Herring Run Nursery

Update (August 31, 2021)

2 Ways to Shop

In-Person Shopping
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 9AM – 3PM

 *Appointments are no longer required to shop at Herring Run Nursery!
If you’ve been vaccinated, masks are optional. Please continue to maintain social distance while you are shopping.

Online w/ Curbside Pickup

Online Shop Hours: 5PM Saturday – 5PM Wednesday
We will call/email to schedule pick up Thursday, Friday or Saturday.

Visit Our Shop


The health and safety of our customers, volunteers, and staff are our highest priority.
We are taking measures to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.

We greatly appreciate your patience as we navigate our response to COVID-19.



In addition to beautiful native plants, Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery provides tens of thousands of dollars of unrestricted funding to the organization each year. If you are able, we hope you’ll consider making a donation to allow us to keep nurturing our plants for sales in the future, in addition to supporting the rest of our vital work. 


  • A variety of plants in white plastic potsavailable for purchase at Herring Run Nursery.

About the Nursery

Blue Water Baltimore’s Herring Run Nursery specializes in plants native to Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Our non-profit Nursery offers more than 250 native species of trees, shrubs, vines, flowers, and more to retail and wholesale customers alike.

Native plants are a feast for both our eyes and our planet. Native plants help provide clean water, healthy soils, beautiful landscapes, and so much more. We strive to offer beautiful and durable plants that benefit and our local landscapes. We also offer:

  • Plants for rain gardens and urban spaces
  • Organic compost, potting soil, and rain barrels
  • Expert advice on using native plants for all types of gardens and landscapes

All proceeds from Herring Run Nursery sales support our mission for clean water and strong communities. Every purchase makes a difference!

Nursery Resources

Location and Parking

Our Nursery is located between Loch Raven Blvd. and Northern Pkwy. Look for nursery signs near the entrance by the stone house.

During normal business hours, parking at the Nursery gate is restricted to volunteers and customers with accessibility needs and limited mobility. All other customers should park in marked areas of the Hillen Road parking lot.

Don’t worry! We can help bring you and your plants back!

Contact Us

Email nursery [at] bluewaterbaltimore [DOT] org or call at (844) 756-8688.