Hours of Operation:

  • Mon–Sat.: 8:00am–5:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
401 Crain Highway S.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Why Local Garden Centers are Beneficial

Here is a look into why local garden centers are beneficial.

Ordering plants online works well when your gardening skills are on point, but nothing trumps physically coming into a local garden center, especially when you’re a beginner gardener. We have expert staff that will help assist you so that you can find the best plants, flowers, mulch, gardening tools, and other products for your landscape. Or even if you’re a pro at gardening, it’s still a great experience to come in and speak to friendly faces. Here is a look into why local garden centers are beneficial.

Garden Centers Understand Local Conditions

The staff at local garden centers are often gardeners themselves. They have experience and knowledge when it comes to the local climate, soils, and plants. Because the weather is Maryland can be so unpredictable, this is indeed reassuring. Having an in-depth conversation about your landscaping needs is valuable. You won’t feel left in the dark, trying to cultivate a gorgeous garden by yourself.

Quality is Always at the Forefront 

Locally owned businesses have the heart and character that you won’t find at chain stores. Employees at local garden centers spend their time immersed in plant life. At big box stores, there isn’t accountability if you take your plant home, and it dies shortly after. Because plants and flowers are on consignment, there tends to be a lack of quality. You’ll buy plants that are well taken care of and fresher when you buy locally. Here we pride ourselves in offering high-quality products so that you can have the landscape of your dreams. 

Real-Life Displays Make All The Difference

Plants and flowers situated in a real-life display give you an excellent idea as to how particular plants and flowers would look like in your home. When a plant is merely in a container versus being in a garden setting, you miss out on how plants would look and exist together in an actual landscape. Local garden employees love putting out seasonal displays. Also, in a nursery, you may notice that some plants sit in the direct light of the sun, and others sit away from it. Sun-loving plants and shade-loving plants have different needs. Seeing this conceptually is excellent for a beginner gardener. 


Evergreen Gene’s offers professional landscaping and maintenance services through the state of Maryland. We are here to make sure your gardens and grounds look as beautiful as possible year-round. Interested in how we can help your garden look its best? Give us a call at (410) 766-6877 or visit us online. To see examples of our work and get more helpful gardening tips, follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Houzz, and Twitter.

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