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  • September

    We LOVE September. We get our town, our lakes and our mountains back from the throngs of visitors. We relish this quieter time of year with warm days, cool nights and the chance of interesting weather (we are expecting light frost Thurs.-Sun.) We have promoted "Fall is for Planting" for decades and many still don't understand why... so we often do our best to pretend September is just late-summer (it really kind-of is). This year we EMBRACE Autumn! The harbingers of fall color (Amur maple) are turning, the Asters are blooming, bulbs have arrived in the shop and we are entering the BIG "sweet-spot" of the gardening season with 2 full months of planting ahead of us. Our "frost-free period" (noaa) is July 15-Aug 15. That puts 9/1 on par with 7/1 and October equates to May. As we all know, April and November can either be warm or wintery and usually both.  In fall the soils are still warm and are usually still gaining heat until early / mid-November.  Deciduous trees like maples, aspen and crabapples initiate ~80% of their annual root-system expansion in fall... after they lose their leaves. To do this they need warm soil and moisture (you may need to water). Early snow insulates the soil and promotes extra root growth. For plants in our climate to survive and thrive, they need massive root-systems.  Most of what we do concerning planting and care is in order to produce wider and deeper root-systems. Fall is THE best time to do this.  Fall IS for planting.

    The next few nights of light frost combined with dry conditions should spell EXCELLENT fall color in the landscapes this year.
    Sale: ALL #5g Lilacs: 34.99-39.99 @ 19.99

    All #1g Lilacs 6.99

    18lb Organic & Nitrogen 8-1-1 Fertilizer (Great early fall, late summer feeding for ALL plants) reg 29.99 for $19.99

    Out Fall Sale (9/3-9/14 was quite busy, sign-up for our occasional newsletters if you're interested in sales, specials and seasonal advice)

  • Solstice Summer Sale

    We've been trying to carve out a few minutes to make a Spring Promotion Newsletter, so here it is, a few days past Summer Solstice, a sale to last until nearly 4th of July.  Get your garden on if you have not yet... I planted my greens in early April but have not had a chance to start my Tomatoes yet - (It has become an tradition for me to stay home from the parade to plant mine up.)  They're all 20% off until the 3rd along with beans, cukes, peas, squash, peppers, lettuce, etc....  The mature composts from Kellogg as well as the garden enhancing Chicken and Farmyard composts are all buy-three-get-one-free now as well so side-dress away.  We put a couple of awesome #5g shrubs (maple and chokecherry) on special for your screening needs this week, because they are fantastic.  Ad 30% off of our Apples, hardy Cherries, and incredibly productive currants and gooseberries is a smokin' deal - you can use fruiting shrubs as ornamentals without worry, they're tough and attractive as well as productive.  Sales run through July 3.  Our 4th of July hours are roughly 9-10 and 12-2... depending on traffic and the parade when we are closed.  Please swing by and say hello if you're walking the route (or throw us extra candy if you're on a float).

Contact Villager

Villager Nursery, Inc
10678 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA 96161-4834
Central Truckee, exit 186 off I-80
(530) 587-0771
www.villagernursery.com
info@villagernursery

Founded 1975, Incorporated 1990

California Nursery License 1975
No. C 3976.001, Co.29CA
Contractors License 1977
No. 413907-C27 LS
ISA Certified Arborist: Eric Larusson
No. WE-7983A

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