Gardening is one of Oregonians’ favorite pastimes. When nice weather arrives, it’s time to head to the garden and get those green thumbs to work. Whether you prefer the old-fashioned outdoor kind or like to use indoor hydroponic equipment, we guarantee there’s at least one shop that will suit you. Check out the 8 best garden centers and nurseries in Oregon!
Kraemer’s Garden Inc. has been serving the people of the Willamette Valley for over 45 years. Among Kraemer’s extensive stock are annuals, perennials, ground covers, trees, shrubs, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets, house plants, fertilizers, tools, garden décor, and much more. Kraemer’s employees are always happy to lend a helping hand or advice on how best to tend to your home garden. It’s that personal touch that has kept them in business for decades.
Dennis’ 7 Dees Landscaping and Garden Centers have five locations through Oregon, with four in Portland and one in Seaside. Locally owned and operated, Dennis’ has offered an extensive selection of roses, shade plants, hydrangeas, perennials, succulents, house plants, and more since 1956. Their landscape designers are on staff to help you plan your perfect garden or patio.
Serres Farm and Garden Center has been in business for a staggering 115 years. the garden center retail outlet is opened from April-June and sells spring flowering plants, annuals, vegetable starts, herbs, hanging baskets, roses, and more. Apples, pears, plums, peaches, watermelons, grapes, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, potatoes, squash, bell peppers, and onions are among the fruits and vegetables available come mid-August.
Roots Garden Supply is your one-stop-shop in Portland for “everything you need for your next indoor gardening adventure, including advanced lighting options, liquid organic and synthetic nutrients, soils, soil-less media, assorted pest controls, and much, much more.” Roots specializes in hydroponics, helping gardeners who prefer to keep their green thumbs to the interior. Feel free to peruse their online inventory before coming in.
Bloom Garden Supply has three Oregon locations, including one in Milwaukie, one in South East Portland, and one in North East Portland. Their website is constantly updated with new sales and events. Bloom is one of the more stylish garden supply shops on this list, with products from trusted vendors such as Canna, Botanicare, left Coast, Dragonfly Earth Medicine, Method Seven, Hydro Logic, Royal Cold, and many, many more.
Al’s Garden and Home has four locations scattered throughout Oregon, including in Woodburn, Sherwood, Gresham, and Wilsonville, their newest, 3.5-acre garden center. Al’s began in 1948 at the Woodburn location and has since grown to become “the largest full-service independent garden center in the Willamette Valley.” Their flagship store in Sherwood has over 10 acres of space. Come by for all of your yard, garden, outdoor living, and home needs.
Farmington Gardens in Beaverton, Oregon is open year-long. On sale, they have plants, gardening supplies, and house plants. Services include design work, consultations, installation, and delivery. Check their website for regularly updated tips and tricks, as well as a frequent event calendar, with events like “Pets in the Garden,” and “Create a Butterfly Sanctuary.”
Tony’s Garden Center in Portland, Happy Valley, and Damascus, Oregon is a family-owned nursery and garden center that has been in business for 25 years. They offer a wide variety of annuals, vegetables, herbs, vines, shrubs, tree, hanging baskets, perennials, and more. If they don’t have it, they’re certainly willing to get it for you. Tony’s also hosts regular events, and is more than willing to help fundraise for the right cause.