Pumpkin Patch Opens the Week of September 23

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Get ready for Pumpkin Patch fun when our annual much-loved Pumpkin Patch opens the week of September 23. We expect pumpkins to be in on Tuesday, Sept. 24 so get ready, get set, and stop in! We'll have all of our usual assortment of pumpkins along with bales of hay, corn stalks, and creepy Halloween stuff. Bring your cell phones and cameras! You'll want to capture the moments as you make some memories!

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

Rio Samba Rose

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The blooms of the Rio Samba Rose unfurl a bright shade of golden-yellow, often with red edges. Over time, the red spreads down the petals, often adding in deep pink or orange hues. A fully blooming shrub is truly a carnival of brilliant color -- which is where Rio Samba gets its name!

Celestial Night Rose

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The Celestial Night Rose features an abundance of big, double ruffled blooms of deep plum-purple on a hardy plant. These roses, which offer a pleasing, subtle fragrance, are so full and vibrant, they can easily be seen from a distance. 

Stunning Roses in Bloom Now

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Looking for a great Rose for your garden? Or a Rose Hedge? We have a selection of stunning Roses, many in bloom and looking wonderful right now!


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We have a "forest" of Citrus right now thanks to our established relationships with top growers. Stop in and discover 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. Bearss Limes shown above.

Citrus can be planted in containers.

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. Stop in now for Watermelon, Tricolor Sage, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Corn, Blueberry Bushes, and more. NonGMO Curry is shown above.

Talavera Benches

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We carry a handpicked selection of the prized and beautiful Talavera Pottery. Find containers, animals, and stunning cement benches with inlaid Talavera. This Talavera Bench is curved and flanked by Bougainvillea.

Succulents and Cacti

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Folks come from all over to peruse our Succulent and Cacti selection, which ranges from super small containers to boxed specimens. 

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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 sleek contemporary styles feature architectural lines sure to add to your look. We also have Guadalajara Pottery and our glazed Asian ceramic containers are very popular. We also stock a large assortment of Terra Cotta, Talavera, stylish lightweight containers, and more. 

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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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.

Passion Fruit Vines for Privacy and Delicious Fruit

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Kill two birds with one (or two) Passion Fruit Vines on trellises. Group these two together for the ultimate in privacy AND enjoy delicious Passion Fruit. Even one of these large vines will provide privacy depending on your needs. 

We specialize in stocking plants to help you keep the neighbors' prying eyes from watching you. Vines, Boxwoods, Trees, Cypress, Junipers can create a lush and colorful private space you'll enjoy.

Plants on trellises are great for balconies, decks, borders, fence areas, decks, and patios. Plant in ground OR in containers. Container planting gives you instant added height because you aren't digging a hole and placing the plant down into the ground. We stock a variety of trellised plants: Duranta, Jasmine, Bougainvillea, Orange Bells, Blue Sky Flower, and others.

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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!