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favorite garden centers\nurseries in upper midwest?

Posted by SandiBluffs z4 WI (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 30, 05 at 14:46

I am wondering what your favorite garden center is. What do you like best about it & where is it located.

Mine is Mileagers in Racine, WI. Beautiful plants, big selection, including many unusual perennials and herbs.

How about you all?..........


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RE: favorite garden centers\nurseries in upper midwest?

SandiBluffs,

I really love Busse Gardens (www.bussegardens.com) They are located in Big Lake, MN. They have great plants. I mail ordered from them the past 3 years and just love the plants they send. They do have a large selection and are very pleasant to deal with.


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Hi there ladylotus. Thanks for the idea. I am going to check that one out now. I am looking for different places to find plants this year. SB

Anyone else?


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RE: favorite garden centers\nurseries in upper midwest?

Sandi, when I lived in Green Bay, WI I liked Schroeder's Flowerland cuz they had the largest rose selection in town. :-) Stein's was pretty good too.


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Sandi, if you are in southern Wisconsin check out the Flower Factory near Stoughton, south of Madison. They have some very nice demonstration gardens, as well as a large variety of perennials, and especially hostas and daylilies.Take your checkbook--They don't take credit cards. If you want a trip to northern Wisconsin, plan to stop at the Winter Greenhouse near the village of Winter in Sawyer county.The demonstration gardens are spectacular all spring and summer. They are one of the best sources for perennials--healthy, moderately priced plants and a very large listing. They also have some wildflowers, shrubs and water plants and annuals early in the season. I think their website is: www.wintergreenhouse.com


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