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J. Carlson Growers, Inc. provides trees, shrubs, perennials, mulches and mushroom compost to Rockford, IL and the surrounding area. Through our many years in the nursery business, we have developed a wealth of information regarding all aspects of plants and planting. We enjoy educating and helping our customers create their own unique landscape.

Plant Materials

Our Plants:

Broadleaf Evergreens
Flowering Shrubs
Shade & Ornamental Trees
Groundcovers & Perennials


We specialize in Japanese maples, rhododendrons, ornamental and garden conifers, but we can also help you develop the outdoor space of your dreams by recommending the best plants and trees.

Bulk Materials

We carry a variety of bulk materials for pick-up or delivery.

Landscape Materials
Mushroom Compost
Aged Double Processed Hardwood Mulch
Northern White Cedar
Playground Mat
Granite Boulders

Landscape Supplies

​Landscape Supplies:

Bamboo (Fencing)
Bulldog Plant Tarps
Cobra Edging
King of Spades
Felco Pruners
Burlap Squares
2 & 3 Ply Sisal Twine
Nursery Pinning Nails
Hand Carved Granite Lanterns

Local Delivery

To ensure that our customers receive their plants in the best condition possible, we can arrange delivery to your home or business for a nominal fee. Our delivery staff will ensure that the plants are tarped and secured so they will arrive at their destination in great shape. Larger trees and shrubs can be ball carted to their planting location.


We routinely deliver mulch products and mushroom compost in bulk, to your home or business.


We invite you to stop in and experience our park like nursery and diverse selection of plant material.

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