Effinger Garden Center

Now Open 7 Days A Week

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Meet our Staff

Rick and trudy

These are the hard working folks
we couldn’t do without.

Current Specials

Hibiscus 'Berry Awesome'

Tropical hibiscus are here! Lots of colors, $19.98! Perennials plants are 3 for $18.

Hooray for Hydrangeas

Hydrangea Gatsby Gal

Hydrangeas are one of our most popular summer blooming shrubs. Check out our large selection.

Loyalty Card

Loyalty Club

Join our loyalty club and get 2% off every single purchase and other perks.

Rick’s Bargain Barn

Bargain Barn

Lots of good ‘meat and potato plants’ that will work in the landscape.

Gift Cards

Gift Cards
Gift cards are available in the store, on-line or over the phone.

What’s New?

Well we are off and running! It’s full speed ahead now right into spring 2021. Plants are pouring in left and right We are busy unloading trucks full of baby plants and bare root roses; potting perennials, annuals, ground covers and more. We are now here seven days a week, Monday thru Friday 9 until 5. Saturday 9 to 4 and Sunday 10 to 4. Hope these hours work for you. If not, just give us a call.

To get you thinking spring, check out these plants that have won national attention. They are simply the best of the best. Selected for their easy care and excellent performance, at least one needs a spot in your garden.

Hosta Wheee! Diervilla Kodiak Orange

Oso Easy Italian Ice

Electric-orange buds open to soft yellow flowers that melt into pinkish margins. The ‘peace-like’ coloration is set off by dark glossy foliage. 1-2.5 ft.

Hosta Wheee!

According to our hosta expert Bruce Buehrig, Wheee! comes highly recommended. “It has a wonderful leaf pattern, good substance and is a great grower.” 11-18 inches


Diervilla Kodiak Orange

Durable plant that will thrive in sun or shade. Drought tolerant and supports pollinators. Glowing orange foliage is especially colorful in fall. Eco-friendly alternative to burning bush. 3-4 feet


We are now offering a great selection of highly sought after FoxFarm (Fox Farm) fertilizers. Their specially formulated line of soils promotes massive growth in your plants, flowers, vegetables or whatever else you want to see thrive.

Call or e-mail us if you’re looking for a particular plant or new variety. We strive to carry all the good new stuff, but only if it works in our climate. Here at Effingers we pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and quality plant material at affordable, competitive prices. Call or come in and visit!

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Grown Locally In St. Louis, MO AreaWe love our local customers and we want to be your one stop shop. We offer everything you can think of from flowers to shrubs, trees, soil or anything else garden based that makes your home more vibrant. We are also here to help you make your ideas come true, you can bring us your sketches and we will supply everything you need to complete your project. Let us help you live in a greener, more beautiful world. Belleville, Breese, Cahokia, Caseyville, Collinsville, Columbia, Edwardsville, Fairview Heights, Floraville, Freeburg, Glen Carbon, Granite City, Highland, Lebanon, Madison, Maryville, Mascoutah, Millstadt, New Athens, New Baden, O’Fallon, Pinckneyville, Pontoon Beach, Red Bud, Shiloh, Sparta, Smithton, Troy, Waterloo.

What Do We Offer?

We offer a wide variety of flowers, ornamental trees and shrubs, herbs, ground covers, clematis, roses, gardening supplies and pretty much anything else you can think of to make your home the most beautiful on the block. We are the premier plants nursery in the area. We carry a large selection of Burpee© vegetables including tomatoes and peppers. Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one or friend? Our garden center houses outdoor and indoor house plants & flowers, we now even offer bonsai trees for sale. Effinger Garden Center is an independent local grower. Rick and Trudy Effinger and their staff are involved residents of the Belleville community. We offer excellent customer service, an experienced knowledgeable staff and affordable, fair prices.

Effinger Garden Center should not be confused with other local stores and nurseries. We are a local plant nursery serving the metro east for 40 years.  Effinger prides itself on only purchasing from local growers to help give back locally. Not only do our gardening flowers, shrubs, plants, landscaping trees, and house plants come from local growers, we actually grow most of the plants ourselves. Come on it, we’ll help you with all your gardening needs.

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Your opinion matters, so does everyone's. See what others say on Angie's List.What are other people saying about Effinger Garden Center? With Angie’s List, our customers are freely able to say what they feel about our products and services. We encourage everyone to give us their honest feedback especially if there is any type of issue or questions we are here to help you in every way possible. Please feel free to take a few seconds and read what customers on Angie’s List have to say by clicking on the logo to the right.

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