Native Plant Sources 2020

Lucas and Wood Counties

Plant Sales:

Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District Spring Plant Sale:  130 West Dudley in Maumee (419-893-1966).  Features tree and shrub seedlings and native seed mixes.  Order by March 27; pick up April 16-17. Visit https://www.lucasswcd.org/treesale.html for information and order forms.

The Toledo Zoo: Wild Toledo: Perrysburg Farmers Market Thursdays from 5/___-10/____: 3:00-8:00; ryan.walsh@toledozoo.org. Purchase directly from the website at wildtoledo.org.

TPS Natural Resource Technology Center:  5561 Elmer Dr., Toledo. Spring plant sale of student-grown natives from local sources. Friday, May 8 (12:30-6:30) and Saturday, May 9 (10:00-4:00)  Contact: Laura Kubiak – lschette@tps.org

Wood County Parks Friends Plant Sale:  Garage behind Wood County Park District Headquarters, 18729 Mercer Rd., Bowling Green (419-353-1897); Saturday, May 9, 2020: 9:00–1:00; office@wcparks.org.  They will also be having a Friends of the Wood County Parks Members-Only Plant Palooza (when members can come get first pick of plants) on Friday, May 8th from 4:30-7:00. Folks can become members at wcparks.org/friends!

Wild Ones Blue Week Native Plant Sale:  May 16-17, 2020, 10-4, while supplies last. Secor Metropark 10001 W. Central Ave., Berkey. Cash only $5 perennials, $10 shrubs. www.oakopenings.org/blue-week/

Vendors:

Bensell Greenhouse:  5720 Dorr Street in Toledo (419-536-3992).  The greenhouse carries a nice variety of both indoor and outdoor plants, and they are just starting to sell beautiful native plants from local genotypes. www.bensellgreenhouse.com

Bostdorff Greenhouse: 18862 North Dixie Highway in Bowling Green  (419-353-7858). www.bostdorffs.com

Poppin Up Natives:  If you are looking for a specific species call Cindy Carnicom at 567-277-0751 or Robin Parker at 419-351-1157.  They also have several kits and design templates to make getting started easier.  poppinupnatives@gmail.com

Outside Lucas and Wood Counties:  OH and MI

Vendors:

Riverside Native Trees and Nursery, LLC    2295 River Rd. in Delaware, OH; 740-815-3230; reported to have a good selection of both trees and shrubs.

Scioto Gardens Nursery, 3351 State Route 37 West, Delaware OH; 740-363-8264

Wildtype Native Plant Nursery 900 North Every Rd. Mason, MI ; 517-244-1140.

Catalogs:

Prairie Nursery   P. O Box 306 Westfield, WI  53964 (800-476-9453). Excellent catalog (even if you never order a plant) as the information is organized by soil type, amount of sun or shade required, and required moisture for all plants.

Prairie Moon Nursery 32115 Prairie Lane, Winona, MN 55987 (866-417-8156). Again an excellent catalog with great information.