We love plant people.

We also love dog people. Cat people. Not-so-green-thumb people. Garden groupies. Tree huggers. Flower fanatics. Yep, we love you all!

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!

Let’s Talk Late-Blooming Native Perennials

Sean, the garden guru here at The Gardener’s Center, talks about fall-blooming native perennials in the Asteraceae (Aster) family.

Native to eastern North America, Sean reviews Aster Novae Angliae (New England Aster); Coreopsis Tripteris (Tall Coreopsis); and Liatris Scariosa Nieuwlandii (Nieuwland’s Blazing Star). All provide fall food for bees and butterflies (so much so that Sean watched a kaleidoscope of butterflies following his cart as he placed them on the benches outside)!

Join us in September for…

Houseplant Insects & Pests With Joy

Join us for this informative seminar where Joy will go over all things buggy when it comes to your houseplants. She will help you identify the most common houseplant insects and pests then discuss control and prevention methods to keep your houseplants happy and healthy!

Saturday, september 16, 2023
10:30am – 11:30am
Cost $10*
*Please note we have now incorporated a $10 fee to sign up for our seminars as a placeholder fee. Attendees will receive that $10 back in the form of a coupon at the seminar that can be used on an in-store purchase anytime thereafter. 
Outdoor gardening plants at The Gardener's Center
Outdoor Gardening

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.

Find houseplants at The Gardener's Center
Indoor Gardening

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.

When you want your guests to gush over your floral arrangements, come talk to our experts at The Gardener's Center.

Our full-service floristry department offers exceptionally beautiful fresh-cut flowers and greenery, and masterfully-designed floral arrangements for every occasion and local events.

Make your neighbors jealous wit custom container designs from The Gardener's Center.
Container Design 

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.

Agastache, Hummingbird Mint, Hyssop is a must-have in your perennial garden!

Let’s Talk Agastache

Also knows as Hummingbird Mint and Hyssop, Agastache are probably the longest blooming perennial you can have in a temperate-climate perennial garden. For this, and many other reasons, Sean professes Agastache is his all-time favorite perennial!

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Buy Native Hydrangeas at The Gardener's Center in Darien, CT

Let’s Talk Native Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens, or smooth hydrangeas, are native to the eastern U.S. and are much easier to grow & take care of than non-native varieties. Learn why you're going to fall in love with Pinky Pollen Ring Hydrangea and Annabelle Hydrangea.

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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.

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