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Village Green is your destination for all things outdoor. Throughout the year we host special events and epic sales to help 'Make Your Life More Beautiful'. 

Check out the exciting things that are happening at Village Green below.  We are constantly adding events and changing with the seasons, so make sure to check back often! 

Sales & Events

Stay up to date on all of the exciting events happening at Village Green throughout the year.


Seasons of Color

A year round container garden subscription service by the designers at Village Green.


VG Holidays

Experience Village Green through the changing seasons and magic of the Holidays.


About Village Green

Village Green Home and Garden was founded in 1965, by the late Laurence Smith and William Swadley. Our company is proud to be locally owned and operated for
over 50 years. Throughout the years the company has grown into 2 locations, on
North Main Street and Riverside Blvd. The North Main location is a traditional
garden center and greenhouse and our Riverside location features Northern Illinois
largest garden center and one of the largest Casual Furniture Showrooms in the
United States. At Village Green, we are committed to helping customers make
their spaces at their home more beautiful. Our goal is to inspire you to make your
home the perfect expression of your personality, inside and outside, while
providing the best quality plant material, goods and service!


Laurence Smith Owner of Village Green

Jessica Salisbury CEO and Creative Director of Village Green


Village Green is an award winning company

Named Top 5 Casual Furniture Retailers in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020


What Rocks Rockford Garden Center 2019


Lifetime Achievement Award Winner in

2018- Laurence Smith


Mary Fruehauf Retail Genius Winner in 2018


Rockford’s Best Garden Center and

Nursery in 2018


Named America’s Best Causal Furniture Showroom in 2016- Apollo Award


Casual Living’s Best Merchandising Award in 2011, 2012, 2015


Team VG is honored and committed to continue on the legacy of the late Larry Smith. We remain committed to our community, our industry and most of all the,

loyal customers of Village Green.

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