2019 Illinois Native Plant Sales

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Looking to add native plants to your landscape this year? Here is a list of  Illinois native plant sales by county plus a few in nearby Indiana and Wisconsin. More native plant sales may be added as new information becomes available. A list of nurseries that sell native plants follows.


Lake County

Citizens for Conservation
Onsite sale will take place May 4-5  2019 from 9am-3pm and will be held on the grounds of Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL. Pre-order online until April 14. Also, fall tree and shrub sale by pre-order only in August for delivery in September each year. 


Lake County Forest Preserves Native Plant Sale 
Saturday, May 11th, 2019  9am-3pm  Sunday, May 12, 10am- 2pm

16490 Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048 


Openlands Native Tree & Plant sale
Order online by April 28 for best prices and widest selections. Preorder pickup May 17-18 and May 24-25 10am to 3pm. Visit the pop up shop for on sight purchases May 18-31 (closed Mondays & Tuesdays) 9am-3pm, located at Almond Marsh Forest Preserve, 32492 Almond Rd. Grayslake, IL.



McHenry County

Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee
Sunday  May 5, 2019  at McHenry County College
Noon to 3 pm. 150 Species of forbs, grasses and ferns.


The Land Conservancy of McHenry County Spring Plant Sale 
Spring plant orders March 1-May 6, 2019. This is a pre-order plant sale with plant pick-up on May 1o from 10am-3pm and May 11 9-11am at the TLC office,
4622 Dean St., Woodstock, IL 60098  



Winnebago County

Wild Ones: Rock River Valley Chapter Native Plant Sale
Plant orders information pending
Pick up pending



Cook County

Schaumburg Community Garden Club Native Plant Sale
Pre-order now thru May 3, 2019.  Plant Pick up  Saturday, May 18th & Sunday May 19, 2019
Spring Valley Nature Center, 1111 E. Schaumburg Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60193 


Irons Oaks Native Plant Sale
Pre-order now thru May 1, 2019 pick up May 11th, 2019 9am-12pm
2453 Vollmer Rd, Olympia Fields, IL 60461


West Cook Wild Ones Spring  2019 Native Plant Sale

Order online now. Pickup is Saturday, June 1, 2019  10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church parking lot, 405 S. Euclid Ave. in Oak Park.



DuPage County

Kane-Dupage Soil and Water Conservation District Native Plant Sale
Pre-order by April 22, 2019 for prairie, pond and woodland plants. Pick up May 31, 2019
2315 Dean St, St. Charles, IL 60175 


Wheaton Park District Native Plant Sale 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8:30am-11pm
Public Works Building, 821 W. Liberty Dr, Wheaton, IL


DuPage Forest Preserve District Native Plant Sale 
Friday, May 10, 2019 11am-7pm & Saturday May11,2019  9am -2pm
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. Oak Brook, IL 60523


The Conservation Foundation Native Plant Sale 
Pre-order now through April 21, 2019.  Pickup May 11, 2019  8am-1pm.
McDonald Farm, 10S404 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville, IL 60565



Will County

The Nature Foundation -Bringing Nature Home Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 18th, 2019 9am-2pm
Sugar Creek Administration Center 17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet, IL 60433 



Kane County

Northern Kane County Wild Ones Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 4th, 2019 10am-1pm
Hawthorne Hill Nature Center, 28 Brookside Dr., Elgin, IL 60123




Kendall County

Kendall County Forest Preserve District Native Plant Sale 
Online orders due May 5, 2019, in-person sale/pick-up Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10am-12pm
Harris Forest Preserve, 10460 Rt Hwy 71, Yorkville, IL 60560


Wild Ones Illinois Prairie Chapter Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 18th, 2019, 8am – 1pm
Evergreen FS Building
402 N Hershey Rd, Bloomington, IL 61704



Champaign County

Grand Prairie Friends Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 11th, 2019, 8AM-1PM
Lincoln Square
201 Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL 61801 



Sangamon County

Illinois Native Plant Society Central Chapter Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9am-1pm
Illinois State Fairgrounds Commodities Pavilion
Springfield, IL 62702




Friends of Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale
Friday April 12, 2019 12pm Saturday, April 12, 2019 12pm
Dunes Visitors Center 1215 N. State Road 49, Chesterton, IN

friends of the indiana dunes 2019 native plant sale


Gibson Woods Wild Ones Native Plant Sale 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 
6201 Parrish Ave, Hammond, IN 46323




Wild Ones Menomonee River Area Native Plant Sale
June 2019
Johnson?s Nursery, W180 N6275 Marcy Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051



Area Nurseries Selling Native Plants

*Items with asterisk are not exclusively natives, but are shown in listings of resources selling native plants. There may be additional full-service nurseries that carry some natives.


West Suburban Locations

*The Growing Place (Two Locations) NGN

Natural Garden Native brand
25 W 471 Plank Road, Naperville, IL 60563
Naperville: (630) 355-4000

2000 Montgomery Road, Aurora, IL 60504
Aurora: (630) 820-8088

NOTE: Natural Garden Natives TM (NGN) is a true native brand that represents natives sourced from within 90 miles of St. Charles. They can be purchased directly from the warehouse of Midwest Groundcovers (below). They can also be found at numerous nurseries as listed here. Look for NGN


*Planters Palette
28 West 571 Roosevelt Road
Winfield, IL 60190


Natural Communities
No brick and mortar location. Order online and pick up on Route 25 in Batavia or at various plant sales they supply. See the website FAQs for more information.
Tel: (331) 248-1016


*Midwest Groundcovers LLC Natural Garden Natives
6N800 Illinois Route 25
P.O. Box 748 , St. Charles, IL 60174 (near Bartlett)
Tel: 847/742-1790 Fax: 847/742-2655


*Wasco Nursery
41W781 Route 64, St. Charles, IL 60175
Tel: (630) 584-4424 (West of Randall Road)


Byron Nursery (Wholesale only)
POBox 125
St. Charles, IL 60174


Linda?s Loves (charitable)
4509 Wilson Ave., Downers Grove.
Tel: (630) 971-2411 by appointment only.
Email: Linda at [email protected]


Northwest Suburban Locations

Blazing Star Nursery
2107 Edgewood Drive
Woodstock, IL 60098


Ohana Farms
Tree and Shrub Nursery in Marengo, IL
They have a selection of natives included in their stock.


Natives Haven Native Wildflower Nursery
13809 Durkee Rd, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 344-6623


Red Buffalo Nursery
5515 Hill Rd., Richmond, IL, McHenry County
Tel: 815-678-4848 
Email:[email protected]



Possibility Place Nursery
7548 W. Monee-Manhattan Road, Monee, IL 60449
Tel: 708/534-3988 Fax: 708/534-6272 By appointment only.
Web: http://www.possibilityplace.com

Further Afield: Other native plant nurseries can be found through the Plant Native website, the Illinois listing is here.


Mail Order Native Plant Nurseries

Prairie Moon Nursery ? highly-respected nursery with all native plants, pure species. Selling seeds, potted trays and bare root stock. About 700 Species. Online catalog, (great Plant Finder feature) or physical catalog. http://www.prairiemoon.com


Prairie Nursery ? another highly-respected nursery with a long history or selling native plants. Pure species. Seeds and plants. Plant finder feature for the online catalog, or request a catalog.


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