7 Sylvan Lane
Westport, CT 06880
Mon - Sat: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gilbertie’s is a 4th generation family-owned store that has been in Westport since 1922! Our 5-acre property includes multiple greenhouses, open-air shopping, a gift shop, and sprawling gardens. Our offerings serve everyone from the beginner gardener to the serious botanist. We also aim to serve our local community through donations to local gardens, charities and schools and hold many free lectures and classes on the importance of growing organically to preserve our health and environment.
Gilbertie's Herbs & Garden Center
Everything for your garden, and more!
Carrie, a fourth generation family member has worked to maintain the charisma and tranquility of Gilbertie's since 1997. She has worked closely with the community on projects including Westport Community Gardens and the Westport Famers' Market, and helped develop the popular Winter Farmers' Market at the garden center in 2011. She says "Guiding people about the importance of clean food, growing organically, and respecting nature is critical in our society now, I can't think of anything I'd rather do for a living." Her biggest passion, Tropical plants and unusual annuals her lecturing on the subject frequently as well as designing custom outdoor containers throughout the area for clients.
Perennials Manager, Assistant Store Manager
Joe’s plant knowledge is vast and extensive. Responsible for the buying of the perennial and nursery departments at Gilbertie’s, Joe’s passion for horticulture makes him one of our most popular lecturers here at the garden Center, as well as helping customers with garden design and installation.
Herb Manager, Assistant Store Manager
Kevin’s background in retail and produce management show his knack for store merchandising and displays thru ought the entire garden center. His expertise in custom herb containers inspire customers and make him a very sought after designer year round. Responsible for the immense herb selection offered at the garden center, Kevin works closely with Sal Gilbertie at our growing farm in Easton CT ensuring quality herb selections here at the center.
Augusto is the man who keeps everything running smoothly at Gilbertie's. Whether it's general property maintenance, deliveries, planting the vegetable beds or assisting customers he always has time to tell you a great joke and make you smile. Augusto is an avid fisherman and there always seems to be fish in the employee freezer for all.
Customer Service & Container Design
Our colorful character Deb, came to Gilbertie's in 2016 after a 17 yr. career with Youngs Nursery in Wilton Ct. Her experience in customer service along with annuals and perennials has her busy all season with beautiful container design and creativity galore. She enjoys walking her dogs and working in her beautiful gardens. Can you tell her favorite color is purple?