Latest Blog Posts

  • May 11, 2023

    A Guide to Achieving Your Gardening Goals

    Discover how to make the most of native plantings and achieve your gardening goals with expert tips from Possibility Place Nursery. We'll help you understand your site's soil and light conditions and encourage flexible plant selection options to create a thriving and environmentally friendly garden.

  • April 27, 2023

    Spring Trees and Shrubs that Pollinators Love!

    Spring is the perfect time to start thinking about adding some beautiful native trees and shrubs to your garden that not only enhance its aesthetics but also provide a habitat for pollinators. As the temperature warms up, bees, butterflies, and other pollinators start to emerge, looking for sources of food and shelter. By choosing native trees and shrubs, you can help support these important creatures and promote biodiversity in your local ecosystem. Here are some of the best native Illinois trees and shrubs to attract and support pollinators in the spring!

  • March 14, 2023

    Benefits of Native Plants

    Native plants are well-adapted to local conditions, especially if they are local ecotypes.  Natives are an integral part of the natural ecosystem and play a vital role in maintaining the health and balance of our environment. These plants have evolved over time to thrive in specific climate and soil conditions, making them well-suited for the regions in which they grow. 

  • January 17, 2023

    Native Alternatives to Exotic Trees, Shrubs and Vines

    Many gardeners and landscapers are drawn to the unique beauty and variety of non-native plants, but the use of these exotic species can have negative impacts on local ecosystems. As awareness grows about the importance of conservation and protecting native species, more and more people are looking for alternative options that still provide a diverse and beautiful landscape. In this post, we will introduce you to some of the best native tree, shrub and vine alternatives to common non-natives.