The FLOWER FIELDS at SUN HARVEST are now OPEN! Please visit our "Flower Fields" page as you plan your visit! Can't wait to see you!
Farming has always been our shared passion, so when we decided to ‘go all in’ and ‘make something happen’, we settled on growing a tomato that tastes like ‘summer’, yet available from April to November. Thus our farm vision was realized with the construction of our hydroponic greenhouse and farm store located just north of Hwy 401 in Kingston, Ontario, back in 2002.
We learned quickly that we needed to give our visitors more reasons to ‘stop’ and so we added more greenhouse space to grow top quality annuals and perennials for the home gardener.
Today, Sun Harvest has become the home of Kingston’s favourite tomatoes and the leading garden centre destination in the region. Our goal is to provide an exceptional experience for our visitors by delivering on our promise of the freshest, tastiest greenhouse and farm fresh produce and sharing our love of plants with gardeners of all types.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Greg and Allison Shannon
THE TIME OF REAWAKENING!
With daylength increasing in the final weeks of winter, we start to see signs of awakening in our houseplants. Now is a good time to give your houseplants their first 'gentle' fertilizer feeding of the year. We like the Evolve Organic liquid plant food, check our online store under 'Supplies' to purchase.
And that is likely not all that is awakening!
Fungus gnats, those small pesky flies that hover around the soil surface in your pots are likely starting to wake up as well. We recommend treatment using beneficial nematodes , a parastic microscopic worm that eats fungus gnat larvae in the soil. Check out our online store to purchase.
Hyla, our Tomato Grower, has been hard at work and you can see that our first harvest has arrived! Kingston's freshest tomatoes will now be gracing the best BLTs, salads and dinner plates across our community!
Again we are growing your favourite beefsteak, tomatoes, super sweet Sweetelle grape tomatoes, yellow grape , saladette cocktail , the flavourful Black Velvet and our Sun Harvest Confetti mix!
LOVE YOUR LETTUCE!!
We are now picking our lettuce crop! This is so exciting growing in this new hydroponic pond system and we have so many varieties for you to try. Tender green leaf, full and luscious tricolour mixes, butterhead and we are even trialling a romaine lettuce!
Check our online store for inventories updated based on daily harvest and you can pick up curbside or purchase in store when we are open again for the season. And be sure to follow our hashtag #loveyourlettuceygk for salad ideas and recipes.