Fall Mums Now Arriving

Our first, early-blooming mums and fall color annuals are here! Lot’s more coming soon.

85 Reasons to Garden

Tell us why you love to garden. Email grow@thegrowingplace.com. We’d love to hear from you!

Upcoming Events

From workshops to classes we’re excited to be hosting events on site again!

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 gardens and open-air Gift Shop for indoor and outdoor decor, mini garden accessories, birdbaths, gazing balls, containers, and more!


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.


Open 7 Days a Week!

Masks recommended for unvaccinated people.

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



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!

Tips for Bulb Beginners

Tips for Bulb Beginners

Bulbs are a simple solution for early and mid-spring color. “Nothing signals the end of winter more than bulbs popping out of the ground in spring”, says Cristin. Joannie and Cristin, our Bulb Experts at each location, offer advice for planting success. Be sure to...

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3 Steps to Stunning Pots

3 Steps to Stunning Pots

Are you ready for cooler evenings and a new splash of color? Plants in containers have been feeling the summer heat and humidity. Planters from May and June will have overgrown and leggy plants now. Here are some tips for freshening up those front porches and back...

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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.