12414 191st Street East, Hastings, MN 55033 Phone: 651-437-7516 e-mail: info@kedemgarden.com

Briefing from our gardens

Save the date!

Appletime Harvest Open House,

Saturday September 13th, 10-3;



Summertime is short & hectic, as we all know; vacations, fishing & home improvement projects, MN sweat-together, among others. It's also RASPBERRY PRIMETIME. Enjoy them fresh, in morning cereal, pie, freeze, jam, smoothie or compote. Stock up NOW! Season will end as frost sets in.

Charentais melons boast outstanding flavor, vita A & C, anti-oxidants and are low calorie... boy, that ought to be goooood! Savor summer best during winter & holidays by freezing these delectable fruits.

Frozen melon recipes (adapted from HGTV website): Iced tea, soda, smoothie, sorbet, margarita; pureed icecubes to prepare fruit compote.

Zestar! Apples will be ready soon, a week from now to be precise. A bite into the grainy, juicy apple cleanses the system as thorough as OTC pills; juice & drink it fresh... heavens.

Veggies highlights of the week: Extra sweet Italian red pepper are long & skinny; hybrid eggplants, keeper tomatoes & fresh green beans.

Salsa's back on the shelf! Chunky, mildly spicy; does blends nicely with Mexican & Asian dishes.

Restocked items:

small square strawbales; soon raw honey & maple syrup will be available as well..

In the nursery:

Fall is a prime season for transplanting woody plants. Cool soil temp allows roots to reach out & anchor firmly. Not the least important, reduced watering & weeding means minimal upkeep. Please check our website for fruiting plants availability.

Weekdays Special!

Purchase 3 lb PYO raspberry & get 1/2 lb FREE!

Offer valid through August 29. Limit one per coupon.

Market Schedule: Wed. & Sat. 9-5

PYO: Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat., 8-11

or till picked

All the Best

Rachel & Sam