Arrive before scheduled time for best selection, prioritize your list.
ALL Chicagoland native plant species sold/listed link from this page! (Nursery inventory at bottom)
Locate plant pictures at: http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
True native species have two names only. ?Cultivars? have a third name inside apostrophes.
March 14, Monday. Last day to ordertrees and shrubs, 31 native species. Kane ? DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District. Pick-up date is Wednesday April 20, 2016 at Kane-DuPage SWCD office 2315 Dean St., St. Charles. Kane-DuPage Order Form 2016 MapQuest pickup: Kane DuPage Soil Conservation Office
April 9, Saturday. Friends of Indiana Dunes 20th Annual Native Plant Sale, 8AM. Over 100 species, consultants. Inidana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 Indiana Highway 49, Porter, IN. Between US 20 and I-94.
April 22 & 23, Friday/Saturday. Rock River Valley Wild Ones Native Woodland Plant Sale 3PM (Fri)/ 9AM (Sat). 25 Woodland plant forbs, 5 Woodland grasses/sedges, 5 Woodland Ferns. 2016 Woodland Plants Rock River 15813 Anderson Rd., Durand, IL. Woodland Plants Pickup
April 23, Saturday. 2016 Geneva Earth Day Celebration. 11AM-3PM. Vendor Sales. 4038 Kaneville Rd. Geneva. Map: Peck Farm Park
April 25, Monday. Last day to order prairie plants, hummingbird and pond PACKAGES. Kane ? DuPage Soil and Water Conservation District. Pick-up date is Wednesday May 18, 2016 at Kane-DuPage SWCD office 2315 Dean St., St. Charles. Kane-DuPage Order Form 2016 MapQuest pickup: Kane DuPage Soil Conservation Office
April 30, Saturday. Wheaton Park District 16th Annual Plant Sale 8:30 AM. 100 forbs, 24 shrubs, 27 trees, 18 grasses/sedges, 8 ferns and 2 vines. No pre-orders CASH or CHECK only. Low prices, goes fast!! Wheaton 2016 Native Plant Sale or Wheaton 2016 Plant List. Wheaton Public Works Building, 821 W. Liberty Drive, Wheaton. Across from the Wheaton Police Station. Wheaton Plants Pickup Spot
April 30 Saturday. Illinois Native Plant Society 9AM. 2016 List TBD. 2014 had 75 species of shrubs and trees, 101forbs. INPS 2016 Plant Sale Commodities Pavilion, across from the Grandstand at Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield.
May 1, Sunday. Schaumburg Park District and Schaumburg Community Garden Club Plant Sale 10AM 58 plant forb species, 6 grasses, 1 vine, 10 trees and shrubs and 3 ferns. Pre-orders may be picked up one day early. Schaumburg Native Plant Sale 2016 for plants and pre-orders. Meineke Nature Center at Spring Valley, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, 847-706-6767 Mapquest link: Schaumburg Nature Center
May 1, Sunday. Bolingbrook Park District, 11 AM. Same day sales and native planting seminar. Vendor Sales – Possibility Place. Hidden Oaks Nature Center, 419 Trout Farm Rd, Bolingbrook. Hidden Oaks Nature Center
May 6 & 7, Friday/Saturday. Forest Preserve of DuPage Native Plant Sale 11AM ? 7PM (Fri.), Sat 9-3. 55 forbs, 6 grasses/sedges, 7 shrubs, 6 trees in 2015; 2016 TBD. Pre-orders may be picked up one day early, Thursday. Tented, pictures shown. DuPage Forest Native Plant Sale 2016 List:DuPage 2016 Plant List Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. MapQuest: Mayslake Estate
May 6 & 7, Friday/Saturday. Mens Garden Club of Villa Park, 21st Spring Plant Sale 9AM-4PM. 17 forbs, 4 grasses/sedges, 1 fern; Villa Park Plant sale List has some pictures. Community Rec Bldg., 320 E. Wildwood, Villa Park Villa Park Map .
May 7, Saturday. Gibson Woods Plant 16th Native Plant Sale 9AM. 84 forbs, 17 grasses and sedges, 17 trees/shrubs, and 10 ferns. All Natives, no cultivars!!! Link to plant list: Gibson Woods 2016 Plant Sale Gibson Woods Nature Center, 6201 Parrish Ave., Hammond, IN. MapQuest link for directions: Gibson Woods MapQuest
May 7, Saturday. Northern Kane County Wild Ones 9AM Plant list TBD, Kane County 2016 Plant Sale Hawthorn Hill Nature Center, 28 Brookside Dr., Elgin. NE corner of US 20 (Lake St.) and Randall. Hawthorn Hill Nature Center
May 7, Saturday. McDonald Farm Plant Sale 8AM – 3PM .153 plants shrubs and trees. Farm tours member preorder discount. Preorder by April 24th. McDonald Farm Plant Sale 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville. McDonald Farm MapQuest
May 7 & 8, Saturday/ Sunday. Citizens for Conservation 20th Annual Native Plant Shrub and Tree Sale 9AM ? 3PM 121 plant forb species, 25 grass and sedges, 29 shrubs, 30 trees, and 10 ferns (list is scrubbed from website now, no link). Sorted packages available, milkweeds discounted, Mother’s Day coupons available. Trees and shrubs by pre-order only, pre-orders may be picked up one day early, Friday. 459 W. Highway 22 in Lake Barrington,Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital -Barn on East .
May 7 & 8, Saturday/ Sunday. Lake County Forest Preserves Native Plant Sale 9AM-3PM (Sat)/10AM-2PM (Sun). 120 forbs-flowers, 12 grasses, 5 sedges, 7 ferns, 2 vines, 33 trees/shrubs. Listed by common name:Lake County FPD Native Plant Sale 16490 Highway 137, Libertyville, Independence Grove FP, east of Des Plaines River, west of Tri-State Tollway: Independence Grove Map
May 13 & 14, Friday/Saturday. Rock River Valley Wild Ones Native Prairie Plant Sale 3PM (Fri)/ 11AM (Sat). 49 Forbs, 4 Grasses/Sedges, 1 shrub. Orders due April 25th, member discount.Rock River Wild Ones 2016 Prairie Sale 4601 Paulson Rd., Caledonia IL. Exit Riverside east of I-90, MapQuest: Prairie Plants Pickup
May 14, Saturday. West Cook Wild Ones, Native Plant Sale. 49 forbs, 3 ferns, 8 grasses/sedges. Member discount. Pictures shown; West Cook Wild Ones 2016 Plant Sale Pre-orders must be made by April 15th for pickup near Washington one block east of Oak Park Ave at 405 S Euclid Ave, Oak Park. MapQuest: Euclid Methodist Church
May 14, Saturday. Lake Forest Open Lands Tree and Plant Sale, 8AM – 1PM. Same day sales of various forbs. 16 trees/shrubs. Personal advice. Open Lands Tree and Plant Sale 2016 350 N. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest Mellody Farms Map
May 20, Friday. Barrington Area Conservation Trust, Noon. 8 Forbs, 2 Grasses, 10 Shrubs, 6 Trees. Pre-order only by April 1, 2016 (trees/shrubs May 1). Barrington Area Conservation Sale 200 S. Hough St. Barrington Village Hall (enter off Station St.). Barrington Village Hall Map
May 21, Saturday. West Chicago Blooming Fest, 9AM. Varied presenter sales, same day sales. Downtown Main Street, West Chicago MapQuest: West Chicago Blooming Fest
May 21, Saturday. Forest Preserve District of Will County Native Plant Sale 9AM ? 3PM. More than 100 species of perennials, shrubs, and trees in 2015, 2016 TBD. No pre-orders. All Natives, exhibitors, rain or shine! Will County 2016 Plant List Sugar Creek Administration Center, 17540 Laraway Rd., Joliet 815-727-8700. Mapquest link: Sugar Creek Offices
May 22, Sunday. Greater DuPage Wild Ones. 1-4PM. 100+ forbs, 14 grasses/sedges, 21 trees. Varied presenters. Preorder for best selection by May 8th DuPage Orders . Member discount. 5608 Essex Rd., Lisle. Pickup map: Pat Clancy’s Yard
June 26, Sunday. Save the Prairie Society Native Plant Sale 1 – 4PM. Linda’s Loves Natives will provide true native plants for sale at the Prairie House on Wolf Rd. No Pre-orders. 11225 Constitution Drive, Westchester. This is in the field on the west side of Wolf Rd. between 31st St. and 22nd St. (Cermak). Save the Prairie Society Questions on plants available: firstname.lastname@example.org
September 17th, Saturday. Citizens for Conservation Tree & Shrub Sale 9:30 – Noon. 30 trees (including 6 Oak species), 31 bushes or low trees. Preorder by September 1st, member discount. SE corner of Highway 22 and Kelsey Rd., Barrington, across from Good Shepherd Hospital. CFC Tree/Shrub Sale
NATIVE PLANT NURSERIES may be found at this page: Native Plant Nurseries
Plant Lists to the Native Plant Nurseries:
NAPERVILLE Nursery (type ?native? in search box)
AURORA Nursery (type ?native? in search box)
MONEE Nursery Plant List
ST. CHARLES/Midwest Gr Plant List NGN (East of Fox River, near Bartlett)
ST. CHARLES/WASCO Plant Finder (West of Fox River) or see: Wasco Nursery Native Plants
DOWNERS GROVE Private Sales Fall 2015 see: Linda’s Loves 2016 Plants
BATATVIA Private Sales
McHENRY Area Nursery Plant List
Please call ahead, or check terms for ordering.