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North Seattle

Beauty & The Bamboo
306 NW 84th St.
Seattle, WA  98117
(  206-781-9790
i call
type: specialty nursery
description: Over 40 types of bamboo plants.
directions: From I-5, exit going west on N 85th St. Turn left on 3rd Ave. NW, right on NW 84th St.

MJD Distributors Garden Center
17212 Aurora Ave. N
Shoreline, WA  98133
(   206-391-4058
i Open Mar.-Dec., call for seasonal hours
description: Rain barrels, full selection of nursery stock, perennials, seasonal color.
directions: I-5 take 145th St. exit to Aurora Ave., turn right (north); nursery is on the right.

MsK Rare Plant Nursery 3
20312 15th Ave. NW
Shoreline, WA  98177
(  206-546-1281
i March 22-Sept. 22, Fri.-Sun. 10-5; Sept. 23-March 21, Fri.-Sun. 10-3
type: specialty nursery
description: Unusual plants for the garden connoisseur; native plants, conifers, oaks, woodland and alpine plants.
directions: From I-5 take exit 176, turn west on NE 175th St. Turn right (north) on Fremont Ave. N, then left on N 185th St.; N 185th becomes N Richmond Beach Rd., turn right on 15th Ave. NW.

Sky Nursery 
18528 Aurora Ave. N
Shoreline, WA  98133
(  206-546-4851
i  Mon.-Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5
type:  retail nursery
description:  Retail garden center, offering plants, bulk soils, bark, compost, statuary, fountains and pond supplies.
directions:  From I-5 take Exit 176, turn west on NE 175th St., turn right (north) on Aurora Ave.

Swanson’s Nursery
9701 15th Ave. NW
Seattle, WA  98117
( 206-782-2543
i 9-6 daily, call for extended spring/summer hours
type: retail nursery
description: Full-service garden center, offering annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, indoor plants, container design, gardening supplies and seasonal color and gifts.
directions: From I-5 take 172, go west on N 85th St. Turn right on 15th Ave. NW; go two blocks, at light take a slight left onto 15th Ave. NW.

Central Seattle

City People’s Garden Store
2939 E Madison St.
Seattle, WA  98112
i Mon.-Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-6
type: retail garden center
description: 15,000 square feet of exciting annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. The shop has gardening tools and supplies, gifts, and quality furniture.
directions: From I-5, exit onto S. Dearborn St. and go east on Dearborn. Turn left on Rainier Ave. S; at S. Jackson St. angle slightly left onto Boren Ave. Turn right on E. Madison St.

The Coppervine
1315 E Pine St.
Seattle, WA  98122
(  206-323-0770
i 11-6 Tues.-Sun., closed Mon. Call for spring hours.
type: retail garden center
description: An urban garden store offering indoor & outdoor plants, containers, gardening tools, organic soils and fertilizers and handmade gifts
directions: Call, or visit web site.

Emerald City Gardens
4001 Leary Way NW
Seattle, WA  98107
description: A small specialty nursery catering to space-challenged urban gardeners, offering expert advice along with exceptional plants.
directions: From I-5, exit west on N 45th St., stay right onto N. Midvale Pl.,  straight on N. 46th St., which becomes NW Market St. Turn left on 15th Ave. NW); go left on Leary Ave. NW,  just before the Ballard Bridge.

Magnolia Garden Center
3213 W. Smith St.
Seattle, WA  98199
( 206-284-1161
i Mon.-Fri. 9:30-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5
type: retail nursery
description: A full-service garden center with a full line of nursery stock: annuals, vegetables, perennials, shrubs and trees; gardening supplies; gift shop; container gardens; garden art.
directions: Call or visit web site

Ravenna Gardens
2580 NE University Village
Seattle, WA  98105
(  206-729-7388
i Mon.-Sat. 9:30-9, Sun. 10-7
type: retail garden center
description: Unique plants and décor for the garden and home.
directions: From I-5, exit at NE 45th St. and go east. Go left on Union Bay Pl. NE, left on NE 49th St. and turn left into University Village shopping center.

Seasons Nursery
1051 N 35th St.
Seattle, WA  98103
( 206-632-1760
i Mon.-Sat. 10-6
type: retail garden center
description: Complete selection of plants, garden accessories, pottery and garden art.
directions: From I-5 take NE 45th St. exit, go west on NE 45th; turn left on Stone Ave. N; right on N 35th St.

Smith & Hawken  -
4622 25th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA  98105
(  206-985-8613
i Mon.-Sat. 9:30-9, Sun. 11-6
type: retail accessories and décor
description: Retailer/national chain of stores and mail order co.
directions: From I-5, exit at NE 45th St., go east. Go left on Union Bay Pl. NE, left on NE 49th St., left on 25th Ave. NE. Or, park in shopping center and go up stairs.

Urbanweeds -
4302 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA  98103
( 206-632-7680
i Tues.-Fri. 11-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5
type: nursery/gift shop
description: Modern gifts, books, and design accessories for urban outdoor spaces.
directions: From I-5, exit west on N 45th St., stay right onto N. Midvale Pl., then straight on N. 46th St. Turn left onto Fremont Ave. N.

Walt’s Organic Fertilizer Co.
1528 NW Leary Way
Seattle, WA  98107
( 206-297-9092
i Tues.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-4; closed Sun., Mon.; winter hours Sat. 10-4 or by appointment.
type: retail and wholesale fertilizers and soil amendments
description: Walt blends his custom organic garden fertilizers & soil amendments to meet the nutrient needs of Northwest gardens. His bagged fertilizers are available at his retail store, as well as at select regional nurseries. Organic veggie and flower starts are offered in spring.
directions: From I-5, exit west on N 45th St., stay right onto N. Midvale Pl.,  straight on N. 46th St., which becomes NW Market St. Turn left on 15th Ave. NW); go right on Leary Ave. NW.

South Seattle

Bonsai Northwest  -
5021 S. 144th St.
Seattle, WA  98168
(    206-242-8244
i Wed.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4
type: retail & mail order nursery
description: A large selection of quality bonsai pots, tools and supplies, as well as bonsai plants.
directions: From I-5, exit to Southcenter Blvd. and turn west. Turn right on 51st Ave. S, then left (west) on S 144th St.

Clinton Inc. Bamboo Growers
12260 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA  98168
(    206.242.8848
i May-Sept., Fri.-Sun. 9-5; or by appointment.
type: retail nursery & grower
description: Hardy bamboo, ornamental grasses, and tropical looking perennials for the PNW.
directions: From I-5 or Hwy 405, take Hwy 518 exit towards SeaTac Airport & Burien. Before Hwy 518 ends, take Hwy 509 north. Take S 128th St. exit; left on S 128th, right on 1st Ave S.

Herr Backyard Garden Center
107 SW 160th St.
Burien, WA  98166
(   206-242-2014
i Open 6 days 10-5 (11-5 on Sun.)’ closed on Tuesday
description: Full service garden center, annuals, perennials, native plants, shrubs & trees, tools, organic fertilizer, gifts, statuary, seasonal color; wood pellets.
directions: From I-5, exit going west on Hwy. 518; when the highway becomes 148th St., take a left on 1st Ave. S; right on SW 160th St.

Minter’s Earlington Greenhouse
13043 Renton Ave. S
Seattle, WA  98178
(    425-255-7744
i 11-6 Mon.-Sat., 11-5 Sun.; winter 11-4 Wed.-Sun.
type: retail nursery
description: A full-service nursery and greenhouse, offering annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and foliage plants. Excellent selection of container plants in spring.
directions: From I-5, going south (from Seattle) take the Martin Luther King Way exit, go south on MLK Way; turn left on S 133rd St., it becomes S 132nd St. Turn left on Renton Ave. S. From I-5 north to Seattle, take the MLK Way exit, turn right on S Ryan Way; right on Beacon Ave. S; left on 68th Ave. S, right on Renton Ave. S.

Oasis Water Gardens 3
404 S. Brandon St.
Seattle, WA 98108
(   206-767-9776
i  April 1-Oct. 1, 10-6 daily;  Nov. 1-March 1, Thurs., Fri., Sat., 10-6; Oct. & March, Tues.-Sat. 10-6
type:  specialty nursery
description:  Flora and fauna for the ornamental pond: hardy and tropical water lilies, koi, koi food, marginal plants, pond liners, pumps, and accessories.
directions:  From I-5 take Corson Ave. S/S Michigan St. exit, stay to the right onto S Michigan St.; turn right on 4th Ave. S; turn right on S. Brandon St.

Julius Rosso Nursery Co.
6404 Ellis Ave. S
Seattle, WA  98108
(   206-763-1888
type: retail nursery
description:  Shrubs, trees, annuals, perennials; roses.
directions: I-5 Exit 162; go south on Corson Ave. S, left on E Marginal Way S., left on Ellis Ave. S.

Village Green
Perennial Nursery
10223 26th Ave SW
Seattle, WA  98146
(    206-767-7735
i  March-Oct., Thurs. & Fri. 12-7,  Sat. & Sun. 10-4:30
type: retail/specialty nursery
description: Many “Old Roses” and hard-to-find perennials
directions: From I-5, take the West Seattle Bridge (Spokane St. viaduct), left onto 35th SW; go south approx. 3 miles then left onto Roxbury; turn right (south) onto 26th.

West Seattle Nursery
5275 California Ave. SW
Seattle, WA  98136
(   206-935-9276
i  Open 7 days/week, all year
type: retail nursery
description: A neighborhood nursery with a great selection of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees; plus seasonal color, gardening supplies and accessories, and a gift shop.
directions: From I-5 exit onto the West Seattle Bridge, westbound. At the light (35th Ave. SW) continue straight, turn west on SW Alaska St.; turn left (south) on California Ave. SW.

City People's Garden Store

Minter's Greenhouse

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