At Native and Uncommon Plants we offer
varieties of plants which help gardeners
restore local habitats by using eco-friendly
species. In addition to plants we also offer
advice to get the right plant in
the right place.
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The environmental reasons for gardening with
native plants are positive and compelling.
Native plant gardens:
- Increase and promote biodiversity
- Provide habitat for a wide variety
of creatures such as birds and
- Provide a home for many native
plants that are becoming increasingly
rare in the wild
- Conserve water
- Eliminate the need for chemical
inputs such as pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers
Plants are not just about horticulture, but about healthstyle,
which can include organic plants, a wildlife habitat for birds and
butterflies, environmental awareness, self-renewal, exercise, color,
conservation, nourishment and fragrance.
New Products Available!
New England Fall Foliage - available
in Jacksonville! From ground covers to
trees, gorgeous colors can be found in your
very own garden.
Ground Covers continue in their
popularity to replace the water-dependent,
pesticide-dependent, money-wasting St.
Augustine grass. An acre of lawn can use
12,000 gallons per week. An acre of native
landscaping can save more than 1/2 million
gallons of water per year. Riverside Avenue
in Jacksonville has yellow flowering
perennial peanut ($6 per 1 gal) in bloom
this summer, a drought tolerant ground cover
that tolerates foot traffic, mowing and full
The nursery has a display garden
featuring ground covers to replace grass for
shade or sun, dry or moist conditions. There
are display gardens with native shrubs,
trees, perennials, ferns, and vines. Garden
tours welcome! Visit our
products page for
helpful and safe gardening products sold at
Native & Uncommon Plants and other outlets.
The nursery will be open each year from
early October til early July, then open by appointment. In our
off season you can still
get advice & plants by contacting us. Thank
you for your business!
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