Trout lillies blooming in a wetland

Native Plants

We at Winterbloom Farm are working on creating a small native plant nursery. We aim to grow plants from responsibly-sourced seed and to respect wild native plant communities. Our hope is to make these plants available to more people and to grow species that aren’t readily available. Please return to this page for updates on our nursery project, or feel free to contact us.

More resources on native plants will be available on this page soon.

Recent Articles on Native Plants

female Eastern Swallowtail on an Oak
Native Plants
Curtis Jirsa

Arbor Day and Native Trees

We recently received an envelope from the Arbor Day Foundation with the boldfaced title  “2019 Maine Tree Survey.” I was excited to fill it out

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Native Plants
Curtis Jirsa

The Native Plants Debate

Should we be paying closer attention to where our plants come from? Not in terms of where the plants were purchased, but rather where they

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