"Growing trees is as much an art as it is a science." - Becky Thomas
"When you plant a tree, you plant a legacy," - Pepper Provanzano
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


welcomeSpring Grove Nursery is a wholesale tree nursery located in North Central Illinois.  Resting in the heart of Grundy County just south of the Chicagoland suburbs, our nursery holds a diverse and superior selection of shade, ornamental, and evergreen trees. Ready for pick-up or delivery, we offer landscape contractors, garden centers, municipalities, park districts, and landscape architects a collection of healthy specimen trees to utilize in their projects. We invite you to stop by anytime for a nursery tour or a visit.  We welcome the opportunity to show you our farm, our quality, and our service.



  • Impact Washington

    Impact Washington hosted by American Hort brought together growers from around the country for a 2 day event filled with advocacy & education. We heard from lawmakers about key issues that affect our industry, and we had the opportunity to meet in congressional offices and have more intimate conversations about how these issues impact our businesses. The experience was informative, productive, enlightening and quite frankly INSPIRING! I wanted to summarize a … Continue reading Impact Washington

  • New Fall Counts are In!

    We have been busy counting & measuring out in the field and we are pleased to report that the numbers don’t lie… we have a great crop of trees ready to plug in to your fall or spring equations!  We found terrific growth in the field on many varieties. But at the same time, the demand for trees has grown tremendously as well, so now is the time to get … Continue reading New Fall Counts are In!

  • We are heading to Washington DC!

    Advocating for green industry businesses is at the heart of what AmericanHort does for our green industry. The year 2017 has brought with it a new administration and new challenges and opportunities that impact the horticulture industry directly: immigration, labor, tax policy, pesticide regulation, among others. In this new environment, our collective advocacy success will depend upon the horticulture business community paying attention to what is going on and taking … Continue reading We are heading to Washington DC!

  • September 2017 Notes from the Field

    The nursery grew through the summer nicely, and signs of fall are just around the corner! We spent the summer pruning, staking, spraying and counting trees. Regular rainfalls here and there came at the right times so our trees have had a good summer of growth. We will be preparing soon for fall digging and gearing up for the next season here at the nursery. Fall is a great time … Continue reading September 2017 Notes from the Field