Specialized Gardening in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas



Figs fun in the home garden, a beautiful shade tree.


Grass and Clover Seed


Lovely grounds at the garden center






The Peace Lily makes a lovely indoor evergreen plant, blooming often.


Raspberries, fun to
grow, fun to eat!



We purchase quality house plants from Fishers



Plant Poppies in the fall for early spring bloomers in a variety of colors to delight you


Potted Plants make wonderful gifts



Unique Selection of
Potted Planters






Always fun and new things to see at the Nursery


Beautiful spring Gerbera Daisy! Lovely as a gift or to brighten your early spring yard.



The Garden Center receives wonderful plants!

After the Delivery!


Come see our great variety of plant material

Large selection of trees, shrubs and Deer resistant plants






Shipment in progress





Apples are easy backyard fruit to grow




The cocoa to lavender colors, early to bloom, handsome & bushy…chock full of green leaves, Koko Loco is a treasure in the garden.


The Garden Center receives wonderful plants!

After the Delivery!




Apricots, Cherries, Figs
Nectarines, Peaches
Pears and Persimmons

Planting Guide




Whimsical garden things and so much more!



































































































The Nursery is a Happy Place To Be!

Doris Day roseVisit the nursery soon! Spring is here and we have gorgeous roses for your summer gardens. The garden center is lush with greenery and so many choices.... come soon for the best selections. We have classes throughout the year including special events and demonstrations. Next event is Dad and Me. March 28!


Some new roses Downton Abbey roseare Doris Day pictured right, (Golden Yellow floribunda) which is fragrant with a strong fruity and sweet spice, and Anna's Promise (Pink/copper, Grandiflora) New Downton Abbey rose pictured left. Blueberries are here! Along with Gooseberries, Goji Berries, Raspberries, Mulberries and Blackberries. Enough berries for ya? Also Rhubarb, Horseradish and Asparagus. It's still a great time to plant for mid and late spring annuals and perennials. Plants are a wonderful gift also!

Vegetable and flower seeds for 2015 are here, wonderful choices! There is so much available, so come soon to check out our wonderful plants. Our garden center is situated in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada's, in the gold country of Amador County. The garden center is managed by our daughter, Salye LaBelle, and is located at 18815 Ridge Road, Pine Grove, California. Photo: A variety of seeds are available


Our goal is to provide quality, healthy plants like those pictured here... good service, building great relationships with you, our customers, offering you the finest in garden products, accessories and the latest in horticulture.


We have Japanese maples, birdbaths and lots of new color from Emerisa Gardens! We are getting the rain we needed, and more is on the way. Finish up your garden chores before the cold, cold weather sets in. Photo: Wisteria in full bloom

The nursery is full loaded with beautiful things. Something new is the table top lamp, it would be good for a houseplant on your office desk, or growing your favorite Plant lampherb in the kitchen, pictured here. We feature many great selections from local growers with seasonal shipments of herbs and beautiful perennials and annuals. Check back often as deliveries are weekly and we have something sure to delight you. We also have Blueberries, Raspberries, Thornless Blackberries, Goji Berries, Pomegranates, Olives and Table Grapes! Plant some!

Plant your 2015 garden with delicious fruit trees and beautiful roses! All Dwarf Citrus trees are designed to grow in a pot, so they are easy to protect from the frost. Come see our selections like the Meyer Lemon pictured here, right. You will love our selections!

We have 15 different varieties of peaches including "Belle of Georgia" a white peach that is good for cold areas. New roses include "Coretta Scott King" a creamy white blushing coral-orange Grandiflora. It's a great time to find and to plant the fruit trees and roses you want.

What's new?
*"Coco Loco" a new potting mix made from coconut coir fiber produced from coconut husks which are a renewable resource, it resists compaction, easily rewets and absorbs water evenly for superior aeration.
It's time to spray your peach and nectarine trees with Liqui cop to prevent peach leaf curl and your fruit trees with Horticulture oil if you had insect problems last year. In the Sierra's February would be ideal time to do your hard pruning on your roses. After all, severe frosts.
We also have some natural fungicides and insecticides from Dr Earth that are safe to use....period.
*Seed starting essentials like new Cow Pots, seed starting pots made from composted cow manure.
*New Renee's Seeds "Circus Circus" tricolor carrots ,"Full Moon and Vesuvius" true Thai chilies and "Mikado" Japanese Baby Turnips.
Lots of new things to try!


The Nursery is a happy place to be with blooming shrubs, ground covers, and hardy perennials of many varieties. There is an amazing array for your garden and for gift selections. We also have lovely house plants that make great gifts throughout the year for any occasion. We have wonderful, select choices for plant gifts. We specialize in deer resistant and drought tolerant plants that thrive in the sierra foothills. Our area is Sunset zones 7 and 8. Don't forget to spray your peach trees with Liquicop. The solution will stick better if you apply it with 1% horticulture oil.

We keep our plants in top condition, well-watered and healthy, ready for your garden. Come visit for a wonderful afternoon! Stock up on beautiful plants for your garden! Every season has wonderful plants and shrubs. Trees, perennials also make great gifts for any time of year. We have amazing gift choices!

We carry 4 different blends of seed for lawns in our area, Shade Blend, no Mow (for a  natural meadow look requiring low water),  Bolero Plus, and 90-10. We recommend using Bolero fertilizer which is formulated by the the sod company for our part of the country using special micronutrients to ensure a healthy lawn. They match most sod blends too. Spring and fall are good times to sow new lawns, or repair patches in your lawn. We have several soil additives for every scenario in your garden. See our selections, click Here Delta Bluegrass

We also have an amazing, professional line of products, including Bolero, Bonide for organic gardening needs, Captain Jack's products safe for your fruit, vegetables, citrus and grapes. See our Product page for more garden aids and fine products from Bonide, AgraQuest, Safer, Green Light, Monterey, and Sluggo.  

We have classes throughout the year including special events and demonstrations. Next event is Dad and Me.


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Give the Gift that keeps Growing!
Shopping for a gift? Birthday, Anniversary, Get Well, Best Wishes, Bon Voyage, or Just Because... we have it here

Treating people with old-fashioned kindness and respect

New hours are:
Monday through Saturday, Open 8:30 - 5:00 

Closed Sundays

For more information, call (209) 296-7210
Fax (209) 296-7211

Or e-mail us at gardencenter@volcano.net 
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"Graham" - I love hanging out at the Nursery!

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