Thimble Hill is a small-scale farm and plant nursery just outside Nelson, BC. Our nursery focuses on edible and useful perennials and all the plants we sell are propagated and ecologically grown at our home just above the west arm of Kootenay Lake.

What’s New


We’re hiring two summer farm hands to help us expand our little farm. Must be aged 15-30 to meet the grant requirements. Note: application deadline has been extended til June 10 due to funding delays. Here’s the job description!

The last day of our spring plant stand for the season will be May 23rd. After this, if you are still looking for berries or perennial, send us an email. We’ll open back up in late September with an even wider selection of trees and shrubs!

Starting late this summer, we’ll have a farm stand with fresh produce and eggs available! Stay tuned for more info on our opening date.

Our latest blog posts


  • We’re Hiring!
    We’re hiring two Nursery and Farm Hand positions (pending funding from Canada Summer Jobs) to help expand our little farm this summer. If you are between the ages of 15 – 30, eligible to work in Canada, and passionate about […]
  • The Soil-Carbon Connection: an introduction to carbon farming
    In the past few years, climate change has evolved from a subject ignored by the general population, to one that now gets daily news coverage. People are increasingly aware of how the destruction of ecosystems and burning of fossil fuels […]
  • Cambium Munchers – techniques for protecting trees from rodents
    It’s been a steep learning curve the past few years as I’ve discovered just how much rodents love to chew the bark of young fruit trees. I’ve had to cut down, re-graft, bridge-graft (trunk bypass surgery), or give up on […]