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Best Garden Supplies

2015 Best Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Center

Brighton
Bursting with lush, varied greenery year round, this family-owned store is welcoming even to novice gardeners. A vast assortment of plants, from tiny succulents fit […] read more»
2014 Best Garden Supplies

Niche Urban Garden Supply

Boston
Designed for the container gardener, this shop offers all the flora, planters, and know-how city dwellers need to get their patios blooming. And for fledgling […] read more»
2013 Best Garden Supplies

Allandale Farms

Brookline
Straddling the Brookline-Boston line, Allandale offers workshops for urban refugees, summer programs, even a farm stand. We particularly enjoy visiting the bucolic setting for the […] read more»
2012 Best Garden Supplies

Winston Flowers & Garden

Newton
While Winston is best known for gorgeous cut flowers, the petal pusher also has an impressive garden store at its Newton location, where three greenhouses […] read more»
2011 Best Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Centers

Brighton
Year after year, we appreciate Mahoney’s straightforward approach to gardening: Give us what we want (fertilizer, soil, a variety of hardy plants), and when summer […] read more»
2008 Best Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s

Brighton
A garden plot or even a tiny flowerbox can provide welcome relief from pocked and pitted urban landscapes, a sense of having borrowed a bit […] read more»
2007 Best Garden Supplies

Winston Flowers & Garden

Newton
There are a lot more reasons to visit Winston than birthdays, Mother’s Day, and anniversaries. Beyond the profusion of cut flowers and potted greenery are […] read more»
2006 Best Garden Supplies

Winston Flowers & Garden

Newton
Yard work becomes a whole lot more like play time after a visit to Winston’s sprawling garden center, where three greenhouses shelter rows of ferns, […] read more»
2005 Best Garden Supplies

Winston Flowers and Garden

Newton
Even if you don’t have a garden, Winston’s supersized Newton lot is worth a visit. A stroll through the main shop and the verdant, two-acre […] read more»
2004 Best Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Center

Cambridge
Here’s a new title for perennial champ Mahoney’s: “Garden store most likely to sell a Christmas tree to Ben Affleck.” The trove of plants, supplies, […] read more»
2003 Best Garden Supplies, South

Reed’s Country Way Nursery and Florist

Hingham
On a bucolic pond in Hingham, you’ll find the answers to every horticultural question you’ve ever thought to ask—and some you probably haven’t. Reed’s employs […] read more»
2003 Best Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Center

Cambridge
One visit to Mahoney’s and even urban gardeners will be hard-pressed to leave without a basket of bleeding heart, a container of lavender, or some […] read more»
2001 Best Garden Supplies, South

Village Gardens

Norwell
The village theme isn’t an empty metaphor. Each of the Colonial-style buildings at Village Gardens has its specialty, from garden supplies to landscape consulting, dried […] read more»
2001 Best Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Centers

Cambridge
Need some inspiration to kickstart that rooftop garden you’ve always wanted? You’ll find it here. Part hardware store, part botanical garden, Mahoney’s has countless spades […] read more»
2000 Best Garden Supplies

Masse Hardware Company

Cambridge
With its hardwood floors and terrestrial aromas of peat and pine, this Cambridge company feels more like an old-time Vermont general store than a busy […] read more»