Boost the Ecological Power of Your Yard with Native Trees & Shrubs

Photo courtesy of Kris DaPra.

Photo courtesy of Kris DaPra.

By Sally Stovall

Last 2 Days to Order native trees a shrubs! Browse the Wild Ones Shopify site to find trees, shrubs and flowers that create beauty for you and much needed habitat for wildlife. 

Fall is an ideal time to plant because our long Midwest winter gives plants lots of time to build roots before bursting into bloom in the spring. Plus, it’s more pleasant to dig in cool weather, right?

Pre-ordering ends

Sept 18 at 6pm

.  Your order will be available for pick up on 

Sept 24

 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 405 S. Euclid in Oak Park.  

Just added:  Good Earth Greenhouse and Wild Ones will be at the pick-up site on September 24th with a variety of native grasses and flowers for sale.

For useful information about transporting trees and shrubs, planting guidelines and other details visit:

 or contact



Please share the information about this sale with friends and family with:   PDF of Native Shrub and Tree Sale Flyer and/or PDF of shrubs and trees for sale.

This sale is in support of the West Cook Wild Ones Wildlife Corridor and a fundraiser for Green Community Connections. Looking for a volunteer opportunity for you or a community service experience for your teens? Visit