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Best Garden Centers In Baltimore

Spring is right around the corner in Baltimore. While the snow is evaporating, some home gardeners are looking to decorate with plants. The Baltimore area has some of the best garden centers that will provide a beautiful collection of plant life and a colorful selection of flowers. This article will provide the best garden centers in the Baltimore area so you will be able to stock up and plant your garden.

Valley View Farms
Ashland Marketplace Shopping Center,
11035 York Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
(410) 527-0700 

Locally owned and operated, Valley View Farms started in 1962 as a roadside produce stand. Since then, this garden center has grown into one of the most complete garden centers in the mid-Atlantic region. Valley View Farms  is a family operated business and was named "best nursery 2015" by Baltimore Magazine and "Revolutionary 100 Garden Centers of 2015." The indoor garden supplies seeds, houseplants, pottery and supplies. The garden center supplies seeds, pottery, wild bird supplies, trees and shrubs as well as plants for the fall. Valley View Farms is a well-rounded nursery that provides quality service for those looking to add new plants to their collection.

Green Fields Nursery & Landscaping Company
5424 Falls Rd Terrace,
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 323-3444

The Green Fields Nursery began as August Dubbert, a small grower in the Mount Washington neighborhood began sharing his planting ideas in 1923. As a result, the family business continues today in Baltimore as a full-service retail nursery and landscaping company. As time went on, Green Fields received a major renovation in 2005 under the watch of Pete Bieneman. Green Fields provides an amazing amount of plants, herbs and handgoods. Green Fields also has two large showrooms that increase the year-round retail longevity and provides landscaping with multiple options. The landscaping options offer various options with the help of a few horticulture experts.

The Carriage House
700 Wyndhurst Ave
Baltimore, MD 21210
(410) 889-4910

The Carriage House provides random and unique gifts and yard art. Customers have said that the vibe of the shop is very friendly and the workers there take care of their customers with a sense of professionalism. Flowers and gardening ideas are shared year-round. The garden portion of the store provides annuals, perennials and herbs. Moreover, customers will be able to find decorative items for interior and exterior gardening improvements. This business remains in high praise due to its versatility to apply local items for both the house and decorative accessories.

Herring Run Nursery
6131 Hillen Road,
Baltimore, MD 21239
(410) 254-1577

Herring Run Nursery is a non-profit nursery which is operated by Blue Water Baltimore. The nursery promotes growing native plants that promote a healthy environment. The best part about their center is the fact that Herring Run offers over 250 species of trees, shrubs, vines, flowers and plants. Both retail and whole sale customers benefit by purchasing native plants that are both beautiful and durable with a high value in wildlife value. Most importantly, Herring Run Nursery provide native plants that allows less pollution for the streams and a habitat for butterflies.

Meyer Seed
600 S Caroline St
Baltimore, MD 21231 (410) 342-4224

Meyer Seed specializes in vegetable, flower, grass and bird seeds. Since 1910, this garden center  has grown to become more diverse in the garden and independent lawn trade. Meyer Seed provides friendly service with knowledgeable advice. Customers looking for quality service will find competitive prices as well as garden seeder and accessories. From asparagus, ornamental corn and herbs to seed plate storage cases, Meyer Seed allows local gardeners of the Baltimore area to have the garden of the dreams!

Nelson Barnes II is a freelance writer covering all things Baltimore. His work can be found on

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