The 10 Best Garden Centers and Nurseries in Kentucky!

Spring marks the end of a long cold winter, and is when birds start singing, trees start blossoming, and people turn their thoughts toward gardening and landscaping. If you’re looking for a great place to find the items you need to spruce up your yard and plant your garden, these are 10 of the best garden centers and nurseries in Kentucky that will make your job easier. 

1. Wallitsch Garden Center, Louisville, KY

Wallitsch Garden Center in Louisville, Kentucky, is a family-owned and operated full-service center dedicated to helping do-it-yourselfers and professions with all their gardening and landscape needs. With a beginning as far back as 1946, the garden center is now owned by Jim and Mary, who love to do more than just sell plants. They bring their years of experience to the table and offer encouragement and build excitement for all things related to beautifying your outdoor living space. Check their website for hours.

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2. Sunshine Garden Center, Greenville, KY

What started out as a hobby for owner Chris Vincent, has grown and expanded into one of the most comprehensive garden and landscaping businesses in this part of the state. Sunshine Garden Center, located in Greenville, Kentucky, is the second location to be opened for Perfection Lawn & Landscape, which was founded in 2008. Soft and hard landscaping services, including water features have been added over the years, and the result is a full-service garden center, florist, nursery, and gift shop. With the goal of becoming more than just a place to buy plants, the mission of Sunshine Garden Center is to “inspire and education by bringing plants and people together.” Open every day except Sunday.

3. Day’s Garden Center, Henderson, KY

No matter what type of gardening needs you have, the friendly folks at Day’s Garden Center in Henderson, Kentucky, can help you find it. No more running around at big box stores looking for someone who can answer your questions. You’ll find knowledgeable and experienced people who take customer service seriously. Open every day except Sunday, the prices are great, too. 

4. Owens Garden Center, Somerset, KY

When you invest your time and money in plants and shrubs to beautify your home or for your garden, you expect to get healthy varieties and answers to your gardening questions from experienced folks. That’s exactly what you’ll get at Owens Garden Center in Somerset, Kentucky. Open every day to assist you, the garden center has been operating since 1986. With a combined knowledge of greenhouses, gardening, transplanting, creativity, and horticulture that spans decades, you can also learn about ideas for landscaping that you can do yourself, or have the experts here do for you. Either way, you’ll have the satisfaction that comes from great pricing and great service. 

5. Baeten’s Nursery & Greenhouses, Union, KY

The family that grows together has one heck of a great nursery and greenhouse! That’s certainly true about Baeten’s Nursery & Greenhouses located in Union, Kentucky. This full-service garden center can help you design and create the perfect landscape because they don’t rely on quantity, but quality of service. They know that’s what builds customer loyalty and keeps people coming back. If you want a great selection of healthy plants and outstanding customer service, stop by Baeten’s Nursery Monday through Friday. 

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6. Bluegrass Garden Center & Landscaping, Elizabethtown, KY

It’s fitting that there’s a garden center named after the Bluegrass State, and Bluegrass Garden Center and Landscaping in Elizabethtown, Kentucky does the name proud. For more than 30 years, this locally owned establishment has been sharing the passion for plants. Open five days a week, owners Hugo and Laura Davis understand that plants make our lives better no matter how you use them. They provide beauty and food, shade and privacy. In addition to a great selection of trees, shrubs, and flowers, you can find bird feeders, fountains, and containers for your plants, wind chimes, and other special items that will make your area exactly what you want.

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7. Springhouse Gardens Garden Center & Landscape Services, Nicholasville, KY

Can you imagine strolling through two acres of park-like surroundings, admiring the beautiful flowers, trees, and shrubs, only to find out that you can buy anything you see? That’s the experience you’ll have at Springhouse Gardens Garden Center & Landscaping Service in Nicholasville, Kentucky. If you’ve wondered how to create a serene and lovely environment around your home, the friendly experts here can help you select the right plants and items that will turn your home into a paradise. Open every day except Sunday.

8. Integrity Nursery & Outdoor Living, Owensboro, KY

Integrity Nursery & Outdoor Living wants to be more than just a place where you buy flowers. They want to build a relationship as a trusted partner. Using their years of experience and love of all things that grow and are beautiful, they have been helping people create amazing outdoor living spaces since 2002. With a showroom of 10,000 square-feet and over six acres of trees, shrubs, and other plants, Integrity Nursery also has a greenhouse for year-round gardening. Looking to create a beautiful landscape around your home this year? They have over 30 years of experience creating small and large projects. Open every day but Sunday.

9. King’s Gardens Garden Center, Lexington, KY

The history behind King’s Gardens started with a dream. Owner Steve King wanted to have a garden center where he could use his experience and love of gardening to help people. He got the chance to do just that in 1993, when he bought his first property and has just kept growing from then. When you visit the garden center, you’ll be able to choose annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, mulch, pottery, fountains, and many other items that will help beautify your space. They also offer landscaping services and can work with you to develop a customized design, then make it happen to give you enjoyment for years to come. Check website for hours of operation, as this garden center is only open seasonally. 

10. Warden & Company Garden Center, Bowling Green, KY

Located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Warden & Company Garden Center is a great place to get answers to your gardening questions. The first thing that will strike you about the staff, besides their friendliness, is their knowledge of plants. They’ll work with you to select the best indoor and outdoor plants, flowers, shrubs, and other items that fit your budget and ability. You can also count on getting healthy and reasonably-priced plants any day of the week except Sunday.

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