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Best Nursery: Front Yard Nursery

If you have star thistle in your yard, but your camel got away and you forgot to get some goats, you have a problem. Fortunately, Front Yard Nursery has a number of solutions you might try to rid yourself of those little green and yellow horrors of the foothills. With drought-resistant plants, all kinds of trees and bushels of […]

Best Garden Store: Front Yard Nursery

This is the time of year to plant spring blooming bulbs and fertilize with bulb food. Also, Front Yard Nursery recommends aerating your lawn. If you let it go to save water, now that it is cool and the rainy season is due you can reseed and fertilize your lawns before it gets too cold. […]

October 02, 2014 | Posted in Readers Choice 2014 | Leave a reply

Best Nursery: Front Yard Nursery

Now is the time to order bare root plants. Make your reservations at Front Yard Nursery for fruit and nut trees, table grapes and olive trees. Special orders can be made for chestnut trees. Try fruiting mulberry trees. There is nothing like a mulberry pie, if you can beat the birds to the purple berries. […]

October 02, 2014 | Posted in Readers Choice 2014 | Leave a reply

4-2-12 Front Yard Nursery gardening tips

APRIL GARDEN RECOMMENDATIONS: The Front Yard Nursery newsletter offers the following April gardening tips: – April 15th is the estimated last frost date for the Placerville area; El Dorado Hills estimated date is April l; and Pollock Pines is May 1. – Sow annual flowers and warm season vegetables outdoors after the last frost. – […]

Customers come first at the Front Yard Nursery

Front Yard Nursery is celebrating 20 years in business and to mark the occasion will have a big sale on March 24 and 26. Customers will get 15 percent off all purchases and be treated to popcorn, lemonade and raffle prizes. With the arrival of spring, the sale comes at the perfect time to get […]

1-23-12 Front Yard Nursery gardening advice

FEBRUARY GARDENING TIPS: The Front Yard Nursery newsletter offered the following gardening advice for February: “- Apply third and final dormant spray on fruit trees (just before bud break) – this is the most important of the three sprays. – Fertilize annuals and perennials with a low nitrogen starter fertilizer or rose & flower food. […]

Best Nursery/garden store: Front Yard Nursery

There’s nothing that will improve a home’s appearance more than gorgeous, plentiful plants that are top quality and guaranteed to thrive in the El Dorado County environment. You’re sure to find the best selection and value from the knowledgeable folks at Front Yard Nursery. 5801 Mother Lode Drive Placerville 530-626-3494

9-14-11 Front Yard Nursery newsletter offers garden tips

GARDEN ADVICE FOR SEPTEMBER: The Front Yard Nursery newsletter offers the following garden tips for September: -” Lawn repair: rough up bare spots with a rake, scratch in grass seed, cover with mulch and keep moist. – Prune berry bushes to the ground when they finish fruiting. Train up new canes. – Plant snapdragons, pansies, […]

4-22-11 Front Yard Nursery newsletter

PUT ON THOSE WORK GLOVES: “-Plant warm season vegetable seeds or starts. -Prune spring blooming shrubs immediately after bloom. -Check roses for aphids and hose off plants if you find any. Feed roses with systemic fertilizer if needed. -Start a new lawn from seed or sod. Stop by for a free planting guide. -Thin fruit […]

Front Yard Nursery

Best Nursery/Garden Store: The deer have been wreaking havoc with your perfect roses, and you’ve had enough. Go to Front Yard Nursery and not only will they educate you about “deer-proof” plantings, but they will let you know what kinds of plants and flowers do best in the foothills climate. Most of the plants and […]

Nursery trailer catches fire

The office of the Front Yard Nursery on Mother Lode Drive in Placerville was damaged by a small fire Wednesday morning.

Cal Fire personnel from “across the way” received a call to the fire at 7:36 a.m., Diamond Springs Fire Chief Bryan Ransdell said. They were first on scene five minutes later. Diamond Springs Fire, El Dorado County Fire and Cameron Park Fire all quickly arrived and “within 10 minutes” the fire was contained, said Ransdell, who led the firefighting operation.

Heard over the back fence: Garden Tips

HE TRAIN IS LEAVING: 
The El Dorado Western Railroad offers rides on Sundays from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Last ride is at 2:30 p.m. The Dec. 20 ride will be at the El Dorado station located next to the El Dorado Community Hall in the township of El Dorado. Rides are about 40 minutes long, round […]

Heard over the back fence: Christmas Craft Fair

NOVEMBER GARDEN SUGGESTIONS: 
The Front Yard Nursery Newsletter offers the following gardening suggestions for November: • Knock down basins around trees so rain will drain off. • Plant spring blooming bulbs. Be sure to use bulb food or bone meal and amend the soil. • Transplant trees, shrubs and perennials. Amend the soil before planting […]

Heard over the back fence: Take a Hike

TAKE A HIKE!
 A Wakamatsu historical tour is scheduled for Oct. 3 and Oct. 25. During this tour, docents give a tour 10 a.m.-noon of this farmland with wildlife habitat, diverse cultural history and productive farming soils. The 272-acre site has lake, ponds, original 1854 farmhouse, Okei San’s gravesite and turn-of-the-century barn and dairy. Wakamatsu Tea and […]

Heard over the back fence: Breakfast in the Pines

BREAKFAST IN THE PINES:
 The Sierra Ridge Interact Club invites everyone to attend a Community Breakfast on Sept. 19 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center. The breakfast includes sausage, pancakes, scrambled eggs, coffee/hot chocolate and juice. The cost is $1.50 for seniors, $3 for general admission and $7 for families. Breakfast is […]

Heard over the back fence: Huge Rummage Sale

STUDENT SUCCESS STORY: 
Officials at Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn., have informed us that Emily Dess recently received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. Emily is the daughter of David and Sandra Dess of El Dorado Hills. Congratulations, Emily! Your future looks very bright! HUGE RUMMAGE SALE:
 The St. Patrick Ladies Society’s annual huge […]

Heard over the back fence: Garden tips for July

GARDEN TIPS FOR JULY: 
The Front Yard Nursery newsletter offers the following July garden tips: “Saturday, July 4 — Happy Independence Day! We’re closed in honor of the holiday. • Harvest vegetables regularly. Old fruit left on the plant will inhibit production. • Water early in the day to prevent disease. Mulch to maintain moisture. Keep […]

Heard over the back fence: Food for the Needy

HUNTER SAFETY CLASS: 
A “Hunter Safety Class” for ages 10 and up is scheduled for Saturday, June 20 from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at the Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. This is an all-day class. Please bring No. 2 pencil and lunch. Obtain a class book from the CSD and/or study online at […]

Foothill Garden Tour features five stops

The Foothill Garden Club of the Mt. Aukum area is celebrating its 57th year of dedicated gardeners and community involvement by hosting another fabulous garden tour of five diversified and unique gardens nestled in the foothills. It takes place on Saturday, May 30 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Nestled in the lovely Shenandoah Valley […]

Worm farming for kids

EDITOR: This spring I went to the Front Yard Nursery with my family and learned about worm farms. This inspired me to do my enviromercial for Nature Bowl on worm farming. Worm farming is good because when you throw away your kitchen scraps they normally go to the landfill. In the landfill, these kitchen scraps […]

Heard over the back fence: Garden tours and more

WILD TURKEY BANQUET: The local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting its first annual banquet on Friday, May 15 at the American Legion facility at 4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event will include dinner, raffles, silent and live auctions, games and a warm atmosphere. The cost is […]

See gardens and more at Shakespeare event

The Placerville Shakespeare Club is hosting a Garden Tour on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The tour will feature two gardens in the charming Placerville historical district, the stunning Boeger Winery garden, two delightful gardens in the beautiful Camino area and one south county garden with forever views. In addition, the historic Placerville […]

Heard over the back fence: Learn to skateboard

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS: The Clarksville Region Historical Society will meet on April 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the El Dorado Hills Library, 7455 Silva Valley Parkway. Students of Mr. Hodgin’s Oak Ridge High School’s history class will offer history presentations. The public is invited. DANCE NIGHT AT SHINGLE SPRINGS: On Friday, May 1, you can enjoy […]

At a glance: Play ball

The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council is predicting that Major League Baseball fans will eat more than 18.5 million hot dogs and nearly 4.2 million sausages in 2015. The combined hot dog and sausage consumption could stretch from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia to Chase Field in Phoenix and the hot dog total alone […]

Heard over the back fence: Brining and pickling

EASTER EGG HUNT:
 Mother Lode Lions is sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 5, at 1 p.m. at Indian Creek School, 6701 Green Valley Road, Placerville. Don’t be late, the egg hunt starts at 1 p.m. sharp. JOIN THE HIKERS: On April 12, you can join Tim and Angela Jackson from 8 a.m.-noon […]

Heard over the back fence: Planning your estate

MACARONI AND CHEESE LUNCH:
 Today’s Senior Lunch is macaroni and cheese casserole, green beans, applesauce, juice, biscuit and milk. This $3 lunch is for seniors 60 years and older. For lunch location nearest to your address, call 530-621-6160. COMMUNITY BREAKFAST:
 The Sierra Ridge Interact Club (a Rotary-sponsored youth service club) is offering a “Community Breakfast” […]

Local couple wins wildfire mitigation award

Logtown residents Ken and Nancy Hasse recently learned they are among only 21 individuals and organizations nationwide to be honored with a 2015 Wildfire Mitigation Award. The first year they are being given out, the awards are jointly sponsored by the National Association of State Foresters, the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Forest […]

Heard over the back fence: Dance night at Shingle Springs

NEIGHBORLY UNLOVE? My buddy John Chapman gave me the following T-shirt statement: “God Bless Everyone, Except My Neighbors.” DANCE NIGHT FUN! On Feb. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m., you can dance at the Shingle Springs Community Center, 4440 South Shingle Rd. DJ Jamie Faw will provide the music. Light refreshments will be served. A $5 donation […]

Heard over the back fence: Go the extra mile

HURRY SLOWLY: The “Live and Learn and Pass It On” book notes the following life lesson: “I’ve learned that the best way to attend to any problem is to hurry slowly.” — Age 68 GO THE EXTRA MILE: In connection with “Extra Mile America,” Placerville Mayor Carl Hagen has declared Nov. l as “Extra Mile Day.” . […]

Harvest Festival is fun for all

What: Gold Oak Harvest Festival Who: Gold Oak School parents Where: Gold Oak School, 3171 Pleasant Valley Road in Placerville When: Saturday, Oct. 25, from 4-7 p.m. Cost: No admission, charge for some items Information: 530-626-3160   Every year hundreds of kids, moms, dads, grandparents and neighbors come to the Gold Oak Harvest Festival. This fabulous event will be […]

Things to do: Oct. 3, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Oct. 6 through Nov. 2, is featuring Dory Schachner, graphic artist. Also featured this month are woodworker Ken Jones and painter Jean Stiles. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. FRIDAY Partners in Care is presenting “An Evening of Laughter with Jack Gallagher” […]

Heard over the back fence: Pumpkin contest Sunday

SKIP TO MY LOU: Paul Chafer forwarded the following “How to Maintain a Healthy Level of Insanity in Retirement” recommendation: “Skip down the street rather than walk and see how many looks you get.” PUMPKIN CONTEST: The Front Yard Nursery has scheduled their pumpkin contest for Sunday, Oct. 5, at the Nursery at 5801 Mother Lode Dr., […]

At a glance: Game on

With baseball’s post season underway and the World Series still down the road, it is interesting to note the first World Series started on Oct. 1 in 1903. The National League’s Pittsburgh Pirates ace Deacon Phillippe beat Cy Young of the American League’s Boston Pilgrims. The first World’s Championship Series was a best-of-nine format. Cy Young came […]

Vegetable gardening success just a few steps away

A fall vegetable garden will add flavor to any yard. Here’s what Front Yard Nursery recommends to achieve delicious gardening success: What to grow: Now’s the time to plant bok choi, carrots, cauliflower, chard, garlic, some varieties of lettuce, onions and shallots, parsley, snow peas, radishes and spinach. Temperature and weather conditions vary year to year […]

Let’s talk trees

Mother Nature is arguably at her best when the weather turns cool and the trees come alive with vibrant reds, yellows and purples. Don’t admire this color palette at a distance when you can have it in your own yard. Now’s the time to plant your own beautiful trees, according to Front Yard Nursery owner Kristie […]

Heard over the back fence: Hawks and owls to visit Pollock Pines

AVOID SMALL THINKERS: A glance at the “Bits and Pieces” magazine reveals the following recommendation: “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” — Mark Twain MEET YOUR LOCAL OWL: On Aug. 20, at 3 p.m., the […]

Heard over the back fence: Save water!

DEFINITION OF FRUSTRATION: Jewel Blair-Smith forwarded the following “Deep Thoughts” quote: “Frustration is trying to find your glasses without your glasses.” SAVE WATER IN YOUR HOUSE: Complimentary water-efficiency devices and services are available to EID and city of Placerville customers. To save water inside your house or office, the following devices and services are available: “Request low-flow bathroom […]

June Garden Tips

JUNE GARDEN TIPS: The Front Yard Nursery newsletter offers the following garden tips: ” – Rebuild watering basins around trees and shrubs for deep watering. – Protect ripening fruit with bird netting or scare tactics such as reflective tape, plastic owls, old CDs, plastic snakes, old neck ties, or wind chimes. Put up just as […]

California rambling: Iris Hill

In October, the area surrounding Camino is rightly named Apple Hill. Though, in May, it should be called Iris Hill.  That’s because during May, Nancy and Mike Visman’s “High Sierra Iris and Wedding Gardens” at 3170 Hassler Road is a riot of blooming irises. There, on one hillside acre, 1,100 varieties of colorful irises emit […]

Gardening tips for March

GARDENING TIPS FOR MARCH: The Front Yard Nursery offers the following gardening tips for March: ” – Put yellow jacket traps out early to trap the Queen. – Plant cool season vegetables. Sow warm season veggies indoors. See us for planting guide. – Rototill gardens and add organic matter. Do a soil test to see […]

Garden woes: Nurseries offer tips during drought

The neighborhood nursery industry has become a vanishing species due to the economy of the past few years. “It’s been brutal,” said Chris Aycock, manager for El Dorado Nursery. “I’ve never worked so hard for so little. There was a time when you couldn’t even give a tree away.”

With many losing their homes to foreclosure, few chose to continue to maintain their yards. So, local nurseries adapted.

“We cut back our landscaping crews and really expanded the nursery,” said Lexi High of Green Valley Nursery.

Heard over the back fence: Merry Christmas!

CHIPMUNK ADVICE: John Chapman provided the following “Advice from a Chipmunk” T-shirt statement: “Be playful * Hit the ground running * It’s OK to be a little cheeky * Earn your stripes * Plan ahead * Be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed * Stay chipper!” DECEMBER GARDENING TIPS:
 The Front Yard Nursery’s newsletter offers the following garden tips […]

November Garden Tips

NOVEMBER GARDEN TIPS: The Front Yard Nursery Newsletter notes the following November gardening recommendations: “- Knock down basins around trees so rain will drain off. – Plant spring blooming bulbs. Be sure to use bulb food or bone meal and amend the soil. – Transplant trees, shrubs, and perennials. Amend the soil before planting and […]

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