Open Tues-Sun: 9am-4:30pm1370 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!

What’s Happening at the Nursery

It’s summer, but we’re planning ahead…!

    • Rose pre-ordering for spring 2022 now online!
    • Winter vegetable starts in stock now and ready for planting.
    • Thinking of trees to provide shade? You can tag a tree now for fall planting.

Remember, if you need a bit of extra advice or guidance to get started our staff are always happy to help.

Bliss 2

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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