Richard Oosterhoff & Son Flowers


Glen Oosterhoff is a third generation flower farmer at Richard Oosterhoff and Son. Along with his children Erica, John and Rachel (representing the fourth generation of their family at the farm) the family grows about 40 acres of flowers in the field and another 20,000 square feet in greenhouses and shade houses. The Oosterhoff's only grow flowers and sell their plants and flowers weekly at 9 farmers' markets from spring through fall. They also provide plants and fresh flowers to garden centers, florists and wholesale florists throughout Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

Varieties of products include:
  • Asters
  • Celosia
  • Eucalyptus
  • Gladiolus
  • Lilies
  • Lisianthus
  • Mixed Bouquets
  • Potted Annuals and Perennials
  • Sunflowers
  • Tuberoses
  • Zinnias

Some of the most popular items the Oosterhoff's sell include Gladiolus and both potted and cut Lilies (fragrant and fragrance-free!). Market patrons also enjoy Fragrant Mexican Tuberoses (in season from July through frost), and in the spring, an excellent variety of assorted perennials.