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BEST Garden Supplies

2002 BEST Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Centers


In our search for the holy grail of garden centers, we were pleasantly tempted by the personalized attention and quaint urban setting of Ricky’s Flower Market in Somerville. But Mahoney’s has the edge when it comes to one-stop garden shopping…. read more»

2001 BEST Garden Supplies, South

Village Gardens


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 and silk flowers and plants, and a live nursery in the middle. If it’s in… read more»

2001 BEST Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Centers


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 and shears, plus all the soil, fertilizer, and pots you’ll ever need. The selection of… read more»

2000 BEST Garden Supplies

Masse Hardware Company


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 urban garden and hardware center. It should: Masse has been delving out seeds, hoes, and… read more»

1998 BEST Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Center


Not only does Mahoney’s stock every hue of azalea and geranium God ever contemplated and many he didn’t, but the selection of hedges, annuals, bedding plants and potted palms is simply the best. Energetic local youngsters supplement the sage advice… read more»

1997 BEST Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Rocky Ledge


We know there are locations throughout the region, but this one rules: peat moss, planters, pails, privet hedges, potting soil, pruning shears, peas (seeds), peonies, and porch furniture. For every gardening item you could possibly need, look no farther. read more»

1996 BEST Garden Supplies, City



It was a happy day for urban gardeners when the great Mahoney’s of Winchester opened a branch on Memorial Drive. All kinds of indoor and outdoor plants and supplies, small trees, all-natural fertilizer and insect sprays—everything you need for a… read more»

1995 BEST Garden Supplies

Mahoney’s Garden Center


This longtime Boston area institution is justly famous for its vast selection of trees, plants, and gardening supplies. The original garden center, in Winchester, stocks everything from exotic specialty items like a spiral-cut dwarf Alberta spruce to the most prosaic… read more»

1993 BEST Garden Supplies, Accessories

T. Wyatt Ltd.


There’s not a hoe or shovel in sight, but this charming assortment of gurgling fountains, small statuary, painted birdhouses, baskets, and other bric-a-brac is sure to win the heart of every gardener. read more»

1990 BEST Garden Supplies

New England Nurseries & Garden Center


Great stuff for green thumbs; great help for black thumbs. Put up the thumb and hitch a ride out there. read more»