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Our 2023 sale has closed. Check back in March 2024 for the next sale!

Thank you to everyone who ordered from our 2023 sale! You are helping to make a big difference in your local environment. Check back in March 2024 for next year's sale!

Refresh Your Garden with Beautiful Native Plants This Spring

 Like to spend time in the garden and get your hands dirty? Order native plants from Marian University's annual native plant sale, sponsored by the Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab. All plants are of the native Indiana genotype, which helps ensure their success in Indiana gardens and restored habitats.

  • When: Online ordering begins April 1 and continues through April 30.
  • Where: Our 2023 sale is all ONLINE! There will be no in-person plant sale day. Scheduled pickups for online orders will be on Marian University campus.
  • NEW TO 2023: We are now offering five native shrub and tree species this year! Stock is limited, so order early!

senna and sunflowersOur plants come from Spence Restoration Nursery in Muncie, IN and Woody Warehouse in Lizton, IN. Both are reputable companies and we use their plants on our own restoration work. Check out their websites to learn more about these awesome companies. Spence Nursery's website hosts lots of information about the native plants they sell and their environmental specifications.

A Wide Variety of Flowers, Grasses, and Shrubs are Available

We are selling 30 different species of plants native to Indiana, including flowers, grasses, sedges, shrubs, and trees, all of which are perennial. milkweedFlowers, grasses, and sedges come in 2.375" by 3.75" open-bottom pots. Shrubs and trees are sold in 3 gallon buckets. While they are not large, many of the species will bloom this year if planted in the proper location. Once established, they will provide years of blooms and habitat for you and native Indiana wildlife.

Contact Sarah Downing, Restoration Ecologist, at with questions or comments. Visit the Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab web pages and check us out on Facebook and Instagram.

Helpful Resources

Invasive-Free logoWant to know more about native plants? Here are some resources on where to get them, the many benefits of using them, how to install them, and long-term maintenance tips:

Here are resources on how you can make your yard more wildlife-friendly and why it is important:

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