Come back next year for more information on the Spring 2018 Plant and Seedling Sale


  Our 2017 Plant and Seedling Sale is Underway!

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FREE Workshop Offered in the Spring, leading up to the Sale


 Saturday, March 11 at TAC in Vernon

10:00 am - 12:00pm Landscaping for Bees, Birds, and Butterflies Using Native Plants

Leading up to this year's annual NCCD Spring Seedling Sale, Jane Seymour, Wildlife Biologist with the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and Steward of the Belting Wildlife Management Area in Vernon, and Pamm Cooper, Plant Technician and Educator with the UConn Home and Garden Education Center, will be presenting this workshop to inform the public how to use native plants in your yard to attract and benefit wildlife. 

This workshop will be held at 24 Hyde Avenue (Route 30) in Vernon in the main office building, closest to Route 30.

click here for details!


DIRECTIONS to both pickup locations:

Directions to the Vernon Pickup at TAC (Tolland County Agricultural Center):

From I-84 westbound, take exit 67. Go right at the light at the end of the exit. At the first traffic light, go right onto Route 30 (Hyde Avenue). Tolland County Agricultural Center is on the right, just past Rockville Bank.
From I-84 eastbound, take exit 67. Go left at the light at the end of the exit. At the second traffic light, go right onto Route 30 (Hyde Avenue). Tolland County Agricultural Center is on the right, just past Rockville Bank.

The pickup site at TAC is at the GREEN BARN, the 3rd building back from the road.


Directions to the Bloomfield Pickup at Auer Farm:

From I-91 northbound/southbound:  Take exit 35 (Bloomfield/Route 218 west). Follow Route 218 west through Bloomfield (about 5 miles). Go right onto Route 185 west. Auer Farm is one mile on the left.

From Route 185: Auer Farm Road is found between Route 178 and Mountain Road.

The pickup site at Auer Farm is at the APPLE BARN.

Come back next year for more information on the Spring 2018 Plant and Seedling Sale

The Spring Plant and Seedling Sale is Primarily a Pre-Order Sale!

Some additional plants, including extras of most pre-order plants as well as additional perennials not offered in the pre-sale, will be available for day-of-sales.


Pickup/Sale days are April 21 and 22 (see Sale Details tab for additional information). 

Pre-Orders are due by April 5!

We encourage you to order as soon as possible, as supplies are limited, particularly for bare-root seedlings!


Below, please find links to either download our brochure and order form or to request a hard copy. 

Or, click the link further below to order through either our Vernon or Bloomfield online store using a credit card, if preferred.

Additional information and photos for each plant offered are available for download on the Plant Photos/Descriptions tab.


  Download the Brochure and Order Form:


2017 Plant and Seedling Brochure

2017 Plant and Seedling Order Form


Request a Brochure by Mail

Or call the office (860) 875-3881, or email:  



*We are offering online ordering for those who prefer to use a credit card!*


To order online for VERNON pick-up:  Click Here to Visit our Vernon Square Store


To order online for BLOOMFIELD pick-up:  Click Here to Visit our Bloomfield Square Store



 Certain plants are limited in terms of quantity.

Available items will be reserved for orders received earliest.


Why are Native Plants Important? (click to find out)


 Also, Click Here for Additional Plant Information


Detailed Plant Descriptions and Photos

The following is an image guide to the plants and seedlings we're offering through our annual sale. We hope that this will be helpful as you peruse the brochure you've been mailed, or downloaded from the webpage.  The files below have many pictures, so some of them will take a few moments to open.

All the images produced are courtesy of university websites and botanical gardens and societies, the specifics of which and "links to" are cited on each page.  

Click here to view a key for photo reference order



Black Huckleberry



Elderberry ‘York’

Raspberry ‘Caroline’

Beach Plum


Strawberry ‘Earliglow’



American Smoke Tree

Eastern Redbud

Flowering Dogwood ‘Cloud 9’

Red Buckeye


Sugar Maple



Inkberry ‘Densa’

Mountain Laurel Naturalizing and 'Raspberry Glow'

Rhododendron ‘Purple Passion’

Sheep Laurel ‘Hammonasset’



American Wisteria ‘Amethyst Falls’

Flame Azalea ‘Tangelo’

Pinxterbloom Azalea

Bayberry (female form)

Bush Honeysuckle

Buttonbush ‘Sugar Shack’

Fothergilla ‘Mt. Airy’

Pussy Willow

Red Chokeberry ‘Brilliantissima’

Saint Johnswort ‘Sunny Boulevard’

Spring Witchhazel ‘Purpurea'

Sweet Pepperbush ‘Ruby Spice’

Winterberry ‘Jolly Red’



Avens ‘Flames of Passion’

Blue Stem Goldenrod


Bottle Gentian

Broad-Leaved Mountain Mint

Calico Aster ‘Lady in Black’

Coreopsis ‘Full Moon'

Eastern Marsh Fern


Great Blue Lobelia

Helen’s Flower 'Mardi Gras'

Jacob’s Ladder 'Touch of Class'

Narrowleaf Evening Primrose ‘Fireworks’

Penstemon ‘Pocahontas’

Prairie Drop-Seed

Summer Phlox ‘Nicky’

Sweet Coneflower ‘Henry Eilers’


Wild Blue Phlox ‘Blue Moon’



Green-and-Gold ‘Superstar’

Wild Ginger





Butterfly Weed

Foamflower ‘Running Tapestry’

Wild Bee Balm

Wild Geranium



Pollinator Garden in a Box

Bird Garden in a Box



American Arborvitae

Eastern Red Cedar

Balsam Fir

Concolor Fir

Douglas Fir

Fraser Fir

Austrian Pine

Scotch Pine

White Pine

Colorado Blue Spruce

Norway Spruce

White Spruce



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