Happy spring everyone! Hattie’s Garden delivery/pickup service continues to bring you fresh and wholesome food. We are now taking orders for the Saturday, March 26 Pickup/Delivery Service.
We are also open at the Garden, located at 31341 Kendale Rd in Lewes, on Saturday from 9 to 2 for casual shopping. While we keep most items in our inventory, some items may run out and it is best to purchase through the online order system if you want to be sure to get everything you want.
What’s Available through the Online Order System
The following items are available now to order for the March 26 pickup/delivery service.
This week Hattie’s Garden is pleased to be expanding our microgreens to offer which include arugula, mixed, fennel, cress and Austrian winter pea tendrils. We are also harvesting plenty of nice Dwarf Siberian Kale.
As mentioned last week, our Vermont Compost soil has arrived. We offer Fort Vee — an all-purpose compost-based transplant soil and Fort Lite — a lighter version of the compost-based transplant soil that is better suited for large pots and hanging baskets, each in 20 qt. bags and large 60 qt. bags. There is no better potting soil company that I know of. You may order through the online form, or pick it up from the Garden on Saturday from 9 to 2.
We will be open at the Garden more frequently in April as we begin to have plants ready for you. This Saturday from 9 to 2, we will have cool weather 6-pack plants you can pickup which include arugula plants, mixed lettuce plants, dill plants, cilantro plants and sugar snap pea plants. You also may order through the order form.
302 Aquaponics has plenty of aquaponically grown salad ingredients, and beautiful tilapia fish they raise as part of their aquaponics system. There are no chemicals or pesticides in their farming.
AlaskaWild Seafoods family-run business has Alaska Cod, Coho Salmon, Pacific Rockfish, Smoked and Sockeye Salmon fresh frozen directly from the boat and flown to the east coast every week.
Top round roast and brisket have been added to Chapel’s Country Creamery selection of grass-fed, dry-aged beef which includes rib steaks, porterhouse steaks, T-bone steaks, sirloin tip roasts, chip steak, 85-90% lean ground beef, beef marrow bones, and beef liver. Their wonderful free-range pork products include large bone-in hams, sweet Italian sausage, regular link sausage, loose sausage, bacon, pork chops, and ham steaks.
Enoch Farms offers a nice selection of sustainably raised, naturally grown, heritage pork products which includes sausage patties, andouille links, pork neck bones, pork loin roast, chorizo, spare ribs, sausage patties, spicy dinner sausage, kielbasa links, andouille sausage, neck bones, sweet Italian sausage, Chesapeake style sausage, jalapeno and cheddar sausage, and maple link breakfast sausage.
Twin Posts offers wonderful free-range chicken eggs.
Eastern Shore Kettle Korn based out of Berlin, MD, offers a sweet and salty treat, freshly prepared by hand locally in a kettle! They use the very best in premium sugars, non-cholesterol corn oil, salts and non-genetically modified popcorn providing a gluten-free snack.
Stag Run Farm continues to bring us wonderful apples that include Pink Lady (crisp, sweet flavor), Fuji (sweet and juicy flavor, with a subtle refreshing tart undertone), Granny Smith (the go-to for tart apple lovers everywhere) and apple seconds in 5 pound quantities for only $5. These mixtures of gently bruised apples are wonderful for those who aren’t too concerned with cosmetics!
Davidson’s Exotic Mushrooms has lion’s mane (also known as pom pom), king oyster (AKA king trumpet), grey oyster, portabella, shiitake, cremini, and maitake mushrooms. This week we are offering a one pound mixture of the healthy exotic mushrooms. The mix includes shiitake, oyster, maitake and lion’s mane.
Backyard Jams & Jellies has a multitude of delicious of jams, jellies (including no-sugar options), mustards and wine jellies to select from. Recently added selections include Beach Plum Jelly, No Sugar added Persimmon Jam and No Sugar added Orange marmalade.
What We Are Planting
This week we seeded our first round of tomato plants for you. The house is full of seedlings under lights and the greenhouse is beginning to fill quickly as well. We have started many of our flowers as well, including Benary Giant zinnias, Profusion and Zahara bedding zinnias, Lemon Drop French Marigolds, Brocade Mix French Marigolds, Jewel Nasturtiums and Double Click Cosmos.
Next week we will start more warm weather flowers such as Tall Blue Planet Ageratum, Gomphrena and Cut ‘n Come Again Zinnias. We will finally be out in the garden, prepping and planting salad ingredients, herbs and snap peas for our produce sales of mixed loose leaf lettuce, young arugula, hakurei turnips, radishes and more. There is no stopping us now!
Directions to Hattie’s Garden
Hattie’s Garden is located at 31341 Kendale Rd in Lewes approximately 3 miles from Plantation Road (also known as Rt. 1D), coming inland on either Robinsonville Rd. or Beaver Dam Rd (Rt. 23 South).
Kendale Rd. is a short road (0.6 miles) between Robinsonville and Beaver Dam Road. The house is fifth on the left from Beaver Dam Rd, and has a large wooden fence in front of house with purple trim.
Park in the graveled area facing the fence. If you don’t see us, you may toot your horn. We could be processing things in the garage or working outside in the garden.
Reminder that you do not need an appointment. Simply show up during our open hours of operation. We prefer cash or checks, and do have the capability to take credit cards if necessary.
Yours in the garden,