Herring Run Nursery


10 AM – 2 PM

9 AM – 3 PM


Visit our Plants and Pricing page for the most recent inventory
(Note: we do our best to update this online inventory spreadsheet weekly, please call if you are looking for something specific!)

Visit Our Online Shop

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

Herring Run Nursery On-Site Consultation Service

Our CBLP certified nursery staff are available for site visits to assist you on your conservation landscaping journey. This service is ideal for all levels of gardeners.

Together we can:

Identify optimal places for new landscaping

Determine plant lists best suited for your garden

Provide plant identification and maintenance advice

And more!

To schedule, please email [email protected].

Fee: $150/hour

Location and Parking

Our Nursery is located on Hillen Road between Loch Raven Blvd. and Northern Pkwy. Entrance Signs are displayed when we are open to customers. 

During normal business hours, parking at the Nursery gate is restricted to staff, volunteers, and customers with accessibility needs and limited mobility.

We ask all other customers to park in the paved parking areas near Hillen Road (See Map Below).
We will transport your purchases to your vehicle. 

Map for directions: 

Contact Us

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