Caryn Genens
Manager, Greenhouse
Phone: (815) 280-2359
Office: Greenhouse room 1004

Fall and Spring Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 4:30pm

Summer Hours:   
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 12pm and 1pm - 4:30pm      


JJC Greenhouse

With an academic and business atmosphere, we are constantly challenging ourselves and students to produce the best annual and perennial crops possible.

Interested in what is going on at the greenhouse? Email to be added to the greenhouse list serve.  You will recieve notices of sales, special events and workshops at the greenhouse!


  • Spring garden plant sale starts May 1st and ends June 16, 2017.

Our greenhouses are located on the west side of Houbolt Road, just south of the college exit road. We only accept cash or checks.


Monday - Friday: 8am - Noon and 1pm - 4:30pm (during the plant sale)
Closed All Weekends and Fridays from June 2 through August 25, 2017. 

Holiday Arrangements

Lisa Perkins and the Horticulture Club have arrangements for sale and Make and Takes during some of the major holidays. Please check often for new sales! No orders are taken until the holiday season.

Contact Us

Have a question you would like to send to the pros? Here is a list of all the people that work with the JJC Greenhouse or within the Horticulture department and their area of expertise. Hope we can help!

Caryn Genens
Greenhouse Manager

David Bartz
Horticulture Instructor, Landscape Design and Horticulture Business

Lisa Perkins
Horticulture Professor, High Tunnel/Hydroponic Manager

Dr. Fredric Miller
Arboriculture and Nursery Production