The family owned The House by the Side of the Road is the perfect place to go for plants any month of the year. During the planting season, their extensive collection of annuals and perennials fills their expansive buildings; perennials spill over to the large area in back, and are grouped into shade-loving, sun-loving, herbs, trees, shrubs, etc.
Looking for a distinctive plant for a room in your house? Year-round they offer a huge collection of houseplants; and their greenhouses contain the largest selection of orchids and cacti in the state.
In December, The House by the Side of the Road has probably the largest selection of holiday plants and wreaths in Southern New Hampshire. Their poinsettias range from one-inch mini-plants to huge conversation pieces in every color imaginable. A large selection of other seasonal plants is also available, such as cyclamens and amaryllises, as well as wreaths, garlands, and centerpieces. If you like to make your own festive holiday decorations, they carry greens, pine cones, ribbons, small ornaments, etc.
The House by the Side of the Road is located at 370 Gibbons Highway (Route 101) in Wilton; it is open seven days a week. They also have an informative website.