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Welcome May!

It’s been an interesting spring so far, but we can obtain a sense of normalcy with the start of May. Our extended spring hours begin on May 1 and the Governor has deemed us an essential business for all of our customers to shop with us. We will continue to take orders for pick-up (email or call 630-323-1085), offer deliveries to Hinsdale and its surrounding communities, and have special senior shopping hours.....And yes, we will be open Sundays! And while yes, shopping at the greenhouse in May seems like back to “normal,” please be respectful of the governor's orders and wear a face mask while shopping. We also ask that you limit the number of people shopping at the greenhouse...

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IT'S TIME...OUT WITH THE OLD, BROWN WINTER GREENS AND IN WITH THE NEW!

Refill your pots with cool-tolerant spring blooms. We have a variety in stock: pansies, tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, English daises, snapdragons, nemesia, diashia, ranunculus, pussy willows and much more! Place an order for pick-up, or better yet, drop off your pots to be planted by us! We are offering FREE delivery to local communities until April 11 and can drop them off when we're done. Miss seeing your friends and family? Order a spring planter to be delivered to them! For information, or to place an order, please call us at (630) 323-1085 or email us at verngoersgreenhouse@gmail.com.

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Why the Easter Lily?

Only one flower truly represents the spirit of Spring and Easter: the Easter Lily.   A LITTLE HISTORY Officially discovered in Japan (1777), the Easter Lily started being produced in The United States during World War I.  A soldier, named Louis Houghton, saw the flowers in Europe and was so taken with them he brought the lily bulbs back to give to his family and friends.  Their popularity grew and by 1945 over 1000 growers on the west coast were producing the bulbs.  Today, 95% of all Easter lilies come from California and Oregon.   THEIR MEANING The pure white blossoms have long symbolized HOPE, PURITY and NEW LIFE.  And of course, the trumpet-shaped flowers are heralding the arrival of Spring when...

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