Living in South Florida means being able to get a jump start on the rest of the country in our gardening efforts. And as winter is pretty much over in South Florida, it’s time to start thinking about building those gardens and renewing the landscapes. Local garden centers abound in the South Florida area, selling plants that are accustomed to the varying weather patterns in our area. For a beautiful garden or a fabulous landscape, check out the venues below for great prices and friendly service.


Ready To Grow Gardens

4590 SW 122nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33175
(786) 436-7703

This venue specializes in edible plants such as herbs, fruits and vegetable. They not only sell plants, but they also design, sell and install edible gardens for schools, communities and homeowners. In addition to plants, Ready-To-Grow offers fertilizers, mulch, compost and supplies for creating the garden of your dreams. The owners of this establishment even offer educational classes for those folks who want to learn more about creating an edible landscape.


Living Color Garden Center

3691 Griffin Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
(954) 985-8787

Living Color Garden Center has over five acres of plants and materials to create a beautiful garden or landscape. They sell plants, statuary, fountains, outdoor seating and garden supplies. They even have everything needed to create beautiful themed gardens. The owners of Living Color Garden Center are proud that 80% of their plants come from a local grower, Black Olive East Nursery in Fort Lauderdale, so that their clientele can be assured that the plants they purchase will grow in the hot South Florida area.


Coral Springs Nursery

9300 Wiles Road
Coral Springs, FL 33067
(954) 255-7114

Coral Springs Nursery has over three acres of high quality plants for sale. Citrus trees, fruit trees, palms & shade trees, perennials, annuals, shrubs and ground covers are just some of the types of plants and trees for sale at this nursery. There are also bagged rocks, mulches, fertilizers, as well as various landscaping maintenance supplies available. They even sell pre-designed topiaries, privacy lodges and bamboos at this establishment.

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Sunkiss Nursery

2101 N. Dixie Highway
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
(954) 943-0550

Sunkiss Nursery encompasses more than two acres and is recognized as one of the largest garden centers in Pompano Beach. Whether you’re looking for shrubs, trees, garden accessories, small plants or pottery, Sunkiss Nursery has it all, or they can get it for you. This nursery is open seven days a week and will even give out free gardening advice over the phone whether or not you are a customer.


Runway Growers

2911 SW 36th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
(954) 584-0269

Runway Growers is a nursery as well as a landscaping contractor. Not only will they sell you the plants you are interested in, they will also design your landscape, deliver your plants and even install the plants for you. They specialize in nature and wildlife friendly plants. They also sell artificial and natural borders, as well as mulch. From tropical plants to butterfly attracting plants, Runway Growers has everything that you will need to create a beautiful landscape in South Florida.

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