Find native plants

Where to buy native plants in Ontario 2021

Native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, vines and grasses create important habitat for birds, pollinators and other wildlife that will make your garden a vibrant haven for years to come. Find native plants for your garden at these nurseries and garden centres in Ontario:

Bee Sweet Nature Co. (Puslinch)

Evergreen Garden Market (Toronto)

Grow Wild Native Plant Nursery (Omemee)

In Our Nature (Orangeville)

Native Plants in Claremont (Claremont)

Native Plant Source (Breslau)

Not So Hollow Farm (Mulmur)

Ontario Flora (Markdale)

Ontario Native Plants online sales & Ontario shipping only. 

Origin Native Plants (Guelph)

St. Williams Nursery & Ecology Centre sells Ontario native plants through Loblaw garden centres

Wildflower Farm (Coldwater), online sales only.

Wildlife Gardening (Ingersoll)

Are there other nurseries that you would like to see on this list? Let us know! Email us at  hellomilkweedjournal@gmail.com

Ontario native plant & tree sales

Native plants sales are another great way to find the perfect plants, shrubs and trees for your garden. Ontario organizations that typically run spring plant sales include:

Cambridge

The Grand River Conservation Authority’s annual tree sale normally occurs every year on the second Friday in May; however, it was cancelled in 2021 due to COVID. Learn more about the GRCA’s tree planting program for landowners in the Grand River watershed (tree orders can be reserved from the beginning of October through to the end of March) and GRCA tree planting services.

Guelph

Guelph-Wellington Master Gardeners

Nature Guelph

Oakville

Oakvillegreen Conservation Association sells native trees, shrubs, milkweed and pollinator garden kits.

Toronto area

North American Native Plant Society

Seedy Saturdays

Seedy Saturdays typically run in March and April and are a great source for native and organic seeds – check your area listings for one near you!

CanPlant Canadian native plant nursery locator 

Canadian Wildlife Federation – Canadian Native Plant Suppliers List