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Good Earth Greenhouse and Cafe

Where you can sip a fresh-made latte or smoothie while you shop for plants and garden decor, consult with a garden coach, or plan your wedding or event design with our floral designer.

Location: 7900 W. Madison, River Forest, IL 60305
Phone: 708-366-9500

Our native plants and organic gardening aids make it easy to grow green. We also stock gardening supplies and a tempting array of containers, fountains and garden decor. Special services include garden advice and floral design.

Located near Chicago, our garden center--with cafe and florist-- is easy to get to. You'll love our carefully chosen selection of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, tropicals, and houseplants, the best available in the Chicago area.

Warm weather is just around the corner and the Spring plants will be available soon. Stop by and visit us!

Winter Hours continue through March: Tuesday - Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-3pm

We will be closed Sunday & Monday until the end of March.

Regular business hours resume beginning April 1, 2010    Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

Good Earth Announcements

Spring is in the air! Stop by and visit us.

Our Newest Store Has Opened

Good Earth Market
555 S. York Road, Elmhurst

We are excited to report that Good Earth Market, featuring a cafe, gourmet food section and a small greenhouse, is now open. We look forward to serving customers in the Elmhurst area. For more information call River Forest at 708-366-9500, or our new Elmhurst number, 630-279-5550.

New Workshops

Learn to create a container or centerpiece using fresh seasonal materials. Pre-registration required. Call 708-366-9500 for more information or to register. See workshops for more information.

We Are a Proud Sponsor of the New Forest Park Community Garden

Located at the northwest corner of Harlem and I-290 in Forest Park, this new garden features raised beds, with plots available for a modest fee to gardeners from local communities. For more information, click here.

American Beauties Native Plants

Including Cimicifuga, Blue Cohosh, Rattlesnake Master and Cup Plant. Beautiful enough for any garden, tough enough for our Illinois climate. Every American Beauties plant you buy helps fund the National Wildlife Federation. For more information about American Beauties plants, go here.

Good Earth News

Come See Our Great Selection of
Organic and Natural Potting Mixes,
Garden Soils, Herbicides, Pesticides and Fertilizers

We carry innovative products from Dr. Earth, Espoma, Safer, Bonide, and St. Gabriel Organics, many OMRI certified.

Hold Your Next Club Gathering or Private Event at Good Earth

We offer specially priced menus for daytime gatherings. We also rent the facility for after-hours events. See Cafe/Private Events for more information, or call 708-366-9500.

Square Foot Gardening

Many people think square foot gardening is one of the best ways to grow vegetables and herbs in small spaces. We carry hard-to-find horticultural vermiculite, as well as several kinds of compost and peat moss--exactly what you need for your raised "square foot" bed. For more information about how to get started with square foot gardening, go here.