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Plants for a Future

     Before ordering seeds or plants, be sure to visit Plants For a Future. It’s an amazing searchable database and an excellent tool for Permaculture designers, landscapers, gardeners, farmers and all plant lovers.

Plants for a Future On-Line maintains a big database of 7000+ plants for permaculture, lots of leaflets and a plant catalog, and a book by Ken Fern on useful plants.

The Field, Penpol, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0NG, England Telephone Bodmin (+44 1208) 872963

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To request that your nursery be listed in this directory, use the contact form below.
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A number of Nurseries have taken a pledge not to buy or sell genetically engineered seeds or plants. They are designated by this symbol. Please support these companies. Learn more about the Safe Seed Pledge at the Council for Responsible Genetics.


Sources for Edible & Useful Plants in the United States

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Classical Fruits, the Adairs
8831 AL Highway 157, Moulton, AL 35650. (205) 974-8813.
Large selection of fruit varieties including new disease-resistant ones.

Neighbors Nursery, Joyce Neighbors
1039 Lay Springs Rd., Gadsden, AL 35904 (256) 546-7441.
Sells scionwood of old southern apples and other antique varieties. Free list of scions available for shipping in February and March.


Alaska (Submit additional sources for this region)


Hunter-Gatherers Food Forests
We as a company are entirely dedicated to producing the finest food producing perennials available. All our plants are fully inoculated with several mixtures of symbiotic mycorrhizae and bacteria and supplied with micronutrient fertilizer . Our trees are hardy and nutritious, for both people and wildlife.

We are a small startup, worker owned and run by Ben de Vries, a permaculture biologist, Sherry Kennedy, a 101st Airborne Army veteran, and her son Colby Kennedy, an Environmental Science student.

We produce hand tended, field hardened seedlings of the highest quality, and we stand behind our product. If the plant deteriorates in health and dies due to shipping/handling or any factor within our responsibility we will either replace plant or send a full refund. replacement policy is valid 30 days after product is received.
Aronias, saskatoons, & pecans (so far).

Jerry Appleseed Nursery
P.O. Box 6292, N Pt Higgins, Ketchikan, ALASKA 99901 (907) 225-5098) (far southern Alaska) has a mail-order catalog for Alaskan customers. Jerrold Koerner has plans to expand this to all 50 states in the future. He has many varieties of early-ripening apples.


Arizona (Submit additional sources for this region) 

Edibles And Exotics, is currently a back yard tropical and exotic plant nursery that specializes in selling fruiting plants and trees. We have been in business since 2020 but the owner Kurt has been growing and propagating plants and trees his entire life. The plant nursery started out as a typical Arizona yard with a pool, crushed rock, tons of concrete, and absolutely no shade! In just a few short years the pool, rock, and concrete were removed and a food forest was planted. There are over 100 tropical and exotic fruiting plants and trees now growing on the property. These plants are used for food production and also to propagate and spread the joy! Recently we started a youtube channel geared towards, how to videos, traveling to different locations to show permaculture in action, and also informative videos about how to grow plants and how they grow in their natural environment and why you should try and replicate those conditions. We are currently in talks with a local charity in apache junction Arizona that is looking for a 1 acre food forest install to help feed their portions. We plan on donating as many plants as we have on hand to give them a huge variety of healthy fruit all year long! We will be installing swales, harvesting storm water runoff, mulching heavily, and and recycling as much free stuff as we can as the build goes along. If you are interested in something similar feel free to contact us. Our YouTube channel is

Kurt Betz owner of Edibles and Exotics 4821 E Hilton Ave, Mesa AZ 85206 (480)652-3434



Boston Mountain Nursery
Arkansas nursery selling brambles, grapes, blueberries and elderberries.
20189 North Hwy. 71 Mountainburg, Arkansas 72946 USA
Telephone and Fax: (479) 369-2007

Blossom Nursery
Arkansas-based nursery offering pawpaw seeds and seedlings and ginkgo seeds.
We offer for sale Pawpaw seed and trees, in various grades and stages of growth, so that you can start your own Pawpaw patch. We also offer Pawpaw~based herbal products, which bring the unique powers of the Pawpaw plant home to you!
216 CR 326, Eureka Springs AR 72632

Enoch’s Berry Farm

Arkansas family farm selling the patented University of Arkansas “Indian tribe” series of blackberries.
1722 MC 40, Fouke AR 71837     870.653.2512

Pense Nursery

Arkansas-based growers of berry plants and grape vines.
Ordering by fax, phone or mail.
P.O. Box 449 Mountainburg, AR 72946, USA.
Phone: (479) 369-2494 E-Mail:

Simmons Plant Farm
Arkansas nursery specializing in grapevines (including muscadines), black-, rasp- and boysenberry plants and rabbiteye blueberry.11542 N Hwy 71, Mountainburg, AR 72946
Phone: 479-369-2345 


Bramble Berry Farm

Specializing in small fruit plants: grape, blackberry, raspberry, blueberry, gooseberry, dewberry, elderberry and boysenberry, as well as fruit trees.
P. O. Box 327 Winslow, Arkansas 72959 USA
Office Ph. & Fax: (479) 369-1705 Cell: (479)414-4844



Bamboo Sourcery

666 Wagnon Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472 (707) 823-5866 (707) 829-8106 (fax) We are bamboo specialists, offering over 300 varieties of bamboo plants at our 8 acre nursery and farm in northern California. Our plants range from giant timbers to dwarf ornamentals, runners and clumpers, tropical to temperate, the well-known to the rare and unusual. Plants may be obtained by visiting our nursery and gardens, located an hour’s drive north of San Francisco (by appointment), or by ordering through our informative website. We ship throughout the U.S. and invite you to peruse our website for a wealth of information about bamboo, including many photos.

Bay Laurel Nursery and Catalog

California nursery offering bareroot deciduous fruit, nut and edible vines by mailorder. Retail outlet for Dave Wilson trees. 2500 El Camino Real, Atascadero CA 93422 Tel 805 466 3406 – Fax 805 466 6455

Burchell Nursery

California-based wholesale nursery selling almond, apple, nectarine, peach, plum, nectarine and walnut trees to orchardists. 12,000 Highway 120 Oakdale, CA 95361 209.845.8733 phone 209.847.1972 fax 800.828.8733 toll free
At Burchell Nursery, we’ve combined the best of two worlds. The experience and proven successes of yesterday, along with the innovations and sophistication of tomorrow, to create the world-class nursery you see today.

California Rare Fruit Growers, Fruit Gardener Magazine
The Fullerton Arboretum California State Univ. Fullerton CA 92634
Founded in 1968, the California Rare Fruit Growers (CRFG) is the largest amateur fruit-growing organization in the world. Its membership includes nationally recognized botanical gardens and noted international horticultural researchers, as well as hobbyists, commercial growers and representatives from institutions of higher learning. The members of twenty-one chapters and individual members reside in 48 states and territories of the United States, but the membership encompasses over 35 countries worldwide. Although oriented toward the environmentally sound culture of any and all edible plants in the home landscape, CRFG is focused on species not native to nor grown commercially in any given area. Its mission is to share knowledge acquired from its activities with home growers in particular and with anyone else in the world having an interest in edible plant cultivation.

California Tropical Fruit Tree Nursery

A Southern California nursery offering rare and common tropical fruit trees. Ten tree minimum for mail orders. Vista California, Tel: (760) 434-5085 E-mail:

We are located in Vista, California in North San Diego County.

Monday through Friday, you may visit the nursery by appointment from 9am-4pm. Our last appointment of the day is at 3:30pm, so we can give every visitor our utmost attention. Saturdays we have open nursery hours. Please stop by anytime between 9am and 4pm and we’ll gladly show you around our more than 4 acres of exotic and common tropical fruit trees. You’re sure to find something you love.

Dave Wilson Nursery

Wholesale nursery providing rare fruit species and rare cultivars of common fruit species to retail garden centers and orchardists. Offers a wide selection of fruit and nut trees and grapevines to the wholesale and commercial industry. The extensive web site gives links to retail and mail order sources for their trees. Established by Dave Wilson in 1938 on a small piece of rented ground near Modesto, California, our company has grown to become one of the largest growers of deciduous fruit, nut and shade trees in the United States.

Digging Dog Nursery

a mail order plant nursery on the Mendocino Coast of California, PO box 471, Albion, CA 95410 phone: (707) 937-1130
We are a small family-run business, growing high quality plants that you can count on to be healthy, vigorous and ready to plant. As landscape designers and nursery-folk, we offer a selection of tried and true garden performers, as well as many new varieties that excel for easy care, long blooming periods, year-round interest, and most of all, for versatility.

Far West Bulb Farm

is a part–time project (really, a hobby that is out of control) owned and run by Nancy and Ames Gilbert. Native Bulbs have a great advantage, they don’t need constant summer watering!
14499 Lower Colfax Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95945 (530) 272-4775

Four Winds Growers

California based grower of dwarf citrus, including grapefruit, kaffir lime, lemon, lime, orange, tangerine. Through the years, our four generation, family-owned nursery continues the tradition. We now grow over 250,000 quality Dwarf Citrus Trees for containers and home gardens each year. The joy of citrus growing appears to be not only hereditary, but also contagious! Our Edible Ornamentals are available in California nurseries and garden centers. These include not only Citrus, but also Avocado, Blueberry, Cane Berry, Fig, Grape, Jujube, Multi-grafted Deciduous fruit trees, Olive, Persimmon, and Pomegranate.

Greenmantle Nursery

3010 Ettersburg Rd., Garberville, CA 95542, tel. 707-986-7504
Ram and Marissa Fishman’s small California nursery specializes in fruit trees and nuts for homesteaders. Their nursery stock, well-described in an informative catalog, includes antique apples that originated locally, plus pears, plums, peaches, and other fruits and nuts. Custom grafting available.

Harmony Farm Supply and Nursery

PO Box 460 / Graton, CA / 95444 / Tel: 707-823-9125 / Fax: 707-823-1734 / For over 30 years, we have been helping farmers and gardeners grow food, flowers, and lawns using cutting-edge earth-friendly practices. From biological pest control to drip-irrigation to solar powered living, Harmony Farm Supply has what you need to be the best land steward that you can be. Founded in 1980 by Kate Burroughs and David Henry, Harmony Farm Supply was a pioneer in the Organics Movement as a supplier of organic fertilizers, ecological pest controls, and integrated Pest Management monitoring tools. In 1982, irrigation system components were added to the offering. In 1990, Harmony Farm Supply moved to its present location where it added a Nursery

Ingoldsby Nursery and Floral Shop
California nursery selling olive trees, pomegranate trees, and assorted bushes and shrubs.
419 W. Hermosa, Lindsay, Ca 93247 559-562-5949

Occidental Arts and Ecology Nursery
The OAEC Nursery boasts the SF Bay Area’s widest selection of perennial food crops and multi-purpose plants ideal for permaculture design applications, as well as rare and unusual medicinal and culinary herbs, habitat plants for pollinators, and ornamentals for drought tolerant landscapes.  Everything we sell in the nursery is 100% Certified Organic, and most plants have been started from our own seed collection or propagated from plants in our on-site "Mother Garden."  Our hand-tended plants are selected to thrive regionally here in the Bay Area and all have been trialed and savored for years in OAEC's gardens and kitchen.  Visitors can see mature plants in place through tours of our gardens every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 1pm. 

Seasonal Hours of Operation:

OPEN April - October Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 10am-5pm 

15290 Coleman Valley Rd (upper entrance), Occidental CA 95465 


Paradise Nursery

Growers of rare fruit trees. Specializing in persian fruit trees and plants. For over 20 years now, Dr. Majid Jahanbin and his dedicated family at Paradise Nursery have been growing the highest quality fruit trees, citrus, and Mediterranean landscape plants. Paradise Nursery is proud to provide rare Persian plants like Pomegranates (Anar), Mulberries (Toot), Sour Cherries (Albaloo), and Iranian White Jasmine to name a few. Since the beginning their horticultural and landscape experience has been sought after to consult, design, develop, and manage beautiful and highly productive gardens and home orchards in Southern California.
10943 De Soto Avenue, Chatsworth, Ca 91311, Phone: 818-701-5656

Pars Produce Co.

California seller of a variety of fruit trees, featuring unusual Persian cultivars.
P.O Box 193, Alamo, CA 94507
Phone: 1-888-855-7277 or 1-925-838-9399 • Email:

Planting Justice

Since 2009 Planting Justice has built over 550 edible permaculture gardens in the San Francisco Bay Area, worked with five high-schools to develop food justice curricula and created over 40 green jobs in the food justice movement for people transitioning from prison. We also operate a plant nursery.
319 105th Ave, Oakland, CA 94603

Sacred Succulents

A mail order nursery specializing in rare & endangered cacti & other succulent plants & seeds of ethnobotanical interest. They even have plants & seeds of some of the herbs offered through Botanical Preservation Corps.  Sacred Succulents was founded in 1997, borne from our love of plants and a calling to the sacred duty of their conservation through propagation, dissemination and education. While our initial focus was succulents and xerophytes, our travels and the necessity of species conservation has us propagating a diverse cornucopia of unusual and wonderful beneficial plants from remote and immediate regions of our fecund planet. They have a beautifully illustrated and highly informative catalog. Send $2 to: S.S., P.O. Box 781, Sebastopol, CA 95473 USA

Sandy Bar Ranch & Nursery

California seller of organic bareroot fruit and nut trees, including heirloom varieties.
We have a homestead ranch on the Klamath River where we grow much of our own food and trial the many varieties that we produce and offer in this catalog. I’ve worked in organic agriculture for over 20 years as a grower, instructor, consultant and organic farm inspector. I’ve always loved trees for their permanence and beauty and for the abundance they provide.

Sierra Gold Fruit and Nut Nursery

A California nursery selling walnuts, almonds, peaches, nectarines, apples, pears and other fruits to orchardists. Wholesale only; no single trees. Since 1951, our mission has been to provide orchardists throughout the western states with top quality fruit and nut trees and the best service in the industry. By combining the tried & true methods of the past with today’s technological advancements in precision agriculture, we’ve been perfecting our growing methods, our rootstock and budwood, and our finished tree quality for over 60 years.
5320 Garden Highway, Yuba City, Ca 95991-9499

The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers & Native Plants, Inc.

10459 Tuxford Street Sun Valley, California 91352-2126 phone (818) 768-1802 FAX (818) 768-5215 Wildflower Hotline (818) 768-3533
The Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants, Inc., established 1960, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the understanding, preservation and use of California native flora. The Foundation preserves the legacy and carries on the work of Theodore Payne, a pioneering Los Angeles nurseryman, horticulturist and conservationist widely considered to be the father of the native plant movement in California.

Trees of Antiquity

We have been growing and shipping heirloom organic fruit trees across the country for over 30 years. Our nursery is very much a family effort; we plant, graft, prune, weed, water and harvest our trees with only a bit of outstanding seasonal assistance. Our Apple trees are grown by Trees of Antiquity and are USDA Organic, certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Many of the cherries, pear, plum, and quince are grown by Trees of Antiquity and are also supplied by outside conventional growers.
20 Wellsona Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446
Phone: (805) 467-9909 Fax: (805) 467-9909


Colorado (Submit additional sources for this region) 


Jerome’s Organics Edible Landscape Services / Edible Landscape Nursery
Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institutute (CRMPI)
PO Box 631 | Basalt, Colorado 81621 USA
Phone/Fax: (970) 927-4158 | email:
The edible plant nursery has a full stock of plant material appropriate to high elevation forest gardening. The nursery is intended to provide for complete multi-story gardening: over-story and under-story trees, shrubs, perennials, groundcovers, and vines. The nursery currently includes a selection of cold-hardy fruits: Apples, Pears, Apricots, Cherries, Currants, Gooseberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, and Grapes. Several varieties of nitrogen-fixing shrubs are available, including Siberian Peashrub, Buffaloberry, and Leadplant; nitrogen-fixing plants are an essential aspect of forest gardening in that they reduce dependence upon additional fertilizers. The nursery also sells a number of medicinal, insectiary and mulch-producing perennials: Chives, Hops, Sage, Comfrey, Fennel, etc.


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Delaware (Submit additional sources for this region) 



Brite Leaf Citrus Nursery

Central Florida nursery providing growers and consumers with citrus trees, including many exotic varieties. We are a family owned and operated business. We primarily grow trees for the commercial citrus grove, but realize many homeowners want the same quality tree for their home. We have been selling to commercial growers since 1998, and have been involved in the citrus industry for many years prior to starting our nursery. We are involved in many aspects of the citrus industry, have a long-standing love and respect for the industry, and are active in citrus associations to help improve and promote Florida citrus.
480 CR 416 S, Lake Panasoffkee, FL 33538

Chestnut Hill Tree Farm
Specializing in low-chill fruit varieties developed by the University of Fla. Will help you select & grow the right varieties of low chill apples, peaches, nectarines, plums, pears, Kaki persimmons, blueberries, blackberries, grapes, & figs. A wide assortment of other fruit and flowering trees for the SE United States. 15105 NW 94 Ave, Alachua FL 32615
800-669-2067 toll free, 386-462-2820 local, 386-462-4330 fax


(Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization) For over 30 years, ECHO has been helping thousands of development workers and organizations around the world to better access vital information and other resources needed to improve food production and security for small-scale farmers and gardeners.

ECHO operates Regional Impact Centers, strategically located around the world to bring much-needed agricultural resources within reach of the small-scale farmers that need them. Regional Impact Centers are located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Arusha, Tanzania, and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, with a long-term research project in soil science based near Modimolle, South Africa.

The ECHO International Headquarters is located at our campus in North Fort Myers, Florida. This campus includes the Global Farm and Research Center, Reference Library, Seed Bank, Tropical Fruit Nursery, Global Bookstore and Staff Offices.
17430 Durrance Rd. No. Ft. Myers, FL 33917

Florida Hill Nursery
P.O. Box 530318, Debary, FL 32753
Alocasia, Bananas, Caladium, Canna, Colocasia, Dragon fruit, Figs, Fruits -n- Berries, Garden Tools, Ginger, Grapes, House plants, Iris, Kiwi, Living wall plants, Orchids, Organic Fertilizers, Papaya, Passion fruit, Philodendron, Pineapple, Terrarium plants

Going Bananas
GOING BANANAS specializes only in banana cultivars and tropical trees. We strive to give you the very best quality plant material at economical prices. We grow the plants ourselves and oversee every aspect of the growing, plant selection, and shipping. We are certain you will be happy with your plants once you follow the simple growing instructions. Banana plant varieties can be purchased on location, along with Banana Blend Fertilizer. Mail order items are limited to banana plants and corms. Our nursery/grove is exclusively devoted to growing nearly 100 varieties of banana plants. Because we specialize in these plants only, we provide our customers the very best quality of plant material at economical prices with unbeatable and friendly service.
24401 SW 197 Avenue, Homestead, Florida 33031
Phone: (305) 247-0397 Fax: (305) 247-7877

Jene’s Tropicals

Specializes in many wonderful varieties of citrus trees, including many unusual types, such as Uglies, Clementine mandarin, Moro, Torocco and Sanquinelli Blood oranges, Cara Cara red navel, Pommelos, Buddhas hand citron and others. We sell trees in all sizes.
We carry an awesome selection of tropical fruit trees, including Miracle fruit, jakfruit, sapotes, atemoyas and guavas. The list is very extensive and can be found on the site.  We sell over 40 types of delicious mangoes, including Asian and Indian varieties. We carry 8 types of Avocado trees, many of which are fairly cold tolerant.
We specialize in ‘Dwarf Condo’ fruit trees. These are great for small spaces or can be grown as patio trees.  We sell dwarf Wurtz avocado, Julie, Cogshall, Pickering and Ice Cream dwarf mangoes, dwarf Emperor and Sweet Cliff lychees, Celeste fig, dwarf mulberry and many varieties of dwarf citrus trees.
We are passionate about our diverse collection of tropical fruit trees and work hard to find the new and the unusual. We’ve been in business for over 24 fun filled years and are busier then ever and going strong!  We love to educate and get people excited about edible landscaping.
6831 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Florida 33710,   727-344-1668

Just Fruits and Exotics

was created to fill the niche for fruit growers gardening in Zones 7-9. This unique climate holds the possibility of growing one of the widest ranges of fruits in the world. This unique belt of land that hugs the lower 48 truly is the Garden of Eden. We have warm enough winters to grow tropical fruits, like citrus, bananas and figs, and cool enough winters to produce the temperate fruits, such as apples, peaches, pears and blueberries. Most of this is possible as a resultof the fruit breeding programs at the various universities throughout the region. Their work has produced fruit varieties that will thrive in our climate of warm, short winters and hot, humid summers.
30 St. Frances St., Crawfordville FL 32327
850-926-5644 FAX 926-9885

Palm Beach Bamboo

We are a Mom & Pop nursery and we really need and want your business! We are a South Florida Tropical Clumping Bamboo Nursery providing container bamboos and bamboo poles for the Homeowner and Landscape industry. We do not ship bamboos, but we do deliver in the South Florida area. Please call our office for price and availability or drop us an email. We would be happy to show you around the nursery and help you pick the perfect bamboo or poles for your needs, we ask that you call ahead so we can put aside time for you.
18520 49th St N, Loxahatchee, Fl 33470



Ison’s Nursery & Vineyards

Fruit and nut trees for the South, spec. in muscadines and scuppernongs (over 40 var.) Since our grandfather planted the first muscadine vine in 1934, the Ison family has enjoyed a long relationship with the muscadine grape. What started out as a modest 3 acre vineyard has evolved into more than 40 acres of vineyard and a nursery offering over 200 varieties of fruit, nut and berry plants. In the late 1960’s, our dad Bill Ison and Dr. B.O. Fry began breeding muscadines in order to improve size, taste and production. From the fruits of their labor we now have 22 patented varieties of muscadine! These varieties are considered the best for commercial vineyards, u-pick operations, and the back yard hobbyist.
Rt. 1, Box 190, Brooks, GA 30205. Telephone (770)599-6970 (800)733-0324 Fax (770)599-1727

Johnson Nursery

This North Georgia Mountain nursery run by Bill and Elisa Ford specializes in apples, both antique and modern varieties for the South. Pears, peaches and nectarines, plums, cherries, grapes, and a selection of other small fruits are available also. Antiques and disease-resistant types included.
1352 BIG CREEK RD., Ellijay, GA 30536,
tel. 888-276-3187 (toll-free) and 706-276-3187, fax 706-276-3186, e-mail

Thigpen Trail Bamboo Farm

We are a family-owned and operated farm and nursery specializing in bamboo. We grow over 100 varieties of bamboo, both non-invasive and grove-forming species. When you buy your bamboo from us, you are not only buying the plant. We will take the time to listen to your needs and help you decide which bamboo makes the most sense for you. If you already know what you need, that’s great. However, if (like most people) you need a little help deciding, we are happy to be of service!
Wholesale/Retail 229-782-7455 706-255-4901
Katie & Tracy Cato
6273 Thigpen Trail, Doerun, GA 31744


Illinois (please suggest sources for this region

The North American Fruit Explorers

(NAFEX) is a network of individuals throughout the United States and Canada devoted to the discovery, cultivation and appreciation of superior varieties of fruits and nuts.

Founded in 1967 by a small group of pomological hobbyists, NAFEX has grown to an organization of more than 3,000 members, and is chartered as a nonprofit organization in the state of Illinois. Although the ranks of our membership include professional pomologists, nurserymen, and commercial orchardists, NAFEX members are all AMATEURS in the truest sense of the word; they are motivated by their LOVE of fine fruit. NAFEX members typically work together to help each other by sharing ideas, information, experiences, and propagating material.

We communicate with each other via our online list and POMONA, a quarterly journal assembled largely from articles submitted by the membership which is published online in the Members’ Only section of the website and in one printed issue annually. A diverse assortment of interests and approaches are represented. While many of us are involved in collecting and growing well-known fruit like apples and pears, others are specialists in so-called “minor” fruit such as mayhaws, kiwis, persimmons, and pawpaws.



Backyard Berry Plants & Hazelbrake Farm

Specializing in Organically Grown Blueberry, Black berry, and Raspberry Plants
All of our plants are grown without the use of chemical pesticides, fungicides, or fertilizers. We use alfalfa and kelp meal, worm castings, rock minerals, fish emulsion (OMRI certified), and compost as our fertilizers. We also sell soil amendments.
3267 T.C. Steele Rd. Nashville, IN 47448 812-988-0579

Brambleberry Farm

    Permaculture-based consulting, education and stock for today’s homesteader.
Esprí and Darren Bender-Beauregard, 1668 E CR 100 N, Paoli, IN 47454

We began Brambleberry Farm in the fall of 2003 on land that Esprí’s parents generously share with us in the beautiful hills of southern Indiana. We started out as primarily a market garden and CSA, producing (non-certified) organic produce using no-till methods, and avoiding petroleum-based machinery such as tractors and tillers, which may compact
the garden soil when over-used.  While we were supporting ourselves with annual produce production we were also developing a complex food forest of perennial fruit trees and berries, which became the propagation base for our current fruit, nut, and berry nursery.  Since building our strawbale house on an adjacent area of the property we have begun developing new permaculture systems around the new house.  Our old garden beds have become an opportunity for a farm incubator project, and we are focusing our efforts on permaculture systems around our new house as well as a grass-fed beef operation on a neighbor’s property down the road, and our hand-crafted wooden kitchen utensil business.

    Currently we are developing a 3.5 acre pasture by rotating different species of livestock through it to improve the soil with their grazing, manure, and trampling behaviors. In 2010 we planted mixed orchard rows running N-S on 60’ centers within this system to increase the yields of the given acreage once the trees mature. We have grazed sheep, pigs, chickens and geese in this system, but at the moment we are limiting the grazers to sheep and chickens (due to time restraints).  We hope to have hogs in the system again by the time the orchard starts bearing, in order to clean up the fruit drops.

    Education and support for homesteaders and market gardeners is a large part of our mission.  We do this through affordable consulting services, internships, and tours.

Gardens Alive

5100 Schenley Place, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
(513) 354-1482

High quality lawn and garden products that work with nature. In using our products you may feel confident that you are doing your part in protecting the environment. At the same time, you will be maintaining a beautiful and healthy lawn or garden that will be the envy of your friends and neighbors.

Gurney’s Seed & Nursery Co.

P.O. Box 4178, Greendale, IN 47025-4178
(513) 354-1491     Fax: (513) 354-1493

Indiana Berry and Plant Co.

5218 W.500 South, Huntingburg, IN 47542. (800) 295-2226
This company originated to service the needs of producers of small fruits. This entire business has been developed to be a supplier totally committed to servicing the needs of the quality oriented small fruit grower for both the commercial grower and home gardener. We offer the same high quality plants whether you buy one or one thousand plants. The home gardener can feel confident that they are getting the same quality plant that the commercial growers are getting.

North Star Gardens, specializes in raspberries for the whole country. Now sharing catalog and addresses with Indiana Berry and Plant Co., 5218 W.500 South, Huntingburg, IN 47542. (800) 295-2226

Morse Nursery
3242 W 250 N, West Lafayette, IN 47906

Phone: 269-979-4252

Specializes in trees that produce fruit and acorns to attract and feed wildlife, such as persimmon, paw paw, wild pear, crabapple, etc. Our containerized plants are live, living, beautiful little plants usually shipped in full leaf. This type of plant material is very different from most plants delivered through the mail that are bare rooted plants. Bare root plants are usually dug in the fall, stored all winter and shipped dormant early spring.

Needmore Bamboo Nursery
My nursery is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Brown County in southern Indiana in USDA climate zone 6 and Sunset zone 35.
The nursery is open by appointment; mail orders may be arranged upon request depending upon availability. Give me a call at 812 988-6896 or email me at to arrange your visit.


Soil and Water Conservation Society

“Sources of Native Seeds and Plants.”
SWCS, 7515 NE Ankeny Rd., Ankeny, IA 50021
$3 ppd – 32 pg. listing of 243 sources of native shrubs and trees.



Wagon Wheel Orchard

a small family-owned and operated orchard situated on the California and Oregon trails in western rural Johnson County, Kansas, specializing in variety in apples, peaches, more….!



Bluegrass Blueberries

Container-grown highbush, and rabbiteye blueberry plants. Blueberries happen to be one of the most disease-resistant plants in North America. We believe that with the proper soil preparation, pest/disease prevention and common-sense care, they have the ability to provide years of health benefits – naturally. Bluegrass Blueberries grow blueberry plants that are NON-GMO. In addition, all products used to treat our nursery are OMRI-Certified. If you would like detailed information about the treatment and growing of our nursery stock, please feel free to call our office anytime at 270-432-5836.

England’s Orchard and Nursery

316 S.R 2004 McKee, KY. 40447-9616. Send for catalog or e-mail , Ph toll free 877-965-2228 Specializing in nut trees for alternative crops. Be sure to stock up for the fall on Hickories (shell-bark [the big ones] and shag-Bark [the tasty ones]), Black walnuts, heartnuts, chestnuts and other seed.

Nolin River Nut Tree Nursery

We are a small family owned and operated nursery trying our best to meet a growing demand for high-quality grafted nut trees sold at reasonable prices. We grow, graft, and grade our own trees to insure the best quality in the trees we sell. Many of the varieties we offer are not available anywhere else in the world. In fact, grafted trees of some species such as hickories and heartnuts are not easy to locate, primarily because of the difficulties involved in their  propagation. Pawpaw, black and Persian walnut, heartnut, butternut, chestnut, pecan, hican, shagbark and shellbark hickory and persimmon trees. Order by phone, fax or e-mail. Will also custom graft. 797 Port Wooden Rd., Upton, KY 42784   (270) 369-8551 Mon.-Sat. 7-7 C.T.

Peaceful Heritage Nursery 

​We are a permaculture-oriented, Certified Organic family-farm and mail-order nursery. We specialize in superior fruiting plants including heirloom fruit trees, selected superior and grafted pawpaw trees, fruiting shrubs, berry vines, and perennial plants that perform exceptionally well in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and warmer parts of the Mid-Western USA, as well as other regions across the USA.  

Crab Orchard, KY 40419.  (606) 355-7242 EST 



Sherwood’s GreenhousesJ. S. Akin, PO Box 6, Sibley, LA 71073. (318) 377-3653.Southern fruit, including mayhaw. Send SASE for list.



Fedco Trees

P.O. Box 520, Waterville, ME 04903-0520, tel. 207-873-7333 (-SEED), fax 207-872-8317



Edible Landscapes of Barnstead
We grow a variety of medicinal and culinary herbs, edible fruits and vegetables.  All plants listed are hardy to at least a zone 7.
As part of our efforts to engage in sustainable practices, we will transition to biodegradable plant pots as our inventory of plastic pots dwindles.


Food Forest Farm
is co-owned and operated in Holyoke, MA by husband and wife team, Jonathan Bates and Megan Barber. Jonathan launched Food Forest Farm in 2010 as a creative response to the “weed problem” in the edible forest garden (known as “Paradise Lot”) we co-manage with Eric (author of The Carbon Farming Solution and Paradise Lot) and Marikler Toensmeier of Perennial Solutions. For a while, Jonathan had been noticing that many of our beloved plants were reproducing like rabbits and getting weedy. Putting his “problem becomes a solution” goggles on, he began to think about selling plant propagules as a way to make our garden system even more productive - and we began to consider the possibility of our garden not just growing food, but also making us a living. Helping to get more edible forest gardens planted seemed like a beautiful solution to our excessive baby plant problem. As a result of a two-year hobby nursery experiment, spending many months rethinking the forty-hour workweek, a little human intuition, and lots of support from family and friends, Food Forest Farm was born in spring 2010.
PO Box 6620, Holyoke, MA 0104    |   413-437-0101

New England Cheesemaking Supply Co.

85 Main St.,(513) 354-1482
5100 Schenley Place, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025 Ashfield, MA 01330, 413-628-3808
home cheesemaking supplies, incl. starter cultures for yogurt, cheese, kefir, sour cream, etc.

Nourse Farms Inc,

41 River Road – South Deerfield, MA 01373 Monday – Phone (413) 665-2658 or Fax (413) 665-7888
We offer many varieties of strawberries, raspberries (summer and fall bearing) blackberries, blueberries, currants and gooseberries, as well as asparagus roots, rhubarb divisions, and horseradish sets.

Tripple Brook Farm

37 Middle Rd., Southhampton, MA 01073

Fruits, berries, misc. No pesticides. Eastern native plants. Under-used cold-hardy exotics. Over 300 species.



Bluebird Orchard & Nursery

4711 3-Mile Rd. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525, tel. 616-837-9598

Tim Strickler, Owner, sells scionwood from 170+ apple cultivars, both old and new varieties, and including numerous old southern apples and unique local varieties. (Although the nursery has a Michigan address, the orchards are located in southwestern Virginia, zone 6.) Price list free  email .

Cold Stream Farm

2030 Free Soil Rd., Free Soil, MI 49411-9752, 616-464-5809.

Deciduous shrubs, berries, trees, conifers, specializing in hybrid poplars.

Daisy Farms

Michigan based sellers of a variety of strawberry varieties, as well as blueberries, raspberries, rhubarb and horseradish. 28355 M-152 Dowagiac, MI, 49047 USA
Tel: (269) 782 6321
Fax: (269) 782 7131

DeGrandchamps Farms

Michiganders selling blueberry, cranberry and lingonberries to commercial growers and select cultivar packages to homeowners.

Hartmann’s Plant Company

PO Box 100, Lacota MI 49063. 

Sells many varieties of blueberries, strawberries, and other small fruits, groundcovers, trees, shrubs, garden supplies, books. Retail and wholesale.

Oikos Tree Crops

POBox 19425, Kalamazoo, MI 49019-0425. Ph: (616) 624-6233 Fax: (616) 624-4019

Seeds and scionwood. Oikos Tree Crops was founded by Ken Asmus in 1985. Since 1985 Ken has been planting various types of nuts, fruits and unique crops on a sandy hill in southwestern Michigan. 

Nash Nurseries

4975 W. Grand River Rd., Owosso, MI 48867-9292. (517) 651-5278,  

Container stock of grafted pawpaw, hybrid chestnuts, pine nuts & fruit trees. The beautiful Nash Centennial Farm has been in the family since 1860. The house and barns on the property are the originals and are over 150 years old. Nash Nurseries specializes in many different perennials, shrubs, trees, and unusual ornamentals. Our farm also has large producing groves of Pawpaws and Sweet Edible Chestnuts.

Southmeadow Fruit Gardens

P.O. Box 211, 10603 Cleveland Ave., Baroda, MI 49101, tel. 616-422-2411, fax 616-422-1464

Theo Gröotendorst, Owner. “Choice and unusual fruit tree varieties for the connoisseur and home gardener.” This long-established Michigan firm sells more than 250 apple trees (including many antique varieties from all over North America, European varieties, and old English cider apples), plus a good selection of commercial apple varieties, crab apples, pears, stone fruits, grapes, currants and gooseberries, and conservation fruits (i.e., hardy natives attractive to wildlife and people). Rootstocks are sold also. Price and variety list free.



Badgersett Research Farm and Nursery

RR 1, Box 141, Canton Mn. 55922, 507-743-5870, 

Specializing in nut trees and shrubs. Badgersett is a type C for-profit research and development corporation, directed and operated by Mr. Philip A. Rutter. We are located in the southeastern corner of Minnesota, about 8 miles north of Iowa and 60 miles west of the Mississippi River. The farm is 160 acres of silt-loam soil, on the hilly uplands above the river. Winter temperatures are comparable to those 200 miles north, growing zone 4.

Our goals are to design and develop the plants, tools, and techniques needed for profitable woody agriculture, the production of main-crop food staples from woody plants; to make these tools and plants available to others; and to support the new crops and farmers as they grow.

Great River Vineyard

A grape nursery specializing in cold-climate wine and table grape varieties for wine or juice, jam, jelly, and syrup!

Lake Sylvia Vineyard Nursery, 13375 51st Avenue, South Haven, MN 55382.  Hardy grapevines.

Aberfoyle Vineyards & Nursery

58143 111th St., Mapleton, MN 56065   61
Whenever possible (95%) our nursery stock is grown from wood collected from our family vineyard. Propagation wood is graded and only the strongest and healthiest wood is used for our nursery stock.
Our bare-root stock is over wintered in our temperature and humidity controled root cellar until we ship them to you in the spring. Greenhouse grown potted vines start their rooting process in the depths of winter and transfered to the greenhouse by April so they are well rooted and ready for you to plant as early as mid May.


Missouri (please suggest sources for this region

Goods From the Woods

is the leading online retailer of American Pinon Pine Nuts and other wild-growing crops, also promoting the sustainable use of pinon forest lands. We advocate and consult on sustainable forestry approaches, and work with private landowners, communities, and government agencies to achieve responsible stewardship of our natural heritage. / Goods From The Woods Wild Crops Farm was founded by Penny Frazier in 1995. We work exclusively with wild harvested, special forest products from American Forests.
14125 Hwy C, Licking, MO 65542        573-674-4567       1-800-267-6680

Stark Brother’s Nursery
James Stark had started a tradition of horticultural excellence. Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards Co. gained world leadership as a developer and promoter of outstanding fruit varieties. The most famous of these are the Stark Red Delicious Apple from 1893 and the Stark Golden Delicious Apple from 1914. This work of quality and excellence led to an association with famed plant wizard Luther Burbank. After his passing in 1926, Stark Bro’s was selected to carry on his work with more than 750 varieties.
Email: Phone:800.325.4180 Fax:573.754.3701
P.O. Box 1800, Louisiana, MO 63353





Nature Hills Nursery, Inc.

Phone: (402)934-8116 | Fax: (402)991-0778,  3334 North 88th Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68134
Nature Hills Nursery, Inc. was originally founded in 2001 as a conifer and deciduous tree nursery. Nature Hills Nursery started as a local tree nursery serving a limited geographic area. Our company has evolved and responded to our customers’ demand of quality nursery products. We continue to improve our on-line capabilities and expand our product offerings.


New Jersey

Pitspone Farm

is a modest suburban farm specializing in small fruit and berries, including fig, elderberry (American and European), currant, gooseberry, aronia, jostaberry, goumi, saskatoon, mulberry and alpine strawberry. 39 Eastern Drive, Kendall Park , NJ
My plants are all sold in containers, which allows them to be planted year-round with minimal disturbance. During the late fall and early spring I sell cuttings for many of my plants and also a small amount of bare root plants.
All the plants I sell are suitable for the mid-atlantic region. I focus on cultivars with good vigor, disease resistance and great tasting fruit.

Waterford Gardens

74 East Allendale Rd., Saddle River, NJ / 07458, 201-327-0721
Waterford Gardens is recognized as one of the country’s premiere water lily farms. Specializing in all things aquatic, we offer an extensive collection of water lilies and marginal plants along with top quality Koi and pond fish. We also carry all the top brands of pumps and filters along with foods, conditioners and medications.

Wild Ridge Plants
We’re a family business growing locally adapted native plants and educating and consulting on their uses, ecology, and stewardship. We work to increase the abundance of native plants by transforming human landscapes into habitats that sustain nature and people alike.

We are active in conservation organizations with many years of experience in stewardship of wild plant communities, field botany, teaching and writing about native plant ecology, and the use and preparation of edible and medicinal plants. We grow native edible and medicinal plants from hand collected seed. We use an organic potting soil and organic fertilizers. We’re also committed to stewardship of natural areas, and offer educational programs and consulting services for large and small scale restoration projects and permaculture projects. Wild Ridge Plants is owned and operated by Jared Rosenbaum and Rachel Mackow, and located in Pohatcong, NJ.

New Jersey
New Hampshire

New Mexico

Plants of the Southwest

Agua Fria, Rt 6 Box 11A, Santa Fe, NM 87501.  Wildflowers, Wildflower Mixes, Grasses, Trees and Shrubs, Evergreen Trees, Vegetables and Herbs, Chiles. Seeds and plants. – Order: (800) 788-7333

New Mexico

New York

Christian Homesteading Movement

Oxford, NY 13830-0971 The Fahey family sells more than 200 varieties of apples as scionwood only (A to L varieties available in even years, M-Z in odd years). They also sell supply scionwood from 12 pears, 27 plums, 14 cherries, and 2 mulberries. Orchards are maintained organically and include a breeding program for disease resistant and long-keeping apples. Send SASE for brochure listing varieties available (includes a list of the best apples for no-spray organic culture).

Cummins Nursery

18 Glass Factory Bay Rd., Geneva, NY 14456, tel. 315-789-7083, e-mail Stephen and James Cummins’ small family-run nursery specializes in antique, unusual, and disease-resistant fruit trees. The firm’s selection of custom-grafted trees (and rootstocks) includes apples (14 cider apples and 26 antiques), pears, apricots, peaches, and others; small fruits are available also in their 1999 catalog. Cummins Nursery is successor to the New York State Fruit Tree Association; father Dr. James Cummins is a retired Cornell University root stock breeder. Catalog free.

Double A Vineyards

Fredonia, New York based nursery offering eating and wine-making grapes in retail and wholesale quantities. Online ordering. Double A Vineyards is a family owned operation that is dedicated to supplying you with quality grapevines. We began production in 1990 with a small number of cuttings and have grown to over two million cuttings this year. We have increased our variety list to over 75, with production of other varieties by request.

Edible Acres

Located just north of Trumansburg, NY in the beautiful Finger Lakes, we are a permaculture nursery and forest farm research space focused on low and no tech solutions.
We offer a huge array of useful plants and provide consultation, design and land management services in our region. We aren’t offering shipping yet, but if you are in the region this could be a great way to get a ton of your permaculture plants from a nursery that only uses home made potting mix with biochar, recycled pots and never any chemicals. Contact: Sean Dembrosky 607-342-4953

Henry Leuthardt Nursery

Montauk Highway, Box 666, East Moriches, Long Island, NY   11940.  (516) 878-1387.  Specializes in dwarf and espalier-trained fruit trees.  Antique and European varieties. We have specialized in the Dwarf Fruit Trees, the Espalier Fruit Trees, and the Berries that we sell for the past 82 years. Our company originated in Port Chester, New York and expanded to East Moriches, Long Island, New York.

John Gordon Nursery

Upstate New York seller of temperate nut trees as well as paw-paw and American persimmon.

Miller Nurseries

5060 West Lake Road, Canandaigua, NY   14424. (800) 836-9630.  New and old fruit. (After 75 years, Miller Nurseries will now become part of Stark Bro’s, a highly respected nursery company that’s been “growing” their famous legacy since 1816.)

St. Lawrence Nurseries

325 State Hwy. 345, Potsdam, NY 13676, tel. 315-265-6739,  From their small, family-run operation near the New York-Ontario border, Bill and Diana MacKentley specialize in fruits and nut trees for northern climates. Nursery stock is managed organically. Varieties offered in the firm’s 1998 catalog include tree fruits (apples, plums, and others), nut trees, small fruits (grapes, blueberries, and others), and “edible ornamentals” attractive to wildlife. The apple selection (over 120 varieties) consists of many old types and disease-resistant lines, with informative entries on origins and other characteristics; other classic fruits are available also. Since the 1920s.

Wafler Nursery

Western New York State nursery providing apple trees to the commercial grower. Wafler Nursery is a family run business since 1962. We specialize in growing fruit trees. Over the years, through innovation and hard work, we have been able to keep your trust in our quality product and to win new customers by that reputation. All of us at Wafler Nursery make it our goal to deliver the highest quality trees possible to our customers.
10748 Slaght Rd., Wolcott, NY 14590

New York

New Mexico (please suggest sources for this region
Plants of the Southwest,
Agua Fria, Rt 6 Box 11A, Santa Fe, NM 87501.  Wildflowers, Wildflower Mixes, Grasses, Trees and Shrubs, Evergreen Trees, Vegetables and Herbs, Chiles. Seeds and plants. – Order: (800) 788-7333


North Carolina

Big Horse Creek Farm

Specializing in Appalachian Mountain Apple Trees
We are a small family-owned and operated orchard and nursery located in the remote high mountains of Ashe County, North Carolina. We specialize in the collection and propagation of antique and heirloom apple varieties of the Appalachian Mountains as well as many other apple varieties of the world. We seek to preserve these old varieties in the hope that others may appreciate the incredible diversity of apples that once was a part of the cultural heritage of the Appalachian region.
Ron & Suzanne Joyner, P.O. Box 70, Lansing, NC 28643

Finch Blueberry Nursery

is located in eastern central North Carolina on land that is well suited for growing both the southern and northern blueberry plant families. Started over 50 years ago by Jack Finch, Finch Nursery is now one of the largest and oldest suppliers of blueberry plants in the world. Jack’s son, Dan, now runs the nursery, shipping blueberry plants  throughout North America. Experience, research, and dedication to growing healthy, disease-resistant, blueberry plants assures consumers of receiving quality plants and expert advice for successfully growing luscious blueberries. PO Box 699, Bailey, NC 27807, 1-800-245-4662

Greenleaf Nursery Co,
Toll-Free: (877) 331-2982 Fax: (877) 407-5550, 2349 Chinquapin Road, Tarboro, NC 27886
In 1997, 295 acres of additional land was purchased in Tarboro, N.C., located approximately 70 miles east of Raleigh. Envisioned as a diverse, “complete product line” miniaturized version of our Texas and Oklahoma operations, the North Carolina division quickly became a major supplier to Greenleaf’s eastern customers. Presently, the Tarboro nursery produces 1,300,000 units, 2,600,000 cuttings, and 1,110,000 liners annually, and during the peak of the season, we employ 140 people at our Tarboro nursery.
Also based in:

Park Hill, Oklahoma
28406 Highway 82, Park Hill, OK 74451
Phone: (918) 457-5172
Toll-Free: (800) 331-2982
El Campo, Texas Nursery
262 FM 2674 Road, El Campo, TX 77437
Phone: 979-543-1172
Toll-Free: 800-237-3147
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma Division
1001 Highway 10 West, Fort Gibson, OK 74434
Phone: (918) 478-4349

Hoffman Nursery

For over 25 years, Hoffman Nursery has provided ornamental and native grasses to the wholesale horticultural trade. Probably best collection of ornamental grasses in NC.

5520 Bahama Rd., Rougemont, NC 27572, 1-877-804-0444, Fax: 919-471-3100-


Lewis Strawberry Nursery

PO Box 24, 3500 NC Hwy 133, Rocky Point, NC 28457 -(910) 675-2394. Wholesale strawberries, blueberries, and more.

Meadowbrook / We-Du Natives

Rt. 5, Box 724, 2055 Polly Spout Rd, Marion, NC 28752, (Cat. $1) — nursery propagated SE natives, unusual rock garden plants.    828-738-8300 phone, 828-287-9348 fax
About half of the plants we offer are US natives and the others are mostly from China, Europe, Japan, South Africa and South America.

Perry’s Water Gardens

191 Leatherwood Gap Rd., Franklin, NC 28734, 704-524-3264 (Cat. $2) — incredible selection of aquatic plants. They welcome visitors, esp. near July 4th when greatest variety of waterlilies, lotus, etc. are blooming. Also sell goldfish. Our gardens were named for Perry D. Slocum, internationally known hybridizer, who received the Water Lily Hall of Fame Award in 1986. Perry was the President of the International Water Lily Society from 1988-89.

Perry’s Water Gardens is a Wholesale/Retail Aquatic plant nursery established in 1980 by Perry D. Slocum and is known for shipping high quality mature plants. It started out as a quiet place for Perry to retire and do some hybridizing. As Perry’s enthusiasm grew, so did the bloomin’ business. It is now owned and operated by me, Ben R. Gibson. Perry was my stepfather and I bought the gardens in 1986 and worked along side Perry until his death in 2004.

Sandy Mush Herb Nursery

Rt. 2, 316 Surrett Cove Rd., Leicester, NC 28748-5517, 828-683-2014, Fax 828-683-2014
Sandy Mush Herb Nursery cultivates 1950 culinary, tea, decorative and traditional medicinal herbs, flowering perennials, scented geraniums, dye and fiber plants, ivies, natives and woodies.

Smith’s Nursery & Irrigation

(704) 821-8077 FAX (704) 821-8345, PO Box 218 Indian Trail, NC 28079 Shipping: 4332 Pioneer Ln., Matthews, NC 28104
Selling quality landscaping plants and small trees to both the retail and commercial market.

Tarheel Native Trees, 2234 Peele Road, Clayton, NC 27501, 919-553-5927. — extensive collection of NC native woody trees and shrubs, offering rooted cuttings and larger containers of named cultivars, esp. Ilex veticillata, and magnolia.

Useful Plants Nursery

“Liberation through Abundance”
*Plants for Permaculture, *Phytonutritional Plants for Edible Landscaping, *Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Medicinal Herbs,
*Permaculture Design and Consulting
1041 Camp Elliot Rd., Black Mtn. NC, 28711   (828) 669-1759

North Caroliina

New Jersey

Pitspone Farm

is a modest suburban farm specializing in small fruit and berries, including fig, elderberry (American and European), currant, gooseberry, aronia, jostaberry, goumi, saskatoon, mulberry and alpine strawberry. 39 Eastern Drive, Kendall Park , NJ
My plants are all sold in containers, which allows them to be planted year-round with minimal disturbance. During the late fall and early spring I sell cuttings for many of my plants and also a small amount of bare root plants.
All the plants I sell are suitable for the mid-atlantic region. I focus on cultivars with good vigor, disease resistance and great tasting fruit.

Waterford Gardens

74 East Allendale Rd., Saddle River, NJ / 07458, 201-327-0721
Waterford Gardens is recognized as one of the country’s premiere water lily farms. Specializing in all things aquatic, we offer an extensive collection of water lilies and marginal plants along with top quality Koi and pond fish. We also carry all the top brands of pumps and filters along with foods, conditioners and medications.

Wild Ridge Plants
We’re a family business growing locally adapted native plants and educating and consulting on their uses, ecology, and stewardship. We work to increase the abundance of native plants by transforming human landscapes into habitats that sustain nature and people alike.

We are active in conservation organizations with many years of experience in stewardship of wild plant communities, field botany, teaching and writing about native plant ecology, and the use and preparation of edible and medicinal plants. We grow native edible and medicinal plants from hand collected seed. We use an organic potting soil and organic fertilizers. We’re also committed to stewardship of natural areas, and offer educational programs and consulting services for large and small scale restoration projects and permaculture projects. Wild Ridge Plants is owned and operated by Jared Rosenbaum and Rachel Mackow, and located in Pohatcong, NJ.

New Jersey
North Dakota

Sooner Plant Farm, Inc.

is located in Northeastern Oklahoma, also known as Green Country. We offer over 4700 varieties of the most popular landscape plants and trees, as well as many hard-to-find and rare cultivars that are available in the United States. We ship directly to your door via FedEx Ground, and we stand out with our well-established, containerized plants that range in size from small one-quart size perennials, large 5-6 foot tall 5 gallon size trees, and even large 7 gallon size shrubs!

Our knowledgeable team of growers and customer sales staff are expert horticulturalists and have spent most of their lives in the plant industry. It is our goal to help you solve your plant problems, answer your plant related questions, and supply your landscaping plant needs. We value each of our customers, and we sincerely appreciate the opportunity to serve them and our future customers with the highest service, respect, and professionalism in the plant industry.


Oregon (please suggest sources for this region

Dancing Oaks Nursery and Gardens

is a retail and mail order nursery nestled in the foothills of the coast range in the central Willamette Valley. The Nursery grows unusual trees, shrubs and perennials garnered from all corners of the world. We have carefully selected these plants for their unique characteristics and believe that they merit cultivation and appreciation in Northwest gardens and beyond. 

The nursery is embedded in an established display garden where you can see hundreds (maybe thousands — we’ve lost track!) of mature plant specimens, plantings designed to accent attractive characteristics, and beds which illustrate suitable companion plants.


One Green World
is a family owned nursery and garden center located in Portland, Oregon. We have been providing a huge selection of fruiting trees and shrubs, berries, vines, unique citrus, nut trees, vegetables and much more
to people all over the United States.
6469 SE 134th Ave, Portland, OR 97236

Secret Garden Growers

Retail and Mail-Order Specialty Plant Nursery in Canby, Oregon

We are plant junkies (first and foremost), mad gardeners, horticulturists, Certified Arborist, and before we sound too ‘geeky’ here, professionals who have been in various realms of the plant business for a very long time. We are located in the wilds of the northern Willamette Valley, in farm country, Canby, Oregon. Plants are our passion! Perennials are our first love, unique shrubs are a close second, ornamental grasses, always…the person who dies with the most plants wins, right? Our collection is the result of ongoing world-wide plant safaris. We propagate most of our own plants from our very own stock plants with our very own hands. There is plenty of positive energy in these plants, infused with lots of TLC and ‘up close and personal’, individual attention.

Whitman Farms
Salem, OR. Whitman Farms began in 1980 as an informal nut tree and small fruit adjunct to a large bare root nursery next door in Salem Oregon. It was a one-woman show and mostly for fun. However, Lucile Whitman, the owner, got sidetracked; she became enamored of unusual ornamental trees and started planting any weird and wonderful woody plants she ran across, using root control bags, a new plant-friendly technology. Good selection of berries.

Hydrangeas Plus

Hydrangeas of all kinds and colors. Over 300 varieties of hydrangeas and close relatives.

6543 S. Zimmerman Road, Aurora OR 97002

Open by Appointment & special events posted on website.

Mail order available online.


Millers Manor Gardens

Rare & unusual dwarf conifers, hardy Fuchsias, rock & alpine plants, Iris and other perennials.

27452 S Gribble Road, Canby OR 97013

(503) 899-7160

Open:  ONLY by Appointment and Special Events


N & M Herb Nursery

A creative array of herbs, tropical plants, specialty perennials, baskets and mixed pots

11702 Feller Rd. NE, Hubbard, Oregon 97032

(503) 981-9060

Open: Mar 25-July 10 & Sept 16-30 Mon>Sat 10-5 Sun 11-4


Out In the Garden Nursery

Growing Great Gardens One Plant at a Time! Perennials and Grasses for Sun & Shade

Warm, fuzzy & feathered farm animals!

32483 S Mathias Rd, Molalla, OR 97038

(503) 829-4141

Open: Apr-June Tues–Sun 10-4;   

Jul-Sept Tue-Sat 10-4 and by Appointment


Sebright Gardens

Specializing in Hostas, Ferns, Epimediums & Shade Tolerant Plants

7185 Lakeside Drive NE, Salem OR 97305

(503) 463-9615

Open: March 30 - October 27,  Daily 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, 

We are open all seasonal holidays.

Mail order available online.


Secret Garden Growers

Uncommon Plants for the Passionate Gardener

29100 S. Needy Rd, Canby OR  97013

On site sales, mail order; ISA Certified Arborist on staff.

(503) 381-2661

Open: April thru Oct Thur>Sat 10-5 and by Appointment


Pennsylvania (please suggest sources for this region

The Forest Exchange

is a nursery inspired by the abundance of wild spaces. We grow bare root fruit and nut trees, shrubs, and perennials with the goal of encouraging landscapes that are bountiful and balanced.Permaculture nursery specializing in food trees - nuts, fruits, etc. Our seed stock come from abundantly producing wild found trees. We grow without any chemical fertilizers or sprays. Other seasonal offerings include herbal products and mushroom spawn. Wyalusing, PA 18853

Rhode Island

Rhode Island (please suggest sources for this region

Nuts & Bolts Nursery

We are a cooperative edible perennial nursery that has a wide variety of trees, herbs, and unique plants to get your own permaculture garden started. We also have some cozy, magic crafts made right from our nursery."

South Carolina

Jackson & Perkins

2 Floral Ave., Hodges, SC 29653
Jackson & Perkins was founded in 1872, when Charles Perkins, with the financial backing of his father-in-law, A.E. Jackson, started up a modest enterprise wholesaling strawberries and grape plants from a farm in Newark, N.Y.

McKenzie Farms and Nursery

is located on Hwy 341 between Lake City and Olanta SC.. We have been producing vegetables and other crops here since the mid 1960’s. We grow watermelons, squash and sweet potatoes during the summer season followed by cabbage and collard greens during winter. The Nursery is a year round adventure! We specialize in cold hardy citrus, eucalyptus and some palms. We currently grow and graft some 40 different species of citrus. Many of the citrus species are extremely rare and come from all over the world.
2115 Olanta Hwy, Scranton, SC 29591 (843) 389-4831 specializes in cold hardy citrus, eucalyptus and some palms.

Woodlanders, Inc.

1128 Colleton Avenue, Aiken, SC 29801. (803) 648-7522. A wide variety of hard-to-find southern plants.

Woodlanders was founded in 1980 in Aiken, South Carolina. Since that time we have been constantly evaluating new native plants species and selections that we find or receive from friends and colleagues. We are also introducing many new plants from around the world that we find in our travels, obtain from arboreta and botanical gardens, plant hunting expeditions, and contacts in other lands. Woodlanders tends to concentrate on new plants for warm climate areas which have historically been neglected in the introduction of new ornamental plants.

South Carolina
South Dakota


Beaver Creek Nursery

7526 Pelleaux Rd., Knoxville, TN 37938, 865-922-3961

Beaver Creek Nursery is a full landscape design and installation company. We are the areas only nursery to offer a three acre display garden that gives you the opportunity to see your landscape in a mature setting. Since we’re not your average nursery, you won’t find any Bradford Pears or Leyland Cypress here! We grow and specialize in unusual, rare and hard to find plants not readily available at other nurseries or most big box stores. We grow approximately 70% of all our stock so you can be assured your plant will be well suited for success in our area.

Bill’s Berry Farm

1500 Dotsonville Rd., Clarksville, TN 37042, Blackberries, Blueberries, Grapes, Muscadines, Raspberries

Cumberland Valley Nurseries

394 Shaffie Ln, McMinnville, TN 37110
tel. 800-492-0022 or 931-668-4153, fax 931-668-7251 This Tennessee wholesale nursery specializes in peaches–over 90 varieties, mostly heritage types, are available. Additional stock includes plums, nectarines, pears, cherries, and apples (including several antiques). No orders to AZ, CA, OR, WA, or Canada. Established 1902.
Fruit trees are all we deal with. We have been in business for over 25 years and have made a living growing quality fruit trees. Our trees are grown right here on our farm, cutting out the middle man, so we can offer you great quality at an unbeatable price. We work with trees 5-6 days a week, and you could say we know the trees personally. What we do is grow the best quality fruit trees for the home grower year after year. Growing fruit trees is what we love to do and it shows in our product.
P.O. Box 8095, McMinnville, TN 37111

Garden Delights Online Plant Nursery

We are a wholesale state certified nursery grower of quality trees, shrubs, perennials, wetland and native plants and trees. Our availabilty exceeds most growers in the industry with over 3200 acres of availability to choose from. We are located in the heart of the nursery capitol near Mcminnville Tennessee. Garden Delights Nursery a family owned and operated Plant Nursery and offer you quality trees, shrubs, perennials, vines, wildflowers, ferns, live stakes and B&B trees at affordable wholesale grower prices.

GroWild, Inc.

is a wholesale Tennessee plant nursery specializing in native North American plants. GroWild has over 950 species and cultivars of native perennials, wildflowers, trees, shrubs, vines, and grasses.

We pay special attention to the provenance of our plants. The great majority of our inventory is propagated on site, and most originates from the mid-South. In fact, much of our stock comes from Middle Tennessee and a surprising amount is the local genotype native to GroWild’s own 127 acres of beautiful hills and hollows.

GroWild is located in Fairview Tennessee, a short drive from Metropolitan Nashville, TN. 7190 Hill Hughes Rd Fairview, TN 37062
Terri Barnes & Mike Berkley  615-799-1910, 615-799-1912 fax

Hidden Springs Nursery

We differ from most modern businesses in that our primary objective is not to make huge profits, but to provide plants we feel good about and to make an honest, simple living. Using sustainable agriculture principles, we remain small and rely mainly on our own labor. Our quality, disease-resistant plants are grown without the use of chemical fertilizers or poisonous sprays. Often our bottom line is not cost, but environmental impact. We encourage you to grow no or low spray fruits in your yard to help cut back on world pesticide use, the petroleum it takes to truck food across the country, and to foster your good health.
170 Hidden Springs Lane, Cookeville, TN 38501. 931-268-2592 – Unusual fruits etc.. Annie Black & Diana Lalani


We are dedicated to education and promotion of the edible mushrooms as delicious, immune system-stimulating, high-protein gourmet food that can be sustainably grown in natural, renewable media. The wood digesters like shiitake and oysters can be profitably grown in fresh green logs. They help to make the forest cost-effective. Sustainable harvesting practices help preserve the health of the trees, and thereby the ecology of all our creature relations who live in the forest.

The most potent immune enhancers come from fungi, and are commonly used as  adjuncts to ordinary treatment for disease in Asia. Mushrooms grown by individuals are free of pesticides and fertilizers, the highest quality food anywhere. They are an important part of the locally-grown, chemical-free food of the future. 156 Drakes Lane/PO Box 220, Summertown, TN 38483-0220, 931-964-2200

Native Gardens

Rt. 1, Box 464, 5737 Fisher Lane, Greenback, TN 37742, 615-856-3350 – nursery propagated native perennials, trees & shrubs.

Morton Old-Fashioned Apples

Rt. 1, Box 203, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 (no mail order, pick-up only) — 121 fruits, 25 berries, etc. in 1988.

Earth Advocates Research Farm

Sue and Adam Turtle. 30 Myers Rd., Summertown, TN 38483 – extensive bamboo collection, 200+ cvs. No mail order – pickup only. 931 964-4151 931-964-4228 fax/phone (7am-6pm CST) we are researching candidate plant species, evaluating plant assemblages and exploring cultural techniques and strategies all toward developing sustainable ways (ie. low input) of stewarding our home planet.

This sacred space, now known as Earth Advocates Research Farm(EARF), was established in the fall of 1991. It is a non-academically and non-governmentally affiliated informal not for profit organization located in the low rolling hills of Southern middle Tennessee. Here we host a number of Bamboo and Permaculture-related events.

Vernon Barnes & Son Nursery

PO Box 250-L, 257 Kesey Ford Rd, McMinnville, TN 37110, 615-668-8576. — over 250 var. fruit/nut/shrubs/perennials.



Texas Pecan Nursery

A family-owned and operated business located in Chandler, TX. It was started by Sam A. Pollard, Sr. and wife Junnie Pollard. It is still operated by second and third generations of the family. Texas Pecan has been in production since 1925 on 400 acres and offers a variety of nut, fruit and shade trees of the highest quality. Texas Pecan specializes in pecan trees – containers, bareroot and packaged.


Vermont (please suggest sources for this region

Perfect Circle Farm and Nursery
A Vermont small family owned operation growing mostly edible and other plants of interest for permaculture. Extensive selection of sea berry, bush cherry, haskap/honeyberry/lonicera and much more. We ship plants year ’round. Contact Buzz Ferver 802-229-5436.
87 Kimball Road, Worcester, Vermont 05682


Rare Roots

is a perennial plant mail order company owned and operated by women. Our family has been growing perennials for over 30 years in central Virginia.


What started as a small, front yard family business has now expanded into a successful perennial nursery that sits on over 30 acres. All of our plants are grown in outdoor beds (Zone 7) to ensure durability. We specialize in common as well as some of the more unusual varieties of perennial flowers, ferns, grasses, hosta, and groundcovers. We’ve been successfully serving our local region for years.


After many mail order requests came in from all over the country, we decided to expand our reach and open Rare Roots. We are committed to growing and selling quality perennials so all of our plants come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. 


Washington (please suggest sources for this region

Burnt Ridge Nursery and Orchards
is a family-owned farm, in business since 1980. Our 20-acre farm is located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains with a beautiful view of Mount St. Helens. Our mail order nursery specializes in unusual and disease resistant trees, vines, and shrubs that produce edible nuts or fruits. We also have a large selection of Northwest native plants and ornamental and useful landscape trees. We send nice sized, healthy, well-rooted plant material. The varieties we carry have
done well in our orchards. If you have questions, please feel free to call, write or email us. We can help you make appropriate choices for your growing area. Good selection of sweet chestnuts and other nuts.
432 Burnt Ridge RoadOnalaska, Washington 98570
Phone: 360.985.2873     Fax: 360.985.0882

Raintree Nursery

Since 1972, we have been supplying flavorful, disease resistant fruit varieties to backyard gardeners.

Raintree selects fruit varieties for flavor and ease of growing, with you the backyard gardener in mind. We have searched the world to collect the best backyard fruit varieties for you, the American gardener, as you will see as you enjoy our catalog. Check our Growers Guide for a guide to the best choices for your region.

Most mail order fruit nurseries choose their varieties for the commercial grower and since they grow many thousands of each variety, they then offer those same varieties to you.

Commercial fruit varieties, the same ones you find in the supermarkets, are grown for their uniformity of shape and color, their ability to keep in controlled storage and their high production. We frankly don't care how bright and shiny the fruit is or how well it can ship across the country. We care about how flavorful the fruit is and how easy it is for you, the backyard grower to grow.

391 Butts Road, Morton, WA 98356

Johann's Garden
Our primary focus is perennial edible plants, but a healthy mix of native species and pollinator attractant ornamentals are included in the regular selection. 
Sustainability is a core value.  This is demonstrated by our use of locally sourced components in our custom mixed peat free soil, re-use of plastic containers supplemented by back up biodegradable pots when we can't find second hand plastic pots to re-use and our reviving of a gravity flow water system to irrigate our plants without using electricity to pump water or pulling from limited reserves of underground aquifers.  

27013 Lower Burnett Rd E, Buckley, WA 98321

West Virginia

Wisconsin (please suggest additional sources for this region

Beyond Vineyard & Nursery / Driftless Sacred Grove
Rootable cuttings, scionwood, plants.
All my plantings are no spray organic. Cuttings are collected fresh or within the last month or two and stored in a refrigerator. Cuttings are dormant and unrooted. Scionwood is dormant and needs to be grafted to rootstock. All plant material is limited and sold on a first come first served basis.

10375 County Highway A, La Farge, WI, United States, Wisconsin

(608) 625-4619

Forest Agriculture Nursery

Where Ecology Meets Agriculture. We're a nursery located on New Forest Farm in Viola, WI that offers cold climate-hardy hybrid chestnuts, hybrid hazelnuts and other fruit/nut tree crops.
Contact for perennial tree crops information, plant sales and ordering: 
630-728-3317, 15662 County Highway I Viola, WI 54664


Wyoming (please suggest additional sources for this region

The Refuge Permaculture Center / Tara Farm & Nursery

Located just west of Casper, Wyoming's only permaculture center. Offering workshops, design, property evaluations, consults, native plant nursery with demonstration projects located at Tara Farm and Nursery. Visits by appointment only. Course certified from Oregon State University Extension and Cornell University Extension. 307-262-8043 Finding Refuge in the Wind...



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