Resource Guide 2016 : Page 2

Resource Guide From the Editor Where are the region’s great garden centers? Right in front of you. Just keep turning the pages. The Resource Guide is back, bigger and better than ever. In our new 2016 edition, we’ve expanded the product categories to include many sub-categories. We’ve also compiled a new detailed index of product/service categories to direct you to the main alphabetical listings for contact information and location. These changes will make it easier for you to find exactly what you’re looking for But not to worry. The Resource Guide still offers the same valuable information about our top garden centers, along with firms providing landscape services, hardscape installation, tools, supplies, seeds and pond installation. In addition we list arboretums, florists, growers, plant associations and places to go for classes. Everything you need to know to become a better gardener. Chicagoland is a unique region of the United States. Comprised of southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, northwestern Indiana and southwestern Michigan, the area is ideal for road trips with your garden group and other friends. Check out the Garden Trip Planner with its helpful maps. Use the Resource Guide with joy and may we all have a very productive gardening year in 2016. 2016 Contents 4 Your Garden Trip Planner 14 Product Category Index Find sources for the products or services you are looking for. 14 Garden Centers, Nurseries & Greenhouses 15 Perennials & Annuals 16 Trees, Shrubs & Roses 16 Herbs & Vegetables 17 Specialty Herbaceous Plants 18 Specialty Woody Plants 18 Seeds & Bulbs 19 Ready-to-Go Containers 19 Other Plants 20 Mail Order 20 Landscape Soil & Amendments 21 Garden Accessories 21 Small Manual Tools 22 Tools & Large Equipment 22 Tool Sharpening 22 Landscape Design 23 Landscape Maintenance 23 Structures 23 Garden Products 24 Arboretums 24 Garden Clubs & Associations 25 Growers 25 Education 26 Garden Sources Complete company information, listed alphabetically. / 2 Where to find Chicagoland Gardening Look for the V symbol throughout the listing pages and on the pull-out map for locations that carry the magazine. Visit chicagolandgardening.com for the Digital Edition , which includes links to your favorite sources for gardening information! V = Magazine Reseller p = Garden Trip Planner Destination

From the Editor

Where are the region’s great garden centers?

Right in front of you. Just keep turning the pages.

The Resource Guide is back, bigger and better than ever.

In our new 2016 edition, we’ve expanded the product categories to include many sub-categories. We’ve also compiled a new detailed index of product/service categories to direct you to the main alphabetical listings for contact information and location. These changes will make it easier for you to find exactly what you’re looking for

But not to worry. The Resource Guide still offers the same valuable information about our top garden centers, along with firms providing landscape services, hardscape installation, tools, supplies, seeds and pond installation. In addition we list arboretums, florists, growers, plant associations and places to go for classes. Everything you need to know to become a better gardener.

Chicagoland is a unique region of the United States. Comprised of southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, northwestern Indiana and southwestern Michigan, the area is ideal for road trips with your garden group and other friends. Check out the Garden Trip Planner with its helpful maps.

Use the Resource Guide with joy and may we all have a very productive gardening year in 2016.

Read the full article at http://digital.ipcprintservices.com/article/From+the+Editor/2387172/289490/article.html.

Chicagoland Gardening

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