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Harvesting and Cooking Oyster Mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest


Laura Sweany, Horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, harvests and processes wild Oyster mushrooms growing right here in the Pacific Northwest! Delicious! Let's go!

Raintree Nursery Tour of Inspiration Farm w/Brian Kerkvliet


What an adventure! Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, joins Brian Kerkvliet for a tour of his awesome Permaculture project in Bellingham. Visit Inspiration Farm at: www.inspirationfarm.com

Raintree Nursery Visits Kailash Ecovillage w/Ole Errson


Laura Sweany, horticulture and adventure expert at Raintree Nursery, visits the world famous Kailash Ecovillage in Portland Oregon! Ole Ersson takes us on the grand tour of everything from the gardens and trees to the unique infrastructure elements that make their project such a success. Learn more at: www.kailashecovillage.org.

Raintree Nursery Tours the

Outback Farm!


Join Laura Sweany, intrepid explorer and horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, as she takes a tour of the Outback Farm at Fairhaven College! This student-run project features everything from bees and trees, to p-patch plots and an earth-sheltered greenhouse! Check out the farm at https://fairhaven.wwu.edu/outback-farm for more info.

Raintree Nursery in Suburbia

with Jan Spencer!


Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, visits suburban permaculture pioneer and sustainability activist Jan Spencer at his home in Eugene, Oregon! Jan Spencer has been advocating for transforming suburbia, alternative economics, and re-imagining culture for decades - in and around his home in the Cascadia Bioregion. Check out more of Jan Spencer's work at suburbanpermaculture.org 

Raintree Nursery Presents Cloud Mountain Farm Center!


Join us for another adventure! This week we take a trip to Cloud Mountain Farm Center and Nursery in Everson, WA! Cheryl Thornton takes us on a guided tour of the orchards, fruit packing facilities, and everything else that makes this WA state nursery so unique. You can also visit them online at www.cloudmountainfarmcenter.org to see more! Don't forget to like, subscribe, and visit us at www.raintreenursery.com for more great content!

Raintree Nursery Heads Back to

School at Log Hollow Farm!


Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, takes an eye-opening tour with Rohn of Log Hollow Farms in Chehalis, WA! The Log Hollow Farms project began as an experimental permaculture farm with a social justice mission at its core. Today, the 9-year-old farm is evolving into York College of Agriculture and Technology; a college focused on developing the farming and technical skills of 18 to 25-year-olds from emerging communities. For more information check out: www.yorkcollegefoundation.org

Building a King Stropharia Bed

in Your Backyard!


Resident Horticulture expert, and mushroom lover, Laura Sweany gives usthe step-by-step process for starting your own King Stropharia mushroombed. Mushrooms are fun and easy to grow additions to your home orchardor garden that benefit everyone!

Raintree Nursery Discovers Queen Mountain Homestead!


This week Jane Campbell, and her husband Professor Paul Kearsley, demonstrate the amazing things you can accomplish with some proper planning and elegant design. Queen Mountain Homestead, located in Bellingham, WA is the result of only 5 years of collaborative effort and expert design choices! This location features a wealth of applied Permaculture strategies, an ever-evolving annual garden, and even demonstrates how pigs can help plant trees!

Raintree Nursery Does Young Tree Care! Feat. Laura Sweany


This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, goes over the care of feeding of a newly planted tree. How a tree is cared for while it is establishing is as important as how it was planted - in some cases even more so. Laura shows you everything to need to know in this video! 

Raintree Nursery Fruit Tasting!

Berries Galore!


Laura Sweany, horticulture expert and fruit connoisseur at Raintree Nursery, tests and tastes seasonal delights from her very own berry bushes! A seasonal smorgasbord awaits and a special guest arrives to offer their experience discovering new fruits!

Raintree Nursery Does Bench Grafting! Feat. Xander Rose


This week Xander Rose, field manager at Raintree Nursery, does a quick how-to video on bench grafting! See how fast and easy it can be to propagate your own trees with the right tools and techniques!

Raintree Nursery Drops in on Christi Nieto in Bellingham, WA!


Laura Sweany, PNW native and horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, drops in on her long time friend Christi Nieto in Bellingham, WA! Christi has been on the front lines of gardening and backyard orcharding for decades, designing and installing countless beautiful backyard projects all over Western Washington.

Raintree Nursery Does Some

Cider Pressing!


Laura Sweany, apple cider enthusiast and horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, enlists a little help from some strong friends to press apples into delicious apple cider! Check out the whole process from start to finish with an authentic hand-cranked cider press!

Raintree Nursery's

Blueberry Growing Guide!


Raintree Nursery Growing Guides are fun, easy, references featuring everything you need to know to get started growing your own home orchards and berry patches! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, covers everything you need to know about getting started with blueberries!

Raintree Nursery's

Asian Pear Growing Guide!


Raintree Nursery Growing Guides are fun, easy, references featuring everything you need to know to get started growing your own home orchards and berry patches! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, covers everything you need to know about getting started with Asian pears!

Raintree Nursery visits Anastasia's Container Garden Paradise!


This week Raintree Nursery visits with a local fruit enthusiast to show off just how many amazing fruiting trees and bushes you can fit into a backyard container garden! So much fruit in such a small space! Inspiring!

Raintree Nursery's Laura Sweany Unboxes Her Raintree Order!



Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, is also a customer! For anyone who has wondered what getting a package from Raintree Nursery is like, Laura is going to take you through the whole experience from opening it up to putting them in the ground!

Raintree Nursery's

Tree Training Guide!


Sometimes trees don't grow in their best form and unfortunately pruning can't fix everything! Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, takes some time to demonstrate different tools and techniques to train a tree into a better shape for both of you.

Raintree Nursery's

Plum Growing Guide


Raintree Nursery Growing Guides are fun, easy, references featuring everything you need to know to get started growing your own home orchards and berry patches! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, goes over the difference between Asian and European plums in this great guide!

Raintree Nursery's

Pear Growing Guide!


Raintree Nursery Growing Guides are fun, easy, references featuring everything you need to know to get started growing your own home orchards and berry patches! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, goes over the details of growing European pears in this great guide!

Raintree Nursery Makes

Raspberry Liqueur!


Getting fancy! This week Laura Sweany, gourmand and horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, shows us the finer side of fruit growing as she makes some raspberry liqueur. Bottle up the flavor of summer and kick back after a hard day in the orchard with your own berry beverages!

Raintree Nursery's

Cherry Growing Guide!


Raintree Nursery Growing Guides are fun, easy, references featuring everything you need to know to get started growing your own home orchards and berry patches! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, covers everything you need to know about getting started with cherry trees!

Raintree Nursery's

Elderberry Growing Guide!


Raintree Nursery Growing Guides are fun, easy, references featuring everything you need to know to get started growing your own home orchards and berry patches! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, guides you through everything you need to know about growing and harvesting the amazing elderberry!

Raintree Nursery's

Gooseberry Growing Guide!


Gooseberry bushes are easy to grow, especially in cooler summer climates, but take patience and sunlight to reach their full potential ripeness. This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing this amazingly productive and reliable bush!

Raintree Nursery's

Goumi Berry Growing Guide!


Goumi bushes are easy to grow and ripen reliably even in cooler summer climates with very little maintenance! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing this amazingly productive and reliable bush!

Raintree Nursery's

Paw Paw Growing Guide!


Despite appearing and tasting like an exotic tropical fruit, Paw Paw trees are actually native to the eastern United States! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing this amazingly productive and delicious tree!

Raintree Nursery's

Summer Pruning Guide!


Despite appearing and tasting like an exotic tropical fruit, Paw Paw trees are actually native to the eastern United States! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing this amazingly productive and delicious tree!

Raintree Nursery Presents Thimbleberry Kitchen: The Strawberry Jam Episode


This week Laura Sweany, from Raintree Nursery, joins Rye Ryan in Thimbleberry Kitchen for an awesome jam making session with one of the earliest seasonal fruits: strawberries! Join us for a start-to-finish cooking experience in the great outdoors featuring everything you need to know to make a seriously scrumptious strawberry spread (without even using pectin)!

Raintree Nursery's

Guide to Thinning Apples!


One of the common mistakes home growers make is not thinning their fruit! Fruit thinning seems daunting and wasteful, but it results in larger, better fruit while protecting the health of your tree. This week Laura Sweany takes you through the fruit thinning process on a young apple tree!

Raintree Nursery's

Paw Paw Growing Guide!


Despite appearing and tasting like an exotic tropical fruit, Paw Paw trees are actually native to the eastern United States! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing this amazingly productive and delicious tree!

Raintree Nursery Presents Thimbleberry Kitchen: The Rhubarb Episode


This week Laura Sweany, from Raintree Nursery, joins Rye Ryan in Thimbleberry Kitchen to make some delicious dishes out of one of springtime's earliest harvests and unsung heroes: Rhubarb! Join us for a start-to-finish cooking experience in the great outdoors featuring everything you need to know to make everything from pickles to pie filling!

Raintree Nursery's

Guide to Performing the Scratch Test!


Planting new trees isn't always easy, especially when they're slow to leaf out! Laura Sweany, horticulture expert at Raintree Nursery, shares an easy and reliable technique to check on the health and viability of new woody plants!

Raintree Nursery's

Hazelnut Growing Guide!


Hazelnuts are one of natures most snackable foods! You too can make your Nutella with home grown hazelnuts in your backyard! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing this amazingly productive and delicious nut tree!

Raintree Nursery's

Kiwi Growing Guide!


Kiwis are one of the most delicious, nutritious, and exotic foods, but you don't have to live down under to grow this magnificent treat! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing this fantastic, fun, and famously fuzzy fruiting vine!

Raintree Nursery's

Currant Growing Guide!


Currants are such a treat and they come in so many colors! Dried, pressed, or made into wines and jams currants are great for your body and belly! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing these jewel like fruits!

Raintree Nursery's

Raspberry Growing Guide!


Raspberries are one of the most reliable and early to bear of the berry bushes! Kid love to eat them fresh or as a preserve, or they can made into wines and liquors too! This week Laura Sweany, horticulture expert with Raintree Nursery, is going to tell you everything you need to know about growing these jewel like fruits!