Landscape Design

The Growing Place

Due to COVID-19 and an abundance of caution, we can now offer design services either all on-line or via site consultations utilizing phones, email, submitted photos and our Planning Guide questionnaire.

  • Plant orders can be ordered and purchased over the phone and assembled ready for pickup.
  • Our installation services will continue as normal.
  • Our $200 Coaching Walk-around meetings will be suspended until it is safe to resume.
  • To schedule with a designer, fill out the form on this page or email landscape@thegrowingplace.com.

 

Our Design Philosophy

Our design team will listen to your needs to design a new garden or renovate an existing area. We’re experts in matching plant choices and design styles to your site and personality to reduce maintenance and contribute to long-lasting, responsible landscapes. To schedule an appointment fill out the form on this page, contact us at 630-820-8088 x125 or email landscape@thegrowingplace.com.

The $99 Online Special

  • This 1 hour session utilizing phones, email, submitted photos, and our Planning Guide questionnaire. includes a sketch of the area (maximum size 200 sq. ft.) with plant recommendations based on site conditions, your personal preferences and the homework you prepare for the virtual meeting.

  • Homework needed for the most accurate design:

  • You will receive 10% off a one-time purchase of plants from your design within 21 days of your In-store appointment or receipt of the plant estimate.

  • Pre-payment is required and non-refundable if canceled within 24 hours of your appointment.

  • For spaces up to 400 sq. ft. two back-to-back appointments can be scheduled.

  • To schedule an appointment fill out the form on this page or contact us at 630-820-8088 x125 or email landscape@thegrowingplace.com.

The $200 At-Home Consultation

  • Scheduled by appointment at your home within our 10 mile service area.

  • To get the most out of your appointment complete the Landscape & Garden Planning Guide before meeting with your designer.
  • At-home appointments include 1½ hours of a designer’s time with your choice of:

    • Site Sketch (maximum size 200 sq. ft.) that starts with a 15-20 minute consultation, then the designer will take measurements and draw for up to an hour followed by a 10-15 minute meeting to discuss the final plan.

    • Garden Coaching/Walkarounds are temporarily suspended until it is safe to resume. of the property for DIY projects, maintenance information, and plant ID. The designer will walk and talk with you for 1½ hours making clipboard notes and small, quick unmeasured sketches as needed.

  • You will receive 10% off a one-time purchase of plants from your design within 21 days of your At-home appointment or receipt of the plant estimate.

  • Payment is required at the time of the appointment.

  • To schedule an appointment fill out the form on this page or contact us at 630-820-8088 x125 or email landscape@thegrowingplace.com.

The Complete Package

  • Scheduled by appointment at your home within our 10 mile service area.

  • A CAD (Computer Aided Drawing) landscape design plan starts at $350 for 300 sq. ft. and includes the items below. Note: Areas larger than 300 sq. ft. or additional spaces and design time will be quoted by your designer.

  • A pre-meeting phone discussion to schedule your appointment, go over goals for you project, and directions on how to complete the Landscape & Garden Planning Guide.

  • A 30 minute home site visit with the designer to review the completed worksheet and a copy of your Plat of Survey and viewing of the area(s) to be designed.

  • Site documentation by the designer that includes measuring and photos.

  • A preliminary plan presentation in the format of your choice — (A) in-person meeting at the Aurora location or (B) email and a phone conversation.

  • A final copy of your packet that includes the CAD drawing, plant care information, and an estimate for the plant portion of your project.
    A follow up estimate for labor and other materials from our installer.

  • 10% off a one-time plant purchase within 21 days of receipt of your design or landscape estimate.

  • Payment is required at the time of the appointment.

  • To schedule an appointment fill out the form on this page or contact us at 630-820-8088 x125 or email landscape@thegrowingplace.com.

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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.