is a small nursery & farm in north Idaho specializing in fragrant and lesser known ornamental, edible & useful plants for northern climates, plus herbal necessities using herbs and flowers from our gardens, woods and fields.
Scented flowers & foliage, night-blooming plants, a vase of amazing cut flowers for the window sill; we offer all these plants & more, with a special yen for the unusual, the far-flung and the hard-to-find. Cottage garden plants, alpine lovelies, herbs from around the world, exotic fruits all find a place here. Plus, of course, anything blue.
We grow a wide range of fragrant herbs, Primula, species Peonies, Penstemons, species & heirloom Roses, culinary, medicinal, dyers' and perfumers' plants, Western native plants and more.
Check out our recipes, lore, reading and how-to pages for ideas and tips on cooking with, using and gardening with herbs and fragrant plants. Visit our blog In Paradise, where we chat about gardening & farming, soapmaking, cooking, etc.
The catalog for 2014 will be online after January; check the blog for hints of new plants for spring!
All pages, text & images copyright Paradise Gardens Rare Plant Nursery & Black Mountain Arts except for the lovely Chickadee logo and tree artwork, and the new homepage design and its elements, courtesy Céline Jolly (thanks, Lez!)