Phone: (847) 742-1790 Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 3:30pm
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Sustainable Practices & Solutions

Sustainable Practices

SUSTAINABILITY is one of our six company VALUES, and sustainable practices are followed at all of our facilities.  We strive to positively and thoughtfully impact our region’s land, considering economic vitality, environmental responsibility and the well-being of our people and community.

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Water Conservation 

Water collection and irrigation systems at each nursery are the heart and lifeblood of the work we do.

Conserving Water is Key

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Native Plants

Native plants and low maintenance gardening practices can reduce the need for water, fertilizer and pesticides as well as reduce the effects of climate change.

Preserving and Growing Local Native Ecotypes

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Recycling & Reuse

As growers for the Midwest region, we are committed to continue to look for ways to conserve our Earth’s resources and beautify and protect our environment.

Midwest Steps to Recycle & Reuse

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Renewable Energy

Nearly 300 solar panels are installed on the roof of our St. Charles maintenance building.

Efforts to Reduce Energy Consumption

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Invasive Species Approach

Making positive, proactive, responsible, and practical decisions.

Our Invasive Species Statement

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Integrated Pest Management

We use a control program based on six major principals of management.

Our Pest Management Program

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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

Current Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 3:30pm


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