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Minnesota Greenacres: Natural Landscaping Resource List

  1. 1. March 1998United States Region 5 Illinois, Indiana,Environmental Protection 77 West Jackson Boulevard Michigan, Minnesota,Agency Chicago, Illinois 60604 Ohio, Wisconsin Beneficial LandscapingMINNESOTA Resource List(800) 621-8431 www.epa.gov/greenacres/Disclaimer: The following list of nurseries, seed sources, landscape architects, ecologists, consultants, andcontractors does not imply any endorsement or recommendation by the Federal Government. This is not a completelist 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.Albert Lea Seed House, P.O. Box 167, Albert Lea, MN 56007Feder’s Prairie Seed Co., Route 1, Box 41, Blue Earth, MN 56013; (507) 526-3049Mark E. Gullickson, Route 2, Box 150A, Fertile, MN 56540; (218) 945-6894Kaste Inc., R.R. 2, Box 153, Fertile, MN 56540; (218) 945-6738Landscape Alternatives, Inc., 1465 Pascal Street, St. Paul, MN 55108; (612) 488-3142Minnesota Department of Agriculture/Weed-Seed, 90 West Plato Boulevard, St. Paul, MN55107; (612) 296-6123Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Ecological Services, 500 Lafayette Road, St.Paul, MN 55155; (612) 296-2835Minnesota Native Plant Society, 1445 Gortner Avenue, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN55108Minnesota Native Wildflower & Grass Products Association, 1465 Pascal Street, St. Paul, MN55108; (612) 488-3142Mohn Frontier Seed and Nursery, Route 1, Box 152, Cottonwood, MN 56229; (507) 423-6482(Works with native cultivars and ecotypes from bordering states.)Morning Sky Greenery, R.R. 1 Box 137, Hancock, MN 56244; (612) 392-5282Orchid Gardens, 2232 139th Avenue, Andover, MN 55304; (612) 755-0205Peterson Seed Co., Inc., P.O. Box 346, Savage, MN; (612) 445-2606Prairie Hill Wildflowers, Route 1, Box 191-A, Ellendale, MN 56026; (507) 451-7791Prairie Moon Nursery, Route 3, Box 163, Winona, MN 55987; (507) 452-1362 (Threehundred species native to upper Midwest.)
  2. 2. Prairie Restorations, P.O. Box 327, Princeton, MN 55371; (612) 389-4342 (Restoration products and services.)University of Minnesota Native Resources Department, 204 Owen Hall, Crookston, MN 56716;(218) 281-8129University 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.)Wildlife Habitat, R.R. 3, Box 178, Owatonna, MN 55060; (507) 451-6771Shooting Star Native Seed; Route. 2, Box 191, Spring Grove, MN 55974; (507) 498-3993Willow Lake Farm, P.O. Box 128, Windom, MN 56101 Minnesota-Related Literature“Consumer Directory of Minnesota Native Wildflower/Grass Producers,” Minnesota Native Wildflower/GrassProducers Association Route 1, Box 41, Blue Earth, MN 56013 . (Promotes high quality, regionally adaptednative plants and seeds, lists several nurseries.)“Explore Minnesota Wildflowers,” Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Environmental Services,3485 Hadley Avenue North, Oakdale, MN 55128. (Why native plants are a "natural resource worth protecting,""native plant" defined, 3 vegetation types in Minnesota, and how to help protect native plants.)Minnesotas Natural Heritage: An Ecological Perspective, J.R. Tester, University of Minnesota Press,Minneapolis, MNSeeding Manual for Native Seed Mixes, R. Jacobson, Minnesota Department of Transportation, St. Paul, MN,1994/1995.