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Plant Nurseries In Johannesburg

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There is nothing better than adding a little green to your life, and when we say green, we mean flowers, trees and loads of plants! So, whether you’re looking to spruce up your garden or start a new hobby in gardening, be sure to check out these plant nurseries in the city. plant nurseries

Lifestyle Home Garden

One of the most popular nurseries in the city, Lifestyle Home Garden offers the biggest, brightest and best quality plant range, no matter the season. From lillies and succulents to garden features and gardening tools, they have absolutely everything you need to bring some zest to your garden. The centre also boasts the Silver Birch restaurant and Primi Piatti if you’re feeling a little parched or peckish; a frozen yoghurt spot to keep you cool, and a number of kiddies rides to keep the little ones entertained while you shop.

Details / [email protected] / 011 792 5616 / Cnr. Beyers Naudé Drive & Ysterhout Avenue, Randpark Ridge, Randburg

Garden World

Garden World out in Muldersdrift is far more than just a plant nursery! This unique garden doesn’t just offer shoppers everything they need when it comes to gardening, but also a great space for the whole family to have a fun day out. Kids will have a blast in the children’s playground and animal farm while parents do a little shopping. Also, this venue can be used as a unique wedding and function setting. Look out for the country tea garden if you’re looking to grab a cup of tea to relax, as well as the weekend arts and crafts market.

Details / [email protected] / 011 957 5955 / Beyers Naudé Drive, Muldersdrift, Johannesburg

Nu-Leaf Nursery

Whether you’re trying to figure out your shrubs from your hedges or are an absolute expert in all things green, Nu-Leaf is your one-stop shop. From advice and guidance to tools and necessities, their knowledgeable and friendly staff will be more than happy to help you in any way they can. Nu-Leaf is also one of the largest bedding plant nurseries in the country, offering gardeners a variety of summer and winter annuals and perennials.

Details / 011 794 1350 /  Corner Beyers Naude Drive and Peter Road, Honeydew, Johannesburg

Schäfflers Garden Nursery

From indoor and outdoor plants to landscaping accessories and bonsai, Schäfflers Garden Nursery offers an impressive range of everything green for you to check out. And if you’re a fan of indigenous, unusual and rare plants and want to add a few to your garden or home, be sure to chat to the staff, because if they don’t have it they will find it for you. They also have the Under The Trees Garden Café if you’d like to grab a bite between browsing, and also a florist if you’re looking to treat someone to something special.

Details / [email protected] / 011 786 0323 / 28 Johannesburg Road, Lyndhurst, Johannesburg

Montrose Nursery

Nestled in the heart of Sandton, you’ll find one of Joburg’s oldest and established nurseries, Montrose Nursery. This family-owned business stocks a large variety of shrubs, trees, seedlings, herbs and organics that will make the perfect addition to your garden. Also on their property you will find the stunning little coffee shop, Gia’s on Montrose, that offers a beautiful setting to enjoy the stunning weather and tuck into delicious café meals.

Details: / [email protected] / 011 783 1252 / 66B South Road, Morningside, Sandton, Johannesburg

Sharondale Garden Centre

We had to add Sharondale Garden Centre to the list to make sure that we give you nothing but the best. It has been a family run and owned nursery for four generations and is considered one of the oldest nurseries in the city. So, yes, they know their plants pretty well. They are located in the south of Jozi, in Alberton. When you pop-in for a visit make sure you have a bite at their lovely coffee shop called Wendy's Cafe.

Details: [email protected] /  011 867 8021 / Swartkoppies Road & Overbury Street, Brackenhurst, Alberton, Johannesburg.

Sharondale Garden Centre

JFF Rooftop Farm

This is not your typical plant nursery. The JFF Rooftop Farm is situated atop an arts precinct in trendy Braamfontein. They offer an array of indigenous plants, succulents, herbs and indoor plants here, as well as a quaint coffee shop and tea garden for you to enjoy. Plus the view from their terrace is simply magnificent. But be warned, there is a winding ladder you have to climb to reach the rooftop. Don't say we didn't warn you! Visit JFF Rooftop Farm for first hand gardening advice, budget prices and a one-of-a-kind plant shopping experience.

Details: (Tel) 081 768 4827 | [email protected] | 70 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

Simply Majestic Garden Centre

Moms and dads, are you in desperate need of some downtime from homeschooling and keeping the kids entertained at home? Bring them along to Simply Majestic Garden Centre in Lambton. While you browse around the nursery the little ones can play on fun rides or climb up the magical tree at the garden's edge. There is also a fantastic tea garden and restaurant here. Order a plate of their homemade scones with strawberry jam and fresh tea. You'll thank us later.

Details: (Tel) 011 827 7202 | [email protected] | 90 Webber Road, Lambton, Germiston.

The Herb Farm

We all need a break from the city every now and then. If you're after an escape from the hustle and bustle, take a 40-minute drive out to the Herb Farm Gardens in Midrand. While the nursery here is relatively small, their lush gardens will have you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated in no time. Take a slow stroll through the lavender and rose gardens or meander through one of the intricate mazes to find all assortments of herbs you have never even heard of before. The Herb Farm Bistro serves up an excellent family-style Sunday lunch, so be sure to plan your trip over a weekend. It's the perfect mini-getaway.

Details: (Tel) 010 447 3517 | [email protected] | 264 Summit Rd, Blue Hills, Midrand, Gauteng.

Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery 

Our final inclusion on this list of Joburg's most fabulous garden centres is undoubtedly one of the very best. Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery is situated out in Muldersdrift, offering its visitors a tranquil countryside experience. This garden centre is all about inspiring avid gardeners to plant more indigenous flora in their flower beds. From water-saving succulents, to rocky aloes and lush grasses, Random Harvest has all you need to transform your garden. Once you've done your shopping, visit the tea garden for al fresco dining and delicious eats. Random Harvest Nursery is a definite must-visit for all gardening enthusiasts, so make your way out there as soon as you can.

Details: (Tel) 082 553 0598 | in[email protected]Plot 57, Kontiki road., Muldersdrift, Gauteng.

Know of any plant nurseries that we have missed? Let us know in the comments section below!

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2 comments on “Plant Nurseries In Johannesburg”

  1. Hi there!
    You missed us! Sharondale garden Centre has been a family run and owned nursery for four generations, we turn 50 next year making us one of the oldest nurseries on the business 😝 We are located in the south of Johannesburg, in Alberton. We also have a lovely coffee shop called Wendys cafe! Visit us and I can assure you will not be disappointed!

    Kindest regards from a fellow fan,

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