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The Best Peach Trees for Northern Illinois

By Aaron Isaacman January 26, 2018

Grow Your Own Orchard of Delicious Peach Trees

Peach trees are an ideal first choice for home..

Hardy Rose Bushes the Novice Gardener Can Grow Successfully

By Heather Moister January 16, 2018

Rose bushes are lovely, but have a reputation of being high maintenance. The varieties in this..

Ordering Bulk Mulch Online

By Julie Joyce January 10, 2018

There are a lot of great reasons to mulch every spring and the choice of mulch is just as..

The Barn Nursery Holiday Gift Guide

By Julie Joyce November 28, 2017

Did everyone have a wonderful Thanksgiving with their friends and family? It seems like..

How to Overwinter Tropical Plants And Use Them as Houseplants

By Heather Moister October 27, 2017

It's that time of year! Cold temps have arrived and it is time to overwinter your tropical plants...

A Backyard Landscape Design for Outdoor Entertaining

By Arti Jain October 16, 2017

 This recently completed backyard patio is an ideal example of smart landscape design.

What do we..

Our Latest Landscape project: Barrington Outdoor Living Area & Pool

By Julie Joyce September 6, 2017

With fall and winter approaching, do you pack away your patio furniture and cover the grill,..

Fall Shrubs that Pack a Punch of Fall Color

By Julie Joyce September 5, 2017

Wondering which shrubs to plant in your landscape? Aaron and Deb from our Tree & Shrub departments..

Patio Peaches: Grow Your Own Fruit in a Tight Space

By Julie Joyce July 24, 2017


Looking to add some flare to your outdoor living space? Patio peaches are the perfect touch...

Our Favorite Things: Plants, Landscape & More

By Julie Joyce July 12, 2017

We're starting something new! Everyone that works for The Barn has one thing in common; a passion..

The Ultimate Specimen Ornamental Tree: Japanese Maples

By Julie Joyce June 28, 2017

Japanese maples make a beautiful addition to the landscape due to their interesting shape, foliage..

Must See Shade Perennial Ideas

By Heather Moister June 17, 2017
Gardening in shady spots can mean more than just hostas! Our video highlights some of our favorite..

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