Don’t miss Spooktacular Savings and Fall Plant Tips!

e-Newsletter October 24, 2017 Spooktacular Savings & Plant Tips! We thought we would share the top 10 things you should be doing now: 1 -Fall is a great time to plant trees, shrubs, evergreens and perennials. The soil is warm and the air is cool reducing the risk of transplant shock, but be sure to […]

Read all about it – our August 29 e-newsletter, Early Fall Color, is ready for viewing!

Click here for our latest e-newsletter and find out about early fall color, follow-up on Kim’s straw bale gardens, find out when our 18th Annual Quilt Show is and watch KC’s latest video on how to apply tree wrap to your trees!

Don’t miss our latest e-newsletter! From the Garden to the Table, Free Seminars Saturday, April 22

Click here to read our latest e-news! Straw Bale Gardening, Traditional Vegetable Gardening and Fruit Trees and Berries – feed your family from your own back yard! Call 815-459-8130 or email to let us know you’ll attend!

Watch this video on why your evergreen needles are turning brown and falling off.

In case you were unable to open the Fall Need To Know video in our last e-newsletter, I thought I would list it separately. Please click here to watch our latest video on why your evergreen needles are turning brown and dropping and what to do about it. If you ever have questions about your plants, […]

Don’t miss our October 18 e-newsletter, Fall Color – Fall Bulbs – Fall Prep for helpful information about what you should be doing and not doing in the yard at this time of year. Enjoy KC’s new video and don’t miss our specials! Did you know ‘Fall Color’ is actually there all summer long? That’s right, […]

Lightning Bugs October 4, 2016 e-newsletter

Don’t miss our latest e-newsletter about Lightning Bugs, Build A Scarecrow weekend, see our beautiful September Bridal Bouquets and don’t miss our new, ‘favorite reads’ and our October Calendar of what to do in the garden! You’ll know when to fertilize your lawn, divide peonies and so much more. Click here for this issue of Countryside Flower […]

Check out our August 9 e-newsletter for “A Day at the Fair” and Floral Design Workshop

Click here to check out our latest e-news about the McHenry County Fair, Vote for your favorite garden in the Northwest Herald’s Best Home Garden in McHenry County Contest, watch a video on what’s up with your Crabapple Trees, and sign up for our “Sip and Design” Night, Tuesday, August 23 at 6pm!!!

July 12 e-news Perennials, Trees, Sustainable Landscapes, Garden Contest

July 12 e-news This is the month for perennials! As spring blooming perennial flowers fade away, the colors of their foliage and differences in textures add a new look to the garden…now we see the Purple Cone Flowers starting to bloom and hardy hibiscus won’t be far behind! Clematis are looking good in the landscape as […]

Dads, Natives, Pollinators and Privacy!

Click here to view our June 14 e-newsletter! When reality hits and privacy is needed, stop in and let us help create the perfect place for sunbathing… I mean, the perfect place where ‘dad’ can feel relaxed, secluded, protected… Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful men out there who go over and beyond to […]

Frost Warning!

We might see some temperatures in the 30’s tonight! Move potted annuals, tender vegetables and tropical plants indoors. If planted in the ground be sure to cover with an old sheet or cloth to protect them. Never cover with plastic! If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call! 815-459-8130

Caring for your potted Easter Lily, Tulips, Hyacinths and Daffodils

Once the flower has faded on your bulb plant, remove the flower stalk, but not the leaves. Find a sunny space in your garden that would be the perfect spot for spring color. Dig your hole about 8 inches deep and as wide as the pot your plant is in. Stir bulb food or bone […]

Invincibelle Spirit Hydrangea

Invincibelle Spirit Hydrangea LOVE, Love, love looking at the Hydrangea pictures and can’t wait to see them blooming in the landscape after this cold winter! Look thru our online plant finder to see all the wonderful Hydrangeas we carry in the nursery! Start planning for your spring plantings now. The Invincibelle Spirit Hydrangea is one hydrangea you […]

Free Seminar, “Moon Gardens”

“Moon Gardens” Free Seminar Wednesday, July 1 at 6:30 p.m. Come and enjoy an evening of the full moon with our “Moon Gardens” presentation by Sue Rancak! Learn how to create the perfect setting for evening get-together. Create a peaceful place with plants with white flowers, bright foliage and fragrant blooms. Combine a mix annuals, […]