Nelson Nursery-Garden Center

25834 Main Street
Zimmerman, MN
Tel: (763) 856-2441
Fax: (763) 856-2440
E-mail us at


Highway 169 - 10 miles north of Elk River - west side of highway.  South edge of Zimmerman.

Hours of Operation: 

Hours vary with the season.  Please call us.

We Specialize In:

A full service garden center offering the largest selection of hardy, northern grown plants in the area to choose from!

We grow most of our own hanging baskets, annuals and perennials.  For the avid perennial gardener, we have one of the largest selections of perennials in the area.  Stop in and see some of the newest varieties.

Nelson Nursery - Garden Center's goal is for customer satisfaction by selling quality products that give long lasting value!

Visit our all new "State of the art" retail garden center!

Let us help you create the "Garden of your dreams."

Staff Specialties:

Mike & Jacie Owners
Katie Annuals (Gdn. Ctr. Mgr.)
Lori Landscape designing, plant disease and insect problems (Gdn. Ctr. Mgr.)
Leanne & Barry Growers
Ellen Perennials, Water Garden

Calendar of Events:

      Quality Plants for Quality Gardens
1st week of April   We open for the Season!
Besides plants we carry a large selection of statuary items, bird houses and gift items.
Last weekend in April 9:00AM - 3:00PM Open House "Spring Preview"
Mid-April to Mid-May   Bareroot Sale - huge selection of shrubs, trees, and evergreens (no pot or dirt - "bare" root)
May   Don't forget Mom!  Huge selection of beautiful hanging baskets and potted plants to choose from.
Late May   Join us for "Wave Rave" Weekend!  See the newest varieties of "wave" petunias, register for prizes.
May Throughout May we offer a huge selection of exceptional quality "Zonal" Geraniums for your Memorial planting needs.
Memorial Day Weekend   Special "Wild West Day" Promotions
June   Don't Forget Dad
Mid September   Zimmerman Krazy Daze Event
Late September   Pumpkins, gourds, cornstalks, straw and decor available for your fall decorating.  This is a great time to plant trees and shrubs.
Mid October   Fall Festival
Late October   Production begins for Christmas Wreaths that we sell nationwide to fundraising groups and nurseries.
Mid-November   Our Christmas Shoppe opens-we have unique gifts and a large display of items for holiday decorating.

We accept Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Personal Checks.

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Come grow with us, you won't be disappointed.


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