Mellody Farm Nature Preserve  
Details for pre-ordering Native Garden Kits and delivery will be available soon.

Welcome spring with Lake Forest Open Lands and The City of Lake Forest. A variety of native grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and trees will be available for purchase. Arborists and plant experts will be on hand to answer questions.  

Garden kits and a selection of trees and shrubs are available for pre-order below. 
Please note that addtional tree and shrub species will be available the day of the sale. A full list will be available by March 20.

 

Click here for a full list of trees, shrubs and plants available at the sale on May 18. Please note, limited quantities.

Garden kits will be available for pre-order soon. Please note that we will have limited quantities.

Pre-Order is closed
Please join us on Saturday

Please note that Wright Landscaping is offering their services for delivery and/or installation for trees and shrubs purchased at the Go Native! Plant & Tree Sale. Please contact Wright Landscaping if you are interested in or have questions about these services. They will have an information table at the sale on Saturday, May 16.

 

Please note that Wright Landscaping is offering their services for delivery and/or installation for trees and shrubs purchased at the Go Native! Plant & Tree Sale. Please contact Wright Landscaping if you are interested in or have questions about these services.

 

PRE-ORDER YOUR GARDEN STARTER KITS, SHRUBS & TREES THROUGH TUESDAY, MAY 14!

Trees

Allegheny Serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis)

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 15 gallon, 1.25" caliper

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Size: 15 gallon, 1.25" caliper

Height x Spread: 15'-40' x 15'-40'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to Part shade

American Linden (Tilia americana)

Price:   $250 (add to cart)

Size: 2.5" caliper

Height x Spread: 50'-80' x 30'-50'
Bloom Time: June
Bloom Description: Pale yellow
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)

Price:   $250 (add to cart)

Size: 5'-6' low-branched

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Size: 5'-6' low-branched

Height x Spread: 50'-70' x 20'-45'
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Brown
Sun: Full sun

Black Gum (Nyssa sylvatica)

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 15 gallon, 1" caliper

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Size: 1.25" caliper

Height x Spread: 30'-50' x 20'-30'
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full sun to Part shade

Chinquapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)

Price:   $300 (add to cart)

Size: 2.5" caliper

Height x Spread: 50' x 50'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Yellow to orange-brown
Sun: Full sun

Eastern Hop Hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana)

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 25 gallon, 1.25" caliper

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Size: 25 gallon, 1.25" caliper

Height x Spread: 25'-40' x 25'-40'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Red-brown (male; light green (female)
Sun: Full sun to Part shade

Hawthorn/Cockspur Thorn (Crataegus crus-galli)

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 5' multi-stemmed

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Size: 5' multi-stemmed

Height x Spread: 25'-35' x 25'-35'
Bloom Time: May
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun

Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides)

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 25 gallon, 5'

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Height x Spread: 20'-50' x 10'-30'
Bloom Time: April
Sun: Full sun to part shade
*Great white bark and leaves that tremble in the wind.

River Birch (Betula nigra)

Price:   $250 (add to cart)

Size: 9'-10' 

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Size: 9'-10' 

Height x Spread: 40'-70' x 40'-70'
Bloom Time: April to May
Bloom Description: Brown (male); green (female)
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Shrubs

American Hazelnut (Corylus americana)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 10'-16' x 8'-13'
Bloom Time: March to April
Bloom Description: Male-brown, Female-red
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Black Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 36" Balled and burlaped 

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Height x Spread: 3'-6' x 3'-6'
Bloom Time: May
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Blackhaw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)

Price:   $250 (add to cart)

Size: 5' Balled and burlaped 

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Height x Spread: 12'-15' x 6'-12'
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

Height x Spread: 5'-12' x 4'-8'
Bloom Time: June
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

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Size: 4'

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 4'

Height x Spread: 10'-15' x 10'-15'
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Illinois Rose (Rosa setigera)

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 6'-12' x 8'-10'
Bloom Time: June
Bloom Description: Pink fading to whitish
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

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Size: 5 gallon

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 15'-25' x 20'-30'
Bloom Time: June to July
Bloom Description: Greenish-yellow
Sun: Full sun to part shade

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis vernalis) 25 gallon

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 25 gallon

Height x Spread: 6'-10' x 8'-15'
Bloom Time: January to April
Bloom Description: Yellow with red inner calyx
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) 5 gallon

Price:   $35 (add to cart)

Size: 5 gallon

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Height x Spread: 6'-10' x 8'-15'
Bloom Time: January to April
Bloom Description: Yellow with red inner calyx
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Ornamentals

Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 25 gallon, 4'

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Height x Spread: 15'-25' x 20'-32'
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Yellowish-white
Sun: Full Sun to part shade

Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Price:   $140 (add to cart)

Size: 25 gallon, 5'-6'

SOLD OUT

Size: 25 gallon, 5'-6'

Height x Spread: 20'-30' x 25'-35'
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Description: Pink
Sun: Full sun to part shade