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Home Depot

2201 Oakton St
Evanston, IL 60201 847-733-9200

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I was looking for some flower pots for my plants. The staff was very accommodating.... - Aug 25, 2020

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Home Depot

600 Meacham Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 847-352-3325

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Priced out of my budget. No help on sales floor. - Aug 20, 2020

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Ted's Greenhouse

16930 S 84th Ave
Tinley Park, IL 60487 708-532-3575

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I wanted to buy fly repelling plants for around my front door. I had done some... - Aug 17, 2020

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Lowe's

1440 S Rte 59
Naperville, IL 60564 630-445-6226

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No matter what location, I can never get all the supplies i need. They have... - Aug 13, 2020

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Good Earth Greenhouse

7900 W Madison St
River Forest, IL 60305 708-366-9500

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nice folks and great plants - Aug 10, 2020

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Home Depot

2555 N Normandy Ave
Chicago, IL 60707 773-745-9900

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Home Depot

37 W North Ave
Northlake, IL 60164 708-409-0222

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Great store for plants for the garden - Aug 15, 2020

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Home Depot

825 E Dundee Rd
Palatine, IL 60074 847-705-6801

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Prices were very high this year on plants. - Jul 17, 2017

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Lowe's

3601 W Touhy Ave
Lincolnwood, IL 60712 847-972-4041

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Or the beat care taken of the plants so go early in the season. - Aug 21, 2020

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Schwarz Nursery & Garden Center

21W020 Army Trail Rd
Addison, IL 60101 630-627-6261

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They are conveniently located - Apr 02, 2019

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Wasco Nursery

41W781 Rte 64
St Charles, IL 60175 630-584-4424

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Landscape designer was great listening to us and creating a garden design that... - Aug 08, 2020

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Didier Farms

16678 W Aptakisic Rd
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 847-634-3291

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Great local flower farm - Aug 17, 2020

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3001 Plainfield Rd
Joliet, IL 60435 815-577-9854

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Has the best displays of flowers and plants for the garden - May 05, 2020

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Graff Gardens

7250 Southwest Hwy
Worth, IL 60482 708-361-7805

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Always buy my flowers there, very large selection and they are beautiful. - Dec 10, 2014

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Leider Greenhouses

1625 Leider Ln
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 847-634-4060

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It’s a great place... - Aug 20, 2020

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West End Florist & Garden Center

3800 Old Glenview Rd
Evanston, IL 60202 847-251-1943

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They recommended a potting soil and while it costs more than some, my plants... - Aug 08, 2020

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Shady Hill Gardens

42W075 Rte 38
Elburn, IL 60119 630-365-5665

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Mantained excellence regardless of pandemic - Aug 17, 2020

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