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!



Holiday Open House

Saturday December 17, 2011     

9:00 am – 5:00 pm


Please join us for some holiday cheer!

Enjoy some hot cider and holiday treats while you browse our
selection of seasonal plants and unique gifts. Our cider is made with Stephanie’s
favorite “Aspen Mulling Spices” which is available today for the special price
$3.99 a carton.


 ***Poinsettias Buy 1 get 1 Free***


Plants for the Holidays and Beyond

Shop our variety of  living Christmas trees and shrubs including, blue spruce, juniper, pyracantha, holly and a selection of “decorated” rosemary bushes. These will add a fragrant and festive touch to any holiday
home décor and can be planted in your yard to enjoy for many years to come.

Gift Baskets

Choose from a variety of gift baskets for your favorite gardener or bird lover (supplies are limited so shop early!)


We also have a limited number of full size Steel Wagon Wheels for your yard….specially priced at $34.99

Give a gift that keeps on giving……..

Seeds for Pups/Organic Grow Kit

Profits from the purchase of this organic grow kit funds the training of service
dogs for Iraq & Afghanistan war vets.


Special Storewide Holiday Sale includes:

  • 50 % off all Holiday Décor.
  • 30% off all solar lighting
  • 30% off All Sunday Afternoon UVF Sun Protective
  • 30 % off All Birdhouse & Birdfeeders
  • Special clearance section – up to 75% off.

We hope to see you soon!

Happy Holidays from our garden to yours.




Small Business Saturday – November 26th


Come shop at Merced Gardens on November 26th. It’s the second annual Small Business Saturday®, when people across the country come out and shop to support their favorite local small businesses.


We have added a selection of unique “gifts for the garden and more” in our retail shop for your holiday shopping pleasure. Our Small Business Saturday in store promotion includes 30 – 50% off “gifts for the garden and more” and a special clearance section with savings up to 70%.


Receive a $25.00 credit on your American Express Card!

Register your American Express credit card, shop at your favorite registered small business (we hope it’s Merced Gardens!) and receive a $25.00 credit on your American Express statement.


It’s like getting $25.00 in free merchandise! Offer available on Small Business Saturday only!

Remember~~you MUST register with American Express in advance…Check here  to see the details and register your card.


Want to keep up with the daily buzz at Merced Gardens?  Visit and “like” our Facebook  page.


We hope to see you as we celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 26th from 9:00 am ~ 5:00 pm.


Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours from the staff at Merced Gardens,


Brad, Stephanie, Lisa and Richard.



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.