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All American Garden Hoe

NEW! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).  A must for gardeners. Made in the USA.  Our Garden Crew likes this thin sturdy hoe for making narrow rows for sowing small prairie seeds, and weeding in tight spaces, all while standing.


Our price: $25.00
CobraHead® Weeder and Cultivator

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).  A must for gardeners. This 12-inch curved, weeder and cultivator is tempered steel and fitted with a recycled plastic and organic handle. Great for getting into hard-to-reach areas!


Our price: $29.00
Eco-Grass: Low Maintenance Lawn Alternative

Plant Early Spring!  Our prices are the lowest + Eco-grass ships free (within the contiguous United States). This blend of fine-leaved fescue grasses is the responsible alternative to an energy-intensive conventional turf lawn. Early fall or early spring is the best time to seed.


Our price: $5.50
Native Plant Signs

Exclusive to Prairie Moon. Check out our new design for urban areas!  Show everyone the importance of your native planting with our custom-made Native Plant signs.  Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). 


Our price: $28.00
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.  Kit includes:
• Native Bee Nesting Shelter with 200 nesting tubes
• The Xerces Society Guide to Attracting Native Pollinators
• Pollinator-Palooza Seed Mix for 1,000 sq ft

Our price: $99.00
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Seed Harvesting Hook

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
The Parsnip Predator

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). The Parsnip Predator utilizes a compact size, ergonomic, rotated handle and custom-cut, narrow blade to make slicing tap-roots like Wild Parsnip, Queen Ann's Lace, Burdock, etc. easy and effective, all in a tool that is durable and lightweight.


Our price: $60.00
20 Row Seeder Tray - 3 pack

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

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

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). It's easy to get carried away with our generous and affordable $2.50 seed 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

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

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
Clear Dome for Trays - 3 pack

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
Flat No Hole Tray - 3 pack

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
Field Notes Memo Books

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
Nitrile Garden Glove

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). Truly comfortable enough for everyday use, these gloves are so thin and supple that they afford enough sensitivity to grasp weeds or to position delicate roots.  They are easily folded into a pocket for portability yet tough enough to prevent chipped nails and stained, cracked fingertips. The glove’s nitrile palm side is waterproof while the super-stretchy knit top holds up to repeated washings and quick line-drying.


Our price: $7.50
The Aspiring Botanist Kit

Makes a great gift! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). 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


Our price: $80.00
Soil Knife and Sheath combo

Makes a great gift! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).  We’ve found this soil knife and sheath to be a versatile, indispensable hand tool with durable storage case for our garden work.


Our price: $36.00
Native Bee Nesting Shelter with Tubes

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). These Native Bee Nesting Shelters are made exclusively for Prairie Moon in Illinois by Timber Wolf Woodshop, using quality grade U.S. pine.  With all joints glued and nail holes filled, the Native Bee Nesting Shelter will provide a viable nesting site for native bees, and a fixture of interest and enjoyment, for many years.  Each Native Bee Nesting Shelter includes 200 paper nesting tubes which are 6" long and various diameters (6,7 and 8mm).


Our price: $64.00
Native Bee Nesting Tube Refill

200 Paper Nesting Tubes - 6" long in three diameters (6-8mm)  Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). To prevent disease old tubes should be phased out after two years. Tubes designated for replacement should be placed in a dark container or box with a single 3/8" hole drilled in the bottom. This container should be hung next to the freshly cleaned and re-stocked nesting shelter. Bees that have not yet emerged will crawl out of the exit hole to find a new nest hanging close by.


Our price: $31.00
10X Hand Lens with Lanyard

Gift it today!  A standard tool of professionals and hobbyists who examine plants, insects, rocks, jewelry, coins, stamps, etc.  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
Seed Starting Medium

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). We use find sand as a medium to artificially stratify seed.  We send one cup of sand which can be used to stratify up to ½ oz of seed (slightly more or less depending on seed size).


Our price: $7.00
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.  These environmentally-friendly 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
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 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
Phydura All Natural Herbicide - Quart

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).  Phydura™ is a non-selective herbicide made from natural, biodegradable ingredients: citric acid, malic acid, and clove oil for herbaceous broadleaf and grass weeds.


Our price: $26.00
Phydura All Natural Herbicide - 2.5 Gallon

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). Phydura™ is a non-selective herbicide made from natural, biodegradable ingredients: citric acid, malic acid, and clove oil for herbaceous broadleaf and grass weeds.


Our price: $104.00
Inoculum for Legumes

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). Choose from 17 different rhizobial inoculum strains including Baptisia, Dalea, Lupinus and many more!  Native legume species will show satisfactory growth without inoculum but we recommend using inoculum if the proper type is available. The fixation of atmospheric nitrogen improves the long-term health of native plant communities and is especially important in low fertility soils.  Legume seed purchased from Prairie Moon Nursery comes with inoculum at no additional charge. 


Our price: $1.50
Mycorrhizal Inoculum for Exposed Subsoil

Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). For use on sites where topsoil is missing or highly disturbed from construction or erosion.  It forms a symbiotic relationship with most species of plants, allowing healthier growth. 


Our price: $15.00
Sweet Grass Braids

Out of stock. Check back this summer! Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US).  We harvest our own Sweet Grass and braid it.  Each braid is approximatley 18" x 1".  Many North American indigenous cultures burned Sweet Grass in ceremonies to invite the presence of good spirits. 


Our price: $7.00
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