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C.R. Nelson, owned and operated by the late Cal Nelson, has been providing quality landscaping services throughout the Chicagoland area since 1966. The same year his son, Carter, was born, Cal started his first nursery in Kingston, IL. His goal was to grow his own plant material to be used on his landscaping projects. Naturally, Carter began working and learning about the green industry from a young age. After graduating college in 2006, Carter began assisting his father full time, continuing to move the business forward. Over the years, Carter noticed there was a demand for quality nursery stock, which prompted him to focus and invest further into their existing nursery. In 2018, he started C.R. Nelson Wholesale Plant Supply with a goal to provide quality plants to landscape contractors throughout Chicagoland. 

With our background in contracting we know what the market is looking for at an accurate competitive price. 

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C.R. Nelson Wholesale is committed to customer satisfaction. Our goal is to supply quality plant material to ensure landscape contractors success on every project.  We supply a great selection of Evergreens, shade trees, ornamental trees, and shrubs. 

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4418 Buhl Rd,
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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