About Us

Branches Garden Center an independent, locally owned, full-service garden center/nursery known throughout the community for its superior plant quality, vast selection of plant material, home decor, and gift items, and outstanding customer service.   We carry a full spectrum of quality plants, garden supplies, soils, equipment, garden decor, home furnishings and decor, and a large selection of gift items.

Branches Garden Center is located on a one acre, corner lot, at the busy intersection of 320th and Military Road in Federal Way. WA.   The property and facilities are small enough to give that personal feel while allowing adequate space to carry a very broad spectrum of products.   We provide that personal touch through our friendly, knowledgeable, and qualified staff.

Whether you are looking for a unique gift, home or garden decor, the perfect plant for that special place in your garden, or need help with a gardening question or problem, Branches Garden Center is the place to be.    There is a warm, eclectic feel with a blend of antique & vintage furnishings displayed with the plant material and gift items in a way that has an appeal to both the avid gardener as well as the discerning homemaker who simply wants to bring some beauty into their home.


Branches Garden Center is committed to assisting our customers in creating the home and garden of their dreams by providing a broad selection of products, services, and ideas for gardeners and home owners of all levels of interest and experience.


Branches has a wide spectrum of customers that we serve.

  • Many of our customers have enjoyed gardening for years and visit often for ideas, inspiration and plants to beautify their yards and homes.
  • Others are not as interested in long term garden projects but are needing assistance bringing some instant beauty to their home or garden.
  • New gardeners often have many questions and need some basic help getting started.
  • Some customers have no interest or need for plants or gardening materials but enjoy our great selection of gifts and home decor.


Steve and Sharon Jensen purchased their garden center in January of 2008.  Since then they have worked together to create South King County’s largest and most dynamic  garden center and gift shop.

Steve has a Masters degree in education, having served as principle in 4 different private Christian schools. His true love has always been plants having built show quality gardens at his own private residence in multiple locations.

Sharon has a great deal of retail experience having served in almost every role from sales, manager, regional manager, and owner.   She has managed her own small craft store and gift shop up to chain stores as regional manager .

At Branches their experience and passions have come together to offer the shopper a truly special shopping experience.