No matter the time of year, the special occasion or the lack thereof, there are few things brighter than a bouquet of fresh flowers on the counter or a big green plant in the corner of your living room. Especially with these warm temperatures maintaining some consistency and Mother’s Day just around the corner, there’s no better time to treat yourself or a loved one to some fresh flowers or a brilliant green plant. There are not just plenty of plant options, but plenty of different spots to shop. From prepared bouquets from a truck to individual wholesale stems to flowers grown just steps away, here are just a few of the many places where you’ll find fresh flowers, plants and more in Nashville.
Amelia’s Flower Truck
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Shop: 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
What you’ll find: Single-stem flowers, delivery, subscriptions
A Nashville favorite, Amelia’s Flower Truck started out as just one truckful of flowers, and the business now includes three trucks, one storefront and one more on the way! Buy your flowers by the stem if you love to arrange yourself, or have one of the experts do it for you. Plus they also offer a delivery service. Or, if you prefer fresh flowers in your home regularly, sign up for a regular subscription, available weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Don’t forget to snap a photo of your brown paper-wrapped bouquet!
Bates Nursery and Garden Center
3810 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, TN 37207 • (615) 876-1014
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
What you’ll find: Plants, landscape supplies, annuals, trees
Bates Nursery and Garden Center has rows and rows and rows of all of the plants and flowers and shrubs you could imagine. This beloved Nashville nursery caters to both novice gardeners and seasoned experts. The helpful staff and numerous options make it difficult to leave empty-handed – even for those of us with black thumbs!
Creekside Garden Center
106 Harding Pl, Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 356-2201
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What you’ll find: Plants, custom potting, herbs, gifts
Creekside Garden Center was recently struck with tragedy as its owners awoke to the news of a massive, uncontrollable fire. Thankfully, they’re back and better than ever! The garden center now has two locations – one across the street from the other – and offers flowers and plants for gardening as well as arrangements, gifts and home decor inside the new shop. Stop in and give them a little Nashville love.
2501 12th Ave South, Nashville TN, 37204
3812 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
Hours: Every day, 8 a.m. to dark
What you’ll find: Plants, landscaping supplies, flowers to plant, herbs
For six weeks in April and May, visit Flower Basket for your gardening needs. The two locations are home to a wide variety of plants, flowers, herbs, succulents and more, alongside a helpful and friendly staff who can help you find what you need or guide you towards something new. The beautiful and bright-colored flowers are fun to browse on a sunny day, even if you aren’t planning to plant them yourself!
4503 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205 • (615) 490-3966
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
4004 Hillsboro Pike #165R, Nashville, TN 37215 • (615) 292-7272
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What you’ll find: Plants, arrangements, delivery, home and garden decor
Flower Mart has two locations in Nashville, both stocked with a variety of flowers, plants and garden decor. This shop extends beyond flowers and also offers garden and landscape supplies and services. The friendly and well-informed staff is happy to share their best tips – down to which plant is the best for you and your lifestyle. Also, bring your pup along for their chance to be featured as one of the many #dogsofflowermart.
Gardens of Babylon
900 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208 • (615) 244-8949
Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m every day
What you’ll find: Plants, custom landscaping, succulents, gifts
Gardens of Babylon‘s garden center is a popular Nashville spot that’s as useful as it is fun and photograph-able. Find the shop and outdoor complex adjacent to the Nashville Farmers Market, and their garden experts will help you navigate the endless options of vegetable and landscape plants, houseplants, flowers, pottery, gifts and more. SB TIP: They offer full-service landscape services. And they’re good.
Green Door Gourmet
7007 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 942-7169
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What you’ll find: Bouquets, subscriptions, buckets of flowers
Green Door Gourmet grows its flowers on the farm. With a mission to lower the environmental impact of the floral industry, they offer healthy, chemical-free flowers that are grown using sustainable farming methods. As fresh as you can find, these blooms last! Visit their market to pick up a bundle that will brighten a day. Or, sign up for one of their eight-week subscriptions, where you receive a large, hand-tied bouquet once per week. From June to October, order a Bucket of Blooms. This unique offering includes 60-100 stems of seasonal flowers, giving aspiring floral designers (or the pros!) the chance to get creative.
3636 Murphy Rd, Nashville, TN 37209 • (615) 297-0397
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to noon
What you’ll find: Single-stem flowers and greenery
Inside Sylvan Park’s Import Flowers, you’re bound to find every kind of flower you could imagine … and more. The place is packed with fresh flowers and ideal if you have a large order to make. The staff is incredibly knowledgable and can guide you to something you’ll love. We never leave without a few Monstera leaves!
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What you’ll find: Bouquets, bunches, vases, orchids
Never overlook Kroger‘s fresh flower section. They’ve got many pre-made bouquets, or get creative and combine some of their individual bunches for your own creation that won’t break the bank. If you’re on the go, orchids make a quick “thank you” gift. Kroger’s simple (but impressive), affordable and convenient collection of fresh flowers is a no-brainer.
Moore & Moore Garden Center
8216 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN 37221 • (615) 662-8849
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What you’ll find: Plants, shrubs, flowers, pottery and gifts
Head west on Highway 100, and you’ll discover Moore & Moore Garden Center, which offers an impressive array of flower and plant options. From trees and shrubs to annuals and perennials, you’ll also find all sorts of landscaping needs as well. Can’t stop in? Order a custom container or something from their online inventory.
Rebel Hill Florist
4821 Trousdale Dr, Nashville, TN 37220 • (615) 833-8555
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
What you’ll find: Bouquets, plants, gifts, delivery and cut flowers
Rebel Hill Florist is truly a one-stop-shop for all things floral. The Nashville institution has been around for more than 30 years, serving the Nashville community’s flower needs. Inside the shop, find beautiful plants, cut flowers and knowledgeable staff happy to help you find exactly what you need. They stock gifts and make flower deliveries, so they make it easy to celebrate and congratulate on all occasions.
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