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Home Depot

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Pesche's Flowers

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

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Chalet Nursery & Garden Shop

3132 Lake Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091847-256-0561

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Lurvey's Garden Center

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

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Gethsemane Garden Center

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

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Alsip Home & Nursery

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

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The Growing Place Nursery & Flower Farm

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

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Knupper Nursery & Landscape

1801 N Rand Rd
Palatine, IL 60074847-359-1080

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Platt Hill Nursery

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

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Wannemaker's Home & Garden Center

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

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Fasel & Sons Garden Center

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

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Countryside Nursery & Garden Center

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

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Platt Hill Nursery

2400 Randall Rd
Carpentersville, IL 60110847-428-6767

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Pasquesi Home & Garden

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

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Meinke Garden Center

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

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Lowe's

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Hawthorn Gardens

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

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The Growing Place Nursery & Flower Farm

2000 Montgomery Rd
Aurora, IL 60504630-820-8088

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Red's Garden Center

3460 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062847-272-1209

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Urhausen Greenhouses

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

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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 ability and buying standards. The opinions we collected from consumers on garden centers reflect this big variation in quality.

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