DIY Smallscape

DIY Smallscape

As we celebrate a big anniversary, our theme is ’85 Years of Planting Joy’.  The past year taught us that we all enjoy spending more time outdoors. We also work better together, like a delicate and complex ecosystem. The experience and knowledge of our staff is...
9 Reasons to Love Ninebark

9 Reasons to Love Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius, commonly known as Ninebark, is a shrub that can work for almost any landscape. Varieties come in different colors and sizes. All provide year-round interest. Below are 9 reasons to love Ninebark. 1. It’s a Growing Place Choice Plant! We...
Focal Points in the Garden

Focal Points in the Garden

Focal points can be many different things, such as plants with large flowers or colorful foliage, containers, benches, and even found objects. Photographs of prized gardens always have a piece of garden art on display. Garden sculptures, trellises, arbors, mirrors,...
Garden Art Saturdays in July

Garden Art Saturdays in July

We are excited to be featuring several different artists on Saturdays in July this year at our Naperville location! Since starting the Gardener’s Art Fest over 20 years ago, talented, local artists are chosen because they either make pieces for the garden or...
Create a Cutting Garden

Create a Cutting Garden

Flowers have been fascinating to us since childhood. Remember picking a handful of dandelions to gift? Bringing the beauty of nature into our homes and gathering flowers for bouquets are simple pleasures of planting a garden. Here are 5 tips to creating a cutting...