Akron has numerous, quality garden centers. Whether you need to landscape a new yard, add interesting touches to your existing gardens, plant vegetables for a vegetable garden, or would like to buy gift for the gardener in your life, the following list is a great place to start. The staff at the these garden centers and nurseries will assist you in selecting the best product for your yard’s needs; just ask. Sign up with your favorite garden center’s online newsletter for valuable coupons and notices of sales.
Blue Heron Nurseries
(© 2009 Cindy Orley)
Blue Heron Nurseries should be your first stop for landscaping your Akron area yard. They have everything you need: evergreen trees, fruit trees, mulch, topsoil, roses, shrubs, ornamentals, paving blocks, and more. Residential and commercial customers welcomed. They offer affordable delivery service and installation. Open April – October.
Blue Heron Nurseries
5117 Medina Road Copley
, OH 44321
(Courtesy of Constantine’s Garden Center)
Constantine’s Garden Center is a full service nursery and greenhouse in Richfield. There, you can choose from more than 15,000 perennials and 60 varieties of hostas. Constantine’s claim to fame is their perennials; most are grown on-site offering hearty plants for local gardens. It is a beautiful place to browse and fun to find a new variety of your favorite flower to add to your garden. Their prices are great and many discounts are offered throughout the growing season. Open March – October.
Constantine's Garden Center
2518 Brecksville Road
Richfield, OH 44286
Dayton Flower & Garden Center has been serving the Norton
area for more than 50 years. Their products and customer service is what has made them so successful. Shoppers can choose from hundreds of products including annuals, perennials, azaleas, rhododendrons, roses, trees, bird supplies, mulch, fertilizer, insect control, garden supplies, gifts, seeds, potted plants, and hanging baskets. They strive to provide the lowest prices in the area and offer specials throughout the season.
Dayton Flower & Garden Center
4474 Cleveland Massillon Road
Norton, OH 44203
At Dayton Nursery, you can browse through more than 800 varieties of perennials in the 17,000 ft greenhouse that sits on the 40 acres. Delivery and planning services are available. You'll find bedding plants, equipment & supplies, fertilizers, flowers, house plants, and more. Dayton Nursery is also a great place to go for any kind of landscaping. The flower/tree selections are huge and the staff are very friendly and knowledgable. Highly recommended.
3459 Cleveland Massillon Road
Norton, OH 44203
Donzell’s is 35,000 square feet and 13 acres of land, filled with trees, flowers, hanging baskets, pots, garden accessories, vegetables, houseplants, seeds, bushes, fountains, gazebos, and many gifts. The selection of plants and flowers cannot be beat; however prices are a bit higher than you'll find elsewhere. Everything you need to develop and maintain a beautiful flower or vegetable garden can be found at Donzell’s. The customer service is excellent; if the associate can’t answer your question, they will find someone who can. Delivery, floral design, and gift wrapping is available. Open year-round.
937 East Waterloo Road
Akron, OH 44306
Dunkler FarmsDunkler Farms is open April through October and offers the cheapest flowers, vegetable plants, and produce in the area. Their products are of good quality, healthy, and ready to be planted in your gardens. There offer a wide selection of annuals of every type, in flats, potted, or in hanging baskets. They also have a nice selection of perennials and vegetable plants. Dont' miss their fruit and vegetable produce stand.
1350 Collier Road
Akron, OH 44321
Gardener of BathGardener of Bath provides a high level of customer service and offers beautifully arranged displays of indoor plants, annuals, perennials, trees, flowers, seeds, gardening supplies, fertilizer, decorative items for the garden, fountains, planters, organic products, shrubs, and hand-crafted gifts and floral displays. This family-owned boutique garden center gives an upscale approach to gardening; come and enjoy yourself.
Gardener of Bath
2368 N Cleveland Massillon Road
Akron, OH 44333
Hosta Haven is everything hosta. You can choose from six sizes of the plant, from very small to extra large. In fact, there are more than 400 varieties to choose from! Buy the matching garden marker stones to display your prize hosta in your garden. They are the largest grower and supplier of hostas in all of Summit County.
Hosta Haven Farms
1906 Wright Road
Akron, OH 44320
(courtesy of K and S Greenhouse)
The specialty at K and S Greenhouse is hanging baskets. You will not find such nice baskets anywhere else in the area, and the prices are very good. The baskets are full of wonderful flower combinations and are larger than you will find at any competing garden centers. Their claim to fame is providing the highest quality and healthiest greenhouse plants, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets, and flowering shrubs in the surrounding areas. At various times during the year, K and S offers workshops and lectures on gardening. Open April – October.
K & S Greenhouse
4391 Cottage Grove Road
Uniontown, OH 44685
If you are looking for a unique specialty plant, Kollman’s Greenhouse probably has it. For 40 years, they have been on the look-out for new varieties of plants to offer their loyal customers. The showroom offers unique plants, flowering shrubbery, potted plants, hanging baskets, vegetables, planters, accessories, and gifts. Many of their flower displays can be found at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
. Services include poinsettias & lilies for churches, fundraisers, wholesale products, landscape designers, and corporate/large end user services. Open year-round.
8935 Ravenna Road
Twinsburg, OH 44087