The Planter’s Palette will help you keep your New Year’s resolutions!

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make but harder to keep. The Planter’s Palette can help you keep some of these more common resolutions.

1) Get more exercise. Burn calories while improving your home’s curb appeal. Bring in photos of your home and our horticulturists will help you choose shrubs and perennials to accent the architecture of your home. You will not only burn calories but enjoy the satisfaction of planting and caring for your new landscape.

2) Eat healthier. Plant an herb and vegetable garden. From a small container garden to a large plot in your backyard, we’re here in spring, to help you with soil prep and choosing plants. In summer, we’re still here and ready to answer any questions you have as plants grow.

3) Be more ‘green’. Consider using more organic products, like Dr. Earth fertilizers and fungicides. Plant more native plants. Choose plants that are not only beautiful, but also offer benefits to bees, birds, butterflies, and other wildlife. The Planter’s Palette offers one of the widest selection of annuals and perennials in the Chicagoland area.

4) Plan ahead. We are all so busy, special events sneak up on us. If you are planning a special event like a graduation party or a wedding reception and you need help with your landscape, call our landscaping division as soon as possible. The spring schedule gets booked up quickly and we would love to help you create a truly special event.

Although, we don’t open until Monday, March 31, the office is open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to answer your gardening questions. Call 630-293-1040 ext. 2. Happy New Year!


We are closed for the season!

The Planter’s Palette is officially closed for the season. The office will be open for gift card purchases and gardening questions Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning January 6, 2014.

Enjoy the winter snow as it decorates your trees and shrubs and frosts the tops of your perennials until the spring sun warms us again. We open for the 2014 season on Monday, March 31.

After-Christmas Blow Out Sale

On Friday, December 27, you can save big money and stock up for Christmas next year! For one day only, Christmas ornaments, picks and decor are all 75% off. Lanterns, ribbon, and bird feeders are 50% off. Hurry in for the best selection. We are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

You are invited to our Holiday Open House!

You are invited to our Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Browse our superior selection of lush greens, wreaths, roping and more. Get lots of decorating ideas from our theme-decorated Christmas trees. Peruse our outstanding assortment of fine ribbons and hand tied bows. Save time with our most popular decorating shortcut – lavish greens containers ready to slip in to your own decorative pots.

Enjoy Fran’s famous ebilskivers while you enjoy the festive displays and catch the Christmas spirit!

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Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Beginning Saturday, November 1 we begin our holiday hours. We are open every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (It gets dark here at The Planter’s Palette!)
all-day Happy Thanksgiving! – CLOSED
Happy Thanksgiving! – CLOSED
Nov 27 all-day
The Planter’s Palette is closed so our staff can spend the holiday with their families. Take a nap after dinner and then get ready for Green Friday at The Planter’s Palette tomorrow!
10:00 am Green Friday at The Planter’s Pa...
Green Friday at The Planter’s Pa...
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Doesn’t GREEN Friday sound way better than BLACK Friday? We sure think so and celebrate the day with specials on greens and holiday items in the gift shop.
10:00 am Green Weekend Specials
Green Weekend Specials
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm
Why stop at Green FRIDAY? We are keeping the specials going all weekend – come on in!

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