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Stark Bro's Garden Center
Louisiana MO

Travel through gently rolling hills, open farmland or curving highway along the Mississippi River. Just when you need to stretch, you'll arrive in Missouri's picturesque rivertown, Louisiana, and the home of Stark Bro's Garden Center.

Save the Date: April 23-26

Customer Appreciation Days

Watch a video about the Stark Bro's Garden Center Customer Appreciation Days.

Every year, Stark Bro's Garden Center hosts a spring celebration in honor of our customers. This 3-4 day event sees folks from all over the midwest, many who make the weekend an annual tradition!

Varieties of trees, shrubs, perennials

Walk through our greenhouse and outdoor plant displays with row upon row of fruit trees, landscaping shrubs, berries, colorful perennials, natives and flowering baskets.

Our Garden Center boasts both natural and terraced display areas, water gardening arrangements and a variety of gardening supplies. We have a wide selection of bare root trees. Let our experts help you choose the best for you.

Local highlights

While helpful staff ready your order, stroll across the street to visit the cabin built around 1830 by the founder, James Stark. Top off the trip with other local highlights such as The Murals and the Henry Lay Sculpture Park.


From Hwy 79: Traveling on Hwy 79 toward Louisiana, take Georgia Street heading west about 3 miles. Stark Bro's Garden Center will be on the right.

From Hwy 61: Take the US-54 ramp and head east on US-54 toward Louisiana. After approximately 11 miles, turn right on Hwy NN. The Garden Center will be less than 1/4 mile ahead.

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Business Hours

January - February



Monday-Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

April - May

Monday-Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-6pm

June - December

Monday-Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Holiday Notices

July 4th
Thanksgiving Day
December 24th-31st

Open on Easter Sunday

Stark Bro's Garden Center

Address & Contact Info

11523 Highway NN
Louisiana, MO 63353
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Phone: 573.754.3113

Upcoming Events

Save your Saturdays! Join us for FREE gardening how-to seminars in March & April. Use the button below to register to attend.

  • April 11, 1:00 PMPerennial Gardening for Butterflies, Pollinators and Pleasure

    Simon/Monica Barker - Barker Horticultural Services, LLC, Owners

  • April 18, 1:00 PMOrganic Disease Control

    Irwin Loiterstein, Seasonable Sales, Owner

Which option is best for me?

Bare-root Trees

Trees that are shipped without soil to ensure good contact with soil in your yard. When shipped, they are about 3-4' tall with 3/8" or larger trunk diameter. When they mature, they will be one of three sizes*:


Matures to be about 8-10' tall and wide. Provides an abundance of full-size fruit.


Matures to be about 12-15' tall and wide. Gives maximum fruit yield per square foot.


Matures to be about 15-25' tall and 20' wide. A multi-purpose fruit and shade tree.

Stark Supreme Tree®

Top-grade, bare-root trees that give you a head start on growing. When shipped, they are about 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk diameter.

EZ Start® Potted Trees

Trees in bottomless pots that allow some roots to be air pruned, so that a dense mass of productive, feeder roots can grow within the pot to make transplanting easier. Mature sizes vary. When shipped, they are about 1-2' tall.

Select EZ Start® Potted Trees

Top-grade, potted trees chosen to give you a head start on growing. When shipped to you, they are about 3-4' tall.

*Tree sizes may vary by variety. See our Growing Guide for details.