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Add Whimsy with Mini-Gardens

Add Whimsy with Mini-Gardens

Miniature gardening is not just for kids!  “You’re never too old to be young,” said Snow White, so nurture your creativity by adding a little whimsy to your garden.  Involve children in your project to bring the generations together, or make your garden a magical play...

Veggies for Container Gardens

Veggies for Container Gardens

We are lucky to have some really great vegetable experts on staff at The Growing Place. Last week we talked with Peg K at Naperville and she gave us some tomato planting tips. If you missed the live event, the video is below. We also talked to Donna V at Aurora and...

Gardening for the Birds

Gardening for the Birds

Thanks everyone who tuned in to watch our live talk. In case you missed it (either because I did not post in the right place, you don't have FB, or you were out enjoying the sunshine today) you can watch our Gardening for the Birds talk here! ...

What’s Blooming Now?

What’s Blooming Now?

AUTHOR'S NOTE: This post was written on March 12, 2020, before we were open to the public. My walk through the gardens was alone with no one else nearby. With the current guidelines to open as an essential business, all customers and staff must wear masks or face...

Don’t Clean Up Your Garden (Yet)

Don’t Clean Up Your Garden (Yet)

The sunshine and warmer weather beckons us outdoors. We walk around the yard and see the effects winter has left behind. Knowing it’s not quite time for spring growth, we eagerly want to be prepared to see it. So we start spring cleaning. But wait! Walk the yard, look...

 

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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.