Connecticut magazine crowned Broken Arrow Nursery (in Hamden, Connecticut) as Best Nursery in 2015. I’m sure that many gardeners, in and outside the state, would shower similar praises on this unique nursery. It is a plant lover’s paradise! Broken Arrow Nursery is a topnotch specialty plant retailer of woody plants and perennials. The nursery is able to bring in top specimens from all over the world. Broken Arrow is the place to find native plants as well as the “uncommon and underutilized” options. Even if you don’t live within driving distance of this plant mecca, you can shop from their online catalog.
In addition to offering a diverse plant inventory, Broken Arrow Nursery also hosts many cool lectures, workshops and special events. There are so many tremendous choices including the Mountain Laurel Festival on June 4 & 5. This free festival features Connecticut’s state flower, Mountain Laurel, and Broken Arrow Nursery is proud to have the WORLD’S largest collection! The festival hours are from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. with guided tours of the laurel collection each day at 10:30 a.m.