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Wasco Nursery & Garden Center

Meeting Your Growing Needs Since 1925

Fun Fact: Across our 150 acres of land, Wasco Nursery grows over 10,000 trees!

Over 8-Acres of the best quality trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, herbs & vegetables in the area.

Come visit and see for yourself why we have been consistently voted Kane County’s Best Garden Center and have been frequently ranked in the Top 100 Garden Centers in the United States.

Landscape Design & Construction

No “dream-home” is complete without beautiful landscaping. Your dream landscape begins with Wasco Nursery’s Design-Build Team. Our designers offer a wealth of services to create and maintain your beautiful outdoor living space.

Shopping For Plants Made Easy! Browse Our Plant Selection Using Plant Finder.

Create a “Wish List” and use the “E-Mail My Wish List” button. We’ll prepare a price list and email it back to you. You can then bring your shopping list into the garden center or place a phone order for delivery…It’s that easy.

Got plant issues?

Submit a Sick Plant Form, check out our Education Resources, or text / call us at 630.584.4424

Local Mulch, Soil & Compost Delivery

Order bulk material and have it delivered right to your driveway.

Professional Tree & Shrub Installation

Wasco Nursery’s experienced crews can install any of the plant material you purchase from us. We also offer an industry leading three year plant guarantee on all plant material we install.

EDUCATION SERVICES

Looking for info on how to treat common pest issues, plant care tips, and other helpful gardening information? Check out our educational resources from our team of experts.

EDUCATION SERVICES

Apple Scab Identification and Treatment

EDUCATION SERVICES

Plantskydd Organic Deer Rabbit Repellent

WHAT OTHER GARDENERS ARE VIEWING

TREES, PERENIALS
SHRUBS, VINES
CONTAINER PLANTS
and more.

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Tuliptree

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North Wind® Japanese Maple

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Ivory Silk Tree Lilac

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Green Giant Arborvitae

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Fire Light Tidbit® Hydrangea

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American Hornbeam

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Ivory Spear Crab Tree

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REVIEWS
“The plants delivered last week were just exceptional, healthy and perfect! Your crew, led by Andreas (been here before) worked hard, did a great job, and were very courteous. They represent Wasco Nursery very well! ”

Gary B.

Batavia, IL
“Wasco Nursery is the best place to fill all your gardening needs. I’ve had so many compliments on perennials, most of which I’ve not seen in other garden centers. I recommend walking the grounds to see the huge variety they carry and talk to their knowledgeable staff. So friendly and accommodating! ”

Lynn A.

Elgin, IL
“Our yard was completed last week, and we cannot thank you and the team enough for how it turned out! It is beautiful, and we so appreciate everyone’s hard work.”

Rachel S.

“Dave, I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful job your guys did planting our trees today. Jorge was great and his co worker Fernando was just terrific. My new trees look beautiful and I wanted you to know that you have an ace team representing Wasco.”

Ellen R.

“I LOVE MY LANDSCAPING! Everything looks great. Your selections and placements were spot on and I have a few places where I can add annuals or pots or bulbs or...Alfonso was gracious, knowledgeable and fun to work with.”

Judy S.

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Stay informed. Plants, Knowledge & Service since 1925.

😳😍 Check out this gorgeous ‘Ice Dragon’ Hardy Japanese Maple! 😳😍

This is a very mature specimen. On average, these small trees get to be 8’ tall by 8’ wide.

However, they can be trimmed very easily to keep them shorter or narrower.

If you are looking for a super unique, tough-as-nails focal point tree, stop in and take a look at the Ice Dragons!

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We`ve got a chair to fill! 🤣

Our Landscape Design Department is in need of an assistant. If you are looking for a hard-working, friendly team to assist with projects, we have a position open for you!

The primary responsibility of this position is to assist the Design Department and the Office Manager with daily or weekly tasks and to ensure that our customers are having a positive interaction with our company, whether they are interacting with us over the phone, online or in person. Extensive plant knowledge is NOT required but a love of people and plants is a must!

We are seeking positive and friendly applicants with a helpful attitude toward customers, including the ability to speak clearly and
convey information accurately.

Please visit: https://www.wasconursery.com/employment/ for more information and to apply for any open positions.

*P.S. You do not need to work in the chair outside 😂. We have a very nice, new office space for you to do all of your work in.

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We hope you have a wonderful Easter Sunday with your loved ones, filled with joy and happiness! As a reminder, Wasco Nursery will be closed today (4/9) so that our staff can celebrate this special day with their families. We look forward to serving you again when we reopen on our regular business hours.

Thank you for your understanding and have a blessed Easter!

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Fall annuals are here!! Check out all of these beautiful fall pansies, cabbages, peppers, asters, mums and more that the greenhouse team has been working hard to get ready for this season!

#fall #plants #shoplocal #whatsontaprootatwasco
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Get ready, Northern Illinois! The cicadas are coming, and we're here to separate fact from fiction. Join us at Wasco Nursery & Garden Center as we dive into everything you need to know about the upcoming emergence of Brood XIII of the 17-year cicada and Brood XIX of the 13-year periodic cicada.

In this informative video, we debunk the sensationalism surrounding this natural phenomenon and provide you with the essential facts. From their life cycle to the impact on trees and plants, we've got you covered.

🔍 Key Points Covered:
Understanding the 17-year and 13-year cicada cycles
Clarifying misconceptions and sensational headlines
Exploring the impact on trees and plant life
Practical tips for protecting young trees and shrubs
Insights from Dr. Fred Miller, PhD, Senior Entomologist at Morton Arboretum
Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a nature enthusiast, this video is a must-watch to prepare for the cicada emergence of 2024. Don't let misinformation bug you—arm yourself with knowledge and join us for this educational journey.

🌱 About Wasco Nursery & Garden Center:
At Wasco Nursery & Garden Center, we're passionate about connecting people with nature and providing expert guidance for all your gardening needs. With a wide selection of trees, shrubs, and garden essentials, we're your go-to destination for cultivating beautiful outdoor spaces.

📌 Stay Connected:
Visit us: www.wasconursery.com/cicada
Follow us on Instagram: @wasconursery 
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wasconursery
Don't forget to hit the like button, subscribe to our channel for more informative content, and ring the notification bell to stay updated on our latest videos.

#CicadaEmergence #Cicada2024 #WascoNursery #GardeningTips #NatureEducation

Get ready, Northern Illinois! The cicadas are coming, and we're here to separate fact from fiction. Join us at Wasco Nursery & Garden Center as we dive into everything you need to know about the upcoming emergence of Brood XIII of the 17-year cicada and Brood XIX of the 13-year periodic cicada.

In this informative video, we debunk the sensationalism surrounding this natural phenomenon and provide you with the essential facts. From their life cycle to the impact on trees and plants, we've got you covered.

🔍 Key Points Covered:
Understanding the 17-year and 13-year cicada cycles
Clarifying misconceptions and sensational headlines
Exploring the impact on trees and plant life
Practical tips for protecting young trees and shrubs
Insights from Dr. Fred Miller, PhD, Senior Entomologist at Morton Arboretum
Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a nature enthusiast, this video is a must-watch to prepare for the cicada emergence of 2024. Don't let misinformation bug you—arm yourself with knowledge and join us for this educational journey.

🌱 About Wasco Nursery & Garden Center:
At Wasco Nursery & Garden Center, we're passionate about connecting people with nature and providing expert guidance for all your gardening needs. With a wide selection of trees, shrubs, and garden essentials, we're your go-to destination for cultivating beautiful outdoor spaces.

📌 Stay Connected:
Visit us: www.wasconursery.com/cicada
Follow us on Instagram: @wasconursery
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wasconursery
Don't forget to hit the like button, subscribe to our channel for more informative content, and ring the notification bell to stay updated on our latest videos.

#CicadaEmergence #Cicada2024 #WascoNursery #GardeningTips #NatureEducation

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Everything You Need to Know About Periodic Cicadas in Northern Illinois

Wasco Nursery & Garden Center 520 views February 29, 2024 3:00 pm

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1 day ago

Greenhouse Update!
Check out some of the awesome new flowers that have arrived / started blooming!

We are open from 10am-4pm today.

Stop in to get a head start on your annual planters for this spring!
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Greenhouse Update!
Check out some of the awesome new flowers that have arrived / started blooming!

We are open from 10am-4pm today. 

Stop in to get a head start on your annual planters for this spring!Image attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

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We'll be there soon!

2 days ago

It’s a Bright and Sunny day here at the Nursery!

Unfortunately there will not be a coffee chat today.

DAMO BBQ will be joining us from 12-3pm, or until they sell out! Stop in and grab some delicious BBQ from some wonderful friends of ours!

Our sales yard is also packed to the brim with trees, shrubs and much more!

We are open today from 10am-5pm.
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It’s a Bright and Sunny day here at the Nursery!

Unfortunately there will not be a coffee chat today.

DAMO BBQ will be joining us from 12-3pm, or until they sell out! Stop in and grab some delicious BBQ from some wonderful friends of ours!

Our sales yard is also packed to the brim with trees, shrubs and much more! 

We are open today from 10am-5pm.

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See you then!!!!!❤️

At Wasco Nursery, one of our main missions is to preserve and grow the natural areas. One of the biggest threats to these natural areas are invasive trees such as Ornamental Pear Trees (Pyrus calleryana). These trees, although supposed to be sterile, are incredibly invasive. They pop up in natural areas like forest preserves, restored prairies and even in residential yards.

Once they have established themselves, they can be difficult to remove. Even when completely cut down to the ground, Ornamental Pears will sprout new growth from the base. This is why, when you cut down an old pear tree, it is important to remove the entirety of the old stump. If most of the stump is left, endless suckers will pop up from the base of where the old tree used to be.

For more info on why pear trees should be removed from the landscape, check out our YouTube video at: youtu.be/I7ow1hTMc1s?si=9VMuaUuhxBNZyBdt
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At Wasco Nursery, one of our main missions is to preserve and grow the natural areas. One of the biggest threats to these natural areas are invasive trees such as Ornamental Pear Trees (Pyrus calleryana). These trees, although supposed to be sterile, are incredibly invasive. They pop up in natural areas like forest preserves, restored prairies and even in residential yards. 

Once they have established themselves, they can be difficult to remove. Even when completely cut down to the ground, Ornamental Pears will sprout new growth from the base. This is why, when you cut down an old pear tree, it is important to remove the entirety of the old stump. If most of the stump is left, endless suckers will pop up from the base of where the old tree used to be.

For more info on why pear trees should be removed from the landscape, check out our YouTube video at: https://youtu.be/I7ow1hTMc1s?si=9VMuaUuhxBNZyBdt

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THANK YOU for helping spread the word on these horrible trees. Can you do one on volcano mulching, too? People in our neighborhood are piling the mulch higher and higher on the trunks of trees every year...

They are stores currently selling this tree,is there anything us as consumers can do besides not buying ?

We had 2 they were so brittle we had them cut down but the stumps still grow it’s so annoying. I think states should outlaw them.

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Forgot to plant your bulbs in the fall? No problem!

We have a great selection of sprouted spring bulbs.

Stop in this week to check them out!
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Forgot to plant your bulbs in the fall? No problem!

We have a great selection of sprouted spring bulbs. 

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If you plant these in the ground now, will they return next Spring?

Our tree selection just got bigger! 🌳

We received another 5 truckloads of trees this morning 🤯

Visit us this week/weekend to check out one of our largest tree selections ever!
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Our tree selection just got bigger! 🌳 

We received another 5 truckloads of trees this morning 🤯

Visit us this week/weekend to check out one of our largest tree selections ever!

3 CommentsComment on Facebook

About how tall are the ones you have?

This is the 25 year old tree that dies last fall.

Looking for one or two full sun arborvitae or pine to replace a 25 year old arborvitae that died this last fall. Do you have a recommendation of some in stock? Would love to have you deliver and plant.

6 days ago

Check out these Gorgeous Saucer Magnolias!

These are some of biggest, brightest blooming magnolias, and they do excellent in our zone.

Stop in this week to check them out, or call 630.584.4424 to place an order.
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Check out these Gorgeous Saucer Magnolias!

These are some of biggest, brightest blooming magnolias, and they do excellent in our zone.

Stop in this week to check them out, or call 630.584.4424 to place an order.Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

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Any yellows?

Wow that is gorgeous!

1 week ago

Join us this Saturday, April 20th, between 12-3pm for some of the best BBQ around!

Our friends at DAMO BBQ will be stopping by to delight our tastebuds with their delicious food.

If you are a fan of BBQ or Meat, you will not want to miss out.

Food is served from 12-3pm, or until Sold Out.
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Join us this Saturday, April 20th, between 12-3pm for some of the best BBQ around!

Our friends at DAMO BBQ will be stopping by to delight our tastebuds with their delicious food.

If you are a fan of BBQ or Meat, you will not want to miss out.

Food is served from 12-3pm, or until Sold Out.

It’s a Beautiful Day in Wasco!

Our Greenhouse and Sales Yard are overflowing with annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs!

We are open from 10am until 4pm today, Sunday 4/14
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It’s a Beautiful Day in Wasco!

Our Greenhouse and Sales Yard are overflowing with annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs! 

We are open from 10am until 4pm today, Sunday 4/14Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment

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Asking - Too soon to plant outdoor annuals?

Is it too early for geranium pots?

Do you have yarrow?

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Coffe Chat with Matt - Spring has Sprung in No. Illinois. Join Matt as he tours the Garden Center talking about spring garden tips and highlight cool plants! ... See MoreSee Less

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How big do the spice bush get

Spice bush?

Hi Matt. What a glorious morning!

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