NATIVE PLANT JURIED ART SHOW

Calling all Native Plant - Artists!

Exhibit in the main gallery of the:
Blowing Rock Art and History Museum
Dates: May – July, 2016
This first fine/art native/plant venue is sponsored by the NC Native Plant Society.

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Create a buzz in the garden and plant a native!


Discover our diverse and beautiful native plants which help sustain butterflies, birds, bees, and other wildlife.

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Before they
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Great Articles on Invasive Plants!

NCNPS Members attending the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference.

Cullowhee recipients of Scholarships donated by the NCNPS:

Mae Lin Plummer, Horticulture, CPCC; Katie Russell, Battle Park Intern, UNC-Chapel Hill;  Mickey Jo Sorrell, AmericCorps Outreach & Red. Asst.; NC Natural Heritage; Morgan Stickrod, Env Studies, Ecology, UNC Asheville

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We are now set up with Amazon’s Smile program for donations to charities.
Below are instructions of how to link your Amazon account to the NCNPS.

Go to Amazon Smile

Log in and type in North Carolina Native Plant Society.
We get .5% of eligible AmazonSmile purchases.
Consider doing it today!!! Great and easy way to support NC’s Native Plants!

 

Friendly Nurseries


Recommended and Approved Nurseries

Nurseries, listed alphabetically

Campbell Family Nursery
Kevin Campbell
118 Crater Road
Harmony, NC 28634
Phone/Fax: 704-775-2425
Email: nativeplant@yadtel.net or campbellfamilynursery@gmail.com
Website: http://foothillplanttreasures.blogspot.com/
We are a small second and third generation family owned and operated nursery in northern Iredell county. We grow Ilex opaca named cultivars, Aesculus parviflora, Calycanthus floridus, Muhlenbergia capillaris, Panicum virgatum, and many other native perennials and plants.
Carolina Heritage Nursery
Lisa Tompkins
6607 Sadler Road
Waxhaw, NC 28712
Phone: 704-877-6934
Email: carolinaheritagenursery@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/CarolinaHeritageNativePlants
Native and Heirloom plants of and for the Carolina piedmont.  Retail sales at the Waxhaw Farmers Market, Matthews, NC.  Farmers Market and special events. Nursery Visits - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Whole sale discount for landscapers.
Carolina Native Nursery
Bill Jones
1126 Prices Creek Road
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone/Fax: 828-682-1471
Email: bill@carolinanativenursery.com
Website: http://www.carolinanativenursery.com/
Carolina Wetland Services, Inc.
Gregg Antemann, PWS
Principal Biologist
550 East Westinghouse Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28273
Mobile: 704-408-1683
Phone: 704-527-1177 ext. 101
Fax: 704-527-1133
Email: gregg@cws-inc.net
Website: www.cws-inc.net
We believe in your society’s values and are involved in many grass roots efforts to stop the promotion of invasive plants and find good native plant alternatives.
Cill Ide Native Plant Nursery
Maureen Seelinger
621 Starburst Lane
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-302-6900
Fax: 509-351-5324
Email: info@wetlandplantnursery.com
Website: http://www.wetlandplantnursery.com/
Catalog: free on the web
Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery, Inc.
Ellen J. Colodney, MD
3067 Conners Drive(Office)  812 Drummonds Point Road (Nursery)
Edenton, NC 27932
Phone: 252.482.5707
Fax: 252.482.4987
Email: team@coastalplainnursery.com
Web Site: www.CoastalPlainNursery.com
Catalogue cost: view online – save a tree!
Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery, Inc. provides native herbaceous wetland plants for ecosystem restoration projects including stormwater ponds and wetlands, bioretention cells, herbaceous riparian wetlands, shoreline erosion control, wastewater wetlands and habitat improvement.  Our plants are container grown, of North Carolina, South Carolina, and southeastern Virginia genetic origin and propagated by seed whenever possible.
Cure Nursery
Bill & Jennifer Cure
880 Buteo Ridge Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Phone/Fax: 919-542-6186
Email: curenursery@mindspring.com
Website: http://www.curenursery.com
We are a nursery supplying species native to the southeast in small containers. We have been in business since 1995.
Gardens of the Blue Ridge, Inc.
Rob Fletcher
PO Box 10, 9056 Wildflower Lane
Pineola, NC 28662
Phone: 828-733-2417
Fax: 828-733-8894
Email: gardensblueridge@boone.net
Website: http://www.gardensoftheblueridge.com/
Catalog: $2.00
Family owned business since 1892, specializing in growing native plants.
Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
Dottie H Fennell
4078 Old Field Creek Road,
Grassy Creek, NC 28631
Mail: PO Box 22, Crumpler, NC 28617
Phone: 336-384-2288
Email: dottie@gardensinthewood.com
Website: www.gardensinthewood.com
Catalog: view online – save a tree!
Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek is a small nursery in the mountains of NC that specializes in species perennials and native wildflowers. It is primarily a mail order business, but visitors are welcome to shop and/or pick up plants if they call ahead.
Hanging Dog Valley Nursery
John & Pam Strawn
2600 Boiling Springs Road
Murphy, NC 28906
Phone/Fax: 828-837-7921
Email: strawn@webworkz.com
Wholesale grower—field grown & container grown
Lumber River Native Plants
Jep Whitlock
7000 Livingston Road
P. O. Box 42
Gibson, NC 28343
Phone: 336-601-8787
Fax: 910-268-4679
Email: whitlocknative@att.net
Website: www.ncnativeplants.com
Catalog: Call, email or fax for plant info
We are a wholesale family owned and operated nursery specializing in native plants of the Carolinas, with an emphasis on wetland plants.  Most of our plants are grown from seed that we collect throughout the Carolinas.
Mellow Marsh Farm
Sharon Day
1312 Woody Store Road
Siler City, NC 27344
Phone/Fax: 919-742-1200
Email: mellowmarsh@mindspring.com
Website: http://www.mellowmarshfarm.com/
Catalog: online plant list
We grow mostly native wetland plants, herbaceous and woody.
Mountain Landscapes and Horticulture
Sharon Eller
2323 Copeland Road
Warrensville, NC 28693
Office: 336-385-2234
Cell: 336-620-3844
Mountain Moss Enterprises
Annie Martin
40 Holly Ridge Road
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Phone: 828-577-1321
Email: mossinannie@gmail.com
Website: http://fwww.mountainmoss.com/
Mountain Moss specializes in a unique selection of LIVE moss species for sustainable landscape projects—innovative garden features, moss lawns, green roofs and environmental solutions for erosion control. Committed to responsible land stewardship, we are licensed as a nursery (NCDA #6506) and we possess a collected plant license (NCDA #5291). We rescue mosses from places where they will be destroyed and then cultivate them for others to enjoy year-round green moss appeal. Bonded and fully insured. New book, The Magical World of Moss Gardening, to be published by Timber Press in August 2015. Follow us on Twitter @MossinAnnie. SUBSCRIBE to Mossin’ Annie’s YouTube channel for videos on how to garden with mosses.
“My Garden” Plants Company
Duane Truscott
2243 Rockhill Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429-5384
Phone: 910-508-7743
Email: truscottd@bellsouth.net
We grow native trees, shrubs, ground covers, grasses and many beautiful wildflowers.  Keeping in mind the diverse plant communities that surround this area of the coastal plain of NC, we strive to have natives to fit your particular circumstance from filling in a hole in the perennial flower bed to restoring the native habitat that once stood where your home is today.  Please feel free to contact us about plant availability or consulting about your particular needs.  Sincerely, “My Garden” Plants Company
Native Roots Nursery
Matthew Pearson
571 Moseley Ave.
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: 910-385-8385
Fax: 910-592-2773
Email: sales@nativerootsnursery.com
Website: http://www.nativerootsnursery.com
Niche Gardens
Blair Durant
1111 Dawson Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Phone: 919-967-0078
Fax: 919-967-4026
Email: mail@nichegardens.com
Website: http://www.nichegardens.com
Catalog: Free, one per year
About 60% native, and growing with an emphasis on wildlife gardening, growing for birds, butterflies & other pollinators.  Always nursery propagated, never dug from the wild.
Old Salem Garden Shop
 
Old Salem Museums & Gardens
 
Vonnie Hannah, L. Robbie King
 
626 South Main Street (location)
 
600 South Main Street (mailing)
 
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
 
Phone: (retail) 336-721-7335, (horticulture dept) 336-721-7357
 
Fax: 336-721-7335
 
Email: vhannah@oldsalem.org
 
Website: www.oldsalem.org/gardens
 
Catalogue: none
 
Old Salem Museums and Gardens utilizes a specified plant list to populate not only it’s restored and   interpreted gardens but also provide the inventory for its garden retail operations. This guiding plant   list contains only species which are recorded as native to the surrounding region in 1759 or which were   recorded in Salem prior to 1849. Old Salem Museums and Gardens propagates all of the heirloom   plants employed in its museum and retail activities from authentic cultivars existing in its gardens or   from certified seed retailers or seed saver exchanges.
 
 
Painters Greenhouse
 
Deenie & Brad   Owen
 
734 Roy Moore Road
 
Old Fort, NC   28762
 
Phone: 828-668-7225
 
Email: paintersgreenhouse1@gmail.com
 
Website: http://www.paintersgreenhouse.com/
 
We offer over 80 different   species of native herbaceous perennials, ferns, aquatics,shrubs &  trees.
 
We offer both straight species and native cultivars (nativars).

 

Red Root Native Nursery
 
Jean Harrison
 
48 Wolfe Cove Rd.
 
Asheville, NC
 
Phone: 828-545-0565
 
Email: redrootnatives@gmail.com
 
Website: www.redrootnatives.com
 
Free Catalog - Plant Availability Shown On Our Website
 
Native Perennials and shrubs of the southern Appalachian woodlands.
Renfrow Hardware & General Merchandise
 
David Blackley
 
188 North Trade Street
 
Matthews, NC 28105
 
Phone: 704-847-4088
 
We are real big in vegetables, herbs, berries and native/perennials, etc. that are edible. If it grows and you can eat it, we try to sell it. Thanks for your letter. I agree with what you are doing. We want every household to have a blueberry bush & fig tree & ‘mater plant in its yard!
   
Southeastern Native Plant Nursery
 
Brad Martin
 
36 Kel-Co Road
 
Candler, NC 28715
 
Phone: 828-670-8330
 
Fax: 828-670-8331
 
Email: brad@southeasternnatives.com
 
Website: http://www.southeasternnatives.com
Southern Heritage Nursery
Mary Holcombe
2556 Old Tiger Bridge Road
Greer, SC 29651
Phone: 864-373-3660
Email: info@southernheritagenursery.com
Website: www.southernheritagenursery.com
We specialize in trees and shrubs that are native to the Southeast. Mary took over Wes Burlingame’s Laurel Springs Nursery when Wed retired, and moved it to her place in SC, near the NC border.
Wetland Plants Inc. (New name for Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery)
Ellen J. Colodney, MD
3067 Conners Drive(Office)  812 Drummonds Point Road (Nursery)
Edenton, NC 27932
Phone: 252.482.5707
Fax: 252.482.4987
Email: team@wetlandplantsinc.com
Web Site: Wetland Plants Inc.
Catalog cost: view online – save a tree!
Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery, Inc. provides native herbaceous wetland plants for ecosystem restoration projects including stormwater ponds and wetlands, bioretention cells, herbaceous riparian wetlands, shoreline erosion control, wastewater wetlands and habitat improvement.  Our plants are container grown, of North Carolina, South Carolina, and southeastern Virginia genetic origin and propagated by seed whenever possible.

Natives for Shade

Eastern columbine (red yellow)

Yellow and gold (yellow)

Redbud tree (purple)

Eastern sweetshrub (red)

Pinxter azalea (pink)

 

Natives for Sun

Swamp milkweed (pink, Monarchs!)

Beebalm (red)

Black-eyed susan (golden orange)

Joe-pye weed (pink)

Carolina jessamine (yellow)