Set the stage for a lifetime of home gardening!
Access to nutritious foods, physical activity and mental health
“For me, getting outside in the yard and garden, that’s how I deal with stress…. I just like that feel of the dirt between my fingers, and that’s my stress reliever.”
If you’d like support growing your own garden at home, here are some fantastic local resources to help.
A to Z Supply
Offers a nice selection of irrigation supplies and an outdoor nursery for veggies starts and bags of compost and amendments in Grass Valley.www.atozsupply.com
B & C Home and Garden Center
Carries tools, soil and amendments, seeds and starts, as well as some irrigation supplies in Grass Valley. www.acehardware.com/store-details/16809
Four Seasons Landscape Materials
Selling a variety of bulk soil mixes, compost and amendments, sand, stone, and other hardscapes in Penn Valley. www.fourseasonsmaterials.com
Nevada County Master Gardeners Publish a comprehensive growing guide for Western Nevada County, and offer workshops and a hotline for questions. www.ncmg.ucanr.org
Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
Offers a very large variety of seeds, tools, amendments, irrigation, starts, soil and compost in bags and bulk in Grass Valley. Fantastic website with lots of information, instructional videos, etc. www.groworganic.com Keep an eye on their Facebook page for upcoming events, classes, and workshops!
Rare Earth Landscape Materials
Selling a large variety of bulk soil mixes, compost and amendments, sand, stone, and other landscape materials in Grass Valley. www.rareearthlandscapematerials.com
Society of Garden Goddesses offer local classes, workshops and tours for organic and sustainable minded gardeners. www.gardengoddesses.org
Sweetland Garden Mercantile
Seeds, starts, other growing supplies, including a very large variety of organic soil amendments and organic fertilizers. Located in North San Juan. www.sweetlandgm.com
Vital Garden Supply
Organic soil, fertilizers, and amendments. All of the products offered are certified with the California Department of Food & Agriculture. Located in Nevada City. www.vitallandscaping.com
Sierra Gardens Blog
Find seasonal gardening tips for the Sierra Nevada Foothills to help you know what to plant and when, how to harvest, and tips and strategies for common gardening challenges. Check it out!