PRAIRIE GARDENS 

GARDEN CENTER & PLANT NURSERY

THE PG GREENHOUSE

Family-owned since 1964 and recognized as a top 100 Garden Center in the US, the Prairie Gardens Greenhouses inspire every Spring with an incredible selection of Annuals, Herbs & Vegetables, Perennials, and Shrubs & Trees. Whether you’re a Master Gardener or a Gardener who’s just beginning, enjoy the best selection around with PG Plant Experts always on hand to answer all your garden questions. The PG Greenhouses are currently transitioning from Spring to Fall with warm-season variety markdowns, mums growing, and fall shipments COMING VERY SOON!

FALL GARDEN

It’s that time…our greenhouses are growing the prettiest Mums around! Shop right from our greenhouses where you’ll find Mums in the same spot where they were grown, and where you’ll find the fussy growers that grew them. Come see them now in all their color and glory with the first Mums available now for purchase. Plus, cabbage and kale, pansies and violas, cool-season veggies and more will be here in a matter of days.

How to Care for Fall Mums

HOUSEPLANTS

Shop the area’s largest selection of Houseplants year-round in the PG Greenhouses. Find all your favorites – Fiddle Leaf Ferns, Snake Plants, Monsteras, Philodendrons – always stocked in the PG Greenhouses. Plus, you’ll discover varieties you’ve never laid eyes on before. Tons of Cactus and Succulents are always available, too. And you’ll almost always find your favorite blooming indoor varieties, like Orchids, African Violets, Bromeliads, and Peace Lilies. A shipment of THOUSANDS of houseplants has just arrived. Hurry in to see all the new arrivals. 

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PERENNIALS

Whether you’re looking to attract pollinators with Native Perennials, add interest with Perennial Grasses, or fill garden nooks and crannies with Perennial Groundcovers, you’ll get the job done with the very best selection of Sunny and Shady Perennials our area has to offer, fresh from the PG Greenhouses. Come enjoy a marked-down selection as we head in to fall with great Perennial Savings on Hostas, Huechera, Coneflowers and more.

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EVERGREENS & TREES

Create a well-established garden with an amazing selection of Evergreens and Ornamental Trees and Fruit Trees. Shop Redbud, Maple, Magnolia, Japanese Maple Trees, and more, available every spring. Plus, find an expansive variety of luscious Evergreen Trees & Shrubs, including Boxwoods, Cypresses, and Arborvitaes (to name a few). Come enjoy summer markdown savings on Evergreens and Trees as the PG Greenhouse transitions for Fall Garden offerings. Please call ahead for current availability.

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FLOWERING SHRUBS

The PG Shrub Lot is your go-to destination for a beautiful selection of Flowering Shrubs, all from best midwest growers. Find summer wind-down savings on Flowering Shrubs as summer gardening comes to an end and Fall Gardening begins, with savings on Hydrangeas, Butterfly Bushes, Rose of Sharon, and more. Not sure what you’re looking for? PG Plant Experts are always on hand to offer suggestions, tips, and tricks.

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PG PLANT EXPERTS

Get the garden expertise when you need it most with Plant Experts always on hand in the PG Greenhouses to answer your garden Questions. Plus, hear them every week on their very own Radio Show. Tune in to Plant Experts LIVE Saturdays at 8:15am on 1400AM WDWS. Or listen to episodes via podcast anytime and anywhere when you are in need of a little dose of garden inspiration, expertise, and excitement. 

LANDSCAPING GOODS, DECOR & MORE

POTTERY & ACCESSORIES

Find the perfect home for any plant with an incredible selection of plant pots and containers for your indoor and outdoor spaces. Choose from Ceramic Pottery, Plastic & Fiberglass Pots, Terra Cotta Pots, and more. Plus, find potting accessories and essentials, including Macrame Hangers, Plant Saucers, Plant Caddies & Stands, and Potting Soil. Everything you need to pot your plants with ease can be shopped RIGHT NOW at Prairie Gardens. 

Houseplants For your Pots & More

BIRDING

Welcome feathered friends to your garden with the PG Birding Department, where you’ll find Birdseed and feed, Birdhouses, BirdFeeders, and Birdbaths ready to be shopped any time of year. Whether you’re attracting hummingbirds, cardinals, or finches, you’ll find the feed and accessories needed to invite them to call your garden home. 

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SEEDS & SUPPLIES

Find garden flower, veggie, and herb seeds from the best brands, including Livingston, Burpee, and Botanical Interests. Plus, shop everything needed to successfully start and grow your seeds indoors with seed-starting peat pots, grow trays, grow lights, seed-starting soil, plant labels, and more. Items available during spring season only (around January-June).

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GARDEN SUPPLIES

A Gardner’s Job is never done, but it’s much easier when you have all the essentials you need. Get your garden tools with Shovels, Pruners, Edgers, and more. Tackle lawn care with Hoses, Sprinklers, Watering Cans, Wands, and Grass Seed. Provide needed plant support with Trellises, Plant Stakes, and Tomato Cages. Get your gear with Garden Hats, Gloves, and Kneelers. Find it all at Prairie Gardens during the Spring Garden season.

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BAGGED GOODS

Finish off your garden landscape with a great PG selection of bagged Mulch, Rock, and Sand. Plus, create and line garden pathways with pavers & bricks, stepping stones, and larger landscape rocks and stones. Need a bunch? Tell your cashier what you need, drive around to the PG Carry-Out Tower, and we’ll load it all up for you. Or ask about delivery. Enjoy the largest selection of bagged landscaping goods during the Spring garden season.

Typical Bagged Good Selection

THE PG GREENHOUSES

IN FULL BLOOM EVERY SPRING!

ANNUALS

Every spring, PG greenhouses are filled right now with a knock-your-socks-off selection of accent and flowering annuals for your extraordinary gardens. Choose from bedding annuals and potted annuals for both sunny and shady spaces – plus, enjoy beautiful Hanging Baskets and Containers, many of which are planted and grown locally right in the PG Greenhouses every season. Come enjoy markdown savings on remaining warm-season offerings in the PG Greenhouses and get excited for fall annual gardening offerings (pansies, violas, cabbage & kale & more!) COMING VERY SOON.

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TROPICALS

Create a garden oasis getaway with Tropicals fresh from the PG Greenhouses available every spring in the PG Greenhouses. Sky-high Palm Trees, Hibiscus Bushes & Trees, Mandevilla Vines, Jasmines, Gardenias, and more will make you feel like you’re on vacation in your own backyard. Plus, don’t forget about the crowd favorite Boston Fern Hanging Baskets – COMING BACK spring 2023.

How to Care For Tropical Hibiscus

VEGETABLES & HERBS

Hundreds of of Vegetable an Herb varieties available in PG Greenhouses every Spring & Summer. Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers, Basil, Parsley, Lavender…the list goes on and on…with herb and veggie plants from the best brands, including the PG favorite Chef Jeff Collection. And cool-season Veggies and Herbs will SOON be filling up the PG Greenhouses for your Fall Gardens!

PROVEN WINNERS

You will always find the best varieties from all the best growers in the PG Greenhouses, including the PG Brand Favorite…Proven Winners. Our buyers work closely with Proven Winners growers every garden season to make sure we’re bringing you an expansive and impressive selection Proven Winners has to offer to our greenhouses and your gardens. Shop Proven Winners Annuals, Perennials, and Shrubs, available every spring in the PG Greenhouses. Plus, Proven Winner Fall Selections will be COMING SOON!

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