• Open Daily Mon-Fri 7am-5pm • Saturday 8:30am-5pm • Sunday 9am-5pm
  • Tel Number: 520.299.9471
  • Fax Number: 520.577.0099
  • 3384 E River Road, Tucson AZ 85718
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Upcoming Events

Macrame Workshop with Local Artist Jay Harman

Macrame Workshop with Local Artist Jay Harman

July 30, 2016, 10:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Enjoy the world for Macrame. This class will assist you in making your own macrame plant hanger. Jay will teach you the beginning knots for the project. This hanger will hold a 4" pot with a saucer. Supplies will be provided. This class will be limited to 6 persons. Come ready to have some fun! Bring back the 1960s and 1970s! The Class will be approximately 1.5 hours long, and the cost is $15 per person whichi includes all supplies you will need to create your own Plant Hanger!... See MoreSee Less

Mindful Meditation Garden

Mindful Meditation Garden

August 6, 2016, 10:00am - August 6, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Come join us to create a sacred space for yourself. The class starts this Saturday at 10 AM and is free!

Growing with Green Things - Part 7: Selecting Desert Perennials

Growing with Green Things - Part 7: Selecting Desert Perennials

August 7, 2016, 10:00am - August 7, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussiosn for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. The seventhpart of this series will discuss selecting desert perennials.

Pallet Garden Class

Pallet Garden Class

August 13, 2016, 10:00am - August 13, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Learn how to make your very Pallet Garden at Green Things! The workshop is free but the supplies are sold individually, (Plants, Soil, Pallet). Bring in your own pallet, or purchase one of our pre-made pallets!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 8: Growing Roses in Tucson

Growing with Green Things - Part 8: Growing Roses in Tucson

August 14, 2016, 10:00am - August 14, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussiosn for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. The eigth part of this series will discuss growing roses here in Tucson.

Broken Pottery Class

Broken Pottery Class

August 20, 2016, 10:00am - August 20, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Bring in a broken pot or let's break one. Class begins at 10 AM with short demo and workshop will follow. Sign up for classes right here on our Events page!

Growing with Green Things - Part 9: Selection & Care of Shrubs and Groundcovers

Growing with Green Things - Part 9: Selection & Care of Shrubs and Groundcovers

August 21, 2016, 10:00am - August 21, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the selection and care of shrubs and groundcovers. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Fairy Garden Class

Fairy Garden Class

August 27, 2016, 10:00am - August 27, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Join us this Saturday for a fun-filled morning. Short demo at 10 AM, followed by a workshop. The demo and the workshop are free. You can purchase all the materials in the store and Cathy will work with you to create your own Fairy Garden following the demo. You can also bring some of your own materials and purchase the rest in our store. Children and Adults are welcome! Bring the whole family or all of your friends! Sign up for classes right here on the Facebook Events page!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 10: Understanding Your Drip System

Growing with Green Things - Part 10: Understanding Your Drip System

August 28, 2016, 10:00am - August 28, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the fundamentals behind your drip system. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 11: Selecting Desert Perennials

Growing with Green Things - Part 11: Selecting Desert Perennials

September 4, 2016, 10:00am - September 4, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the selection of desert perennials for your yard. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 12: Basic Landscape Design

Growing with Green Things - Part 12: Basic Landscape Design

September 11, 2016, 10:00am - September 11, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing basic landscape design. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 13: Picking a Palm Tree

Growing with Green Things - Part 13: Picking a Palm Tree

September 18, 2016, 10:00am - September 18, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the selection of a Palm Tree in the Sonoran Desert. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 14: Edible Gardening for the Cool Season

Growing with Green Things - Part 14: Edible Gardening for the Cool Season

September 25, 2016, 10:00am - September 25, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing edible gardening for the cool season. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 15: Selection Cool Season Annuals for Color

Growing with Green Things - Part 15: Selection Cool Season Annuals for Color

October 2, 2016, 10:00am - October 2, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the selection of annuals for color during the cool season. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 16: Understanding Your Drip System

Growing with Green Things - Part 16: Understanding Your Drip System

October 9, 2016, 10:00am - October 9, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the fundamentals of your backyard drip system. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 17: Selection & Care of Desert Trees

Growing with Green Things - Part 17: Selection & Care of Desert Trees

October 16, 2016, 10:00am - October 16, 2016, 1:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the selection and care of desert trees. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 18: Edible Gardening for the Cool Season

Growing with Green Things - Part 18: Edible Gardening for the Cool Season

October 23, 2016, 10:00am - October 23, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing edible gardening for the cool season. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Growing with Green Things - Part 19: Selecting Desert Perennials

Growing with Green Things - Part 19: Selecting Desert Perennials

October 30, 2016, 10:00am - October 30, 2016, 11:00am

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Growing with Green Things is a series of informational lectures and discussions for your benefit, hosted by Roger Putney. This part of the series will be discussing the selection of desert perennials for your landscape. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome to Green Things Plant Nursery!  Looking for plants, pottery, outdoor living products, gardening supplies?  Perhaps you are seeking ideas, inspiration, or information for your yard, patio, pool area or garden.  Look no further!  Green Things has you covered from Agaves to ZZ’s!  Suppliers of Cactus, Landscape Trees, Shrubs, Houseplants, Annuals, Perennials and more. Green Things is one of Tucson’s largest and most diverse plant nurseries.  Find your gardening home with friendly customer service, fair prices, quality products and services, and some of the best selection in Southern Arizona.  Stroll four acres of plants and 33 greenhouses to see everything from 2” Succulents to 10 foot tall palms and desert trees.

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Access us from the Rillito River Walk!!  Cyclists, runners, walkers, riders park your ride and join us!!  Get your questions answered by our helpful expert plant nursery staff, or participate in one of our weekly seminars for endless information about gardening in the Sonoran Desert!  Dig in and get the scoop on Herb and Veggie gardening, then head out to shop our extensive year-round supply of edibles grown naturally right in our greenhouses.  Shop our endless inventory of annuals, blooming perennials, vines, and shrubs to add splashes of color to your desert landscape.  Historically Southern Arizona’s largest houseplant nursery. Green Things carries everything from tiny dish garden plants to huge tropical trees!  Like the unique and unusual?  See carnivorous Pitcher Plants or Venus Fly Traps, Air Plants, all varieties of ferns and old favorites like Creeping Charlie, Spider Plants and more!  Have an upcoming wedding, event, conference or convention?  Consider our plant nursery’s Plant Rental Service.  Rent any number of large Palms, Ficus Trees, Dracaenas, Boston Ferns, or whatever suits your fancy!!  Let our expert designers set the stage with beautiful pottery and plants.  Have the urge to spice up your patio or outdoor living space?  Choose from disappearing fountains, metal art, benches, Bistro sets, and pottery in all styles, colors, and sizes!!   Our complimentary plant nursery design services will finish off your space with colorful annuals, tropical plants, cacti, perennials or shrubs.

During the holidays, check out our Poinsettia Open House!  See the blast of color filling the greenhouses when the Poinettias, Christmas Cactus and Cyclamen come into full bloom - held annually right at our plant nursery facilities from Thanksgiving to Christmas!  In search of fundraising services for your sports team, church, or other organization?  Let our staff show you how  your funds can grow along with our high quality poinsettia crop!

Green Things also offers products and services to the Trade.  Landscapers, interior designers, florists and related businesses in the Horticulture Industry. Take advantage of plants grown on site at our plant nursery facilities.  See our professional greenhouse growing staff in action throughout the year producing annuals, desert perennials, hanging baskets, cactus propagation, houseplants and more!!