Local Suppliers of Native Plants?
Q: Are there any local suppliers of native plants?
A: Metro garden centers sell a limited selection of native plants but four local operations specialize in natives. The first is Nearly Native Nursery near Fayetteville. The second is the Georgia Perimeter College Native Plant garden, which has regular sales throughout the year. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, in Athens, has plant sales that feature natives. Trees Atlanta has regular sales of native trees and shrubs. In addition, the Georgia Native Plant Society schedules regular plant rescue trips, where members can collect native plants that are threatened by development.
Be sure to check out this extensive list of Georgia’s native plants.