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March 25 & 26 – Opening Weekend & Artisan Market at Countryside in ELBURN

We are looking forward to our first Spring season at our Elburn location and are kicking it off with Free Seminars, Artisan Market, Hands-on Workshops, and Early Container Planting!

Artisan Market
Saturday, March 25 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 26 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shop from local artisans unique creations! Glass Garden Art, Ceramics, Photography, Jewelry, Woodcarvings, Watercolors, Honey, Aromatherapy, and more!!!
Come on in, meet local artists and enjoy a little extra fine-arts shopping while learning how to Prune, how to Start Your Garden From Seed, Make a Terrarium and bring your containers in for planting!

Watercolors by Dorae
ChickaDee Clays
Lori Valus Photography
Lori Valus Photography


Pre-registration is required so we have enough seating and handouts for everyone!
Call 815-459-8130 or click here to register.

Saturday and Sunday
10 a.m. Pruning for a Healthy Landscape with Keith Lachel

1 p.m. Starting Your Gardens form Seed with Michael Fedoran



Register today and join Melissa in the Greenhouse to build your own green and blooming terrarium garden!

Workshops are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Everything you need is included in the $75 workshop fee.



This service begins on Saturday, March 25 and goes through Friday, April 21.
Bring your clean, empty planters to our Elburn location and we will fill them with fresh soil.
Planters must be at least 10″ across.
You choose potted, growing plants from the greenhouse and arrange them in your containers.
We will plant them for you.
You are charged for the plants that you choose and a Growing Fee. This covers care and maintenance of your pots, time release fertilizer and soil to fill the pot.
Growing Fee is as follows:
– Containers 10″ across to 12″ across: $10 each
– Containers over 12″ across and under 17″ across: $12 each
– Containers 17″ across and over: .95¢ per inch
Leave your containers with us and we will care for them.
Pots are to be picked up on any one of our Pick Up Days: Thursday, Friday or Saturday, May 4, 5, 6, and May 11, 12, and 13, as well as May 18, 19, 20, and finally May 25, 26 and 27.
Any planters that remain after May 27 will cost $2 per pot, per day for the additional care. 


We hope you enjoy our short video posts on Thursdays for our Plant of the Week.
If you don’t find answers to what you are looking for, feel free to visit our YouTube channel for more educational videos or simply come in or call so we can assist.

Plant of the week posts every Thursday.

Shamrocks, Peggy’s Plant of the Week!

Click here for Staghorn Ferns – our Plant of the Week!

Click here to hear about Hoya! Super fun plants!


Colorful Croton – see how easy they are to grow with this introduction by Peggy!


So pretty Kalanchloe – Check out Peggy’s Introduction!


Sago Palms have been around a realllllllllyyyy long time… click here to learn more!


Peggy’s has some cute collector plants! String of Hearts, String of Turtles, Sting of Pearls and more…


Click here and learn about Zebra plants with Peggy!


Cyclamen – perfect for adding bright colors to gray days!

Have you met, Zebrina? Click here for Peggy’s intro!


Click here for Mary’s introduction to our houseplants, Crown Of Thorns!


Rhaphidophora Decursiva – easy to say I know, but here is Peggy with more about this week’s plant of the week (Dragon’s Tail)