Avant Gardening

Retail Nursery

Avant is home to a unique, relatively small nursery located outside of McFarland in central Dane County. We are a short drive from Madison and surrounding communities and specialize in high-quality, locally grown perennials. We also have a selection of container shrubs. Our nursery staff will be happy to work with you to find the perfect plant or to allow you to browse on our own!


Typical Hours

Hours are subject to change due to weather and staff availabilty. Please call (608) 838-2054 before you come to ensure we are open.

End of May – October
M – Th: 9am – 4pm
Friday 9am – 3pm
Saturday by appointment

Why buy at  Avant?

Avant Gardening & Landscaping specializes in plants that gardeners and landscapers love. We have a wide range of perennials, grasses, container shrubs, and evergreens. Our plants can meet all your garden needs – from full sun to full shade, natives and cultivars, color pallets, textures, and more!

As landscape designers it’s our business to create specialty plant combinations for pollinators, rain gardens, and seasonal displays. We’re making these combinations available to our retail shoppers by pre-selecting and showcasing these mixes throughout our nursery. Whether you are looking for a mix for birds and butterflies, easy care natives, water wise, or containers – we’ve got you covered! Our plants are cared for by a team of professionals. We use organic gardening methods and integrated pest management to reduce the need for chemical insecticides and herbicides.

Above and beyond our plants we offer personalized service and advice for all your landscaping needs. Design, delivery and planting services are available.

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