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Muscadine Memories

Posted on: September 21st, 2023

Our vineyards are located about two miles from the nursery and our retail location. To get to the vineyard one would have to drive down a winding dirt road that I have probably driven down or rode shotgun thousands of times. Down this road is where our Aunt Vivian lives, Aunt Mildred lived, and the […]


A Hard Lesson To Learn In The Vineyard

Posted on: June 21st, 2019

About 2 months ago I was on the phone with a muscadine grower in South Carolina. He had a very good crop the fall of 2018, but his vines had not put out this spring. The varieties he had planted are vigorous plants and rarely over-crop, so I was perplexed on why his vines failed […]


When to Prune Muscadines

Posted on: May 17th, 2018

This is a question we are often asked and hopefully this information will guide you on when the best time to prune is. In the 1970’s through the early 80’s the accepted time to prune would be once the vines were dormant around Thanksgiving and try and finish pruning by early January. The commercial muscadine […]


Cold Weather and Muscadine Vines

Posted on: May 17th, 2018

This is the second week this winter that much of the Southeast is having winter temperatures that are below our normal averages. We have seen snow in unusual places, we have seen days when the temperature doesn’t get above 32, and we are only at January 15th. Muscadines are a tough plant, they are native […]


The Easiest Fruiting Plants To Grow In Your Home Garden

Posted on: December 3rd, 2015

It is a joy to harvest fruit grown from your own fruit trees at home. When it comes to growing fruit trees and  fruiting plants many gardeners can be either intimidated or out of their comfort zone. The biggest challenge for the home gardener usually comes down to pruning and summer maintenance of fruiting plants. […]


How To Grow Great Peaches

Posted on: February 12th, 2015

Peaches are sweet, juicy, great in cobblers and even better in ice cream, but they do come with some challenges.  Of all the fruits peach trees are perhaps the most challenging to the home gardener to grow because of the spraying and pruning required in order to be successful. Planting and Pruning Peach Trees: Dig […]


Muscadines: 2 Year Plus, 2 Year Bare-root and 2 Year Potted

Posted on: November 15th, 2013

We offer muscadine vines in 3 different categories. 2 year Plus bare-root 2 year bare-root 2 year potted The 2 Year Plus bare-root muscadine vines are our finest plants.  These muscadine vines are 2 year old plants that have grown at or longer than 5 feet and have an excellent root system. The advantage of planting […]


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