Hillside Nursery began with a dream in 1998 and now through the years of growth has become an inspiration Gerry and Sandy wish to share with all. Their unique style and surroundings are truly a joy to see and when you arrive at the picturesque garden center you'll find great thrills and a totally amazing atmosphere filled with fun and unexpected treasures. We also should add it's a once in a life time experience that you'll want to enjoy again and again.

Their Vision . . .

For Hillside Nursery to be a premier public garden center where their living collections promote knowledge of the vital connections between people and plants, fostering an appreciation of the natural world, providing outreach and respite to a diverse and vibrant local community and visitors from every walk of life and for those of any age.

Their Mission . . . They Delight in Sharing Their Life with Others and . . .


Creating and nurturing an environment in the beautiful "Chosen Valley" for learning, inspiration and enjoyment through excellence in horticulture.


Their Values . . .

To Model excellence in their "green by design" destination which to them becomes inspiring expressions of art in nature. The goal is to create a rich environment that nurtures and lifts every visitors’ spirit, touching their heart and engaging their mind. They enjoy connecting people with natures best and sharing their knowledge when able so others can create many sustainable designs of their own and manage them in a way that brings about an enriched life; therefore improving  quality of life and beautifying  the communities we all serve.  


They have chosen to act ethically and with respect in fulfillment of their mission, and in their relationships with staff, volunteers, visitors and all customers. They strive to conserve their natural resources at Hillside Nursery and make our environment the best it can be.


Hours of Operation and Events
Early Spring Hours 
Monday                      9:00am to 6:00pm  
Tuesday                      CLOSED          
Wednesday                9:00am to 6:00pm 
Thursday                    CLOSED
Friday                          9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday                     8:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday                        CLOSED       

Or By Appointment
For Questions Or Gift Certificates Call 507-867-3643




GREAT 2021!


APRIL 15TH 2022

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Spring 2021 Facebook Kickoff Event

An annual Facebook Event Beginning March 6th and running till yes, that's right . . . SPRING! Hillside will prove that spring is just around the corner and also show off some beautiful tantalizing color and spring fashion that will bring just a bit . . . no, A LOT-A-BIT OF EXCITEMENT as the March calendar progresses on. Read more by clicking the below button.

Mother's Day Celebration & 23rd Annual Open House


These are three of the most exciting days of the whole season. Temperatures are usually beginning to warm and we can celebrate new beginnings. You're invited to this free annual family fun event   with food, refreshments and prizes and so much more. Read more by clicking the below button.