In 2018, Wade & Gatton Nurseries is celebrating its 90th year as a family business. We are excited to welcome you this year to celebrate with us and see what’s blooming at Wade & Gatton. We hope you take a few hours to honor the life of Van Ross Wade, who died in April of 2017, with a walk through his masterfully crafted botanical gardens! And of course, we hope you stop by our garden center and select a new addition to your own home garden.
We invite you to learn more about our history through this guide.
Welcome to Wade & Gatton Nurseries! Wade & Gatton Nurseries is owned by Van & Shirley Wade of Bellville, Ohio. Our nursery has been in business since 1928. We are a wholesale-retail-landscape nursery located in the Clear Fork Valley in Central Ohio.
We have a large retail garden center entailing approximately 5-6 acres. We are large growers of shade, ornamental trees and conifers for both wholesale and retail customers. We are well known for our large display and botanical gardens of over 2,300 varieties of Hostas and over 1,500 varieties of Daylilies along with other perennials, conifers, shade and ornamental trees, etc.
You are welcome to visit our gardens and garden center from Monday thru Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We are closed on Sundays! Garden clubs or plant associations may pre-arrange a tour, by calling Cheryl Wade at 419-883-3191 or contacting us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax at 419-883-3677.
Wade and Gatton Nurseries were recently featured in the May issue of Ohio Magazine, read the full article here.