Open Tues thru Sun 9am-4:30pm
1370 Wain Rd, North Saanich1 (250) 656-0384

Transform your garden into a space you want to spend time in

Russell Nursery is a family owned and operated retail nursery, founded in 1992. Whether you are new to gardening or an old hand, you can expect a warm welcome and as much help as needed to sort out what can seem like a bewildering number of choices.

Quality Plants and Knowledgeable Staff!

We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable staff and our service-oriented approach. Looking for something specific? Or perhaps you have a garden-related question? Send us a message or give us a call and we’ll do our best to help you out!

Tis the Season!

Christmas trees, wreaths & festive cheer all to be had at Russell Nursery.

Come visit, pick out a tree, a hand-made wreath and some local artwork and enjoy a cup of hot apple cider while you’re here!

Behind the Garden Gate: A Photo Contest

November is your last chance to enter our 30th Anniversary contest! Which means it’s also your last chance to be entered to win the grand prize of a $500 gift certificate to Russell Nursery!

What’s in your garden that brings you joy? We’d love to see. Learn more here.

Do you know somebody who wants to become a landscaper?

The Pacific Horticulture College is now accepting applications for their landscape horticulture programs.

Wreath at Russell Nursery

Extremely knowledgeable staff and a huge selection of top quality plants. Worth the scenic drive out to Wain road.

My happy place! I love it here! The staff are all amazing – so knowledgeable and helpful.

I love to shop at Russell’s. The staff is friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable.

Excellent, wonderful place for all things for the garden and a very knowledgeable staff to help find just the right plants.


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Hot Spiced Cider Recipe

Russell Nursery’s Homemade Hot Spiced Cider   A flexible recipe that can be made for as few or as many servings as needed!   Mix together in a suitably sized…

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Winter Pruning of Climbing Roses

Winter is the best time to prune modern repeat climbers as all the old leaves need to be picked off anyway, so may as well prune at the same time….

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Sharpen Your Shovels, it’s Time to Transplant!

By Brian Russell Established woody plants (trees, shrubs and conifers) are best moved when they are fully dormant. In our climate, this means November, December, January or early February. In…