• GARDEN CENTER HOURS: Monday - Saturday 8 am - 9 pm, Sunday 9 am - 6 pm

Columbus Garden Center

Columbus Garden Center

1156 Oakland Park Avenue, Columbus, OH 43224-3317 | p: 614-268-3511 | f: 614-784-7700
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Paint & Sip Workshop

The Paint & Sip workshop will be hosted at the Columbus Oakland Nursery location in the educational center. Attendance fees include complimentary mimosas of five different flavors, and a one of a kind piece of art of your own creation! Our teacher is a local artist from Columbus that will help guide you through the class through easy steps. The painting theme of the class will be a celebration of butterflies.
$35 fee for attending.

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Oakland Nursery ‘s original store on Oakland Park Avenue opened its doors in 1940. Since then Oakland has been serving the gardening needs of Central Ohio. We have grown by exceeding the expectations of our clients, and providing the finest competitively priced gardening products available. We emphasize quality, selection, service, and availability.

We offer the following services for our customers:

  • 10,000 roses sold every year, no one comes close!
  • The largest plant selection in central Ohio.
  • Regional and national purchasing power.
  • Horticultural trained staff.
  • Unique and exotic plants.
  • Many varieties of fruit, nut and vegetable plants.
  • Ornamental and shade trees and shrubs.
  • Amazing annual, perennial and patio tropical plants.
  • Houseplants, succulents, and bonsai plants.
  • Water gardening plants and accessories.
  • All your lawn care products.
  • Seeds, bulbs, tools, and gardening accessories.
  • Great home and garden gifts from near and far.

The main store is located 1 mile east of I-71, on Oakland Park Avenue. Exit off I-71 at Exit 114, North Broadway, go east to Maize Rd. Turn left (north) and go one block to Oakland Park Avenue. Turn Right (east) and proceed to the store at the corner of Atwood Terrace and Oakland Park Ave. The main offices, landscape and wholesale departments are also located here.

Tropical Indoor Plants

Our greenhouse is stocked weekly with new and interesting tropical plants from around the world. Browse our unique spring plants, including African Violets, cacti, orchids, palm trees, bonsais, dish gardens, and other blooming beauties & lush green specimens.

Garden Accents

From small garden herb labels, to bird baths, to that new trowel or weed cultivator thing-a-ma-jig, you will find lots of fun and eclectic gifts for the gardener.


Pottery and Containers

From that special orchid pot to decorative cast iron urns, Oakland's pottery area covers all of your container needs. Look for specials in our glazed pottery area for spring flower potting and container gardening. We also still have a large selection of garden statuary, fountains and benches.

Wild Bird Supplies

In this season of good will, let's not forget our neighborhood wildlife. Winter is a time hardship for birds that stay in Ohio. A supply of wild bird feed and water can bring life and color to the backyard. Oakland has a great selection of bird feed always in stock.


Columbus Garden Center - Spring - Mason Jar Planters
Columbus Garden Center - Spring - Redbud Trees in Bloom
Columbus Garden Center - Spring - Espalier Apple Tree
Columbus Garden Center - Spring
Columbus Garden Center - Spring
Columbus Garden Center - Spring
Columbus Garden Center - Summer
Columbus Garden Center - Summer
Columbus Garden Center - Summer

Spring Business Hours

Monday – Saturday 8am - 9pm
Sunday 9am - 6pm
Memorial Day (May 27) 9am - 6pm


  • Garden Expert Ron Wilson's live radio remotes!
    March 30 - June 15

    Ron will air his weekly radio show “In the Garden” live at our New Albany store on March 30 and at the Columbus location on June 15. The radio show airs weekly on 610 WTVN AM radio on Saturdays from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon.

  • Greater Columbus Dahlia Society's Annual Tuber Sale
    Saturday, April 27 (10am - 1pm)

    This is the event to find your favorite dahlia variety or that unusual collector's trophy! Help support a local gardening group.

  • Rose Garden Experts
    April 27 - May 19

    Rose Garden Experts from the Delaware and Columbus Rose Clubs will be at ALL Oakland garden store locations Saturdays & Sundays, April 27 & 28 and May 18 & 19, from 11 am - 3 pm. Bring all your rose care questions for them to answer!!!

Delivery & Planting

We offer an array of services to make your gardening and landscape experience as easy and successful as possible. And of course, our expert advice is only a phone call away. 

More on our delivery and planting services

Special Orders

Not finding the items you need? Whether it is a plant, statuary, fountain, or garden product, Oakland Nursery has access to a multitude of suppliers. Large or expensive items may require a 25% non- refundable deposit. Call or stop in with your request and we'll do our best to find it.

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