"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.



  • Spring is Here!

    First load of new trees from J Frank Schmidt Nursery arrived bright & early! Planting days ahead!

  • Stay Updated with our Catalogs & Online Availability

    Our 2018 Catalogs have arrived! They will be hitting mailboxes soon so if you are not on our mailing list & wish to be, please send us your contact info.  We are always happy to get you the information & trees that you need in whatever way is most convenient for you! Our monthly email availability is another great way to stay current with our availability. You can sign up for … Continue reading Stay Updated with our Catalogs & Online Availability

  • Fresh New Trees!

    We have some fantastic fresh new trees in the field this spring! Some of the new varieties that we will be digging this spring are:  Heritage River Birch, Turkish Filbert, Worplesdon Sweetgum, Slender Silhouette Sweetgum, White Shield Osage Orange, Ruby Vase Parrotia, Pink Flair Cherry, Scarlet Letter Oak and Jack Pear. We also have a great new crop of liners to plant this spring. Some new varieties we are excited to … Continue reading Fresh New Trees!

  • New Tree Introductions from J. Frank Schmidt Nursery

    We recently attended the Iowa State Shade Tree Short Course and were treated to some excellent educational opportunities. One of our favorite presentations was by Guy Meacham from J. Frank Schmidt Nursery. Guy is the New Plant Development Manager for the nursery, and he shared some of the recent new introductions to come out of the nursery breeding & selection program. We have been planting J. Frank Schmidt nursery liners since the … Continue reading New Tree Introductions from J. Frank Schmidt Nursery