Upstream Gardens

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We got a Greenhouse
We will be putting up a greenhouse this winter and hopefully will have plant starts next spring in addition to our normal lineup of products. More details to come when we know timing for sure.
Get started with bees!
Bee sales for 2018 have ended. If you are interested in getting bees in 2019, we will start taking deposits in January. To get the pre-order price, get your order in by the end of January. Bees, queens, Nucs, and hardware will be available from late April until early July again next year while quantities last.
Free trees to transplant
A company I ordered trees from a few years ago(that I will not call out by name) did a terrible job of meeting the standards in their ad. Boysenberries turned out to be Blackberries, most of the trees were half the size advertised, and now I have found that 10 of the "apple" trees I received are actually flowering crabapple now that they have grown enough to produce. While a crabapple can help with pollination, I don't need that many. I will be pulling these and potting them in the fall after they go dormant and selling them next spring, or if you want to do the work of pulling them, you can have them for free. I would wait until cooler weather, but reserve yours now and I will tag it with your name.
Upstream Gardens is on TV!
The plums episode of Iowa Ingredient was partly filmed at Upstream Gardens. The program was broadcast on Iowa Public Television on Thursday, April 13 at 6:30pm and Saturday morning, April 15 at 11:30 and is now posted online http://site.iptv.org/iowaingredient and on their YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIfvLbd1kS4xFXLrO2VUbOw