best place to buy plants in charlottesville

Best Places to Buy Plants in Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

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Do you need to spruce up the landscaping out in the front yard, or want to add a natural element indoors?  Plants can add so much life and color to either the outside or inside of your home. From lush green ferns and succulents to flowering tropical plants such as the colorful hibiscus, plants can contribute to the overall design element of a home.

If you’re looking for the best places to buy plants in Charlottesville, here are several stores to check out.

Ivy Nursery

Ivy Nursery is a wonderland for plant and flower lovers.  With over a hundred different variety of roses, annuals, perennials, herbs, and trees, Ivy Nursery has an incredible collection of plants, mostly from local growers. The knowledgeable gardeners and horticulturists on staff help you decide which plants are a good option for your home based on the light and moisture requirements. They can even help you decide which herbs to grow in your garden based on their flavor and fragrance.

In addition to selling plants, they sell a variety of garden supplies. These include mulch, pruners, watering cans, gardening books, flower seeds, bulbs, and bird seed. Ivy Nursery also does special occasion arrangements along with Christmas trees, wreaths, and greenery during the holiday season. Founded in 1975, the owners both hold Master’s Degrees in Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia. This locally owned and operated nursery is a great place to buy plants in Charlottesville.

Fifth Season Gardening Co.

Calling itself the “premier retailer for hydroponic, homebrew, and organic gardening supplies,” Fifth Season Gardening Co. in Charlottesville has over 12,000 square feet of retail space filled with plants, organic garden supplies, pottery, and stone statues. Based on the season, Fifth Seasons offers the “Garden in a Day” option where you can create an entire garden for $379 including everything from the materials to the installation. You’ll get a 4’x4’x1’ raised garden bed made from untreated northern white cedar with organic soil to fill it in. Additionally, a plastic liner/weed barrier will help keep the garden free from any intruders.

Based on the season, different plants are offered with Garden in a Day. In the spring, choose from kitchen herbs, summer veggies, tea, or a salsa garden. The fall garden includes cabbage, kale, lettuce, peas, and broccoli. Shop a wide selection of plants, learn about home brewing your own beer, or buy a new birdbath for your backyard at Fifth Season in Charlottesville.

Even if you live in an apartment, house plants can liven up any room. From small plants to shrubs and trees, these garden centers in Charlottesville offer everything you need.

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