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Laurels

Best Garden and
Nursery Stores
in Seattle
2019

Why These Garden and Nursery Stores?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored garden and nursery stores on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best garden and nursery stores in Seattle, WA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Asia Pacific Gardening, Inc.

Asia Pacific Gardening, Inc. brings over 35 years of gardening and nursery experience to clients in Kent. The center specializes in Bonsai trees, accessories, ceramic pots, tools, fertilizers, mud figurines, fountains, and other bonsai items and decor that can be found in Asia Pacific's showroom. The nursery sits on two acres and also includes a warehouse and greenhouse, and clients can follow the company's online blog to find out about various Bonsai workshops such as Indoor Bonsai Basic Care and useful entries on proper indoor Bonsai tree care. Asia Pacific Gardening is open on weekends by appointment only.

Kent, WA 98032 (253) 872-8556

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Branches Garden Center LLC

Branches Garden Center LLC brings over 50 years of combined experience to Auburn garden and nursery clients. The shop sells annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs, seeds, berries, fruit trees, carnivorous plants, roses, trees, and shrubs as well as vines, grasses, groundcovers, and soils. Individuals can also benefit from landscape consultations and design, basic gardening advice, container design and planting, delivery and planting services, and the garden shop features an array of tools, baskets, and other gardening items as well. Customers can even shop for unique gifts including home decor, jewelry, and gourmet food, and the nursery contributes to the community as well via various partnerships.

Auburn, WA 98001 (253) 941-7705

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Furney's Nursery

Furney's Nursery has been selling plants and flowers in Des Moines for almost 90 years. Customers come to the store for long-lasting perennials, colorful annuals, herbs, berries, and vegetables, trees, shrubs, exotic tropicals, houseplants, bulbs, and seeds. Various supplies and services are also available including organic soils and weed control as well as custom container design, deliveries, expert in-store advice, and landscape consultations. The company grows its nursery items in dozens of greenhouses in Des Moines as well as on 150 acres in Oregon's Willamette Valley and originally started out as a roadside flower and fruit stand back in 1929.

Des Moines, WA 98198 (206) 878-8761

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Garden Essentia LLC

Garden Essentia LLC is a Shoreline garden center. The company focuses on "all things garden" and offers a selection of fine pottery and unique planters, metal bird silhouettes, natural material accents and floral embellishments, garden sculptures and furniture, hand-forged garden tools, wind chimes, garden bags, bird baths, and hummingbird feeders. Additional items include art, photos, and mosaics, handcrafted candles, vases and plates, handcrafted jewelry, and overalls, and landscape design, consultation, and coaching services are also available. One of the founders has a background in landscape, fashion, and theater design, holds a landscape design degree, and has been designing and installing landscapes for years.

Shoreline, WA 98155 (206) 453-3920

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Go Natives! Nursery

Go Natives! Nursery has been a Shoreline nursery and garden center for almost 15 years. Customers have access to over 180 species of native plants from throughout the Pacific Northwest for rain gardens, backyard wildlife habitats, and residential landscaping, and the center can also handle large orders for commercial landscaping and restoration sites. Customers can request that plants be placed aside for pickup or request a consultation, delivery, and placement service as well. Go Natives! Nursery is open for business on Monday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 AM until 3 PM, and after-hours appointments are also available.

Shoreline, WA 98177 (206) 799-1749

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Li’l Sprout Nursery

Li’l Sprout Nursery is a Mill Creek garden and nursery store. The two-acre facility specializes in growing plants hydroponically and features nine greenhouses along with an outdoor area and a wide selection of indoor and outdoor plants. Customers can shop for trees and shrubs, annuals and perennials, houseplants, spring bulbs and blooms, herbs, vegetables, starter plugs, and Monrovia Sea of Gold Juniper and also receive helpful tips and gardening advice. The center also sells hydroponic plants, watering systems, and supplies, organic soils, amendments, and fertilizers, garden tools, bird houses, decorative ceramic pots, and gifts as well as home and garden decor.

Mill Creek, WA 98012 (425) 482-5276

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Magnolia Garden Center

Magnolia Garden Center is a garden and nursery center serving the Seattle community. The shop is open seven days a week and sells everything from roses, blueberries, trees, and shrubs to citrus trees, houseplants, edibles, and seasonal color, and customers can also find ceramic pots, indoor pottery, and innovative light-weight pots as well as gardening tools and supplies. Bird feeders, houses, and food are also available, and Magnolia Garden Center's gift shop sells glass holders, bath and body products, baby items, cashmere scarves, Snoozies, jewelry, table decor, hats and gloves, and seasonal items as well.

Seattle, WA 98199 (206) 284-1161

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Urban Feed and Garden

Urban Feed and Garden is a Seattle garden and nursery store. The shop sells ornamental perennials and annuals, spring bulbs, organic veggies, and other unique varieties for shade and sun and also offers friendly, knowledgeable staff as well as everything from shovels and soils to hoses and worms. Urban Feed aims to help everybody start growing successfully, and customers can take classes as well on gardening such as Indoor Seed Starting. Additional products include chickens and pet supplies and unique gifts. The owner advocates for the local floral industry, maintains various local gardens, grows fresh produce for those with limited access, and also owns Hori Hori Flowers.

Seattle, WA 98108 (206) 420-2047

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Vibrant Plants, Inc.

Vibrant Plants, Inc. is a Snohomish nursery and garden store backed by over 60 years of experience. The wholesale nursery boasts 70 growing acres in two separate locations and a catalog with over 2,000 different varieties of plants including ornamental trees, evergreen and deciduous shrubs, perennials, seasonal color, groundcovers, dwarf conifers, specimen trees, and grasses. Interested parties can check current availability on Vibrant Plants' site by registering for a business account, and inventory is typically updated twice a month. The center serves landscape contractors and designers in the area and is known for quality, cost-effective products and timely delivery.

Snohomish, WA 98296 (360) 563-9648

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West Coast Nursery

West Coast Nursery has been providing garden and nursery items in Mill Creek for over 25 years. The store welcomes both retail and wholesale customers, including other nurseries, and also sells as well as brokers to construction companies and professional landscapers. Locally-grown retail inventory can be viewed directly on West Coast Nursery's site, and customers can shop for conifers, Japanese maples and other deciduous trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, groundcovers, and Cedar Grove organic topsoils and composts. The group can help with designs and renovations for an outdoor living space or large commercial project, and delivery service is also available.

Monroe, WA 98272 (360) 794-5457

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West Seattle Nursery & Garden Center

West Seattle Nursery & Garden Center is a Seattle garden and nursery center backed by over 30 years of practice. The team of horticulturalists and plant enthusiasts sells numerous trees, shrubs and plants including roses, perennials and annuals, vegetables, conifers, Japanese maples, fruit trees and berries, rhododendrons, houseplants, and gardening supplies, and customers may also submit a request for a particular plant not found at the store. Additional services include consultations for container planting, horticultural house calls, a Growing Gardeners Club for children, a tool sharpening service, and plant rentals for events, and delivery service in West Seattle is free of charge.

Seattle, WA 98136 (206) 935-9276

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Woods Creek Nursery

Woods Creek Nursery has been a Monroe nursery and garden store for 40 years. The wholesale center is open to the public, is known for its Japanese maples and other hard-to-find specimen trees, and also sells over 500 different types of trees, plants, shrubs, hedges, groundcovers. Staff are always on-hand to help with landscaping advice, design ideas, and native plant restorations, and the group helps other nurseries fulfill orders for sustainably grown plants as well. Wood Creek Nursery features 37 greenhouses and an arboretum and was given "Merit Farm" status in 2013 by the Snohomish Conservation District in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Ecology.

Monroe, WA 98272 (360) 794-6823

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