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A Touch of Green Landscaping

12720 W 159th St
Homer Glen, IL 60491708-301-2090

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
4% lower than average  ($96)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
27%
NO NO
4% lower than average  ($96)
27%
No raters have left a written comment.

Alsip Home & Nursery

20601 S La Grange Rd
Frankfort, IL 60423815-469-1044

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
Same as Average ($100)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
70%
NO NO
Same as Average ($100)
70%
professional and konwledgable

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Barn Nursery & Landscape Center

8109 S Rte 31
Cary, IL 60013847-658-3883

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
1% lower than average  ($99)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
80%
NO
1% lower than average  ($99)
80%
Prices a bit high but sales offer excellent value.

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Busy Bee Nursery & Garden Center

14109 S Cicero Ave
Crestwood, IL 60418708-597-7703

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
28% higher than average  ($128)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
54%
NO NO
28% higher than average  ($128)
54%
Local merchant with aging facility and becoming phased out by large mass-merchandising stores that are all around it with much the same products.

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Chalet Nursery & Garden Center

3132 Lake Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091847-256-0561

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
14% higher than average  ($114)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
87%
NO
14% higher than average  ($114)
87%
Chalet is a great place to shop. The staff is helpful and they have quality products. The only complaint I have is that their prices are on the high...

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Countryside Flower Shop Nursery & Garden Center

5301 E Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014815-459-8130

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
2% higher than average  ($102)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
86%
NO
2% higher than average  ($102)
86%
Sometimes hard to find someone to help answer questions

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Didier Farms

16678 W Aptakisic Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069847-634-3291

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
9% higher than average  ($109)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
89%
NO
9% higher than average  ($109)
89%
Great flowers, plants and vegetables

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Fasel & Sons Garden Center

10841 S Cicero Ave
Oak Lawn, IL 60453708-422-5335

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
9% lower than average  ($91)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
80%
9% lower than average  ($91)
80%
Top quality products, knowledgeable and professional staff. This business has been around for awhile. It’s a successful business that...

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Gethsemane Garden Center

5739 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60660773-878-5915

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
9% higher than average  ($109)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
86%
NO
9% higher than average  ($109)
86%
they recommended me and they are good workers

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Goebbert's Farm & Garden Center

40 W Higgins Rd
South Barrington, IL 60010847-428-6727

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
20% higher than average  ($120)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
74%
NO NO
20% higher than average  ($120)
74%
Great products but a little expensive

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Good Earth Greenhouse

7900 W Madison St
River Forest, IL 60305708-366-9500

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
8% higher than average  ($108)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
50%
NO NO
8% higher than average  ($108)
50%
No raters have left a written comment.

Graff Gardens

7250 Southwest Hwy
Worth, IL 60482708-361-7805

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
7% higher than average  ($107)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
53%
NO NO
7% higher than average  ($107)
53%
Always buy my flowers there, very large selection and they are beautiful.

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Gurnee Garden Center

797 Waveland Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031847-662-7303

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
Same as Average ($100)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
87%
NO
Same as Average ($100)
87%
Always a great selection with reasonable prices.

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Hacker's Glenbard Gardens

640 N Columbine Rte 53
Lombard, IL 60148630-495-4220

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
2% lower than average  ($98)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
78%
NO NO
2% lower than average  ($98)
78%
Everything we've purchased over the past several years has performed beautifully. Although not cheap, their hanging baskets are among the best we've seen....

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Hawthorn Gardens

24481 N Old McHenry Rd
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047847-726-0627

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
15% higher than average  ($115)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
89%
NO
15% higher than average  ($115)
89%
Most unusual plants in the area

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Heinz Brothers Greenhouse Garden Center

2010 E Main St
St Charles, IL 60174630-584-0473

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
36% higher than average  ($136)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
64%
NO NO
36% higher than average  ($136)
64%
Great quality and assortment of products and advice for DIY gardeners. Prices are higher than big box stores but you get what you pay for.

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Hinsdale Nurseries

7200 S Madison St
Willowbrook, IL 60527630-323-1411

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
9% higher than average  ($109)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
85%
NO
9% higher than average  ($109)
85%
bot a 3" satin birch. $500 + $200 delivery and planting. one year guarantee. the process was very satisfactory.

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Home Depot

100 Barrington Rd
Schaumburg, IL 60194847-798-8700

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
77%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
77%
I had to review 10 places. I only got a few plants & went home. Not a biggie

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Home Depot

1232 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60622773-486-9200

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
53%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
53%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

140 Countryside Plz
Countryside, IL 60525708-352-1550

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
58%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
58%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

17W734 22nd St
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181630-261-1240

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
43%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
43%
Extremly poor followup and exteremly poor follow through, better stay on top of the process yourself

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Home Depot

200-232 W 87th St
Chicago, IL 60620773-602-1301

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
36%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
36%
I haven't bought garden supplies from here in a couple of years

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Home Depot

2000 Butterfield Rd
Downers Grove, IL 60515630-792-9600

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
47%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
47%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

2101 W 75th St
Darien, IL 60561630-271-9600

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
30%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
30%
Staff at this store is what sets it apart. You wont often be staring at the racks unsure of what to purchase here. Proactive Staff asks if you need...

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Home Depot

2111 S Randall Rd
Geneva, IL 60134630-262-0380

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
29%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
29%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

2201 Oakton St
Evanston, IL 60201847-733-9200

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
11%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
11%
I buy a lot of garden stuff and shop around for it; Home Depot is a good, reliable source for most things if you know what you're buying. Not much professional...

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Home Depot

2555 N Normandy Ave
Chicago, IL 60707773-745-9900

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
47%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
47%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

2850 Patriot Blvd
Glenview, IL 60026847-400-5390

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
38%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
38%
For bushes, this is an excellent Home Depot location - with a large garden center and selection. Staff is helpful in terms of what's in stock and location.

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Home Depot

3001 Plainfield Rd
Joliet, IL 60435815-577-9854

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
31%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
31%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

350 E Kensington Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056847-342-1800

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
45%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
45%
The sub-contractor was rude and inflexible. They lost a thousand dollar sale. They are understaffed on the floor.

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Home Depot

37 W North Ave
Northlake, IL 60164708-409-0222

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
23%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
23%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

4060 W 95th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453708-423-3126

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
23%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
23%
I love this Home Depot. Best employees!

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Home Depot

475 S Schmale Rd
Carol Stream, IL 60188630-462-8607

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
50%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
50%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

600 Meacham Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007847-352-3325

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
14%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
14%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

655 Lake Cook Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015847-564-8601

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
44%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
44%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

6625 Grand Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031847-599-0180

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
58%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
58%
Great selection

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Home Depot

670 S Rand Rd
Lake Zurich, IL 60047847-726-0707

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
50%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
50%
No raters have left a written comment.

Home Depot

700 Broadview Village Sq
Broadview, IL 60153708-865-9900

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
52%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
52%
Home Depot has great flower products and have competitive prices.

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Home Depot

7300 W 159th St
Orland Park, IL 60462708-614-9200

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
69%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
69%
Their garden center is one of the best and the quality of plants is great.

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Home Depot

825 E Dundee Rd
Palatine, IL 60074847-705-6801

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
38%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
38%
Prices were very high this year on plants.

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Home Depot

8650 Dempster St
Niles, IL 60714847-298-7547

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
27%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
27%
Employees are not as knowledgeable as I believe they should be

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Home Depot

901 Civic Center Dr
Niles, IL 60714847-967-3200

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
35%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
35%
A great selection of perennials and annuals and well-cared for products during key planting seasons. This includes shrubbery in the core planting season...

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Home Depot

All locations combined

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
34% lower than average  ($66)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
45%
NO
34% lower than average  ($66)
45%
Friendly and knowledgeable staff, quick checkout time.

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Leider Greenhouses

1625 Leider Ln
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089847-634-4060

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
1% lower than average  ($99)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
80%
NO
1% lower than average  ($99)
80%
No raters have left a written comment.

Lowe's

1440 S Rte 59
Naperville, IL 60564630-445-6226

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
27% lower than average  ($73)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
70%
NO
27% lower than average  ($73)
70%
The flowers always look very nice and healthy and the employees are very helpful

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Lowe's

3601 W Touhy Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712847-972-4041

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
27% lower than average  ($73)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
58%
NO
27% lower than average  ($73)
58%
they seem to have an endless variety of products. The store is clean and lit so the customer can see the products Service is spotty but knowledgeable....

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Lowe's

All locations combined

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
27% lower than average  ($73)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
63%
NO
27% lower than average  ($73)
63%
good place to shop with good pricing

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Lurvey's Garden Center

2550 E Dempster St
Des Plaines, IL 60016847-824-7411

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
6% higher than average  ($106)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
81%
NO
6% higher than average  ($106)
81%
Poor selection of tomatoes, and difficult to find "expert" who will assist.

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Luurs Garden & Flower Shoppe

5200 Butterfield Rd
Hillside, IL 60162708-449-5208

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
5% higher than average  ($105)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
91%
NO
5% higher than average  ($105)
91%
Great, wide open display of plants. Good service every time I've been there.

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Meinke Garden Center

5803 W Touhy Ave
Niles, IL 60714847-647-9455

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
18% lower than average  ($82)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
68%
NO
18% lower than average  ($82)
68%
Beautiful place

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Menards

2524 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL 60435815-744-5824

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
24% lower than average  ($76)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
47%
NO
24% lower than average  ($76)
47%
No raters have left a written comment.

Menards

4701 W Cal-Sag Rd
Crestwood, IL 60445708-385-0392

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
24% lower than average  ($76)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
67%
NO
24% lower than average  ($76)
67%
Variety of garden products to meet my needs.

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Menards

All locations combined

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
24% lower than average  ($76)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
52%
NO
24% lower than average  ($76)
52%
No raters have left a written comment.

Mini Earth Greenhouses

22525 W Behm Ln
Grayslake, IL 60030847-223-7282

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
24% lower than average  ($76)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
76%
NO
24% lower than average  ($76)
76%
there are times when i have a question and i have to wait what i deem an exceedingly long time

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Pasquesi Home & Garden

975 N Shore Dr
Lake Bluff, IL 60044847-615-2700

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
8% higher than average  ($108)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
85%
NO
8% higher than average  ($108)
85%
Way too expensive!

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Pesche's Flowers

170 S River Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60016847-759-2800

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
4% higher than average  ($104)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
79%
NO NO
4% higher than average  ($104)
79%
Always well-stocked and reasonably priced.

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Pioneer Garden & Feed

118 S Villa Ave
Villa Park, IL 60181630-832-0815

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
19% lower than average  ($81)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
97%
19% lower than average  ($81)
97%
Can't say enough good things about service, recommendations, and products. Only negative is that, as a smallish store, the amount of products is limited.

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Platt Hill Nursery

222 W Lake St
Bloomingdale, IL 60108630-529-9394

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
5% higher than average  ($105)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
81%
NO
5% higher than average  ($105)
81%
Helpful always and quality healthy plants that have thrived despite my neglect!

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Platt Hill Nursery

2400 Randall Rd
Carpentersville, IL 60110847-428-6767

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
2% higher than average  ($102)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
78%
NO NO
2% higher than average  ($102)
78%
No raters have left a written comment.

Prosek Greenhouses

28W140 High Lake Rd
Winfield, IL 60190630-231-4992

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
19% lower than average  ($81)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
87%
19% lower than average  ($81)
87%
Go to garden center

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Red's Garden Center

3460 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062847-272-1209

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
19% higher than average  ($119)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
92%
NO
19% higher than average  ($119)
92%
good plants and always someone to help advise me

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Saunoris Brothers Nursery & Garden Center

19600 S Harlem Ave
Frankfort, IL 60423815-469-3171

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
25% lower than average  ($75)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
71%
NO
25% lower than average  ($75)
71%
No raters have left a written comment.

Saunoris Florist & Garden Center

6000 W 111th St
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415708-422-0972

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
27% lower than average  ($73)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
65%
NO
27% lower than average  ($73)
65%
No raters have left a written comment.

Schaefer Greenhouses

120 S Lake St
Montgomery, IL 60538630-896-1936

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
9% higher than average  ($109)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
88%
NO
9% higher than average  ($109)
88%
Cost was above average, but well worth it!! All plants, especially veggies, are high performers.

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Schwarz Nursery & Garden Center

21W020 Army Trail Rd
Addison, IL 60101630-627-6261

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
12% higher than average  ($112)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
65%
NO NO
12% higher than average  ($112)
65%
They are conveniently located

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Shady Hill Gardens

42W075 Rte 38
Elburn, IL 60119630-365-5665

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17% higher than average  ($117)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
100%
NO
17% higher than average  ($117)
100%
A fun place to ficist.

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Stein Garden & Gifts

6300 Green Bay Rd
Kenosha, WI 53142262-605-0280

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NO
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11% lower than average  ($89)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
68%
NO
11% lower than average  ($89)
68%
WIDE CHOICE OF PLANTS, HERBS AND VEGETABLE PLANTS ALWAYS HEALTHY AND EASY TO SHOP

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Ted's Greenhouse

16930 S 84th Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60487708-532-3575

Checkbook's Top Rating:
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Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
6% higher than average  ($106)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
83%
NO
6% higher than average  ($106)
83%
Hope Ted's knees hold up because he runs a unique operation with scads of seldom-seen varieties. It is a must-stop whenever we are in the SW suburbs....

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The Growing Place Nursery & Flower Farm

2000 Montgomery Rd
Aurora, IL 60504630-820-8088

Checkbook's Top Rating:
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NO
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1% lower than average  ($99)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
87%
NO
1% lower than average  ($99)
87%
Love this place

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The Growing Place Nursery & Flower Farm

25W471 Plank Rd
Naperville, IL 60563630-355-4000

Checkbook's Top Rating:
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Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
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5% lower than average  ($95)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
90%
NO
5% lower than average  ($95)
90%
Beautiful garden store. Beautiful plants!

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The Planter's Palette

28W571 Roosevelt Rd
Winfield, IL 60190630-293-1040

Checkbook's Top Rating:
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Price:
NO
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14% higher than average  ($114)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
87%
NO
14% higher than average  ($114)
87%
Very pricy plants.

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Urhausen Greenhouses

6973 N East Prairie Rd
Lincolnwood, IL 60712847-675-1573

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13% lower than average  ($87)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
92%
13% lower than average  ($87)
92%
Huge selection of annuals with great pricing. Not many perenniels. Sometimes plants do not have a tag which can be frustrating. Can be hard to get...

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Vern Goers' Greenhouse

5620 S Oak St
Hinsdale, IL 60521630-323-1085

Checkbook's Top Rating:
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Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
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6% lower than average  ($94)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
89%
NO
6% lower than average  ($94)
89%
The last time I went, the place was crowded with customers, but service is usually quick. The staff also creates lovely floral and plant arrangements...

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Wannemaker's Home & Garden Center

1940 Ogden Ave
Downers Grove, IL 60515630-852-0700

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
:
4% higher than average  ($104)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
78%
NO NO
4% higher than average  ($104)
78%
We bought furniture here and they are pricey but they are wonderful with customer service and quality. Would definitely buy here again in the future....

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Wasco Nursery

41W781 Rte 64
St Charles, IL 60175630-584-4424

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
NO
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
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6% higher than average  ($106)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
76%
NO NO
6% higher than average  ($106)
76%
Best place in Chicago for large trees and all plants

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West End Florist & Garden Center

3800 Old Glenview Rd
Evanston, IL 60202847-251-1943

Checkbook's Top Rating:
Quality:
Price:
NO
PriceLower/Higher
than Average?
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29% higher than average  ($129)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
91%
NO
29% higher than average  ($129)
91%
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Woldhuis Farms Sunrise Greenhouse

10300 E 9000 N Rd
Grant Park, IL 60940815-465-6310

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30% lower than average  ($70)
Ratings for Overall Quality:
95%
30% lower than average  ($70)
95%
It has so much to choose from

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How we gather (and how to interpret) our data

Since most garden centers buy—rather than raise—most of what they sell, there is room for tremendous variation in buying standards and the quality of plants being sold. The opinions we collected from consumers on garden centers reflect these big differences.

Skilled florists can interpret your tastes (or those of the recipient), determine what’s appropriate for the occasion, and then create a work of art that fits those needs. Our ratings of florists for quality and price should help you pick the best.

If you want delivery, exotic flowers, or need advice, your best bet is a florist. But if you’re willing to pick up the posies yourself and want to save a lot of money, you have several other options.

When you need to send flowers to someone outside the area, what do you do? We review the options, and advise you on how to deal with each to ensure you and your special someone on the other end are happy with the results.

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The proposals Checkbook's undercover shoppers get from lawn care services rarely agree on identification of weed species, presence of disease, need to correct soil acidity, and recommendations on core aeration.

Lawn care services work with different products and techniques, but the results they promise are similar. Companies usually offer customers a selection of “packages” that include specified treatment plans to take place over the course of a year.