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Merrifield Garden Center

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Excellent service and price. Great variety. Very knowledgeable, helpful staff. - Jul 21, 2021

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Home Depot

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Has basic garden merchandise, no advice, prices are good. - Nov 10, 2020

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Merrifield Garden Center

8132 Lee Hwy
Merrifield, VA 22042 703-560-6222

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Pricey, but good. Senior discount helps. - Jul 12, 2021

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Merrifield Garden Center

12101 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030 703-968-9600

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Merrifield is a wonderful garden center offering expertise on disease problems... - May 12, 2021

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Meadows Farms Nurseries

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We have used Meadows Farms for landscape design (and some planting)... - Feb 10, 2021

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American Plant

5258 River Rd
Bethesda, MD 20816 301-656-3311

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Their plants are superior to plants from other nurseries, and their prices... - Jul 05, 2021

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Betty's Azalea Ranch

12507 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA 22030 703-830-8687

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First came for the azaleas: the very best collection in NoVa Now... - May 12, 2021

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American Plant

7405 River Rd
Bethesda, MD 20817 301-469-7690

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My biggest gripe is that the only trees they sell are expensive ($250... - Jul 09, 2021

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Lowe's

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Gardening center was good and had what I needed - Aug 24, 2020

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Burke Nursery & Garden Center

9401 Burke Rd
Burke, VA 22015 703-323-1188

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I really like Burke Nursery. It's a fun place to shop. They are a great,... - May 24, 2021

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Meadows Farms Nurseries

6461 Arlington Blvd
Falls Church, VA 22042 703-538-3100

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Plant stock is not the showiest, but Meadows Farms offers solid plant material... - Feb 05, 2021

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Merrifield Garden Center

6895 Wellington Rd
Manassas, VA 20156 703-368-1919

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Some things are a bit pricy. - Apr 24, 2021

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Homestead Gardens

743 W Central Ave
Davidsonville, MD 21035 410-798-5000

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Homestead Gardens is a wonderful nursery with healthy plants, knowledgeable... - May 12, 2021

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Green Street Gardens

1721 W Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22302 703-998-3030

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do not live up to promises to replace defective plants - May 05, 2021

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Johnson's Florist & Garden Center

5011 Olney Laytonsville Rd
Olney, MD 20832 301-987-1940

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Good variety of plants. Friendly service. - May 05, 2021

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Stadler Nurseries

6815 Rte 108
Laytonsville, MD 20882 301-944-1190

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I used Stadler to completely redo my front yard - removing invasives and planting... - Feb 21, 2021

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Good Earth Market

11650 Falls Rd
Potomac, MD 20854 301-765-0224

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Prices are higher than Home Depot, but quality of plants is so much better.... - May 12, 2021

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Johnson's Florist & Garden Center

10313 Kensington Pkwy
Kensington, MD 20895 301-946-6700

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They're too small in their current location to be able to call themselves... - Apr 29, 2021

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Meadows Farms Nurseries

11254 Leesburg Pike
Herndon, VA 20170 703-450-4240

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On items that I could compare, the Meadows products were slightly higher than... - Aug 16, 2020

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Home Depot

14000 Georgia Ave
Aspen Hill, MD 20906 301-871-0603

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Surprisingly good selection of very healthy plants; knowledgeable staff... - Mar 24, 2021

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