Visiting Armstrong’s Garden Center in Newport Beach
After writing about the incredible Roger’s Gardens in Corona del Mar, I thought it was only fair to point out that Aaron and I also enjoy a place called Armstrong’s Garden Center in Newport Beach. The business can trace its roots to 1889 and holds a storied place in the history of the global rose industry (and you know we love our roses!). A few months ago, we stopped in and spotted a Monarch Butterfly hanging out on some flowers.
We took a video …
Browsing the Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, and Water Fountains
This place is more of a classic garden nursery and is also located near the heart of Newport Beach, California. The staff is friendly, engaging, and helpful. They offer classes and can work with you to design your space.
You can wonder up and down the outdoor area, as well as go inside, where the shade and indoor plants are kept.
They have a huge pottery selection in a good range of colors to match your outdoor decor around a back perimeter wall, as well as smaller selections throughout the property. In our case, we are building everything around whites, creams, grays, and emerald greens so white glaze was our preferred choice. There is so much green and blue around the pool that we like the cleanliness of it. It provides a kind of stark contrast that simplifies things.
If you live in the area, you’re no doubt already familiar with this place but walking through the plants, seeing the flowers … I love living in this climate. It makes so many things possible that you can’t do in the sweltering heat, much less the frigid winters, of the Midwest.