Rhode Island Nurseries, Inc.

Middletown,  RI 
United States


Wholesale grower of top quality B&B and container evergreens, shrubs and trees.

The Rhode Island Nurseries, Inc. was started in 1895 by V.A. Vanicek, an immigrant from Czechoslovakia. Current President, Bruce Vanicek is a fourth generation nurseryman.   Jesse Rodrigues, Jr., a second generation employee, is the General Manager. Bambi Roth-Nuki, is our office manager and bookkeeper. Andrew “Duke” Hayes is our Sales Representative for the northeast region and communicates with other reps outside of New England when needed.   


            Situated in Narragansett Bay on approximately 500 acres, Aquidneck Island offers the nursery fantastic advantages for growing plants.


            Our market encompasses all of New England, the mid-West, the Eastern Seaboard and Canada. In the mid-West we ship primarily to Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin.


            If you have any questions please call our office at  401-846-0721 or Duke at 401-302-0858 Email: Duke@rinurseries.com.  Current Availability list Take a virtual tour of our Polyhouses.

Brands: Patented material we grow: Proven Winners and Endless Summer Hydrangea


  • B&B Material
    We grow a large variety of B&B material please see our availability...

  • Rhode Island Nurseries grows a large variety of B&B material.  RIN introduced Taxus 'Densiformis' in the 1940's and has been a supplier of most Taxus varieties since.  We grow a wide range of plants for every sector of the green industry.  Thuja, Buxus, Hibiscus, Ilex, Ligustrum, Syringa and Viburnum are a few of the many B&B plants we grow.  RIN has a long and proud tradition of supplying quality plant material to the green industry.  Give us a call with any questions you may have.  
  • Container Material
    Rhode Island Nurseries is constantly adding new varieties of plants to its container growing list....

  • Rhode Island Nurseries is constantly improving on growing methods for our container plants.  We look to find the right planting mix for the individual varieties of plants rather than a 'one-mix-fits-all' mentality.  Currently we are adding more patented material to our line as well as non-patented material.  Please view our link to see a video of our container material. Take a virtual tour of our Polyhouses.

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