Current Events

We can’t wait for SPRING!!!

Mark your calendar to join us for our Opening Weekend, March 25 & 26

Watch for this postcard in your mailbox the week of March 6th!

We look forward to our first Spring season at our Elburn location and are kicking it off with Free Seminars, Artisan Market, Hands-on Workshops, and Early Container Planting!

Artisan Market
Saturday, March 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 26, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shop from local artisans unique creations! Glass Garden Art, Ceramics, Photography, Jewelry, Woodcarvings, Watercolors, Honey, Aromatherapy, and more!!!
Come on in, meet local artists and enjoy a little extra fine-arts shopping while learning how to Prune, how to Start Your Garden From Seed, Make a Terrarium and bring your containers in for planting!

Watercolors by Dorae


ChickaDee Clays

Lori Valus Photography









Pre-registration is required so we have enough seating and handouts for everyone!
Call 815-459-8130 or click here to register.

Saturday and Sunday

10 a.m. Pruning for a Healthy Landscape with Keith Lachel, Nursery Associate
Trees, shrubs, evergreens, hydrangea…learn what to prune when with Keith!

1 p.m. Starting Your Gardens form Seed with Michael Fedoran, Greenhouse Manager
Save money and start your garden from seed! Michael will teach you how easy it is, step-by-step!


Register today and join Melissa in the Greenhouse to build your own green and blooming terrarium garden!

Workshops are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Everything you need is included in the $75 workshop fee.




This service begins on Saturday, March 25 and goes through Friday, April 14.
Bring your clean, empty planters to our Elburn location and we will fill them with fresh soil.
Planters must be at least 10″ across.
You choose potted, growing plants from the greenhouse and arrange them in your containers.
We will plant them for you.
You are charged for the plants that you choose and a Growing Fee. This covers care and maintenance of your pots, time release fertilizer and soil to fill the pot.
Growing Fee is as follows:
– Containers 10″ across to 12″ across: $10 each
– Containers over 12″ across and under 17″ across: $12 each
– Containers 17″ across and over: .95¢ per inch
Leave your containers with us and we will care for them.
Pots are to be picked up on any one of our Pick Up Days: Thursday, Friday or Saturday, May 4, 5, and 6, again May 11, 12, and 13, and finally on May 18, 19, and 20.
Any planters that remain after May 20 will cost $2 per pot, per day for the additional care.