Holiday Greens Guide

Holiday Greens Guide

Ready to make your own porch pots? To help you make your list before you visit us, we’ve put together a guide of the greens, accents, and the fun stuff we have available to spark your creativity. Types of Greens These fresh-cut greens are available in bundles or...
Bring the Peace of Green Indoors

Bring the Peace of Green Indoors

Nature has a way of calming chaos. When you include live plants in your interior décor, they offer nurturing as well as comfort. The color green is known to bring balance and harmony. Holiday houseplants are popular gifts, making beautiful accents indoors. Here are a...
Low Key Fall Yard Maintenance

Low Key Fall Yard Maintenance

Leaves cascade in a whirlwind of dazzling color as days shorten and temps fall. There is still time to enjoy the season and easily put your landscape to bed for winter. Here are some low key maintenance tips for popular plants. Trees & Shrubs Fallen leaves provide...
Planting a Colorful Fall

Planting a Colorful Fall

Deciduous trees and shrubs drop their leaves each fall. Watching nature’s color display this October, we’ve chosen a few deciduous trees and shrubs for consideration for fall planting or spring planning. They are The Growing Place Choice Plants because they are...
Protect Your Evergreens

Protect Your Evergreens

Evergreens offer a wonderful buffer against winter winds when planted on the north and northwest sides of your property. They provide four-season beauty, shelter for birds, and naturally screen your yard or patio. Since evergreens keep their needles/leaves year round,...
Your Guide to Fall Colors

Your Guide to Fall Colors

The second week of October is when fall colors peak for our region this year, per the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. If you are taking advantage of planting at home this weekend, check out other areas of Illinois for leaf color changes. It is nice to get...