Interested in starting your own garden and don’t feel your thumb is the shade of green that you wished? This spring, check out some of the best spots in the Valley to purchase beautiful plants while also learning how to turn your backyard into a picture-perfect garden.
The Rodale Institute believes everyone can create his or her own garden. They provide a variety of educational opportunities to make sure your green thumb is ready to go. Farm and garden opportunities are offered both online and on the ground, along with field trips to check out the surrounding areas. Bring your thumb to the Kutztown area and you’ll walk away with it greener than ever.
611 Siegfriedale Rd., Kutztown | rodaleinstitute.org
Lehigh Valley Home & Garden
Already a master gardener? Lehigh Valley Home & Garden has 30 years of experience in providing individuals with the best nursery stock to add to his or her garden. Explore their beautiful selection of vegetables and herbs, along with a large range of homegrown annual flowers and hanging baskets. Lehigh Valley Home & Garden will give you the tools you need to grow your garden with prices you can’t beat.
4220 Crackersport Rd., Allentown | lvhgc.com
Herbein’s Garden Center
Herbein’s in Emmaus is known for providing gardeners with some of the best products for their backyard gardens. They cover everything from the best flowers and trees, to lessons on how to have “Successful Seeding.” Their Garden Center is stocked with Annuals, Perennials, Ornamentals, Shrubs, Lawn Care Products and more! Invite friends to Herbein’s and they’ll host educational gardening events for everyone to be a part of.
4301 Chestnut St., Emmaus | herbeins.com
Foliage Farm Nursery Center
Foliage Farm offers a healthy plant selection to get customers on their way towards building the gardens of their dreams. From flowers and trees, to basic gardening tools, Foliage Farm provides nothing but top quality products. Located on the borders of Berks and Lehigh Counties, this 35-acre, family owned farm offers shopping tips and design help to make gardening enjoyable and easy.
57 Christman Rd., Kutztown | foliagefarm.com
The new Palmer Nursery calls themselves “the Lehigh Valley’s most complete garden center” because of their beautiful 15 acres stocked with shrubs, flowers and gardening tools. Palmer Nursery is family owned and operated, giving customers the best advice for developing the garden and growing their green thumb. Learn how to develop your backyard into a beautiful environment filled with fruits, vegetables and flowers of the seasons.
2210 Corriere Rd., Easton | palmernursery.net