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6 Pro-Gardening Tips

#1: Plan your plants! Perennials usually bloom for 1-2 months; so, with careful planning, you can have something blooming in spring, summer, and fall. #2: Shake things up. When selecting your plants, choose a variety of heights and textures to...

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What’s Your Grill Style: Charcoal, Gas or Pellets?

It’s the age-old question for grillers everywhere: Do you get a charcoal, gas, or pellet grill? Fortunately, there’s no wrong answer. It all depends on who you are and how you grill. If you’re the patient type, and you’re willing...

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3 Things to Do Before Shopping for Patio Furniture

Patio season is in full swing, and Wannemaker's is stocked with Chicagoland's best selection of furniture and décor! Try these 3 things before you shop for patio furniture. #1: DECIDE HOW YOU PLAN TO USE YOUR PATIO. A patio is...

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We’re Hiring!

We're hiring! Wannemaker’s has been growing family traditions for over 50 years, thanks to the dedication and performance of our seasoned staff. In that time, we have built a successful brand rooted in service and creating the best experience for...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Finding the Perfect Vanity

Wannemaker’s has an amazing in-store selection of bathroom vanities, with premium brands like Bertch and others to choose from! Check out our guide to picking out the perfect vanity below. 1. MEASURE BEFORE YOU SHOP: Vanities come in a variety...

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Watering Instructions and Techniques

WATERING NEWLY TRANSPLANTED PLANTS Water deeply at planting. Check daily the first week, using your finger, a moisture meter or a trowel, about an inch or two under the mulch. Water when dry about 1” below the surface. In subsequent...

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TOP 5 HOLIDAY DECORATING TIPS

1. Focus on the 5 senses. When planning, think about how you can bring the holidays to life through sight, smell, sound, taste and touch. 2. Smell is key. Of the 5 senses, smell triggers memories more than any other. Create a...

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wannemaker's holiday headquarters

Holiday Headquarters

CHICAGOLAND'S HOLIDAY HEADQUARTERS is bringing the holiday season to life with stylish décor and tasteful gifts that you won't find anywhere else. HEAD TO WANNEMAKER'S FOR: FRESH-CUT TREES, garlands & wreaths, as well as life-like synthetics 10,000+ unique ORNAMENTS Festive...

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Decorate Your Tree Like a Pro: 10 Tips

1: Make a mood board! Start with a theme based on a color scheme, ornament collection, or personal interest, then get inspired by searching Pinterest and home décor sites. 2: Start with the lights. We recommend purchasing about 100 bulbs...

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Fall at Wannemaker’s

Fall into fall with mums, pansies, cabbage, kale, pumpkins and other autumn plants! We have everything you need to decorate for the fall season. Spring flowering bulbs are now in stock . Choose from hundreds of varieties to find the...

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