January 15, 2020

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 […]
January 14, 2020
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Fruit Trees Availability

Fruit Trees List Fruit Trees Availability Updated for 2020 Starting an orchard at your home this season? Looking for advice on how to maintain your fruit trees? You\’ve come to the right place. We grow an assortment of traditional favorite apple trees, cherry trees, peach trees, pear trees, and plum […]
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 […]
July 17, 2017
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Plant Sex

Plant Sex Wisconsin summers are like a tumultuous love affair. They can fluctuate from hot and steamy to cold and rainy in the course of one night. Did you know that summer love affairs are happening all around us in broad daylight? Plants everywhere are fornicating, right in front of […]
July 26, 2015
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Cherry Pits of July

Cherry Pits of July July is here. Time for the pits of summer. Hot, dusty, dry, mosquitoes, deer flies, etc. No wait! That is the wrong list. I really mean the pits that I so relish each July. Cherry pits. And lots of them. The best sight in July is […]
February 21, 2015
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Plum Tree Fruit Harvest 2015

Plum Tree Fruit Harvest 2015 It is that time of year again. Harvest time. Time to pick and enjoy all those luscious fall fruits that hopefully you previously planted in your backyard so you can reap the fall harvest too. If you did not plan ahead and get fruit trees […]
August 31, 2012
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Going to Drought School – Class of 2012

Going to Drought School – Class of 2012 We talk about the drought of 2012, just like the old timers talk about the drought of ‘88, and the real old timers talk about the drought of ‘36. 2012 had an amazing stretch of weather, and just like the droughts of […]
July 31, 2012
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Ornamental Onion Comparison

Ornamental Onion Comparison Genus: Allium The ornamental onion (Allium) family includes a selection European varieties and a Wisconsin native! They\’re noted for their grass-like foliage and round or drooping flower blossoms during summer. You may recognize its round, golf-ball size (globe shape) flowers. The flower colors range from white to […]
July 29, 2012
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Clematis Comparison

Clematis Comparison Clematis Comparison Genus: Clematis The clematis family includes a 250+ species with various native origins on nearly every continent. Here in Wisconsin, there are a few cultivars that perform well and are reliable hardy, like Sweet Autumn and Superba Jackman. Mature sizes vary, but in general as a […]
April 5, 2012
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Daylilies Comparison

Daylilies Comparison Daylilies Comparison Genus: Hemerocallis Johnson’s Nursery is proud to grow and stock many of the Midwest\’s most popular daylily cultivars. The botanical name for daylily is Hemerocallis which is formed from two Greek words meaning “beauty” and “day”. Aptly named, since each flower will only last one day, […]