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Chicagoland Plant Sales

Sources of native plants for Northeastern Illinois sold by various nature groups at one-time only plant sales during the year. Please contact them for ordering and payment information. Generally, advance ordering is necessary using an order form.

A great place for sales is Possibility Place Nursery at http://www.possibilityplace.com and see their "News & Events" tab.

For more contact information, see their entry below.


Commercial Nurseries

Businesses and Nurseries

The catalogs and newsletters from many of the following businesses and nurseries contain a wealth of useful information. Your familiarity with them will greatly increase your knowledge.

We have done business with, or are acquainted with, the following people and businesses. We recommend them.

These businesses are excellent sources of native Mid-western plants and seeds from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

Delivery of seeds is usually no problem but plant availabilty may be by pick-up only. Some of these sources deal wholesale only -- no retail. This list is by no means all inclusive. Please investigate further for more information.


AGRECOL LLC
www.Agrecol.com
10101 N. Casey Rd.
Evansville, WI 53536
Phone: 1-608-223-3571
Fax: 1-608-884-4640
Midwest native plants in 2 1/2" pots and seed in assorted sized packets and mixes. Many acres of farmland under native seed production. Plant kits available for assorted habitats. Rob Llewellyn is the Customer Service Representative at 608-223-3571.


BLUESTEM PRAIRIE NURSERY
Ken Schaal
RR #2 Box 106-A
13197 E. 13th Rd.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 1-217-532-6344
Large selection (300+ species) of local ecotype seeds in small packets and field-grown plants. Many unique species native to dry, sandy areas.


BYRON NATIVE NURSERY
www.byronnursery.com
Gene Redlin, Plant Sales Horticulturist
PO Box 125
St. Charles IL 60174
Phone: 630-513-5105
Fax: 630-513-5127
Email: byronnsy@cfaith.com
Native and Naturalized Trees and Shrubs

Tree and shrub broker WHOLESALE ONLY


BYRON NATIVE NURSERY
www.byronnursery.com
Gene Redlin, Plant Sales Horticulturist
PO Box 125
St. Charles IL 60174
Phone: 630-513-5105
Fax: 630-513-5127
Email: byronnsy@cfaith.com
Native and Naturalized Trees and Shrubs

Tree and shrub broker WHOLESALE ONLY


COUNTRY ROAD GREENHOUSES
www.prairieplugs.com
19561 E. Twombly Rd.
Rochelle, IL 61068-9697
Phone: 1-815-384-3311
Fax: 1-815-384-5015
E-mail: crginc@tbcnet.com
Nice selection of prairie forbs and grasses in 38-plug flats - each 5"deep x 2" diameter. WHOLESALE ONLY


GENESIS NURSERY, INC.
23200 Hurd Road
Tampico, IL 61283
(815) 438-2220


HERITAGE FLOWER FARM
www.heritageflowerfarm.com
33725 County Road L
Mukwonago, WI 53149
Phone: (262) 662-0804
Phone: (815) 438-2220
Contact Betty Adelman at E-mail: badelman@wi.rr.com

Many field-grown Midwestern natives amongst other interesting heritage and heirloom flowers and grasses, etc., shipped bare root. In business since 1999


ION EXCHANGE NATIVE SEED AND PLANT NURSERY
www.ionxchange.com
1878 Old Mission Dr.
Harper's Ferry, IA 52146-7533
Phone:1-800-291-2143
Fax: 1-563-535-7362
E-mail: hbright@acegroup.cc
Wildflowers and grasses in 2 1/2" pots and 84-plug flats, including many woodlands. Large variety of seeds and seed mixes in small sample oz. and lb. packets. Books and gift certificates available. Beautiful country cabins for vacation; horseback riding, x-country skiing and walking trails.


Cardno J. F. NEW & ASSOCIATES, INC.
www.jfnew.com
708 Roosevelt Road
Walkertown, IN 46574
Phone:(574) 586-3400
Fax:(574) 586-3446
Extensive collection of native Mid-western plants. Very Informative catalog. Excellent source of wetland and shoreland flowers, sedges and grasses. Several Mid-western locations.


MIDWEST GROUNDCOVERS
www.midwestgroundcovers.com
Rt. 25
PO Box 748
St Charles, IL 60174
Phone: 1-847-742-1790
Fax: 1-847-742-2655
E-mail: mgmail@midwestgroundcovers.com
Small (80 species) collection of native plants and grasses in 2 1/2" "gro-plugs." Nice variety of ferns in gallons.


OAK PRAIRIE FARM
www.oakprairiefarm.com
W4642 Highway 33
Pardeeville, Wisconsin 53954
Phone/Fax:1-800-894-3884
E-mail: customercare@oakprairiefarm.com
Assorted native plants in 38-plug and 78-plug flats; also individual 2 1/2" pots. Seeds in assorted packet sizes and kits. Nursery tours, gift shop.


OHANA FARMS, INC.
www.ohana-farm.com
3511 Millstream Road
Marengo, Illinois 60152
Phone/Fax:1-815-568-8477
E-mail: customercare@oakprairiefarm.com
Native Trees & Shrubs in a variety of sizes - Including 9 varieties of Oaks - Bare Root in Early Spring, Container Grown, Field Grown Fresh Dug B&B and Root Bag Trees.

All pick-ups & Farm Visits are by appointment. Delivery available.


PIZZO & ASSOCIATES, LTD.
www.pizzo.info
Jack Pizzo, President
Ecological Restoration
10729 Pine Road
Leland, IL 60531
Phone: (815) 495-2300
Cell: (815) 351-3250
Fax: (815) 498-4406
E-mail: jack@pizzo.info
Mid-west ecotype flowers, grasses and sedges available in 38-cell flats and plug flats. Custom growing and delivery available on large orders.


PLANTER'S PALETTE
www.planterspallette.com
28 W 571 Roosevelt Rd.
Winfield, IL 60190
Phone: 1-630-293-1040
Good source for wild ginger, green dragon, jack-in-the-pulpit, goatsbeard, bugbane and assorted native ferns in gallons. Wholesale and retail; various classes given.


POSSIBILITY PLACE NURSERY
www.possibilityplace.com
Conner B. Shaw
7548 W. Monee-Manhattan Rd.
Monee, IL 60449
Phone: 1-708-534-3488
Fax: 1-708-534-6272
E-mail: info@possibilityplace.com
Native trees and shrubs in assorted sizes and container types. Small but expanding list of nature prairie plants. Must call before going out there!


PRAIRIE FUTURE SEED CO.
PO Box 644
Menomonee Falls, WI 53052
Phone: 1-262-820-0221
Over 250 species of seeds. Slightly smaller number of plants (pickup only-no deliveries). Various educational presentations available.


PRAIRIE MOON NURSERY
www.prairiemoonnursery.com
Rt 3, Box 1633
Winona, MN 55987-9515
Phone: 1-507-452-1362
Fax: 1-507-454-5238
E-mail: pmnrsy@luminet.net
Very extensive selection of seeds in assorted sized packets. Field-grown plants, including trees and shrubs. Informative catalogue with beautiful photos. Assorted books on plants and related interesting subjects.


PRAIRIE NURSERY
www.prairienursery.com
PO Box 306
Westfield, WI 53464
Phone: 1-800-476-9453
Fax: 1-608-296-2741
E-mail: cs@prairienursery.com
Beautiful and informative catalogue. Potted plants available individually or in kits. Seeds and mixes. "No mow" lawn mix. Nursery tours. Extensive restoration services available in several states. In business for 30 years.


RED BUFFALO NURSERY
Jack Kaskel
10502 Seaman Road
Hebron, IL 60034
Phone: (815) 495-2300
Mid-west ecotype flowers, grasses and sedges available in 2 1/2 inch pots.


REESEVILLE RIDGE NURSERY
http://www.wegrowit.com/Reeseville/ReesevilleRidgeCatalog.htm
512 S. Main St.
Reeseville, WI 53579
Phone/Fax: 1-920-927-3291
E-mail: RRN@charter.net
Extensive catalog of trees and shrubs, many native to Wisconsin. Small rooted cuttings and/or small pots. Wholesale prices to nurseries and arboreta. Min. size orders.


SHOOTING STAR NATIVE SEEDS
www.shootingstarnativeseed.com
John Castro, Manager
P. O. Box 45653
Madison, WI 53744-5653
Phone: (608) 497-0655
Fax: (608) 497-0855
E-mail: john@shootingstarnativeseed.com


SPENCE RESTORATION NURSERY
www.spencenursery.com
Kevin Tungestick, Manager
P. O. Box 546, 2220 East Fuson Road
Muncie, IN 47308
Phone: (765) 286-7154
Fax: (765) 286-0264
E-mail: kevin@spencenursery.com
E-mail: nature@iquest.net


STRAND NURSERY
2245 290th Avenue
www.strandnursery.com
Cushing, WI 54006
Phone: (715) 648-6805
Fax: (877) 335-8503
E-mail: sales@strandnursery.com
E-mail: info@strandnursery.com
Bare root, woodland, root stock -- available in Spring and Fall. Lots of ferns, trilliums and many other ephemerals. Plants carefully harvested from sustainable woods.


THE NATURAL GARDEN, INC.
www.thenaturalgardeninc.com
38 W 443 Highway 64
St. Charles, IL 60175
Phone: 1-630-584-0150
Fax: 1-630-584-0432
Excellent collection of native wildflowers, grasses and sedges in 2 1/2" pots and gallons. Nice woodland assortment in quarts and gallons. Gift shop, nice retail area and gardening classes.


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