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Helmi from Nursery Garden
Helmi from Helmi's Gardens that does landscape design and lawn care


Owning a Garden Nursery & Providing Landscape Design Has Been a Dream Come True!

"Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been interested in plants, and I've enjoyed dabbling in my gardens, growing new and unique types of plants. I just never expected it ever to be more than just a hobby."


In college, a chance elective started me down the path to plant science. After college, I managed a garden center in Columbia for 10 years, but children and life took more time than I had anticipated and I took a step back for a while. When life settled down, at least for a little bit, I went back to work as a private horticulturist for a local family that wanted help taking care of their greenhouses and properties. 


That was fine for a while, but I continually had this dream of owning my own garden nursery. I would always drive by this “abandoned” greenhouse on South Nursery Road and it kept calling out my name. One day I answered back and decided to take a look at it to see if it was a fit for me. After some consideration, in 2012, I took a leap of faith and bought the garden center, and, as they say, the rest is history.


Since then, I have continued to add new items, vintage décor, outdoor planters, indoor flower pots, and the most unusual and hard-to-find houseplants, succulents, and landscape plants and shrubs anywhere around.

Discover the Secrets of Helmi's Gardens

Call us in Columbia at 573-886-9419 and let us know how we can help you with your gardening, landscaping, container, and maintenance needs! 

Where You Find the Unique & the Unusual!

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