Reston Garden Center

Hanging Baskets: Bringing Garden To Home

Hanging baskets are a great way of creating a stunningly looking outdoor area, whether it’s for your own backyard or the entrance of a home or office. It is also one of the easiest ways to bring your garden to your home. Hanging flower baskets fill your home with colors and aroma.

At the Reston Farm Market, we offer a huge selection of hanging baskets filled with these stunning blooms:

  • Petunias
  • Portulacas
  • Geraniums
  • Fuscias
  • Impatiens
  • and much more!

Also, did you know that you can grow veggies, fruit, and herbs in hanging baskets as well? Next summer, try planting cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, strawberries, and a mixture of herbs. After all, it's fun to get creative!

Stop by the Reston Farm Market today and pick a hanging flower basket of your dreams!

Spice It Up: Fresh Herbs at the Reston Farm Market

Let's face it - nearly every dish tastes better with fresh herbs. Did you know that herbs are loaded with impressive health benefits, too? 

Stop by the Reston Farm Market today and find your favorite herbs for your garden such as basil, cilantro, parsley, lavender, mint, oregano, and more. We are adding new herbs every week, so make sure to follow us on Facebook for the most recent updates.

Each Pot Is Unique: Searching for the New Garden Pottery Designs

This week, the owners of the Reston Farm Market, Bonita and Lowell Weinstein, were visiting Michael Carr from Michael Carr Designs as they were selecting new pottery designs for the upcoming season. Each year they keep experimenting and refreshing the collection with updated colors and styles - all stunningly beautiful and unique.

Michael Carr Designs garden pottery is truly special - each piece is hand-made and thus unique. Moreover, their pottery is freeze and frost resistant. 

We can't wait to show the new garden pottery design selection to our customers at the Reston Farm Market. Stay tuned!

Spring Season Flower Sale at the Reston Farm Market, VA

This is the last week of June and we are getting ready to bring in some new summer goods!

If you haven't had a chance to pamper your garden yet, this is your chance! This week, June 25-30, all flowers at the Reston Farm Market are 25% off. Stop by!

Image courtesy: Taura Mack @APPETITTE

Sweet & Healthy: Old-Fashioned Berry Jams at the Reston Farm Market, VA

Who said sweets can't be naturally good for you? Besides our locally sourced, hard-to-get raw honey from Golden Angels Apiary, VA, we searched and found the best of the old-fashioned, all-natural jams made by Amish Wedding Foods. So if you crave for some homemade jams that your grandma used to make, look no further! Stop by the Reston Farm Market today and get a jar or two of these super delicious, all natural berry goodies:

  • Old Fashioned Blackberry Jam
  • Old Fashioned Black Raspberry Jam
  • Old Fashioned Gooseberry Jam
  • Old Fashioned Peach Jalapeno Jam

Stop by the market today!

Know Your Flowers: Annuals & Perennials

Everyone agrees on the obvious: flowers ARE beautiful. However, not all flowers are made equal when it comes to their life-cycle and blooming habits.

You've probably heard of our weekly specials on annuals and perennials at the Reston Farm Market, but wonder what's the difference between the two categories? We are happy to "decode" the gardening language for you and look at the gardening strategies that will keep your garden full of blooms all season long. 

Annuals

Annuals are the plants that complete their life cycle in one year. These low-maintenance annual flowers will bloom all season, making them a great choice for containers and hanging baskets. Annual flowers are loved by many gardeners, as they prevent repetitive boredom and allow them to have a totally different garden every year. If you want to experiment with a new color scheme in your garden or try some new plants, annuals are the way to go!

At Reston Farm Market, we carry a variety of annual flowers and plants. From garden's darling petunia to sweet vanilla-like alyssum, cosmos flowers, vibrant portulaca, verbena, classic geranium, and much, much more!

Perennials

Perennials flowers are designed to live for three or more years. They are perfect for those gardeners who like consistency and/or have no time to experiment with the garden. However, standard perennials have a much shorter blooming cycle compared to annuals. Try mixing different kinds to establish a blooming pattern - hibiscus, hydrangeas, daisies, gaillardias, and other perennials. 

We, at Reston Farm Market, have a huge selection of both annuals and perennials to fit the needs of your unique garden. Committed to organic gardening, we also carry a variety of natural mulch, organic soil, organic plant food and natural fertilizers, and more exceptional quality gardening tools. Stop by today!

The Latest Spring Bloom Arrivals at Reston Farm Market

There is nothing more exciting than designing your garden in spring. The colors, aroma, and blooms can certainly make your head spin!

At Reston Farm Market, we are excited to present our latest spring bloom arrivals:

  • Geraniums, Ivy Geraniums, and Scented Geraniums
  • Dahlias
  • Verbenas
  • Petunias
  • Scaevola
  • Heliotropes
  • Alyssums
  • Portulacas
  • Mexican Heathers
  • Impatiens, Double Impatiens
  • Fuschias
  • Cosmos
  • Ageratums
  • Dianthus
  • Perennials
  • Variety of Herbs and Vegetables

Also, we have a huge selection of natural soil, mulch, organic plant food, and other gardening needs. Stop by the market today and pick the blooms you like! We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

Fruits and Roots: The Benefits of Organic Gardening

Organic gardening has many benefits. Most importantly, it is designed to work with the ecological systems and minimally disturb the Earth’s natural balance. 

Healthy, nutritious, and chemical-free produce is one of the most obvious advantages of the organic gardening. However, there are other, more invisible benefits of organic gardening. One of them is healthier soil, which in turn, makes organic gardening more resilient and therefore more suitable for producing healthy vegetables, fruits, and roots. 

At Reston Farm Market, we are committed to our deep-rooted values of bringing fresh, locally sourced organic produce, dairy, and organic gardening products to our local community in Northern Virginia and beyond. This spring season, we carry a great selection of organic and natural gardening products: from organic plant food, organic soil, natural mulch, and organic vegetable seeds to gardening tools, and much more. Some of the organic gardening products you can expect to find at Reston Farm Market are:

  • Organic Plant-tone - the all natural organic fertilizer made from the finest quality organics available. Plant-tone's natural organics break down gradually, providing a long lasting food reservoir activated throughout the growing season and ensuring superior plant growth.
  • Organic Holly-tone - get this organic fertilizer for your acid-loving plants, such as hollies, azaleas, camellias, evergreens, hydrangeas, dogwoods, blueberries, strawberries, and rhododendrons. 
  • Organic Garden-tone, Flower-tone, Herb-tone, Tree-tone, and other organic fertilizers.
  • A wide selection of natural, organic soil and mulch.
  • Organic vegetable seeds, flower seeds, herb seeds, and grass seeds.
  • Awesome gardening tools, beautiful ceramic pottery, and much more.

We are open Monday - Saturday 9 am - 7 pm, and Sunday 9 am - 6 pm. Stop by and get what you need for your organic garden! We look forward to seeing you there.

Welcome, Spring!

The winter is over and we welcome the spring in Reston, VA with our full hearts.

Stop by our legendary Reston Farm Market to fill your garden with joy! From colorful pansies and beautiful ceramic pottery to a wide selection of mulch, dirt, and all of the other gardening needs, we are thrilled to serve our local community with some of the best natural and organic products out there.

We currently carry the following types of mulch and related gardening products:

  • BACCT  Peat & Composted Manire
  • Black&Gold Garden soil 1 cu ft
  • Black&Gold Natural &Organic soil potting soil fertilizer 1cu ft
  • Black & Gold Natural&Organic potting soil 2 cu ft
  • Master Gardener black colored mulch 2 cu ft
  • Master Gardener red colored mulch 2cu ft
  • Master Gardener brown colored mulch 2cu ft
  • Master Gardener shredded hardwood mulch 2 cu ft

The spring is here! Stop by the Reston Farm Market today.