Florists + Nurseries in Greater Peoria


Rachel Mangiapane, Guest Writer


Add some color to your life with this selection of flower farmers, florists and nurseries in greater Peoria. If your green thumb isn’t mature yet, these local establishments offer plenty of free advice to help your plants flourish.

Becks Florists  {East Peoria  //  Becks has been designing and hand delivering flowers, plants and gifts since 1934. No matter the occasion or price point, Becks florists can create the perfect arrangement. When life is busy and you forget a special occasion, Becks can often save the day with an afternoon delivery. Check out the “Happy Hour” on Fridays to get deals on loose flowers and pre-made arrangements. 

Black Sheep Flower Farm  {Lewiston}   //  Black Sheep Flower Farm bouquets are flowy and whimsical, picked from chemical-free fields. Follow their social media for front porch and pop-up sales. You can also regularly find them at the Peoria Riverfront Market, or better yet, immerse yourself in flowers by booking their glamping cabin. 

Georgette’s Flowers  {Peoria  //  If you are attending a wedding in Greater Peoria, there is a good chance Georgette’s designed the florals. Georgette’s creative team has been recognized by WeddingWire, a leading wedding Marketplace. While it’s easy to remember a wedding date, Georgette’s is also happy to notify you of other special occasions so you don’t forget to send your best wishes. 

GP Miller Floral  {Peoria  //  If you get overwhelmed by options, GP Miller offers many “Designer’s Choice” arrangements of the freshest blooms. For birthdays, new babies or just because, let GP Miller custom design a gift that anyone will love. 

Green View {Dunlap  //  Green View will have you dreaming up ways to beautify your home inside and out. From finding a perfectly potted houseplant to designing a backyard oasis, the Green View team will help you every step of the way. Here you’ll find unique decor items that make great gifts for the garden lovers in your life. 

Heaven Scent Florist  {Havana}   //  Let the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law duo at Heaven Scent personalize an arrangement for you. The shop has been bringing beauty to Havana and the surrounding communities since 1928. 

Hoerr Nursery {Peoria  //  If it will grow in Central Illinois, Hoerr’s is sure to have it. Whether you need a complete landscape design or just annual flowers, the selection at Hoerr’s is hard to beat. Hit the easy button and have them deliver and plant trees from their 200+ varieties. 

Kira’s Flowers  {East Peoria  //  Prepare yourself to see flowers as works of art. Kira’s design background is evident in her perfectly arranged bouquets and wearable flower art. Also known for her organic and sustainable growing methods, Kira provides edible flowers to local chefs. Be sure to sign up for one of Kira’s popular Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscriptions before she sells out. 

Maiden Reed & Stem  {Princeville  //  A regular vendor at both the Peoria Heights Market and Peoria Riverfront Market, Maiden Reed & Stem often offers stems to build your own bouquet. To get your friends involved, book a bouquet building party. You can also turn your shower into a spa-like oasis with their eucalyptus shower bundles. 

Picket Fence Foundation {Chillicothe  //  Make sending flowers extra special by supporting adults with disabilities at the same time. The Picket Fence Foundation is a non-profit floral, gift and garden center with a mission of making meaningful work more accessible. Be sure to visit the inspiring Ability Marketplace featuring products made by children and adults with disabilities. 

Sheridan Nursery {Peoria  //  You can find annuals and perennials in all the colors of the rainbow at Sheridan Nursery. If you don’t have a green thumb, pick up a planted patio pot and ask the friendly staff how to keep it blooming all season long. For those who do have a green thumb, Sheridan has a large selection of seeds, soils and fertilizers to keep your lawn and plants thriving. 

Stone School Farms  {Trivoli}   //  Head out to the country and get connected with nature at Stone School Farms. You’ll be filled with pride by arranging your own flowers at one of their u-pick, workshop or date night events. Stone School Farms bouquets offer extra smiles as they are often delivered to your door by the whole family.  If you are the DIY type, watch their social media for bucket sales.

Rachel Mangiapane, Guest Writer
Discover Peoria, IL