Our Favorite Chicago Suburb Garden Centers

Apr 28, 2017

Spring is in full bloom, but is your garden ready for the season? This weekend, visit one of our favorite local garden centers near our new homes in the Chicago Suburbs. They have all of the products and expertise to get your garden ready for the spring.

Wasco Nursery & Garden Center

41W781 RT 64 | St Charles, IL 60175

Wasco Nursery’s 10-acre Garden Center, 140 acres of growing fields, and over 9,000 square feet of retail greenhouses offer a huge selection of plants, from shade trees and evergreens, to annuals and vegetables, and everything in between.

Heinz Brothers

2010 East Main Street | Saint Charles, IL 60174

Among the garden center’s four acres you’ll find an extensive selection of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, aquatics, blooming tropicals, and houseplants, as well as accessories including pots, statuary, trellises, fountains, and birdbaths.

Klein’s Farm & Garden Market

38W718 Hwy Rt. 20 | Elgin, IL 60123

1175 Lillian St. | Elgin, IL 60123

With two Elgin locations open daily, Klein’s offers the freshest, local plans and produce grown right on their farm. Bedding plants are started from seed and conditioned for the local weather conditions, and summertime vegetables like sweet corn, tomatoes, and peppers, are picked everyday for the freshest produce possible.

The Growing Place

25w471 Plank Road | Naperville, IL 60563

In addition to its full selection of perennials, natives, annuals, herbs, fruits, vegetables, roses, groundcovers, trees, shrubs, seeds, bulbs, containers, and supplies, The Growing Place has a calendar full of festivals, classes and workshops for adults and kids, as well as full-service landscaping design and installation.

Lizzie’s Garden Center

24254 W. 111th Street | Naperville, IL  60564

Lizzie’s has an ever-changing seasonal selection of plants including geraniums, poinsettias, cyclamen, gloxinia, cineraria, primrose, hydrangea, and much more. Attend their Beginning Gardener Workshops on Saturdays 10-11am for answers to all of your gardening questions.