Landscape Coaching


Our Design Philosophy

 The Growing Place designs new renovates old or works within existing landscapes to create a balanced whole. Our Design Team is deeply rooted in The Growing Place tradition of planting the right plant in the right place to reduce maintenance and contribute to a successful, long-lasting landscape. We use a diverse selection of plants to satisfy every garden style and cultural need. To schedule an appointment contact us at 630-820-8088x125 or e-mail


At-Home Landscape Coaching

We will resume our home coaching consultations in spring of 2018. To be put on our call list, please email your information to or call 630-820-8088 x125.

In-Store Landscape Coaching

Our Design Team is available to give one-on-one advice at either location. One hour In-Store Landscape Coaching appointments are available. Download a detailed questionnaire and instructions PDF here and fill in before your appointment. In-Store coaching sessions are perfect if you’re looking for design advice for a small, simple area that you will be installing yourself. Fee for an In-Store Landscape Coaching session is $70. This fee includes one hour with a designer plus time to view plants. You will receive:

  • Expert assessment of your area.
  • Plant recommendations for your site conditions based on your personal style and needs.
  • A rough sketch and/or notes of plant placement and spacing.
  • A coupon towards a one-time plant purchase.

Aurora Location

2000 Montgomery Road,

Aurora, IL 60504

Phone. 630-820-8088

Naperville Location

25w471 Plank Road,

Naperville, IL 60563

Phone. 630-355-4000

Holiday Shop Hours

November 1-December 23
Monday-Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-4:00pm  

Growing for the future with
right plants in right places.