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Great Garden Goods




Where to get all those gotta-have garden gadgets and goodies to help your garden look its very best.


By Nancy L. Claus


Amodio’s Garden Center

1160 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains

(914) 949-3922


Fresh flowers, plants, shrubs, and bulbs, along with lots of garden goods:

pottery, baskets, books, magazines, and more.


Avant Garden

87 Westchester Ave.

Pound Ridge

(914) 764-0010

This funky, former ’50s gas station in Scotts Corners is overflowing with vintage and antique planters and garden furniture as well as limited editions of newly crafted pieces.



10 Dakin St.

, Mount Kisco

(914) 241-3400


Go for garden antiques, ornaments, and furniture, particularly large-scale items from France and faux-bois (cement over a metal frame) benches, chairs, and tables. You’ll also find  contemporary items like antiqued-finished clay pots and hand-forged garden tools.


Greenwich Orchids

Yellow Monkey Village

792 Rte. 35, Cross River

(914) 763-3600

Orchids, orchids, and more orchids.


Laura Spector

Rustic Design

www.lauraspectorrustic design.com

(203) 254 – 3952

These impossibly romantic-looking benches, tables, and follies are handcrafted from Oriental bittersweet, an invasive vine that Spector forages from area parks and alongside roadways. No two are ever alike.


Nabel’s Nurseries

1485 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains

(914) 949-3963

From succulents to sunflowers, from orchids to decorative orange trees, here you’ll find all you need to create your own Garden of Eden.


Pound Ridge Nurseries

6 Pound Ridge Rd.

Pound Ridge

(914) 764-5781


This park-like nursery has a huge selection of flora (and in winter, fauna too, with a fun petting zoo for kids), landscape services, accessories, and a fabulous seasonal holiday store with whimsical ornaments, faux greenery, and collectibles.


Rosedale Nurseries

51 Saw Mill River Rd.

, (Route 9A) Hawthorne

(914) 769-1300


At Rosedale, you can do it yourself, picking out trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals, and planting them yourself. Or, the landscape department can plan, design, plant, and maintain your garden. The company has five nursery locations with more than 600 acres in the region.


Smith and Hawken

696 White Plains Rd.

Scarsdale (Also in New Canaan and Westport, CT)

(914) 722-0690


Go for high-quality gardening tools, accessories, and potted plants, including approximately 20 varieties of orchids. Smith and Hawken also carries its own brand of metal and teak outdoor furniture, complete with storage covers.


Sprainbrook Nursery

448 Underhill Rd.


(914) 723-2382


Everything you need to

garden along with things you never knew you needed.


Sun Valley Nursery

136 Croton Ave.

, Ossining

(914) 762-6161

Not just plants, but everything to put them in, too: handmade and hand-

painted imported Italian ceramic pots and a large selection of cast-stone and cast-iron planters, benches, statues, and fountains.


United House Wrecking

535 Hope St., Stamford, CT

(203) 348-5371



One person’s castaway is another’s treasure. Find architectural salvage, unique urns, garden statuary, fountains, and many life-sized bronzes of animals and

cute kids.


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