Bob and Verna Duncan
724 Wain Rd., North Saanich, BC, Canada, V8L5N8 (on Vancouver Island near Sidney/Victoria)
Custom orders welcome and encouraged. Please inquire about varieties and availability.
Our demonstration orchard features several hundred varieties of fruit trees and shows different training systems possible. We offer group tours for garden clubs, associations, university and college groups, presentations at meetings, consulting and gift certificates. Check with us for details.
Specializing in Temperate, Citrus and Mediterranean fruit trees.
Temperate fruit trees - apples, apricots, cherries, medlar, mulberries, nectarines, pawpaws, peaches, pears, plums, peaches, quince, almonds.
Citrus trees - lemons and limes (see YouTube video), blood oranges, mandarin oranges, navel oranges, sour oranges, citron, kumquats, kaffir limes, hardy citrus and grapefruit.
Mediterranean fruit trees - avocados, feijoa, figs, jujubes, kiwi, loquats, olives, persimmons, pomegranates.
Small fruits / berries / vines and miscellaneous edibles also possible - aronia (aka chokeberries), artichokes, asparagus, autumn olives, bay, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, Chilean guava (Ugni molinae), cornelian cherries, cranberries, currants (black, red, white), elderberries, goji berries, gooseberries, goumi, grapes, haskap (aka honeyberries), hops, jostaberries, lingonberries, loganberries, marionberries, raspberries, rhubarb, saskatoons, sea buckthorn, strawberries, tayberries, tea.
Marmalade and lemon bars made from OUR OWN CITRUS and jam from our own fruit are for sale. Some freshly picked fruit (but NOT citrus) available in season.
We only accept on-site payments by cash or cheque (no credit/debit cards). Deposits on custom orders can be made from home using Interac through online banking.
Growing Lemons and Limes in South Coastal BC, Canada (April 23, 2015): https://youtu.be/XX-R8sq6-vg
How to prune figs in a cool climate for first (breba) crop fig production (April 7, 2014): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RB0D_tuKgtQ
Growing Pawpaws in South Coastal British Columbia, Canada (October 10, 2015): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_rl56CszXw
We are members of South Vancouver Island Direct Farm Marketing Association. We also offer public tours as a regular part of the North Saanich Flavour Trail (end of August) and are at the main hall at the Saltspring Island Apple Festival (late September / early October).
(Revised 9 Sept 2016.)