Native Plant Sources 2020

Lucas and Wood Counties

Plant Sales:

Wild Ones Blue Week Native Plant Sale:  The sale has been reorganized as an online-only sale this year. The store can be found at http://oakopeningsgri.square.site, and will begin accepting orders at 8:00 am on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

You will pick up your plants on June 6 or June 7, depending on your last name. The pick up location is Blue Creek Native Seed Nursery on Schadel Road in Whitehouse (behind Nature’s Nursery). All details regarding pickup are on the website and in your confirmation email.

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Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District Spring Plant Sale:  130 West Dudley in Maumee (419-893-1966). Order by June 3, pick up June 5. Info at https://www.lucasswcd.org/bycdsale.html.

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The Toledo Zoo: Wild Toledo:

The Zoo is offering no contact drop-off delivery to orders (with small delivery fee to cover costs) on select days during May. They’ll also have drive-thru pickup service on select days. Order through their website at WildToledo.org. They have over 100 native species listed this year. Check WildToledo.org for more information. They also plan to hold Facebook Live events on a bi-weekly basis.

Tentative: The Zoo will also be a vendor at the 30th Annual Flower Day Celebration at the Toledo Farmers Market on May 25 (8:00 – 2:00) and May 26 (8:00 – 3:00).

Perrysburg Farmers Market dates TBD. Contact: ryan.walsh@toledozoo.org.

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TPS Natural Resource Technology Center:  CANCELLED FOR 2020 – 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

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Wood County Parks Friends Plant Sale:  CANCELLED FOR 2020 Contact phone: 419-353-1897 or office@wcparks.org.

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.