Village Green Nursery to reopen under new ownership

(Photos courtesy Village Green Nursery)

Village Green Nursery is reopening under new ownership. One year after its longtime proprietor Vera Johnson closed it and moved, we received this announcement from its new owner, Noah Trutzschler, who plans to open next month:

Announcing the grand re-opening of Village Green Perennial Nursery, White Center’s premier provider of organic herbs, veggies, fruit & plant starts.

HI, I’m Noah, the new owner of the Village Green Nursery. My partner, Sarah, and I are in the process of setting up the nursery to its former beauty, and plan on continuing the tradition of providing the community with healthy and beautiful plants. Both of us love to garden, but have never tried anything as ambitious as starting our own nursery before. We have big shoes to fill, but are looking forward to journey.

We will be specializing in organic herbs, veggies, fruit, plant starts, and small ornamentals. We’re in love with heirloom tomatoes and think you’ll love them too, which is why we have 12 different types of heirloom tomatoes. Want fresh basil for pesto, edible flowers to add a little zest to your plate, or Italian herbs for your latest culinary creation? We’ve got you covered. In fact, we currently we have over 70 different varieties of edible plants to choose from, and will keep our website up to date with the complete list as we continue to add more.

Prefer to start your own plants from seeds? We not only have local organic seeds, but are the only nursery we know of in the area that has Cow Pots. Haven’t heard of Cow Pots? We hadn’t either until we started research for the nursery. These are a biodegradable, natural, and sustainable method for quickly transplanting plants because it’s the biodegradable pot you plant. We’ve tested them in our garden, and are seeing amazing root growth (just as promised).

Our Grand Re-Opening will be April 22nd and April 23rd, 2017 from 10:00-6:00:

– The first 10 customers will get a free gift.
– We want to encourage kids to get outside, dig in the dirt, and eat healthy. So, the first 50 kids 12 and under can pick their very own free organic fruit or veggie start (think rainbow carrots, kids sized cucumbers, or edible flowers).
– For the adults, we’re offering 1 free plant with the purchase of 10 plants.
– We are also featuring the work of 3 Seattle artists:

*Peggy Johnson creates oil paintings of garden scenes, meant to invoke feeling, awaken memories, and nudge the viewer to see things in a new way.

*Dehanna Jones is a native Seattleite who specializes in colorful blown glass floats.

*Jessica Wilkinson’s creative spin on ceramic pots is sure to put a smile on your face.

For a sneak peek at the featured artists’ work, take a look at the Garden Art section of our website. Every month we plan to feature new art, and new artists. If you’re a local artist that would like to be featured, contact us at and share an example of your work.

Please visit for more info, or better yet, come see us in person April 22nd or 23rd!

Noah Trutzschler
Sarah Young

Village Green is at 10223 26th SW.

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9 Responses to “Village Green Nursery to reopen under new ownership”

  1. This is great news, welcome!

  2. This is awesome! We’re nearly neighbors and we’re SO EXCITED that Village Green will be open again!

  3. GREAT NEWS!! Welcome to the neighborhood!

  4. I’m so excited! We’re moving into White Center, not but a mile or so away, at about the time Village Green is re-opening. I’d seen it on the map and was so disappointed to see such a gorgeous nursery/sanctuary closed.

  5. I am thrilled to hear this. Village Green is an amazing space with many fond memories for our family! Welcome to the neighborhood Sarah and Noah, can’t wait to pick out our spring veggie starts!

  6. It would be awesome if you continued the effort to carry local native species via 4P natives(

    There is an extreme lack or local plant species represented in Seattle Nurseries.

    Congrats on keeping the the space productive.

  7. This is fantastic! Welcome Noah and Sarah – I hope you are immensely successful. Eventually, I hope you will have some perennials as well?

  8. I am so happy to hear this – best of luck, and I’ll be shopping with you!

  9. I will definitely stop by to buy some plants!

    … and nice shirts, too.