Serving the Community for over 40 Years
"Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace." -- May Sarton
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Needed Now: Part-Time Cashier and Full-Time Operations Team Members

Join our team as a part-time cashier or full-time operations team member. We are in search of reliable, hard workers who enjoy interacting with the public. Working weekends is a must. Apply in person only.

National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat

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We are proud to be a Certified Wildlife Habitat where hummingbirds play, butterflies feed and flutter, and birds sing.

Save the Monarch Butterfly

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Look to us to find pesticide-free Milkweed, the plant Monarch Butterflies need to sustain their lifecycle. We've partnered with select growers to help the Monarch population by having Milkweed available year-round.

Small Succulents

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Succulents come in a variety of intriguing shapes, colors and textures. Pair one with a pot.

Beautiful Color Bowls

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Color Bowls are available pre-planted in a variety of sizes. Or, we can plant one for you. Just tell us what you'd like and we'll do it all. 

Cool Season Vegetables Are Here!

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It's time for Cool Season vegetables and they're arriving all the time now. We source from multiple growers and receive deliveries two times a week. We have Non GMO and USDA certified organic vegetables and herbs.

Indoor Plants

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Create a lush and beautiful indoor area with house plants. Our large selection includes small tabletop sizes all the way up to tall tree sizes. Indoor plants also can help purify the air you breathe. Ask us which plants will help eliminate harmful pollutants. We can also help you find a great container for your new houseplant.

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Huge Container Selection

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Did you know we have the largest container selection in the Greater Los Angeles area? Our 2+ acres gives us lots of space and our industry contacts ensure we have an amazing selection. Our glazed Asian ceramic containers are very popular. We also stock a large assortment of Terra Cotta, Talavera, stylish lightweight containers, and others. 

Succulents and Cacti

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Succulents are a great way to add intriguing textures and colors to the garden. They also grow well in containers. This is the time of year when Sticks on Fire look at their best.

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Specialty Areas: Shown Above and Below

Preplanted Color Bowls

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Our in-house designers are constantly crafting creative new "color bowls." Our team knows what plants have similar watering requirements and scouts our in-stock container and succulent selection to put together these artistic pots filled with plants.

We can also work with you to select plants and containers and plant them at the garden center using the best soils. Just ask us.


Vegetables and Herbs

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Our edible selection is among the best you will find and includes locally grown, nonGMO and certified Organic options.

Grow your own lettuce, basil, cilantro, parsley, kale, squash, artichokes, peppers, rosemary, black pepper, rue. We have the best selection around.

Citrus

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(Above) Meyer Lemon

Our established relationships with top growers enable us to procure plants unavailable to others. Right now, we have hard-to-find Citrus that includes Kumquats, Lemons, Tangerines, Limes, and Grapefruit. And they are loaded with ripening fruit.

Citrus can be:

  • planted in containers

Stop in today and ask one of our Garden Design Experts for assistance.

Marina del Rey Garden Center: An Aerial View of Our 2+ Acres

Why Choose Us

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  • 2+ acres of gardening heaven
  • Certified Wildlife Habitat

Large selection of

  • Waterwise, Drought-Tolerant Plants
  • Native Plants from California, Australia and South Africa
  • Succulents
  • Edibles: Citrus, Avocado trees, Vegetables, Herbs, Fruit
  • Plants for Privacy, Hedges
  • Butterfly-Friendly Plants
  • Indoor Plants
  • Milkweed year-round for Monarch Butterflies

Best selection and variety of

  • Containers (Asian and Italian Glazed Ceramic, Lightweight Clay Fiber, and more), Planters
  • Fountains
  • Custom planted arrangements in colorful, unique containers

Plus

  • California Certified Nursery Professionals
  • Garden Design Experts
  • Delivery service
  • Gift Cards
  • Long-established relationships with top Growers and Manufacturers
  • Member of the California Association of Nurseries and Garden Centers

Our Gift Card Makes A Great Gift... Anytime of Year!

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A gift card from the Marina del Rey Garden Center is a much-treasured gift. Not only can the gift recipient use it anytime toward any of our merchandise and products (including special orders), our gift card NEVER EXPIRES and HAS ZERO EXTRA FEES ATTACHED to it!

Create Instant Privacy and Hedges With Our Trellised Plants

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Need to block a neighbor's view into your yard or create a colorful border barrier?

Create colorful instant privacy with plants and vines on trellises. 

Our plants on large trellises are a super easy way to block a view and create privacy in your yard. We stock a good assortment of Jasmine, Bougainvillea, Potato Vine, Cape Honeysuckle, Privet and many others on large trellises ready to be put into place to block a view. 

Ask one of our Garden Design Experts for assistance.

Gardeners Turn Out for 'All About Bees' Talk

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Professional Beekeeper Susan Rudnicki recently visited the garden center to give a free talk about bees, nature's hardest workers. Bees pollinate our food chain and there are ways we can help them continue to do their vital work. Rudnicki highlighted plants bees love so you can plant them to help bees survive and thrive. Ask one of our Garden Design Experts for help finding the plants bees love.

Photo (left to right): Patches, Susan Rudnicki and MDRGC General Manager Cathy Hough