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December 30, 2017
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Introductions & Originations

Introductions & Originations Johnson’s Nursery Originals; J.N. Plant Selections Introductions Johnson’s Nursery is proud to have numerous nationally recognized plants that originated in our fields. You may be familiar with trees and shrubs touting the cultivar names of ‘J.N. Select’, ‘J.N. Upright’, or ‘J.N. Select A’. These are plants that […]
December 30, 2017
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Container Grown Trees

Container Grown Trees Container Grown Trees Johnson’s Nursery grows a variety of container trees, adding to the diversity of our growing operations and range of plants available to our wholesale clients. We appreciate the opportunity to serve and provide you with quality nursery stock. Contact your wholesale salesperson for availability […]
December 29, 2017
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Grow Agreements

Grow Agreements Grow Agreements Simplify Logistics Why A Grow Agreement? If you’ve ever been excited about a big project only to discover your initial vision and goals were diluted because your preferred plant material was not available in the quantities or sizes you wanted. If you’ve ever had to answer […]
October 6, 2017

Fall Planting

Fall Planting Fall Planting In the fall, I am asked the same question over and over: Is it too late to plant? The answer? Not at all. But it is a good idea to get perennials and evergreens in the ground by mid-October. You want to give perennials enough time […]
April 5, 2017
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Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring Officially, the calendar says March 20th is the Vernal Equinox and the first day of spring. But in Wisconsin, where a snowstorm might still be around the corner, I know that spring isn’t official until I see certain signs every year. Sign #1 – Migrating birds start […]
April 1, 2017
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Harvest Windows & Dig Times

Harvest Windows Throughout the spring season, we hear from a lot of panicked people who think that their trees have to be in the ground by June. So not true! Trees merely have certain times of the year that they will tolerate having their roots physically cut and dug out […]
March 12, 2017
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Redbud in Wisconsin

Redbud in Wisconsin Here at Johnson’s Nursery we have been growing Redbud trees almost since the beginning of our time. These are beautiful small trees that get to about 20 to 25 feet tall and wide, with a somewhat rounded outline. In flower they are absolutely stunning! They have magenta, […]
February 15, 2017
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Timing Is Everything

Timing Is Everything I’ve heard it said a hundred times, “in life, timing is everything”. I believe this is true in life, love and horticulture. Success or failure depends on it. In my life, if I hadn’t met my love, Lori, when I was a 21 year old, wide-eyed hippie […]
September 14, 2016
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Planting Container Trees in Fall

Planting Container Trees in Fall Planting Container Trees in Fall How timing and plant selection can decrease stress on plant and person alike. Fall is a great time for planting trees. It’s a total win-win. Trees don’t like to be moved, it stresses them out. Planting container trees in fall […]
February 7, 2014
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Tree Cycles

Tree Cycles at Johnson’s Nursery The Stages of Production of Seedling B&B Trees Remember way back when, before you even had training wheels, when you had a tricycle. I do. I still have mine! In this Plant Talk, I’m going to talk about another kind of cycle–a tree cycle, that […]
November 30, 2000
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Boxwood Blight Compliance

Boxwood Blight Boxwood Blight — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – As of Friday, November 30, 2018, Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ has signed the boxwood cleanliness Compliance Agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). In July of 2018, Wisconsin DATCP made its first detection of boxwood blight (Calonectria […]