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Hands-on holiday workshops are a tradition at Johnson's. Select from new and old favorite classes designed to bloom your creativity! We'll provide the materials, instruction, and care tips. You'll leave with a custom crafted piece for your home or a thoughtful gift. Purchase your workshop online below or in store, but save your spot soon - classes fill up fast.


Gardening Tips

Get earth on your hands.

Cool-Season Lawns

Apply ferti•lome Winterizer to cool-season grasses (fescue, rye or bluegrass) in November. Aside from September, November is the next best time to fertilize cool-season lawns.

Spring Flowering Bulbs

November is the perfect month to plant all spring flowering bulbs. We recommend planting with Back To Nature Cotton Burr Compost, Hi-Yield Bone Meal and Hi-Yield Dutch Bulb Food.

 

Amaryllis

Amaryllis bulbs are very individual and bloom in their own time. Usually it takes 6-10 weeks, but some may bloom in a month and some may flower for Valentine’s Day, so be patient.

Winter Mulch

All plants will benefit from being mulched in the winter. Cedar mulch, cotton burr compost, cottonseed hulls, bark, or even straw can be used to keep the soil temperature even, reducing the freeze and thaw fluctuations that are so damaging to plant roots.

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Marty's Weekly Enews

Local gardening advice & more!

Squirrel, Coulter!!

Squirrel, Coulter!!

There is something fun about wildlife in the backyard. Living not too far from the Arkansas River in the Indian Hills/Riverside Area, it’s not uncommon for me to see red fox, whitetail deer, and even hear reports of coyotes in the neighborhood.
We make a living with what we get, and a life with what we give.

We make a living with what we get, and a life with what we give.

As the weather cools and soup hits the spot, our plant focus has changed at the stores from trees and shrubs to Florida foliage.

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Johnson's Christmas Open House - November 6-15, 2020.

Johnson's Christmas Open House - November 6-15, 2020.

Last week, I mentioned Squeezer’s Palace as a place where we would go for cold treats, milk shakes and chocolate covered bananas.

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What Time is it?

Johnson's Garden Time

Join Marty and Jeremy every Saturday & Sunday morning at 7:55 for Johnson's Garden Time. We'll also post episodes here and on our YouTube Channel.
Enjoy!

  1. Garden Time Backyard Birding
  2. Garden Time Houseplants
  3. Garden Time Christmas Open House
  4. Garden Time Fall Weed Control
  5. Garden Time Fall Fertilization
  6. Garden Time Fall Landscape Cleanup
  7. Garden Time Spring Flowering Bulbs
  8. Garden Time Indoor & Outdoor Insect Control
  9. Garden Time 2020 Pansy Mania
  10. Garden Time Moles & Gophers
  11. Garden Time Seeding Your Lawn in September
  12. Garden Time Fall Container Plant Refresh
  13. Garden Time Fescue Lawn Overseeding
  14. Garden Time Roasted Hatch Green Chile
  15. Garden Time Lawn Renovation Prep
  16. Garden Time Summer Lawns
  17. Garden Time Summer Grassy Weeds
  18. Garden Time Lawn & Landscape Fungi
  19. Garden Time perennials airdate 6132020
  20. Garden Time Mosquito Controls
  21. Garden Time Vegetable Garden Care
  22. Garden Time Landscape Insect Controls
  23. Garden Time Tropical Plants for Summer Color
  24. Garden Time Annuals & Perennials
  25. Garden Time Spring Lawn Weeds
  26. Garden Time Growing Tomatoes
  27. Garden Time container gardening Airdate 4112020
  28. Garden Time Soil Recipe
  29. Garden Time Spring Landscape Cleanup
  30. Garden Time Spring Lawn Care in Kansas
  31. Garden Time Uploads from

A Green Thumb 90 years in the making...

It's still all good in the hood.

Wichita's 4th generation garden center started as a small fruit & vegetable stand in the 1920s on the outskirts of town at the corner of Douglas and West Street in Wichita, KS.  As the business grew, Harold Johnson, with his father Orie, bought 5 acres of land on West 13th Street, and opened Johnson's Garden Center. This location is still operating today!

Fast forward a half century. Wichita's "favorite hometown garden center" is still serving gardeners all over Kansas for over 90 years. We are a 4th generation family owned business, and are committed to providing quality products and excellent service to our customers.

We can't wait to see what the next 90 years have in store for us!