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Cultivating the look and feel of home extends easily into your landscape with these fine garden centers chock full of garden supplies. From the expert advice of greenhouse specialists to the delightful water gardens that add the perfect accent, this list is loaded with the best. The earth is full of gorgeous vegetation, from tropical to local. Add just the right floral accents, standing pots, raised garden levels, path stones or topiary this season.
Pemberton Farms & Garden Center
2225 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 491-2244

Pemberton Farms & Garden Center has serving customers for over twenty years offering a large amount of supplies to fit every type of garden imaginable. Urban gardeners will find everything they need at Pemberton, including fertilizers, tools and soil additives. Indoor or outdoor plants and accessories including annuals and perennials, vegetable and herb starter kits, seeds and mulch. The staff at Pemberton offers a varied array of skills, including classes for the beginning gardener and events such as wine tasting and landscaping options.

Winston Flowers Back Bay 
131 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
(800) 457-4901

Winston Flowers Back Bay has designer flair in both interior and exterior gardens, including stock specific to each season. Enjoy the amazing collections that Winston Flowers Back Bay offers, add to it specific occasion needs and you’re headed to the right location. Winston offers an expert visit for both interior and exterior design consultations before taking the plunge. Visit the showroom for a glimpse of high class design ideas, and give the staff a preview of what your vision is at home.

Rouvalis Flowers
40 W. Cedar St.
Boston, MA 02108
(617) 720-2266


Rouvalis Flowers provides an amazing assortment of interior container garden options, as well as exterior landscape design ideas and maintenance. The choices of foliage for indoor garden spots is amazing with large and small leafed greenery, decorative grasses, window boxes and colored leafed tropical topiary assortments. The ideas are abundant and the stock is plentiful at Rouvalis Flowers. Consider the expert arrangements and centerpieces as well, offered for both large and small functions. Designing, maintaining and installations are laborious adventures, but not with the staff willing to help along any point of the journey.
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Russell’s Garden Center
397 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778
(508) 358-2283

Russell’s Garden Center hasn’t forgotten about those pesky garden insects, the bane and woe of every gardener on the planet. There’s much to enjoy as well for those who are looking for water garden options, those beautiful stone waterfall filtration statues and linings. If you can name it, or even if you can’t, most likely the knowledgeable staff will be able to take an educated guess. Lawn supplies, house plant needs, even a vast array of special animal and aviary do-dads wait for visitors’ inspection. The colorful assortment of planters in stock is enough to keep many customers undecided on which to choose!

Greenlife Garden Center
481 Boston Road
Billerica, MA 01821
(978) 262-9966

Indoor greenhouse? Look no further then Greenlife Garden Center. From horticulture to disease control, lighting to nutrients, the entire gambit of a greenthumb’s indoor gardening needs can be found in Billerica. The garden center’s list of name brand products is the largest in the state, giving you options for the rest of your fingertips. Ph balance is essential, as well as the right tools in order for plants to flourish indoors. Converse with the staff on which product is best to meet your goals. Installations and consultations for the beginner to the expert are also available. You’ll be confident with trying something new after one visit to the Greenlife Garden Center.

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