Pick-Your-Own Vegetables, Flowers & Herbs
at The Tree Farm in Dane County, Wisconsin

The Tree Farm is Open. Hours today are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For picking today

Red, orange and yellow ripe sweet peppers.
Ripe sweet peppers
For picking today
Vegetable Remarks
Amaranth Leafy amaranth is just starting. Limited supply, excellent quality.
Basil Sweet basil, Thai basil, and purple basil. We are nearing the end of the season for basil. If you want basil this year, don't delay. Basil quality is declining rapidly.
Beets Plenty of sweet beets.
Bittermelon AKA bitter gourd. Very limited supply and difficult to find. Walking rows to search for bittermelons will be necessary to find them.
Broccoli Good to very good supply of top quality broccoli. Warm weather has broccoli ripening very fast.
Brussels sprouts Brussels sprouts are ready to pick. Excellent quality, good supply, Some sprouts are still rather small.
Cabbage Green, red, savoy. Most medium large to very large size, up to 11 pounds. Good supply. Price and supply right for sauerkraut.
Carrots Sweet carrots are ready to dig. Size is small to medium and they are sweet. Digging may be slow.
Cauliflower Limited supply. Walking rows is necessary to find good cauliflower.
Cilantro Very limited supply of young cilantro.
Cucumbers, pickling Modest supply, mostly large. Quality is declining. Cucumber season is nearly over.
Cucumbers, salad Very limited supply.
Cucuzzi AKA pale green snake gourd. Good supply.
Dill Good supply of young dill weed. Very limited supply of headed dill.
Eggplant Good supply. Long Asian types, cylindrical, round and tear-drop shaped eggplants are ready to pick.
Flowers to cut Ageratum, celosia, gomphrena, marigolds, snapdragons, statice, zinnias and many others are available for cutting. Sunflowers are nearly through for the year, gladioli are just starting.
Honey Three pound jars or plastic jugs of locally produced honey. This year's honey. Comb honey is now available.
Kale Excellent quality, good supply.
Kohl-rabi Medium large and very large sizes available. Excellent quality. Plenty of kohl-rabis.
Leeks Nice leeks are ready to dig. Good supply.
Lemon grass Good supply and quality.
Lovage This herb is a great addition to soups and stews.
Mint Good quality and supply at present.
Okra Limited supply. Walk rows to find okra.
Onions Good supply of red onions. Supply of yellow onions is limited. Finding yellow onions requires digging along rows under weeds.
Oregano Use it fresh or dry it for future use.
Ornamental gourds Small gourds of many shapes and sizes, large gourds suitable for drying.
Parsley Good supply. Excellent quality.
Peppers, hot or spicy Good to excellent supply of ahaheim, poblano, hot banana, jalapeno, mariachi, chilaca, cherry hot, cayenne, Lao, Thai, pepperoncini, hot Portugal, serrano, habanero, and ghost chili peppers. Some Carolina reapers.
Peppers, sweet Good supply: green bell, purple bell and specialty sweet peppers. Somewhat imited supply: European stuffing peppers, sweet banana peppers, Cubanelles, yummy snack peppers, red, yellow and orange bell peppers and ram's horn peppers.
Popcorn From storage. Red, yellow and blue popcorn.
Potatoes White potatoes and Yukon gold potatoes. Good supply, moderately small. Red potatoes are small, some creamer size, slow digging.
Pumpkin Most pumpkins are ripe and ready to pick. Excellent crop of pumpkins of all sizes. Large, small, orange and white pumpkins are available.
Salad greens New planting of leaf lettuce, grand rapids type lettuce, young romaine now available. Excellent quality, and supply.
Striped Snake Gourd A moderately good supply of striped snake gourd (Indian striped snake gourd) is available to pick today.
Summer squash Very limited supply of zucchini, Mediterranean zucchini and yellow crookneck squash are available.
Swiss chard Young Swiss chard
Tomatillos Good supply.
Tomatoes Cherry tomatoes are abundant. Other tomatoes are ripening now that the weather has warmed. Modest supply of red, yellow, pink and paste (Roma) tomatoes. Picking is slow, but slightly improved. To find tomatoes, look in and under weeds.
Winter squash Pre-picked acorn squash and spaghetti squash are available at the Scales Building. Please wait to pick squash from the field. Most varieties are still ripening.
Wintermelon Good supply and quality. Round type and long type both available. AKA ash gourd or wax gourd.
Zucchini Very limited supply of zucchini and Mediterranean zucchini. The end of the zucchini season is near.

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

Open Seasonally
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
In Northwestern Dane County, Wisconsin, serving Madison and the surrounding area
8454 State Road 19
Cross Plains, WI 53528


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Picking information updated September 24 2017

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