning than picking.
Oregano Lots of oregano available for picking.
Ornamental Gourds Small, colorful gourds, large gourds for decorations, dried gourds for crafts. Pick them fresh from the field or dried at checkout.
Parsley Both curly and flat leaf types are available.
Parsnips Plenty of large parsnips are ready to dig. Parsnip flavor improves with cool weather, so we suggest that you wait until October to take large quantities to store for the winter.
Peppers, hot Abundant Anaheim, jalapeno, mariachi, hot banana, chilaca, poblano, cayenne, habanero, ghost chili, Lao, Thai, hot Portugal, pepperoncini and others. Green or red.
Peppers, sweet Sweet banana peppers, Cubanelle peppers, yellow European peppers, red or green bell peppers, red or green ram's horn peppers, yummy snack peppers and small long green specialty peppers. Good supply, fast picking.
Popcorn Ready to pick from the field. Yellow, red and blue varieties available. Popcorn picked at this time will probably need to dry for ten days or so before it will pop properly.
Potatoes Good quality and fast digging. Round white, Yukon gold, yellow Finn and fingerling potatoes are in good supply. Time to dig potatoes for storage.
Pumpkins A huge crop of pumpkins is ripe early this year. We have pie pumpkin varieties available as well as a large selection of many shapes and sizes of pumpkins.
Salad greens 5 kinds of lettuce, baby lettuce, arugula, kyona-mizuna. Excellent quality and supply.
Tomatillos Good supply of large, high quality tomatillos. Pick tomatillos when the bag is full.
Tomatoes Easy picking. Canning price.Very good supply of pink, cherry, red, yellow and paste (Roma) tomatoes.
Turnip greens, Turnips Good supply of turnip greens. Roots still smaller than a ping pong ball.
Winter squash Acorn, butternut, kabocha and hubbard squash are available to pick. Excellent supply and quality.
Wintermelon Also known as ash gourd. Long and round types. Good supply. Range of sizes. Good quality.
Zucchini Very limited supply of zucchini squash. The end of the zucchini season is near.

Open Wed, Thurs, Fri 9-12 and 3:30-dusk
Sat and Sun 9-5
When you pick it, you know it's fresh

Please bring your own containers.

Cash or check please. No Plastic.

The Tree Farm
The Pick-your-own Vegetables Place
Cut-your-own Christmas Trees on December Weekends
In Northwestern Dane County, Wisconsin, serving Madison and the surrounding area
8454 State Road 19
Cross Plains, WI 53528

Picking information updated Wednesday October 7, 2015 6:18 AM

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