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DIY Wreaths

DIY Wreaths

When you make a wreath by hand, either as a gift or holiday decor for your own door, you express welcome and a circle of friendship.  We're sharing our designer tips so you can have success in your own DIY project. The supplies below cover the basics. Embellish as you...

DIY Winter Greens Porch Pot

DIY Winter Greens Porch Pot

Each year our creative staff makes hundreds of porch pots by hand, many one-of-a-kind pairs for custom designs to decorate homes for the holidays. We're sharing our recipe for success so you can make your own! The supplies below cover the basics. Embellish as you...

Transition Plants Indoors

Transition Plants Indoors

Did you fall in love with your tropical plants decorating your porch and patio this year? If you want to try a repeat performance next summer, follow these tips on overwintering tropical and succulent plants. The plants will not grow as much as they did outdoors while...

Giant Pumpkins Need Your Vote

Giant Pumpkins Need Your Vote

Each of our locations in Naperville and Aurora has a patch of giant pumpkins decorated by our very talented staff. The theme is Pumpkins for Pollinators. When you visit, don't be surprised if you see some big, friendly bugs! Be sure to vote for your favorite giant...

Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

Growing garlic is easy! Plant the cloves in fall like you plant spring flowering bulbs. Garlic is then harvested in late spring/early summer. Follow these guidelines for fresh, homegrown garlic in your favorite recipes. Fall PlantingBreak the bulb apart, leaving the...

 

Plant Search

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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.