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Our Native Plant Nursery, stationed at Foothills Park since 2003, plays a fundamental role in our efforts to create healthy natural habitat across the Silicon Valley.

Our nursery grows a diversity of locally native species from seeds and cuttings gathered within Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz Counties, then distributes plants for reintroduction within their watershed of origin. We supply plants for our own habitat restoration projects, as well as those of major land managers in our region.

Grassroots Ecology employs best management practices to ensure clean nursery stock. We also grow rare and threatened native species and participate in native plant research.

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Native Plant Sale 2019

Once a year, we sell local native plants to the public at our plant sale with the California Native Plant Society, Santa Clara Valley Chapter at Hidden Villa.

Our next Native Plant Sale will be on October 19, 2019. Click here for a list of plants that will be available at the sale. To pre-order special plants that will not be available at the sale fill out this order form with the quantity of each plant you would like to reserve and email it to nursery@grassrootsecology.org. Plants pre-ordered using this form will be available to pick up at the sale. To Stay up to date on our social media and newsletter for the latest updates on event details.

Other Plant Sales

Our Native Plant Nursery is primarily a wholesale nursery and is not open for retail shopping. If you are looking for specific plants, please email your inquiry to the nursery, and we will get back to you within 5-10 business days with availability information. There is a $100 minimum for most plant orders.

The nursery will do contract grows for large restoration and landscaping projects. Contract grow orders typically require a minimum order of $500 and 6 months lead-time. A deposit is required at the time of order.