There are hundreds of nurseries on Long Island, so why take a chance and schlep through the mud only to find absolutely nothing you were looking for. Make it easier on yourself and check out these Best of winners.
Long Islanders Voted Hicks Nursery in Westbury the Best Nursery on Long Island!
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This is the second year in a row Hicks Nursery in Westbury has taken first place in the Best Nursery category. Founded in 1853, it’s the oldest garden center and nursery on Long Island, which means, they know what they’re doing, having provided generations of Long Islanders the very best plants, service and advice for all their gardening needs. Hicks has a tremendous variety of outdoor and indoor flowers, plants and accessories to choose from. Expert horticulturists answer any gardening question patrons may have—and Hicks’ holiday events are legendary.
2nd Place - Martin Viette, 6050 Northern Blvd., East Norwich. 516-922-5530. www.martinviette.com
Located in East Norwich, Martin Viette is a perfect destination for all those who love nature and want to improve their backyards. With several different kinds of beautiful plants and trees, Martin Viette is one of the top nurseries on Long Island.
3rd Place - Starkie Brothers Home & Garden Showplace Centers, 721 Main St., Farmingdale. 516-293-7148. www.gardenplace.com
Starkie Brothers Home & Garden Showplace Centers has for years been one of the better nurseries out there. They give tremendous help when looking for ways to spruce up your garden and provide you with a wonderful experience every time you go to them.
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