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Permaculture Fruit and Perennial Veggies

Permaculture Fruit and Perennial Veggies  Spring is in full swing at VanKampen's Greenhouses! Be sure to stop into our Allen St. location in Charlottetown to see Spring in bloom.   For our blog post today we'd like to talk about fruit bearing trees, shrubs and perennial veggies. Be sure to check out the following VanKampen's Grow Tip, where Peter explains how pollination and PH impacts the production capabilities of fruit trees, shrubs, and perennial veggies: As Peter mentioned, we carry a wide selection of various fruit tree and shrubs, including:   Apple trees Peach trees Cherry trees Pear trees Plum trees 4-1 grafted fruit trees Blueberry bushes Raspberry bushes Strawberry Rhubarb Asparagus     In order to ensure optimal fruit...

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Welcome to the VanKampen's Blog! It's beginning to feel like spring and we at VanKampen's are in full production mode getting our floral products and delicious Tasty Tomatoes ready for sale.  2019 is an exciting year at VanKampen's, we are celebrating our 60th year serving the local community from our Allen St. location. The VanKampen's story began in 1959, after Gijsbertus VanKampen purchased Gay's Market Garden Greenhouse. Gijsbertus H. Van Kampen (G.H.) emigrated to P.E.I in 1953 from Holland with his father Adrian. In 1959, Gijsbertus bought Gay's Market Garden Greenhouse. The early years at VanKampen's were mostly field crops: brussel sprouts, beans, beets, celery, and summer savoury. In 1963, we started growing tomatoes and diversified into floral varieties and...

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