Villager Nursery will be closed ALL DAY on July 4 and 10-3 on July 5 & 6th so we can garden at home, hike and enjoy time with family.  Villager Nursery is cautiously, regularly OPEN.  The town, county and state request and require masks be worn in public spaces and that everyone do their utmost to maintain 6' spacing.  We are sorry for any inconvenience, we are doing our best.  There are so many challenges for everyone this season and the nursery sphere is not the least unchanged. We are ordering three times as often from every grower in order to obtain one quarter of the plant materials. That said, by all accounts we have an incredibly broad and deep inventory and people have been coming to our nursery from far and wide... good and bad.  We will continue to strive to have the best possible selection of native and cold hardy trees, shrubs and perennials as well as the widest selection of vegetables and color for mountain gardens, planter boxes, hanging baskets and barrels.

Nursery Address

McIver Dairy House 10678 Donner Pass Rd. Truckee, CA 96161

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Open Hours: COVID-Spring

Tue-Sat 9:30-5
Sun-Mon 10-3
July 4: Closed

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Open Hours: COVID-Spring

Tue-Sat 9:30-5
Sun-Mon 10-3
July 4: Closed

Mid Season Planting – July/August

In the Mountain Nursery business the season starts when it starts: when the snow melts and we’ve had a reasonable period of time to recover from the last hard frost or heavy snow (usually early May to mid-May). The busy season goes until the 4th of July when the rush to get things planted wanes and we all want to get out and enjoy this beautiful place we live in.

The lights are still on and we have a whole tribe of very devoted and kind clients and friends. Thank you to all of you who gave up a day on the lake to plant a few perennials, you’ll be happy you did when they bloom next spring. The water in the west slope rivers is still cold! Not too much hail (thank you) but we were ready with our frost protecting floating row cover – it works great for hail protection, letting the water through but absorbing the shock of the ice. We cover our thimbleberries and dogwoods especially.

August is sunflowers, black-eyed susans, Siberian catmint, Russian sage, and hollyhock… Big-ol’ plants with rich colors. Mid-season is August 1st. Check-out the NOAA Freeze Frost Maps. Freeze Frost Probabilities info. Our frost free period (less than 10% chance of 32°F or less) is July 15-August 15. So we still have September, October and sometimes, part-of, November to get plants in the ground to rage next spring.

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Our brand new site is just being taken live. Some functionality is still being applied. Kellogg Planting Days are 10-2 May 31 and June 1 (max 3 pots <18". Edible / Veggie Gardening Class 10:30-12 Sunday, June 2. See the class schedule. If you have any questions, please call us at 530-587-0771, or email info@villagernursery.com. Thank you for Visiting!

Our brand new site is just being taken live. Some functionality is still being applied.

Kellogg Planting Days are 10-2 May 31 and June 1 (max 3 pots <18"). Edible / Veggie Gardening Class 10:30-12 Sunday, June 2. See the class schedule. If you have any questions, please call us at 530-587-0771, or email info@villagernursery.com.

Thank you for Visiting!

 

 

Current Hours

Mon - Sat: 9:30-5:00
Sunday: 10:00-4:00

Our Location

10678 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161

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