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A new Gourmet Garden Variety that is easy to Grow.

By: Marie Streich Head Horticulturist/Grower Bloch’s Farm Green Lake, WI What do you call the most amazing basil you’ve ever grown? Amazel, of course. This is truly a game-changing plant—the first downy mildew-resistant variety of Italian sweet basil. This vegetatively propagated variety is sterile…

Plants you didn’t know where Edible

Bloch’s Farm Green Lake, WI             Gallium odoratum commonly known as Sweet woodruff can be identified by having dark green foliage with leaves in tiered whorls of six-eight leaves. Sweet woodruff leaves and flowers make a wonderful tea and May wine. The favor has…

Growing Succulents

Bloch’s Farm Green Lake, WI             Looking for that one plant that even someone with the blackest thumb could grow? Succulents are seemingly the IT plants to grow right now. They not only come in an array of colors but can go weeks without…

Growing and Cooking with Marjoram

Bloch’s Farm Green Lake, WI Marjoram Origanum marjorana is an herb used for culinary purposes, health benefits, and aromatherapy. This year at Bloch’s Farm we are growing Marjoram along with our other herbs and vegetables. Not to be confused with its close cousin Oregano,…

New Proven Winner Annuals for 2019

By: Marie Streich Head Horticulturist/Grower Bloch’s Farm Green Lake, WI Bloch’s Farm is thrilled to be growing the following new annual varieties: Proven Winners Angelonia Angelface ‘Steel Blue’ -Angelonia are heat-loving plants that will grow most vigorously and bloom best when the heat is…

What’s Growing At the Farm?

By: Marie Streich Head Horticulturist/Grower Bloch’s Farm New for 2019 Bloch’s Farm is growing an expanded selection of annual Coleus and Begonias. Foliage is hot right now! What makes these plants the best choice for the Green Lake area is the fact that they…

The Journey Begins

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