Best Garden Centers In Atlanta

March 1, 2016 8:00 AM

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Spring brings showers, flowers and beautiful gardens in the city of Atlanta. With the perfect climate for blooming season, it’s great being a garden enthusiast in Atlanta. There are many full service nurseries and garden centers with quality selections of unique and popular plants, herb seeds, veggie seeds and plants, and knowledge on landscape design and local planting conditions in Georgia. Whether you’re a newbie or an experienced expert in maintaining your green thumb, you’ll find the perfect place to expand your gardening skills in the city of Atlanta. Here are the best garden centers in Atlanta.
Garden Hood Atlanta
353 Boulevard S.E.
Atlanta, 30312
(404) 880-9848

Garden Hood is a tiny little spot of green in the concrete jungle of one of Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods, Grant Park. Patrons have come to adore the atmosphere of this little shop, which sets it apart from other garden centers. From the funky garden sculptures to the gentle shade provided by the maple trees and the unique hippie tunes wafting through the outdoor speakers, it’s one of a kind. The level of detail on the plant description cards offers customers insight into planting in specific Georgia climates and temperatures. They offer a variety of high quality plants, tools and materials, but be mindful of your intended budget. When you’re looking for great customer service, beautiful plants or lots of good ideas for your garden, take a peek in Garden Hood.

Farmer D Organics
2154 Briarcliff Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329
(404) 325-0128

Farmer D Organics touts itself as the environmentally friendly, socially conscious business that creates farms and products for the earth and its people. But according to their patrons they also have excellent service, an extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff, and a diverse, high-quality selection of plants as any given season allows. They have a huge selection of herbs, veggies and fresh compost, plus other gardening tools and supplies.The owner is passionate and knowledgeable about all things organic gardening. Farmer D staff are all expert growers, passionate about what they do, and they will give you the advice you need to have the best (and possibly the most carefree) garden in town.

Truly Living Well For Natural Urban Agriculture
3353 Washington Road
East Point, GA  30344
(678) 973-0997

If you love freshly picked organic veggies, look no further than Truly Living Well. Truly Living Well for Natural Urban Agriculture has been serving the Atlanta community since 2006 with a goal to nurture natural, GMO-free food production as a catalyst to creating jobs, healthier adults and children and building a safe inner city oasis for families and community to gather. Truly Living Well has a welcoming atmosphere and very friendly staff who take you around the garden and show you the produce. They grow all kinds of great seasonal veggies and fruits, host summer camp for the kids and sell goods via their own farmers market on Fridays from 2 p.m. to dusk.

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Nearly Native Nursery
776 McBride Road
Fayetteville, Ga 30215
(770) 460-6284

Nearly Native Nursery is a cute little garden shop with a big selection of specialty plants, trees and flowers. They promote, sell and propagate southeastern native plants for all types of landscapes of plants, trees, and flowers for all. The owners and staff are very knowledgeable and provide excellent customer service. Be prepared to learn more about plants than ever before. From specific growing conditions in Georgia, such as hot or dry, sun or shade, sand to clay to being guided about how to plant and design a landscape that will help your personal garden flourish. You won’t get that type of customer service anywhere.

Hall’s Flower Shop And Garden Center
5706 Memorial Drive,
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
(404) 292-8446

Hall’s Flower Shop and Garden Center is located in the heart of Stone Mountain, Georgia. They have historic ties to the city of Atlanta, founded by Wayne and Mildred Hall with their first store located on Hosea Williams Boulevard in the Kirkwood neighborhood of Atlanta. They offer a wide range of flowers, arrangements, green and blooming plants accompanied with excellent service that patrons have come to value from their friendly and professional staff. Hall’s Flower Shop is the quintessential shop that exudes southern hospitality.

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Marlena Turner is an Atlanta native and graduated from Georgia State University. With interests in technology, arts and music for the past three years, she has written articles published on and regarding such topics. In her free time she enjoys video games and movies. Read more on

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