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Spring May arrive this weekend…or May-be not.

Have you ever seen a unsettled month like this May? From bone chilling nights and gusty winds that would bring back bad memories to both Dorothy and Toto, to soaking rains that would make Ark building a worth while hobby, May has been a tough month on both us and the plant life here at the Nursery.
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But as cantankerous as Mother Nature can be, I think she May smile on us this Saturday and let a little sun shine on the Market. Temperatures are going to be in the upper 60’s on Saturday and it will be a bit breezey. While the Merry Month of May May-be a bit fickle, the vendors at the Farmers Market are rock solid, they are here every week to bring you the best in local, organic farm-fresh food.  Along with our hearty farmers, this week at the Market we have another local artisan and a FREE garden class. Read on for the details.
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Moss agate, sterling and rosebud bracelet crop

Moss agate, sterling and rosebud bracelet crop

Local Artisan – Kathryn Rothfeld

Kathy Rothfeld started Kasaro Designs five years ago after learning the craft of fine jewelry design while working for a distinguished jeweler. Her designs have been featured in fine jewelry shops from Larchmont to Mt. Kisco.  She personally sources unique elements, and often applies proprietary processes, adding subtle hues and creating distinctive finishes.  Among the elements in Kasaro Designs jewelry are semi-precious stones, Swarovski Crystal Beads, cloisonne, freshwater pearls, and sterling silver, vermeil, and gold-filled components.
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This weeks Specials and Mentions from our Farmers Market Vendors.
Gaia’s Breath Farm will have fresh Heritage breed Large Black pork.
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Gardening 101 Class. Saturday, 1 to 3 pm
Veggie Gardening Basics!
Grow your own vegetables and herbs in containers or in your garden. Come to this FREE Gardening class presented by Gossett Brothers Nursery buyer and local garden expert, Melissa Candelia. Melissa will teach you the basics of selecting your veggies, planting them, fertilizing and finally harvesting your home grown vegetables. Ever wanted to have your own garden but was not sure what to do in order to make it a successful garden? Well, here is your free opportunity to get all of your questions answered! Few things are as rewarding as creating meals for your family with home grown vegetables and herbs.
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Here is the list of vendors coming to the market this Saturday.
01) Seatuck Seafood.
02) Cascasde Mountain Wine
03) Grazin’ Angus Acres.
04) Dutch Desserts.
05) Picklelicious.
06) The Farmers Daughter.
07) Gaia’s Breath Farm.
08) Madera Farms.
09) Renee’s Jams & Jellies
10) Go-Go Pops.
11) Wave Hill Breads.
12) Bongo & Capacci Pasta.
13) Pampered Cow Creamery.
14) Krazy for Kazus
15) Bee Guy Apiaries.
16) Gossett Nursery.
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So there you have it, another Farmers Market Saturday ready to go and waiting for you. Whether you are walking to the Market or back to your car, take a few seconds to enjoy the amazing beauty that nature offers. Even if you’re not in the mood to buy anything, take a walk around the Nursery to experience just how peaceful being surrounded by plants can be. May your weekend be full of good times and warm smiles and May-be (hopefully!) we will see you at the Farmers Market at Gossett Brothers Nursery.

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Gardening 101 – August 22 – Pre-plan for Fall Planting.

Beat the August doldrums by gearing up for Fall – one of the best seasons  in the gardening year. Now is the time to assess your garden’s performance this year and plan ahead for next year. Most trees, shrubs and perennials can be planted in Fall. In this FREE class we’ll discuss the what’s, the why’s and hows of Fall gardening.

The classes are taught by Melissa Candela, the Nursery Manager of Gossett Brothers Nursery.  Melissa is local South Salem resident and an avid gardener who is eager to share her experience and expertise. The class runs from 1:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m.  Their are no forms to fill out and no phone calls to make, just pop in and enjoy the class. At the conclusion of the class their will be plenty of time for questions and answers.

Stop by the Nursery a little earlier to pick up your fresh, organic fruits and vegetables and other treats for you, your family and your pet from the Gossett Farm Market, which closes at 1:00 p.m.

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