"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.



  • IGIA Summer Conference Retreat

    The IGIA Summer Conference Retreat to Galena was a lovely few days! Several members made the trip to the rolling hills of northern Illinois for some fun in the sun, on the golf course and at a local winery. At the annual meeting current IGIA President Becky Thomas passed on the gavel to the new President Steve Worth from Kankakee Nursery. Becky now joins the ranks of outstanding Past Presidents … Continue reading IGIA Summer Conference Retreat

  • July 2018 Notes from the Field

    The nursery is growing along nicely as the summer sets in! Timely rains coupled with some good heat help the trees push along on their new growth.  Our summer field work of pruning & staking is going well. We are very happy with the structure & growth that is coming on our new crop of trees in the field.  This time of year we start to get caught up on … Continue reading July 2018 Notes from the Field

  • Welcome Farm Bureau

    The Grundy County Farm Bureau made our nursery one of it’s stops on the annual farm tour they host every year. We welcomed them with a nursery tour and digging demo. It was fun to share about being a specialty grower in Grundy County and how the growing process for our nursery works. Thanks for visiting!

  • Perfection

    Perfection is what we strive for at Spring Grove Nursery. Each tree in our nursery is given care & attention multiple times through their years here in our field. Pruning & staking are parts of the routine growing process that we pay special attention to. Different species require different growing techniques. And each season offers it’s own unique challenges that also affect the timing to our work. Here is a … Continue reading Perfection