Founded in 1890, the retail division, Cresco Greenhouses, is the keystone which Mike and Rachel Gooder purchased in 1980 to launch Plantpeddler. The retail division has evolved beyond a flower shop to include a wide array of products and services.
Serving retail customers with full-service floral and garden center lines, including fresh plants from our greenhouses; along with cut flowers, flower arrangements, and blooming, foliage and house plants. Every Spring you will find a full line of bedding plants, combination planters, hanging baskets, and vegetables. As Summer transitions to Fall we offer Garden Mums, mixed planters, and a full array of unique seasonal annual and perennial potted flowering plants. The holiday season features Outdoor Evergreen Porch Pots, wreaths and roping, with the highlight being Plantpeddler Poinsettias and Paintsettias in a full array of sizes and colors.
Beyond plants, we offer unique lines in home, holiday and team décor, gift baskets, fashion jewelry, outdoor metal décor, handcrafted glassware, candles, sympathy gift ware, local wine, gourmet foods, and more. Your local florist for weddings, funerals, and special occasions. Area-wide delivery service to homes and businesses.
Our retail team at Plantpeddler has over 130 years of experience in floral and retail. These professionals are ready to help you enjoy the beauty of flowers and gardening.
Products & Services
- Professional Floral Design, Traditional to High Style
- Fresh Arrangements, and Flowers By-The-Stem
- Wedding and Event Flowers
- Sympathy and Memorial Flowers and Giftware
- Blooming and Foliage Plants
- Garden Center with Full Line of Bedding Plants and Vegetables
- Unique Gifts, Metal Art, Local Food and Wine
- Wire service through Teleflora
- Delivery Service to Cresco, Lime Springs, Protivin, and Ridgeway