Posts tagged "Chicago Garden Centers"

[UPDATE] A trip to Platt Hill Nursery Reminds us of Chicago's Gang Problem.

[UPDATE] A trip to Platt Hill Nursery Reminds us of Chicago's Gang Problem.
Recently, I heard that a suburban garden center was planning on doing some marketing in the city to entice gardeners in Chicago to visit their garden center. I posted about this on a social media site because I thought it was unlikely that city gardeners would travel all the way to the northern suburbs for... Read more »

Take a Visit to Chalet's Garden Center

Take a Visit to Chalet's Garden Center
Last week I went on a press tour of Chalet Nursery and Garden Center in Wilmette. I’ve heard about the garden center for years, but I never would have made the trip myself had I not been invited to tour the garden and their tree farm in Wisconsin. As part of the tour we also... Read more »

Where to buy Seeds for your Vegetable or Ornamental Garden in Chicago

Starting a garden from seed is the most inexpensive way to get started in gardening. Whether you want to start an ornamental garden or a vegetable garden to grow some of your own food, nothing beats growing from seed. Chicago’s garden centers carry an assortment of seeds from some of the most popular seed catalogs... Read more »

Wal-Mart Would 'Rollback' Cost of Gardening in Chatham

I love Chicago’s garden centers as much as the next gardener, but they are too far away from where I live to make shopping there convenient. As nice as they are the prices n. As much as I would like to support these independent garden centers it really isn’t within my budget to do so... Read more »

Modern Planters: Container Garden Idea 4

Lately I’ve been focused on blogging about the utilitarian aspects of a garden, but a garden can be nothing more than ornamental if that better fits your lifestyle. Yesterday, I made a trip to Sprout Home, one of my favorite garden centers in Chicago, and came across some modern planters that would look at home... Read more »

Garden Centers in Chicago

Garden center in Chicago A good garden center can be like a second home to a gardener. Sometimes we go there when we need to buy something and oftentimes we go there just to get away from life- hoping we find some inspiration, an amazing plant, or someone who just “understands.” Finding the right garden... Read more »
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