Container Planting Service

Drop off your cleaned out containers at Cal’s for us to plant for you or contact us here to schedule your on-site planting. We’ll create a beautiful compositions of plants or you.


Lemon Candy Ninebark

Lemon Candy™ Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Podaras 3'
Plant Patent #22, 362

Tangy chartreuse foliage contrasts deep red stems on this stunning compact shrub, sweetly accented with a dusting of white flower clusters. Compact and easy to grow, requiring little pruning or care. Useful accent for a border or low hedge or massed in a low maintenance landscape. Deciduous. Tolerates most soil types. Best color in full sun. Avoid extreme heat and humidity. Water regularly during first growing season to establish deep, extensive root system. Requires less water when established. Prune by one third in late winter. Fertilize in spring. Clip spent flowers after bloom. 

History and Lore: The Latin name Physocarpus comes from the Greek words physo (bladder) and karpon (fruit) in reference to the red bladder-shaped fruits that appear after flowering. The common name of Ninebark comes from the appearance of the bark, which peels away in layers. The inner bark was brewed into a pain reliever and remedy for many other maladies by Native American tribes within this plant’s range. Roots were sometimes steam cooked and eaten and plants were used as charms to cause bad luck.

Light Needs: Full Sun;

Water Needs: Water regularly in extreme hear for best performance

USDA Zone: 2-7


Spring Is Here!

The greenhouse and nursery are full of beautiful plants.


With more than 50 years of experience, Cal’s Market and Garden Center in the Minneapolis suburb, Savage, strives to provide our customers with a unique and educational gardening experience.

Cal’s Market and Garden Center is a family owned and operated (in Savage, a suburb of Minneapolis) garden center founded by Cal Chadwick in 1961. Cal had grown up growing and selling sweet corn with his father, and he followed that passion by opening up Cal’s Market after graduating high school to share his farm fresh produce. Today, we continue the family growing tradition. Cal’s Market and Garden Center is currently owned by Cal’s daughter, Carina, and her husband, Bryan Peterson.

Including a full nursery of trees, shrubs, evergreens, perennials and tropical, Cal’s Market & Garden Center in the Minneapolis area continues to serve loyal customers for over 50 years. This service focus has led to offering a variety of gardening services, including landscape design, plant trimming, personal shopping, deliveries, garden maintenance and even activities for kids!

Call us for all questions: 952-447-5215

6403 Egan Drive
Savage, Minnesota 55378

why choose

At Cal’s Market and Garden Center, we go above and beyond your run of the mill greenhouse. We provide a full range of gardening services, including design, delivery, planning, personal shoppers, planting, weeding, and ongoing garden maintenance. Plus, our knowledgeable gardening staff will be on-hand to answer all your gardening questions.

Whether you’re a first-time gardener or a seasoned green thumb, we have the gardening flowers, plants, trees, evergreens, shrubs and garden supplies to get you started this season.

Stop by today to see the Cal’s difference for yourself!



6403 Egan Drive
Savage, Minnesota 55378
Phone: 952-447-5215


Monday: 9-8
Tuesday: 9-8
Wednesday: 9-8
Thursday: 9-8
Friday: 9-8
Saturday: 9-7
Sunday: 10-6


At Cal’s Market & Garden Center we have a long history of taking care of plants and the people who come to Cal’s to breathe in the beauty and take some home.  We started taking care of people in their homes after discovering the gap in available in-home medical care.  If you or someone you know would prefer to be home and requires companion to comprehensive medical care, Golden Heart Bloomington is the answer.  Click the link here for more information.