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General News · 31st March 2022
Laura Ellingsen
Visit your island nursery for local knowledge, plants, and supplies.

Fairhaven Gardens is opening for the season tomorrow, Friday April 1st. Come explore Cortes Island’s nursery, surrounded by beautiful ornamental and food gardens. We are open every Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm from leaf burst in April through leaf fall in October.

In the Nursery:
We carry a full range of edible and ornamental plants including fruit trees, berries, roses, climbers, flowering and ornamental trees & shrubs, conifers, broadleaf evergreens, perennials, grasses, and a gardens worth of deer resistant plants.
Visit us to see what is in flower, leaf and berry as we move through the seasons. If you are looking for a plant we are likely to have it. If you have a space to fill or a specific need, we will have a plant to fill it.

Fruit & Berries:
Our fruit trees, berries, and nuts include a variety of apples, plums, cherries, domestic and Asian pears, figs, peach, nectarine, blueberries, cranberries, loganberries, tayberries, boysenberries, goji berries, raspberries, serviceberries, junebearing and everbearing strawberries, black and red currants, green and red gooseberries, table and wine grapes, kiwis, hazelnuts and walnuts.

Ornamental trees include a variety of dogwoods, flowering cherries, magnolias, amelanchier (serviceberry), redbuds, hawthorns, Japanese maples, red & vine maples, flowering witch hazels, copper beech, katsuras, euonymus (spindeltree), Japanese snow bell, oak, flowering plums, crab apples, pines and cypresses. We carry a vast array of ornamental shrubs including sun loving herbs and flowering deer resistants, shade loving and often deer resistant broadleaf evergreens, deciduous shrubs flowering in every season, dwarf conifers, heritage and modern roses, 100s of varieties of flowering perennials and grasses, flowering climbers for shade and sun, and summer flowering bulbs.

Soil conditioners and mulches:
Build healthy soil with organic conditioners, amendments, and mulches. We carry chicken manure, sea soil, mushroom manure, blended manure, steer manure, ocean soil, peat moss, potting mixes, straw, organic fertilizer mixes, limes, fresh fish fertilizer, and deer repellent. Mulch and feed your garden to keep it happy. Nature always mulches!

Fairhaven Gardens Landscaping:
Landscaping for beauty and bounty in all seasons.
For landscape consultation, design, and installation please call Laura Ellingsen at 250-935-6559.
I offer new landscape and garden design and installations, as well as landscape redesigns and rejuvenation.
I specialize in organic ornamental and food gardens, from woodland, seaside, native, and deer resistant landscapes to whole-farm design, orchards, and vegetable gardens.
25 years of gardening and landscaping on Cortes Island.

Fairhaven Gardens Nursery & Landscaping
Laura Ellingsen
1188 Bartholomew Rd.
Manson's Landing   BC   V0P1K0
Phone: 250.935.6559

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