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Today at The Tree Farm
Pick-Your-Own Vegetables and Flowers
and
Cut-Your-Own Christmas Trees
in
Dane County, Wisconsin

The Tree Farm is Open. Hours today are 9:00 AM to Noon and 3:30 to 7:30 PM

For picking today



Time to make sauerkraut? This year's cabbage crop has produced plenty of large, firm heads just right for 'kraut. Cabbage for Sauerkraut




For picking today
Vegetable Remarks
Amaranth Asian type. Use leaves and shoot tips.
Basil Good supply of sweet basil, Thai basil and purple basil. Plenty for pesto!
Beans Green beans, dark podded green beans, haricots vert (very small, dark pods) and yellow wax beans. Good picking. Selective picking may be necessary in some varieties. Taste as you go to provide quality assurance!
Beets Sweet, tender beets in all sizes. Excellent quality and supply.
Bittermelon Somewhat limited supply.
Broccoli Very limited supply today. There will be more broccoli as the season progresses.
Cabbage Good supply of green cabbage, red cabbage and savoy cabbage. Excellent quality. Heads up to 8 pounds. Now at 'kraut price.
Carrots Good supply of sweet, crisp carrots.
Cauliflower Good supply of nice cauliflower.
Cilantro Good supply of cilantro to pick.
Collards Plenty of nice collard greens are ready to pick.
Cucumbers, pickling type A good supply of picklers of all sizes.
Cucumbers, salad type Our salad cucumber season is nearly over. Limited supply of all sizes.
Dill We have a good supply of dill weed and dill heads in the flower stage to pick today.
Eggplant We have a good supply of tear drop shaped eggplant, the long, slender Asian type eggplant, round eggplant of all sizes. We also have small green and striped eggplant for those who want their eggplant small.
Flowers to cut Delphinium, celosia, marigolds, snapdragons, German statice, rudbeckia, cosmos, sunflowers, zinnias, yarrow and many others are available for cutting.
Hot Peppers A good supply of green-ripe mariachi, jalapeno, Hungarian wax, pepperoncini, cayenne, Lao and Thai peppers are ready to pick. Very limited supply of green-ripe Anaheim and Poblano peppers are ready. Lao and cherry hot peppers are ripening to red.
Kale Plenty of nice kale.
Kohl--rabi Starting our late planting of kolh-rabi. Excellent supply of small kohl-rabi.
Lemon grass Good supply.
Lovage Excellent supply and quality at the moment.
Mint Chocolate mint, peppermint and spearmint. Good supply.
Okra Limited supply, slow picking.
Onions Yellow onions are ready to dig. Excellent supply and quality. Our yellow onions are good for storage through the winter. Please wait a week or so for red onions.
Oregano Plenty of nice oregano. Dry it or use it fresh.
Parsley Good supply, excellent quality. Both flat and curly leaf types are available.
Peppers, sweet Very good supply of European types, very limited supply of green-ripe bell peppers.
Popcorn Yellow, red and blue (really purple) popcorn available from storage.
Potatoes Excellent supply of round white, round red and Yukon gold potatoes. Some tops are still green, so it's too early to store potatoes.
Pumpkin In this strange, cool summer, the pumpkins are ripening faster than the tomatoes. Green, orange or white pumpkins are ready now.
Salad greens Abundant nice lettuce. Leaf lettuce, bib lettuce, red lettuce, Grand Rapids and young romaine.
Snake gourd, Cucuzzi or pale green Good supply to start the day.
Snake gourd, Indian striped Limited supply of Indian striped snake gourd.
Summer squash, crookneck squash Good supply of small to medium yellow crookneck squash.
Swiss Chard Good supply and quality. Green, yellow and red stemmed types.
Tomatillo Modest supply. Pick tomatillos when the bag is full.
Tomatoes There are quite a few ripe tomatoes. Picking is very slow. Red tomatoes and cherry tomatoes are available. Please wait for canning price.
Winter Squash Acorn and spaghetti squash are ripe. Sold re-picked for now.
Zucchini Modest supply of young zucchini.

Open Wed, Thurs, Fri 9-12 and 3:30-7:30
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 Highway 19
Cross Plains, WI 53528
608.798.2286

Picking information updated Thursday August 21, 2014 5:55 AM

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