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Garden Center in Manassas, VA

8677 Plant Place
Manassas, VA, 20112

manassas@meadowsfarms.com
703-361-4769

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Meadows Farms Manassas

This location is closed for the winter and will reopen on March 1, 2015.  See you in the spring!

 

Garden Center

This convenient nursery location offers a full selection of shade and flowering trees, Japanese maples, shrubs, groundcovers, and perennial and annual flowers, including Proven Winners and Simply Beautiful.  In addition to our plant material, which include native plants, we have garden tools, topsoils and planting mixes, mulches, fertilizers, and pesticides, and a wide variety of organic products.  Yes, everything you'll need to plant and care for your lawn and garden.
 
This nursery serves Manassas, Yorkshire, Brentsville, Montclair, Dumfries, Bristow, Bull Run, Wellingron, Lake Jackson, and nearby areas.

Christmas

Are you ready for winter festivities? Are you a church, school, or other organization looking to put together an order? Call us to schedule an order of Christmas items- poinsettias, wreathes, & trees. We have shared great success with local schools & youth groups doing our poinsettia fundraiser- call or email us for more information! We’ll be glad to help you!

Our Manassas location is nestled right above Lake Jackson Dam, and beginning the week of Thanksgiving will provide a relaxing and serene place to wander through our aisles of Christmas trees with the family. Want to do some pre-shopping? Check out what kind of trees we have available here. We carry a large selection of beautiful Christmas trees, wreaths & greens, poinsettias, and holiday cheer. Plan to come in early and get your first pick, while listening to Christmas tunes and sitting around our bonfire drinking hot cocoa! Come get in the holiday spirit!

GOOD NEWS! The old wives’ tale concerning the alleged poisonous nature of poinsettias has been refuted at last!  The Society of American Florists and Ohio State University conducted a scientific investigation that effectively disproved the charge that the poinsettia is harmful to human and animal health. Learn more here. Enjoy your poinsettias without worry!

Manassas Poinsettias

A big THANK YOU to everyone- community members & local businesses alike- who helped make our 3rd Annual Pink Day a success! We raised over $20,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (despite the rainy weather!), bringing the grand total since we began hosting to over $70,000! We are looking forward to another smashing success in 2015!

Manassas Pink Day

Our Meadows Farms Christmas Elves take pride in presenting a beautiful nursery & helping you pick out your perfect tree! Well-mannered leashed dogs are always welcome, so make sure to bring them in for a dog treat!

We look forward to seeing you this holiday season!

Manassas Store at Christmas


Our stone yard offers quite a selection of rock pallets, garden rounds, pavers, as well as cut stone and an assortment of boulder sizes. Be sure to check it out! We also carry a large selection of mulches and soils- both in bags and by the yard. Stone dust and Number 8 gravel are also available by the bucket.

Our Manassas location is nestled right above Lake Jackson Dam, and provides a relaxing and serene place to wander through our aisles of well-maintained annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. Our staff takes pride in presenting a beautiful nursery! Well-mannered leashed dogs are always welcome, so make sure to bring them in for a dog treat!

In the vicinity, be sure to check out the Garden Club of Montclair, the Master Gardeners of Prince William County, the Prince William County Cooperative Extension, and the Manassas Farmer’s Market! Local is the way to go! Also check out the Virginia Native Plants Society for great information on native plants.

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A Little History

The Manassas location of Meadows Farms was originally a Gil Meadows Nurseries site, which was owned and operated by Gil Meadows, Farmer’s brother. Gil Meadows Manassas Nursery opened in 1987, joining Gil Meadows Annandale Nursery, which had been up and running since the 1970s (which is now also a Meadows Farms Nursery). Gil brought in Mercedes Mendez as his General Manager/Buyer, whom he’d known for 5 years (they worked together for over 30 years!) through their jobs in the public school systems. “We consider it a success for two school people who didn’t know much about the nursery business at the time,” said Gil.

Starting out on 2 acres, Gil Meadows Nursery offered a little bit of everything- specimens, annuals, perennials, evergreens, and deciduous trees & shrubs. “We were very well received in the area…we got great support from the community,” Mercedes noted.

Gil leased the land to his brother, Farmer, in 2001, and the Gil Meadows Nursery to Meadows Farms Nursery transition continued with the expansion of the building and grounds to 5 acres. Gil summed up the switch by saying that they were “very happy being landlords…we don’t have to unload any trucks or work in the rain, but we appreciate the job [the employees] do!”

Gil passed away in 2011, leaving behind many family members, friends, and co-workers who had been touched by his friendly spirit and generosity. He will certainly be missed!

Some Information about Our Staff at Our Manassas Location:

Manager Profiles

 

Nursery Manager: Brad Bobenrieth
Education: Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness from Delaware Valley College
Employed with Meadows Farms: Since 2006
Nursery experience:  Started working at a nursery in southern New Jersey at the age of 15. Was promoted to General Manager by the age of 20.
Hobbies and Interests:  Gardening; any outdoor work or play; spending time with his puppies- Eli the Doberman and Cole the Australian Shepherd; helping out at Magnolia Meadows farm.
Hometown: Marlton, New Jersey
Favorite plant: Any variety of crape myrtle- the brilliant blooms all summer long can’t be beaten!

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Assistant Manager: Ross Ebsen
Employed with Meadows Farms: Since 2007
Hobbies and Interests:  Bowling, football, big fan of the Dallas Cowboys, reading, video games
Hometown: Warrenton, VA
Favorite plant: Contorted Filbert- its branch structure makes it a very unique plant that you don't see in many landscapes.
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Assistant Manager: Tim Scallan
Employed with Meadows Farms: Since 2010
Hobbies and Interests:  Playing music, skateboarding
Hometown: Woodbridge, Virginia
Favorite plant: (Perennial) Tricyrtis (Toad Lily)- it has some really wicked flowers!
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Assistant Manager: Kevin Lutz
Employed with Meadows Farms: Since 2010
Hobbies and Interests:  Football, Hanging out with friends.
Hometown: Manassas, Virginia
Favorite plant: Any variety of Japanese Maple- they have a range of interesting foliage and really spruce up any landscape
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Assistant Manager: Zane Sampson
Education: Bachelor of Science in Biology from Hampden Sydney College
Employed with Meadows Farms: Since 2013
Hobbies and Interests:  Skateboarding, playing piano, reading, playing pool
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
Favorite plant: Roses- they are brutally beautiful
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Longest-employed staff member: Clint Colcombe
Education: Pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Criminology at George Mason University
Employed with Meadows Farms: Since 2010
Hobbies and Interests:  Fishing, hunting, casino games
Favorite plant: Manhattan Euonymus- it’s a great evergreen hedge with a waxy, luminescent glow

 
For more information about Meadows Farms Nurseries, and lawn and garden care products visit our garden center page.

Manassas Nursery

8677 Plant Place   703-361-4769  

Meadows Farms Garden Centers serve Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. and Manassas, Yorkshire, Brentsville, Montclair, Dumfries, Bristow, Bull Run, Wellingron, Lake Jackson and nearby areas.

For more information about Meadows Farms Nurseries, and lawn and garden care products visit our garden center page.

Landscape Design and Installation.

We offer Free Landscape Planning with Landscape Designers on staff Thursday through Sunday in the spring and Saturday and Sunday in the autumn months. No appointment is required, just bring photos or a sketch with measurements to assist the designer. Whether you are a do-it-yourselfer, or want our experienced landscaping personnel to do the work for you, our design service is a great place to start.

Our Landscape Design and installation department offers a range of services, with a Lifetime Warranty on plants we install, and construction of decks, patios, walks, garden ponds, and much, much more. To learn more or to contact a Landscape Designer, visit our Landscape Department pages.

Meadows Farms Garden Centers serve Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. and Falls Church, Arlington, McLean, Fairfax, Annandale, Washington, Alexandria, Bethesda, Bailey's Crossroads, and nearby areas.