"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.



  • Coming up this Winter…

    InVigorateU 2018 Jan 15-16 Normal Many of you have attended this educational event in the past and have felt it was a worthwhile time spent learning alongside fellow green industry colleagues. The line up of speakers this year looks to be interesting & relevant for our industry. I hope to see many of you there again! Register now online! iLandscape 2018 Jan 31-Feb 2 Schaumburg We will have a booth again at iLandscape this … Continue reading Coming up this Winter…

  • December 2017 Notes from the Field

    The nursery is all tucked away and ready for winter. A mild fall lasted longer than usual giving us some great weather for fall field work. But some cold temps are finally starting to move in. We have been working on a new inventory for spring and are happy to report another great crop of trees are ready to go! Our new spring planting areas are prepped and ready for … Continue reading December 2017 Notes from the Field

  • “Tried & True” Fall Favorites

    We recently posted a list of “Tried & True” Trees. The list highlights trees we have found to perform well in our nursery and in the landscape. These trees seem to adapt well to the extreme climate fluctuations we have experienced in recent years here in our fields. As we expect this trend to continue, we are always evaluating which selections seem to thrive despite a wide range of extremes.   Everything we … Continue reading “Tried & True” Fall Favorites

  • November 2017 Notes from the Field

    Fall colors have finally decided to burst on the scene here in the nursery! The late summer warm temps with dry weather pushed fall dormancy back a bit on the calendar. We saw a delay in the field of trees going into dormancy which pushed back the start of fall digging. However, with a few nice rains and cooler temps these past few weeks, we finally were able to get … Continue reading November 2017 Notes from the Field