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GARDEN CENTER AND NURSERY IN COTTAGE GROVE, MINNESOTA

Zywiec’s Garden Center offers a full range of quality plants, including perennials, annuals, vegetables, herbs, trees, shrubs, and succulents. We also supply a selection of landscape supplies, including rock, mulch, and dirt. Don’t just shop for plants; we have an expansive gift shop stocked with unique finds, fairy garden supplies, small pottery, and puzzles. 

MAKE YOUR SPACE A HAPPY PLACE

Adding plants to your space can increase creativity, reduce stress, and help purify the air. Let our team help you choose the right plants to help you create a happy place, whether it’s a garden, porch, or office.

Working with plants all day definitely makes the garden center our happy place!

Zywiec (ziv’ic)

noun — a Polish descent family selling quality plants and landscaping supplies and giving you a “Haunting Experience.”

Our Garden Center

With almost four decades of serving Cottage Grove, Minnesota, and the surrounding Twin Cities area, we’ve become a leading provider of gardening supplies. 

What makes Zywiec’s Garden Center Unique?

  • We have over 39 years of experience in the industry
  • We are a Polish, family-owned business with a passion for plants
  • We’re more than a garden center — we’re a gift shop too!
  • We own and operate The Haunting Experience: A premiere Haunted House and Hayride in Minnesota.

QUALITY PLANTS, GROWN LOCALLY

We take pride in growing all of our annuals, vegetables, herbs, and succulents in our Cottage Grove greenhouses. We love shopping local ourselves, which is why we even showcase local food products in our gift shop. Find local syrups from Grey Cloud Island and honey from Cottage Grove. We sell fresh home-grown sweet corn, picked daily from Joe Zywiec’s Vegetable Farm in the summer.

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Butterfly on Gerbera Daisy

LOCAL EXPERT ADVICE

Our friendly staff can help answer plant care questions and help find solutions to garden pests and problems. We have an expansive variety of garden fertilizers, specialty soils, and organic gardening supplies to keep your plants looking green and healthy all season long. We are a Fertilome and Bonide supplier. 

Simons Landscaping

We are very excited to announce that Simons Landscaping and Zywiec’s Garden Center will be working together this season to provide our clients with outdoor living at its finest! Both Simons Landscaping and Zywiec’s are related family-owned businesses and have been a part of the landscaping industry for 20+ years. We look forward to working with Simons Landscaping and are excited to see what the future holds for both companies!

Simons Landscaping

A TRUSTED GARDENING CENTER IN MINNESOTA

Our passion for plants is shown through our superior customer service. We have helped homeowners create fresh and colorful backyards for over 39 years and counting. Our garden center is a Minnesota destination for high-quality plants and products. We are a family-owned and operated business that takes a lot of pride in helping you. Our exceptional service can help you achieve an outdoor living space that fits your personality and give your home a timeless quality and lasting charm. 

GET IN TOUCH WITH US TODAY FOR HELP WITH YOUR PROJECT REQUIREMENTS.

A ONE-STOP-GARDENING-SHOP

We are happy to help you find what you need at our garden center. We will provide personalized, high-quality service in a relaxed atmosphere. Located just minutes away from the Twin Cities. What are you waiting for?

GARDENING SUPPLIES

We stock high-quality gardening tools, fertilizers with lots of organic options, grass seed, bulk mulch, and rock and dirt supplies. Zywiec’s Garden Center is your one-stop-garden-shop for all this and more!

PLANTERS AND POTTERY

Unique finds are just minutes away. We have a wide variety of terra cotta, ceramic, and plastic pottery options in all shapes, sizes, and styles! A decorative pot can dress up your plants and can inexpensively make your designs look even more sophisticated and beautiful!

PLANTS

Plants are our specialty! (We are a garden center, after all) We take great pride in growing our annuals, vegetables, herbs, and succulents in our Cottage Grove greenhouses! We also carry various perennials, trees, shrubs, and houseplants that will give you lasting beauty for years to come.

BULK LANDSCAPING SUPPLIES

We have the products you need to help you start on your landscaping project. Our store features various landscaping essentials including landscape rock and mulch. We deliver our supplies to the greater Twin Cities for your ultimate convenience.

SPECIAL EVENTS

We are much more than just a garden center. We hold special weekend events, like our annual planting parties (spring and winter), and giving you a “Haunting Experience” at one of the scariest haunted houses in Minnesota during the Halloween season.

GIFT SHOP

Shop for one-of-a-kind items and gifts. We carry various puzzles, home decor, garden art, locally made foods, and so much more! We are continually changing and adding to our gift shop, so there is always a unique find. Need to give a gift? Gift certificates are available for an easy and thoughtful gift!