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Our Farm and Nursery


Come visit the Farm where you can see Contrary Mary Herself live and in person! You can also visit our display beds so you can actually see for yourself how wonderfully our plants perform in the landscape.

Farm HoursĀ  –Opening Day April 1, 2018

* Tuesday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm
* Sundays 10 am – 4 pm
* Mondays closed
* Beginning July 9, 2018, Open by appointment
NOTE: We will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018

We are continuing to add to our array of Heiirloom tomatoes, and veggie plants, 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 beginning July 9, 2018 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 US Hwy 52
Minooka, IL 60447
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 and go West. Stay on Route 52 and 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).

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

(815) 521-9535