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Native Plant Nurseries

Rhode Island Wild plant Society DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
To encourage the use of native plants in the home landscape (and if you can't wait for our Spring Plant Sale), this is a list of nurseries that provide a 10% discount on plant material to RIWPS members when you present your membership card.

Click here for Nurseries that DO NOT HONOR OUR DISCOUNT, but are great sources for natives.

The symbols for the types of plants the nurseries carry are:

F = Fern, WF = Wild Flowers, G = Grass, GC = Ground Cover, S = Shrub, T = Tree

  • Avant Gardens
    710 High Hill Road
    Dartmouth, MA 02747
    Phone: (508) 998-8819
    Toll free fax: (866) 442-8268
    Email:
    plants@avantgardensne.com
    Website:
    www.avantgardensne.com

    HOURS: Shipping season begins April 1. Retail store opens April 17. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 9:30-4:30. DIRECTIONS: From I-195: Take the Faunce Corner Road. Exit (exit 12 or 12B) and head North until the end of Faunce Corner Road. (about 3 miles) Take a left onto High Hill Road. Continue 1.5 miles to 710 High Hill Road. Nursery entrance is on the right.

    F, G, GC, S, T, WF, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Blisscapes Landscapes and Nursery
    751 Potomska Road
    South Dartmouth, MA 02748
    Phone: (508) 636-6535
    Website:
    www.blisscapes.com

    Blisscapes is an award-winning landscape design firm that specializes in customized, innovative designs. Although based on the south coast of Massachusetts, Blisscapes is ready to travel for a consultation. An extensive nursery is also on the premises. Hours and directions by appointment.

    F, G, GC, S, T, WF
     
  • Blue Moon Farm
    173 Saugatucket Road
    Wakefield, RI 02879
    Phone: (401) 284-2369; (401) 258-1783
    E-mail:
    info@bluemoonfarmperennials.com
    Website:
    www.bluemoonfarmperennials.com

    HOURS: Spring M-F 8:30 – 5:00; Sat 9:00 – 2:00; Sun 9:00 – 12:00
    Or call for an appointment.

    Blue Moon Farm spin unusual perennials and sustainable plants. We offer a diverse selection of perennials, grasses, and ferns, with an increasing quantity of native plants. On-line catalogue available.

    F, WF, G, GC
     
  • Briggs Nursery, Inc.
    295 Kelley Boulevard
    North Attleboro, MA 02760
    Phone: (508) 699-7421,
    Fax: (508) 695-4721.
    Email:
    info@briggsgarden.com

    HOURS: Open 7 days year-round. There's always something blooming! DIRECTIONS: Take Exit 5 off I-. 95 onto Route.-152 North.

    F, G, GC, S, T, full service garden center, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Chaves' Gardens
    935 East Main Road
    Middletown, RI 02842
    Phone: (401) 846-0623
    Fax: (401) 848-0610

    HOURS: Open Mon-Sat., 9:00-5:00, Sun. noon-4:00 DIRECTIONS: Located on Route 138, across the Street from the RI Nurseries, right next to Newport Vineyards.

    F, G, GC, WF, and New England woodland plants
     
  • Confreda Greenhouses and Farms
    2150 Scituate Avenue
    Hope, RI
    Phone: (401) 825-1150
    Fax: (401) 826-3276
    Email:
    vconfreda@aol.com
    Website:
    www.confreda.com

    HOURS: Open daily, 7:00-7:00, April through December

    DIRECTIONS: From 95 South to exit 14.
     
  • Dave-Chris Farm and Nursery
    3029 South County Trail
    West Kingston, RI
    Phone: (401) 783-0224
    E-Mail:
    Luvtgro-401@yahoo.com

    HOURS and DIRECTIONS: Open by appointment during the week, please call for directions.

    F, GC, S, T, WF
     
  • Earthcare Farm
    89 Country Road
    Charlestown, RI 02813
    401-364-9930
    E-Mail:
    mike@earthcarefarm.com
    Website:
    www.earthcarefarm.com

    HOURS: Mon-Fri 8:30am–4:00pm, Saturday 8:30-Noon. DIRECTIONS: At the intersection of Route 2 and 138 in Charlestown, continue on Route 2 south approx. 4.8 miles and turn left onto New Biscuit City Road, take a right onto Biscuit City Road, and left onto County Drive. Follow Country Drive approx. 2 miles to Earth Care Farm.
    * compost and manure
     
  • Evergreen Tree and Landscape
    351 Oak Hill Avenue
    Seekonk, MA 02771
    Phone: (508) 761-5505
    Email:
    evergreentreeandlandscape@msn.com
    Website:
    www.evergreentreeandlandscape.com

    HOURS: Monday- Saturday, 7:30 - 5:00, Sunday 9:00 - 5:00

    DIRECTIONS: Take I-95 South to exit 2A. (Newport Avenue) Go to the third stoplight. This is Central Avenue. Take a left and go to the end. This is Route 152, go left heading North for one mile. Oak Hill Avenue is on your right. Go right onto Oak Hill and Evergreen Nursery is ¾ mile on your right.

    F, G, GC, S, T, WF, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Good Earth Organic Gardening Center
    1800 Scituate Avenue
    Cranston, RI
    Phone: (401) 826-3130
    Website:
    www.goodearthorganicgardencenter.com

    HOURS: In season, 9am-5pm 7 days a week, out of season weekends only.

    DIRECTIONS: Take Rte 295 to Plainfield Pike exit (Rte 14) Go west toward Scituate to first light (Comstock Parkway) take a left. Go straight till next light and take a right onto Scituate Ave. (Rte 12) go 1 1/4 miles, look for nursery on the left.

    F, G, GC, T, S, WF
     
  • Holly Ridge Nursery
    895 Liberty Lane
    West Kingston, RI 02892
    Phone: (401) 782-1270
    Fax: (401) 789-3480
    E-mail:
    lmfisc@hollyridgeonline.com
    Website:
    www.hollyridgeonline.com

    F, G, GC, S, T
     
  • The Perennial Peddler
    156 Perry Street
    Douglas, MA
    Phone: (508) 476-3647
    Fax: (508) 476-3647

    HOURS: Friday-Monday, 10:00-4:00

    DIRECTIONS: Take I-95 North to Route 146 North towards Lincoln/Woonsocket, exit #23. Continue on Route 146 North. Take the Chocolog Road/Uxbridge(rt-146a) exit, and bear right on Chocolog Road. Bear right onto Route 146a, and turn right on Aldrich Street, and right again onto Douglas Pike. Continue on SE Main Street, and turn right onto Perry Street.

    F, G, GC, S, WF, herbs, and water garden plants
     
  • Plane View Nursery
    770 Wapping Road
    Portsmouth RI 02871-5119
    Phone: (401) 849-2464

    DIRECTIONS and HOURS: By appointment

    S, WF, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Seven Arrows Farm
    346 Oakhill Avenue
    Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703
    Phone: (508) 399-7860
    Fax: (508) 399-8661
    Website:
    www.sevenarrowsfarm.com

    HOURS: Open 7 days a week, 10:00-5:00.

    DIRECTIONS: From the North or South, Take 95 South to exit 2A. (Newport Avenue) Go to the third stoplight. This is Central Avenue Take a left on Central and go to the end. This is Route 152, go left heading North for one mile. Oak Hill Avenue is on your right. Go right onto Oak Hill and Seven Arrows is ¾ mile on your left, look for the sign.

    F, G, GC, S, WF, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Sylvan Nursery
    1028 Horseneck Road
    Westport, MA 02790
    Phone: (508) 636-5615
    Fax: (508) 636-3397
    Email:
    Sales@SylvanNursery.com

    Website: http://www.sylvannursery.com

    HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 7:30-4:00, Closed Sundays

    DIRECTIONS: Route I-195 East from Providence, Rhode Island toward Cape Cod. Exit 10, Route 88 South to the end of the Road (past Horseneck Beach Area - approx. 14 miles). At stop sign turn left on East Beach Road. Nursery is 2 miles on right.

    F, GC, S, T, WF, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Variegated Foliage Nursery
    245 Westford Road
    Eastford, CT 06242
    Phone: (860) 974-3951
    E-Mail:
    varigatedfoliage@neca.com
    Website:
    www.varigatedfoliage.com

    HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 9:00-5:00

    DIRECTIONS: Visit the website for directions and a map.

    F, G, GC, S, T, W, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Warwick Nurseries
    261 Warwick Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02905
    Phone: (401) 781-3700
    Fax: (401) 781-3701
    Email:
    warwicknurseries@cox.net
    Website:
    www.warwicknurseries.com

    HOURS: Monday through Friday,7:30-4:00, Saturday 7:30-12:00

    DIRECTIONS: From I-95 or 295 - traveling North or South, take the Cranston exit marked Route 37 West. Follow Route 37 to the very end. At the flashing light take a left onto Natick Avenue Follow Natick Avenue for approx. 1/2 mile until you reach the first traffic signal. Take a right at the light onto Wilbur Avenue Follow Wilbur Avenue for approx. 1/2 mile. At the stop sign take a right. This is a continuation of Wilbur Avenue Follow Wilbur Avenue for approx. 1/2 mile until you reach the 4-way stop sign. This is the intersection of Phenix Avenue and Hope Road. Go straight onto Hope Road. and continue approx. 3/4 of a mile past the Hope Highlands Elementary School until you reach the Volunteer Fire Station on the left and Pippin Orchard Road. on the right. Continue on Hope Road approximately 1/2 mile past the Volunteer Fire Station to 840 Hope Road. On the left you will see a large gray house and a red barn in the background that had a sign reading EXCHANGE STABLE. Drive through the gate at the house and you can park near the barn. There should be someone in the greenhouse in back of the barn or in the field.

    G, S, T, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Weston Nurseries, Inc.
    Phone: (508) 435-3414
    Fax: (508) 435-3274
    Website:
    www.westonnurseries.com

    HOURS: Monday-Sunday, 9:00-5:00 with extended hours April-September

    DIRECTIONS: Take Route 495 to exit 21A (West Main Street) to Route 135. Weston Nurseries is on your left (North side) about one mile past the second traffic light.

    F, GC, S, T, WF, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Wildwood Nursery & Garden Center
    659 Frenchtown Road
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    Phone: (401) 885-4112
    Fax: (401) 886-4509
    Email:
    info@wildwoodri.com
    Website:
    www.wildwoodri.com

    HOURS: Open daily. Hours vary seasonally. Please visit our website for current schedule.

    DIRECTIONS: Please visit our website for directions.

    We carry a large selection of trees and shrubs as well as an extensive assortment of annuals and perennials. We carry a variety of hard good items including planters, statuary, stone products and garden décor. We also carry an array of organic soil amendments and garden care products.

    F, G, GC, S, T
     
  • Woodbridge Greenhouses
    1046 Hartford Pike
    Scituate, RI 02857
    Phone: (401) 647-0630
    Website:
    www.woodbridgegreenhouses.com

    Email:
    sales@woodbridgegreenhouses.com

    HOURS: Open daily 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM  April – October

    DIRECTIONS: Woodbridge Greenhouses are located 10 miles West of Providence on Route 101 (Hartford Pike). From 295 take exit 6 to Route 6 West. Follow Route 6 to Route 101. We are on the left just before Route 102.

    F, G, GC, S, T, WF

Rhode Island Wild plant Society OTHER NURSERIES
These Nurseries DO NOT HONOR OUR DISCOUNT but are great sources for natives:

  • Completely Clematis Specialty Nursery
    217 Argilla Road
    Ipswich, MA 01938
    978-356-3197
    www.clematisnursery.com
    Catalog $3. Mail order available.
     
  • New England Wild Flower Society
    Native Plant Nursery at Garden in the Woods
    180 Hemenway Road
    Framingham, MA 01701
    508-877-7630; TTY 508-877-6553
    www.newfs.org
     
  • Native Plant Nursery at Nasami Farm
    128 North Street
    Whately, MA 01373
    413-397-9922
    www.newfs.org/nasami
    Full on-line nursery catalog.
    Native seeds available Jan–Mar.
    Nursery-propagated native plants with over 500 species
     
  • Tranquil Lake Nursery, Inc.
    45 River Street
    Rehoboth, MA 02769-1395
    Phone: (508) 252-4002
    Fax: (508) 252-4740
    Email: Tranquil Lake Nursery
    Web Site:
    www.tranquil-lake.com

    HOURS: Open daily from May to October from 10:00 – 5:00.

    DIRECTIONS: From Route 195 East, take exit at #1 in Massachusetts. Take a left onto Route 114A North, follow until Route 44. Go right on Route 44 (approximately 3.7) miles to Winthrop Commons on your left and Rehoboth Recreation Center on the Right. Take a left onto River Street. Come up to a stop sign, and go straight across continuing on River Street. The nursery is located about 1/3 mile further on the right.

    F, G, GC, S, WF, large selection of perennials, CATALOG AVAILABLE
     
  • Broken Arrow Nursery
    13 Broken Arrow Road
    Hamden, CT 06518
    203-288-1026
    www.brokenarrownursery.com
    Native/exotic trees, shrubs, perennials
     
  • Vermont Wildflower Farm
    Route 7
    Charlotte, VT 05445
    802-985-9455
    Fax: 802-985-9268
    www.americanmeadows.com
     
  • Amanda's Garden
    8410 Harper's Ferry Road
    Springwater, NY 14560
    585-669-2275
    E-mail:
    efolts4826@bluefrog.com
    Catalog and mail order available.
    Native woodland, meadow, wetland plants
     
  • Catskill Native Nursery
    607 Samsonville Road
    Kerhonkson, NY 12446
    845-626-2758
    www.catskillnativenursery.com
    Native perennials, woody, rock garden/alpine plants
     
  • Doyle Farm Nursery
    158 Norris Road
    Delta, PA 17314
    717-862-3134
    www.doylefarm.com
    Catalog and mail order available.
    Native plants, meadow plants, grasses, and woodland
     
  • Holland Wildflower Farm
    290 Oneal Lane; P.O. Box 328
    Elkins, AR 72727
    501-643-2622
    www.hwildflower.com
     
  • Lamtree Farm
    2323 Copeland Road
    Warrensville, NC 28693
    336-385-6144
    Mail order available.
     
  • Lazy K Nursery
    705 Wright Road
    Pine Mountain, GA 31822
    706-663-4991
    www.lazyknursery.com
     
  • Beaver Creek Nursery
    7526 Pelleaux Road
    Knoxville, TN 37938
    865-922-3961
    Catalog $2. Mail order available.
    Herbaceous trees/shrubs; plants only
     
  • Missouri Wildflower Nursery
    9814 Pleasant Hill Road
    Jefferson City, MO 65109
    573-496-3492
    www.mowildflowers.net
    Catalog and mail order available.
     
  • Niche Gardens
    1111 Dawson Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    919-967-0078
    www.nichegardens.com
     
  • Lower Marlboro Nursery
    P.O. Box 1013
    Dunkirk, MD 20754
    301-812-0808
    www.lowermarlboronursery.com
    Catalog $2. Mail order available.
    East coast native perennials
     
  • Van Berkum Nursery
    4 James Road
    Deerfield, NH 03037
    www.vanberkumnursery.com
    Catalog and mail order available.
     
  • Wildflower Farm
    RR 3
    Schomberg, Ontario, Canada
    Toll free: 866-476-9453
    www.wildflowerfarm.com
    Mail order available for plants and seeds.
    Woodland, meadow plants and seeds
     
  • Earth First Native Plant Nursery
    609-287-5090
    Earth1stNatives@aol.com
    Organically grown, nursery-propagated native plants of the Mid-Atlantic region, NJ Pinelands and Southern NJ shore. Email catalogue sheet available on request. Our season begins in April. We use no chemical fertilizers or pesticides on our plants. In order to keep our native plants native, we do not ship west of the Great Plains states.

 

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and protection of Rhode Island's native plants and their habitats. Contributions and dues in excess of $5
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