Fall Planting Season

Fall Vegetables

September is here and so begins our wonderful Winter Garden growing season in Merced.     Stop by today and select from a great variety of winter vegetables including, lettuces, broccoli, chard and more!     New to gardening and not sure what to plant? Just ask any of our wonderful employees for guidance.  Our knowledgeable staff is hear to help you make your gardening experience a succuss.

Spring at “The Gardens”

News for Spring 2012

We are now proudly featuring MONROVIA plants at Merced Gardens & Nursery.


Going to the Merced County Fair?  Stop and visit us on Wednesday, June 13th during the Senior Lifestyle Expo from 5:00 – 8:00


Join us at “the Gardens” on June 16 at 11:00 AM for our Container Gardening Class.

Create a beautiful Container Garden to take home with you during our fun and informative container gardening class. A short presentation and demo covering “all the basics” will be followed by a hands-on creation session. During the hands-on session you will create a beautiful container garden: either a “color-pot” or herb container. Our friendly employees will be available to help.

.Cost $25.00  Includes: container, plants, soil, hands on instruction and take home handouts. Limited spots available.

Refreshments will be served. “Observers” welcome!

Reserve your spot today! Call 209 384-0513


On sale now 20% all  MadeInMerced products featuring:

  • Redwood chairs, tables and “Big Foot” step stool by Bill B.
  • Stained glass decor, plant stakes, garden art by Linda R.
  • Reclaimed wood bluebird houses & concrete stepping stones by Mike M.
  • Garden art by Susan Regert

Stop by and browse our variety of artisan products for your garden, patio and home. Support your local small businesses and shop products  MadeInMerced. (click on Made in Merced tab above for a photo gallery!)








Spring at “the Gardens”

Spring has arrived at Merced Gardens.

As Merced’s only locally owned Independent Garden Center & Nursery we work hard to bring you the best varieties of vegetables, bedding plants, landscape plants, fruit trees & more sourced from quality California growers.

Refresh your flower beds

Blooming now: Gazanias, Osteospurmum  (African Daisy), Ice Plant, Nasturtium, Impatiens, Scabiosa, Ranunculus  and Pansies (for that quick splash of color).


 Start a vegetable garden


New this year:  Renee’s Garden Seeds  Our customers requested this wonderful line of seeds sourced from sustainable and organic growers.  Start your seedlings now! Hot this year: Edible Container Gardening and Renee’s Seeds has a variety of specialty seeds just for container planting. Watch our event page for upcoming classes on container gardening!


Starting from seed not your thing? Stop by and pick up your favorite tomato, pepper,  herbs and plants in six packs and 4 inch containers. Just a quick word of warning…the average last date of frost in Merced is April 1st. So if you plant early, be prepared to cover your tender plants if we have a frost warning!



Winter Vegetable Gardening


There is still time for planting, whether you are just getting started or want to add variety to your winter vegetable garden! Today we brought in additional fall vegetables for your planting pleasure. Now available: lettuce-several varieties, swiss chard, spinich, celery, broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage.

A fresh shipment  of Early Burger Red and Sweet Pak Yellow onions also arrived today!


Short on garden space? Think creative planting spaces like this poolside “under the slide” winter garden.





Cold weather splash of color!

Need a splash of color to get you through the winter months? Stop by and browse our selection of snapdragons, violas, pansies and primrose to add to your garden beds or containers. These plants are frost tolerant and with proper care and regular fertilizing, will last until the heat of 2012!

Fall Produce Planting

Recent rain made the soil perfect for planting your fall vegetables! Come in now for a great selection of garden greens and winter produce.

Ornamental Cabbage & Fall Flowers

Need a fresh spark of color in your flower beds?We have a great selection of mums and fall flowers.

Add ornamental cabbage for a unique and new look~~great for containers too!

Don’t forget to order your onion sets!


Fall Planting Season

Now is the time to plant fall garden vegetables. 

Our selection includes: broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, beans, peas, swiss chard, onions, squash, collard greens.

Fall flowers selections include  snap dragons and iclandic poppies.

Now is also a grest time to plant shade,  fruit and ornamental  trees.

We carry a huge variety of popular and unusual trees including crape myrtles, california pepper, corkscrew willow, australian bottle tree, tipu, chinese pistache, raywood ash,  strawberrry tree, camphor, gingko bilova.

New arrivals weekly.