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. Nearly 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!


Add seasonal color to your planters and garden
Gold Heart Bleeding Heart


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


Evergreen and deciduous structure for your garden


Create vertical interest, shade and great color


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


Enjoy the soothing sounds of falling water
Bark Mulch

Soils & Mulch

Provide nutrients and beautification for your garden

The Latest From Our Blog

Fall Has Arrived at the Nursery

September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Fall has arrived at the nursery! We're fully stocked with pumpkins, gourds, straw bales, corn stalks, fall flowers and more for making your front porch look its best this season. Scroll through some of the pictures of our fall selection below, then head over to Facebook to LIKE and SHARE [...]

  • My Monet Weigela

With Fall Here, It’s Time to Plant Again!

September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

As if on cue, September has ushered in the start of autumn. Yes, we technically have about a week left of summer, but after the August heat, September arrived with markedly cooler weather, a slight change in the air and the return of a few rain showers. Now, with fall [...]

  • Autumn Leaves

Fall Clearance Sale on Now!

September 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Fall planting season is here, and with it, our fall clearance sale has begun! For a limited time, nearly our entire selection of shrubs, trees and perennials is on sale 25% off. The few exceptions to the sale include the following: Not discounted: Fall flowers (pansies, mums, asters, ornamental cabbage [...]