Updated August 19, 2022. As we get ready to welcome in fall, it’s time to start planning for all of our outdoor projects. Whether you want to add some beautiful blooms by your mailbox or build a relaxing backyard oasis with a water feature, these local nurseries and garden centers will help you get the job done.
In business for 60 years, this family-owned garden center is almost guaranteed to have what you’re looking for this season. With over 16 acres full of plants, you are sure to spend endless hours searching for the perfect annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees. If your landscape project is bigger than your DIY skills, you can enlist the help of the center’s designers to create an amazing layout for your home. 12507 Lee Hwy., Fairfax
Located right off Rt. 7 is Loudoun’s beloved Blue Mount Nursery. Carrying over 1,000 varieties of perennials, annuals, houseplants, and aquatics — and growing 40 percent of the trees, shrubs, and annuals on site — the independent garden center is prepped with petunias, snapdragons, vegetables, and more for the spring planting season. 20052 Garden Center Ct., Ashburn
Whether you’re considering adding new trees and flowers to your yard or want to install a relaxing water feature, you can find all of the necessary tools and accessories at the Burke Nursery. Providing the Fairfax community with over 30 years of service, the horticulture experts at the garden center can help you discuss all of your gardening concepts and lawn care needs. 9401 Burke Rd., Burke
Looking for plants grown right here in the DMV? Then you’ll want to stop by one of the Greenstreet Gardens nurseries. It doesn’t matter if you have an apartment with a balcony or a house with a big yard because this family-owned business has the perfect plants for any living situation — just ask the master gardeners. 1721 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria; 5905 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria
Opening its first location in the 1970s, Merrifield has become a must-visit destination for garden lovers each spring. Home to more than 7,500 varieties of trees, annuals, and more, it won’t be hard to find exactly what you’re looking for. The garden centers can also help with custom potting, landscaping, and diagnosing plant problems. Multiple locations
Spruce up your backyard garden with the plant and garden art finds at this Stafford County staple. Whether you are looking for hanging basket plants, organic soils, or fountains, the knowledgeable staff will help you find exactly what you’re looking for. And don’t forget to make your way through the gift center for various home decor and fine antiques to add throughout your home. 3357 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Stafford
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