Garden Centers and Professional Help

Garden Centers and Plant Nurseries

Below is an alphabetical list of garden centers and nurseries in the area that can help you interpret soil test results and/or sell slow-release fertilizers. You may want to call ahead to ensure that the appropriate staff will be available to help you with your soil test and fertilizer questions. Also, keep in mind that the staff in the UMass Soil Testing lab can answer questions about the specific results of your soil test and the accompanying fertilizer recommendation.

Note, this is not an exhaustive list! Please let us know if there are other businesses in the region that should be added to the list.

411 West Main St.
Northborough, MA
(508) 393-8100

Curtiss Garden Concepts
205 Turnpike Rd, Rt. 9 West
Rt 9 West at Jct of Rt 85
Southborough, MA
(508) 460-1440

Fiske's Garden Center
Rt 20 Northborough, MA
(508) 393-6861

Harveys Farm and Country Store
120 South St., Rt. 135
Westborough, MA
(508) 366-1545

Homestead Farms
34 Massachusetts Avenue
Boxborough, MA
(978) 264-4417

Lenox Nursery & Garden Center
1 Keefe Rd.
Acton, MA
(978) 287-5777

Mahoney's Garden Centers:
155 Princeton Street
North Chelmsford, MA 01863
(978) 251-4001

1625 Sudbury Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 371-1214

115 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA 01778
(508) 358-7333

New England Nurseries, Inc.
216 Concord Rd., Rt. 62 W
Bedford, MA
(888) 268-6402

New England Wild Flower Society (for native plants)
Garden in the Woods
180 Hemenway Rd.
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 877-7630

Pumpkin Brook Organic Gardening, Inc. (Priscilla Williams)
35 Turner Road, Townsend, MA 01469
(978) 597-3005 (home), (978) 660-3492 (cell)

Russell's Garden Center
Rt 20 Wayland, MA
(508) 358-2283

Weston Nurseries Garden Center
Rt 135 Hopkinton, MA
(508) 435-3414

Ecological Landscaping Businesses in the Area

All of the businesses listed alphabetically below describe their approach to landscaping and lawn care as "ecological," and some, but certainly not all, describe their methods as "organic." They offer a range of services and no two are the same so you should call them to get more information.

Let us know of other area businesses that should be included. You can also search the Northeast Organic Farming Association’s list of Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals.

Cornucorpia Gardens
Mary and Francis Jeseh
18 Carver Road
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 879-1822

Designer of Greens
Catherine Rooney
136 Fountain Street
Ashland, MA 01721
(508) 881-7080

Ewing Landscapes and Gardens
Has so Ewing
299 Strawberry Hill Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 371-7479

Gardens Are ...
Donald and Patricia Bishop
100 Violetwood Circle
Marlborough, MA 01752
(888) 526-7771

Gardens for Life
Dori Smith
6 Half Moon Hill, Acton, MA 01720
(978) 635-1145

Groundscapes Express Inc.
John D. Engwer
715 East Street, P.O. Box 737
Wrentham, MA 02093
(508) 384-7140

KSO Landscape and Design
Kathy Sargent-O'Neill
60 Lanewood Ave
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 897-7888

Minglewood Designs
Angela Kearney
29 Oxbow Road
Concord, MA 01742
(508) 572-2812

Small Planet Landscaping
Nick Novick
6 Meadowbrook Lane
Ashland, MA 01721
(508) 881-1517

Twinleaf Associates
Ecological Landscape Design
Selina Rossiter
PO Box 380902
Cambridge, MA 02238
(508) 758-6648

Waterflowers Ecological Design
Terry Bastian
56 Island Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
(978) 557-0137

Whole Earth Landscape and Design
Mark Saydah
Box 2195
Littleton, MA 01460
(508) 655-0722 & 978-456-8968