The Owl Barn is Back!

Now open daily with fresh produce, pantry staples, home decor, gifts & more!

June is Perennial Gardening Month!

Click below to learn all about perennials including how to plant, fertilize and select the best perennials for your given area.

To PRUNE or not to PRUNE?

Choosing the right tools, the right shape and the right time frame are the keys to success for successful pruning in summer.

Looking for that PERFECT Plant?

Our interactive module categorizes plant, bug and weed information into an easy to find fashion.  Try it for yourself!

Dayton's 2018 Catalog

Dayton’s 2018 full-color catalog featuring thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, vines, roses and more is now ready for you to flip through and choose your favorites!

The Dayton Dirt Weekly Blog

Stay connected to the nursery, our employees and day-to-day operations of the business! Check back weekly for new updates.


 Dayton Nursery is a complete nursery & garden center located in Norton, Ohio.  Seasonally our sales yard is stocked with our famous home-grown evergreen Azaleas plus hardy trees, shrubs, roses, grasses and 800+ varieties of perennials.  Fertilizers, mulches, garden decor and more are also available to accomodate all your landscape needs.

Let’s get growing!

To provide high quality products and related services through our nursery, greenhouse and garden center operation for the enhanced beautification of the homes and gardens of our customers and hence augment their pleasures in living. Mission Statement

Plant Finder

Use our interactive module to find your perfect plant! Bug & Weed Finder also available.

Sales & Specials

Looking for a special price? Look no further than our sales page with up to date.


Tune into our weekly radio show Saturdays from 8-10 am on WAKR 1590 AM.

Online Pricing & Stock

We’re the ONLY garden center in the area that offers live online availability and pricing.

Knowledge Base

Easy to follow tips on a variety of gardening subjects based on 40+ years of experience.

June To-Do List

Check out the timely garden chore list written by the experts at Daytons!

Seminars & Events

Check out the timely garden chore list written by the experts at Daytons!

Weekly Blog

Stay connected to the nursery, our employees and day-to-day operations of the busines with our weekly blogs written by the owner, Tom Dayton.
Check back weekly for new updates.

Plenty to do in June…

What’s there to do in the garden the last half of June? Plenty! If not already accomplished, all...

Days Growing Longer & Warmer

As the days grow longer and warmer, the rain keeps falling so that this year so far is not a...

The Rhododendrons are Blooming

Our trials with beneficial “bugs” in the greenhouse have gone well except that there were some...

Garden Club & Rewards Program

Join NOW to start earning!

The Dayton Nursery Garden Club & Rewards Program is a FREE club where you will receive special sales and discounts plus these additional member benefits:

  • Seasonal Mailed Newsletters
  • Weekly E-mail Newsletter
  • Dayton Dollar Rewards
  • Tracked Purchase History
  • Special Free Offers Throughout the Year

Sign Up Today!

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Store Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:30 am to 7:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Owl Barn:
Mon-Fri: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

All Store Hours