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

Our online store is temporarily closed. We hope to be able to update the online inventory as soon as possible, but there have been a lot of unanticipated life events this season that have complicated our time for computer crunching.

Our plant stand will open 05/28/22 this year and we'll be working a few markets as well.
  • 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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  • Common Ninebark (<em>Physocarpus opulifolius</em>) Quick View
    • Common Ninebark (<em>Physocarpus opulifolius</em>) Quick View
    • Common Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

    • $15.00
    • 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 gallon-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. Ken grew 1500 seedlings and selected for a couple that fruited within 3 years from seed. Oikos recently closed their nursery, and we are fortunate to have acquired several of their…
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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)

    • $20.00
    • 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 gallon-sized recycled plastic pots that were donated to…
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  • Rosin Weed  (<em>Silphium integrifolium</em>) Quick View
    • Rosin Weed  (<em>Silphium integrifolium</em>) Quick View
    • Rosin Weed (Silphium integrifolium)

    • $4.00
    • This plant is a favorite of both pollinators and birds and can make a good addition to your native garden. Unlike other tall plants, it topples over less frequently. It spreads slower than many other perennial sunflowers, making it work well in small garden spaces. Plants are currently provided in recycled plastic pots donated to our nursery by community members…
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  • Silky Dogwood (<em>Cornus amomum</em>) Quick View
    • Silky Dogwood (<em>Cornus amomum</em>) Quick View
    • Silky Dogwood (Cornus amomum)

    • $15.00
    • 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 gallon-sized recycled plastic pots that were donated to our nursery by community members.
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