Chicago's Garden Center

At FMGC, our goal is to provide everything you need to celebrate the beauty of nature in an urban environment. Whether you are looking for native plants, eye-catching container creations, or extraordinary wedding florals, you will discover a superior selection at FMGC. Our ever-changing inventory and customized design options provide unique and beautiful solutions for each of our valued clients.

Living in a large city has untold advantages; however, a significant trade-off for urban dwellers is the lack of exposure to nature and green spaces. Weekend excursions and an occasional walk in the park are wonderful, but there is just no substitute for colorful blooms and lush greenery in your own backyard (or on your balcony). That is why we specialize in original container gardens, rooftop installations, interior floral design, and seasonal décor.

If you are lucky enough to have adequate outdoor space for gardening, you are sure to find everything you need at FMGC. We have an extensive selection of annuals, perennials, native plants, groundcover, trees, shrubs, and bulbs. Perhaps you enjoy home-grown tomatoes, potatoes, and herbs. We have a wonderful selection, including organic seeds and plants. Additionally, you will find the finest products to weed, feed, and de-bug your yard, as well as whimsical accents, accessories, and unique garden furniture.

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We have a wonderful selection, including organic seeds and plants. Additionally, you will find the finest products to weed, feed, and de-bug your yard, as well as whimsical accents, accessories, and unique garden furniture. Chicago is a great place to live, but freezing temperatures can arrive with little warning, and winter seems to drag on

into spring more often than not. That is why we offer lots of ways to bring nature home during the cold winter months. Our design team can create seasonal decor for every occasion, unique wedding florals, and we also offer contract florals for both residential and commercial clients.

Consultations & Services

We invite you to take advantage of our advice and consultations

Indoor Garden Consultation

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Outdoor Garden Consultation

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Outdoor Living Consultation

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Planting Service

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Wedding Flowers Consultation

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Portfolio & Client Reviews

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Wedding and Events

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Spring Plants

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Seasonal Comtainers

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Fall plants

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X-mas trees

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Garden accessories

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Residential Services

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Home Garden and Decor

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“ I am very happy with the help and advice during the construction of my garden. Professional, experienced and friendly service. Next year I will definitely come back here and buy more plants! ”
- Dorothy M., Chciago IL
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  • Due to the high demand for our variegated monsteras, we will now be holding a hat drawing for the 13 we have.
At 10am you can walk up to the front and write your name down to be placed in the hat drawing. The drawing will start at 11am! If you are called you can grab one of the babies and come up to pay for it!!
You must be in the store during your name call to be able to purchase the plant. We will not be holding or having phone numbers written during the drawing. 
See you all tomorrow🌿💜🌿💜
This Saturday starting at 11am, we will have 14 variegated monsteras for sale in our shop. They are a good size with cuts in their leaves. They will be marked at $150!
They are first  come first serve and we are NOT holding any. 
We also have more rare tropicals for sale now too including pink princess philodendron and more! 
Stop by Saturday!
This Sunday we are having our one day only sale! Houseplants 20% off, herbs are buy one get one free, veggies are BOGO at a 50% OFF rate! Annuals are 50% off, perennials are 10% off! Trees and shrubs are 20% off! Pottery 16in in diameter and under are 20% off and any 17” and over are 30” OFF! All in-store decor  is also 20% off!! This SUNDAY ONLY! 
Sale excludes: fertilizer, chemicals, grass seed, bagged goods, soil, compost, mulch! (We reserve the right to modify or change anything at anytime)

See you Sunday to get in on the good deals!🌿
  • Happy 4th to all! We will be closed 7/4 and close early at 5 on 7/3! Enjoy the sunshine! ✨🎉🇺🇸🥳🎇🎆
  • We have all the plants you need! Our recent houseplant order has us stocked up to the brim! Stop on by to get one of everything (and watch our story too to see some options we have) 🌿🌿🌿

Our team of horticultural and floral specialists is dedicated to helping you create your own personal sanctuary, no matter where you live.
Come on in and discover all that FMGC has to offer.

Have questions? Send us an email and someone will get back to you right away!

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Welcome to our online store where you can order fresh flowers for all occasions.

We invite you to our online store! Order beautiful flowers at affordable prices.

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Weekly Specials & Events

Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Classes

Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Classes

Includes: Pumpkin ~ Carving Tools ~ Paint/Decorative Items ~ Instruction in Carving Basics

Adults only / BYOB / Includes popcorn and cider

Expiration date: OCTOBER 10th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, and 31st

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Blog & News

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Botany Specialty Shop

What is Botany ? It’s our new, one-of-a-kind specialty shop that will open for a limited time this holiday season! Coming Soon to Westfield Old Orchard Mall Located at 4905 Old Orchard Center (Skokie Blvd. & Old Orchard Rd.) Skokie, IL 60077 Botany will offer a u [...]

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FunTober Fest

Farmers Market Garden Center & Apple Tree Children Learning Center present FunTober Fest Come join us for some fun! $5 Donation  All proceeds to to Independence Park Special Olympics Petting Zoo Bounce House Face Painting Balloon Twisting Pum [...]

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Terrarium Classes

Terrarium classes begin Thursday, November 1st Additional classes will take place the first Thursday of each month Beginning January 2019 The cost for the class is $45 and includes: Container Soil Succulents / Plants Decorative accents Instruction Ap [...]

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Farmers Market Garden Center

4110 N Elston Ave,
Chicago, IL 60618


Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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