Best of Boston

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 of the nursery professionals, who give sound tips to those with even the un-greenest thumb. And plants come with up to a 90-day replacement guarantee.

242 Cambridge St., Route 3, Winchester, 781-729-5900,