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Nurseries / Gardens 

PGC's Guide to Local Nurseries and Places to Visit for Garden Inspiration.


The purpose of this guide is to inform our members of the variety of options they have when selecting a nursery or other vendor. If you have a recommendation, please include the vendor's name, address, telephone number, website, and brief description. Please send it to

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The Golden Gecko Garden Center

4665 Marshall Rd., Corner of Marshall and Black Oak Mine Rd.,

Garden Valley, CA 95633

(530) 333-2394

A small garden center and apiary that carries organic fertilizers, sprays, naturally grown plants, and vegetables and fruits for sale. Their plants are suited for foothill and mountain gardening and their online store ships throughout the United States and its' territories.

El Dorado Nursery & Garden Inc.

3931 Durock Rd. # C,

Shingle Springs, CA 95682

 (530) 676-6555

A full service garden center: trees, shrubs, perennials. and bedding plants for all seasons.
The Meadow
A&A Road, 7510 Green Valley Rd., #5305

Placerville, CA 95667

(530) 377-5877
Offering plants, seeds, garden tools, birds, bees and butterfly supplies, and garden art.
Garden Valley Roses

3050 Log Camp Rd.

Garden Valley, CA 95633

(530) 333-1332

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Garden Decor
Under The Arbor

4120 Sunset Lane                                 289 Placerville Dr,  

Shingle Springs, CA 95682                   Placerville, CA. 95667

(530) 677-0100                                       (530) 303-3908

Under The Arbor is conveniently located off Hwy. 50. With a total indoor and outdoor space of over 17,000 square feet, they are a shopping destination filled with thousands of unique pieces for your home and garden.”

French Quarter Home & Garden

6200 Pleasant Valley Rd.

El Dorado, CA 95667

Vintage European sculpture, bric-a-brac, and ironwork to enhance your garden or landscape. The French Quarter offers old world architectural salvage, garden containers, and rustic furniture.

Mud Springs Trading Post

6111 Pleasant Valley Rd.

El Dorado, CA 95667

(916) 203-5626

Huge selection of antiques and rustic garden decor, yard art, fountains, statuary, patio sets, planters, and more, much more.

Pottery World

1006 White Rock Rd.,

El Dorado Hills, CA 95677 

 (916) 358-8788

Large selection of pottery, decor, garden furniture, and more.

It's About Flowers

Master Gardener and Placerville Garden Club's own Linda Fuller, shares her gardening tips and secrets, gardens and nurseries to visit, and more on her website at It's About Flowers.

High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens

3170 Hassler Rd,

Camino, Ca

( 530)642-1222

High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens is a family-owned farm featuring a hillside of irises, commercial Christmas trees and offers a beautiful wedding venue, owned by Mike and Nancy Visman.

Bluebird Haven Iris

6940 Fairplay Rd.

Somerset, Ca

(530) 620-5017

Bluebird Haven Iris Garden is a Victorian show garden in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California. An acre of landscaped iris, daffodils, wildflowers, and a variety of shrubs and trees are surrounded by acres of row-cultivated iris. During the bloom season, over 100,000 iris will be displaying.

Amador Flower Farm

22001 Shenandoah School Rd.

Plymouth, CA 95669

 (209) 245-6660

Amador Flower Farm offers a delightful selection of more than 1,000 Daylilies through our online store. We ship bare-root plants throughout the United States and beyond! (bare root and shipping information HERE). More than 1200 potted Day lily varieties are available all year at the Amador Flower Farm itself, which is nestled in California's beautiful Shenandoah Valley amongst world-renowned wineries and historic gold-mining towns, only an hour from Sacramento.

Ridge Road Nursery

18815 Ridge Rd.

Pine Grove, CA 95665

 (209) 296-7210

Shop year-round for great garden selections, bare root fruit and nut trees, garden products and accessories, statuary, planting pots, lawn and soil needs, landscape trees and shrubs, grasses, cactus,  perennials and annuals
Antique Gardener

80 Main St. 

Sutter Creek, CA 95685 

(209) 267-5551

The Antique Gardener offers a blend of antique, vintage, and new for your home and garden. Picnic in the garden with friends or sign-up for a class. Stop in often to see our ever-changing displays and great new finds!

Ridge Road Garden Center

18815 Ridge Rd.

Pine Grove, CA 95665

 (209) 296-7210

Shop year-round for great garden selections, bare-root fruit, and nut trees, garden products and accessories, landscape trees and shrubs, perennial and annual plants to bring structure, color, and beauty to your gardens.

Rising Sun Nursery & Gift Shop

3577 W. Hwy 12

Burson, CA 95225

 (209) 772-3451

The wholesale nursery was started in 1989, in the Jenny Lind area, and selling to local retail nurseries here and in the Bay Area. We saw a need and opened the retail nursery that started in March of 1997. In 2002 we relocated to our present spot. The property has a total of 9 acres which we are slowly developing. At present, the wholesale nursery is now the growing grounds for the retail nursery.

Hilltop Market  

1453 CA-49

San Andreas, CA 95249

(209) 754-4945

High Hand Nursery

3750 Taylor Rd

Loomis, CA 95650 

 (916) 652-2065

The Home of High-Hand Nursery, High-Hand Cafe, and the Historical Fruit Shed. 
Bushnell Gardens Nursery

5255 Douglas Blvd.

Granite Bay, CA 95746

 (916) 791-4199

Bushnell Gardens Nursery is a second-generation, family-owned business that began on its current site in Granite Bay, California. Our retail nursery includes over 2 acres of inspiring plant displays and products grouped in purposeful vignettes to demonstrate companion plantings and provide solutions to other common gardening issues. Additionally, our home and gift shop boasts over 5,000 square feet of unique, seasonal presentations, gifts, home furnishings, and patio décor.

Through Bushnell Gardens Nursery and Landscapes services, we create outdoor living spaces by uniting architecture, horticulture, and landscape design. From single container gardens to multi-acre estates, we focus on a high commitment to your garden. Our team of professionals offers expert advice and services to ensure that your garden thrives and that you are successful in your gardening endeavors!

Flower Farm Nursery and Gifts

9280 Horseshoe Bar Rd.

Loomis, CA 95650 

 (916) 652-5650

Stroll through the beautiful demonstration gardens and see our selection of unusual perennials and succulents. Our plants are bee-friendly, butterfly-attracting, and water-wise. A selection of deer-resistant plants is also available. Choose from our selection of heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and more, or start your own with our non-GMO seeds.

Golden Pond Water Plants 

3275 Sierra College Blvd.

Loomis, CA 95650


We are an aquatic plant and pond nursery open to the general public and offering a wide selection of water flowers, freshwater aquatic plants, and floating plants for ponds. We’re here to help you create a great looking aquatic garden in your own yard. We offer personal service and knowledgeable help for all your questions about water plants. We can help you find the correct filtration plants to keep your pond clean and beautiful all year long. We are one of the only aquatic nurseries offering extensive numbers of pond plants for sale in Northern California.”

Horton Iris Garden    

7440 King Rd.

Loomis, CA


Located 20 miles from Sacramento, you will experience a peaceful country visit to our iris farm that includes about 1,200 varieties of irises to see in bloom and purchase. Order irises during your visit to the farm and pick up your order in August.  Shipping is also available for a fee. We also have potted iris plants of many varieties for immediate purchase.



Pottery World

4419 Granite Drive

Rocklin, CA 95677 

 (916) 624-8080

Large selection of pottery, decor, garden furniture, and more.

Green Acres Nursery & Supply

205 Serpa Way

Folsom, CA 95630

 (916) 358-9099

Note: Also located in Sacramento, Elk Grove, Roseville, Citrus Heights and Rocklin

Green Acres offers a large variety of plants, flowers, trees, bushes, and everything else you might need to fill out your garden, be it big or small. Garden and patio furniture, potting benches, garden tools, and more.

Talini’s Nursery and Garden Center

5601 Folsom Blvd.

Sacramento, California 95819                          

(916) 451-8150

Everything you need to create a flourishing garden. The center was established in 1976 by Italian immigrant and trained horticulturist, Pietro Talini. Today, his son, Lou Talini oversees the nursery, which sits atop nearly an acre of land in the heart of East Sacramento. This full-service retail garden center offers a variety of plants and flowers, seeds, bulbs, fertilizers, chicken coops, pottery, trees, succulents, books, tools, gardening supplies, and much more.

Fair Oaks Blvd. Nursery

4681 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95864

 (916) 483-1830

Not your garden variety garden center. An excellent local option for all things garden. We boast a wide selection of plants, garden supplies, yard art, pottery, fountains, home decor items, and gifts. Whatever you need to make your garden or outdoor space complete, Fair Oaks Boulevard Nursery can help you make it happen!

Fannies Iris Garden   

8884 Saddlehorn Ct.

Elk Grove, CA

(916) 688-5262

Offering Tall Bearded Irises from renowned Hybridizers. More than 550 different named Irises, including many Rebloomers and/or Space Age. Open Weekends April through May, or by appointment. Visit the farm and pick up your order in August.  Shipping is also available for a fee. We also have potted iris plants of many varieties for immediate purchase.

Big Oak Nursery

10071 Grant Line Rd.

Elk Grove, CA 95624

 (916) 686-1180

Big Oak Nursery offers a large assortment of locally grown annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetables, and fruit trees. We carry a variety of sizes, from 4” to 15 gallons. We grow quality plants at an affordable price.”

The Plant Foundry

3500 Broadway

Sacramento, CA 95817 

(916) 917-5787

This is a fun destination nursery for people who love edible and ornamental plants, artisan goods, organic gardening, quality tools, supplies and gifts. We want our customers to feel welcome, relaxed and inspired.
Specialty Garden Stores 
The Secret Garden

8450 West Stockton Blvd.

Elk Grove, CA 95758  

(916) 682-6839

Welcome to The Secret Garden. Come browse our beautiful grounds to see our extensive succulent selection and our broad range of decorative iron, pottery, plants, and garden statuary. Our indoor showrooms offer hundreds of unique gift ideas for yourself or someone special on your gift list. You are sure to find just what you are looking for and you'll understand why we are "So Much More Than A Garden Store"!”

Public Land Store

2598 21st St.

Sacramento, CA 95818  

(916) 942-9720

Public Land is a retail and gallery space located in Sacramento, California. We offer an eclectic assortment of unusual cacti and succulents, along with goods, collectibles, and original art from a wide range of artists who use various mediums to explore and re-imagine the ways we experience, interact and perceive our natural environment.  We want to facilitate a space that celebrates and also encourages positive engagement with the natural world.

Maruyama Bonsai Nursery

1423 47th Ave.

Sacramento, CA 95822

 (916) 421-6888

Maruyama Bonsai Nursery is a Northern California retail nursery selling bonsai, pre-bonsai, accent plants, and bonsai supplies including tools, pots, soil, and more. Contact us for the following services: Online sales, classes, workshops and demonstrations, Bench space rental.

Page’s Fountains and Water Gardens

5331 Kohler Ave.

Sacramento, CA 95841

 (916) 331-7205

We sell hundreds of beautiful waterfalls, fountains, birdbaths, and accessories to add that tranquil touch to your home or business. So if you’re looking for decorative perfection and the best prices in Northern California come to love and listen to the soothing sounds of our incredible inventory.

UC Davis Arboretum and Gardens

Valley Oak Cottage
448 La Rue Road
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-4880

Redwood Barn Nursery

1607 Fifth Street (between Pole Line Rd. and 'L' St.)

Davis, CA 

(530) 758-2276

Residents of Davis, Woodland, and West Sacramento consider Redwood Barn Nursery Inc. a neighborhood staple. In fact, this family-owned, independent retail nursery has been serving the community since 1981. Check out their wonderful selection of plants, flowers, and gardening supplies — all within and surrounding this iconic red barn in the heart of Davis.

Lemuria Nursery  

7820 Serpa Lane

Dixon CA 95620 


Lemuria Nursery is the largest wholesale grower of plants, in Solano County open to the public. Nursery owners and operators since 1939, the Fink family moved the operation to Dixon in 1999. Peter and Erik Fink, grandsons of the original owners of Lemuria Nursery in Richmond, CA, bring with them three generations of knowledge in the green industry. At the present location in Dixon, Lemuria Nursery will continue to grow and now uses five+ acres for the growing of landscape  Fruit Trees, Shade Trees, Roses, Shrubs, Perennials, Daylilies, Ornamental Grasses, Vines, and Succulents. By keeping up with the current trends, we continue to diversify our plant list.

Not only do we grow exciting new cultivars of plants, but also the old reliables that have withstood the changing times of our marketplace. In addition, most of the plants that are grown here at the nursery come from material collected locally and are already adapted to the area. Because of our contacts in the industry, it is possible for us to special order items that are not in our catalog. We pride ourselves on the ability to put together complete orders even though some of the plants may be hard to find. Also, we offer a flexible delivery schedule. Our truck runs Monday through Friday for local deliveries. As a wholesale grower, we ensure that our prices are competitive. The next time you are pricing a plant list, e-mail or fax a copy to us. We guarantee you will be satisfied with the results.

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