Get your green thumb ready for planting this spring! Whether you’re looking to spruce up your landscaping, add a pop of color to your yard, or liven up your living space with an indoor plant, St. Charles has a variety of plant shops and greenhouses for you to find exactly what you need. Explore the list below and get inspired to create the yard of your dreams this spring. Happy planting!

 

 

The Potted Plant

THE POTTED PLANT

524 South Main Street

Tucked in the 500 block of South Historic Main Street is an indoor plant lover’s heaven. As soon as you walk into The Potted Plant, you’ll be surrounded by plants, pots, and garden accessories that cover the shop from top to bottom. From tropical plants like monsteras and alocasias to succulents like aloe and cacti, and several shelves of air plants with creative pots, nearly every kind of houseplant can be found here. Even rare, hard-to-find plants like thai constellations and syngonium podophyllyum albos (variegated arrowhead plant) can be found amongst their shelves. They also have an assortment of fun colorful pots to liven up your space and make it pop.

 

337 La Roserie

MISS FOLIA PLANT CO. IN 337 BY LA ROSERIE

337 South Main Street

Miss Folia Plant Co. is located inside of 337 by La Roserie on Main Street St. Charles. Their colorful display creates a bold, funky look. With a wall full of pots and plants in unique pots like tea kettles, vases, and even an upside down desk lamp, you’ll feel inspired to make your space look just as fun. A variety of different plants are available like spider plants, succulents, and cacti. Miss Folia Plant Co. also has a robust online store and a mobile plant shop that attends local festivals and events.

 

THE BEE GARDEN CENTER

749 South Duchesne Drive #4835

The Bee Garden Center is one of the region’s largest seasonal garden centers (and a favorite amongst locals). Your yard will be the talk of the neighborhood with their vast array of plants. Choose from sun & shade annuals and perennials, ground cover, hanging baskets, and more. Do you want to attract pollinators with a native yard? The Bee Garden Center has you covered with a wide selection of Missouri-native plants. Or, do you want to grow your own garden? They have vegetable plants, herb plants, and fruit-bearing shrubs available for you to grow food right in your yard. Only open from April to early-to-mid June, take advantage and make a visit (or two or three) to find high-quality plants that suit your yard.

 

PARKVIEW GARDENS FLORIST & GREENHOUSE

1925 Randolph Street

Parkview Gardens has a rich local history that traces back to over a century ago. With a passion for spreading the love of flowers and gardening to the St. Charles community, owners Tom and Holly have kept the tradition alive and grow a variety of plants here in town. Pansies, perennials, mums, and even poinsettias during the holiday season can be found in their 11 greenhouses. Parkview Gardens is also a flower shop that specializes in making flower arrangements for any occasion. There’s nothing that they can’t do when it comes to plants!

 

PONDS PLUS WATER GARDEN CENTER

1757 South Old Highway 94

Thinking about adding a decorative pond to your yard this year? What about maintaining your current one? Ponds Plus Water Garden Center off of South Old Highway 94 has you covered. They have a wide selection of fish, water plants, plumbing parts, and more to keep your pond looking beautiful and running smoothly all season long. Add color to the pond with their selection of lotus and tropical lilies. Dot your pond with purple, pink, and white flowers to bring it to life. Ponds Plus Water Garden Center is open seven days a week from March to October.

 

FONSECA’S FARM AND GREENHOUSES

3980 Greens Bottom Road

This family owned business is more than just a nursery. They also sell homegrown produce including 12 types of heirloom tomatoes. Not only do they have a wide variety of produce, but they’re also known for their variety in the garden section. Fonseca’s has 15 varieties of petunias, over 100 different flower baskets, and in the fall, they have two shades of every color mum available. Fonseca’s partners with a palm tree grower in Florida for their tropical plants to transport you to the beach right in your yard. Find every color of perennials, annuals, tropical plants, and houseplants at Fonseca’s when they open for the season in early April.

 

Frisella Nursery

FRISELLA NURSERY

550 Highway F, Defiance, MO

Frisella Nursery’s 30 acre park-like setting in Historic Missouri Wine Country is home to annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and other “garden goodies” that will turn your yard into a stunning botanical display. The rustic garden center is full of plants and nature-related gifts that will inspire you to liven up your space with a touch of nature. A wide variety of houseplants and even a potting bar for customers to pot their new plant call the greenhouse home. In the spring, Frisella’s is full of strong and healthy plants that are ready to turn your yard into an oasis. The nursey also has classes throughout the year on making your own macramé plant hanger, a terrarium, or even plant basics like houseplant 101.