Western Oregon Garden Nurseries
Here is a list of nurseries we compiled to help you, the Northwest gardener.
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SALEM — Specializing in peonies over 300 varieties of bush, tree and intersectional peonies. Cut flowers and potted plants available at nursery. Bare roots shipped in Fall.
WOODBURN, GRESHAM AND SHERWOOD — At Al’s Garden Centers you’ll find ideas and inspirations to brighten your indoors and outdoors from our extensive selection of plant material to our home décor, garden accessories and outdoor furniture departments.
OREGON CITY — Offering a wide variety of Japanese Maple cultivars, species maples, ornamental grasses, choice perennials, and other small trees and shrubs. Amberhill Nursery has gained an excellent reputation among landscape designers and avid gardeners throughout the Northwest. An extensive plantlist features interesting bark, flowers, autumn color or winter interest as well as some hard to locate Japanese Maple cultivars and species maples.
NORTH PLAINS — One of the largest collections of bamboo in the country at this nursery and they specialize in hardy clumping Fargesias and Thamnocalamus.
WALTERVILLE — The highlights of their mail order plant and online nursery business are the unique, rare, and unusual landscape plants for the creative gardener. They are currently growing over 300 species in the nursery plus over 1000 varieties of plants. These include daylilies, wisteria, ferns, conifers, Japanese maples, hostas, ornamental grasses, specialty azaleas and rhododendrons, and more. Their plant stock is always expanding and changing. Not every item can be listed in their mail order plant catalog. Browse through their online nursery site to see the most complete plant list.
SAUVIE ISLAND — Visit a 75 by 140 foot display garden and see all the herbs you can imagine. The secret garden is located on Sauvie Island on the banks of the Columbia River. The Elizabethan knot garden is in a natural setting bordered by a wildlife refuge where waterfowl, eagles, cranes and of course, blue herons abound. The garden is home to songbirds, bees, and butterflies.
WEST LINN — Boskey Dell Natives over 300 species of native plants for sale. They also have gift certificates, lawn ornaments, t-shirts, and Japanese lanterns.
PORTLAND — Growers of Tropical Rhododendrons and Rare Alpine, Rock Garden, and other Woodland Plants.
SHERWOOD — Cherry Creek is a specialist grower and plant breeder focusing on modern hybrid Daffodils, species Narcissus as well as other rare plants and bulbs for the enthusiastic gardener or collector.
SAUVIE ISLAND — Cistus is a retail micro-nursery offering plants from around the world that thrive in the northern Willamette Valley.
MONMOUTH — Dancing Oaks Nursery, nestled in the foothills of the coast range in the central Willamette Valley maintains an extensive display garden filled with unusual trees, shrubs, bulbs and perennials from all over the world. The garden is a testing ground for plant hardiness and performance as well as a palette for design and companion plantings.
FOREST GROVE — Barb's Dutchmill Herbfarm is located in Washington County, near Verboort, a Dutch community settled in 1875. With the foothills of the Coast Range to the west and Mt. Hood peaking through a native oak grove to the east, the land is level for comfortable walking. Chemically free since 1973, the nursery specializes in herbs and lavenders. Choose from 18+ tables and 1000's of plants.
OREGON CITY — Echo Valley Natives goal is to offer a wide variety of quality native plants to the public in hopes that it will minimize the devastating results of wild digging. The majority of their plant stocks are grown from seed, cuttings, or division, while a small amount of their plants are purchased from reputable growers who share in their ethics.
HILLSBORO — Eclectic Gardens now grow over 1600 named hybrid daylilies from classics to some of the newest introductions. Their goal is to offer those that bloom and grow best here in the cooler climate of the Pacific Northwest.
CANBY — Edelweiss Perennials is a very small nursery specializing in choice perennials of which many aren’t commonly known, the good old and sometimes almost lost, as well as the new, as long as they are good garden plants and not over commercialized. 100% of all plants they ship are grown at the nursery and 99% of which they propagated themselves.
BEAVERTON — A family owned garden center in the fertile Willamette Valley. Established in 1994, they have evolved from a roadside booth into a comprehensive garden center with a reputation for high quality plant material and a knowledgeable staff. They offer a wide range of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees, many of which they grow themselves on the extensive growing fields surrounding their nursery.
ST. PAUL — Ferguson's Fragrant Nursery, located near St. Paul, Oregon, specializes in fragrance, plants that can fill your garden, patio or house with the wonderful scents of nature. A family business owned by Danielle and Jeff, Ferguson's grows a wide range of plants -- especially fragrant plants such as heliotrope, lavender, lilac, roses, viburnum and more.
WILLIAMS — Forestfarm provides one of the largest plant selections in the country and ensures that you can find a quality plant to buy from their online nursery! They have over 30 years experience growing plants & trees and more.
ST. PAUL — French Prairie Gardens grows quality flowering annuals and perennials through the spring and summer months. They offer mixed hanging baskets in many sizes. The family-owned nursery also grows bedding plants. Mixed planters are also available from a small 10-inch planter to large City baskets.
CORVALLIS — For over 74 years, they have been providing customers in the Willamette Valley the highest quality plants and garden supplies. With a knowledgeable staff and a peaceful park-like setting, Garland Nursery upholds its reputation for inspiring customers and helping them create a calming, beautiful setting in their own back yard. Garland Nursery has over 6 acres of trees, shrubs, flowers, houseplants, bonsai, and accessories, and is well known for showcasing the rare and newest varieties available. Additionally, Garland Nursery has a beautiful selection of home décor and gifts.
Williams — Goodwin Creek Gardens grow the plants they sell. Specializing in herbs, lavenders, scented pelargoniums, everlasting flowers and fragrant plants, they also include a large number of Native American species. Their native plants are not dug up in the wild, but are all propagated in their nursery.
SPRINGFIELD — Gossler Farm Nursery offers a large number of new material each year while remaining loyal to some of their more traditional materials.
EUGENE — 4,500 varieties of plants and close to 700 photos, ranging from conifers, perennials, bonsai and ferns, to azaleas, rhododendrons, magnolias and maples. Many plantsmen use their catalog as a reference.
ST. PAUL — All our roses are virus-free. We are the only American Nursery to offer this. Heirloom Roses has been a leader in bringing this to the attention of the public and the industry. Virus-Free are healthier, more winter hardy, produce up to 20% more blooms, and are more disease resistant. Read more about the rose virus here. Own Root Roses are more profuse blooming, more winter hardy, no root stock suckers to contend with. Read more about Own Root Roses here. One of only two retail rose breeding programs for large roses in the United States.
AURORA — The plants you mail order from Hydrangeas Plus are grown under "real life" conditions which means they are easily transplanted and should readily bloom in your outside garden. They pride themselves in providing their customers with healthy and vibrant plants. Hydrangea collectors beware this place can be addicting.
EUGENE — Located in a quiet, country atmosphere only 15 minutes from downtown Eugene, Oregon, they grow and retail the finest quality annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, shrubs, trees and poinsettias in Oregons Willamette Valley. They grow approximately 80% of their retail stock in 42 greenhouses located on 20+ acres.
SCAPPOOSE — Joy Creek started out as a mail-order nursery soon grew to include both retail sales and garden design and installation. The nursery is located 18 miles north of Portland, Oregon on a ridge overlooking the Joy Creek Canyon and the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. The nursery proper occupies about seven acres of a forty acre farm. Four and a half acres are devoted to gardens and stock fields, a half acre of retail area and two acres of growing space.
WILSONVILLE — Everything you need ranging from seeds to 12 foot tall trees, Larsen Farm Nursery has a great selection of high quality trees, not to mention all of the things you need to care for your new plants.
SHERWOOD — They offer an extensive inventory including specimens and hard-to-find items as well as traditional and contemporary favorites. Plus, they offer you the convenience of one-stop-shopping for all your plant needs.
PORTLAND — Growing flowers and plants for home and garden since 1930.
ALBANY — Nichols have been in the seed and nursery business for over 50 years, bringing people closer to nature through gardening. Nothing can equal the sense of accomplishment of growing hundreds of pounds of vegetables from a few ounces of seeds. The nursery is located in Oregon's famous Willamette Valley, where deep humus soils and mild climates have combined to bring about the best possible growing conditions.
EUGENE — Northwest Garden Nursery specializes in unusual border perennials for sun and shade including a large selection of hard-to-find perennials such as hepatica, podophyllums, primulas, arisaemas, Meconopsis, hardy Geraniums, Pacific Hybrid Irises and all types of Hellebores, etc. They carry many woodland plants, also rock garden plants and some choice shrubs and vines. You are welcome to wander through their extensive display gardens if shopping at the Nursery.
MOLALLA — One Green World will supply you with unique and valuable plants and other products. We look forward to sharing with you our years of experience and welcoming you as one of our thousands of satisfied customers.
CANBY — There are well over 200 varieties for your enjoyment, including some intersectionals—a rare cross between tree and bush peonies. A large number of their potted peonies are available for sale during the Spring and Summer, or you may place an order with them for Fall planting. They also offer a large selection of unnamed peonies at reduced prices.
SANDY — They have display gardens and benches featuring the conifers and their other fine plants. They do make on-site sales but are a mail order business and you might find that single unusual plant not listed in the Availability List for which you have been searching. Some plants are also available in larger sizes. Call for an appointment to visit.
PORTLAND — Take your time when you visit Portland Nursery. More than that, they want you to take THEIR time. Because the more questions you ask and the more time you take, the better your plant choices will be. They want to make sure your butterfly bush gets enough sun and your lily-of-the-valley gets enough shade. That your Japanese iris drinks enough water and your hens-and-chicks stay dry. They don't want to send you home with just a plant. They want to send you home with a passion for plants.
CLACKAMAS — Their mail order nursery is an outgrowth of over 30 years of collecting, propagating, and cultivating unusual plants. Their catalog shows, they have a large selection of choice trees and shrubs. They value form, structure and color in what we grow, not so much in ephemeral flowers, but in branch and trunk structure, bark; as well as a wide range of leaf shapes, sizes, and textures. Some of their specialties are grafted maples and dwarf conifers. Conifers are especially nice in the winter garden throughout the US. So far, Gretchen does much of the propagating, including grafting and growing from seeds and cuttings. Since they are small, available sizes at any time vary. Open by appointment.
Phoenix — (mail order) Located in beautiful Southern Oregon , Rogue Valley Roses maintains a garden inventory of 1,500+ roses of all classes including species and antiques such as Teas, Noisettes, Chinas, Bourbons and many others. We also have modern roses such as rare Hybrid Teas, Shrubs, Polyanthas, and most of the best Climbers and Ramblers.
SALEM — A third-generation family business specializing in Bearded Iris rhizomes. Check out the iris growing tips.
CANBY — Secret Garden Growers is a country nursery specializing in perennials, ornamental grasses and other delectable plant treasures -- direct from the grower to collection of garden worthy subjects sure to please even the most discriminating plant lover!\
TALENT — A small specialty nursery nestled between the Siskiyou Mountains and the southern Oregon Cascades. Emphasis is on alpine plants from around the world and other rock garden plants. They offer unusual natives of the American West, emphasizing the Siskiyou Region.
CANBY — Swan Island Dahlias is the largest dahlia grower in the United States. They are located in the town of Canby, in the rich Willamette Valley of Oregon. They offer the largest full color dahlias catalog in the industry, and hybridize their own new varieties, planting over 30,000 seedlings each year. From those original seedlings, it takes about 4 years to introduce a new seedling for sale. Each season they introduce anywhere from 5 to 15 new varieties which are featured in their catalog and farm.
KEIZER — Rare plants from unusual places! That's what Tiny Treasures Nursery is all about. Tiny Treasures Plants are intended for rock gardens, miniature railroad gardens, plant collectors, bonsai, container gardening, trough gardening, or growing on in an outdoor landscape.
GOLD BEACH — Tradewinds grows more than 100 varieties of bamboo from small six inch high ground cover to the tall majestic timber groves of fifty foot giants.
YAMHILL — Windy Hill Farm Nursery is a small specialty nursery and demonstration garden located at 13735 NW Westside Road between the towns of Yamhill and Carlton in rural Yamhill County, Oregon. Each year they propagate a select group of the hundreds of varieties of plants they have in the garden: perennials, shrubs, trees, vines, grasses and groundcovers. Most of their plants are unusual or uncommonly found - a few are downright rare - some are garden stalwarts.