Local Garden Centres & Nurseries

The following is a snapshot of some of the outstanding nurseries in the Greater Victoria area that our members recommend.

Victoria/Oak Bay/Saanich:

Borden Mercantile Company Ltd.
3960 Borden Street Victoria BC
Soil, nutrients, seeds, plants and more.

Demitasse Garden Centre
2164 McNeill Avenue Victoria BC
Co-located with Demitasse Café & Kitchen. Specializing in plants that are a little different than what you might normally find.

GardenWorks has several locations in Victoria:
2040 Oak Bay Avenue Victoria BC
4290 Blenkinsop Road Victoria BC
1859 Old Island Highway Colwood BC

Mason Street City Farm
1015 Balmoral St Victoria BC
Increase access to healthy food by offering practical ecological farming education which in turn will provide skills for the future and a pathway to self reliance. EDUCATION THROUGH CULTIVATION!

Seaberry Garden & Flower
333 Cook St Victoria BC

Saanich Peninsula:

1970 Keating Cross Road Saanichton BC
Great selection of plants and gardening supplies.

Elk Lake Garden Centre
5450 Patricia Bay Highway Victoria BC
A long-time generous supporter of VHS, Elk Lake Garden Centre has an excellent selection of conifers, shrubs, seeds and annuals.

Fruit Trees & More
Bob and Verna Duncan 724 Wain Road North Saanich BC
Local fruit tree experts.

Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
505 Quayle Road Victoria BC
Plant sales area open May-October, several large plant sales through the year.

Integrity Sales & Distributors
2180 Keating Cross Road Saanichton BC
Small plant selection, lots of gardening supplies, soil testing.

Michell Valley Plants
2451 Island View Road Saanichton BC

Patio Gardens
6536 West Saanich Road Victoria BC

Peninsula Flowers Nursery
8512 West Saanich Road Sidney BC
in palms, bonsai, bamboo.

Russell Nursery
1370 Wain Road North Saanich BC
Knowledgeable staff and excellent selection of all things garden.

Seaberry Garden & Flower
131-5325 Cordova Bay Road Victoria BC
Located next to the Red Barn at Mattick’s Farm.

Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary
3873 Swan Lake Road Victoria BC
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is an accessible green space in an urban landscape and includes two distinct ecosystems, a wetland around Swan Lake and a rocky, Garry oak-forest on top of Christmas Hill. They offer workshops and plant sales.

Victoria Bamboo
5374 West Saanich Road Victoria BC
Stocking over 35 different species and cultivars, from sixty-foot timber bamboo to the smallest ground cover bamboos, and a wide range of clumping, running, shade tolerant and sun loving types.

Wildwood Outdoor Living Centre
4660 Elk Lake Drive Victoria BC
Wide selection of plants, interior plants, complete pond supply store. Online ordering available. Get notices for their weekly specials if you sign up for their emails.

Duncan & Central Vancouver Island:

Dinter Nursery
2205 Phipps Road Duncan BC
Family-owned, eight acres of plants, trees, shrubs, seeds, tools and all things related to gardening. Delivery to Victoria available.

Hillier Water Gardens
Alberni Highway at 985 Howard Road

Saltspring Island:

Fraser’s Thimble Farms
175 Arbutus Road Salt Spring Island BC
Mail order available or visit the nursery, located on Salt Spring Island. Over three acres of nursery stock including many plants not listed on their website.

West Shore:

Down to Earth Gardens and Nursery
1096 Derrien Place Victoria BC
Huge variety of plant material and select products to help bring your landscape to life with form, colour and texture.


The Artisan’s Garden
6689 Goodmere Road Sooke BC

Lower Mainland:

Erikson’s Daylily Gardens and Perennials
24642 51 Avenue Langley BC

Free Spirit Nursery
20405 32 Avenue Langley BC
A specialty nursery for hardy perennials and companion plants.

Phoenix Perennials
3380 No 6 Road Richmond BC

Select Roses
22771 38 Avenue Langley BC