• 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

Broken Pot Gardens

Broken Pot Gardens

February 25, 2018, 10:00am - February 25, 2018, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Don't throw those broken pots away! Cathy will teach you how to use broken pot pieces to build an innovative garden planter. Bring in a broken pot if you got it, or get creative with some of the pieces we have collected here at the nursery.

This event is free to attend, but if you would like to create your own broken pot planter we have the supplies you need for sale here at the nursery!

Let us know you if you plan to come by clicking "going" on this event page. RSVP is not required to attend but we do appreciate it.
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Understanding Drip Irrigation with Roger

Understanding Drip Irrigation with Roger

February 25, 2018, 2:00pm - February 25, 2018, 3:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Roger will be doing an educational talk on the basics of drip irrigation systems and answering any questions you may have on the topic. Arrive by 2pm to join the group.

Fairy Garden Workshop

Fairy Garden Workshop

March 3, 2018, 10:00am - March 3, 2018, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Join us for our monthly fairy garden class. Cathy will show you how to build beautiful bowls filled with succulents and miniatures! The only cost to you is the cost of supplies. We have pots starting at $5, succulents starting at $2.99, and fairy garden miniatures starting at $1. This is a great activity for the whole family!

Don't forget to RSVP by clicking the "going" button on this event page. If you have others planning to attend simply let us know how many to expect in the comments.
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Stepping Stone Paver Workshop

Stepping Stone Paver Workshop

March 10, 2018, 10:00am - March 10, 2018, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

Cathy will be teaching you how to create your own stepping stone pavers. This class is $25.00 and includes all that you need. Bring the kiddos and let's get crafty.

Annual Color Bowl Workshop

Annual Color Bowl Workshop

March 18, 2018, 10:00am - March 18, 2018, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

This is a fun and easy class for the whole family! Come down and get your hands dirty while Cathy helps you design your own bowl of beautiful color! Cost for class is cost of supplies. Annuals are $1.69 each, and bowls start at $2.99. No RSVP required, but feel free to click the "going" button on this event page if you plan to attend.
Happy Gardening!
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Succulent Bowls & Mimosas

Succulent Bowls & Mimosas

March 24, 2018, 10:00am - March 24, 2018, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

**FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE ARE OFFERING THIS WIDELY POPULAR CLASS BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY OF THIS WEEKEND (03.24 & 03.25). CHOOSE WHICH DAY WORKS BEST FOR YOU!!**

Come plant and drink mimosas with us!
Cathy will be here to guide you through the process. The only cost to you is the cost of supplies. We have bowls and pots starting at $5 and succulents starting at $2.99.

Let us know if you plan to attend by clicking the "going" button on this event page. If you have others attending with you, simply drop us a comment letting us know how many to expect.

Happy Gardening!
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Succulent Bowls & Mimosas

Succulent Bowls & Mimosas

March 25, 2018, 10:00am - March 25, 2018, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

**FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE ARE OFFERING THIS WIDELY POPULAR CLASS BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY OF THIS WEEKEND (03.24 & 03.25). CHOOSE WHICH DAY WORKS BEST FOR YOU!!**

Come plant and drink mimosas with us!
Cathy will be here to guide you through the process. The only cost to you is the cost of supplies. We have bowls and pots starting at $5 and succulents starting at $2.99.

Let us know if you plan to attend by clicking the "going" button on this event page. If you have others attending with you, simply drop us a comment letting us know how many to expect.

Happy Gardening!
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Pallet Garden Class

Pallet Garden Class

March 31, 2018, 10:00am - March 31, 2018, 12:00pm

Green Things
3384 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ  85718 Map

For this class, Cathy will be walking you through the steps of building your very own succulent or herb pallet garden.

Cost for participants is only the cost of supplies. We will be giving participants a 10% discount on pallets bought here, but if you have your own feel free to bring it in.*

You also have the option to paint your pallet for an additional cost:
*$10 for small pallets
*$15 for medium pallets
*$20 for large pallets
*THIS COST IS IN ADDITION TO THE PALLET PRICE

Please let us know if you plan to attend by clicking the "going" button this event page. If you're bringing guests, simply drop us a comment and let us know how many to expect.

*If your pallet is a large shipping pallet you may want to consider cutting it down or cutting it in half. They become quite heavy once loaded with plants.
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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. LuxeTrichocereusHybrid 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!!