Kid’s Day is This Saturday, September 29th.
We’re open from 9 to 5
Below are a few of the activities we will be offering.  All activities are FREE except the pumpkin painting which is $2.95 for the pumpkin but all the pain and fun stuff to decorate it are all FREE.  We expect
the pony ride to be a long line so not only will there be a pony ride, there will be a great lesson
in patience which will last longer than the actual pony

Russ and His AMAZING turtles will be here once again.
He even has a new baby turtle.

From 10-3pm
Pony Rides (11 am until Tired )
Russ and His Turtles (10 am to Close)
Pumpkin Painting
Pumpkin is $2.95 but all paint, stickers,
and Googley eyes are free
Plant Pot Painting
We give them a white pot
some paint and let them go to town
Large Slide
Mr. Incredible and Elsa will be there
(didn’t know they worked at Country Arbors
did you?)

Tractor Climbing
We are going to bring out some of our
equipment and let your kids play on it and
take photos.  Keys will be in office and
attachments taken off for safety.

Weed Picking 
(kids can pick as many weeds
from the grounds as they’d like. Please train them to know the difference between perennials and weeds)
Snacks and Candy

And THE Sale

It starts this Saturday and goes all the way through the October 7th. 

*except special order, Trees in Field, mums and asters, pumpkins
a few specialty items. 
  • All Trees 20% off.  The perfect time to plant trees is now and Country Arbors offers a planting service with all our trees.  Our schedule is filling up quickly so take advantage of the 20% off and book your planting
  • All PERENNIALS and SHRUBS are 20% OFF. The best price we’ll have all year.  And we still have tens of thousands of plants of which to choose
  • Statuary and Pottery all 10% OFF
  • Bulk Stone and Mulch 10% off. 
****Bagged Product is NOT on Sale”
 Select Plants up to 50% OFF
We have a few plants that need to be adopted and
sent to a good home.  Look for the Caution TapeMums

Not much to say that you haven’t heard in the newsletters or on the radio.  Our Giant Mums
are just $6 and plenty are just starting to
bloom so they will give you weeks and weeks of color.  Our Super Giant Patio Mums are just
$16.95 if you need one or two. $10 or more cheaper than any of the other places in town or on Prospect.  We also have mums in burlap bags and peach baskets for a
little added decoration


Trees On Sale: Now 20% OFF

For the next week all trees at Country Arbors are on sale.  Take 20% off any tree you are taking with you or having planted.   Thousands of trees grown right here in Urbana.  Now on Sale


We Grow 66 Varieties of Garden Mums: Here’s the Full List

Country Arbors Nursery is  Home of the GIANT $6 Mum.   This year we grew over 20,000 Giant Mums and thousands more in different sizes.  The $6 Mum is in a 3 Gallon Squat size is the best value in all of central Illinois.  Country Arbors also has Mums in large pots and bushel baskets.

We don’t force our Mums into bloom and planting now and in July give you the best chance to have your Mum come back big and beautiful .




Annuals Now 50% OFF


5 Greenhouses of annuals are now on sale.  Begonias,  Sun Impatiens, geraniums, petunia, sweet potato vine, coleus, and thousands more.  Also 50% off……vegetables and herbs.  Tropicals, cannas and annual grasses are also 50%

Want to Make Sure You Get Your Annuals? Have Us Custom Grow

Ever go to the garden center and they are out of the plant you really really wanted?  Did they not grow the color that would have fit perfectly in your design?  We can help solve that.  Our annual department contract grows orders of all sizes for our customers.  Just call Julie Carlson (217-367-1072) or email ( and see if we can have your plants ready and waiting for you in the spring.  We just need to have the order in before November 1st.  We can’t always find everything but you won’t find a better supply and selection than pre ordering.


View The Presentation of New Annuals and Plants for 2018

Country Arbors is always looking for new and exciting plants each year and this year we found some beauties.  There are a few of these that won’t be available until later in the year.  The annuals will be available until sold out.

The entire presentation will be given Saturday March 10th, 2018 at the Vermillion County Master Gardeners Spring Festival

The first few pictures are of some recent trips I took. Feel free to scroll down and get to the good stuff.  Also, the formatting is off because of the conversion from Keynote to Powerpoint.  For the perfect version you had to have come seen it live and in person

To See the Slideshow CLICK HERE

Country Arbors is Now Hiring for 11 Positions

Spring is just around the corner and its that time of year. The time when Country Arbors expands our team. Last year we added 7 positions and this year we need another 11 people. We have 33 of 35 people coming back this year so we have a lot of experience to help train and work with our new hires. We are having a Job Fair at the nursery  FRIDAY February 16th from 10 am to 5 pm for anyone interested in the positions. You can meet your managers and the owners and ask questions about the position. We are looking for great personalities and hard working people over experience. You can learn our business with the right attitude and effort. Call 367-1072 with questions Here are the positions that we are looking to fill Annuals Assistant: Responsibilities include helping grow annuals and once finished, helping maintain those flowers. Will also be responsible for helping customers. Good communication and outgoing personality will be necessary Accounting/Customer Service: Position will help in back office with simple accounting work as well as customer management. Time will be spent between communication on phone and work on computer. Must have good understanding of common computer programs Word, Excel, etc. Familiarity of Apple computers a plus Delivery and Planting Crew/Yard Assistant: Must have valid drivers license. Responsible for planting large trees and shrubs and helping around plant sales yard Full Time Delivery Driver: Will have to have or be able to get a Class C License (non CDL) Must have good driving record. Responsible for delivering mulch and plants Full Time and Part Time Customer Service/Administrative Support: Duties range from customer transactions to delivery schedule management. Must possess excellent organizational skills and enjoy helping gardeners. Full Time Perennial Assistants: Watering and maintaining flowers and perennials. Will be part of growing 600 varieties of perennials. Plant knowledge not necessary but helpful Spring Planters: Seasonal job that includes helping plant perennials and annuals for the months of March, April, and May . 40 hours a week. Could be longer for the right person Tree Farm Hand: Two Positions to Fill: Full time March-Dec working in the field producing trees and shrub. Daily job includes harvesting trees and shrubs, maintaining fields and facilities. Part Time Spring Help: Looking to fill various roles for temporary spring help. Very flexible. Facilities and Maintenance: Position would be responsible for keeping grounds looking good and fixing maintenance issues around the nursery. From broken pipes to minor construction. Could be part time for the right person. Flexible days Country Arbors welcomes all applicants who feel they fit one or more of these positions. Se habla Espanol. All jobs (except part time ) are 40 hours a week from approximately end of February to December 1st. Apply in person at Country Arbors, 1742 County Rd. 1400 North (East Windsor Rd) Urbana IL. Call Tom at 367-1072, or visit for more information. EOE There is a downloadable Application HERE So if you know anyone, including yourself, that wants to work growing and selling plants, let us know. We are very competitive with our wages and I think you will truly enjoy working with our staff. If you’re tired of the stress of working the desk job or inside, come work with us. Nothing will improve your life better than loving your job.
1760 County Road 1400 N

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