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The nurseries listed in our directory meet the requirements below. It’s still important to do your own research to find out what native plants are in stock, whether or not plants are seed-grown, and if nurseries use organic growing practices.

See our complete resource guide and How to Find Native Plants blog post for a comprehensive list of questions and additional resources for when you shop.

– Focus on native plants or have a selection of native plants available
– Carry nursery-propagated plants that have not been wild dug
– Not sell invasive plants
– Located in the Northeast region

Preferred, but not required:
– Carry plants grown with organic practices and without pesticides
– Carry plants grown from seed
– Carry plants that are locally-grown or grown within the Northeast region
– Highlight and label their native plant selection for consumers, including labeling and separating out cultivated varieties from straight species

Ideal, but not required:
– Carry plants grown in peat-free potting soil
– Label the origin of plants and wild-collected seed


This directory is not comprehensive. If you operate a native plant nursery based in the Northeast and would like to be included, please complete this form for consideration.

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Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery
Woodbury, CT
Native herbaceous and woody plants, grown from wild-type seed.

Native: A Native Plant Nursery
Fairfield, CT
Retail and wholesale native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, grasses and wildflowers.


Bas Rouge Farm & Forge
Orono, ME
Bas Rouge Farm & Forge offers a variety of native plants to suit different soil, sun, and watering considerations. Plants and seeds are grown using Coast of Maine products, are neonicotinoids free and pollinator friendly. Additionally, they offer classes and workshops on native plant gardening and sustainability within the home & business landscape.

Blue Aster Native Plants
South China, ME
Retail nursery that propagates organic, seed-grown native perennials and shrubs. Wholesale prices may be available for professionals.

Burnt Meadow Nursery
Brownfield, ME
Wholesale only. Family-owned native propagation nursery and certified organic blueberry farm. Specializes in native trees and shrubs grown from local seeds and cuttings.

Ellsworth Garden Club
Ellsworth, ME
Annual spring plant sale.

Fedco Trees
Clinton, ME
Most plants are Maine-grown, with a substantial selection of native bare-root trees, shrubs and some native herbaceous species. Mail order autumn through winter for spring shipment. Not exclusively native, but a great local cooperative with growers that supply mostly organically grown plants.

Montville, ME
Family-owned nursery that specializes in propagating woodland and shade-tolerant plants. Not exclusively native, and they grow many cultivars and exotic plants, so ask for their selection of natural native species.

Knox-Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District
Rockport, ME
Annual spring plant sale. Mostly natives.

Maine Audubon
Falmouth & Holden, ME
Annual late-spring and summer native plants for sale. Order online for curbside pick-up June through August at Gilsland Farm in Falmouth and Fields Pond in Holden.

Native Gardens of Blue Hill
Blue Hill, ME
Annual spring native plant sale.

Native Haunts
Alfred, ME
Small nursery selling seed-grown Maine native trees, shrubs, perennials and seeds. No pesticides or chemical fertilizers used.

Pierson Nurseries
Biddeford, ME
Wholesale only. A large, traditional horticultural nursery that has expanded to include many native species, especially trees and shrubs. Since they sell many cultivars and exotic plants, ask for their seed-grown native species and request pesticide free plants.

Rebel Hill Farm
Liberty, ME
Small family-owned nursery that sells field-grown and certified organic perennials and specializes in native plants and medicinal herbs. Plants are also sold through other vendors: Belfast Co-op, Urban Gardens in Topsham, Eldridge Lumber in York, Sheepscot General, and Sprague’s Nursery in Bangor.

Rebel Hill Farm sometimes co-hosts native plant sales. Visit their website for more information.

Ripley Farm
Dover-Foxcroft, ME
Family-owned organic farm that grows native perennial plants for sale through pre-orders, an annual plant sale  and wholesale through Fedco. They hope to soon sell native perennials online, to be shipped throughout Maine. Not exclusively native.

Rooted Elements
Montville, Maine
Rooted Elements is a peat-free plant nursery offering seed-grown native plants and other non-native perennials for the garden.

Sweetfern Maine
Cape Neddick, ME
Small nursery that grows native perennials for sale through online orders (primarily email) for local delivery and nearby farmers markets. Over 40 species of seed-grown herbaceous and woody plants are available as individual containers or plug flats. Check out an up-to-date availability list online.

5 Star Orchard
Brooklin, ME
Certified organic fruit tree and seed-grown native perennial nursery.

Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Wells, ME
Volunteer-run plant sales support projects including: maintaining the native plant gardens, all-seasons garden, and providing educational workshops. Over 30 species of seed-grown native wildflowers sold.

Whaleback Nursery
Limington, ME
Whaleback Nursery sells native seeds, potted plants, bare root trees and shrubs, and more. They emphasize ways to use native plants in food tea.



A Wing and a Prayer Nursery
Cummington, MA
Offers native wildflowers and grasses, and less commonly available species, as well as some woody plants grown locally by others.

City Natives
The Trustees
Mattapan, MA
Seasonal retail nursery and annual autumn plant sale. Mostly native.

Grow Native Massachusetts
Waltham, MA
Annual spring native plant sale.

Helia Native Nursery
Alford, MA
Nursery that grows a wide variety of native perennials, trees and shrubs, and preserves native genotypes through seed banking.

Kohl Gardens
Wendel, MA
Small native plant nursery specializing in a variety of woody and herbaceous plants grown from local and wild-type seeds.

Native Plant Trust
Retail and wholesale landscape plugs and containers of seed-grown native wildflowers, grasses, ferns, shrubs, trees and vines at two locations:

  • Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Nasami Farm, Whately, MA
    • Contract grows native plugs for restorations and nonprofit organizations

New England Wetland Plants, Inc.
Amherst, MA
Wholesale only. Conservation grade native trees, shrubs, ferns, herbaceous plants and bulk seed mixes for the northeast. Specializes in wetland plants.

Tree Talk Natives
Rochester, MA
Tree talk natives provides a variety of pesticide free native trees and plants, as well as some native cultivars, available in potted plants.


Prairie Moon Nursery
Winona, MN
Mail order native Minnesota eco-type seeds and organically grown plugs and bare-root plants.

New Hampshire

Bagley Pond Perennials
Warner, NH
A certified organic native perennial farm. Mail order and pick up.

Kathan Gardens
Newport, NH
Sells a selection of seed-grown native perennials and shrubs

NH State Forest Nursery
State forestry nursery that propagates bare-root native tree and shrub seedlings from seed for spring shipment.

Van Berkum Nursery
Deerfield, NH
Sales to trade only. A selection of native perennials are sold through retail nurseries and garden centers throughout New England. Check their native offerings and ask your local nursery to special order the species you want. Not exclusively native.

New Jersey

New Moon Nursery
Woodstown, NJ
Wholesale only. Landscape plugs of northeast native perennials, ferns and grasses, including cultivars and native natural species.

Pinelands Nursery
Columbus, NJ
Wholesale only. Supplies native plants for environmental restorations throughout the Mid-Atlantic states. With seed collection in New Jersey, Virginia and New York, Pinelands propagates plants that are genetically adapted to local conditions.

Toadshade Wildflower Farm
Frenchtown, NJ
Nursery-grown and propagated native perennial plants and seeds. Most seed is collected in New Jersey, New York or Pennsylvania.


North Creek Nurseries
Landenberg, PA
Wholesale only. A large propagation nursery that sells landscape plugs of perennials, grasses, ferns, vines and shrubs, with a wide selection of eastern U.S. native plants, including cultivars and native natural species. Ask for pesticide-free plants. Not exclusively native.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Wild Plant Society
Saunderstown, RI
Annual spring native plant sale.

Rhody Native
Kingston, RI
A native plant initiative of the Rhode Island Natural History Survey (RINHS). Works directly with local nurseries and garden centers to build the state’s capacity to produce native plants for landscape design and restoration. Retail customers can purchase plants at a number of Rhode Island nurseries and at Rhode Island Wild Plant Society sales.


Champlain Valley Native Plant Restoration Nursery
Poultney, VT
Partners with The Nature Conservancy and Poultney Mettowee Natural Resources Conservation District to sell bare-root and container-grown native seedlings from local seed stock in the Champlain Valley. Annual spring plant sale offers bare-root native trees and shrubs.

Intervale Conservation Nursery
Burlington, VT
Native, locally sourced trees and shrubs grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, or pesticides for conservation projects. They also provide planting services for riparian restoration and stormwater management projects.

Northeast Pollinator Plants
Fairfax, VT
Family-owned mail order nursery with online storefront selling mostly native perennials, all organically grown. Plants can also be picked up at River Berry Farm.

Vermont Wetland Plant Supply
Orwell, VT
Wholesale only. Native herbaceous plants, ferns, shrubs and trees. Offers seed mixes for stormwater management as well as ecological restoration projects. Plants grown from seeds and cuttings collected in Vermont (or specified provenance in northeast and midwestern states if in short supply in Vermont).


Prairie Nursery
Westfield, WI
Mail order native plants and seeds, of midwestern eco-type. Has a large selection of genetically diverse plants and seeds grown by experienced propagators. One of the original native plant nurseries that was started by plant ecologists.


Additional Resources:
Audubon Native Plants Database
Homegrown National Park
North American Native Plant Society: Commercial Growers by Region
Wild Ones Nursery List