St. Margarets Bay Gardening Club

Gardeners Helping Gardeners

Resources for gardeners

This is an eclectic list of plant suppliers, listed regionally which members may find useful when planning a plant search outing! The list is confined to areas which can be reached in a day's outing , therefore does not include suppliers in the far reaches of our province. The list focuses on family-owned businesses each of which was recommended. The list is in no way complete and if you have other recommendations, they could be added to the list. Every effort was made to contact the supplier directly to ensure correct information. In other cases individual websites or google searches were relied upon for information. Please note we cannot assume responsibility for plant viability or misinformation. Complete driving directions to specific sites are usually included in individual websites. It is highly recommended you check those websites for updated information. Some businesses offer discounts to garden club members. If you dont see it mentioned in these listings, you could always ask.

We are currently doing some "landscape design" on the nursery lists,

so please be patient while we re-create them! because they are being cut and pasted, there

may be some confusing bits!

Garden Nurseries

We meet on the 3rd Wednesday each month, at 7:00 Sept - Nov/Jan - May

in the meeting room at the Tantallon Library. Please note, this is a new time and a new venue! Guests are always welcome to attend our meetings!

HANTS COUNTY

BALDWIN'S NURSERIES 902-798-9468Shrubs, bamboos, all season colourful plants.

500 Mines Rd. Falmouthrobertbaldwin@ns.sympatico.caAll plants are potted; no delivery, pick-up only; suggests a trip in www.baldwinnurseries.commid-June for a garden tour and to pick up orders. 10% members discount.

BLOMIDON NURSERIES 902-542-2295 Good selection of annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, bulbs & more 10060 Hwy # 1jbezanson@blomidonnurseries.comOpen year round; Xmas shop; on-line catalogue; Greenwich (just past Wolfville)www.blomidonnurseries.com Group tours; refreshments provided. Advance notice reqd. 10% members discount

EL SUMMIT PERENNIALS 902-866-0544 Backyard hobby nursery specializing in shade plants and Interesting foliage plants with low maintenance needs. 1051 Highway #1, Mt. Uniackelsmit@eastlink.ca

Refer to website for directions http://plants.chebucto.biz/ No credit cards; off the beaten track; varied hours of operation. Advised to call first. 10% discount over a $100 order.

FOGGY HOLLOW FARM 902-369-2568 Rose and fruit tree specialists; also bedding plants, annuals, herbs and a large variety of perennials; full service garden centre open daily during season (may-Oct); annual rose festival in late July. 3949 Hwy # 215 Noel (website www.foggyhollow-gardencentre.com/ is very descriptive) See website for specific hours.

HOSTA GEEK (Pat Vinish)902-369-2258 Hostas including mini hostas, field grown perennials, daylilies, grasses,Fundy Beauties peonies, heucheras and less common plants. Location - 8650 Hwy #354 hostageek@hotmail.com www.hostageek.ca Operates as a production nursery, not a garden centre. Call ahead to arrange an appt for order pickup and/or a garden tour. 10% members discount.

MANNINGS FAMILY FARM MARKET 902-798-4541 Offers bedding plants and a wide variety of fresh produce, as well as annual flower, vegetable, herb and fruit transplants. 50 Oakdale Lane,RR#2, Falmouth cd.manning@ns.sympatico.ca Open May-Oct. Hours are 8-8 in the spring, 9-6 in the fall.

RIVERVIEW HERBS 902-261-2274 or 1-888-261-4372 Over 500 varieties of herbs. Sells at the Halifax Farmers Market and their products are carried by many garden centres and farm markets. 8907 Hwy 215, Maitland, Hants Co. www.riverviewherbs.com