About Tim Schinke

For over 30 years Tim Schinke has been working with both large and small growers to help them with their growing problems and needs.  Because of his long history in the specialized horticultural industry, Tim is able to represent the best manufacturers, products and suppliers worldwide. This allows him to bring only the highest quality mixes, fertilizers and nutrients to your growing business. As a national distributor with high-performance products, exceptional service, and the expertise to understand that challenges you face, Tim Schinke has what it takes to help you and your business. Tim makes it easy for customers to do business with him, as he stays in close contact with customers and understands the details of their daily operations, plus knows each grower by name.

What We Do

Greencare Fertilizer

Greencare is a fertilizer company located in central Illinois, producing many of its formulations for university research. This is a company famous for the high quality of its products and the fact that its fertilizers are water soluble and environmentally friendly.

Growing Mixes

We understand the importance of high-quality plants and high yields. Whether you’re a large outfit supplying plants to a huge market or a small grower with a narrow niche, you need to raise your plants with consistency and excellence.


We have waterproof meters for sale. Please see our meters page for a pdf of two name brand options we carry, Laqua and Hanna. We will ship to you, no minimum required.

What People Are Saying

Rating: 5 out of 5.


Tim always knows his fertilizers and helps us choose what will grow the best plants.

Gary L

Rating: 4 out of 5.

“Fast Service”

We’ve been working with Tim for years, and he always answers us immediately when we have questions.

Michael E

Rating: 5 out of 5.


Tim comes to me and makes sure I have everything I need for a productive season.

Michelle B

Contact Us

We’d love to hear from you! Contact us any time to learn more about our products and our personal, friendly service.

  • tim@timschinke.com
  • 630-258-4391