Without gardens there would be nowhere for flowers to call home and no place for recently single honeybees to try out new pickup lines. Restock Mother Nature's lush ultra-lounge with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of landscape and garden supplies at Holly, Woods and Vines in Alexandria.
Holly, Woods and Vines bedecks its year-round garden center with a blossoming bevy of annuals, perennials, shrubs, fruit trees, and berries. Gild rooftop gardens with a scented selection of herbs and vegetables ($2.99/pot) or peruse HWV's assortment of colorful pottery, from 6-inch ceramics to human-sized terra-cotta grub salesmen. Co-owners John and Vanessa also furnish their grounds with a floral flotilla of mandevilla vines ($17.99–$59.99), tropical hibiscus ($7.99–$59.99), and a diverse selection of Japanese maples ($79.99+). HWV's well-educated staff can offer shoppers a treasure trove of gardening knowledge, including advice on proper planting procedures, soil amendment tips, and bird and bee couples counseling.
8453 Richmond Hwy.
Alexandria, Virginia 22309Get Directions