March 10, 2021
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Bird Garden in Wisconsin

Build a Bird Garden in Wisconsin How to Build a Bird Garden in Wisconsin no-repeat;center top;;auto0px Build a Bird Garden in WisconsinWatching backyard birds is relaxing, entertaining, and educational. Seeing a bright red cardinal in the middle of winter is uplifting. A visit from a ruby-throated hummingbird outside the breakfast […]
February 10, 2021

Native Plant Sale

Native Plant Sale Native Plant Sale Available for on-site shopping only.We are currently working with a limited staff.Visit our Retail Department for hours. June is Wisconsin native plant appreciation month at Johnson\’s Nursery. We\’ve teamed up with our friends at Wild Ones to offer native plants enthusiasts an opportunity to […]
February 8, 2021
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RootMaker Containers

What Are RootMaker Containers What Are RootMaker Containers no-repeat;center top;;auto0px What Are RootMaker ContainersRootMaker containers are specialized containers used in the production of plants. Johnson’s Nursery uses them to encourage the growth of a fibrous root system. They are different than the typical, solid-walled container in a few important ways. […]
January 18, 2021
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10 Exciting New Plants in 2021

10 Exciting New Plants in 2021 10 Exciting New Plants in 2021 Another season in the landscape is on the horizon! Now is a great time to trial plants that are new to the market, new to our inventory, or new in a larger quantity. Find a mix of new, […]
January 12, 2021
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2021 Color of the Year & Your Plants

2021 Color of the Year & Your Plants Hopefully, the 2021 Color of the Year will help offset my family’s recently muted New Year’s Eve plans. No bar revelry. No toasting with friends and strangers at midnight. Instead, I spent a contented night at home with my husband and 4-year-old […]
January 16, 2020
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Top Selling Plants [2020 Update]

The top selling plants of 2020 includes a list of the most used plants in from all our customers including municipalities, land managers, and private homeowners. This is a fun insight into the most planted trees, shrubs, evergreens, perennials, and fruit trees in 2020. An amazing realization is that people […]
January 14, 2020
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Fruit Trees Availability

Fruit Trees Availability Updated for 2021 Starting an orchard at your home this season, or are you looking for help maintaining your new first-year fruit trees from last season? You\’ve come to the right place. We grow an assortment of traditional favorite apple trees, cherry trees, peach trees, pear trees, […]
December 31, 2017
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Water Your Plants

Water Your Plants Water Your Plants Don’t forget to water your plants! Proper watering of a newly installed plant is critical to its establishment and future growth. Though watering may seem like a simple task, proper watering is a complex subject that does not easily offer a one-size-fits-all guideline for […]
December 31, 2017
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Understanding Nursery Stock Sizes

Understanding Nursery Stock Sizes Understanding Nursery Stock Sizes There’s no universally agreed upon unit of measurement for nursery stock. The common sizes for plants are caliper, container size, and height (inches or feet). In any of those 3 sizes, it’s safe to equate a small number (or lower size) with […]
December 31, 2017
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Wisconsin Native Plant Guide

While browsing the Wisconsin Native Plant Guide, double click on the page to zoom in/out. ** Download button in upper left corner ** *Hardcopies are available for purchase at our nursery.no-repeat;center top;;auto Shop Johnson\’s Nursery For Wisconsin Native Plants We\’re a third-generation family-owned business who passionately pursues the goal of […]
December 31, 2017
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Planting Trees, Evergreens & Shrubs

How to Plant & Handle Trees, Evergreens & Shrubs Properly planting trees is one of the best investments you can make for the long-term health of your trees. When done properly, your plants will flourish and cause less heartache in the future. These recommendations are from decades of experience and […]
December 31, 2017
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Plant Reference Guide

Plant Reference Guide **While browsing the Plant Reference Guide, double click on the page to zoom in/out.** *Hardcopies are available for purchase in-store. Plant Reference Guide The Plant Reference Guide is the hardcopy catalog of commonly grown and stocked plants at Johnson’s Nursery in Menomonee Falls. The guidebook is divided […]
December 31, 2017
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Pruning & Your Plants

Pruning & Your Plants Pruning & Your Plants There are a few different methods of pruning shrubs and evergreens. Heading and thinning cuts are commonly used for most species. Rejuvenative pruning and the haircut method may also be used selectively. Pruning can be dangerous and fatal to your plants if […]
December 30, 2017
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We Plan-You Plant

WPYP Content We Plan – You Plant Many people enjoy DIY – cut your own beds, install your own plants, and lay your own mulch! But most people don’t know the correct plants, proper design aesthetic, or the size that plants mature to. Our designers will create for you a […]
December 30, 2017
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Bark Mulch

Bark Mulch Spring means it\’s time to reapply a fresh coat of bark mulch. It\’s easier to install new, fresh bark mulch in your landscape beds before the perennials have a chance to emerge. Mulching in your beds suppresses weeds, maintains moisture, protects roots through winter, and adds nutrients to […]