Roger Reynolds Nursery

Demolition at Roger Reynolds - 1Menlo Park Historical Association member Jim Lewis emailed: “The guillotine is falling. It’s the end of the road for the endeared local historical property formerly known as the Roger Reynolds Nursery, along with its iconic Carriage House [shown with adjacent dumpster].

“You may wish to take your own photos, documenting one piece of Menlo Park’s past, including its use as Edy’s Ice Cream parlor, remembered by many of Menlo Park, Atherton and surrounding area residents.”

Owner Sally Halstead closed the nursery in September, 2013.

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Plant explorer Dan Hinkley appears at Roger Reynolds Nursery on Saturday, June 5

Is it possible to grow exotic plants like the sapphire-berried dichroas and vermillion-flowered “Desfontainea spinosa” (Chilean Holly)  in Peninsula gardens? You can gain some insight when horticulturalist and plantsman Dan Hinkley appears on Saturday, June 5, from 4:oo to 5:oo p.m. in The Redwood Grove at Roger Reynolds Nursery in Menlo Park. Hinkley, author of […]

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Roger Reynolds celebrates 90 years

If there’s a commercial establishment in Menlo Park that’s been around longer than Roger Reynolds Nursery &  Carriage Stop, it should raise its hands now.  Roger Reynolds, who’d been a printer in San Francisco, purchased acreage between El Camino and the then Southern Pacific railroad tracks (now Caltrain) in 1919 and opened his nursery business. […]

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