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!

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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

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