Sources for Plants

Here is a list of native plant nurseries owned and operated by members of Wild Ones Lexington. All these nurseries have plants for sale now, and most  will contract-grow plants in larger numbers, if given sufficient lead time.


  • EARTHeim Landscape Design
Owner: Katrina Kelly [email protected]
EARTHeim grows and sells mostly straight species native plants, with a few cultivars, herbs, and other garden favorites. Plants are grown sustainably and are pollinator safe. The nursery is located in south Lexington.
Owner: Ann Whitney Garner [email protected]
This nursery opened for sales in Spring of 2021. It specializes in growing native trees in manageable containers. It is located in north-east Fayette County. Contact the owner for a species list.
Owner: Alicia Bosela [email protected]
IRONWEED NURSERY grows wildflowers and forbs but also offers a number of woody plants. The nursery is located in Columbia, Kentucky, and its sales are via mail order, on location pick-up and occasional local sales events.
Owner: Richard Weber
SPRINGHOUSE GARDENS is a garden center that offers a selection of native forbs and shrubs as well as large size native trees. It is located in Nicholasville, off Harrodsburg Road, 4 miles south of Man-o-War Blvd.
Owner: Tina Elliott [email protected]
Tina grows a variety of native perennials, with a small selection of grasses, vines and shrubs. Her nursery is located in Georgetown, Ky.



Other sources for native plants in Central Kentucky: