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GrandmaMinnie & Grandpa Henry Yerke circa 1930's



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     For six generations, the Yerke family has been growing in Wisconsin. The family agribusiness began in the mid-1800's with Great-Great Grandpa Albert's dairy farm and field crops. His son Henry later raised vegetables, herbs and flowers for Wisconsin farm markets.

      When Grandpa Harold built the first greenhouse in 1954 people from all over Southeastern Wisconsin discovered Yerke Greenhouses and traveled to the Mukwonago Frog Alley Farm for flowers each Spring. The Greenhouse business celebrates its 64th Anniversary this Spring.

      Fifth generation Gilbert and wife Gail and family expanded the greenhouse operation in 1987, opening a new Garden Center near the village of Mukwonago. Almost 20 years later they then focused on relocating back to where it all began at the family's historic Centennial Farm on Frog Alley Road.

     Yerke Frog Alley Greenhouses "The Flower Farm" reopened in Spring 2006, continuing to offer the best regional selection of bedding plants, perennial flowers and floral hanging gardens. The youngest of four children,
son Christopher joined the family business from 2004 thru early 2011, operating the Wales Hwy 18 Spring Greenhouse and Frog Alley location along with Gilbert. Daughter Nateal helped manage the farm greenhouses recently, as well.   The Retail Farm business closed in 2019.


Pictured above , left, are Gilbert's grandparents Minnie and Henry Yerke.  Above right are his granddaughters Sky and Aurora. 
"From generation to generation, Wisconsin families came to expect quality, unique plant varieties and old-fashioned friendly service here at Yerke Frog Alley Greenhouses.
We truly have appreciated your business and friendship over the past 64 years.  Thank You for your past patronage!"

The Yerke Family