• 48W130 IL Route 72
    Hampshire,IL 60140

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    We are closed for the season.
    We will reopen Mid April.

Garden Gab

Holiday Bonus from Prairie View

Posted on November 6, 2020 in Garden Gab

If there is one thing everyone can agree on, it is that 2020 is a year we will never forget.  I keep kicking myself that I didn’t take any pictures of the all craziness that occurred but maybe it is all for the best since I’m pretty sure none of us will forget it anyway.  […]

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June 1st Updates

Posted on May 31, 2020 in Garden Gab

Wow!  This spring has sure been a whirlwind.  We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their overwhelming support of our family farm.  It has been wonderful to see old friends and to make some new ones along the way.  Our mostly new staff has stepped up and met the challenge of keep […]

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4/29 Availability Updates

Posted on April 30, 2020 in Garden Gab

For those who need or prefer our curbside pickup, we have new updated availabilities. We are making a few changes to the program that are necessary to be able to provide this service and open our doors to walk in traffic.   We are accepting orders 24/7 by email or through online store ONLY! For […]

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Guidelines for a Safe Shopping Experience

Posted on April 29, 2020 in Garden Gab

We are excited to announce the Governor is allowing us to open on May 1st with some changes to how we normally operate. All these changes are being made to keep both the staff and our customers healthy. 2020 Safe Shopping Guidelines 1) Only 1 or 2 members of your household may enter the garden […]

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Plant Availability for 4/17 – We are OPEN for online and email orders.

Posted on April 16, 2020 in Garden Gab

And so the 2020 season begins!  It may have been different in the past.  But gardeners are by nature… optimists.  We believe in tomorrows!  So we got this! Our April Hours:  Wednesday – Sunday 9am-4pm  (Due to a reduced staff – we will closed Monday & Tuesday) This is hopefully short term and may change […]

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We will be OPEN for Online and Phone Orders with Curbside Pickup

Posted on April 9, 2020 in Garden Gab

This wasn’t the way I ever imagined opening our garden center 20 years ago.  It was suppose to be a happy place filled with flowers and people. But this spring …..we will have a happy place filled with flowers and no people…. at least for a little while.  As of Tuesday, the governor clarified how […]

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Opening Day Is Only A Month Away!

Posted on March 15, 2020 in Garden Gab

We have been planting like crazy these last few weeks in anticipation of the arrival of Opening Day!  Our hanging baskets have begun filling in nicely. Our perennials are showing signs of life.  Our shrubs are all lined up to arrive.  We have been busy pricing and organizing merchandise in our market.  Spring is coming!  […]

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New Beginnings

Posted on January 23, 2020 in Garden Gab

Every year, we clean the greenhouses, do maintenance on equipment, fill thousands of pots in anticipation of the beginning of the season.  This year is no different.  In just a few weeks, this will be what our greenhouse looks like.  We planned each plant baby’s arrival last July.  So we are excited to see them […]

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This is My Kinda of Plant

Posted on January 16, 2020 in Garden Gab

So we had this cool planter. It was a beautiful combination of metal and antique looking clay in the greenhouse that was planted with 6 succulents. It didn’t find a home this year so I brought it in and put it in my office. I usually don’t do that because I don’t have time to […]

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