About Fritz Creek Gardens
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Let us introduce ourselves: Fritz Creek Gardens is owned by Rita Jo and Leroy Shoultz. We are located on the Kenai Peninsula in Fritz Creek, Alaska, 8.5 miles from Homer on East End Road. Our nursery is home to several greenhouses and 13 display gardens.
We started growing plants for commercial purposes in 1995 and opened to the public in the spring of 1996. Our goal is to provide the largest variety of ALASKA HARDY® plants suitable for the great north and to provide the expertise to assist our customer achieve success in growing healthy, beautiful plants with the least amount of negative impact on our environment.
We also want to disprove the notion sometimes heard that Alaskans can't grow great perennials like outside. That's not true. So to single out plants we know from experience grow great here, we have introduced Alaska Hardy® Plants to the market. These plants, grown at our nursery, are your assurance that they are Alaska Hardy®. Just take a look around this site and see the hundreds of selections we offer that are suitable for northern gardens.
Aside from our great perennials, we also carry a growing assortment of hardy shrubs, trees, roses, hanging baskets and more. We also carry the supplies needed to grow these plants including tea compost, composted steer manure, decorative ceramic pots, and garden art.
We offer free gardening design consultation on site. Just bring in a few pictures and a sketch of your site. If you call ahead of your visit, I'll be sure to schedule some time for you.
We are members of the Perennial Plant Association, the Royal Horticulture Society, the American Horticulture Society, the North American Rock Garden Society, The Alaska Rock Garden Society, The American Primrose Society, the American Rose Society, the Alaska Rose Society, and the Rare Plant Society.
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