April 23rd, 2015

Check us out tomorrow! Both locations 9am-7pm. On Sat. we will be @ Herb Fest in Mattoon, Il. We have a full line of perennials, annuals, and veggie plants. Hope to see you soon!

April 6th, 2015

His Glories Farm 2015 Growing List

Summer Squash    Lemon Cucumber   Burpless Cucumber

Wave petunias – red, burgundy star, purple, and hot pink

Zonal Geraniums – red and hot pink         Hanging Baskets -all kinds      Patio Containers – all kinds

 

Tomatoes

Beefsteak (large meaty tomatoes weighing up to 2lb)            Persimmon (orange)

Mortgage Lifter (big, lowacide pink)                                            Yellow Brandywine

Taxi  (Yellow, Med/)                                                                        Supersonic (Large Red)

Pink Girl (Med. Pink)                                                                       Mr Stripey (Lg red/yellow)

Jolly Hybrid (Pink cherry)                                                               Jet Star (Med. Red)

Husky Cherry (Red Cherry )                                                           Golden Jubilee (Medium orange)

Gold Nugget (Yellow Cherry)                                                       Chocolate Cherry ( Deep red cherr)

Sunny Goliath (Lg Yellow)                                                            Amish Gold Slicer (3-4” Fruit)

Perennials - Sun

Fiesta Hollyhock (hotpink)

Crocosmia Emberglow (red)

Dahlia Braveheart  (deep red) full sun

Delphinium (dark blue) sun

Purple Picotee Dianthus  full sun

Dalmation Peach Digitalis  full sun

Max Frei Geranium (purple) full sun

Red Fountain Grass (red)

Frosted Vintage Ruffle Daylily

pale cream with pink

Alcazar Torch Lily

Munstead Lavender

Kobold Liatris  miniature (purple)

Tridex Lily (hot pink)

Salmon Star (white with salmon)

Zebrina Malva  (2-tone purple)

Colrain Red Bee Balm

Nicky Phlox   (big purple)

Creeping Scarlet Flame Phlox  (hot pink)

Blue Hill Salvia

Cherry Tart Sedum

Blueberry Cobbler Butterfly Bush

Nanho Blue Butterfly Bush

Part Shade

Kneiffii Goats Beard (White) part shade, Butterflies

Everlasting Hydrangae  (green/pink)

Everlasting Revolution Hydrangae  (3 colors – pink, blue, purple)

Visions in Pink Astilbe (pink)

Full Shade

Ostrich Fern  Shade

Big Daddy Hosta

Guacamole Hosta

Stainted Glass Hosta

Brunnera Alexander Great (shade)

Much more!

 

Open Patch Dates

June 21st, 2014

The farm is growing nicely! This week we have greenbeans and new potatoes! Yeah! Beets and cabbage have been wonderful! We will be open at the farm for you to see over 200 daylilies and lots of perennials. The dates this year are June 27 4-7pm, June 28 10am-1pm, July11 4-7pm, and July 12 10am-1pm. We would just love to see you this summer.
If you can’t make these dates just call 217-343-7731 and we will set up a better time for you. At any of our open patches we will also have lots of produce picked for sale, but please call ahead for floral arrangements as we like extra time to make these special. Have a great summer!

2014 list

April 6th, 2014

Hi Everyone! Wow has it been a long winter! Spring is finally here. His Glories Farm used the winter very well we put up a new greenhouse! The greenhouse is full of all types of veggi plants, annuals and perennials.

Location: Rt 32 North of Strasburg turn West on Rd 1000 go 3/4 mi. farm on the left-hand side of the road.

Hours: Starting in April we are open
Tuesdays 10am-6pm
Thursdays 1pm-6pm
Saturday 9am-1pm (except April 26 we will be closed)

Plants include: Cabbage, Tomato, Peppers, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Rhubarb plants, wave petunias, geraniums, planter pots, hanging baskets, columbine, lilacs, gogi berries, bee balm, veronica, daylilies, hostas, creeping phlox, sedum, bleeding hearts, hydrangea, gallardia, lilies, digitalis, astilbe, dahlias, foxgloves and much more!

Hope to see you this Spring! Any questions call Vanessa at 217-343-7731

I will have another update on the sale at Vanessa’s home next week. It is tentatively scheduled for April 17 and 18 10am-6pm and April 19 9am-1pm. Thanks so much, Vanessa

Spring sale dates posted

March 5th, 2013

Wow!  It has been a long winter!  So glad spring has returned.

Spring Sale Dates for April are:

Wednesday, April 17, Thursday, April 18, and Friday, April 19 from noon to 7 p.m. 

Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the following Monday, April 22, Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24 from noon to 7 p.m.

We plan to be at the Mattoon Herb Festival on Saturday, April 27, too! 

 forever pink hydrangeadouble red knock out                                                        As always, if I can help you further,

  please contact me.  I look forward to

  hearing from other Central Illinois

  gardeners.  Enjoy the weekend! 

 

Open Patch Dates posted

June 5th, 2012

Welcome to “Open Patch” days at His Glories Farm!

Please make plans to attend one of our open house dates and see all the gardens, the flowers and the small animals for yourself.  Because of the early Spring, some of our daylily varieties have begun to bloom – thankfully, they will continue over the next month.  So with each visit to the Farm you will notice the change of colors.

For our Open Patch days, we schedule time in the gardens as you would- early evening (4 to 7 p.m.) and mornings (8 a.m. to Noon).  If those times don’t work for you, please contact Vanessa (217-343-7731) as she will be glad to arrange to meet you there at a time that works for you.

And, yes- if you see plants you would like to purchase, we will dig them for you right then.

Looking forward to seeing each of you soon!

P.S.  Watch for the baby guineas- and hopefully soon, baby ducklings too!

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