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Today at The Tree Farm
Pick-Your-Own Vegetables and Flowers

in
Dane County, Wisconsin

The Tree Farm is Open. Hours today are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For picking today



Pumpkins for pie! Pumpkins for fun! Pumpkins for fall! Pumpkins for Halloween! Plenty of pumpkins! Pie pumpkins




For picking today
Vegetable Remarks
Amaranth Red leafed amaranth. Good supply.
Beans Green beans, yellow beans and French beans. Good supply, good picking for green and yellow beans, moderately good picking in French beans, top quality.
Beets Plenty of nice beets.
Bittermelon AKA bitter gourd. Excellent supply, Hunting through the weeds may be necessary to find them.
Broccoli Moderate supply, last planting for the season.
Cabbage Good supply of green cabbage up to 9 pounds, red cabbage and savoy cabbage.
Carrots Plenty of sweet, crisp carrots and baby carrots.
Cauliflower Limited supply. Ripening slowly.
Celeriac (celery root) Good supply. Some roots are nice size.
Collards Good supply and quality.
Cornstalks Bundles of 10 for fall decorations.
Cucumbers, salad Very limited supply. Cucumbers are nearly through for the season.
Dai-kon Large, long, white Japanese radishes. Small. Wait a week or two if you want them large. Excellent quality and supply.
Dill Plenty of nice dill weed.
Eggplant A limited supply of the long slender Asian type eggplant, round eggplant and specialty eggplants.
Flowers to cut Gladioli, Zinnias, statice, ageratum, marigolds, celosia, snapdragons, and many other flowers are ready to cut.
Gongura Modest supply available this morning. We do not expect the gongura to last for long.
Green onions Plenty of green onions.
Honey Three pound jars of locally grown honey.
Honey, comb Twelve ounce squares. Locally grown.
Kale Excellent supply of nice kale.
Kohl-rabi Plenty of kohl-rabis. Sizes range from medium large to huge. Tender and crisp. Excellent flavor.
Leeks Good supply of nice leeks.
Lemon grass Excellent supply and quality.
Lovage The herb for seasoning soups and stews.
Mint Good supply of spearmint and chocolate mint.
Mu, Korean radish Atari, medium small to medium. Tae-baek, small. Good supply and easy digging
Okra Supplies should be good today.
Onions Good supply of yellow onions and red onions ready for storage. Hunting for onions in stubble is necessary.
Oregano Use it fresh or dry it for winter.
Ornamental gourds Lots of brightly colored and wonderfully shaped gourds. From small warted things to four foot long snaky monsters there are plenty of choices and plenty of gourds.
Parsley Excellent supply of nice parsley. Flat leaf and curly types.
Peppers, hot or spicy Good supply: cayenne, cherry hot, hot Portugal, cherry hot, Lao hot, Thai hot, serrano, habaneros. Most turning red. Ghost chiles are starting to turn orange. Limited supply: Mariachi, hot banana, jalapeno and Chilaca. Crop failure: Anaheim, poblano.
Peppers, sweet Good supplies of green-ripe and red-ripe European stuffing peppers, purple and green bell peppers, sweet banana peppers, Cubanelle peppers, ram's horn peppers, snack peppers and specialty peppers.
Popcorn New crop popcorn is ready to pick! Red, yellow and blue popcorn. Excellent supply of large, colorful ears.
Potatoes White, red potatoes,Yukon gold potatoes, yellow Finn potatoes and fingerling potatoes. Ready for storage.
Pumpkin Great pumpkin crop this year. Large or small, orange or white, there are plenty of pumpkins.
Salad greens Four kinds of lettuce, arugula.
Snake gourd or Cucuzzi Plenty of cucuzzi (pale green snake gourd). A few Indian striped snake gourds are available for those who hunt.
Swiss chard Excellent supply and quality.
Tomatoes There are still a few ripe tomatoes out there, but finding them requires a lot of hunting. Due to a wet summer, the tomato season is essentially over. Cherry tomato picking is a little easier.
Winter squash Acorn, butternut, delicata, sweet dumpling and spaghetti squash are ripe and ready to store. Buttercup and Kabocha require selective picking of ripe fruit. Hubbard and North Georgia Candy roaster are still ripening.
Wintermelon Good crop this year! Plenty of wintermelons are now mature and ready to store.
Zucchini Zucchini, crookneck squash and Mediterranean zucchini of all sizes are available. The zucchini season is winding down.

Open Wed, Thurs, Fri 9-12 and 3:30-7:30
Sat and Sun 9-5
When you pick it, you know it's fresh

Please bring your own containers.

Cash or check please. No Plastic.

The Tree Farm
The Pick-your-own Vegetables Place

In Northwestern Dane County, Wisconsin, serving Madison and the surrounding area
8454 St. Rd. 19
Cross Plains, WI 53528
608.798.2286

Picking information updated Saturday October 1, 2016 5:49 AM

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