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Bringing the beauty of nature to Northern Nevada Since 1991

Spring Hours: 8-4 Tues-Sat 
10-3 Sunday Closed on Mondays

Closed on Memorial Day

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'Oregon Spring' 'La Roma 111' 'Sweet Million' Heirloom 'Cherokee Purple' The tomato plants are ready:
'Oregon Spring' Slicer @$2.50-4" pot
'La Roma 111' Roma @$5-6" pot
'Sweet Million' Cherry @$5-6" pot
'Cherokee Purple' Heirloom @$5-6" pot

The bareroot trees were potted up into #15 bio-bags on Wednesday. They average 8' in height, and are priced at $125.00

Acer 'Red Sunset'/Maple: Brilliant orange to scarlet leaves in the early fall. Spring flowers, leaf stems, branch tips, and the fruits are all tinged red for a dramatic display year-round. The habit is upright and spreading in its youth, becoming pyramidal to rounded as it matures. The fast growth habit of this female selection makes this large shade tree an excellent choice for the landscape.
Height: 40-50' Spread: 35-40' Shape: Pyramidal to rounded Exposure: Full Sun Fall Foliage: Orange to red Zone: 4-7

Acer 'Autumn Blaze'/Maple: This hybrid of silver and red maple has experienced phenomenal popularity due to its ascending branch habit, rapid growth rate, drought tolerance when established, ability to grow in most soils, beautiful fall color and form. It was selected as the 1997 Iowa Tree of the year. 2004 Urban Tree of the year, Society of Municipal Arborists. Own root.
Height: 50-60' Spread: 40' Shape: Dense oval head Exposure: Full Sun Fall Foliage: Orange-red Zone: 4-7

Malus 'Adams'/Crabapple: Highly rated for disease resistance, this crab has carmine buds that open to single pink blooms. In spring, new foliage emerges green with a red tint, retaining a very slight tinge when mature. Fall color is a beautiful orange-red, topped by persistent carmine-red fruit.
Height: 25' Spread: 20' Shape: Dense, rounded Exposure: Full Sun Zone: 4-8

Malus 'Prairifire'/Crabapple: This disease resistant cross by Dr. Dan Dayton, University of Illinois, has especially good foliage retention during summer. It blooms later than most crabs. The bark is a glossy dark red with numerous prominent lenticels, and the fruit does not drop. 1996 Iowa Tree of the Year.
Height: 15-20' Spread: 20' Shape: Upright, spreading becoming rounded Exposure: Full Sun Zone: 4-7

Prunus Newport Plum: This superior small ornamental tree has beautiful reddish-purple foliage with bright red tips all summer long. One of the first trees to bloom in spring, it has fragrant pink flowers that are followed by purple fruit. 'Newport' was introduced in 1923 by the University of Minnesota.
Height: 15-20' Spread: 15-20' Shape: Rounded Exposure: Full Sun Zone: 4-8

Sorbus/Mountain Ash: This valuable ornamental tree bears showy orange-red fruits in August through September. It prefers acid soils with good drainage.
Height: 20-30' Spread: 20-25' Shape: Upright, rounded at maturity Exposure: Full Sun Fall Foliage: Red Zone: 3-7

Containerized shrubs that arrived the last week of August were transplanted from black plastic pots into larger sized pulp pots to winter over here and break dormancy according to our spring weather conditions. These biodegradable, pulp pots are large enough to fully surround the rootball, so the combination of pulp pots and amended mix will insulate the roots through winter and again in spring. Fully rooted by the end of March, they can be planted in or out of these pulp pots.

Additional bareroot shrubs, including roses, have arrived and have been potted into pulp pots and bags.

The Shrubs 2019 Page includes pictures, comprehensive descriptions, and for-what-it's-worth planting advice.

I will continue to provide information about the plants we offer via this website. As an incentive for you familiarize yourself with our plants, I'll take 15% off the price of the perennials and shrubs that make it to your wish-list when you shop on Fabulous Fridays.
We also offer 10% daily discounts on full-trays of perennials and encourage gardeners to group together plants for full sun, part-shade, and full shade. 

The Perennials 2019 Page includes pictures and a description of the perennials for this season.

Annuals continue to be an important gardening feature as we spend the moderate days of spring, summer, and fall relaxing outdoors and sharing space with beautiful blooms that attract hummingbirds and beneficials.
Watching as they move from bloom to bloom at such proximity is certainly better than anything on TV!

Petunias, Salvia, Snaps, Gazania, Geraniums, combo-pots and many other varieties of annuals in various colors are now available for spring planting.

Container Gardening video

The Annuals 2019 Page includes pictures and descriptions.


 
Design Principles/Xeriscape Site Developement Definitions  Published Articles

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Suggested Links and Videos

Favorite Gardening TV Show - Growing a Green World

Favorite Garden Magazine - Garden Gate

Recognizing and Sustaining Beneficial Insects (YouTube)

Ten Commandments of Butterfly Gardening (YouTube)

Suggested Reading

Taylor's Master Guide to Landscaping by Rita Buchanan. This is a great book. The pictures and text are so well done with practical advice on adding new gardens and hardscapes along with practical "makeovers" for problem solving. 

Backyard Design, Making the Most of the Space Around Your House by Jean Spiro Breskend. I leave this book outside through the summer and look at it whenever I have a chance to sit and relax under the gazebo. The pictures give me ideas on how to balance time, energy, space, and design in my own backyard.

I also recommend:
Waterwise Landscaping by Jim Knopf
National Audibon Society Field Guide To Birds - Western Region 
The Undaunted Garden by Lauren Springer
40 Professional Designs For Do-It-Yourselfers, Beds and Borders by Ireland-Gannon Associates
40 Professional Designs For Do-It-Yourselfers, The Backyard Landscaper by Ireland-Gannon Associates
The Well-Tended Perennial Garden by Tracy DiSabato-Aust
Manual of Woody Landscape Plants by Michael A. Dirr


 
 

Our Long Term Goals:

To educate customers so they can be successful, confident gardeners.
To provide healthy plants that are grown in and for this area.