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10X Hand Lens with Lanyard

New!  Makes a great gift. Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). The BelOMO 10x Triplet Loupe Magnifier is very high-quality and moderately priced - the best-value hand lens (loupe) that we’ve found.  Lanyard included.


Our price: $42.00
20 Row Seeder Tray - 3 pack

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). This tray works well for starting small amounts of a variety of plant species from seed. Individual rows are 1.25" deep so you can get a good start on the roots. Sold as a pack of 3.


Our price: $19.00
288 Cell Tray - 3 pack

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). If you are interested in starting many plants in a small space, try this sturdy plug tray with 288 small square compartments designed to form individual small plugs for transplanting up to a larger size.  Cell size is .75" across the top and 1" deep.  It can be used with or without a flat underneath. Sold as a pack of 3.


Our price: $19.00
32 Pots with Formed Tray - 3 pack of each

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). It's easy to get carried away with our $2.50 packets and bring many plants to life. Use these light-weight pots that fit securely into a molded tray to transform your small seedlings into sturdy transplants. They can be easily pulled apart for sharing.  The pots are approximately 2.5" by 2.5" across and 3" deep, dimensions that will work well with most root types.  The tray is sturdy and with careful cleaning could last more than one growing season. Sold as a pack of 3 of each the 32 pots and the formed tray.


Our price: $19.00
72 Deep Cell Tray - 3 pack

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). Plants with deep tap roots or woody species will appreciate this extra deep tray.   Imagine what you could do with 72 Milkweed plants or New Jersey Tea or Buttonbush or your own assorted tray. The cell depth is about 3" and the diameter is about 1.5". Sold as a pack of 3.


Our price: $19.00
98 Cell Tray - 3 pack

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).  This tray works well for many perennial plant species. You can germinate seeds directly in this tray or move smaller plugs to this size to grow larger for planting out or transplanting up to a small pot. Cell dimensions are about 1" across and 2" deep.  Sold as a pack of 3.


Our price: $19.00
Agalinis auriculata (Ear-leaf False Foxglove) See details
Agalinis auriculata (Ear-leaf False Foxglove)

New!  An annual.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $30.00
1/4 oz. $55.00
1/2 oz. $105.00
1 oz. $200.00
Amsonia illustris (Ozark Bluestar) See details
Amsonia illustris (Ozark Bluestar)

Featuring terminal clusters of star-like, light blue flowers, Ozark Bluestar grows to 3' tall and flowers in early to mid Spring.  Also referred to as Shining Blue Star.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $5.00
1/4 oz. $8.00
1/2 oz. $13.00
1 oz. $20.00
Argemone polyanthemos (Prickly Poppy) See details
Argemone polyanthemos (Prickly Poppy)

NEW! Prickly Poppy is a white-flowered annual of sandy soils in the Great Plains and further west.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $6.25
1/4 oz. $10.00
1/2 oz. $16.25
1 oz. $25.00
Asclepias sullivantii (Prairie Milkweed)  See details
Asclepias sullivantii (Prairie Milkweed)

Winner of the 2015 Green Thumb Award for Best New Product!  Prairie Milkweed, also called Sullivant's Milkweed, appears generally similar to Common Milkweed but is less aggressive and has slightly smaller flowers. A fragrant, easy-to-grow Milkweed for any sunny, medium to medium-moist site. 


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Baptisia tinctoria (Small Yellow Wild Indigo) See details
Baptisia tinctoria (Small Yellow Wild Indigo)

NEW in potted plants!  When most Baptisias are done blooming, the Small Yellow Wild Indigo is in full flower. A nice shrub-like perennial for a landscape setting.


Seeds
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Packet $2.00
Bare Root Plants
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Out of stock
Camassia scilloides (Wild Hyacinth) See details
Camassia scilloides (Wild Hyacinth)

NEW in potted plants!  Attractive to a number of insects seeking nectar and pollen, Camassia scilloides re-seeds itself and, though slow to establish, is fairly long-lived.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $3.75
1/4 oz. $6.00
1/2 oz. $9.75
1 oz. $15.00
1 lb. $225.00
Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $7.00
3 - 11 $6.00
12 - 35 $4.20
36 - 99 $3.60
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Carex davisii (Awned Graceful Sedge)  See details
Carex davisii (Awned Graceful Sedge)

New in bare roots! Other Common Names in use: Davis' Sedge


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $6.25
1/4 oz. $10.00
1/2 oz. $16.25
1 oz. $25.00
1 lb. $375.00
Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $4.00
3 - 11 $3.00
12 - 35 $2.10
36 - 99 $2.10
Clear Dome for Trays - 3 pack

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). Put this clear dome over a standard size flat, a flat in combination with an inserted tray, or just a plug tray alone. Acting like a mini greenhouse it will allow you to collect some additional heat and retain moisture. This can really make a difference when trying to start seeds indoors, especially if you have less than greenhouse conditions.


Our price: $19.00
Coreopsis tripteris (Tall Coreopsis) See details
Coreopsis tripteris (Tall Coreopsis)

NEW in potted plants!  As its name implies, Coreopsis tripteris (Tall Coreopsis) stands quite tall reaching heights of 7' and in some cases up to 9'.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $5.00
1/4 oz. $8.00
1/2 oz. $13.00
1 oz. $20.00
1 lb. $300.00
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Cyperus lupulinus (Great Plains Flat Sedge) See details
Cyperus lupulinus (Great Plains Flat Sedge)

New!


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $15.00
1/4 oz. $25.00
1/2 oz. $45.00
1 oz. $80.00
Dasistoma macrophylla (Mullein-foxglove) See details
Dasistoma macrophylla (Mullein-foxglove)

New!


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $7.50
1/4 oz. $12.00
1/2 oz. $19.50
1 oz. $30.00
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Southern Shooting Star) See details
Dodecatheon pulchellum (Southern Shooting Star)

New! Also called Prairie Shooting Star.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
Epilobium leptophyllum (Bog Willow Herb) See details
Epilobium leptophyllum (Bog Willow Herb)

New!


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
Eupatorium fistulosum (Hollow Joe Pye Weed) See details
Eupatorium fistulosum (Hollow Joe Pye Weed)

New!


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $6.25
1/4 oz. $10.00
1/2 oz. $16.25
1 oz. $25.00
Field Notes Memo Books

New! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). We are proud to offer Field Notes Brand memo books; printed and manufactured in the U.S.A.!  Choose from 3 different memo books; graph, ruled or dot graph.  All are 3.5 x 5.5", 48-page, come in packs of 3 with a No.2 pencil and fit comfortably in your pocket!


Our price: $12.50
Flat No Hole Tray - 3 pack

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). This flat will fit under any of the plant trays that we sell. While not strictly necessary, this flat can provide added rigidity and managability for full plug trays and can prevent freshly watered trays from dripping across your clean floor. The lack of drainage holes renders it unsuitable to plant directly into.  Sold as a pack of 3.


Our price: $19.00
Fragaria virginiana (Wild Strawberry) See details
Fragaria virginiana (Wild Strawberry)

Newly available in seed!  Not only do you get the early summer white blossoms and edible fruit, but the Wild Strawberry plant takes on a great red fall color also.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $5.00
3 - 11 $4.00
12 - 35 $2.80
36 - 99 $2.40
Geranium carolinianum (Carolina Crane's-bill) See details
Geranium carolinianum (Carolina Crane's-bill)

New!  Carolina Crane's-bill is an annual; it completes its life cycle during one season but will re-seed.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
Hamamelis virginiana (Common Witch Hazel) See details
Hamamelis virginiana (Common Witch Hazel)

An attractive fall-blooming, low maintenance shrub that grows best in part shade and medium-wet, slightly acidic soils.


Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $8.00
3 - 11 $7.00
12 - 35 $7.00
36 - 99 $7.00
Iliamna remota (Kankakee Mallow) See details
Iliamna remota (Kankakee Mallow)

NEW in potted plants!  A native rarity, with historic wild populations originating only to the Kankakee River, in Kankakee County, Illinois.  The blooming period is quite sustained (about 2 months) and the individual pink flowers are slightly aromatic.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $5.00
1/4 oz. $8.00
1/2 oz. $13.00
1 oz. $20.00
1 lb. $300.00
Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $7.00
3 - 11 $7.00
12 - 35 $7.00
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Jungle Prairie Seed Mix

New!  Welcome to the Jungle!  Robust and competitive prairie plants for weedy areas or privacy screens.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
500 sq. ft. seed mix $19.00
1000 sq. ft. seed mix $29.00
1/8 acre seed mix $98.00
1/4 acre seed mix $196.00
1/2 acre seed mix $392.00
1 acre seed mix $783.00
Learn About Butterflies in the Garden

NEW!  By Brenda Dziedzic
A rich resource of butterfly and moth identification, phenology and host specific gardening. This guide offers an introduction into Lepidoptera (butterfly and moth) biology, rearing and host specific gardening. 50+ species and 240 photographs represent a range of lifecycles for each species. Shipping fee is included in all books (within the contiguous US).


Our price: $22.00
Mason Meets a Mason Bee

New! By Dawn Pape
A little boy named Mason encounters a bee named Mason. In addition to having a name in common, each is afraid of the other. It's a good thing that Mason the bee can speak (in rhyme) as he proceeds to give Mason the boy a brief run-down on what pollination and pesticides are.  Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).


Our price: $12.00
Oenothera pilosella (Prairie Sundrops) See details
Oenothera pilosella (Prairie Sundrops)

NEW in potted plants!  A member of the Evening Primrose family, it is actually a day-flowering species. It spreads semi-aggressively and forms dense mats, but can be removed easily from a garden setting because of its shallow roots.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $23.75
1/4 oz. $42.50
1/2 oz. $80.00
1 oz. $150.00
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Penstemon cobaea (Showy Beardtongue) See details
Penstemon cobaea (Showy Beardtongue)

NEW in potted plants!  Showy Beardtongue is certainly showy with large flowers on a relatively short plant that can cover much of the stem.  2" tubes with dark purple lines and white blotches and have a range of color from white, to pink to violet and purple.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $3.00
1/4 oz. $4.80
1/2 oz. $7.80
1 oz. $12.00
1 lb. $180.00
Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $10.00
3 - 11 $10.00
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Penstemon gracilis (Slender Beardtongue) See details
Penstemon gracilis (Slender Beardtongue)

New!


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $15.00
1/4 oz. $25.00
Penstemon pallidus (Pale Beardtongue) See details
Penstemon pallidus (Pale Beardtongue)

NEW in potted plants!  Pale Beardtongue requires sandy soils and blooms earlier than most other Penstemons. Deer and rabbits generally do not show much interest in Penstemon species.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $11.25
1/4 oz. $17.50
1/2 oz. $30.00
1 oz. $50.00
1 lb. $750.00
Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $6.00
3 - 11 $6.00
12 - 35 $6.00
36 - 99 $6.00
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Permanent Garden Tags

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). These low cost aluminum tags are the best product we have found to keep important information recorded for plants in the garden. They will not rust and weather much slower than plastic tags. They come in two sizes: 1.0" x 3.375" (small) and NEW! 1.625" x 3.75" (large). They are made in the U.S.A, come with a wire fastener, and can be embossed with a pen on one or both sides.


Our price: $5.00
Pollinator Introduction Kit
Winner of the 2015 Green Thumb Award for Best New Product! We are offering this new kit to help you create a pollinator-friendly site for years to come.  Included in the Pollinator Introduction Kit:
• Native Bee Nesting Shelter with tubes
• The Xerces Society Guide to Attracting Native Pollinators
• Pollinator-Palooza Seed Mix for 1,000 sq ft

Our price: $99.00
Regular price: $127.00 save 22%
Pollinators of Native Plants - Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants

New!  By Heather Holm
Shipping fee is included (within the US)
Packed with useful information and more than 1600 photos of plants and insects, this book explores the details of the critical relationships between native insects and more than 65 perennial native plants.  The clear prose and exploration of basic concepts make this a useful guide for gardeners of all types, plant lovers and students, as well as restoration professionals.


Our price: $32.00
Polygonum hydropiperoides (Swamp Smartweed) See details
Polygonum hydropiperoides (Swamp Smartweed)

New!


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $6.25
1/4 oz. $10.00
1/2 oz. $16.25
1 oz. $25.00
Potentilla paradoxa (Bushy Cinquefoil) See details
Potentilla paradoxa (Bushy Cinquefoil)

New!  Bushty Cinquefoil is an annual or perennial; it completes its life cycle during 1-2 seasons but will re-seed.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
Ranunculus septentrionalis (Swamp Buttercup) See details
Sedges of Indiana and The Adjacent States - The Non-Carex Species

New! by Paul Rothrock.
Free shipping within the contiguous US

Bulrushes, spike-rushes, cotton-grasses, nut-rushes, flat-sedges and more!  271 pages. Hardcover


Our price: $51.00
Seed Harvesting Hook

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). This Austrian-made 12-inch curved, serrated grass hook is fitted with a wooden handle. Our garden and field crews have used this hook for years, mostly to harvest seeds but also for edging. They consider it the best on the market.


Our price: $23.00
Seed Mix Enhancement for a Shady Woodland

New!  For those wanting to add even more color to your Shady Woodland Seed Mix or existing semi-shaded area.   These species will do well in a medium to medium-dry soil area and includes these 8 woodland favorites: Baneberry, Columbine, Dutchman's Breeches, Wild Geranium, Great Waterleaf, Virginia  Bluebells, Bloodroot and Zig Zag Goldenrod.
 


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Seed Mix Enhancement: 500 sq ft $30.00
Seed Mix Enhancement: 1000 sq ft $50.00
Seed Mix Enhancement: 1/8 Acre $225.00
Seed Mix Filler

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). We encourage stirring a filler material in a container with your seeds prior to hand-sowing to bulk up the overall volume.  This seed mix filler (we sell Rice Hulls) will facilitate even distribution of your native seed mix over your planting site.  Prices start at $24 for filler to use in a 500 sq. ft. seed mix.

 


Our price: $24.00
Smilacina stellata (Starry Solomon's Plume) See details
Smilacina stellata (Starry Solomon's Plume)

New in seed!  Starry Solomon's Plume is very easy to grow.  It is rhizomatous and spreads readily in many sun and soil situations, between 1-2' per year.  Attractive leaves, flowers and green berries with maroon stripes that eventually turn bright red give the plant 3 season interest.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $30.00
1/4 oz. $55.00
Bare Root Plants
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Out of stock
Solidago caesia (Blue-stemmed Goldenrod) See details
Solidago caesia (Blue-stemmed Goldenrod)

New!


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $15.00
1/4 oz. $25.00
1/2 oz. $45.00
The Aspiring Botanist Kit

New!  Makes a great gift....Feed your inner plant nerd, or encourage someone else's! The Aspiring Botanist Kit is a great way to start looking at plants more closely.
Included in the Kit:
Field Notes Brand 48-page memo books, 3 pack, with pen.
• HandLens with lanyard - The BelOMO 10x Triplet Loupe Magnifier
Choose 1 of 5 books
Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).
 


Our price: $80.00
The Parsnip Predator

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). The Parsnip Predator was created by The Prairie Enthusiasts.  Prairie restoration is a highly rewarding experience, though success does not come without occasional management. One of the more difficult tasks in prairie management is the suppression of invasive plant species. While many techniques have been employed to control non-native species, few are as precise and environmentally friendly as The Parsnip Predator.


Our price: $60.00
The Prairie That Nature Built

New!  By Marybeth Lorbiecki  Illustrated by Cathy Morrison
This is a book written with richly colored, very intricate detail, in the style of "The House that Jack Built." Vividly illustrated is the web of life in the prairie and how it is "built" from the underground up.  Read it over and over and find something new each time.
Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).


Our price: $13.00
Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain) See details
Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)

NEW in potted plants!  The small, tubular, blue-violet flowers of Blue Vervain bloom from the bottom up in July's heat.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/2 oz. $3.00
1 oz. $4.00
1 lb. $60.00
Bare Root Plants
Qty: Pricing:
1 - 2 $6.00
3 - 11 $5.00
12 - 35 $3.50
36 - 99 $3.50
Potted Plants
Qty: Pricing:
Tray of 38 $92.00
Verbena stricta - White form (White Hoary Vervain) See details
Verbena stricta - White form (White Hoary Vervain)

New! A natural white variation of the usual purple Hoary Vervain.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $5.00
Verbena urticifolia (White Vervain) See details
Verbena urticifolia (White Vervain)

New!  Common on disturbed sites.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
Viburnum trilobum (American Cranberrybush) See details
Viburnum trilobum (American Cranberrybush)

New in seed!  Also called High Bush Cranberry.


Seeds
Qty: Pricing:
Packet $2.00
1/8 oz. $11.25
1/4 oz. $17.50
1/2 oz. $30.00
1 oz. $50.00
Wildflowers of Nebraska and the Great Plains

NEW!  by Jon Farrar
Shipping fee is included in all books (within the contiguous US). Excellent photography and information about wildflowers of the Great Plains.


Our price: $45.00
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