Our Farm & Nursery

Our Farm near Shorewood!
A display bed of hostas, carex, and sambuca
at our farm just west of Shorewood!

Come visit the Farm where you can see Contrary Mary Herself live and in person! You can also visit our ever-expanding display beds and display ponds so you can actually see for yourself how wonderfully our plants perform in the landscape. Our Catalog is now available! This is a great reference full of tips and info - don't miss it!

Farm Hours

* Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm
* Sundays 10 am - 3 pm
* Mondays closed
* Last day of the season October 1
note: we will be closed Wednesday, August 31.

We are also continuing to add to our array of unusual perennials, collector's hostas, a plethora of peonies for your perusal, daylilies, and succulents. Many of these are also available for shipment - visit our Online Store for details.

We are open by appointment throughout the fall and winter. Please call us at (815) 521-9535 if you'd like to come by!

 

 

 

To get to the farm:
2735 Route 52
Minooka, IL
We are located on Route 52, approx. 5 miles west of Shorewood and 1.7 miles west of Ridge road, on the north side of the road.
From I-55: Exit at Route 52 West. We are 1.7 miles west of Ridge road on your right (north side of Route 52).
From I-80: Take the Minooka exit north (Ridge Road); go west (left) at the intersection of Ridge road and Route 52 (a 4-way stop). We are 1.7 miles down on your right (north side of Route 52).
One of Mary's favorite roses, Morden Sunrise
Duncan, our teenager

 

 

 

 

 

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Contrary Mary’s Plants and Designs
2735 Route 52
Minooka, IL 60447

(815) 521-9535
contrarymary@contrarymarysplants.com