Where did Poinsettias come from?

We all grew up knowing that poinsettias are just part of Christmas tradition, but have you ever wondered about how that came to be? Well, in 1828, Mr. Joel Poinsett, the first U.S. ambassador to Mexico, found a large shrub covered in red “flowers” literally along the roadside. He loved it so much that he

Thank you isn’t enough

I have never been so proud to be a part of a small town as I have been over this last week. In this last week we have had old friends, volunteers, customers, family, sales reps and people from afar doing everything they could to help us re open and get back on our feet.

Counting our blessings

On Sunday, November 17th we found ourselves in the path of one of the many tornadoes that hit Illinois.  We were unharmed during the storm,  however our property was severely damaged.  We lost a number of structures and all off our growing greenhouses.  Over the next few months we will be working diligently on clean

Savour Greek Basil Trees

Check out the newest plant at Sunshine.  These Basil trees made their debut at the plant trials this year and are really cool. Not many plants stop me in my tracks and make me place a order as fast as this did. I planted one in an indoor miniature garden (for a shade tree) here

New Stock

We got our new shipment of fresh nursery stock in on Wednesday.  We have Burning Bushes, blue Rose of Sharon, some new evergreens and more! Now is great time to freshen up your yard in time for fall. Evergreens and Red Twig Dogwoods will be sure to add winter interest for years to come. Want

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