• 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

Kumquat Preserves Workshop

Kumquat Preserves Workshop

January 20, 2017, 1:00pm - January 20, 2017, 3:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Check out our free cooking demo on how to preserve the delightful and seasonal Kumquat. The small tangy yet sweet fruit is a natural for marmalades. Come join in the fun with Roger and taste the bounty. RSVP on this Facebook event by clicking "GOING" RSVP deadline January 17th at 5 pm

All are welcome :)
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Pallet Garden Class

Pallet Garden Class

January 21, 2017, 11:00am - January 21, 2017, 1:00pm

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

Rose Pruning Demonstration

Rose Pruning Demonstration

January 22, 2017, 10:00am - January 22, 2017, 12:00pm

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 basic landscape design. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Broken Pottery Class

Broken Pottery Class

January 28, 2017, 10:00am - January 28, 2017, 1:00pm

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!

Edible Landscape

Edible Landscape

January 29, 2017, 10:00am - January 30, 2017, 12:00pm

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 basic landscape design. The class is free of charge and open to the public, see you at 10am!... See MoreSee Less

Mommy and Me Garden Workshop

Mommy and Me Garden Workshop

February 1, 2017, 10:00am - February 1, 2017, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Check out our free Live demo with Catalina (only pay for materials used for this demo) in this kid friendly activity, we will build a garden. Please RSVP on our Facebook event page by clicking going. This class will be held on 2/1/17 at 10 am.... See MoreSee Less

Valentines Day DIY Container Garden class

Valentine's Day DIY Container Garden class

February 4, 2017, 11:00am - February 4, 2017, 1:00pm

3384 E River Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718-6641, United States

Free live demo at Green Things, build a garden wiht your Valentine

Wine and Garden: Succulent Terrarium Garden

Wine and Garden: Succulent Terrarium Garden

February 8, 2017, 1:00pm - February 8, 2017, 3:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

RSVP in our event page by clicking going. Note: $5.00 class admission fee. We will be gardening and enjoying a glass of wine. Join Catalina on February 8th, 2017 at 1 pm

Macrame Workshop with Local Artist Jay Harman

Macrame Workshop with Local Artist Jay Harman

February 10, 2017, 10:00am - February 10, 2017, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Jay Harman of JH Macrame will be demonstrating macrame knots for us. He is offering a hands on as well with a purchasable kit for $15.00 - $25.00 and Jay will have DVDs available for $5.00. This DVD gives slow step by step instruction how to do the basic knots as well as a few more advanced knots. It also shows you some elements that the basic knots can be used for. The DVD also goes through how to make the sample kit hanger. RSVP on our Facebook event page to let us know.... See MoreSee Less

What's Growing Today?

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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!!