Honeyhill Farms Nursery is a small nursery that has
developed over the years in the 2+ acre back yard of our home in the
Raleigh Hills area of Portland, Oregon. It started as a hobby and has
gradually gotten out of hand. We began to grow hellebores 40 years ago
when a Native American medicine woman gave us one in trade for some
goutweed. As we experienced their diversity and beauty they have come
to dominate our lives as gardeners. In fact, we are mostly occupied
with developing new hybrids within and among species, genetic crosses
that express new flower forms or colors or that have particularly attractive
leaves. In the course of this we produce many beautiful plants and,
because of the limitations of space, energy and time, we must sell most
of them in order to maintain our major passion, which is the development
of new hellebores.
Honeyhill Farms Nursery is our home, so we are open
to the public only by appointment and only while the plants are in bloom,
usually in February and March, sometimes in January if the plants come
into bloom earlier than usual. We enjoy giving group tours of the garden.
We enjoy showing these plants to people at all stages
of their development as gardeners, so please feel free to ask questions
on our internet address and during your visit to the nursery; we often
learn more than we teach and we always enjoy sharing our deep affection
for this wonderful genus of plants. We truly look forward to seeing
you; schedule a visit by email
or telephone 503.292.1817.