About Us

Ed and Trish Read, Owners

Ed and Trish Read, Owners

For over 20 years the Mad River Garden Center has been serving the Mad River Valley. We are locally owned and operated by the Read family.

Located on Route 100 in beautiful Waitsfield, Vermont we offer year-round, property maintenance, landscaping, nursery and greenhouses, garden center, and a full-service floral department.

Ed Read, owner and operator of the Mad River Garden Center, has been working to grow the range and depth of offerings at the Mad River Garden Center since his purchase in 2001.

In 2009 Ed Read established Mad River Property Management and offers services to residential as well as commercial customers. Some of the basic services include property checks, lawn care and maintenance, light carpentry, masonry, snowplowing, and shoveling of walkways and roofs. These are just a few of the many services that Mad River Property Management can provide. Please contact us for more information about our services.

Along with property management, Mad River Garden Center offers a wide arrange of landscape design and services. From small to large scale projects you know you will be getting personalized quality service from Mad River Garden Center at a reasonable price. We have a variety of equipment on hand to get the job done right. Installation of perennial gardens, hardscape projects, trees and shrubs, rock and retaining walls, walkways and patios are our specialties. The crew at the Mad River Garden Center takes pride in what they do and it shows in their quality of workmanship.

At the Mad River Garden Center we are renowned for our pottery, artistic and functional bird feeders, great choice of greeting cards and helium balloons, houseplants, and fantastic gardening gifts.

In the winter we can help you with seasonal greenery and decorations so you can celebrate the holidays in style.

Year round we offer a full-service floral department. We pride ourselves on our fresh flowers and floral arrangements that we can create for you ahead of time or while you wait. Need it delivered? Floral and balloon bouquet deliveries are available upon request.

Have an event coming up? Let us help you design the perfect look and feel for whatever the occasion.

Business People—Vermont: Mad River Garden Center, Ed and Trish Read