Wild Seed Project receives regular inquiries asking for recommendations on where to purchase native plants. In addition to our Native Seed Sale, we’ve compiled a list of native plant sales and local nurseries that we feel confident will meet a native gardener’s needs. Check out the list below!
Annual Plant Sales by Local Organizations or Co-ops
If you know of a community plant sale emphasizing nursery-propagated native plants that we’ve missed, please let us know so we can add them to our list.
Nurseries that Specialize in Propagating Native Plants
Burnt Meadow Nursery
Family-owned native nursery and blueberry farm. Wholesale only
Family-owned nursery propagating many woodland natives. Open Wednesday through Sunday.
Garden in the Woods
The botanic garden of the New England Wild Flower Society has a large number of native perennials, ferns, shrubs, trees and vines for sale. Nasami Farm
in Whately, Mass, is their production nursery.
Helia Native Nursery
Nursery that grows native perennials, trees and shrubs, and preserves native genotypes through seed banking.
Small seed grown Maine native plants. Please contact to visit, arrange a delivery, or order by mail.
Nursery that propagates a large selection of native species. Wholesale only
Columbus, New Jersey
Pinelands Nursery supplies millions of plants for environmental restorations throughout the Mid-Atlantic States. With seed collection in New Jersey, Virginia and New York, they are proud to be able to propagate plants that are genetically adapted to local conditions. Wholesale only
Family-owned organic nursery specializing in field grown selection of native species and medicinal herbs. Call for an appointment. Also sold at the Belfast Co-op and other vendors including Urban Gardens in Topsham, Eldridge Lumber in York, Sheepscot General, and Sprague’s Nursery in Bangor.
Van Berkum Nursery
Deerfield, New Hampshire
Native perennials, including many woodland species, sold through many commercial nurseries. Look at their offerings and ask your local nursery to special order the species you want. Wholesale only
Local nurseries and large commercial nurseries may offer a selection of native plants, some propagated in-house or purchased. Inquire ahead of time about their selection of natives as plants are often mixed in with exotic species and it can be hard for the novice to navigate.
If you know of a nursery or emphasizing nursery propagated native plants that we’ve missed, please let us know so we can check them out.