You’ve made plans for a butterfly/pollinator friendly garden, the plant list is complete and now you’re on the hunt for where to buy native plants.

There are several native plant sales coming up this spring, some with pre-order options.  If the plant sales don’t offer everything you need, there are native plant nurseries in the area that might be able to fill your wish list.


April 25, 2016 Last day to order plants, pick up May 18, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm                         Kane-Dupage Soil and Water Conservation District

April 30, 2016 8:30 am – noon City of Wheaton, Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission and Wheaton Park District Native Plant Sale

May 1, 2016 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Schaumburg Community Garden Club

May 6, 2016 11:00 am – 7:00 pm, May 7 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Mayslake Peabody Estate         Forest Preserve District of DuPage County


A list of native plant growers, nurseries and outlets is available on the Wild Ones Greater Dupage Chapter website at