About Us

The history of this multi-generation, family-owned business

The Three-Generation History of Sheridan Nursery Peoria

1930

The Beginning

Sheridan Road Nursery was established at its current 3823 N. Sheridan location in Peoria, IL during the late 1930’s.

1959

First Generation

In 1959, Sheridan Road Nursery was purchased by Harry Dixon.

1968

Second Generation

In 1968 with the passing of Harry Dixon, sons John & Joel took over the company.

1977

Incorporated

John & Joel incorporated in 1977 and changed the name to Sheridan Nursery, Inc.

1986

Satellite Locations

From 1986-1995, we operated satellite locations: 86-89: Arcadia Greenhouse, 90-95: Sears Gardens

1996

Second Location Opened

In 1996, we opened our second, permanent location at 3012 Alta Lane, Peoria, IL

2010

Ownership Transfer Begins

In 2010, the transfer of ownership began for the third generation of the family: Mark & Scott.

2014

Third Generation

In 2014, the third generation of owners became official: Mark and Scott.

2018

Current Day

Celebrating 80 years of service to the Peoria area and we look forward to many more.

Your Stop for Dedicated Customer Service, Knowledgable Employees, and Quality Products.

Hours

Monday-Friday
May 8AM - 8PM
Jun-Apr 8AM - 6PM

Saturday
8AM - 5PM

Sunday
10AM-4PM

Locations

3823 N. Sheridan Road
Peoria, IL 61614
309.682.7384

3012 Alta Lane
Peoria, IL 61615
309.243.5205