Start your own garden!
Inspired to get out in the garden? Here’s some information on six Cape and Islands businesses that offer a variety of gardening and landscape goods and services.
Scenic Roots Garden Center
Open daily throughout the year, this flourishing family-owned garden center offers many gardening and yard-maintenance goods, from plants and flowers to soil, mulch and gloves. The company also caters to bird-lovers, stocking a selection of feeders, suet and seed. Ornithologists unite—Scenic Roots is the place for you!
349 Route 6A, East Sandwich
Hyannis Country Garden
This garden center offers seemingly everything a gardener could need, from plants and flowers, to fertilizers and outdoor decorations. Staff will also ensure the plants you buy are correctly potted and soiled, and will offer additional advice based on where the plants are to live. There’s even an aquatics team available to consult with regarding garden ponds and other water features.
380 West Main Street, Hyannis
Pine Tree Nursery and Landscaping
In addition to a robust assortment of trees, shrubs, plants and berries, Pine Tree Nursery and Landscaping offers garden consultation and design services as well as masonry and materials for patios, walls and walkways. Also, don’t miss Pine Tree’s free spring workshops, which include “Pruning Mysteries Solved” (April 25), “Dividing Perennials” (May 2), and “Creating a Cutting Garden” (June 10).
200 Route 137, South Chatham
Saint Aubin Garden Center
This Outer Cape company carries needle evergreens and other trees, shrubs, grasses and more. Saint Aubin also offers organic gardening products, mulch and soil, and landscape design materials including clamshells and native stones. Don’t miss Forsythia’s Gifts—the on-site gift shop—for unique bath, body and décor products.
4850 Route 6, Eastham
Bartlett’s Farm is a popular Nantucket hotspot for pretty much everything. The historic farm sells plants, flowers, shrubs and many other gardening products, and savory soups and sandwiches are sold in Bartlett’s Market. The farm also hosts gardening workshops, such as “Plant Propagation” (April 16), and an island Easter egg hunt.
33 Bartlett Farm Road, Nantucket
Searching for snapdragons, sunflowers or Swiss chard? On the hunt for hellebore, hosta or hydrangea? Browsing for birch trees, butterfly bushes or a bevy of banana plants? If so, Middletown Nursery may be the choice for you. This company on the Vineyard offers a colorful collection of trees, shrubs, flowers and succulents—and many fascinating tropical plants.
680 State Road, West Tisbury, Martha’s Vineyard
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