Asheville's Destination Garden Center

Growing and Serving the Area for over 30 Years

Garden Center Contact:

(828) 650-7300

3377 Sweeten Creek Rd.

Arden, NC 28704

M-Sat: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Closed Sundays

Need something Specific?

Fill out a plant request form by clicking below and we will contact you to let you know if we have it or when we will.

Have a Question?

Click the button below to submit a question and we will reply as soon as we can.

Our Passion is Plants

We all love plants.  We search the country for top quality plant material at the best value for our customers.  From tropical plants in Florida, to unique and unusual conifers and maples from the Pacific Northwest, we pride ourselves in having the most diverse but reliable plants in the area.

Mixed groundcovers and perennials behind stacked stone wall

Current Plant Availability List

The availability list is updated periodically (weekly when possible) and intended for convenience only, so please call the BB Barns Garden Center to confirm availability and accuracy of list. Click the button below to access the list.

  • Trees

  • Shrubs

  • Ornamental Grasses

  • Perennials

  • Annuals

  • Herbs

  • Vegetables

  • Orchids

  • Seeds

  • Houseplants

Plant Request Form

Fill out the form below to send us a list of plants you are interested in finding. We will try to source the plants for you, if available (from our current inventory or from one of our vendors) and let you know if and when the plants could potentially be available. We can also arrange for delivery if you prefer (for an additional fee).

Please note, this is not a plant order, but a request.

We will contact you if and when we are able to locate the plant material. It can often take a week or two for the requested plants to become available with our growers.

During peak season, especially spring, it may take at least a week for any response.

Please be patient but you will receive a response.

Name *
Phone *
Tree, Shrub, Perennial, Annual, Houseplant, etc
Please list the plants you would like to request below.

Tools & Supplies For Every Job


We love being in the garden. Whether that means actively working or just relaxing, we carry a unique selection of tools, organic supplies, fertilizers, garden art, gloves, furniture and more.  If you need it to be successful in your garden, we have it waiting for you at our Garden Center south of Asheville.

We carry Felco pruners and other professional garden products


List and links to the tools we carry:

  • Felco Pruners

  • Corona Garden & Landscape Tools


List and links to the gardening supplies we carry:

  • Daddy Pete's Plant Pleaser

  • Espoma Fertilizers

  • Fafard Potting Soil

  • Bonide Solutions



List and links to furniture we carry:

Kingsley Bate: Premium quality Javanese teak harvested in Indonesia, using mortise & tenon joinery. Incorporating timeless and updated styles in stainless steel, aluminum, and all-weather wicker. Limited warranty includes residential & commercial uses.

Streetscape Inc: A California company specializing in the custom manufacture of SOLID BRASS, post-mount, wall-mount and recessed mailboxes. In addition, we offer ornate cast aluminum mailbox poles, light standards, street and traffic signs. Homeowner and builder/HOA quality items.

Whitehall Products: Made in the USA, handcrafted from rust-free recycled aluminum in Michigan. Made at the time of order, these customizable are available in a variety of colors and finishes, and can be shipped to the store or directly to the customer.

Everyday is a celebration

Need something unique?

We think everyday and everyone is special and should be celebrated.  When you need something unique for a birthday, wedding, anniversary, or a little treat for yourself (or someone else), you will find just what you're looking for and more in our ever changing gift department.

Books, jewelry, household items, decorations and more can be found at our Garden Center

Garden Center Gift Cards

The perfect gift for the gardener or landscaper in your life. Gift cards can be purchased online in preset amounts. If you desire to purchase a gift card for an amount not available online, please call us at 828-650-7300 and we will be happy to assist you.

Visit us at B.B. Barns Garden Center to get started

B. B. Barns is more than just a retail garden center. We love our customers and we want to help you however we can. Come by the Garden Center and let us help you with your next project. We offer a wide variety of services intended to help do-it-yourselfers and provide convenience while you shop with us.

Container Design

Bring your own container or purchase a container at the store and one of our sales associates will help you design a wonderful container garden. Finished containers will be available for pick-up within 48 hours.

Container Gardening

Customers who desire container gardening help will work with Brenna Henley, our container gardening expert. Brenna will help you design, shop, and install the perfect container garden for your home or business.

Delivery Service

You bought a gorgeous 8' tall tree and have no way of getting it home? We've got you covered. B. B. Barns offers delivery of anything you purchase at our Garden Center within a 50 mile radius (exceptions can be made). The delivery fee will be based on distance and labor required (1 or 2 man delivery team). We offer installation as well (see You Buy, We Plant service under Blended Services).

Furniture Consulting

Lean on our furniture experts to help you make the right decision for your outdoor living space. Bring in pictures and samples, or have a sales associate visit with you on-site, to help you make the best choice.

Garden Coaching

Sometimes you need someone else to come take a look and give advice in your garden. We can provide a fresh set of eyes and years of gardening experience to help you develop the garden of your dreams. Garden Coaching sessions are by appointment only.

Holiday Decoration & Trees

As a year-round Garden Center, holiday decoration and Christmas trees keep us very busy during the season. Our decorating experts can help you shop our tremendous selection or design and create the perfect centerpiece before your guests arrive. We also offer the freshest and best looking Christmas trees around. All evergreen material and Christmas trees begin to arrive the week of Thanksgiving.



Houseplant Repotting

Bring us your houseplants and orchids for repotting. Repotted plants will be available for pick-up within 48 hours.

Plant Identification

Need help identifying a mystery plant? Does your neighbor own a plant that you would love to have in your garden? Bring us pictures, leaves, and cuttings (if possible) and we will help you identify your mystery plant. We will then help you find it in our Nursery, order it for you, or point you in the right direction if we don't have it.

Silk & Floral Design 

We offer the finest selection of floral silk stems, foliage stems, topiaries, succulents, branches, and wreaths. To assist you with your silk and floral design, Cynthia Gillooly offers her expertise. Cynthia will help you design and shop for the perfect materials and then she will personally create the masterpiece for you.

Soil Testing

We always recommend utilizing the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services for soil testing. However, we can provide a basic pH analysis if you bring a sample to the Garden Center.

We Plan, You Plant

Perfect for the do-it-yourselfer who just needs a little guidance, our We Plan, You Plant service will provide the knowledge and direction you need to get the job done right. Bring us pictures and measurements of the area in question and we will help devise the best plan that fits your wants, needs, and desires.

You Buy, We Plant

Purchase the plants you want (based on your own plan or one we help you create) and we will deliver and install the plants for you. Plant installation is completed by appointment and the labor charge will vary based on plant type, location, size, and quantity.