2015 Native Plant Sales
Conserve Lake County
Shop Online - March 21 -May 3 Choose from over 160 different species of native trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials. Pick up at our onsite sale May 14- May 16
Shop in Person
Members Only May 14-15 noon - 8 p.m. (Members get 10% discount)
General Public May 16-17 10 a.m - 4 p.m.
May 18 - 22 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
May 23 - 24 10 a.m - 4 p.m.
Conserve Lake County, 32492 N. Almond Rd. Grayslake, Il 60030 http://www.conservelakecounty.org
Celebrating its 20th year, Conserve Lake County is the largest non-profit, county-wide, membership-based conservation organization in Lake County, Illinois. It provides the inspiration, expertise and resources that people need to care for their own land and the land they share.
Natural Communities Native Plants
March 31, Tuesday is the Early-bird ordering deadline for discounts. Over 100 local genotype plants, shrubs & trees. Use the code “Early Bird” in the Order Summary box at checkout for a 10% discount at: Natural Communities Native Plants. We provide pre-orders for multiple native plant sales (see below) or Rt. 25 pick-up in Batavia;.
· April 18, Saturday, Geneva's Natural Resources Committee Annual Earth Day Event 11am to 3pm. Event sales only no pre-orders. Peck Farm Park 4038 Kaneville Rd, Geneva. Geneva's Natural Resources Committee Earth Day 2015
· May 3, Sunday, Green Earth Fair, 12:30-5:00. McDonald Farm 10 S 404 Knoch Knolls Rd., Naperville. 630-664-5681. Varied presenter sales and place pre-orders here prior to Saturday, April 25. Select Green Earth Fair pick up at checkout. Website: Green Earth Fair 2015. McDonald Farm
· May 16, Saturday, West Chicago’s Blooming Fest . Pre-orders and event sales. Over 100 local genotype plants, shrubs & trees available by pre-order, place pre-orders here prior to May 9th. Select Blooming Fest pick up at check out. West Chicago’s Blooming Fest Down Town West Chicago
Pre-orders and orders can be placed on the Natural Communities website at naturalcommunities.myshopify.com
Kankakee County Soil and Water Conservation District
Many native flowers have beautiful blooms that attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife. We hope you will give natives a try! If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Michelle at (815) 937-8940 ext. 101 or Michelle.Pearion@il.nacdnet.net. Photos of most plants available can be found at http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/ Please place your order early to ensure availability.
Orders are due on April 14th. Plants will be available for pick-up on Saturday May 30th from 9-1 at the Kankakee County Soil and Water Conservation District Office at 685 Larry Power Road in Bourbonnais. Most plants will be 2 ¼ inch plugs or in 2 ½ inch small pots. It is anticipated that additional species and extra plants may be available for purchase on the day of pick-up.
Click here to see the plant list and for contact information.
Illinois Native Plant Society
Saturday, April 25th 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Illinois State Fairgrounds Commodity Pavilion
801 E. Sangamon Avenue, Springfield, IL 62702
For more information: ill-inps.org/index.php/central-plant-sale or call (217) - 243-6055
Annual Native Plant Sale
Sunday, April 26
Noon - 4 pm
Earth Day Celebration
Emily Oaks Nature Center
4650 Brummel Street, Skokie, IL 60076
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County
Spring & Fall Oak Sale
place orders online until May 1, 2015
pickup on May 15th 9a.m. – 4 p.m. and May 16th 10 a.m. – noon at TLC’s office 4622 Dean Street, P.O. Box 352, Woodstock, IL
More information can be found here: http://www.conservemc.org/ways-to-help/shop-with-tlc/spring-fall-oak-sale
Citizens for Conservation’s Native Plant, Tree, and Shrub Sale
Saturday and Sunday, May 2 – 3, 2015
450 West Highway 22, Lake Barrington, IL (barn area on east side of Good Shepherd Hospital)
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Friday, May 8, 2015 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Mayslake Peabody Estate
1717 West 31st Street, Oak Brook, IL
Grand Prairie Friends
Saturday, May 9th 8:00am to 1:00pm
Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL
Irons Oaks Environmental Learning Center
May 9, 2015, 9:00 am to noon
2453 Vollmer Road, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
Information found on our website. Pre-orders accepted until May 6.
Lake County Forest Preserves
Mother's Day Weekend
Saturday, May 9
9 am–3 pm
Sunday, May 10
10 am–2 pm
Independence Grove–North Bay Pavilion, Libertyville, IL
The preserve's main entrance is on Buckley Road (Route 137), just east of Milwaukee Avenue (Route 21), and west of River Road. Pets are not permitted in the preserve.
There are no pre-orders available. Rain Barrels and Compost Bins are available for purchase on Saturday only.
Illinois Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones
Native Plant Sale – Build Your Own Garden
May 16, 2015 from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Evergreen FS Building (formally the Extension Building)
402 N Hershey Road, Bloomington, IL
Most forbs are $3.00 for chapter members and $3.50 for non-members. Trees and shrubs are $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Memberships can be purchased the day of the sale ($37 for an annual family membership).
For additional information contact: Sherrie Snyder email@example.com
Lake Forest Open Lands Association
Go Native! Plant & Tree Sale
Mellody Farm Nature Preserve
Saturday, May 16
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Welcome in spring with Lake Forest Open Lands and The City of Lake Forest. A wide variety of native grasses, woodland wildflowers, prairie and savanna plants, shrubs and trees will be available for purchase. Arborists and plant specialists will be on hand to answer questions.
Pre-orders are available in limited quantities.
All pre-orders are to be picked up at the Go Native! Plant & Tree Sale, 350 North Waukegan Road, Lake Forest on Saturday, May 16th, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sierra Club Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 16
10 am til ? Come early – avoid disappointment!
Town Square Pavillion
100 North Illinois (near intersection of US 51 North and Hwy 13 West)
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Large selection of plants native to southern Illinois – hardy, beautiful, pollinator friendly, and low maintenance. Plants are reasonably priced.
We will have more than 1000 plants of many species, including perennial wildflowers, grasses trees, shrubs, and vines for shade and sun. There will also be plants for rain gardens (moist to wet soil).
Contact Ruth Kelley, Plant Sale chairman
(618) 684-2196 or firstname.lastname@example.org
West Cook Chapter of Wild Ones Native Landscapers
Native Plant Conference, Dominican University at Harlem and Division in River Forest on May 17th. (Plant pickup for pre-orders will occur at this event. Other plants may be available for sale on this day.)
Pre-orders now being taken at wild-ones-west-cook.myshopify.com until March 31st.
You can find more information about these events at http://westcook.wildones.org/
Plant Sale at the Grove
Saturday, May 16 - Sunday, May 17
10 am - 4 pm
The Grove National Historic Landmark, 1421 Milwaukee Avenue, Glenview 847-299-6096
Pre-order forms can be found at the website www.thegroveglenview.org
List of native plants for sale can be found here
"Bringing Nature Home" Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 30
9 am - 3 pm
Sugar Creek Administration Center, 17540 West Laraway Road, Joliet
For more information, including plant lists and pricing, visit here