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staff Picks

Aloe Vera
Aloe vera
Erin is a big fan of #aloevera. She spends most of her time in the sun, whether it’s here at work or out visiting the National Parks across the US. Having Aloe around is always helpful for some pretty bad sunburns. 🌞

Wandering Dude
Tradescantia zebrina
Danny has a growing  #houseplantcollection and the #tradescantia is one of his recent favorites. It’s tolerant of lower light, and can go a few days without water since he spends so much time taking care of the plants here at the nursery. 🌱
Snake Plant
Sansevieria trifasciata
Sarah is a big fan of the #SnakePlant because it is such an easy plant to care for, considering Calla demands the most attention! 🐈
Jade Plant
Crassula ovata
The #JadePlant is one of Corinne’s favorites because of the good luck and prosperity that comes with it! 🌿 

Houseplant How-to

Hottest Houseplants of 2021

Nothing can improve the atmosphere of our homes like a houseplant. The greenery can transform a room into a tropical paradise, and those gorgeous green leaves boost the air quality by producing oxygen and filtering out harsh chemicals. Many studies show that plants improve our concentration, mood, sleep, and creativity. Houseplants have always been popular—but here are the ones trending for 2021 and our tips on how to care for them!

How-To Care for a Fiddle Leaf Fig
The Fiddle Leaf Fig makes an excellent specimen and floor plant. The leaves are unusually large and a pretty fiddle shape. (Thus, the plant’s name.) The bright green leaf color is a pleasing accent to a variety of decor styles.
Houseplant Watering 101

with Mike Davison

Watering plants is correctly essential for success as a gardener. Our expert explains the proper techniques for checking and watering your houseplants and potted plants.

Repotting Explained

Bring in your houseplants and have them repotted for spring!

Platt Hill Nursery  Houseplants

We, at Platt Hill Nursery, believe that every home needs indoor houseplants.  Having a touch of greenery in a room evokes a feeling of peaceful tranquility by bringing the outdoors in. Plants inside the home also has been proven to offer health benefits such as purifying the air we breathe and even helping to provide a better night’s sleep.

Our greenhouse department offers a wide selection of houseplants year ’round. We have easy to grow houseplants such as peace lily, monstera, snake plant, pothos and philodendron for the novice gardener.  For the more experienced indoor grower we have bonsai and orchids.  Whatever your experience level, our expert staff is here to help make your indoor plant selection easy.

Don’t forget to pick up a healing aloe plant, or a fun cactus or succulent on your next visit to the location nearest your home.

Houseplant How-to

Hottest Houseplants of 2021

Nothing can improve the atmosphere of our homes like a houseplant. The greenery can transform a room into a tropical paradise, and those gorgeous green leaves boost the air quality by producing oxygen and filtering out harsh chemicals. Many studies show that plants improve our concentration, mood, sleep, and creativity. Houseplants have always been popular—but here are the ones trending for 2021 and our tips on how to care for them!

How-To Care for a Fiddle Leaf Fig
The Fiddle Leaf Fig makes an excellent specimen and floor plant. The leaves are unusually large and a pretty fiddle shape. (Thus, the plant’s name.) The bright green leaf color is a pleasing accent to a variety of decor styles.
Houseplant Watering 101

with Mike Davison

Watering plants is correctly essential for success as a gardener. Our expert explains the proper techniques for checking and watering your houseplants and potted plants.

Repotting Explained

Bring in your houseplants and have them repotted for spring!

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Carpentersville: 2400 Randall Rd, Carpentersville, IL 60110

Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9am - 6pm; Sunday 10am - 5pm

 

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