the Christmas Shop is open!

The Gardener’s Center is your holiday spot for beautiful Christmas trees, greenery & swag, holiday décor and more. 

It’s feeling very festive around here! The Christmas Shop is all set up, the Christmas trees are arriving, and we’re looking forward to celebrating the season with all of you! 

Our holiday & winter floristry designs will delight!

Check out our Evergreen Drop-Ins for your porch and entryway containers. These easy-to-care-for beauties will last you winter! And don’t forget to order your holiday centerpieces and floral displays to make your home and business festive and beautiful.

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!

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.

Floristry services 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.

Container design services at 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.

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Let’s Talk Selecting and Caring for Your Fresh-cut Christmas Tree

Sean, the horticulture guru at The Gardener’s Center is here to give you the pro tips on selecting and caring for your fresh-cut Christmas tree.

When selecting your tree, you need to know the optimal time to purchase and what’s okay (and not) with needle drop. In caring for your tree, you need to know when and why it needs a fresh cut as well as the do’s and don’ts for watering and setting up. Watch the video for these important tips so you can enjoy your Christmas tree for as long as possible.

Winter pots

Keeping Your Containers “Happy and Healthy” Over the Winter

Sean, the horticulture guru at The Gardener's Center in Darien, CT, talks about which pots can take the winter elements and which pots need to be brought in or protected. He also has advice on HOW to protect them. He puts plant pots into four groups: terracotta, cast stone/concrete, fiber...

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New England Aster Fall-Blooming Native Perennial

Fall-Blooming Native Perennials You’ll Love

Overlooked in the spring and summer, it’s now time for the fall-blooming native perennials to shine. And let’s be clear, these aren’t overlooked because they’re bad plants, but because they’re not brightly blooming at those times.

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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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