Willard Bay Gardens, LLC
"The Perennial Place"
Hello, we are a retail nursery specializing in herbaceous
perennials and annuals. We also offer a
nice selection of water-wise and inter-mountain native perennials, woody plants
and ornamental grasses. Our primary
gardening customers come from Northern Utah, Southern Idaho and South-West
Wyoming. Sorry but we do not ship
Our roots began in 1948 as “Chadwick’s Plants”. Byron and Emily Chadwick grew and sold
perennials at this location for 41 years. In 1988 Barney and Della Barnett continued the nursery’s
traditions with the new name of Willard Bay Gardens. In the 25 years of operation, the Barnett’s have established a
solid reputation based on good hardy plants, helpful service and a great
Our Willard Bay Gardens’ customers are gardeners who love
and appreciate plants! We at Willard
Bay Gardens strive each season to have available the tried and true, as well
as, the new and hard to find perennials and annuals.
We are members of the Perennial Plant Association, Utah
Nursery and Landscape Association, Intermountain Native Plant Grower's
Association, Wasatch Rock Garden Society.
Barney served for 6 years as the Western Region Director for the
Perennial Plant Association.
Barney has taught Flower ID at SLCC, USU and BYUI. He teaches PLSC 2600 Annual & Perennial
Plant Materials at USU, on campus in the fall and off campus in the summer. He also teaches PLSC 2620 Woody Plant
Materials at USU, off campus in the fall.
Barney and Della also lecture for various gardening clubs, shows and