March 2000 United States Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 77 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, Illinois 60604 Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Natural Landscaping Resource List
Disclaimer: The following list of nurseries, seed sources, landscape architects, ecologists, consultants, and contractors does not imply any endorsement or recommendation by the Federal Government. This is not a complete list of resources. It is intended only to be an aid to those seeking initial guidance on native landscaping.
Below is a list of potential sources where you may obtain further information. B.C. Nursery, 4183 State Route 276, Batavia, OH 45103; (513) 724-9032. Specialize in fruit trees for wildlife. Bostdorff’s Greenhouse Acres, 18862 N. Dixie Highway, Bowling Green, OH 43402; (419) 353-7858. Calico, Sage and Tyme, 115 Clay Street, Bowling Green, OH 43402; (419) 352-5417. Earthscapes Nursery, 10403 State Route 48, Loveland, OH 45140; (513) 683-0144. Klotz’s Flower Farm, Napoleon Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402; (419) 353-8381. Land Reformers, 35703 Loop Road, Rutland, OH 45775; (740) 742-3478. Sell 100 native species and grow 300 species. Specialize in native plants. Oak Park Garden Center, 3131 Wilkens Road, Swanton, OH 43558; (419) 825-1438. The Ohio Seed Co., 8888 Parson Road, Croton, OH 43013; (614) 879-8366. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sell seeds for 34 native species. Portage Valley Plant Company, 1343 Albon Road, Holland, OH 43528; (419) 865-5843. Wholesale only. Seeds of the Tall Grasses, 1961 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware, OH 43015; (740) 369-5625. Specializes in native prairie seeds of Ohio. Springbrook Gardens, Inc., P.O. Box 388, 6778 Helsley Road, Mentor, OH 44061-0388; (216) 255-3059. Wholesale only. Vintage Gardens, 8305 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, OH 43551; (419) 872-1617.
Additional Resources: Cincinnati Wild Flower Preservation Society, 90005 Decima St., Cincinnati, OH 45242. Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106; Horticulture Information Line: (216) 721-0400. Website: www.cbgarden.com. Wildflower garden.
Cox Arboretum Metropark, 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton, OH 45449; (513) 434-9005. Conservation Corner planted as native prairie, wet prairie and wetland. “Making a Prairie Garden”, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Fountain Square, Columbus, OH 43224. Siting a prairie garden, planning, collecting seeds, preparation, planting, maintenance. Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Natural Heritage Program, Fountain Square, Columbus, OH 43224; (614) 265-6464. Website: www.dnr.state.oh.us. Ohio Native Plant Society, 6 Louise Dr., Chagrin Falls, OH 44022. Native Plant Society of Northeastern Ohio, 2651 Kerwick Rd., University Heights, OH 44118. Native Plants of Ohio, Bulletin 865, Ohio State University. Available online at ohioline.ag.ohio-state.edu. “Ohio Natural Heritage Data Services”, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Fountain Square, Building F-1, Columbus, OH 43224. “Rare Native Ohio Plants: 1994-1995 Status List”, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Columbus, OH 43224. Available online at www.dnr.state.oh.us. Stanley M. Rowe Arboretum, 4600 Muchmore Rd., Indiana Hill, OH 45243; (513) 561-5151. Native plants and conifers. University of Nebraska, Department of Horticulture, 377K Plant Science Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583-0724; (402) 472-2854. Information about PrairieScapes: landscapes and gardens that help prevent pollution; environmentally sound landscaping for prairie region. Wild Ones - Natural Landscapers, P.O. Box 23576, Milwaukee, WI 53223. Non-profit organization educating members on landscaping using native species with a chapter in Columbus. For more information visit the national homepage at www.for-wild.org.