Native Plants

TLC's online native plant sale opens March 1st and closes May 7th, 2018! All plants are provided by our local partner, Red Buffalo Nursery in Richmond, Illinois. Plants are split into four categories (rain garden, prairie garden, pollinator garden, and savanna garden), with individual species chosen by our experts to encourage bloom throughout the season, as well as maximized benefits for local pollinators.

  • PICKUP: Plant order pickup will be May 11th from 10am-3:00pm and May 12th from 9am-11am at the TLC Office, 4622 Dean St, Woodstock, IL 60098. *Prairie Smoke and Riddell's Goldenrod will be available for pickup at the end of May.
  • IMPORTANT: Prices are based on a minimum order of 3 plugs per species
  • TLC members receive 10% off their order! Enter MEMBER in the coupon code box at checkout (be sure to hit "enter" after typing in your code, or discount will not be applied). Not sure if you're a member? Call us, 815-337-9502. Become a member now
  • Design Tip: Many landscape design experts suggest planting in groups of 3, 5 or 7, with one foot spacing between plants.
  • Watering Tips: Water new plants for the first few weeks, and possibly longer if it is very dry.
  • Need help picking specific plants or advice on native gardening? Sign up for a [email protected] visit and we can help pick plants for your specific needs! Call Sarah Michehl at 815-337-9502 or email [email protected].

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Mission: To preserve natural, agricultural and scenic land forever, in and around McHenry County, by working with private landowners, communities and other like-minded partners.