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Merrifield Garden Center

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Outstanding! - Sep 12, 2023

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Home Depot

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Live greenery is usually not well kept - Dec 22, 2023

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Merrifield Garden Center

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

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They are so helpful and knowledgeable. - Feb 09, 2024

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Merrifield Garden Center

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

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The staff her are friendly and helpful. They know their plants and give great... - Feb 26, 2024

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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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Knowledgeable and genuinely helpful staff. A bit pricey buy convenient to... - Feb 10, 2024

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American Plant

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

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Always a great selection and good prices - Feb 19, 2024

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Betty's Azalea Ranch

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

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Steve is exceptionally good with turf problems. - Oct 17, 2023

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Lowe's

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Lowes is often overlooked for Home Depot. However, Lowes is far more customer... - Nov 04, 2022

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Burke Nursery & Garden Center

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

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The real strength of this garden center and why I keep going back is the advise... - Feb 08, 2024

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Meadows Farms Nurseries

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

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The best we have in the area for the price. - Oct 21, 2023

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Merrifield Garden Center

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

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If you want good advice and are willing to pay for it, they are fantastic. - Feb 09, 2024

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Good Earth Market

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

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This is my favorite local nursery. Staff is very informative and always helpful. - Sep 12, 2023

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Green Street Gardens

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

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Green Street provides wonderful plant material. Very good advice and a nice... - Feb 08, 2024

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Homestead Gardens

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

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Given the closure of Behnke's, this is now the best choice for vegetable... - Feb 23, 2024

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Stadler Nurseries

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

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Best selection of native plants in the area. - Feb 21, 2024

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Johnson's Florist & Garden Center

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

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Their people are knowledgeable and nice. Prices are a little bit high but you... - Jun 12, 2023

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Johnson's Florist & Garden Center

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

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Limited inventory, unfriendly staff, mediocre quality - Oct 21, 2023

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Meadows Farms Nurseries

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

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Fairly good selection of plants, which are usually healthy and of reasonable... - Feb 23, 2024

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Potomac Garden Center

12024 Darnestown Rd
North Potomac, MD 20878 301-948-8890

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Greg the nursery manager is simply the best at his advice. - Sep 12, 2023

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