Welcome to Dearness Gardens Nursery
Let us help you create a beautiful and functional landscape with year-round color and interest, native plants to help birds and pollinators, and tested methods to lower maintenance and let you and your family enjoy your outdoor spaces! We look forward to your visit to our garden center in Huntersville, North Carolina, just north of Charlotte. Established in 1995, Dearness Gardens occupies 3 acres on a rustic 1920’s farmstead in the heart of downtown Huntersville. There’s a little something special for everyone who visits us, so plan to spend some time exploring the lush display gardens, meandering pebbled paths, soothing fountains and koi ponds, and our eclectic gift shop filled with houseplants, seeds, and unique decor items. Don’t forget to stop in the Greenhouse and say hello to our fabulous feline Myrtle, who just happens to be a social media sensation on Facebook!
At Dearness Gardens we are well-known for our impressive selection of Japanese Maples & unusual conifers; tried-and-true garden favorites as well as new and trendy plant selections; and we are a destination for highly sought-after Southeastern native trees, shrubs, and perennials. We are committed to “making the world a better place one garden at a time” and therefore strive to educate our customers about sustainable & organic gardening practices that are healthier for humans, pets, songbirds & pollinators, and of course the planet! We want your visit to be relaxing, enlightening, and memorable–the ultimate shopping experience! Our business was originally opened with the intention of creating a an independent, family-owned destination garden center with character and quaint charm (that certain corporate garden centers lack) and a staff of enthusiastic and knowledgeable plant geeks … we believe we have succeeded admirably, but we will let you be the judge!
Early Spring Hours:
Monday-Friday 9-5 ; Saturday 9-5; Sunday 12-5
Closed New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, & Christmas Day. Bad weather conditions can also affect hours–please call.