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...
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 Planting Break the bulb apart, leaving the...
Fresh Lettuce All Winter

Fresh Lettuce All Winter

Our Winter Subscription of Leafy Greens is the result of a successfully trialed CSA program we did last year. Now we are growing tasty red & green Buttercrunch lettuce, the most sought after lettuce and favorite from our trials. You can have fresh, locally grown...
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...
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...