Welcome to Kolze's

Healthy plants, fantastic prices. We’re continually adding new ideas and products to make growing easier.

Kolze’s COVID-19 Response
Our Greenhouse is open under the following conditions:

  1. Do NOT enter if you are feeling sick
  2. PLEASE wear a mask, if you are able to, to enter our greenhouse
  3. Stay AT LEAST 6  feet apart

Kolze’s will in turn follow the protocol for COVID-19 set forth by the state of Illinois

For general inquires call (815) 338-1475.

What to expect…

This grower is definitely the best around. They grow their own plants, teach you how to care for them, and don’t use any growth inhibitors or anything else destructive. Awesome people!George M. | Customer

Just happened upon this nursery and have been back 4 times, the plants are so healthy and prices are best around.Cheri B. | Customer

The Kolze Family has been growing plants since 1949.

Robert Kolze Sr. started selling vegetables on the side of the road, which grew into a stand in Palatine, IL. Our Christmas tree business started in 1959. We moved to Woodstock, IL in 1997, as our plant selection and customer base expanded. Our vegetable and herb starter plants are pesticide and growth regulator free, increasing their size and yield.

We are passionate about growing, hiring, and supporting local. Come by during an open house to help us support the McHenry County Food Banks.

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All our shrubs and perennials are prepicked for hardiness in our climate zone. Hyrangeas, echinaceas, hibiscus

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We offer economically-priced multi-color mums, kale, and pansies. Our naturally-grown flowers bloom the longest.

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We grow 10+ poinsettia colors. Nov & Dec – fresh cut Christmas trees delivered weekly. We make garlands, wreaths, Pots of Cheer.

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Sun, shade, & unusual hanging combos and plants. New inventory weekly. Impatiens, zinnias, vines – too many to list here…

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Visit us, see the difference.

Grown On-Site
Sqft of Greenhouse
Poinsettia Colors
Hanging Baskets

Recycling Rebate

Return our “Kolze” pots for an instant in-store rebate.

Pricing for 2020

  • 4.5″ Pot $4.49 / 15+ $4.29ea
  • 7″ Pot $9.95 / 6+ $9.50ea
  • 11″ Tan Resin Basket $21ea / 3+ $20ea
  • 12″ Fiber Basket  $29ea / 5+ $27ea
  • 2.75″ Veggie Square $1.49 / 32-case $44

Large volume & new tech drops prices.

  • Shade & sun perennials, shrubs, trees.
  • Unique hanging baskets & window boxes.
  • Seasonal hardy plants for our climate.
  • Selection of 130,000 4.5″ pots
  • 3,000 7″ Geranium & mixed DIY combos.
  • Veggie starters 2.75″ pots (no pesticides).

How can we help your organization?

Kolze’s is also in the business of helping. We offer different options based on the season. Summer/Spring is hanging baskets & flowers, Fall is hardy mums, and Winter is poinsettias.

Questions? Comments? Fundraisers?