Now that this weather is becoming less fickle and staying warm, we can buy our plants for the warmer seasons. I always like to get a couple of plants to decorate our front and back areas that are easy to keep alive during warm weather, and now more than ever, it’s important to support local, even when it comes to plants. Whether you are a beginner or have a natural green thumb, See Circle City with us and browse the below list of local nurseries in Indianapolis and the surrounding area to get your plants this spring and summer!
Allisonville Nursery, Garden & Home
Where: 11405 Allisonville Rd, Fishers, IN 46038
About: One of our favorite nurseries in Indianapolis is the Allisonville Nursery. From the owners of Sullivan Hardware & Garden, Allisonville Nursery, Garden & Home is a north side staple. The original owners started their nursery in 1976 and it has grown from 15 spruce trees to a massive garden store and home decor gift shop. They are very active on their Facebook page, make sure to follow them for all the latest!
Habig Garden Shops & The Garden Cottage
Where: 15311 Westfield Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032 | 1225 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240
About: Located in Carmel and Nora, the Habig Garden Shops & The Garden Cottage are family-owned and have a variety of indoor and outdoor plants, gardening tools, decor, and pottery. Look for their infamous garden trowel at their Westfield location, and check out the adorable cottage at their Nora location.
Where: 13279 E 126th St, Fishers, IN 46037
About: Wasson Nursery has a garden center in Fishers as well as services like landscaping, groundskeeping, and lawn maintenance. You can make a complimentary lawn & landscape appointment with a coordinator on their website. They also have an online store where can order a lot of their products for delivery or curbside pick-up. Items include mulch, topsoil, perennials, and shrubs.
Eagle Creek Nursery & Landscape
Where: 8160 Lafayette Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46278
About: Eagle Creek Nursery & Landscape, just north of Traders Point, has a large variety of plants, trees, and shrubs for you to up your landscaping game. They invite you to walk around their “park-like nursery” and chat with their knowledgeable horticulturists and plant experts about your at-home projects while you are there.
Where: 9890 Mollenkopf Rd, Fishers, IN 46037
About: Family-owned and operated since 1977, Geist Nursery is another great option to peruse while in the Fishers area. When you visit their garden center, you will find locally grown annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, pottery, and much more! Their website keeps an up-to-date inventory for you to check before visiting their center.
Andrea’s Garden Center
Where: 5412 E 65th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220
About: Trees, shrubs, perennials, oh my! Andrea’s Garden Center was opened in 2001 and strives to inspire the community to “play in the dirt” and are open year-round. Check out their product page to see what is available. They offer services along with their nursery, like landscape installation, consultations, and maintenance.
Rosie’s Gardens and Hughes Landscape
Where: 10402 N College Ave, Nora, IN 46280
About: With over twelve acres of retail space, Rosie’s Gardens and Hughes Landscape is another family-owned and operated northside nursery that offers you a chance to shop and consult their experts. Their greenhouses are filled and always changing. Also, they are a fan of the Grow-Your-Own movement and can help you get started with growing your own vegetables.
Dammann’s Garden Company
Where: 5129 Emerson Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46237
About: Dammann’s Garden Company is located on the southside of Indianapolis, and they specialize in the usual garden center items, including trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and “everything the home gardener may need to create a stunning landscape.” They also offer indoor houseplants and beautiful succulents. Their website features a cool plant library for informational purposes.
Where: 11335 N Michigan Rd, Zionsville, IN 46077
About: Altum’s is another great garden center option and their website has a “shop by color” feature if you have a specific look you’re going for in your yard. They offer annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, and houseplants. If you don’t want to shop in person, you can utilize their curbside pickup and delivery options.
Salsbery Garden Center
Where: 6346 W Broadway, McCordsville, IN 46055
About: Salsbery Garden Center, located in McCordsville (with a second location in Kokomo), is offering online inventory access as we navigate our new normal. They even offer children’s gardening tools so you can have your tiny assistant with you while you garden!
Dammann’s Lawn & Garden Center
Where: 4914 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224
About: Not to be mistaken for Dammann’s Garden Company, the Dammann’s Lawn & Garden Center is locally owned and operated. Check out the garden resources tab on their website to see what is growing in their nursery, in their greenhouse, and for gardening tips.
The Forest Flower
Where: 3205 W 71st St, Indianapolis, IN 46268
About: For more than 40 years, The Forest Flower has provided gardening products and services in their community. As one of the oldest nurseries in Indianapolis, they are a full-service gardening center located on the northwest side of town. With the usual gardening offerings, they also offer houseplant subscriptions for an “ongoing stream of fresh houseplants for either three months, six months or a full year.” Very cool!
Where: 502 E National Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46227
About: Heidenreich Greenhouses is a 5th generation business located on the southside of Indianapolis. Take a walk through their beautifully stocked greenhouses to see what plants and vegetables they have available.
Backyard Blessings Garden Center
Where: 8005 E 30th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219
About: To finish off our list of nurseries in Indianapolis, Backyard Blessings Garden Center is another great garden center located in Lawrence. They offer a large selection of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, and houseplants. Also, they offer free classes at their garden center on various gardening subjects.