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Garden Tip

Pinching Basil: To form sturdy plants with nice branching, pinch basil stems regularly just above a pair of leaf nodes. Use fresh basil leaves for pesto and other cooking!

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Shady Acres Nursery
5725 S. Martin Road
New Berlin, WI 53146
2017 Calendar of Events

Pre-registration is appreciated for selected events.
Please call our garden center to register 262-679-1610.
No registration is required for Feature Days.
April 15 Garden Center Opens for the Season!
April 26 Presentation: "Basic Steps to a Perennial Garden"
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April 29 Feature Day: "New Perennials at Shady Acres"
more info
May 13 & 14 Mother's Day Weekend
Kids Planting Project: Create a Gift for Mom more info
May 20 & 21 Planting Project: "Crazy Container Contest" more info
May 29 Memorial Day: Special Hours 9:00am to 4:00pm
June is Perennial Gardening Month!
June 3 Feature Day: "Incredible Herbs" more info
June 17 & 18 Feature Day: "Hosta Hoopla" more info
July 4 Independence Day (Closed)
July 15 Feature Day: "Native Plants" more info
July 15 Nursery Tour:"Behind the Scenes at Shady Acres"
more info
July 30 Garden Center closes for the season.
Our garden center does not have regular hours in August, September and October. If you are in need of perennials during these late summer/early fall months, please contact us for availability. We will be happy to assemble your plants and arrange a convenient time for pick up.

Call 262-679-1610 or email