Wisconsin Greenacres: Natural Landscaping Resource List
October 1999United States Region 5 Illinois, Indiana,Environmental Protection 77 West Jackson Boulevard Michigan, Minnesota,Agency Chicago, Illinois 60604 Ohio, Wisconsin Natural LandscapingWISCONSIN 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.Bluestem Farm, S5920 Lehman Rd., Baraboo, WI 53913; (608) 356-0179. Plants and seeds ofprairie, savanna, and woodland species native to southern Wisconsin.Country Wetlands Nursery and Consulting, P.O. Box 126, Muskego, WI 53150;(414) 679-8003.Hild & Associates, 326 S. Glover Rd., River Falls, WI 54022; (715) 426-5131 or(800) 790-9495. Website: www.hildnatives.com. Native prairie and wetland plugs and seeds.Contract growing, site evaluations and consulting.J & J Tranzplant, W4980 County Road, Wild Rose, WI 54984; (715) 256-0059 or(800) 622-5055. Website: www.tranzplant.com. Two-hundred fifty varieties of native plants,shrubs and seed for wetlands, woodlands, and prairies.Kettle Moraine Natural Landscaping, W996 Birchwood Drive, Campbellsport, WI 53010; (920)533-8939. Native, locally-gathered prairie seed from southeast Wisconsin.Kester=s Wild Game Food Nurseries, Inc., P.O. Box 516, Omro, WI 54963;(920) 685-2929 or (800) 558-8815. Website: www.vbe.com/~pkester.Little Valley Farm, 5693 Snead Creek Rd., Spring Green, WI 53588; (608) 935-3324. Nativeplants, seeds, shrubs and vines for the Midwest and New England regions.Marshland Transplant Aquatic Nursery, P.O. Box 1, Berlin, WI 54923; (920) 361-4200.Northwind Perennial Farms, P.O. Box 95, Springfield, WI 53176; (414) 248-8229.Prairie Seed Source, P.O. Box 83, North Lake, WI 53064; (414) 673-7166. E-mail:email@example.com. One-hundred seventy southeastern Wisconsin prairie species and relateditems.Prairie Future Seed Company, P.O. Box 644, Menominee Falls, WI 53052;(414) 820-0221. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Focus on landscape alternatives.Prairie Nursery, P.O. Box 306, Westfield, WI 53964; (608) 296-3679 or (800) 476-9453.Website: www.prairienursery.com. Wildflowers and grasses, plants for butterflies andsongbirds, custom seed mixes, color catalog, professional design, and consultation.Prairie Ridge Nursery, 9738 Overland Road, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572; (608) 437-5245. Consulting,restoration, and management services for prairies, woodlands, and wetlands.
Reeseville Ridge Nursery, 309 S. Main St., P.O. Box 171, Reeseville, WI 53579; (920) 927-3291. E-mail:email@example.com.Shady Acres Perennials, 5725 S. Martin Rd., New Berlin, WI 53146; (262) 679-1610.Taylor Creek Restoration Nursery, 17921 Smith Rd., P.O. Box 256, Brodhead, WI 53520;(608) 897-8641; fax: (608) 897-8486. Native seeds and plants. Consulting services, ecologists on site, andinstallation services.West Wisconsin Nursery, Route 4, Box 131, Sparta, WI 54656; (608) 272-3171.Wildlife Nurseries, P.O. Box 2724, Oshkosh, WI 54903; (920) 231-3780. Wetland and aquatic plants.Additional Resources:www.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.Applied Ecological Services, 17921 Smith Road, Brodhead, WI 53520; (608) 897-8641.Atlas of Biodiversity, Chicago Wilderness, n.d. (1997). Natural history and plant communities of southeastWisconsin. Website: www.chiwild.org/atlas/atlasinfo2.html.Botanical Club of Wisconsin, 922 University Ave., Madison, WI 53705.Hendricksen, The Care of Trees, Inc., 5114 E. Terracota Ave., Unit B, Crystal Lake, IL 60014;(414) 248-1016. Contractor; restoration work, controlled burns, removal of buckthorn.Madison Arboretum, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1207 Seminole Highway, Madison, WI 53711.Plants of the Chicago Region, F. Swink and G. Wilhelm, Indiana Academy of Science, Indianapolis, 1994.Covers SE Wisconsin.Prairie Propagation Handbook , H.W. Rock, Wehr Nature Center, Milwaukee County Department of Parks andRecreation, Milwaukee, WI, 1981.Retzer Nature Center, W284 S1530 Road DT, Waukesha, WI 53188; (414) 521-5407.Riveredge Nature Center, P.O. Box 26, Newburg, WI 53060; (414) 675-6888.Schlitz-Audubon Nature Center, 1111 East Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217; (414) 352-2880. Adviceon native plantings.University of Wisconsin Arboretum, McKay Center, 1207 Seminole Highway, Madison, WI 53711;(608) 263-7888. Free weekend tours to view restorations of Wisconsin prairies, forests, oak savannas, andwetlands.University of Wisconsin, College of Natural Resources, Stevens Point, WI 54481; (715) 346-4617.The Vegetation of Wisconsin: An Ordination of Plant Communities, John T. Curtis, The University of WisconsinPress, Madison, WI, 1987.Wehr Nature Center, 9107 West College Ave., Franklin, WI 53132; (414) 525-8550. Advice on native plantings.
Wetland Plants and Plant Communities of Minnesota and Wisconsin, 2nd. ed., Steve D. Eggers and Donald M.Reed. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, 1997. Color photographs of representative wetlandplants.Wild Ones - Natural Landscapers, P.O. Box 23576, Milwaukee, WI 53223. Non-profit organization educatingmembers on landscaping using native species. Chapters in Milwaukee, Green Bay, Madison, and Fox Valley.Website: www.for-wild.org.