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The following are some garden resources we’ve gathered. Let us know if you have others to suggest. You can reach us through the Contact Us page.

Local Nurseries

American Plant – Potomac and Bethesda, MD

Country Nursery – Burtonsville, MD  

Fehr’s Nursery & Garden Center – Burtonsville, MD

Good Earth Garden Center – Potomac and Sandy Spring, MD

Grey Goose Farm – Laytonsville, MD

Homestead Garden Center – Davidsonville, MD

Johnson’s Nursery – Kensington and Olney, MD

Meadows Farm Nursery – Burtonsville, MD

Gardening Guidance

Maryland Native Plant Society – https://mdflora.org

Missouri Botanical Garden  – https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org

Mt. Cuba Center trial garden reports – https://mtcubacenter.org/research/trial-garden

Penn State Extension – https://extension.psu.edu

University of Maryland Extension HGIC – https://extension.umd.edu

Merrifield – Falls Church, Fairfax, Gainesville, VA

Nature by Design – Alexandria, VA

Patuxent Nursery – Bowie, MD

Potomac Garden Center – North Potomac, MD

Seasons Nursery – Gaithersburg, MD

Stadler’s Nursery – Laytonsville, MD

Sun Nurseries – Woodbine, MD

Susanna Farm Nursery – Boyds, MD

Thanksgiving Farm – Adamstown, MD

USDA Plant Database – https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov

Virginia Tech Extension Lawn & Garden – https://ext.vt.edu/lawn-garden.html

Weed Identification, Virginia Tech – https://weedid.cals.vt.edu

Any UNIVERSITY EXTENSION is a good source for information.
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Centennial Garden spring tulip bulbs in bloom
Centennial Garden entrance

Local Nurseries

American Plant – Potomac and Bethesda, MD

Country Nursery – Burtonsville, MD

Fehr’s Nursery & Garden Center – Burtonsville, MD

Good Earth Garden Center – Potomac and Sandy Spring, MD

Grey Goose Farm – Laytonsville, MD

Homestead Garden Center – Davidsonville, MD

Johnson’s Nursery – Kensington and Olney, MD

Meadows Farm Nursery – Burtonsville, MD

Merrifield – Falls Church, Fairfax, Gainesville, VA

Nature by Design – Alexandria, VA

Patuxent Nursery – Bowie, MD

Potomac Garden Center – North Potomac, MD

Seasons Nursery – Gaithersburg, MD

Stadler’s Nursery – Laytonsville, MD

Sun Nurseries – Woodbine, MD

Susanna Farm Nursery – Boyds, MD

Thanksgiving Farm – Adamstown, MD

Gardening Guidance

USDA Plant Database – https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov

Virginia Tech Extension Lawn & Garden – https://ext.vt.edu/lawn-garden.html

Weed Identification, Virginia Tech – https://weedid.cals.vt.edu

Maryland Native Plant Society – https://mdflora.org

Missouri Botanical Garden  – https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org

Mt. Cuba Center trial garden reports – https://mtcubacenter.org/research/trial-garden

Penn State Extension – https://extension.psu.edu

University of Maryland Extension HGIC – https://extension.umd.edu

Any UNIVERSITY EXTENSION is a good source for information.

Local Nurseries

American Plant – Potomac and Bethesda, MD

Country Nursery – Burtonsville, MD 

Fehr’s Nursery & Garden Center – Burtonsville, MD

Good Earth Garden Center – Potomac and Sandy Spring, MD

Grey Goose Farm – Laytonsville, MD

Homestead Garden Center – Davidsonville, MD

Johnson’s Nursery – Kensington and Olney, MD

Meadows Farm Nursery – Burtonsville, MD

Merrifield – Falls Church, Fairfax, Gainesville, VA

Nature by Design – Alexandria, VA

Patuxent Nursery – Bowie, MD

Potomac Garden Center – North Potomac, MD

Seasons Nursery – Gaithersburg, MD

Stadler’s Nursery – Laytonsville, MD

Sun Nurseries – Woodbine, MD

Susanna Farm Nursery – Boyds, MD

Thanksgiving Farm – Adamstown, MD

Gardening Guidance

Maryland Native Plant Society – https://mdflora.org

Missouri Botanical Garden  – https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org

Mt. Cuba Center trial garden reports – https://mtcubacenter.org/research/trial-garden

Penn State Extension – https://extension.psu.edu

University of Maryland Extension HGIC – https://extension.umd.edu

USDA Plant Database – https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov

Virginia Tech Extension Lawn & Garden – https://ext.vt.edu/lawn-garden.html

Weed Identification, Virginia Tech – https://weedid.cals.vt.edu

Any UNIVERSITY EXTENSION is a good source for information.

Public Gardens in the Immediate DC Area

Maryland

Brookside Gardens, Wheaton

McCrillis Gardens, Bethesda

Virginia

Green Spring Gardens, Fairfax

Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna

Mount Vernon Historical House & Gardens, Mt. Vernon

Oatlands Historic House and Gardens, Leesburg

Washington, DC

Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown

Franciscan Monastery Gardens, near Catholic U

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, NE

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, NE

National Cathedral Gardens, NW

Smithsonian Gardens, on the Mall

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, Georgetown

US Botanic Gardens, on the Mall

US National Arboretum, NE

Public Gardens in the Immediate DC Area

Maryland

Brookside Gardens, Wheaton

McCrillis Gardens, Bethesda

 

Virginia

Green Spring Gardens, Fairfax

Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna

Mount Vernon Historical House & Gardens, Mt. Vernon

Oatlands Historic House and Gardens, Leesburg

Washington, DC

Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown

Franciscan Monastery Gardens, near Catholic U, NE

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, NE

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, NE

National Cathedral Gardens, NW

Smithsonian Gardens, on the Mall

Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, Georgetown, DC

US Botanic Gardens, on the Mall

US National Arboretum, NE
The Glenn Dale azalea, dark to light pink, edged in white
The Glenn Dale azalea
The Glenn Dale azalea, dark to light pink, edged in white
The Glenn Dale azalea
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