Please note that as an essential business providing products to grow your own food, we are open for business during the COVID-19 crisis, both for in-store shopping and curbside pickup or delivery. During this time we are adding extra cleaning measures to keep common touchpoints clean, and our open-air shopping environment both in our greenhouses and outdoors provides plenty of space for social distancing measures. If you would rather place an order for curbside pickup or delivery, please call us at (360) 354-3097 and we will gladly make arrangements to provide you the plants or garden products you need. Thank you for supporting our family-owned small business during these difficult times!

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!


Add seasonal color to your planters and garden


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

Soils & Mulch

Provide nutrients and beautification for your garden

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