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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Specialty Areas: Shown Below

Pope John Paul II Rose

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The Pope John Paul II Rose is considered one of the most fragrant roses of all time. Dark green, glossy foliage provides the perfect setting for its large, luminous, pure white blossoms with classic Hybrid Tea form and a delightful fresh citrus scent. This truly exceptional rose has received top marks for its vigorous growth and abundance of perfectly formed flowers.

Ketchup & Mustard Rose

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Aptly named, the eye-catching combination of bright red with a mustard yellow reverse is sure to make everyone blink and take a second look. Velvety, double blooms hold their bold color right to the very end.

Julia Child Rose

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Buttery, bold blooms that capture the eye and a licorice-clove fragrance make the Julia Child Rose one for every garden.

Preplanted Color Bowls

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Our in-house designers are constantly crafting creative new "color bowls." 

Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits

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

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


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We have a "forest" of Citrus right now thanks to our established relationships with top growers. Stop in hard-to-find Citrus that includes Oranges, Limes, Lemons, Grapefruit, Kumquats, and other fruit varieties. We select the best plants and the majority of these have ripening fruit.

Citrus can be planted in containers.

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.

Beautiful Color Bowls

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Color Bowls are available pre-planted in a variety of diverse containers.  

Small Succulents

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

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.

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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Small Cacti can enliven a garden or home with their intriguing look. Succulents, as well, are a great way to add intriguing textures and colors to the garden. 

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Plants on Trellises For Instant Privacy

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Want to keep the neighbors' prying eyes from watching you? Create a lush and colorful private space with plants on trellises. One or more of these trellised plants can turn a dull and boring space into a relaxing private abode. Plants of trellises are great for balconies, decks, borders, fence areas, decks, and patios. Plant in ground OR in containers. Container planting means you have added height instantly because you aren't digging a hole and placing the plant down into the ground. But, either way, you'll get the privacy you want with plants on trellises. We stock a variety: Duranta, Jasmine, Bougainvillea, Orange Bells, Blue Sky Flower, and others.

Duranta on a Trellis

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Duranta is a great privacy screen.

Duranta Flower

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There's nothing quite like the blue violet Duranta flower with white edging. Duranta comes in shrubs, trees, and vines, and in white flowers, too.

Blue Sky Flower

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Doesn't this flower make your heart swoon? You'll definitely feel at ease with this showy vine blooming nearby. This vine comes on trellises and stakes so come on in and see its beauty in person!


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Vines add an air of grace to any landscape. As their green growth fills in and expands, your privacy grows. 

Orange Bells

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Orange Bells is a showy shrub that does well on a trellis and will bloom throughout summer.


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Vines produce vibrant colored flowers that are a pleasure to view. 

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

Needed Now: Part- and Full-Time Operations Team Members

Join our team as a part-time 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.

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


  • 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!


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.