Serving Whatcom County Gardeners Since 1938

In 1938, James Vander Giessen opened his first greenhouse to the public in his backyard on the edge of Lynden. Over 80 years later, much has changed, but one thing remains the same: our commitment to selling the best plants we can offer. Now in our third and fourth generations of family ownership, Vander Giessen’s is Whatcom County’s oldest nursery and garden center. Visit us today to find the perfect plants for your garden as well as the supplies you need to make your garden thrive!

Lynden Baskets

Grown in our greenhouses--unmatched in quality and beauty!

Annuals

Add seasonal color to your planters and garden

Perennials

Make your garden colorful for years to come with easy-care plants

Shrubs

Evergreen and deciduous structure for your garden

Trees

Create vertical interest, shade and great color

Edibles

Grow your own and discover what fresh really tastes like

Plant Care

Let us help you find the solutions you need for a healthy garden

Fountains

Enjoy the soothing sounds of falling water

Soils & Mulch

Provide nutrients and beautification for your garden

The Latest From Our Blog

  • Tangerine Punch Superbells

Exciting New Plants For Your Garden & Pots

The phrase “April showers bring May flowers” has never seemed to ring so true as this year. After a roller coaster spring that started late due to February’s bitter cold, then raced ahead during [...]

  • Tomatoes

Tomato Days 2019: 49-Cent Tomato Starts!

With warmer temperatures and sunny days beginning to arrive in the Pacific Northwest, spring is in full swing--and it's almost time for one of our most popular events at the nursery: Tomato Days! Join [...]

  • Lynden Baskets

Pre-order Your Lynden Baskets Now

Here at Vander Giessen Nursery, we take pride in the beautiful, unique hanging baskets we grow in our greenhouses each year. With dozens of different color combinations available, we have a hanging basket for [...]