Each fall, The Home Depot releases its annual list of the most innovative products to hit its shelves, both in-store and online. Each year, in conjunction with these Innovation Awards, The Home Depot honors suppliers in several other categories, including the Environmental Partner of the Year.

This year, that prestigious title went to Bell Nursery for its commitment to growing sustainable live goods for The Home Depot’s Garden Centers.

Growing sustainably for The Home Depot has been Bell Nursery’s business since 1995. The Elkridge, Maryland-based grower produces and ships more than 100 million locally grown annuals, perennials, shrubs and – during the holidays – poinsettias each year to hundreds of The Home Depot stores.

“We hope customers will understand that when they buy a Bell-grown plant, they are getting a product that was produced thoughtfully and with our communities in mind.”
Brett Guthrie, Chief Operating Officer of Bell Nursery