Looking forward to 2016!

           Here at Ken’s Gardens we are looking ahead to 2016! We have a lot to look forward to this new year: workshops, sustainability and being able to do more for our customers. A lot of you have voted on a new logo, which will be coming out in 2016, as well as a new tagline. This year we would like to refocus on what Ken’s Gardens is: a family owned full service garden center that grows plants and knows plants. While there are plenty of plant farms and garden centers, there are seldom together. Ken’s Gardens grows most of their own plants and we know everything else we get in well. This allows our customer to get the best plant care prior to purchase and we know exactly how to help you at home with these plants. We also carry reliable and unique plants, supplies, and décor!

            We are also working on becoming even MORE sustainable! Ken’s is also moving towards biocontrol for growing our plants to be more environmentally friendly, as well as doing more community outreach programs. Be on the lookout for events to attend and ways you can help us! 

             You may be wondering what a garden center would be doing with plants in the winter… Well, we are busy doing what we do best: growing plants! We have been very busy seeding and propagating.  Ken’s has also been getting together a fresh inventory of décor and supplies for 2016 and we love what we are getting in!DSCN0011 (2) DSCN0016 (2)DSCN0007 (2)DSCN0011 (2)


              Ken’s has been anxious to give our loyal customers more, and we have been listening to your questions. So in 2016 we will be bringing you workshops and activities! We will be having workshops for fairy gardens, terrariums, urban and contain er gardening, landscape basics and more.  Field Pansy day is also coming as soon as the weather is good and the pansies are ready! Come out and experience a tradition our Smoketown store has been doing for years: dig your own pansies from the field! FullSizeRender [126167]

Can’t wait to show you all we’ve been working on in 2016! – Ken’s


Green Roof Shed Install

IMG_0319IMG_0322IMG_0324IMG_0328IMG_0333IMG_0355IMG_0356IMG_0357Thanks to Belmont Landscapes for the install and Creek Hill Nursery for the product. This beauty can be viewed at our Intercourse location.

Berry Good Lunch Live Cooking Demo


Berries aren’t just for breakfast! Come bring your friends and coworkers to taste seasonal blueberry & raspberry dishes during your lunch hour as they are prepared live with cook, author and storyteller Jonathan Bardzik on Friday, May 1st from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm at Ken’s Gardens 2467 Old Philadelphia Pike Smoketown PA.

Jonathan, a featured presenter at historic Eastern Market in Washington DC, will prepare five hot and cold berry dishes with farm-fresh ingredients and share his techniques for cooking with local food. Take home free recipe cards, tips for growing healthy and delicious berries from the BrazelBerries Collection for your patio or garden. We will also have a huge selection of pottery that will be on sale that weekend.



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Pepper & Tomato Variety List

Thanks for thinking of Ken’s for your vegetable needs.  We grow a very large selection of tomatoes & peppers.  Here is the full list. 



Amish Paste

Better Boy VFN

Big Beef

Big Boy

Black Russian

Brandywine Pink Potato Leaf

Bush Earlygirl

Bush Beefsteak

Celebrity VFNT

Delicious SD

Early Girl SD


First Lady II

Gardeners Delight (Sugar Lump)

Great White Beefsteak

Health Kick ASTD

Italian Heirloom

Jetstar F1

Juliet F1 SD

Lemon Boy

Long Keeper


Mator Sandwich

Mortgage Lifter SD

Mountain Pride

Mr. Stripey



Patio ASTD

Pineapple SD

Pink Girl

Roma VF

Rutgers VF

Striped Stuffer (pepper)


Supersonic F1

Supersteak SD

Supersweet 100 SD

Sweet Olive

Sweet”N Neat Cherry Red


Triple L Crop (Giant Tree)

Tumbling Tom Red

Yellow Pear SD

Tomatilla Toma Verde

Tomatilla Husk Ground Cherry


Baron Red

Big Bertha

California Wonder

California  Wonder Yellow


Chocolate Beauty Bell


Giant Marconi



King of the North

Lady Bell F1

Orange Sun Bell

Purple Beauty Bell 

Round of Hungary

Sweet Banana


Hot Cayenne Long Slim

Hot Early Jalapeno

Hot Habanero Orange

Hot Hungarian Wax

Hot Lemondrop

Hot Mucho Nacho

Hot Poblano

Hot Red Cherry Large SD

Hot Serrano Chili


Pepper Burpee Big Daddy

Pepper Burpee Candy Apple

Pepper Burpee Sweet Heat

Pepper Burpee Zavory Hot

Tomato Burpee Big Daddy

Tomato Burpee Big Mama

Tomato Burpee Brandy Boy

Tomato Burpee Cherry Punch

Tomato Burpee Fourth of July

Tomato Burpee Fresh Salsa

Tomato Burpee Sweet Seedless