Whether it be finding the perfect flowers for your pollinator garden or landscaping your backyard, Snohomish County’s vibrant garden centers will have you covered. Stocked with a variety of options and knowledgeable staff, visitors can find the perfect flora or fauna to jump-start their summer planting projects. Dust off your gardening gloves, fill your watering can and head out to Snohomish County to find the perfect fit for your outdoor gardening or landscaping project.

Garden Centers in Snohomish County
Boasting 15 acres of beauty, Flower World in Snohomish is a destination garden center, a perfect outing for a spring afternoon. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

Flower World

9322 196th Street SE, Snohomish

Open daily: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

If a one-stop shopping experience is what you are looking for, Flower World in Snohomish has just about everything a gardener could desire. Stocked full to the brim with everything from houseplants and herbs to fruit trees and ornamental grasses, there is nothing this local gem lacks. Located on dreamy acreage, Flower World is more than just a garden center. Visitors can while away in the afternoon, strolling through the manicured garden, gazing at the fountain, or visiting the chickens and geese in the pond.

Kids will love petting goats and alpacas, which are a short walk across the street. Learn about roses, mason bees, or growing veggies at one of the center’s popular clinics. A trip to Flower World would not be complete without a stop at the Produce Market. Stock up with farm-fresh eggs, enjoy local honey and wine, and fill your bag with crunchy fruits and veggies directly from the garden.

Garden Centers in Snohomish County
Specializing in native plants, a walk through Kruckeberg Garden is a magical experience for the whole family. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

Kruckenberg Botanic Garden

20312 15th Avenue NW, Shoreline

Friday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Home to over 2,000 native plants, Kruckenberg Garden is an oasis tucked away one block south of the city of Edmonds in a residential area of Shoreline. Entering the gardens is like walking into another world dripping with local flora and fauna. Take a self-led garden tour with your smartphone to learn about the local flora and fauna of the Pacific Northwest. Let the kids search for fairy doors or register for a seasonal workshop such as Japanese garden bathing or wreath making.

Garden enthusiasts flock to the gardens for the popular native plant sales on Easter and Mother’s Day weekends. Knowledgeable volunteers are on standby to help you pick out the perfect native shrub, fern or bulb to complete your backyard paradise. Planting native plants not only helps local pollinators but also ensures that your garden will thrive in the Pacific Northwest climate. A stop by Kruckeberg will help to transform your garden into a thriving environment for the Pacific Northwest birds and bees.

Garden Centers in Snohomish County
Complete your trip to Flower World in Snohomish by visiting the geese, ducks, chickens, alpacas, and goats. Stock up at the Produce Market for fresh local finds before heading home. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

Snohomish County Master Gardener Plant Sale

18361 Cascade View Drive SE, Monroe

May 11: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Learn from the experts and support the Snohomish County Master Gardner Foundation through their annual plant sale fundraiser. Join local gardening enthusiasts at the Evergreen Fairgrounds for a day of gardening delight. A massive selection of veggie starts, as well as herbs and small fruit trees, will be for sale.

A fun addition to the action will be carnivorous plant experts, who will be on standby to sell and answer questions about these uniquely fun plant varieties. Master gardeners will happily answer gardening questions or help you troubleshoot any hiccups in your spring plantings. Parking and admission are free for this fun-filled day of blossoms and blooms.

Garden Centers in Snohomish County
Pine Creek Nursery in Monroe is the perfect backdrop for your special events or photo ops, as well as a stunning place to stock up on your gardening needs. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

Pine Creek Nursery

23225 Sofie Road, Monroe

Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Nestled on the outskirts of Monroe, the Pine Creek Nursery is a beautiful oasis of flowers set in a charming vintage setting with the mountains as a backdrop. While the flower farm steals the show, customers can find a wide array of herbs, veggie starts, landscaping materials and a whimsical assortment of home and garden décor.

Along with shopping for your gardening needs, this destination nursery is also an excellent venue to host a wedding or special event. A covered barn and plenty of picturesque places to wander the gardens will provide the perfect backdrop for a special day. Pick your pose for memorable occasion photos at Pine Creek Nursery flower gardens. Contact the website for your garden needs, hosting options, or photo opportunities today.

Garden Centers in Snohomish County
Located in the heart of the Snohomish Valley, McAuliffe’s Valley Nursery has everything you need for your gardening needs displayed in a charming setting. Photo credit: Julia Fiene Bowman

McAuliffe’s Valley Nursery

11910 Springhetti Road, Snohomish

Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Conveniently located in the heart of the scenic Snohomish Valley, McAuliffe’s Valley Nursery is a go-to for locals and visitors alike. With everything a gardener needs, from veggie starts to garden tools and décor, McAuliffe’s has you covered. Get inspired by the picturesque gardens on the property or talk to one of the knowledgeable staff to plan your next project. Landscaping trees, shrubs, and bushes are available. If tackling a bigger project, McAuliffe’s has a landscaping business on site that can transform your outdoor space into the oasis of your dreams.

Dust off those gardening tools, grab a notebook and get to planning for a summer full of fresh veggies and juicy fruits. Visiting one or more of these local gems will get you in the mood to sink your hands in the dirt and jump-start your gardening endeavors this spring in Snohomish County.

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