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

Make the Most of Summer in the Garden

July 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Summer is in full swing, although it’s been a couple of years since I’ve had to dress so warm yet in July! In any case, now is the time of year when your yard begins to take on its “finished” look for the season, and as you enjoy the fruition [...]

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Roses on Sale

July 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Roses are one of the most-loved flowers in America--so much so, they're our national flower. And with a wide variety of colors, textures, and enticing fragrances, there's a rose to fit just about anyone's preferences. Whether you're an avid rose gardener or just starting to dabble in growing your own [...]

Perennials Buy 3 Get 1 Free

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Nothing brings quite as much color to your yard as annuals can provide--but when you need to plant something that will come back year after year, perennials are a close second to the color that annuals offer. With a little planning, you can enjoy blooms in your perennial garden from [...]