• Company Overview

    Bell Nursery is the largest wholesale nursery grower in the mid-Atlantic, and 11th largest in the nation, based on production space. Bell and its Network growers produce and ship tens of millions of plants each year, including annuals, perennials and poinsettias. Bell plants are sold at The Home Depot in several states and the District of Columbia.

  • Availability

    Bell plants are available to the public at The Home Depot in the following areas:

    • Washington, D.C.
    • Maryland
    • Virginia
    • Delaware
    • Philadelphia
    • Raleigh/Durham, NC.
    • Greensboro, N.C.
    • Winston-Salem, N.C.
    • Columbus, Ohio
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Dayton, Ohio
  • Merchandising

    Availability

    Retail merchandising program at all Home Depot stores served puts Bell employees in stores to set, sign and care for plants, while providing outstanding customer service by answering questions, offering plant suggestions and care information.

    • Bell employees work as a team with Home Depot associates to support presentation, plant vigor, and customer service
    • Bell employees offer regular in-store product knowledge lessons for Home Depot customers. Topics include container gardening, caring for various plant types, fertilizing and pest management, and more
  • Staff & Employment

    280 Full time

    115 Part time

    Bell hires and trains up to 900 seasonal associates each spring

  • Facilities

    Corporate Headquarters

    7111 Troy Hill Drive
    Elkridge, MD 21075
    410-782-4500

    Greenhouses and Distribution Centres

    Bell’s Main Greenhouses
    3838 Bell Road
    Burtonsville, MD 20866

    Distribution center serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware
    200 Interchange Boulevard
    Newark, DE 19711

    Greenhouse serving southern parts of Virginia and North Carolina

    14141 Windmill Drive
    Montpelier, VA 23192

    Greenhouse serving Mid-Atlantic region

    21409 Germanna Highway
    Stevensburg, VA 22741

    Greenhouse and distribution center serving Ohio and Kentucky

    2625 Old Clifton Road
    Springfield, OH 45502

    Perennial greenhouse and farm

    6610 Carl Polk Road
    Monroe, NC 28110

    Perennial farm

    1457 Cason McLaurin Road
    Morven, NC 28119
  • Network Growers

    Includes nearly 30 family farmers based primarily in Maryland.

    Benefits to farm families

    • Diversifies traditional farm risk
    • Significant income while operating greenhouses just six months of the year
    • A hands-on family operation in which they take pride

    Benefits to Bell

    • 75 acres local greenhouse growing space with limited capital investment
    • Hands-on owner-operators with vested interest in growing great product
    • An effective business model for growth

    Benefits to the customer

    • Locally grown, fresh, full, color-loaded flowers
    • Finished plants travel fewer than 300 miles to retail, reducing emissions
    • Farm land and open space protected from development
    • Satisfaction of supporting American family farms
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