Upcoming Events



Tuesday November 14th, Volunteer Work Day!
VWD George
Volenteer Work Day


Have fun working at the nursery and receive credit of $10.00 hour. Type of labor to be determined. You will need to bring pruners and don't forget your gardening gloves, and make sure you dress for the weather. No one under 18. Please bring a bag lunch. Come anytime from 9am to 3pm. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER space is limited. Credit expires 1 year if not used and there is a limit to the amount of hours you can earn in a year.  
Call (434)361-9134 or email info@ediblelandscaping.com




October 28, Persimmon Festival!!!
Persimmon Day
Persimmon Day Edible Landscaping

          Edible Landscaping Persimmon Festival
           Saturday, October 28, 2017


Honoring one of Edible Landscaping best plants. Easy to grow and delicious.

            Orchard tours will start around 9 to 9:15am,
with tastings and samples.
There will be persimmon treats and all plants will be 20% off,
Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Also, See our 50% off items, for pick up only on October 28th.

We will be visiting 22 varieties of persimmons with fruit, including Ichi Ki Kei Jiro, Nikita's Gift, Great Wall, Smiths Best, Rosseyanka, Maekawa Jiro and other seasonal gems.
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Nut Pecan Pawnee
Pecans

We will have bags of fruit for purchase.
9:00 am Michael McConkey (our owner) will be leading the 1st tour, visiting some new persimmon varieties and stops at rip fruit for tastings. There will be a green tea/flying dragon tea time break. The door prize drawing of a 5-gallon Ichi Ki Kei Jiro Persimmon and serving Persimmon smoothie and persimmon cookies and song will be at 10:15.
 10:30 am George Staten will lead a medicinal plant tour. Tour ends with persimmon cheesecake and a door prize drawing of a 5-gallon Tea Camila.
11:30 am Dan the orchard man and Michael will tour the orchard speaking on variety care and much more. Tour will end with Korean Giant Pear juice and persimmon pudding, followed with a door prize of 5-gallon size Nikita's Gift Persimmon.
September Fruit
September Fruit
       
Other door prizes will include; 7-gallon Ochlockonee Blueberry, 1 gallon So Jujube and 3 gallon Sugarcane Jujube.

50% off (for pick up on October 28th only)
3/4 - gallon Pink Lemonade Blueberry was $18, Now $9.
1- gallon Premier blueberry was $22, Now $11.
3/4 - gallon Sunshineblue Blueberry was $22, Now $11.
3 - gallon LSU Purple Fig was $48, Now $24.
3 - gallon Verte Fig was $48, Now $24.
3 - gallon Black Velvet Gooseberry was $38, Now $19.
5 -  gallon Black Velvet Gooseberry was $48, Now $24.
3/4 - gallon Invicta Gooseberry was $28, Now $14.
4" pot Kay Gray Grape was $12, Now $6.
3 - gallon Jewel Black Raspberry was $33, Now $16.50.
3x6" pot Primus White Currant was $12, Now $6.
4" pot Red Lake Currant was $12, Now $6.
1 Gallon Cornelian Cherry was $29, Now $14.50
1-quart Elderberry #5 was $15, Now $7.50.
4" pot Elderberry #1 was $12, Now $6.
2" pot Feijoa was $7, Now $3.50.
3 - gallon Niagra Grape was $43, Now $21.50.
3/4 - gallon Horseradish was $14, Now $7.
3/4 - gallon Hana Fuyu Persimmon was $34, Now $17.
Free Plants;
Sugarloaf pineapple, all sizes
Lattarulla Fig 3 gallon size
Any plants in the infirmary!

Bio Michael McConkey;
Michael the owner of Edible Landscaping has been growing fruit since the 70's. His main interests are fruits that are easy to grow. He is very knowledgeable on organics. He has introduced many new varieties of fruits to the American public. He will share stories of his career and the many fruits he loves.
   Bio George Staten;
George and plants have been together for many years. He served as a horticulturalist at the White House Greenhouses at the time of the Regan Administration. George is committed deeply to the Native Americans and their love, respect and knowledge of their surroundings, especially when it comes to medicinal plants. His wife and son also help with their business Sweet Melissa's Herbals.
Bio Dan Lefever;
Dan has a vast knowledge of keeping plants healthy. He is an encyclopedia of anything organic. His work ethic s extraordinary and his manner is kind and genuine. At this time Dan is managing our orchard and 2 others, plus he keeps on 3 or 4 gardens.





October 17th, Open Door Class "Edible Landscaping"
thru PVCC at Albemarle High School
Michael McConkey, owner of Edible Landscaping will entertain questions and  go over variety selection. There will be some fruits to try and stories of why these fruits are good choices for the home garden. PVCC Open Doors Fall Class




Annual Events:



3rd Saturday in September, Fall Fruit Festival September 16, 2017
Last Saturday in October, Persimmon Festival October 28, 2017
2018 Schedule
3rd Saturday in June 16, 2018 All About Fruit Day
1st Saturday in September 1, 2018, Fall Fruit Festival
Last Saturday in October 27, 2018, Persimmon Festival



1 Season Limited Guarantee NO Guarantee on 2" plants. Please visit our zone & shipping info page for more details.
COME VISIT US!

The orchard is a great way to see what the plants will look like in your yard.





Please obey the 10 mile per hour speed limit. (children at play)
For more info call (434)361-9134, you can also email info@ediblelandscaping.com

Driving Directions to Edible Landscaping

Edible Landscaping, 361 Spirit Ridge Ln., Afton, VA 22920
Questions or Orders: (434)361-9134, Fax: (434)361-1916

Please note that online map programs and GPS units will generally get you to our driveway but then route you to the residence of one of our neighbors - the final right to 'stay on' Spirit Ridge Lane should be ignored, we have posted signs which should help you find us.

- From Richmond: Interstate 64 west to exit 107 (Crozet), go left on Route 250 west for ~ 5 miles and take a left on Route 151 south. Stay on 151 for about 7.5 miles then take a right on Chapel Hollow Road, go about 1 mile and our driveway is on the left.

- From Staunton: Interstate 64 east to exit 99 (Afton), take a right on Route 250 east for about 3 miles and then take a right on Route 151 south. Stay on 151 for about 7.5 miles then take a right on Chapel Hollow Road, go about 1 mile and our driveway is on the left.

- From Lynchburg: Route 29 north to route 6 west. Go right on route 151 north for about 2 miles and then take a left on Chapel Hollow Road, go about 1 mile and our driveway is on the left.



Annual Events:

3rd Saturday in June 16, 2018 All About Fruit Day

September, Fall Fruit Festival September 16, 2017

Last Saturday in October 28, 2017, Persimmon Festival

*More information will be posted as the date approaches.