"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.



  • Tag You’re It!

    Not only is fall the season of football, hot cider, & changing leaves. But it also the season of colorful TAGGING TAPE! We love to see the beautiful combinations of fluorescent stripes, checkers, & polka dots decorating our tree rows in the field! We have been busy tagging fall dig orders & soon we will be starting deciduous digging. Once the trees put on their final display of color for … Continue reading Tag You’re It!

  • October Notes from the Field

    Fall digging will be in full swing soon! The evergreen digging will wrap up mid October, but deciduous digging will continue as long as the weather allows.  Now is the perfect time to get your fall order in so we can get you the trees you need in a timely manner. We are already tagging trees for spring orders.  The tree supply will continue to be tight this next season, … Continue reading October Notes from the Field

  • What’s Growing On?

    The IAA/NEMF is coming to the nursery! Please join us in the field at Spring Grove Nursery for an up close look at tree production. Find out how trees are grown, what new & exciting tree varieties are growing for the future, and what the forecasts are for the tree supply in coming years. Come out to the nursery & see for yourself “what’s growing on” out in the field! … Continue reading What’s Growing On?

  • Dirr & Warren Talking About Oaks

    We recently went to Oregon for the Far West Show & one of the highlights was a tour of the J. Frank Schmidt Arboretum led by Michael Dirr & Keith Warren. They showed us many new tree introductions over the years & talked about how & why they were developed. Here is a short video clip of a few conversations of them talking about Oaks. We thought it would be … Continue reading Dirr & Warren Talking About Oaks