Get Your Garden Growing With Help From These Sacramento Area Nurseries
April 22, 2020

Plant Your Spring Garden With Help From These Sacramento Area Nurseries

Ever wanted to grow your own fruits and veggies? Now is the best time to get started. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and it’s time to get your hands dirty! Nurseries and garden centers throughout the greater Sacramento area offer everything you need to get your garden going, from seeds and starts to soil and tools. So whether you’re looking to plant a citrus tree or summer veggies like cucumbers or tomatoes, the following nurseries and garden centers can help.


El Dorado Nursery | Shingle Springs

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El Dorado Nursery in Shingle Springs has everything you need to make your garden grow. It’s a full-service garden center with trees, shrubs, perennials and a large selection of terra cotta and ceramic planters. They also have organic and heirloom vegetable starts grown locally at Belly Rub Farms in Loomis.


Talini’s Nursery | East Sacramento

Talini's Nursery Sacramento, CA

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This friendly neighborhood nursery in East Sacramento isn’t the biggest in town, but it has plenty of options for those looking to spruce up their outdoor spaces. They have a large selection of organic vegetable starts, flowering plants, pottery and beneficial insects like ladybugs for all-natural pest control.


Green Acres | Multiple Locations

Green Acres Nursery & Supply Sacramento, CA

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With locations in Sacramento, Roseville, Rocklin, Folsom and Elk Grove, Green Acres is open and ready to help you get planting! They are one of the largest players in town, offering every plant, tree and shrub imaginable, as well as landscaping supplies, lighting, mulch and soil, irrigation, and outdoor fountains.


High-Hand Nursery | Loomis

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Housed in a former fruit shed, High-Hand Nursery in Loomis is more than just a plant store — it’s an experience! Meandering paths wander through their selection of flowering plants, trees, shrubs and garden accessories like benches and artwork.


The Plant Foundry | North Oak Park

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This urban nursery in North Oak Park specializes in certified-organic seeds, soil, pesticides, fertilizers and vegetable starts. The have everything from chicken coops to terrarium supplies. They also have a large selection of colorful, fragrant roses.


Redwood Barn Nursery | Davis

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The independent, family-owned Redwood Barn Nursery in Davis has every imaginable addition to your garden. Fancy a fern? Craving a cactus? Vying for vines? They have all of the above, plus houseplants, vegetables, fruit trees and flowers. They also have their own radio program, the Davis Garden Show.


The Secret Garden | Elk Grove

Secret Garden Elk Grove, CA

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The Secret Garden in Elk Grove specializes in succulents, cacti, and other low-water use plants. Their gardens demonstrate how beautiful and unique drought-tolerant landscaping can be, whether in-ground or container gardening. They also have a wide selection of houseplants, as well as adorable pots, planters and garden décor.

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Elizabeth Penney

Elizabeth Penney is a content writer for Lyon Real Estate and the Lyon Local blog. A Sacramento native with a marketing background, she shares her insider knowledge on restaurants, attractions and outdoor activities throughout the greater Sacramento area and beyond.