Sales are grouped by county, proceeding north to south, and were originally organized chronologically within county.  

Organizations

McHenry County

Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee
May 1, 2022  First Sunday in May at McHenry County College
Noon to 3 PM  Cash and check only. 150 Species of forbs, grasses and ferns.  Sale has enjoyed an excellent reputation for 30 years.  Excellent Selection.  http://www.thewppc.org/sale.html  Sales from other vendors available at same location.  

The Land Conservancy of McHenry County Spring Sustainability Sale
2022 Pre-orders April 1-27, Pickup May 13, 10am to 4 pm, and May 14, 9-12 
Check website for further details.
4622 Dean St., Woodstock, IL 60098
Trees, shrubs, plants, herbs, vegetables, rain barrels, and composters.
www.conservemc.org 

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION MASTER GARDENERS of McHENRY COUNTY
No 2022 information available at this time.
PO Box 1430  | 1102 McConnell Rd | Woodstock IL 60098
Phone: 815 338 3737
dahlfors@illinois.edu | web.extension. Illinois.edu/l  

Lake County

Openlands Native Plant Sale (formerly Conserve Lake County) – 
Online ordering available now, thru the fall
Openlands is partnering with Possibility Place Nursery. 
Selection will change thru the season.  Plants will be delivered
Please check https://www.possibilityplace.com/order-online?partner=ol

Friends of Volo Bog Native Plant Sale
2022 Online Orders thru April 22 @ 3:00 pm
Pick-up is April 30 at Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside, IL behind the Visitor Center. Order online at https://www.friendsofvolobog.org/fovb-native-tree-shrub-sale

Citizens for Conservation
Order online thru April 17, 2022. Pick-up May 6 and 7, 
held on grounds of Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.  In person sale on May 7 and 8 as well.
 Over 200 varieties of forbs, ferns, grasses, trees and shrubs.  Check http://citizensforconservation.org  Also fall tree and shrub sale by pre-order only in August for delivery in September each year.

Lake Forest Open Lands Go Native! Plant Sale
No 2022 Information
Mellody Farm Nature Preserve  
Saturday, May 16th, 2020  8AM-1PM
350 North Waukegan Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045
http://www.lfola.org/go-native-plant-tree-sale 

The Gardeners of Central Lake County Garden Club 
No 2022 Information
817 W. Lake Street, Libertyvillle
Beautiful healthy local plants for sun or shade, Cash or check http://www.gardenersofcentrallakecounty.org  or call Cindy at 847-772-2186
Knowledgeable club members on hand to help you with your selection.   

Lake County Forest Preserves Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 9am to 3 pm and
Sunday, May 8, from 10 am to 2 pm.
North Bay Pavilion at Independence Grove in Libertyville
16400 Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048
https://www.lcfpd.org/plant-sale/

The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners of Lake County
Saturday, May 21, 2022
 annual plant sale – Featuring a selection of nursery grown plant varieties not readily available in traditional garden centers – Natives, new cultivars of perennials, grasses and pollinator-friendly plants. Many varieties of home-grown tomatoes and vegetables, as well as gently used garden-related items will also be available for sale. Payments accepted in cash, check or charge.
University of Illinois Extension, 100 S. Highway 45, Grayslake, IL 60030.  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  For further information, go to     Lake County Master Gardener 2022 Plant Sale: University of Illinois Extension  or phone 847-223-8627 

Winnebago County

Wild Ones Rock River Valley Chapter – Rockford area
Advance orders are due Friday, April 22, 2022
Members-only pick-up Thursday, May 5, 3-7 pm.
Order Pickup and Public Sales, Friday, May 6, 3-7 pm and Saturday, May 7, 9-2 pm.
The pickup location is 4601 Paulson Rd. Caledonia, IL
http://wildonesrrvc.org/Plant_Sales.html

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Cook County

Chicago Audubon Native Plant Sale 
Order online on their website (below).  Pickup date is Sunday, May 22. 2022
12:00-2:00pm at North Park Village Nature Center,
5801 N Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60646.
Please contact Nancy Bradt at nbdoodle@yahoo.com
        for plant suggestions
https://www.chicagoaudubon.org/native-plant-sale

Skokie Park District Earth Day Plant Sale
April 24, 2022, 12 noon to 4 pm
4650 Brummel St, Skokie, IL 60076
847-677-7001
https://www.skokieparks.org/special-events

Go Green Wilmette 2022 Native Plant Sale
Saturday May 7th, 2022  9:00 – 11:00 am
Pick-up Location Gillson Park Beach Parking Lot,  Wilmette, IL
Check website for details
http://www.gogreenwilmette.org/plantsale/

Lake Catherine Nature Center
Saturday May 7, 2022, 10 am to 1 pm
7402 W. Lake Catherine Drive, Palos Heights
http://www.lakekatherine.org/special-events.cfm

Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies
3701 Davis St.
Skokie, Illinois  60076
Sunday May 15th, 2022   9am-2pm
Also place preorders at  https://dr-bessie-rhodes-magnet-school-pta.square.site/   
Questions contact Tim  Timothyneuendorf@gmail.com

Irons Oaks Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 14, 2022, 9-12 pm
Check website for details
Iron Oaks – Vollmer Parking Lot
http://www.ironsoaks.com/

Thorn Creek Audubon Society/Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Limited Open Sale, Check Website
Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve
1100 Ridge Road, Homewood, IL 60430
Thorn Creek Native Plant Sale

Schaumburg Community Garden Club
Schaumburg Park District
ONLINE Preorder only, Pick-up only. Pre-orders thru April 29 
Pre-ordering information available on website
1111 E. Schaumburg Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60193
http://schaumburggardenclub.org/plantsales/native-plant-sale/

Sag Moraine Native Plant Community
June 4, 2022, 9AM – 2 PM
Individual native plants will be available for sale at Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60465.
Visit the Sag Moraine website to learn more about the Sag Moraine mission and upcoming educational webinars: https://sagmoraine.org
Contacts for the sale are:
Linda Negele, linda.negele@sag.moraine.org, 248-701-7054 (mobile)
Catherine Bryla, catherine.bryla@sag.moraine.org

Comfort Station Native Plant Sale
Brentano Elementary Math and Science Academy
2723 N. Fairfield Avenue
Pre-orders April 28 through May 28
Pick-ups June 11, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Visit website for more details
www.comfortstationlogansquare.org

Wild Ones West Cook Chapter Native Plant Sale
June 9-11, 2022, Online ordering now open.
Check website for details
405 S Euclid Ave, Oak Park, IL 6030
2022 Native Plant Sale
West Cook Wild Ones

DuPage County

Morton Arboretum Plant Sale
2022 April 28 thru May 1.  9 am to 4 pm.
Ticketed entry. Please refer to website for details

Requires admission to Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle
Different availabilities for members
Morton Arboretum Plant Sale

Kane-Dupage Soil and Water Conservation District Native Plant Sale
April 29, 2022  last day to pre-order plants
Please check website for details.  2315 Dean St, St. Charles, IL 60175
http://www.kanedupageswcd.org/sales.htm

Wheaton Park District Native Plant Sale
Saturday, April 23th, 2022  from 8:30AM-11:00 AM
820 W. Liberty Dr, Wheaton, IL
Check details here http://wheatonparkdistrict.com/

College of DuPage Native Plant Sale
Friday, May 13, 2022, 8 am to 5:30  pm
Health and Science Center (HSC) Greenhouse
Check this link for information.

DuPage County Forest Preserve District Native Plant Sale
2022  Friday, May 12 – 4-7 pm pre-sale.  
Shop in person, May 13, 10-7, and 14, 9-2. Refer to website
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St. in Oak Brook
630-933-7247.
Shop for flowers, grasses, trees and shrubs and get expert advice
https://www.dupageforest.org/native-plant-sale 

The Conservation Foundation Native Plant Sale
Through April 26, 2022
Do check details on the website
10S404 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville, IL 60565
http://www.theconservationfoundation.org/

Annual Naperville Community Gardeners Plant Sale
No 2022 Information
Wide selection of Native pollinator plants, shared member Perennials, Annuals and Veggies Naperville’s Ron Ory Garden Plots On West St.More info at http/napervillecommunitygardeners.org.

 

Kane County

Kane County Forest Preserve Foundation
2022 Order Online thru April 15
Check website for details
LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserves in St. Charles
https://kaneforestpreservefoundation.org

Greater Kane County Wild Ones Native Plant Sale
Wild Ones, Greater Kane County Chapter 2022 public plant sale will be May14th at                     Gray Willow Farm in Campton Township. Plants will be sourced from Taylor Creek, Possibility Place, Majestic Oaks and Pizzo.
Northernkanecounty.wildones.org

Kendall County

Plano Middle School Native Plant Sale
Order thru Friday, May 6, 2022
Pick up date of May 18 and July 20.
802 S. Hale St., Plano, IL 60545
Check website for details
https://www.plano88.org/article/706780 

Kendall County Forest Preserve District Native Plant Sale
No 2022 Information at this time.
10460  Rt. Highway 71, Yorkville
https://naturalcommunities.net/pages/kendall-county-native-plant-sale

Will County

Forest Preserve District of Will County
Bringing Nature Home Native Plant Sale
Online ordering thru May 1, pick up May 14 and 15
17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet, IL 60433
More than 150 species of  native perennials,  trees and shrubs
https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/News-Events/Event-Calendar/

Kankakee County

Illinois Native Plant Society Native Plant Sale List
Not all sales are INPS – Check https://illinoisplants.org/native-plant-sales/
There will be some duplication with this list.

Indiana locations

Friends of Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale
April 23th, 2022, 9-1 pm
1000 W. Oak Hill Road, Porter, IN.  Check website for details.  
http://friendofindianadunes.org/

Gibson Woods Wild Ones 16th Annual Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 7, 2022, 9-3pm.  See website for details
201 S. Colfax, Griffith, IN 46317  
http://www.gw-wildones.org/

Wisconsin location

Wild Ones Menomonee River Area Native Plant Sale
No 2022 information
W180 N6275 Marcy Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53052 http://menomoneeriverarea.wildones.org/native-plant-sale/

Nurseries Selling Native Plants

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
http://thegrowingplace.com/

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, above. They can also be found at numerous nurseries here: http://www.naturalgardennatives.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/wheretobuy.find .  Look for NGN

*Planters Palette
28 West 571 Roosevelt Road
Winfield, IL 60190
630-293-1040
Planterspalette.com

Natural Communities
Algonquin;
Tel: (331) 248-1016 Nick Fuller  Appointment suggested.
Web: NaturalCommunities, Batavia  Email: natives@naturalcommunities.net

*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
Web: http://www.midwestgroundcovers.com.

*Wasco Nursery
41W781 Route 64, St. Charles, IL 60175
Tel: (630) 584-4424 (West of Randall Road)
Web: Wasco Nursery  Pollinator Kits $99
They have a selection of native plants included in their stock

Byron Native Nursery (Wholesale only)
POBox 125
St. Charles, IL 60174
630-513-5105
Byronnursery.com

Linda’s Loves (charitable)
4509 Wilson Ave., Downers Grove.
Tel: (630) 971-2411 by appointment only.
Web:  Linda’s Loves 2016 Plants.  Email: Linda at melin80@sbcglobal.net

Northwest Suburban Locations

Glacier Oaks Nursery
8216 White Oaks Road
Harvard, IL, 60033
815-482-7404
glacieroaksnursery.com

Hawthorn Gardens Center and Gift Store
24481 N. Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
Phone number is: 847-726-0627
Www.hawthorngardens.net
They provide a selection of straight native species and will provide curbside pick-up.

Blazing Star Nursery
2107 Edgewood Drive
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-4716
blazingstar.com

Ohana FarmsTree and Shrub Nursery in Marengo, IL.
http://ohana-farms.com
They have a selection of natives included in their stock.

Natives Haven Native Wildflower Nursery
13809 Durkee Rd, Harvard, IL 60033
(815) 344-6623
http://www.nativeshaven.com

Red Buffalo Nursery
 5515 Hill Road, Richmond, IL, 60071
Tel: 815-678-4848 
Web: http://redbuffalonursery.com/  Email:jack@redbuffalonursery.com
Check their website for information.

Natural Communities Native Plants  This company does not have a brick and mortar store, but serves the Chicago area.  Free local pick-up.
Orders shipped.  https://naturalcommunities.net  This listing overlaps with the entry further down of Natural Communities, but there is somewhat different information.

Cook County, North Suburban

Pollinator Prairie Patch
Northwest side of Chicago
Visits by appointment only
Call 773-510-2486
www.PollinatorPrairiePatch.com

Reds Garden Center  Carries a selection of native plants.
3460 Dundee Road, Northbrook, IL
847-272-1209
http://www.redsgardencenter.com 

South of the Chicago Area

Possibility Place Nursery
7548 W. Monee-Manhattan Road, Monee, IL 60449
Tel: 708/534-3988 Fax: 708/534-6272  By appointment only.
As of July, 2018, you can order a selection of plants online.
Web: www.possibilityplace.com

Possibility Place has partnered with Sag Moraine Native Plant Community.  Sag Moraine is a non- profit, all volunteer organization committed to promoting native plants and ecological landscaping in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.  Every time a purchase is made at Possibility Place through a link on Sag Moraine’s website or Facebook page, a portion of the proceeds goes to continue the work of Sag Moraine.  Help Sag Moraine by purchasing native plants with this linkhttps://sagmoraine.org/resources/

Further Afield:  Other native plant nurseries can be found through the Plant Natives webpage.  Illinois is on this page:  http://www.plantnative.org/nd_idtoks.htm

*Listings 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

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.  http://www.prairienursery.com

Please check native plant nurseries for a more complete list of
native plant nurseries.