Welcome to Acer Gardens

We are a family owned and operated retail nursery on 18 acres in Deep River, CT. Acer grows over 1,800 varieties of perennials and annuals, as well as numerous varieties of shrubs and trees. We are known for our extensive selection of Japanese Maples, hence the Latin name Acer.

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Acer Gardens is now taking Online orders for Curbside Pick-up this winter.


 The nursery is closed, and will reopen the last week in March.

Order Online for Curbside Pick-Up

Get a jumpstart this spring!  Order all your favorites gardening supplies on Acer's virtual nursery.  Curbside Pick-Up during the winter is available:


Monday - Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Seeds are now available for pick-up!


Container Planting 

On-Site Soil & Mulch Loading

Premium Soil & Mulch Deliveries

Curbside Pick-Up

Plant Deliveries

Gardening & Growing Tips

Gift Cards

Need a gift for a friend or family member who loves plants and the outdoors?  We offer gift cards, with no expiration date, that can be used on anything for sale at the Nursery.

Call our office to mail a physical gift card out or order an eGift Card online. 

January, February, March Newsletter


Don't forget to spray Wilt-Stop on your evergreens and keep up with Repellents on certain plants that may be tempting to the wildlife this winter. 

Learn Something New

Winter is the perfect time to dream about the future and learn something new. Check out our extensive collection of Garden Handouts and past newsletters, to inspire you and help carry you to the spring. Pruning, Pollinator Gardens, Deer Resistant Plants and so much more! 

447 Winthrop Road, Deep River, CT.

(860) 526-9056

Open Mon-Sat 8:30-5pm, Sun 9:00-3pm

Mid March through Christmas Eve

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