Hobsons Choice Greenhouse - Perennials - Annuals - Unique Gifts

Hobson's Choice Greenhouse

Seasonal Plants - Perennials - Unique Gifts

Driving along New York Route 7, just 5 miles outside Bennington VT and 2 miles outside Hoosick NY, you suddenly come upon Hobson’s Choice. Here you can find a charming, eclectic mix of beautiful greenhouse seasonal plants, perennials, and unique gifts for home and garden. Owners and buyers, Kathy and Ken Hobson, are on site seven days a week during planting season (spring and fall) with more casual summer hours, to help you make the selections that are right for you or help you find the perfect gift for that special someone.

Hobsons Choice Greenhouse seasonal plants
A family of goats

From May through foliage, we are open every day, always restocking from our large greenhouses and finding treasures to accent your home and garden.

Labor Day begins our second season, as we offer a huge assortment of mums, fall perennials, and frosty pansies that will last into December. Hay and dried corn stalks make their way into our shop to help you transform your home into a warm, welcoming haven for you and your guests.

orange mums
Building with pumpkin display

September brings loads of pumpkins in many sizes and including such choices as white pumpkins, Cinderella pumpkins, and the increasingly popular Big Max.

Another happy customer...

Happy customer with load of pumpkins
Traditional Hen and Chick plant

Having our own greenhouses on site means that the plants you buy are healthy, well-tended, and ready for hanging or planting.Our many choices include the old-fashioned “Hens and Chickens” that so many of you remember from your grandmother’s garden.

Your gardens will be the envy of your neighbors when you accent with an assortment of bedding plants such as this geranium in many colors and varieties.

Pink Geranium
Fresh garden herbs

In addition to our hanging plants, bedding plants, and perennials, we also have a large assortment of herbs which are increasingly popular for cooking as well as their health benefits. We offer vegetable plants that make you want to stop in your tracks and enjoy lunch.


When planning out our buying for the season, we place a strong emphasis on gifts for summer and fall holidays and events like Mothers’ and Father’s Day, graduations, Fourth of July, Halloween, as well as summer weddings and birthdays. Your choice, from Hobson’s Choice, will help make your summer and fall events even more special and memorable.

Bright Tiki garden decorations
Interior of greenhouses

It only takes a walk around our shop and grounds to see how much we care about our plants, and while it only takes a short while to look around, it will take you longer to decide among so many colors and scents.

Just imagine surrounding your pool or lake cottage with these colorful, fun items!

Pool decorations and items
A flock of roosters

You’re sure to find something for everyone, for every occasion, in dozens of themes and styles.

5411 NY Route 7 • Hoosick Falls, NY 12090 • 518-686-1666