Contrary Mary’s Plants & Designs
WoooHoooo we are now OPEN FOR THE SEASON and I can feel it in my bones that this is going to be a most maaaahhhhhvelous year (we sure are due!). Check out our delectable 2022 offerings, including 9 NEW full sized tomato varieties, 6 NEW dwarf/Microdwarf tomato varieties, 14 NEW pepper varieties, and scads of other fabulous heirloom veggie varieties for your planting (and eating) pleasure!
WARNING……..TEASER AHEAD………I am also going to be growing a VERY limited amount of exotic and tropical annuals, tons of herbs and pollinator attractors, and a small but mighty variety of perennials. MORE TO COME SO PLEASE STAY TUNED AND CHECK BACK OFTEN!!!!!!!!
Our opening day for the season will be FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022 and we are going to continue our preorder and pick up options. Our hours will be as follows (please note we are CLOSED both Mondays and Tuesdays):
WE ARE ALSO ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE SPECIAL PICK UP TIMES…..JUST ASK!
Some maaaahvelous news….our Hardworking Honeybees have provided us with a crop of Nectar From The Bee Gods (aka raw honey)! OUR HONEY IS NOW AVAILABLE, BUT IT WON’T LAST LONG SO IF YA SNOOZE YA LOOZE!!!. It is yummy-niciousness in a bottle and fabulous health wise for you. If ya never had raw honey ya know not what ya miss!
Just a reminder….WE WILL NO LONGER BE SHIPPING HOSTAS, PEONIES, AND DAYLILIES. Last year I reluctantly made the decision to discontinue the shipping side of the business as it has become too difficult to maintain the walk-in side and the shipping side, and I don’t want quality and service to suffer. I came to the conclusion that I unfortunately can’t do it all! WE ALSO WILL NOT BE DIGGING HOSTAS OR PEONIES THIS YEAR EITHER, SORRY.
And please remember….if you are coming for anything special, CALL OR EMAIL FIRST!!!!!!!!!! Just because it is listed on the website does not mean it is currently available. I do not yet know when I can/will be digging hostas and daylilies, but you can give me a possible wish list. I will hopefully be updating my Hosta, Peony and Daylily pages soon (after the veggie rush).
Soon we will Update our 2022 Annuals/Perennials Page
In the meantime, check out our NEW ANNUALS/PERENNIALS 2021 page, TOMATO page (over 100 varieties available….I know, a wee bit over the top, plus I finally updated my new top ten-ish list), PEPPER page, our egg-celent EGGPLANT page, our Mountains of Marvelous MELON page (with a new introduction), our Gobs of Crispy and Quirky CUKES page, our Herds of Handy HERBS page, our Sassy and Stupendous SQUASH/ZUCCHINIpage, and our miscellaneous (but of course “gotta-have”) OTHER VEGGIESpage.
I am soooooo looking forward to hearing from and seeing (safely) my precious Plantheads! PLEASE take care of yourselves, and remember to be extra kind. We so very much appreciate and are grateful for your support and patronage. Chins Up, Trowels Out, and Smiles On….Stay Safe and Think Green!!!
We open for the 2022 season is Friday 4/29/2022
Please note that OUR HOURS HAVE CHANGED.
OPEN WEDNESDAYS THRU SUNDAYS
9:00 am to 5:00pm (CLOSED Mondays and Tuesdays).
Appointments CAN be made outside our normal opening hours.
We are again offering the preorder/pickup option.
You can place a telephone order at (815) 521-9535 or,
order via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Order pickups can still be arranged even when we are open for walk-ins.
Lexi, Finnegan, Geordie, and Lily