39 of the Best Online Gardening Stores
But what online gardening stores can you use? What is the best online garden seed store or where is the best place to look for decor and supplies?
There are so many retailers out there and so many different things to choose from it can be confusing. We’ve put together a list of online gardening stores so you can choose the right place to get your plants, accessories and other gardening paraphernalia.
- Gardener’s Supply
- Seeds Now
- Plow and Hearth
- Plant Express
- Park Seed
- Greenhouse Megastore
- Garden Centre Online
- Monster Gardens
- JFH Horticultural Supplies Ltd
- Gurney’s Seed and Nursery Co.
- Plant America Nursery
- Wayside Gardens
- Home Depot
- Great Garden Supply
- Shop Terrain
- Bluestone Perennials
- Forest Farm
- Garden Crossings
- High Country Gardens
- Song Sparrow
- Brent and Becky’s Bulbs
- Easy to Grow Bulbs
- Cult Hydro
- Fisher Blacksmithing
- Master Gardening
- Garden Fountains
- DS Garden Shop
- Growers House
- Raised Beds
- Irish Eyes Garden Seeds
- Nature Hills
- Blooming Bulb
- Earth Box
It was founded in 1983 and is based in Vermont. Since then, it has grown to serve millions of new customers and sells everything from seeds, garden furniture, decor, cloches and greenhouses.
But this is not just a retail store. Gardener’s Supply also offers advice and help from a network of gardeners. They also run a blog which has great ideas that can inspire you in your garden. A team of experts is also on hand via email for quick answers to your dilemmas.
It supports American Community Gardening Association, the Green Education Foundation, and Plant a Row for the Hungry.
And it is also working to reduce the carbon footprint of the company so if you’re a keen gardener you can buy from this large store without worrying about the impact it has on the environment.
If you’ve never worked with seed kits or some of the other specialized equipment and products at Aerogarden.com, you can still benefit from their informational site tools, including user guides, tips on growing with seed kits and accessories, maintenance schedules, specialty information on indoor gardening, general FAQ categories, and more. There are even articles about going green and how the products can help you reduce carbon footprint.
You can join the Grow Club, if you want, and learn more, getting insider information and certain products based on your membership. Best of all, the site offers international distributors so you can order anywhere in the world.
3. Seeds Now
From arugula to zucchini, if you’re looking for seeds, this is the place to order them. A family owned and operated company that has thousands of positive reviews, you can find whatever you’re looking for with their online store.
On Overstock, you can usually find something for every task in the garden and that suits every budget. From an entire raised flowerbed to a stool with pockets to fit your tools in, this website can give every gardener something they need – or something you never knew you needed!
Each product has a detailed description as well as Amazon-style star ratings and customer reviews. This website also links out to gardening tips and advice which can help you if you have a specific problem as well as give you inspiration for any changes in your backyard.
There is also a brilliant resource which has lots of “how to” videos on a wide range of subjects. This is everything from recipes to explaining the basics of great gardening soil. As well as the website, Burpee also has an app.
7. Plow and Hearth
Plow and Hearth started with one store in Madison, Virginia, and now has 26 stores across the country as well as a catalogue and web store. The products are grouped into “collections” so you can buy a selection of goods which match products and also show top rated or best-selling collections.
There is also a range of products for bringing wildlife into your garden from bird seed to different wildlife housing.
There is also a range of garden wear to make sure you are protected in the garden and your clothes are kept clean. Wellington boots and other waterproof, protective shoes are also available.
Plow and Hearth also has Problem Solvers which provides practical solutions for everyday living and the Wind and Weather brand offers home and garden decor. Plow & Hearth also helps the community and supports the Madison Council for the Arts by contributing time, talent and funding to Music on the Lawn, a series of free outdoor concerts providing entertainment and enjoyment to the citizens of Madison and surrounding communities during the summer months.
8. Plant Express
PlantExpress.com, based in California, is a premier provider of trees and plants of more than 2400 varieties. There are five different package themes you can order, professionally designed, with dozens of quality plants and trees in each package. Each package can cover up to 500 square feet of gardening space, and they are delivered for free to your home, making this the site for a simple starter solution.
There are new additions to the line of plants and flowers all the time, categorized separately so that you always find the latest easily if you are a frequent visitor to the site. They also have contact information – an email address and phone number – in case you don’t find what you’re looking for.
9. Park Seed
The company also has a 500 acre site in Greenwood and sells from there as well as online.
This website has a really good listing system which divides the plants and seeds on offer carefully. The top navigation bar lists “vegetables”, “flowers”, “seed starting”, “perennials”, “herbs” and “fruits” and then as you click on each section it gives you a list of what is on offer by name. This is really handy as it allows you to browse but it also makes it quick and simple to find a specific plant if you want something in particular.
While this specialises in seeds, the website also offers associated bits and pieces so you can get what you need in one place. There are biodegradable pots to make planting your seeds easier, propagating systems and planters.
10. Greenhouse Megastore
This is a specialist store which gives gardeners a wide range of greenhouses for both commercial and home use. For the last 22 years, this company has been building greenhouses across the world and in 2001 the online store was launched to give gardeners insight into the structures. If you’re looking for a greenhouse, from a small seed starter to a huge system to grow several different crops, this is the best place to come. It has lots of variety and offers 100% customer satisfaction.
The Greenhouse Megastore offers a price-beating guarantee which says it will beat any competitor’s price by 2% if a customer finds it lower elsewhere. They also have an aftercare service which supports customers after they have bought a greenhouse and can offer a one year unconditional guarantee.
The website offers technical FAQ to support gardeners with the greenhouses and there is also an email newsletter so you can find out about new offers and tips for your backyard.
If you want to give your friends and family some help with gifts, you can also set up a wishlist on this website to put together products you want for your garden.
11. Garden Centre Online
A news section, although last updated in 2016, offers information on plants month by month as well as tips to protect plants and boost growth. Garden Centre Online is a fairly new website having only been established in 2005. There are more than 1,000 products on sale from hose reel carts to fruit trees and garden sheds. The website has a policy of sending 98% of the products the same day they are purchased.
There is also a section for pets and birds which sells bird houses as well as dog collars and leads so you can pick up a present for your pet as well as improvements for your garden all in one place.
12. Monster Gardens
You can buy supplies separately and set them up how you like them in your own configuration but Monster Gardens also sells packages which groups together everything you need to create certain systems. For example, the LED growing system includes a tent, light hangers, a fan, carbon filters and ducting.
There’s a YouTube channel where staff have produced videos on everything from the basics of setting up hydroponics to nutrient mixing.
Commercial businesses can get discounted rates and Monster Gardens can ship worldwide. They can provide recommendations for your growing setup if you give measurements and details. These design suggestions can go up to 1,500 lamp fixtures.
13. JFH Horticultural Supplies Ltd
This company sells a basic range of everything you need for the garden including tools, clothes and accessories. This website doesn’t have a specialism as such but has a wide range of products for your backyard.
14. Gurney’s Seed and Nursery Co.
Although the online store is a relatively modern addition, this business has been running for more than 130 years. Based in Greendale, IN, the business specialises in trees, shrubs, plants, fruit trees and berries as well as gardening supplies. This is definitely the place to shop if you’re looking for a wide range of plants and trees.
The first catalogue was published in 1910 and business has been booming ever since. It is one of the leading seed and nursery companies in the USA and has exclusive items only available through Gurneys. The special items include Gurney’s Gotta Have It Sweet Corn, Gurney’s Perfect Pickle Hybrid Cucumber, Gurney’s Pride Improved Hybrid Zucchini and Gurney Girl’s Best Hybrid Tomato
There is also a section which shows products new in 2017 as well as “web exclusives” which are Gurneys products which are only available online. Everything is broken down into sections so you can easily shop for fruits, trees or other plant categories.
15. Plant America Nursery
The family-owned and operated business can offer flowers for small gardens right up to wholesale plants and trees.
There are more than 900 varieties of plants and products from Plant America have gone to the Washington Monument, The Arlington National Cemetery and The Battery Conservancy.
Plants from this company are also donated to universities for research. As well as the standard categories, Plant America also groups plants into things gardeners might like. For example, there are sections for fast growing plants and privacy trees. This way, even if you’re not sure what plants you need specifically you can shop by what you need your plant to do. This website has a great gallery feature which shows high resolution images of trees and plants so you can see them at their best before you buy them.
16. Wayside Gardens
Established in 1920, this mail-order business has become known for the quality of the plants, seeds and bulbs it sells as well as the wide variety. It is based in South Carolina and provides unusual varieties. While the company does sell accessories, this business specialises in the flora and fauna themselves. They sell themselves as for the “serious garden enthusiast” and have a catalogue full of container and bare root plants. What accessories Wayside Gardens do sell however, are often exclusive to them so you can rest assured you will get something unique for your backyard.
17. Home Depot
If you need further attestation to the quality of products sold at the corporate giant, consider that Lowes sponsors many of the shows on HGTV and other networks with do-it-yourself project shows and gardening information. If it’s touted by reputable sources, including some of the best-known gardeners and gardening experts, you can probably trust it as an excellent resource.
If you join the email newsletter, you can get even more exclusive discounts, and you’ll be alerted in advance about new products, special events, and sales. It’s easy to reach their customer service as well, in case you are uncertain of something on the site or have a question about shipping or processes.
20. Great Garden Supply
Of course, you aren’t likely to find a problem, unless something is damaged when it arrives, because GreatGardenSupply.com has only the highest quality products to offer. While this may add up to a slightly higher cost of products on their site, it’s worth it for the guarantee they offer.
21. Shop Terrain
For example, you’ll find solutions to questions you forgot to ask, such as how to save money on patio furniture or find furniture that can double for indoor and outdoor use. They have an extensive sale page, and the sales change frequently with the season and often for the purpose of the holidays. You don’t have to dig through the site to look at new arrivals, either, with the category for anything new listed right in the menu on their home page.
Best of all, the ordering process is easy. You have an account of your own with all your shipping and billing information at the ready, can add items to your cart and browse back through them to compare and make choices prior to purchase.
22. Bluestone Perennials
The original Bluestone Perennials store was founded in 1972 in Lake Erie, Ohio, and it is still a family owned and operated establishment, meaning that the endeavours are labours of love and pride. Such personal investment means that you get the best quality products that come from careful handling and preparation, now handled in five acres of greenhouses.
Using plastic cell packs and soilless potting mediums, Richard Boonstra, his wife, and their two teenage children invested in the dream, and the business has grown exponentially. In just three years, they were able to grow it to a full-time operation and purchase a 47 acre farm before growing further 15 years later.
Today, BluestonePerennials.com is a green company, using 100% plantable biodegradable pots, as well as recyclable packaging, with no plastic in use at all. If nothing else, that’s reason enough to support this family venture!
23. Forest Farm
Today, ForestFarm is a non-profit nursery, and proceeds from sales go toward the art and nature programs as well as the care and planting that takes place at Pacifica. Supporting the staff of 15 gardeners and the cause is one great reason to consider purchasing from this incredible gardening site.
The broad variety of plants, vegetables, flowers, and trees provided by the site are another incentive, and you can use the plant finder option to determine what you should order to meet your particular needs environmentally and based on your taste. You can find specials from time to time, and you should feel encouraged to keep up with the site blog, offering everything from reflection on successes in growing certain items to tips for your garden to information about various species of plant.
24. Garden Crossings
Their goal is to continue widening their array of offerings to new and different plants, making sure that they are all robust and healthy. You can expect the owners as well as their employees to assist you in selecting the right plants for your gardening conditions. They also have a Container Designer Tool, which can help you architecturally design seasonal displays, hanging planters, and more.
The site avoids any confusion as you shop, offering categories readymade for your interests, including annuals, perennials, shrubs, edibles, and the container creation tool as well as a separate space for gardening tools and products. There is an entire learning center to search, and you can explore information about the local store in Zeeland, Michigan as well.
25. High Country Gardens
That was in 1984. When the business ‘bloomed’ and people began driving to Santa Fe from other states, he started the mail order division of the company, which thrived due to the lesser need for water and, therefore, more budget friendly growing capabilities.
The website is an incredible resource for learning to grow with less water and still have a lush yard and garden. You’ll find information on and products for gardening, including perennials, bulbs, and wildflower seeds. There is also an area dedicated to lawn care and lawn products. Gardening tools have their own pages for perusal, and you can even order a preplanned garden to start you off on the right food, especially if you’re new to growing. They hold contests with excellent prizes, gift cards that make excellent presents, and sales with great savings.
26. Song Sparrow
In 1943, Charles and his own son, Carl, entered into a partnership together, which passed down to Carl’s son, Roy, remaining in business until 2004. Roy introduced woody and herbaceous plants to the business, as well as some of the best shade trees around. Today, the Song Sparrow Farm in Wisconsin, run by Roy and his family, continues the family’s legacy in horticulture.
Best of all, peruse the books on gardening available from the store, and order some of the best gardening tools in the industry. The long, rich history and culture add depth to the knowledge held by this particular business, and it shines through in every aspect of the website.
27. Brent and Becky’s Bulbs
The 28-acre farm is in Gloucester, and the family members who run the business are also photographers, garden writers, consultants, educators, and lecturers. They are in the process of developing over eight acres of educational gardens that are Chesapeake Bay friendly and creating an educational foundation for school groups and the general public.
Bulb gardens are the specialty for BrentandBeckysBulbs.com, but they are excellent at assisting in purchasing complementary seeds and perennials for your bulb garden. They have separated their website into spring planting and fall planting to help you choose the right seeds and materials for the right time of year, and you can find discounts available on certain products at various times of the year. The site is regularly updated, and ordering is easy, making the site user friendly as well as enjoyable and informative.
28. Easy to Grow Bulbs
The company began in 2004 with a small warehouse in Oceanside, California, and a dream to unite aspiring gardeners and growers with the best from suppliers around the world. With international resources in Israel, Holland, South Africa, and more, you can expect everything sourced by EasyToGrowBulbs.com to be of the highest quality, robust and healthy.
They offer more than bulbs, including potted plants, perennials, and succulents. Find incredible gifts ready for delivery, ideas for other presents that will please the avid gardener, and plenty of information on growing and cultivating your own garden.
29. Cult Hydro
This online hydro gardening store offers a wide range of equipment to create your own setup which includes lights, rigging and growing mediums.
This store offers branded products including nutrients and growing mediums. As well as the food and nutrients needed for plants, you can also buy supplies like a fan and tents to create your set up.
For a hydroponics novice, this website offers everything you need to get up and running with good advice on each product explaining what it does and how it will fit into your system. There is also the ability to shop by price so if you are just starting out and want to try hydroponics without spending a lot of money you can shop on the budget end of the spectrum for some basic supplies.
30. Fisher Blacksmithing
Fisher Blacksmithing specialises in making hand forged, high quality tools. The metal is set into walnut wood handles which gives it durability. This is marketed more at the gift and high end markets as these tools are for a more discerning gardener.
There is also the option to buy over the phone – not just online. The price of these tools is higher than mass-produced items but the craftsmanship means they should stay working and looking beautiful for many years to come.
The website also links to this great YouTube video where you can watch the actual process take place. Tuli Fisher, the blacksmith, shows the viewers how he creates garden trowels, hoes, rakes and other tools using traditional techniques.
This is a specialist website as it only sells tools and doesn’t have any other garden accessories or equipment. But if you want to buy a good quality set of tools, or invest in something beautiful as well as practical, this is the best online gardening store.
31. Master Gardening
MasterGardening.com started out as a mail order service, changing to a strictly online catalogue in 1998. For nearly 20 years now, they have been a premier provider of organic gardening products to online buyers across the continent. Aside from their vast array of plants and seed options, they also carry a variety of gardening tools, planters and pots, fertilizer, garden décor, accessories, and planting kits for starter use.
The site is clearly organized from the home page on, with a main menu also offering items ‘for the home’ such as indoor growing needs. They even have pest control options that are garden friendly. Are you on a budget? MasterGardening.com has a ‘clearance’ page that can help you prepare a garden within your monetary reach. And to save even more, all orders over $99 come with free shipping.
32. Garden Fountains
Some of the products offered on this site are sourced exclusively for Garden-Fountains.com, while others are top of the line products imported from larger brands, giving you as the buyer a wide variety of options. Everything is reasonably priced, something that the company has strived to maintain by keeping a low overhead and going completely online.
You can also benefit from their expert customer service. They have phone, fax, and email support for their products, site, and to offer general information and answers to questions about fountains from style and design to installation.
With frequent updates to the site and new products added constantly to the line up of offerings, Garden-Fountains.com is an excellent resource for unique quality garden décor. They also welcome feedback from customers so they can continuously improve and provide whatever you need.
33. DS Garden Shop
You can change the look of your product with premium stains and high gloss finishes, making them more personalized for your application, and the company will assure you the best quality and reasonable pricing. The way the site is organized allows you to search or browse for something specific but also lets you peruse ideas by product type or by theme. That’s the best way to get creative and make your garden your own.
34. Growers House
Based out of Tucson, GrowersHouse.com also has a storefront, but you can order anything and everything online for indoor and hydroponic gardening at what comes out to wholesale pricing. Lights, nutrients, CO2, soil and other media for growing, pots and trays, controllers and meters for delivery, tents and greenhouses, and tools and gear are all available in one place, and you get a variety of choices in each category, not to mention the available species for growing.
The company also offers assistance to new growers on how to get started, as well as seasoned growers who are moving into larger scale operations. Check out frequently posted blogs and articles on related topics that will enrich your knowledge and give you new ideas for your growing habits.
35. Raised Beds
Soil and fertilizer are also bread and butter products sold here, so you can make this an easy stop for creating a brand new gardening space outside that uses the landscape to your best benefit. The site has a number of ‘staff picks’ with information and ideas to spark creative designs. You can also seek out the new items through a separate link so you always keep up with the latest and greatest.
36. Irish Eyes Garden Seeds
Established in 1989 in Ellensburg, Washington (just to the east of the mountains), IrishEyesGardenSeeds.com is family owned and operated by proud owners who increase their number of employees to keep up with needs during the growing season on their 150-acre organic certified farm. As expected from the name, they specialize in potatoes, but all of their produce is top notch.
Aside from seeds, the site offers gardening supplies, safe pest control options, and gifts for the avid gardener in your life. They have recipes and growing tips posted on their site to help you, especially if you have the same type of climate limitations as this particular farming area. You can sign up for a newsletter that will offer additional information and specials so you’re always on top of things, and you have seasonal knowledge.
37. Nature Hills
The company is still mainly family operated, meaning they retain a passion for what they do and are always striving to improve their business and the nature of their offerings. Customer service is stellar, even online, with multiple means of getting the advice you need in a timely, friendly manner.
You have the option to find plants by ‘growing zone’, entering your zip code so you can search plants that grow well in your climate and environment. There is also a clearance list that offers reduced pricing on a number of items, allowing you to save and still create an incredible garden space.
38. Blooming Bulb
Like some of the other sites put together with care, BloomingBulb.com has a zone finder so that you can look for items that will grow well in your climate and soil type. This makes it easier for you to create the perfect garden in your environment. You can also find resourceful information, including plant attributes, which allow you to search and reference even more information for your use. Be sure to keep up with sales for seasonal items and special events for holidays and the like.
39. Earth Box
The site provides the information you need to start and follow through with the planting and maintenance system, explaining everything from the parts and pieces to operations and purposes.
Aside from this innovative gardening system that works for all gardeners, there are a number of learning resources available on the site, you can find probiotics, bundles that add extra value to your purchase, and sale items. Consider subscribing to the email newsletter to get additional exclusive offers for savings, announcements of new products, and even special tips for growing, gardening, and other related topics.
So there you have it. A long list of all the online gardening stores you could ever need. Whether you want to buy a new set of pots, invest in some hand-crafted gardening tools or just get some seeds, there is something for everyone.
Save this list and the next time you’re searching for the right supplies, refer back to it and you will definitely be able to find what you are looking for! If you have any questions or another awesome online gardening store to add to this list, comment and share below!