Open Tues thru Sun 9 am - 4:30 pm 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?

Bare root roses are here! We have a fantastic selection in stock now.

Keen on growing from seed? We’ve got everything you need!

Seeds, trays, seed starter mix, grow lights, heat mats and more. Not sure where to start? Just ask one of our knowledgeable staff.

Eustacia Vye – from David Austin

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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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