Vanderwees Garden Gallery is a locally owned & family business in Thunder Bay. It was established in 1960 by Joe and Laura Vanderwees. Originally starting out as a part-time business offering a variety of vegtables and garden plants, the company has since expanded.
In 1989, John Vanderwees joined his father as partner, and continues to run the company today. The selection of products now offered includes; tropical plants/seasonal plants and all the necessary gardening tools, home furniture, patio furniture, gourmet food, kids toys, Crocs shoes, and much more.
Tulips Cafe:
Tulips Cafe is located in Vanderwees's retail area, seating 32 and serving gourmet soups, sandwiches, desserts and coffee, it is a wonderful addition to the company.
Every Wednesday we offer a senior discount of 10% off all regular priced items


32 years ago, a group of family-owned garden centers came together to form Garden Gallery. By combining our purchasing, Garden Gallery families source unique products from around the globe. Grow For The Green allows us to pass the savings on to you with a rebate on every purchase; the simplest, most generous loyalty program in the industry.

All Garden Galleries are independently owned & operated by 2nd and 3rd generation families in your community. We have many years of experience and we take great pride in giving you expert, helpful advice!

Come Grow with Us!