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DC Area Plant and Garden Pick Up and Delivery Options

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DC Area Plant and Garden Pickup and Delivery Options

Jessica Evans

Jessica fell in love with D.C.’s unique neighborhoods while attending the University of Maryland...

Jessica fell in love with D.C.’s unique neighborhoods while attending the University of Maryland...

Apr 28 6 minutes read

If you’ve always been interested in starting or expanding a garden or plant collection, right now might be a great time to begin! While we’re all spending a bit more time at home you can devote some time to getting things started and nurturing your at home nursery. If you’re not sure where to start, there are several local businesses out of DC, Maryland, and Virginia that are up and running right now and would love to help you get started. Curbside pickup and/or delivery is available at all businesses to ensure that you and the employees practice social distancing and your order arrives safely. 

Merrifield Garden Center

The Merrifield Garden Center has been serving Virginia since 1971 and they aren’t stopping now. Between their three locations in Virginia they carry over 7,500 varieties of trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials so you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for. Check out what they have in bloom right now on their website or all three locations are open if you’d like to visit in person. Once you’ve decided what you’d like to order, place it at the store or call your preferred location to schedule curbside pickup or delivery. Click HERE to see their locations and phone numbers to find one nearest you. Merrifield offers deliveries seven days a week starting at an $85 delivery fee as well as curbside pickup at all three locations. A unique offering of Merrifield is their Plant Diagnostic Clinic. If you’re already a plant owner and one of your plants seems to be struggling you can bring in a sample and photos and they will help you to troubleshoot and solve the issue.

Cultivate the City

Cultivate the City was created to inspire healthy and sustainable living by empowering communities with tools and training for urban agriculture. Their rooftop farm in NE DC, H Street Farms, offers gardening resources as well as plants that are available for curbside pickup or delivery. They currently deliver throughout Washington, DC and into Maryland & Virginia. Delivery fees start at $10. Check out their product availability HERE and email your order to [email protected] Keep an eye on the Events Page on their website as they plan to move some of their upcoming events online so you can participate from home. If you’ve also looked into purchasing your produce more locally they offer a CSA you can join. Learn more about their CSA on their website and how you can sign up.

Denchfield

Denchfield’s motto is “If you can dream it, we can design and build it!” and they’ve been designing and building in the DC area for 25 years. In addition to landscaping services, Denchfield has a nursery that offers online ordering and delivery with free delivery for orders over $100. Delivery fees start at $30 for orders less than $100. The Garden Center also offers curbside pickup. You can browse their most popular products on their website. Don’t see what you’re looking for online? You can call the Denchfield Garden Center at (301) 559-1130 to discuss and order any products not listed on their site. The Garden Center also offers curbside pickup. For larger projects, see the list of services offered by Denchfield Landscaping below:

  • Project designing and planning

  • Hardscaping and construction

  • Landscaping and planting

  • Lighting and irrigation

If you’d like to connect with Denchfield Landscaping to discuss your ideas, call them at (301) 949-5000 to get started!

Good Earth Garden

What started as a roadside produce stand in 1979 has now grown to retail store servicing Potomac and the surrounding areas specializing in outstanding service. They offer a 3 year guarantee for their products ranging from flowers to firewood to Christmas trees. Shop for and order flowers, houseplants, accessories, and more online and when your order is ready you can swing by for a curbside pickup or schedule a delivery. The delivery fee is a $29 flat rate or free for orders over $300 and deliveries can be expected within 48 hours. Curbside pickup is available for orders over $30 from their Potomac location. Looking to learn more about your plants and even plants you don’t own? Their online Garden Advice touts care sheets that will teach you exactly how to nurture your plants, planting instructions to ensure a smooth transition, videos on a variety of topics (like the best houseplants for low light spaces), and more. 

Homestead Gardens

As one of the country’s leading garden centers there’s nothing that Homestead Gardens can’t help with. From ordering plants to tool rentals they’re a one stop shop for contractors and plant owners alike no matter the size and scope of the project. Look at their online catalog for what you’d like to order and then fill out the order form to place your order and schedule a curbside pickup. If you’d like your order brought to you delivery is available in Maryland for orders over $50 with delivery fees starting at $63. Know you want to purchase flowers but have no idea what look you want to go for? Look no further than Inspirations Magazine, Homestead Gardens’ online publication for plants, tips, and ideas!

Olde City Garden

Olde City Garden is a locally and veteran-owned full service garden center in the Brookland neighborhood in Washington, DC. While their retail space is currently closed, their online shop is up and running and ready for browsing. Peruse their shop on their website and after you place your order online they’ll deliver your products to your door for $25. They’re currently delivering to all neighborhoods in Washington, DC for minimum orders of $50 as well as parts of Maryland and Virginia for minimum orders of $100.

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