Local Love: The Baker Nursery

Baker Nursery: Local Love : Upward Projects Blog

The Baker Nursery (on 40th st and Osborn) is on our list of awesome local businesses to check out if you haven’t yet. It’s kind of a Phoenix staple that Jim and Collette Baker opened 1968. Next year marks it’s 45th anniversary!

Baker Nursery: Local Love : Upward Projects Blog
Baker Nursery: Local Love : Upward Projects Blog

Now’s the time to start getting those garden beds prepped and getting the seeds planted for your Fall garden and you can start with your late-summer-full-sun veggies and herbs. Plant tomatoes, peppers, and basil today, you’ll have them on your dinner table in 45 days, yes!!

Baker Nursery: Local Love : Upward Projects Blog
Baker Nursery: Local Love : Upward Projects Blog

Remember it’s crucial to use organic materials for your home gardens because you’ll grow stronger healthier plants without all those unnecessary additives; Baker has a great stock of locally made soil amendments and organic fertilizers, and their friendly staff are very knowledgeable and helpful.

Baker Nursery: Local Love : Upward Projects Blog

No garden space? Check out Baker’s Wine Barrel Gardens for sale at the nursery!

Baker Nursery: Local Love : Upward Projects Blog

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