Visit the Holiday Shop in Aurora & Naperville

Both locations are filled to the brim with gifts, decorations, and more — there’s a little something for everyone. You’ll also find fresh cut greens and Fraser Fir trees, cones, berries, branches and all sorts of accents. Want us to do the work for you? Pick out your favorite decorated and ready-to-take-home porch pots, wreaths and door swags. 
 

Big News in Holiday Shop Hours!

We’ve decked the halls with lots of lights and will be open until 5pm this holiday season! Monday-Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 11am-5pm.

Fresh Cut Fraser Fir Trees

Nothing beats the beauty and scent of a fresh cut Christmas tree. We love Fraser Firs because they are one of the best varieties for holding their needles.
 
 

Here are some tips to keep your tree fresh:

  • Make a fresh cut straight across the base of the trunk, cut off about 1/2″ before placing in a tree stand.
  • Use a stand that will hold a gallon of water or more.
  • Check water often and keep the stand full. A tree may take up a gallon of water in the first 24 hours and a quart a day after that. Preservatives are not needed, just plenty of fresh water.
  • Place tree away from heat sources, heating vents, fireplaces, wood stoves, radiators, and sunny windows.

Coming Soon…

Winter Classes & Workshops

Warm up and get inspiration in our Aurora classroom this winter. We are finalizing our February & March 2020 schedule of events to help you beat those winter blues! Watch thegrowingplace.com or follow us on FacebookInstagram or Twitter for updates.

Plant for the Future

Step Into Our Gardens & Find Yours

We think everyone can have a green thumb. (Yes, even you!) We’re here to help you find the right plants for your yard and give you the confidence you need to be successful in your garden.

Garden Center

Anything but ordinary, you’ll find a wide selection of outdoor and indoor plants, trees, shrubs, vegetables and herbs tucked in amongst our gardens, knowledgeable staff, as well as classes, workshops, and festivals for adults and kids

Gift Shop

Explore our gift shop and gardens for indoor and outdoor decor, mini garden accessories, birdbaths, gazing balls, containers, and of course, our signature Bluebirds!

Gardens

Wander through our gardens for inspiration or just to relax and recharge. Both locations have over an acre of well-labeled gardens and plenty of benches to sit and enjoy.

Design

Whether you want to plant it yourself or have us do the work, your dream landscape is waiting. With 3 types of design appointments, there’s one that fits your needs and budget.

Holiday Shop Hours

November 1 – December 22

Monday: 9am-5pm
Tuesday: 9am-5pm
Wednesday: 9am-5pm
Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
November 28, 2019

 

Gardening Advice

Watering Instructions

Know when to water and how much. Tried and true techniques from our plant experts to get you on the right path. read more

 

Planting Instructions

We’ll help you find the right plant for the right place and give you advice for a successful garden. read more

 

Locations

Our Branches

Aurora Location

2000 Montgomery Road,
Aurora, IL 60504
Phone: (630) 820.8088

Naperville Location

25w471 Plank Road,
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 355.4000

TGP Garden Blog

The Weekly Scoop

Stay up to date with timely garden advice, new and featured plants, garden projects, and more!

Easy Care Holiday Houseplants

Easy Care Holiday Houseplants

Make guests feel right at home when yours is decorated with living plants. Holiday houseplants are popular gifts and great ways to introduce people to becoming plant lovers. Here are a few tips on caring for our favorites offered this time of year. Frosty Fern,...

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Winterizing Your Containers

Winterizing Your Containers

Ahhh, winter. How you bring us close, make us dream, and see things in a different perspective. With a tease of early snow and steadily cooler temps, it’s time to winterize outdoor containers. Glazed, cast iron, wrought iron, terracotta, concrete, wood, tin,...

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Plant Search

Find the Right Plant for the Right Place

 

 

Our online plant search is here to help you plan your garden or landscape. Search our selections for pictures and detailed descriptions about most of the plants we carry.