Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: Nurseries

Suppliers of outdoor trees, shrubs and herbaceous plant, many offering mail order or online purchase

  1. wcutler
    This resource lists nurseries, submitted by members, that operate in the Pacific Northwest. Feel free to check out the links, add your comments or submit your own link suggestions by clicking the button on the right and discussing them on the Outdoor Gardening in the Pacific Northwest forum. These links to nurseries or other commercial ventures are provided as a service to the public and do not constitute endorsement by UBCBG, even where the submitters have given rave reviews. Caveat emptor!"

    British Columbia

    AppleLuscious Organic Orchards
    Small Salt Spring Island apple orchard that sells a good variety of organic bare root whips, which they do ship, though there does not seem to be anything about that on the website. Website says they have 200 varieties, which seem to be sold at the local farmer's market and apple festival.

    Link location AppleLuscious Organic Orchards
    Submitted by Carlin
    Submitted date 20 Dec 2017; last confirmed 8 Mar 2018

    BC Wild Heritage Plants
    This nursery in Sardis, BC is a sustainable forest-farm (agro-forestry) operation utilizing the forest shade to produce shade-loving shrubs and herbs used for seed stock, fern spores, cutting and stolon material, while maintaining wildlife and riparian values. The existing farm field contains native perennial rootstock, bulbs and a red huckleberry U-pick open in mid-July each year. To ensure our practices are sustainable, it has completed a BC Environmental Farm Plan. By appointment, and open late in the season due to location. Well worth the drive.

    Link location BC's Wild Heritage Plants
    Submitted by rhodomontade
    Submitted date 28 February 2017; last confirmed 28 February 2017

    Cedar Rim Nursery

    This nursery in Langley, BC has a wide selection of fruit trees, small fruits, and many other plants, providing PDF files with lots of useful information about each variety available. It offers on-line shopping.

    Link location Plants & Gardening Supplies in Langley | Cedar Rim Nursery
    Submitted by vitog
    Submitted date 1 March 2017; last confirmed 1 March 2017

    Denman Island Heritage Apple Trees
    Nursery on Denman Island, BC carries numerous rare plums, pears and apples, sells trees by internet, phone or onsite.

    Link location Denman Island Heritage Apples
    Submitted by woodschmoe
    Submitted date 4 Mar 2010; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    Eco-Sense
    Nursery in Victoria, BC offering on-site sales only. May be a bit pricier than others but does have more selection of hard to find/obscure edible fruits nuts and herbs.

    Link location Eco-Sense
    Submitted by Carlin
    Submitted date 20 Dec 2017; last confirmed 8 Mar 2018

    Fraser's Thimble Farms

    This nursery on Salt Spring Island has interesting plants, takes orders. Offers mail order but not on-line ordering.

    Link location Fraser's Thimble Farms - Rare and Native Plant Nursery
    Submitted by rhodomontade
    Submitted date 28 February 2017; last confirmed 28 February 2017

    Fruit Trees and More
    Nursery and demonstration orchard in North Saanich, BC. Custom orders are welcome, but no online ordering; mail-order availability is unclear. Website has a few videos with growing tips.

    Link location Fruit Trees and More
    Submitted by Holly M
    Submitted date 30 Dec, 2016; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    Le Coteau Nursery
    Nursery in Victoria specializing in fruit trees. Does not do online orders, mail-order availability is not clear. Has a facebook page: Le Coteau Nursery | Facebook.

    Link location Le Coteau Nursery
    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 2 Aug 2006; last confirmed 12 Nov 2015

    Pacific Northwest Propagators Inc.
    Nursery in Rosedale, near Chilliwack, BC., recommended as a good small and well run nursery and they work hard to keep it that way. A nice display garden , too.

    Link location Pacific NorthWest Propagators Inc.
    Submitted by chimera
    Submitted date 13 Mar 2017; last confirmed 13 Mar 2017

    Phoenix Perennials
    Nursery in Richmond, BC that carries interesting and rare fruit (ie hardy kiwis, passionfruit and citrus among others). Recommended as good to deal with.

    Link location Phoenix Perennials
    Submitted by Carlin
    Submitted date 20 Dec 2017; last confirmed 8 Mar 2018

    Russell Nursery
    This nursery in North Saanich focuses on plants grown onsite. They list native plants as a specialty. They offer design and consultation services. There is no mention of mail order.

    Link location Russell Nursery |
    Submitted by rhodomontade
    Submitted date 28 February 2017; last confirmed 28 February 2017

    Washington

    Far Reaches Farm

    This rare plant specialty nursery in Port Townsend, Washington recommended for their quite exotic material, often obtained from overseas botanical expeditions. Offers on-line shopping, and does ship to Canada.

    Link location Far Reaches Farm
    Submitted by rhodomontade
    Submitted date 28 February 2017; last confirmed 28 February 2017