For the past 16 years, the Lake County Forest Preserves and Possibility Place Nursery have partnered to host one of the most-visited native plant sales in Chicagoland. Due to social distancing guidelines, we are hosting an online sale again this year. Your plant purchases will be shipped right to your doorstep!
Sales of native perennials, trees and shrubs are open NOW all the way through December 31, 2021.Yes, you can order native plants in your sweatpants. You don’t even have to “leaf” home! Get started and see full details on Possibility Place’s online portal.
Order Your Native Plants Online
The Forest Preserves will receive a portion of each registered sale to benefit our environmental education programs and events. Thank you for your support.
Key details for easy shopping:
Minimum purchase of 18 pints, in any combination of plants*
You do not need to log into Possibility Place’s website to shop
One-gallon trees and shrubs will ship beginning April 1
Additional perennial inventory will be available after April 15**
Perennial plants will ship beginning May 15
Tree and shrub inventory will increase in June
Different sizes may be available in each species
Species available while supplies last
Possibility Place will notify you when your order ships
*Requirement for safe and efficient delivery.
**If you see a perennial out of stock early on during the sale, please know that more inventory is on the way.
Are 18 plants more than you need to accomplish your garden goals? Ask a neighbor to split the box!
Not sure where to start with native landscaping? Visit our digital resources hub.
Why Plant Native Species?
You can choose from a variety of native ferns, flowers, plants, shrubs or woody plants suited to almost any backyard. Native plants are beautiful, hardy, less expensive, easy to maintain, beneficial to the environment and thrive in Illinois gardens.