Spring Drive Greenhouse Tours

Proudly Supported by Sturgeon County In Partnership with Travel Alberta

Lac St. Anne County | Bruderheim | Bon Accord | Onoway | St. Albert |  Thorhild County

Create your own spring gardening adventure through Edmonton’s countryside with the 2018 Spring Drive through Sturgeon County to go plant shopping at local Greenhouses, and Garden Centres. Starting Saturday, April 28th, head out to visit more than 20 different greenhouses, farms, and artisans offering over 2,000 different varieties of plants, flowers, vegetables, and herbs. The 2018 Spring Drive is a free, self-guided driving tour that invites you to explore the local horticultural, agricultural, culinary, and art-based businesses. Pick-Your-Own road trip so you can take your time at each countryside location to browse and enjoy all their unique offerings. From heritage fruit trees to handmade pottery, there is something of interest for everyone! Check the events calendar! Participating venues are offering a variety of free workshops, venue tours, Mother’s Day events and other fun things to do for families and gardeners throughout May and June. Don’t miss the opportunity to support your local community while enjoying the fresh air of the countryside just north of Edmonton.


Whether you are seeking advice for your flower garden,
vegetable garden, or an event, we have compiled a tour
of the best greenhouses and artisan shops in the area.


Deb’s
Greenhouse

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Debs Greenhouse will become your new happy place. Bring a Friend!

We have so much fun here!
If you’re planting a new garden bed, a veggie planter, a hanging basket, need advice on colour, design, shade plants, sun or in between. We will help! Deb’s Greenhouse always has a fun treat for the kids and an indoor sandbox for them to play in. Browse our Greenhouses and enjoy the sunshine.
We grow over 450 different plants, old favorites and new for 2019! Yes, 2019 varieties! The newest plants in the world. All types of bedding plants, tomatoes, veggies & herbs, petunias, marigolds, asters, stocks, vines and so much more. Our greenhouses are stroller friendly and wheelchair accessible. We are here to help you create, design and find the right plants for your garden. Drop in anytime during open hours to create a succulent pot or terrarium!
Bring your kids we make it fun for them!
Check out our show, Gardening With Deb, weekly on Facebook!
Missed a show? No worries check out our YouTube page.

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Hours of Operation
Open Seasonally
April 27, 2018 – June 30, 2018
Open every day from 9am – 8pm

Upcoming Events & Sales
Make a succulent, cactus, terrarium, fairy garden, herb pot, outdoor or indoor planter or hanging basket! Full detailed list of classes on our website.

Drop in Anytime!
Visit us during regular hours to make a succulent or cactus terrarium planter!
We love to help!

Drop-in Sunday Planters
In-depth class, on Sunday afternoons from 2pm – 3pm
No registration needed.

Mini Donuts Mothers Day Weekend!
YES BABY!

MAKE & TAKE CLASSES
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Nights in June
Registration required.

PRIVATE MAKE & TAKE CLASSES
Thursday & Friday nights in June
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Activities While Visiting
Make a Planter to Take Home
No reservation needed. Bring your own planter or buy one here and we will help you design and plant your pots. You make them and take them home the same night. Soil for the first planter is free. Costs depend on plants chosen, estimate $45 to $80. Can make a succulent pot or an outdoor/houseplant pot, your choice.

Location | Contact
Deb’s Greenhouse
25505 SH 642
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 2A3
Just 2 minutes west of Morinville on Hwy 642, Turn south onto RR 255, visible from HWY

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Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • fairy Garden Stuff
  • Perennials
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Fruits
  • Herbs
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Garden Seed
  • Vegetable Starter Plants

Rare Products:

  • New trial plants for 2019

Specialty Products

  • New varieties, bedding plants, incredibly designed hanging baskets & planters, veggie plants, fruit plants and trees.
  • Succulents

Awards & Accolades

  • Won best veggie garden of the year in 2012, Wildwood Ag Fair
  • Won Farm Yard of the year award in 2013 for our personal residence in Wildwood, Alberta
  • Deb was one of 3 finalists in North America in the Young retailer of the year award in Columbus, Ohio
  • 2013 Grower of the Year Award from The Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association
  • 2016 Won Top 10 under 40 from Greenhouse Canada
  • 2017 Won Best New Business of the Year from Morinville Chamber of Commerce

High Q
Greenhouses

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Wholesale grower offering a rare opportunity to the general public.
High Q Greenhouses is an independent, progressive company owned and operated by Michiel and Ina Verheul. High Q Greenhouses began operating in the spring of 1988 and we have enjoyed producing propagation material while watching our markets and infrastructure grow. We presently boast a combination of gutter connected and freestanding houses that bring our total greenhouse area to 60,000 sq. ft. As business continues to grow, we continue to invest in upgrades and strive for improved methodology and quality materials to continually serve you better.
Our criteria is to grow materials that perform very well in our extended western region, with an eye for those performers that are unique and exciting.

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Hours of Operation
May 3 –  May 4, 210
9am – 7pm

Upcoming Events & Sales
Unplugged extravaganza
May 3 & 4, 2018

We are a wholesale grower. However, we have two days set aside for the general public. What does that mean? We open our doors on May 3 & 4, 2018 so you can experience what is normally only for commercial greenhouses. On those days we offer starter plants starting at 15 c per plant. These need transplanting and need more growing before they go outside.
Join us from 9am – 7pm.

Location | Contact
High Q Greenhouses
55431 Range Road 262
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 0W7
From Morinville go KM west on high way 642 at Range road 262 go south for 1.5 KM and we are on the left side of the road.
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Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Fairy Garden Stuff
  • Perennials
  • strawberries
  • Herbs
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Vegetable Starter Plants

Rare Products:

  • Huge selection of must-have annual plants and many hard to find items

Specialty Products

  • Succulents

Pottery by
Heather

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Welcome to Pottery by Heather!
Visit the studio…meet the artist…watch the creating…buy the creations.
We are a working pottery studio creating a complete functional line of beautiful porcelain pottery. Come visit the studio….watch Heather create the work…learn about the process and then shop the shelves filled with all the beautiful pieces. In the summer the gardens are ablaze with flowers and you are welcome to wander and enjoy. Twice a year the studio hosts the Work of Our Hands Showcase….not only selling our pottery line but also showing off the works of all of Heather’s artisans friends. The studio is open for visitors and sales year round.

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Location | Contact
4740 50 Street
Bon Accord Alberta
T0A 0K0
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(780) 921-3480


Birchwood
Meadows

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Flower farm, gift & plant shop offering u-pick and locally grown flower bundles, plants, workshops & seminars.

Welcome to Birchwood Meadows
Flower farm, gift and plant shop and event venue

Birchwood Meadows is a flower farm, event venue featuring a designer gift and plant shop. Offering tours, workshops and classes that celebrate the seasons & provide a breathtaking country experience only minutes from Edmonton & surrounding area.
Visit us starting in May:

  • Tour our greenhouse filled succulents, annuals and unique houseplants.
  • Find the perfect gift in our designer gift shop.
  • Our flower gardens are blooming from mid-July to fall frost.
  • Grab a bucket and harvest your own blooms in our U-Pick Flower Garden.
  • Enjoy workshops and seminars ready to unleash your creative talents.

Celebrate life’s special occasions including weddings and events by booking our field for an unforgettable backdrop. We can’t wait to welcome you to our farm.

Size: 10,000 sq ft

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Hours of Operation
Join us this Spring starting May 4 until end of September.

Our cut flower gardens open mid-July until the first frost.

Visit birchwoodmeadows.ca for seasonal hours

Location | Contact
Address: 56032 Range Road 245, Sturgeon County, Alberta, T8R 0M1
Directions: 4 miles East of Morinville, on Sec Hwy 642 and North on Range Road 245

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Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Perennial
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Strawberries
  • Herbs
  • Heirloom Tomatoes

Rare Products:

  • Cut Flowers

Specialty Products

  • Succulents

Blue Heron Gardens & Greenhouse

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Great prices, great selection, quality plants.
Blue Heron Gardens & Greenhouse is small country greenhouse selling a variety of bedding plants, started vegetables, grasses and a few perennials. We like to try to have something unusual every year, and selection changes as the season progresses. This year we have a great selection of tomatoes and peppers as well as some popular vegetables. It’s worth the drive to come see what we have. Follow us on Facebook!
Size: 1000 Square feet

Hours of Operation
Open seasonally from the last weekend in April until early June, depending on how long the
stock lasts.
Closed Sunday &  Monday
Tuesday – Saturday
9:00am – 7:00pm

Upcoming Events & Sales
Pot It Up – Early April
Come create your hanging baskets and leave them in the greenhouse for expert care until it’s time to put them outside.

Mother’s Day pre-sale
(Sold out for this year)
Choose from a great selection of hanging baskets potted up just for you to give to Mom on her special Day. Late April until we run out of space.

Opening April 27, 2018.
Opening special April 27 & 28 Save 10% on purchases over $20. Shop early for best selection.

Mother’s Day Kids’ Shop – May 8-12
A large selection of special planters in a “No Moms Allowed” section where children can choose from items priced from $5 to $10 in all Mom’s favourite colours. Wrapped up to surprise Mom on her special day.
Hours 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Closed Mother’s Day.

Location | Contact
Blue Heron Gardens
& Greenhouse
56404 Range Road 273
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 1Y3
From Morinville, West to Hwy 44, North to TWP RD 564, West to RGE RD 273, North 100 metres on RGE RD 273
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Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Fairy Garden Stuff
  • Perennials
  • Herbs
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Vegetable Starter Plants

Rare Products:

  • Black Mondo Grass
  • Evening Scented Stocks
  • Polka Dot Plants

Specialty Products

  • Succulents
  • Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Grasses
  • Vegetables
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Hillside
Greenhouses

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Great value for your money!
Located on the eastern edge of the County of Lac Ste Anne, we have been serving the Onoway and surrounding communities for 45 years. We pride ourselves on our friendly and helpful advice and giving great value for your money. We are a small family owned and operated greenhouse. We sell hundreds of varieties of annual flower and vegetable plants as well as seed potatoes and potting soil.

Size: 5000 square Feet

Hours of Operation
Open spring only
May 1 until mid-June
Monday – Friday
9:00am – 7:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
9:00am – 5:00pm

Location | Contact
Hillside Greenhouses
1225 Highway
Onoway, Alberta
T0E 1V0
8 km east of Onoway on
Range Rd 12A
off of Highway 37

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Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Herbs
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Vegetable Starter Plants
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Potting Soil

A Very Nice Greenhouse

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A very Nice Greenhouse – Open since 2010.
We are a small, family-owned operation and we believe in the highest quality of plants at very affordable prices. Being graduates from Olds College Horticulture Program, our growing practices are based upon using Integrated Pest Management techniques with no use of chemicals. A great plant starts with a strong root structure. We offer a selection of Annual plants, herbs, vegetables, and Hanging Baskets.

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Hours of Operation
Open Sunday, April 29 to approximately June 10
Monday to Friday 11am – 7pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 7pm

Upcoming Events & Sales
Mother’s Day Basket Sale
Come out on Mothers Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018, and enjoy 10% off on our assortment of Hanging Baskets.

Location | Contact
A Very Nice Greenhouse
56021 Range Road 261
Sturgeon County, Alberta
T8R 0V9
6km west of Morinville on Highway 64
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Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Herbs
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Vegetable Starter Plants
  • Heirloom Tomatoes

Thiel’s
Greenhouses

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Thiel’s Greenhouses is a production, wholesale, and retail facility growing for the spring ornamental season. With just over one acre under glass and plastic, products are grown from propagation to finish and consist of ornamentals, veggie/flower bedding plants, herbs, hanging baskets and container gardens.

We grow clean using biocontrol (good bugs) for our IPM program instead of pesticides.

We are involved with local non-profit groups in their fundraising efforts with hanging basket and gift card programs as well as supporting growing fresh food for the local food bank.

Hours of Operation
Open May 1 – June 30, 2018
Monday – Friday
9:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday
9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday
10:00am – 5:00pm

Location | Contact
Thiel’s Greenhouse
4916 45 Street
Bruderheim, Alberta
T0B 0S0
(780) 796-3501

Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Hanging Baskets

 Country Clay & Garden Works

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Country Clay & Garden Works prides itself on having an extensive collection of high-quality plants, as well as a large assortment of perennials.

Country Clay & Garden Works was established in 1999, as a small, family-operated greenhouse. It is now an 8000 sq. ft. operation. You will find a large array of annuals, vegetable transplants, perennials, as well as countless varieties of basket stuffers. We also have very colorful hanging baskets, patio pots, and roses.

We are open every day in May and June.
Open 9 am to 9 pm 7 days a week in May and June.

Location | Contact
Country Clay & Garden Works
Box 864, Redwater, Alberta
From Redwater, 5 km east on Hwy 644, 3 km north on Hwy 829, 1/2 km west on Twp Rd 580
(780) 942-3282

Specialty Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Fairy Garden Stuff
  • Perennials
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Herbs
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Succulents
  • Vegetable Starter Plants
  • Heirloom Tomatoes

St. Albert Greenhouses Ltd.

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Second generation, family run business with 47 years of experience as greenhouses growers.

We offer a variety of annual bedding plants including custom design patio pots and planters. A wide variety of hanging baskets with country prices.

Hours of Operation
May 1-June 30,2018
Monday – Friday

Location | Contact
St. Albert Greenhouses 1971 Ltd.
Range Rd 252
Sturgeon County
Alberta T8T 0S2
5 km North of St. Albert on Hwy 2. 1.5 km east on hwy 37. 1.5 km North on Range road 252
(780) 939-3110

Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Geraniums
  • begonias
  • herbs

Specialty Products

  • Succulents

Sharon’s
Garden Party

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Greenhouse and custom plant orders. Meeting all your planting needs!

Sharon’s Garden Party is a family owned and operated business, in Lac Ste Anne County, and has been there for the last 15 years. We specialize in custom plant orders, group gifts, weddings and all season containers. During the spring season of May and June, we also have annual bedding plants for sale.

Sharon’s Garden Party provides a unique service. We plant your containers for you either at your home or delivered. Also look for our seasonal containers.

Hours of Operation
Open May 1 – June 15, 2018
Outside of this time frame by appointment
Sunday – Wednesday
By appointment
Thursday – Saturday
9:00am – 8:00pm

Events
Custom and group plantings are available by appointment

Activities While Visiting
Garden Parties for up to 20 people are available by appointment. These experiences offer food, drinks as well as other activities

Location | Contact
Sharon’s Garden Party
Range Road 1
Onoway, Alberta
T0E 1V0
From Morinville go west 30 km to RR#12, turn right and go 3.2km to Township 562. Turn right and go 1.6 km to RR#12. Turn left on RR#12 and go 1.2km. Sharon’s Garden Party will be on the right
(780) 967-5331

Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Hanging Baskets
  • Vegetable Starter Plants
  • Greens

Specialty Products

  • All-year-round service and containers
  • Succulents
Download Coupon – 20% off Custom Order

Honey’s
Greenhouse

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Location | Contact
Honey’s Greenhouse 
Louden Park, Onoway, Alberta
T0E 1V0
6km west of Morinville on Highway 64
(780) 913-1641

Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Hanging Baskets

LCJ Greenhouses
& Gifts

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Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
9:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
9:00am – 6:00pm

Location | Contact
LCJ Greenhouses
56102 0K0, Range Road 241
Bon Accord, Alberta
T0A 0K4
5kms. S.W. of Bon Accord
(780) 921-2192

Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Patio Planters
  • Hanging Baskets

Prairie Gardens
Adventure Farm

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Incredible edibles and gorgeous flowers are ready for you at our award-winning greenhouse and garden centre. 

We have the best herb collection ever – featuring culinary, common, ethnic and unusual! You’ll also find a delicious selection of hardy Fruit Trees, Berries, and other Edibles – ranging from asparagus, edible flowers to seed potatoes to sunchokes.  Come to find rare and traditional edible plants, interesting greens, heirloom tomatoes, perennials, great starter flowers and gorgeous patio baskets while the children plant posies and hug the spring lambs and baby bunnies at our petting farm! Call for Spring Garden Party & Mother’s Day Weekend Brunch Reservations. Prairie Gardens is the recipient of the Alberta Greenhouse Grower of the Year award! We supply the Top  5 Chefs in Edmonton!  Come find out what plants they love!

Garden Centre Hours
Monday – Saturday
9:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday
10:00am – 6:00pm

Upcoming Events & Sales
Spring Garden Party & Mother’s Day Tea May 12 – 13, 2018
Enjoy singer-songwriter El Niven’s Folk Band 11-2pm
A gardener’s splendor on a sun-drenched day sets the stage for this delightful garden get-together. Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with our lovely local farm buffet! Delicate finger foods, earthly delights and sweet treats. Mingle amongst the blossoms, enjoy free casual mini-sessions on edible landscapes, patio gardens, and heirloom tomatoes while the children plant pansies and hug the spring lambs! Tea -$5 3pm-5pm. Call for reservations today.
780.921.2272

Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Head out to the Farm Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 13) for a special brunch and celebrate Mom!
Enjoy Mothers Day Brunch among the blossoms at Prairie Gardens. 4 seating times to choose from. Free Farm Activities include Spring Egg Hunts, Petting Farm with Baby Goats, Bale Maze, Kids Planting Projects, and Spring Crafts. Extra fun (small fee) Gem Mining, Fairy Gardens and Greenhouse shopping for gorgeous Mother’s Day Planters.
Registration Required

Prairie Garden’s ‘Flower Power’
Victoria Day Weekend – May 19 – 21
9 am – 9 pm Daily. Closed at 6 on Sunday.
Break out the gardening gloves this Victoria Day weekend and get dirty. Celebrate the earth and learn about small-scale vegetable gardens, flower planting moons, sustainable landscaping and hands-on practical ways to decrease your footprint. Food, Perennial Plant Sale, Hay Rides, Herb-Garden-In-A-Pot workshops & More! Register today for Herb Garden Workshops –Cost $5. Your choice of herb plants and container.
Materials – $10-$20.
780.921.2272

Prairie Garden’s Fireroaster BBQ Longtable Dinner- Starring Dad! Join us for a fun afternoon and longtable BBQ!
Appetizers and Moonshine 5:00pm.
Join us at the farm for one of our famous longtable dinners as we celebrate Father’s Day with food, friends, flowers, and…of course…Dad! Bring your family & friends! After all, who can resist a gourmet BBQ and country hoe-down? Tons of afternoon fun – Frisbee Golf, Bale Mazes, Petting Farm, Sack Races, followed by a gourmet sit-down dinner. Introduce your children to the love of the great outdoors to kick off the summer!
Tickets: Adults $69 Youth: ½ Price. Toddlers ages 2 and under – Free
780.921.2272

Location | Contact
Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm
56311 Lily Lake Road
Bon Accord, Alberta
T0A 0K0
Drive north out of Edmonton on 97 St. (HWY – 28).
Go 25 km to Bon Accord (HWY. 28 curves to the right before you reach Bon Accord).
When you reach Bon Accord, continue past (stay on HWY. 28) for 1 km.
Turn left on Lily Lake Road (Range Road 235). Go 2 km.
We’re on the right. You’ll see our signs!

(780) 921-2272

Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Starter Flowers
  • Patio Planters
  • fairy Garden Stuff
  • Perennials
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Fruits
  • Herbs
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Garden Seed
  • Vegetable Starter Plants

Rare Products:

  • Edible plants
  • Interesting greens

Specialty Products

  • New varieties, bedding plants, incredibly designed hanging baskets & planters, veggie plants, fruit plants and trees.
  • succulents

Awards & Accolades

  • Alberta Greenhouse Grower of the Year
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Morinville Greenhouses Ltd.

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Stop by and enjoy top quality bedding plants, hanging baskets, decorative pots and potted herbs.

Periodic guided tours of our hydroponic herbs and greens production will be available based on demand.

We look forward to hosting participants of the 2018 Greenhouse spring drive. Our participation in the spring drive program will end the first week of June. For more information please call 780 939-3391.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
10:00am – 7:30pm
Saturday & Sunday
9:00am – 6:00pm
Holidays
9:00am – 6:00pm

Location | Contact
Morinville Greenhouses
Box 3163
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1S1
Located 5kms straight north of Morinville (look for our sign on the right side of highway 2 going north from Morinville)

(780) 939-3391

Products

  • Bedding Plants
  • Basket Stuffers
  • Starter Flowers
  • Patio Planters
  • fairy Garden Stuff
  • Perennials
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Fruits
  • Herbs
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Garden Seed
  • Vegetable Starter Plants

Specialty Products

  • New varieties, bedding plants, incredibly designed hanging baskets & planters, veggie plants, fruit plants and trees.
  • succulents
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