Bennett’s has operated as a family horticultural business in the Greater Lafayette Area for over 100 years. The company was founded between 1870 and 1880 by William Bennett and his son shortly after arriving in the Lafayette area from Ohio. Over the last century, the privately-owned company has been led by members of the Bennett family and is currently operated by the sixth Bennett’s generation: Richard Bennett, Barbara Bennett Ruff and Kathy Bennett Chinn.Bennett’s respects and values its past history and looks forward to the challenges and opportunities that will guide it into its second century. A key strength of Bennett’s is the education and training it gives all employees to serve both its retail and wholesale customers. In addition, Bennett’s conducts seminars for its customers on an annual basis to provide them with the latest in products and information.Our complete horticultural center offers the following services for all our products:
Extensive Plant Selection for Your Projects
Located within minutes of the Purdue University campus, it is a major influence to the landscape and gardening enthusiast in Northwest Indiana based on the latest in agricultural research. If you are looking for a wide selection of plants, Bennett’s Greenhouse Inc. is the best solution to your needs. We carry:
- Vegetable Garden Plants
- Easter Lilies
- And More
Full-Service Horticultural Center
An active facility on 17 acres at the corner of McCarty and Creasy Lanes, Bennett’s can provide you with quality and selection in its large retail nursery, unparalleled garden center or in its full-service greenhouse and floral areas. In addition, Bennett’s has numerous resources called “Helping Hand Hints” that can be obtained during your visit. Make plans to visit sometime soon, either by yourself or as a group with a guided tour.