OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Donna Johnson compiled this index of local nursery, greenhouse, garden center, and specialty crop producers within northwest Ohio; Several arboretums have been added as well as gardens that have been toured by the OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Hancock County; This listing is provided for the convenience of local gardening enthusiasts (particularly those who might be new to the area); No endorsement is given or implied either by OSU Extension or The Ohio State University.

Recommended Destinations, A to Z

Business Address and/or phone Specialty
Beining Nursery & Landscaping

26481 Road N
Cloverdale OH 45827

Self-grown trees, shrubs, evergreens, perennials
Bench Farms

9151 Jerusalem Rd. (SR 2)
Curtice OH 43412

Annuals "hard-to-find" plants, heirloom & ethnic vegetables, hanging gardens, small shrubs, plants just for kids
Bench's Greenhouse & Nursery 18063 W SR 105
Elmore OH 43416
Flowering hanging baskets, annuals, potted perennials, trees, roses, plants diverse to northwest Ohio
Cherry's Farm Market and Greenhouse - Ottawa & Mortimer 5393 SR 224
Ottawa OH 45875
ALSO just north of Whirlpool in Mortimer OH
Annuals, garden plants, hanging baskets, and nursery stock, homebrown fresh produce. Throughout the year, Walnut Creek Amish cheese, meat and bulk food items, baked goods.
Country Nook - Bradner 11521 Pemberville Rd
Bradner OH 43406
Annuals & perennials, large selection of vegetable plants, gorgeous hanging baskets & planters
Country Nook - Fremont 1258 CR 100
Fremont OH
Annuals & perennials, large selection of vegetable plants, gorgeous hanging baskets & planters, plant plugs, self-grown chrysanthemums
Daylilies by the Pond 781 SR 61E
Norwalk OH 44857
Daylilies, hostas
Day's Nursery 1734 W Main Cross St
Findlay OH 45840
419-423-3184 or 419-306-5281
Locally grown lawn trees & landscaping
Feasel's Garden Center 2330 Bright Road
Findlay OH 45840
Garden Center, grounds maintenance, landscaping & design, property management
Lennard's Greenhouse 12432 Deshler Rd. SR 18, east of I-75
North Baltimore OH 45872
Annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, herbs, planters, hanging baskets, & concrete ornaments
Mulberry Creek Herb Farm 3312 Bogart Rd
Huron OH 44839
Certified organic hervbs & miniature perennials, heirlooms & hybrid tomato & pepper plants. See faery, railroad or children's gardens, topiaries, grown covers
Naturally Native Nursery 13737 SR 582W
Bowling Green OH 43402
Native landscaping for ecological diversity & retail native plants
New Leaf Garden Center 0395 SR 235
Ada OH 45810
Garden center for all seasons, bulk garden, grass & bird seeds; top soil & mulch by the bag or truckload, trees, shrubs, & hardscape materials
North Branch Nursery 3359 Kesson Rd
Pemberville OH 43450
Locally grown trees, shrubs, perennials, container plants, wide variety of new & unique plants, full-service landscape design & installation
Perennial Plant Peddler 8755 TR 251
Findlay OH 45840
Display gardens of the American Hemerocallis Society and American Hosta Society, succulents, grasses unusual perennials, daylilies, hostas, logs. stumps, & tufa rocks
Petitti Garden Centers NE Ohio - Multiple locations
Contact address is
25018 Broadway Avenue
Oakwood Village OH 44146
Full-service garden center propagating from seeds & cuttings, Agora gardens & Casa Verde Growers produce 98% of live product sold
Possum Run Greenhouse and Gifts 5384 Possum Run Road
Bellville OH 44813
Propagates for several of world's leading breeding - marketing companies & growers throughout the country with incredible & unique fuchsia selection. Unique garden center & gift shop.
Secrest Arboretum

1680 Madison Avenue,
Wooster OH 44691

An arboretum of national and international stature, Secrest provides research-based information to enhance the environment.
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens

19255 W Portage River South Rd., Elmore OH 43416


This beautiful 17 acre garden estate is home to many species of unusual plant life and offers boundless opportunities for the appreciation and study of nature.
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens 414 N Portage Path
Akron OH 44303
6th largest historic home in America - Frank A. Seiberling estate, conservatory, & multiple gardens: english garden, Japanese, breakfast room, birch allee vista, grape arbor, great garden & meadow, lagoon, west terrace, The dell
Stratton Greenhouses 9915 Lincoln Hwy
Bluffton OH 45817
Annuals & perennials, landscaping, design team, pondless waterfalls & stonescaping
TAWA Mulch and Landscape Supply 8420 CR 140
Findlay OH 45840
Natural & colored organic mulches of different degrees, hardscape landscape materials, delivery or cash & carry
Uncle Rusty's Pepper Patch 7567 CR M
Malinta OH 43535
9-7 Mon-Sat; Sundays 9-6
exotic varieties of peppers (150+ varieties), tomatoes - including cherry & heirloom varieties; plus bedding plants & baskets
Wade and Gatton Nurseries 1288 Gatton Rock Rd.
Bellville OH 44813
Hostas, daylilies, trees, landscaping
Wolf's Blooms and Berries 8140 SR 105
Bowling Green OH 43402
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Potted arrangements & hanging baskets, annuals & perennials, herbs & vegetables, glazed pottery, tropicals, garden decor, flowering shrubs, fresh strawberries in season. Closes at the end of strawberry season.