Johanna Saltiel, 3, of Plainview, takes in some (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Johanna Saltiel, 3, of Plainview, takes in some spring flowers at Hicks Nurseries in Westbury on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

Great nurseries on Long Island

These Long Island nurseries have everything from healthy shrubs and pretty perennials to gardening supplies and backyard decor.

Van Bourgondien Nursery

833 Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills Started by
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833 Deer Park Rd., Dix Hills

Started by a family with roots in Holland horticulture, Van Bourgondien Nursery has grown into a full-service nursery and garden store with a unique supply of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and soils. They also sell gifts, pottery, garden decor and supplies for gardening and ponds.
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Dee's Nursery

69 Atlantic Ave., Oceanside Family-owned since 1958, Dees
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69 Atlantic Ave., Oceanside

Family-owned since 1958, Dees is a great place to pick up flowers, gardening supplies and vegetables, which include tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, a full selection of herbs and more. You can also shop for your garden at home using the nursery's online store.
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Peconic River Herb Farm

2749 River Rd., Calverton The specialty retail plant
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2749 River Rd., Calverton

The specialty retail plant nursery and scenic 14-acre riverfront gardens features herb, vegetable and flower seedlings; trees, shrubs, herbs, spice blends and hot sauce. The garden shop sells unique decor and refurbished vintage garden and home furniture.
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Hicks Nurseries

100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury Selling a huge selection
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100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury

Selling a huge selection of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, water and bog plants, gardening supplies, tools, home decor and outdoor furniture, Hicks Nurseries also commemorates the seasons with special events, beginning with its annual Flower & Garden Show every March. The 10-day show attracts hundreds of visitors daily and features temporarily erected garden vignettes, cooking demonstrations, gardening lectures and presentations and special appearances. Visitors also can bring soil samples for testing by master gardeners from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County; the master gardeners also are on hand during the show to answer questions and offer advice.
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Bloomin Haus Nursery

816 Waverly Ave., Holtsville This expansive nursery encompasses
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816 Waverly Ave., Holtsville

This expansive nursery encompasses both sides of Waverly Avenue. It has home-grown vegetables, a wide variety flowers, more than an acre of perennials and entire greenhouses dedicated to specific plants. It is also home to a garden shop, petting zoo, gazebos and waterfalls.
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Atlantic Nursery

250 Atlantic Ave., Freeport Family-owned and operated since
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250 Atlantic Ave., Freeport

Family-owned and operated since 1929, Atlantic Nursery is a full-service nursery and garden shop with 2.5 acres of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials and tropical plants. They also sell gardening tools, gift baskets and garden decor and offer landscaping services.
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Martin Viette Nurseries

6050 Northern Blvd., East Norwich This full-service garden
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6050 Northern Blvd., East Norwich

This full-service garden center offers landscaping, indoor and outdoor plants, gardening tools and accents on its 42 acres. They also host lectures and workshops for kids.
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Dodds & Eder

11 Bridge St., Sag Harbor and 221 South
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11 Bridge St., Sag Harbor and 221 South St., Oyster Bay

Dodds and Eder is stocked with annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs and is staffed by knowledgeable garden consultants. They also have landscaping services, garden ornaments and statues, gardening tools, bird feeders, patio furniture and more.
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