Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc

Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery, Inc

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Updates

Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

We will also be open Saturdays starting on March 18th.


Give us a call at 815-338-7442 or email us if you'd like to set up an appointment to look at trees in the field.  Check our facebook page for updates on events.


For green industry pros, please email us or call 815-338-7442 to get the password for the wholesale section of our website. Be sure to sign up for our e-newsletter so you don't miss anything.


Job Opening for Part-time Office Assistant

Friendly & helpful person for sales support at specialty tree nursery. Excellent customer service skills (3 years experience minimum) and working knowledge of MS Office Word, Excel & Outlook required. Horticultural or gardening experience preferred. Familiarity with MS Office Access, FileMakerPro or similar software helpful. Willingness to pitch in wherever help is needed. Approximately 25-30 hours per week.

Duties include: Entering customer orders & estimates, payment processing, answering phones & emails, inventory & availability lookup, inventory updating, printing plant tags, scheduling deliveries, assisting with inventory in salesyard.

Please SUBMIT cover letter & resume. SUBMIT HERE


Speaking Engagements


Saturday, February 25, 2017

Gardener's Pathway, a symposium presented by the University of Illinois Extension DeKalb Master Gardeners at Kishwaukee College in Malta IL.

Rich Eyre will be presenting "Unique Conifers Make Gardens Special" at 2:30 pm. Workshops offered throughout the day. What a great way to get ready for spring!

Symposium Registration


Friday, March 24, 2017

Rich Eyre will present "Inspirational Gardens" at 11am at the Milwaukee Art Museum. This is part of a 4-day event, Art in Bloom: A Tribute to Art and Flowers, March 23-26.

Events at Milwaukee Art Museum


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Rich Eyre will present "Unique Conifers Make Gardens Special" for the Friends of Village Terrace Spring Garden Lectures at 7pm at Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum in Milwaukee WI.

Lecture Registration



Benefit for Bolivia

Saturday, June 3, 2017    9am - 4pm  

Rich's Foxwillow Pines Nursery  11618 McConnell Road * Woodstock IL * 815-338-7442

Hosta sales, colorful Bolivian handicraft sales, and estate sale items benefit Mano a Mano International Partners

Cash or check only


Mano a Mano International works in rural Bolivia building clinics, schools, roads, and irrigation projects, and provides airplanes for medical emergencies.  Rich and Susan visited these projects on their recent trip to Bolivia.  95% of funds collected are spent on projects.  

Rich Eyre served in the Peace Corps 43 years ago in Bolivia, and in 1968 he worked there with Joan Velasquez. She and her husband Segundo began Mano a Mano International 17 years ago to assist rural Bolivians with health care, economic development, and education. For her work, Joan received the Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service 2008 for continued work by Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.   

Conifer Society Meetings

Come network with the world authorities and enthusiasts on garden and dwarf conifers! 

          Central Region Meeting  - July 14-15, 2017  East Lansing MI

          National Meeting  - August 17-19, 2017  East Syracuse NY

Check www.conifersociety.org for more details.

Join the American Conifer Society and find out about garden tours for members.

Visit the ACS facebook page and also the Central Region facebook page.

Autumn Art Tour

Saturday & Sunday, September 9 & 10

This self-guided tour of artists's studios showcases local talent in Woodstock and McHenry County. Art such as pottery, painting, jewelry, mixed media, art glass, and photography will be on display and for sale. Sponsored by the Woodstock Professional & Business Women. Details here.