Open Tues thru Sun 9am - 4:30pm 1370 Wain Rd, North Saanich 1 (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!

What’s Happening at Russell Nursery?

Welcome Summer!

Summer is in full swing and the nursery is looking absolutely fantastic.

Perennials are showing their summer colours, roses are in bloom, trees are in full leaf and the sun is shining. What more can we ask for?!

Interested in broadening your knowledge?

Join our Walk & Talks this summer!

Rudbeckia Nepeta

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.


Bee on Echinacea

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