Wild bird populations have been declining for decades. These native plants provide important resources to birds and are critical for their survival.

  • American Elderberry (<em>Sambucus canadensis</em>)Quick View
    • American Elderberry (<em>Sambucus canadensis</em>)Quick View
    • American Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis)

    • $20.00
    • American Elderberries form thick shrubs that tolerate various soil types and grow quite tall. The small white flowers that grow in thick clusters and followed by edible berries that some prize for their medicinal properties. The berries must be cooked before consumption but are easy to make into a syrup that often relied on for reported immune boosting properties. Elderberries…
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  • Arrowwood Viburnum (<em>Viburnum dentatum</em>)Quick View
  • Common Ninebark (<em>Physocarpus opulifolius</em>)Quick View
    • Common Ninebark (<em>Physocarpus opulifolius</em>)Quick View
    • Common Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

    • $10.00
    • Older stems peel in many shades of brown giving the plant its namesake. It has beautiful white blossoms in June and its branches and foliage provide shelter and cover for many types of birds. Plants are currently being sold in quart-sized recycled plastic pots that were donated to our nursery by community members.
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  • Fruitful American Cranberry(<em>Viburnum trilobum</em>)Quick View
    • Fruitful American Cranberry(<em>Viburnum trilobum</em>)Quick View
    • Fruitful American Cranberry (Viburnum trilobum)

    • $10.00
    • An open-pollinated strain originating from a wild cranberry bush found in a Michigan wetland that was selected and grown for years by the famous local nursery, Oikos Tree Corps. Oikos recently closed their nursery, and we are fortunate to have acquired several of their naturally enriched native plant strains. Plants will grow to fruit heavy at a young age…
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  • Northern Wild Raisin(<em>Viburnum cassinoides</em>)Quick View
    • Northern Wild Raisin(<em>Viburnum cassinoides</em>)Quick View
    • Northern Wild Raisin (Viburnum cassinoides)

    • $6.00
    • Wild raisins make an attractive fruit and flower and are great for nibbling while walking around the yard. The plant produces clusters of dark blue fruit that can be used to make a drink or left to raisin up as it dries on the shrub. When the fruit has turned soft and black then the flavor is like a dried…
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  • Red-osier Dogwood (<em>Cornus sericea</em>)Quick View
    • Red-osier Dogwood (<em>Cornus sericea</em>)Quick View
    • Red-osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

    • $10.00
    • This fast-growing species serves as a host plant to Spring Azure caterpillars. Red Osier Dogwood also yields fruits that are favorites of wild birds and other wildlife. This species of Dogwood has dark red stems that can be quite striking against white snow throughout the winter. Plants are currently being sold in quart-sized recycled plastic pots that were donated to…
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  • Silky Dogwood (<em>Cornus amomum</em>)Quick View
    • Silky Dogwood (<em>Cornus amomum</em>)Quick View
    • Silky Dogwood (Cornus amomum)

    • $10.00
    • Also called Pale Dogwood and Swamp Dogwood, this plant has early blooms followed by fruits loved by many bird species. The species also serves as a host plant to the Spring Azure caterpillars. Plants are currently being sold in quart-sized recycled plastic pots that were donated to our nursery by community members.
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