Garden Mum

Mum’s the word – Chrysanthemum that is. Because it’s no secret at all where to find Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland Area’s biggest, most beautiful selection of garden mums. How It All Began World Famous Garden Mums We Do Things A Little Bit Differently Alsip Home & Nursery is the biggest and best Independently owned Garden…

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Enter Our Dirty Dog Contest Below! As we enter a season of snow and cold (or rain on warmer days), our dogs still have to go outdoors for their business. The problem then comes when they return inside and bring in more of the outside than you ever wanted in your home! Whether they’ve gone…

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Every year, and actually all year, not just the Christmas season, our team of expert designers spend countless hours on our famous themed Christmas trees! Starting with the selection of products and colors to best match the theme ideas, and then eventually building, designing, and decorating the trees. These trees and collections are our pride…

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After a cooler than usual August in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, we just endured several record days of heat for September and it was also one of the driest Septembers on record.  Now we’ve cooled off a little (finally!) to more “normal” temperatures for this time of year. What does this mean for your lawn…

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Falling autumn tree leaves in the air

If you’re like the majority of homeowners, as soon as leaves start to change color, all you can think about is the daunting, mundane, difficult task of raking up all those [beautiful] leaves and hauling them to the curb for disposal. (If only they would just stay on the trees, where we can enjoy them!!)…

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Cooler fall weather is soon approaching, meaning this is a prime opportunity to evaluate your garden. You may discover spots that need filling, replaced or improved. Perhaps there are even some areas you weren’t ready to tackle in the hot days of summer, well here’s your chance. 7 Reasons to Plant in the Fall Cooler…

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For the month of August 2017 we collected donations for the Schmidt family, a local family who suffered a terrible tragedy in July 2017. Through the incredible generosity of both our Frankfort, IL and St. John, IN communities, we were able to collect nearly $18,000 to be given to the Schmidt family to help in…

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St. John | Planting Possibilities – Munster, Indiana www.plantingpossibilities.org Through donations at the check-out registers in our St. John location, we were able to raise over $830 for this organization! St. John patrons have the opportunity to help raise funds for Planting Possibilities,  a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization with the mission to provide employment, job skills…

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So What is Grafting Anyway? You may have heard lately about grafted tomato plants and you have begun to wonder what this means and why they might cost a little bit more than “standard” tomato plants. No, it’s not a weird GMO thing that we do to the plants. Basically, grafting is a centuries-old process…

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Support Alsip in Our Best of The Region 2017 Categories! Alsip Home & Nursery in St. John, IN is once again in the running for The Times Best of the Region 2017 voter polls. We would greatly appreciate our customers and local Northwest Indiana region residents for taking a few moments of your time to cast…

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