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10 of the Best Garden Centers in the Triad

It’s a great time of year to shop at your local garden centers! We made a list of 10 of the best garden centers in the Piedmont Triad area- why not try them all? This list isn’t in any particular order- we recommend all of these garden centers! So whether you’re near Winston Salem, Greensboro, Kernersville, or further out in Mount Airy, Colfax, or Lexington, there is an excellent garden center near you! We hope you consider us when you think about your favorite places to buy plants, but we all like to check out other places too. Here are some other places we think are going a great job in the Triad area.

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a garden center and a plant nursery? Garden centers carry gardening supplies, tools, and decor in addition to plants.  Nurseries typically only carry plants and planting material like dirt, soil amendments and fertilizers. Nurseries tend to have the infrastructure to grow their own plants, whether from seed, propagation, or plugs.

Looking for recommendations for local plant nurseries? Check out our blog on 10 of the Best Nurseries in the Triad


Located in High Point, Soviero’s is a family owned and operated garden center offers vegetables, annuals, perennials, houseplants and more! With an indoor store including pet and livestock supplies, local honey, and garden decor, you’ll find an appealing array of garden supplies and goodies at Soviero’s. They also carry bulk materials for your garden and landscaping, including dirt, mulch, and gravel. And they deliver! 

Guilford Garden Center

Looking to start a kitchen garden this year? With a variety of seeds and seed starting supplies, Guilford Garden Center in Greensboro has everything you need to get your vegetable garden growing! They also carry shrubs, trees, houseplants, and garden supplies and decor. 

Shouse Nursery

Locally owned and operated since 1988, Shouse Nursery in Old Town Winston Salem is a great place to shop for annual and perennial flowers, houseplants, planters and decor. If you’re looking for gardening supplies like fertilizer, pest control, or watering cans, Shouse’s has you covered! Shouse’s also carries local honey, snacks, and birdhouses. Stop by to check out all they have to offer! 

Reynolda Nursery

Reynolda Nursery & Landscaping was founded in 2006 in Old Town Winston Salem by professional landscapers. They carry a wide variety of plants, from trees and shrubs to annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables. In addition to plants, Reynolda has garden supplies, soils and soil amendments, planters and garden decor. They also offer delivery! Stop by and visit Reynolda, and get advice on your gardening needs straight from a landscaping professional.

Cline's Greenhouse & Landscaping

Cline’s is a small family business that started in 1987. Located in Thomasville, NC, south of Winston Salem, Cline’s has hanging baskets, ferns, houseplants, poinsettias and more.  Cline’s also offers live plant arrangements, forever arrangements, and gift baskets for all occasions! 

The Gazebo at New Garden

Located in Greensboro, The Gazebo at New Garden is a greenhouse and garden center offering shrubs and trees, perennials, annuals, houseplants, herbs, vegetables, fruit and nut trees. The Gazebo also offers several plant services, including delivery, consultations, and planting. 

Stratford Landscape Supply

Stratford Landscape Supply in Winston Salem is a great stop for natural stone, bulk soil and gravel, mulch, pine needles, and garden statues! They also carry a variety of shrubs and trees. And don’t worry about how you’re going to get it all home- they offer delivery too! 

C&R Garden Center

C & R Garden Center in Lexington NC is a family-owned business that opened in 1992. They carry a variety of plants, from shrubs and hanging baskets to annuals and vegetables. C&R also offers cemetery flowers, centerpieces, and seasonal decor. Their indoor shop has a variety of garden supplies, including bird feeders, seeds, and landscaping fabric. Stop by and check them out for all your gardening needs and wants! 

Main Street Lawn & Garden

Main Street Lawn & Garden in Rural Hall offers quality lawn and garden products and equipment repair services for over 10 years. As dedicated professionals, we sell and recommend only products that we have personally used. Our loyal customers include many of the area’s top landscaping companies. 

AB Seed

Moving to the Piedmont Triad Farmer’s Market in Colfax in 1995 allowed A.B. Seed to expand and become the area’s largest dealer in garden fountains and Belgard Pavers.  They have a large selection of bird feeders and houses, bird seed, garden supplies (fertilizers, insect and disease control products, organic options), glazed pottery, concrete planters, benches, bird baths and statuary and a large retail store with unique home decor items and gifts.  At A.B. Seed you will find a large selection of seasonal plants including annuals, perennials, flowering shrubs, trees, citrus and tropical plants. 

Bonus: LTD Farm & Garden

LTD Farm and Garden is a family-owned business, operating since 1990. They sell power tools, lawn mowers, and other lawn and garden equipment, as well as seeds, fertilizer, and livestock feed. Whether you have a patio garden or a large farm, LTD Farm & Garden in King, NC can assist you with whatever your needs, small or large. 

Bonus: Daily Basket

The Daily Basket in Germanton describe themselves as “the good ole days with a modern twist”. Their deli and market may remind you of an old-timey general store, with glass bottled drinks and old fashioned candy. They carry grocery and garden supplies that are sourced as locally as possible. Daily Basket regularly hosts events like yoga on the lawn, outdoor music, gardening classes, and more! Check out their shop and sign up for a fun event!