Indiana Greenacres: Natural Landscaping Resource List
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  • 1. October 1999United States Region 5 Illinois, Indiana,Environmental Protection 77 West Jackson Boulevard Michigan, Minnesota,Agency Chicago, Illinois 60604 Ohio, Wisconsin Natural LandscapingINDIANA 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 complete listof 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.Crystal Palace Perennials, P.O. Box 154, St. John, IN 46373; (219) 374-9419. E-mail:gspeichert@aol.com. Aquatic and wetland plants.Earthly Goods, Ltd., P.O. Box 614, New Albany, IN 47150; (812) 944-2903 (telephone and fax).E-mail: earthly@aye.net; Website: www.earthlygoods.com. Wildflower and grass seeds only.Edge of the Prairie Wildflowers, 1861 Oak Hill Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933;(765) 362-0915. All plants sold are native to Indiana. Specialty is prairie forbs and grasses.J.F. New & Associates Inc. Nursery, 708 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton, IN 46574;(219) 586-2412; fax: (219) 586-2718. Website: www.jfnew.com. Primarily wholesale, but someretail. Prairie and wetland plants, trees and shrubs.Munchkin Nursery & Garden, 323 Woodside Drive, N.W., Depauw, IN 47115-9039;(812) 633-4858. E-mail: genebush@munchkinnursery; Website: www.munchkinnursery.com.Specializes in woodland plants.Spence Restoration Nursery, 2220 E. Fuson Road, P.O. Box 546, Muncie, IN 47308;(765) 286-7154. E-mail: native@iquest.net. Native plant species. Some seed mixes sold inlarge quantities.Additional Resources:Atlas of Biodiversity, Chicago Wilderness, n.d. (1997). Natural history and plant communitiesof NW Indiana. Website: www.chiwild.org/atlas/atlasinfo2.html.Christie Woods, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306; (765) 285-8820. Display gardens,research, illustrated field guides.Hayes Regional Arboretum, 801 Elks Rd., Richmond, IN 47375; (765) 962-3745. Collection ofnative plants, bookstore.Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society, 6106 Kingsley Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46220.Information on Prairie Plantings, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of NaturePreserves, 402 West Washington St., Room 267, Indianapolis, IN 46204;(317) 232-4052. Native plants in prairie plantings, seed mixes, importance of ecotypesoriginating in the northeast parts of the tall grass prairie.
  • 2. National Biological Survey, Lake Michigan Ecological Station, 1100 North Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN46304; (219) 926-8336.Plants of the Chicago Region, F. Swink and G. Wilhelm, Indiana Academy of Science, Indianapolis, 1994.Includes counties in Northwest Indiana.Purdue University Horticulture Park, Horticulture Extension Office, West Lafayette, IN 47907; (765) 484-1296.Display gardens of native plants and grasses.Web Sites:www.inpaws.orgIndiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society home pagewww.epa.gov/greenacres/The Environmental Protection Agency Web page on landscaping with native wildflowers and grasses. Includesonline handbook on building and maintaining a natural landscape, information on weed laws and more.www.for-wild.orgWild Ones - Natural Landscapers home page. Offers tips on landscaping with native plants.