Let the good times grow!
It’s looking like fall around here! The garden center is filling up with pumpkins, mums and other fall annuals, fall décor and more!
We’re proud to host and sponsor this year’s must-attend music and food festival, Chamber Jam! We’ve partnered with the Darien Chamber of Commerce and other local businesses in celebration of our community. Come hear great music, eat great food, drink great drinks!
Proceeds from Chamber Jam go to benefiting Chamber Charitable Foundation initiatives, including their College Scholarship and Holiday Lights programs.
We have your fall décor!
The Gardener’s Center is bustin’ with fall color! Pumpkins of every size, color, and texture are here. Mums of every color are here. Ornamental cabbages, kales and peppers are here. Unique fall home décor is here. All that’s missing is you!
The Gardener’s Center is your year-round garden center offering a wide selection of unique and sought-after outdoor and indoor plants, designer pottery, gardening supplies, floristry services, container design services, gifts and more.
We’re committed to providing exceptional service and horticultural expertise. We are your gurus of gardens and floristry!
Find an ever-changing selection of annuals, perennials, shrubs, herbs and edibles. We offer a huge selection of designer pottery, garden art and statuary and a friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Our indoor greenhouse is THE place for plant enthusiasts and new plant parents alike. Find exceptional and hard-to-find houseplants. Questions? Our expert horticulturalists are here to help.
Our full-service floristry department offers exceptionally beautiful fresh-cut flowers and greenery, and masterfully-designed floral arrangements for every occasion and local events.
Work with our designer for custom-designed containers. We build on-site with expert creativity, care and attention to detail with carefully selected plant material catered to your space and light conditions.
Often overlooked, these fall-blooming, pollinator-loving native perennials add color and texture to your autumn gardens.
Sean provides an overview of some of his favorite fall-blooming native perennials: Eupatorium Dwarf Joe-Pye Weed and Hardy Ageratum + New England Aster • New England Aster Purple Dome + Vernonia Iron Butterfly.
September and October are the best times to plant AND enjoy their blooms. With these natives you’ll have gorgeous blooms that will extend well past other plants that have finished blooming. These lovelies are also invaluable to our pollinators: bees, butterflies and migrating hummingbirds will certainly thank you for it!
A popular question around here is when do I prune my hydrangeas? How do I prune my hydrangeas? And what makes them different? Well, the short answer is: It depends. Sean, the horticulture expert at The Gardener’s Center, says it requires a little bit of detective work.Read More
Perennial lavender is a desirable plant, but it’s very challenging to grow here in the northeast. There are lots of things that lavenders don’t like about living and growing in Connecticut (and it has nothing to do with traffic or taxes!), but they center around our climate and our soil...Read More
When you have questions, we're here to help
It isn’t enough to just buy plants and tools and all the stuff it takes to practice the art of gardening. You need somebody to talk to, somebody in touch with the earth. At The Gardener’s Center, you’ll find such people.
We are either trained horticulturalists or are just head-over-roots passionate about what we do. Our mission is to help your gardens grow and flourish.
And if you need more help after you get them home, we’re here to give you that, too. Our goal is simple. We want to make you so good at gardening that it becomes second nature. Then, together, we can let the good times grow.