by Collins Laatsch

Best Plant/Garden Shop/Nursery

Oakland Nursery

43.9% of 5,042 votes

Claiming the top spot for all things green once again are the perennial pros at Oakland. With roots extending back to the 1940s and four magnificent locations, this family-owned-and-operated business well deserves inclusion in this year’s ColumBest list. Providing our readers with an unmatched selection of plants and products and offering award-winning landscape services, Oakland Nursery is a must-visit local business, even for the non-green thumbed among us.

Multiple locations |

2 Strader’s Garden Centers 23.4%

3 Stump 9%