Solar Water Pumping Class – April 1

Solar Water Pumping Class – April 1


Pump Water Using the Power of the Sun!

April 1, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:30pm

Using water can be costly. Learn how to set up a solar water pump using your well or even a pond. This class is ideal for off-grid folks who want to learn more about solar water pumping, new systems available and reducing the costs of pumping water.

Free Class. Call (530) 292-9000 to RSVP.

Taught by Solar Cowboyz and held in the back yard of Sweetland Garden Mercantile:
29435 State Highway 49, North San Juan, CA 95960.

March Into Spring Sales

Plan Ahead for Spring Planting and Save!

FoxFarm Ocean Forest pallet

Ocean Forest Pallet Sale

This Foxfarm product is a complete and ready-to-go amended product. Additional fertilization is not needed the first few weeks. Ocean Forest contains aged forest compost, sandy loam, peat moss, perlite, earth worm castings, bat guano, fish emulsion, crab meal, shrimp meal. 3.2 Cubic Yards/62 bags in a pallet. Now just $610 per pallet!

Vermisoil by Vermicrop Organics

VermiSoil Pallet Sale

VermiSoil 1.5 Cubic foot bags are ready to go, light and fluffy and easy to use. VermiSoil contains quality test thermophilic compost, vermi worm castings, peat, coir fiber, oyster shell, greensand, feather meal, blood meal, bone meal, bat guano and several strains of mycorrhizae. CDFA, organic input materials used. A Vermicrop Organics product. 3 Cubic Yards/55 bags in a pallet. Also just $610 per pallet!

Sunshine Advanced Mix #4

Sunshine Advanced Mix #4 Pallet Sale

This SunGro formula, written up in High Times, was created for hydroponic use, and is being successfully used for outdoor production. It has excellent water retention, drainage and aeration characteristics. It is a light and fluffy mix, with light amendments, mycorrizhal fungi, and has a patented silicon resilience water retention chemistry that is OMRI Certified and can be used for organic production. 3 cubic bales-expand to 6 cubic feet, 35 bales per pallet, so potentially 7.7 cubic yards of mix. $1050 per pallet for a limited time only!

Salamander Soil by Foxfarm

And New to Sweetland this year…

Salamander Soil

This Foxfarm product is lighter than Happy Frog or Ocean Forest and excellent for potted and outdoor plants. It contains coir fiber, perlite, worm castings, bat guano, dolomite lime and beneficial bacteria and fungi. 15% OFF bag price only.

SunGro Black Gold Natural and Organic Soil

Black Gold Bagged Products

Certified organic, Sun Gro bags up Black Gold products in many forms:

  • Black Gold Natural and Organic Potting Soil
  • Black Gold Seedling Mix
  • Just Coir
  • Black Gold Compost

15% OFF bag price only.

LE Cooke Comice Pear

L.E. Cooke Bareroots!

Buy 4 get one free! Bareroot fruit trees from L.E. Cooke: Comice, Fan Cris and Shinseiki Pears, Mission Figs, Persian Mulberries, Granny Smith, Fuji and Mutsu Apples, Thompson grapes and more!

These special prices are good only until March 31, 2017, so hurry in!

Late Winter Specials

Don’t Let a Little Rain Keep You From These Specials!

Ocean Forest Pallet Sale

Buy a pallet of FoxFarm Ocean Forest Potting Soil, SAVE $40!

There are 62 bags per pallet.

Call us at (530) 292-9000 for full details.

Blueberry from L.E. Cooke

L.E. Cooke Bareroots

15% off L.E. Cooke bareroot nursery stock:

Patriot Blueberry, O’Neal Blueberry, Chandler Blueberry, Fall Gold Raspberry, U.C. 72 Asparagus, Flame Seedless Grape.

Get ’em before they’re all sold out!

These sale prices are good until March 15, 2017.

Bare-Root Trees and January Specials

Happy New Year!

bareroot fruit and nut trees

Bare-root Fruit and Nut Trees Have Arrived!

The bare-root fruit and nut trees from our very own local non-profit group the Felix Gillet Institute are here. These are heritage trees that are made with scions collected regionally from old heritage trees. We also have bare-root trees from LE Cooke, including dwarf varieties!

A wide variety of locally-adaptable apples, pears, cherries, walnuts, chestnuts, plums, and peaches, are now available but stock is limited, so come in soon to get the best choices.

New Cold-season Starts

Asparagus, blue berries and strawberry starts are in as well. We also have garlic bulbs from Territorial Seeds. Territorial Seed Company prides themselves on organic, non-GMO and biodynamic seeds. Get them before they are gone!

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VermiFire Special

Hands-down one of the best soils on the market, VermiFire is a locally-made, highly-amended soil with a base of coir, redwood peat, compost, worm castings and endomycorrihizal fungi. This soil is ready to go for established plants or to help amend an existing bed. VermiFire is available in bags, totes or in bulk. During January and February, if you buy 45 yards of VermiFire, you get 5 yards free! Call for prices and freight costs.

organic pesticide by doctor zymes

January Specials

Cloning supplies are 20% off until the end of January.

Doctor Zymes, an OMRI listed, organic pest control product which kills ALL mites, thrips, aphids, whiteflies and their larvae and eggs. Is 20% off this month. This product is made out of citric acid, yeast enzymes and potassium sorbate, is non-GMO, biodegradable and non-toxic.

There are some lingering end-of-the-year products that are still on sale. Come in today to discover these special bargains.

Key To Life innoculants and microbes

New Products

Key to Life microbes and innoculants. This company grows its own bacterial and fungal innoculants. These innoculants help prevent problems and strengthen the immune system in plants.

Learn more about Key To Life’s innovative garden products at

The Bare-roots are Coming, The Bare-roots are Coming!

The Bare-roots are Coming, The Bare-roots are Coming!

Bare-root fruit and nut trees and berries by L.E. Cooke Company and the Felix Gillet Institute (from right here on the San Juan Ridge!) will be arriving the first week of January.

Supply is limited, so for the very best variety selection, be sure to come in as soon as they arrive!

L.E. Cooke

Here is a list of the L.E. Cooke varieties that we’ll have available. Descriptions available at


Fuji Apple
  • Fuji
  • Granny Smith
  • Jonagold
  • Mutsu


  • Bada Bing
  • Black Tartarian
  • Rainer


  • Fan-Cris
  • Shinseiki
  • Comice


  • Fall Gold Raspberry
  • Jubilee Blueberry
  • O’Neal Blueberry
  • Patriot Blueberry
  • Sequoia Strawberry


LE Cooke mulberry
  • Mulberry
  • Flavortop Nectarine
  • Autumn Rose Plum
  • Fuyu Persimmon
  • Black Mission Fig

Felix Gillet Institute

The Felix Gillet Institute offers rare and unique heirloom fruit and nut varieties as originally bred by Felix Gillet in Nevada City back in the late 1800’s. These varieties are well-adapted to the the Sierra Nevada foothill climate and will provide a healthy abundance for many years to come. Full descriptions at


Fuji Apple
  • Jacquie’s
  • Bramleys Seedling
  • Mitchelson’s Seedling
  • Christmas Pearmaine
  • Northwest Greening
  • Smith’s Cider
  • 20 Oz. Monarch
  • Willow
  • Winter Banana


  • Bear Pear
  • Doyenne Gris


  • Foxy Lady
  • Black Diamond


Hootie's Purple plum
  • Hootie’s Purple
  • Robes de Seargent
  • Sido’s Favorite
  • Haze’s Mirabelle


Donna de Lyon chestnuts
  • Chaubert walnut
  • Poe walnut
  • American Chestnut
  • Donna de Lyon chestnut

Quantities are limited, so get ’em while they last!

Year-End Inventory Clearance

Year-End Inventory Clearance

Sweetland Garden Mercantile’s end of the year inventory clearance sale starts December 1st and runs until the 17th. Hurry on in!

To make room for new inventory we are discounting all *in stock* items 10%-75%!!! EVERYTHING is on sale, in some way.

Here are some examples of the incredible discounts…

Dry amendments – 20% OFF!

Boutique buckets of dry amendments – 25% OFF!

Liquid nutrients – 25% OFF!

All PH merchandise – 25% OFF!

Soil bags – 20% OFF!

Greenhouse covers (including ‘black-outs’) – 20% OFF!

Smart pots – 20% OFF!

Bamboo, twist tie – 30% OFF!

Nursery Plants – 50% OFF!

Harvest products – 20% OFF!

Trim machines – 10% OFF!

Grow light bulbs, reflectors, and ballasts – 30% OFF!

And more…

Scoop up these deals while they last!

Closed for the Holidays

Sweetland Garden Mercantile will be closed for the holidays, December 18 – January 1. Plan ahead!

Bareroot Trees are on the Way!

Bareroot fruit trees will be arriving the week of January 2, 2017 to ring in the New Year.

Have a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful and peaceful New Year!