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National Suppliers Directory

This directory has been compiled to make it easier to find businesses that sell native plants or seeds and provide professional landscape or consulting services. Use the search options below to find help for your native plant needs or click here to add your business to the directory. Associates offer Wildflower Center members a discount on merchandise or services.

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Silk Tree Gardens

65 Harlem Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606

Region: Northeast

Phone: (203) 870-6213

Web: www.silktreegardens.com

Goods & Services
Nursery
Seed Company
Landscape Professional
Environmental Consultant

Year Established: 2007

Native Plant Experience

Percent of projects or inventory using native plants: 75%
Consult on native plant projects
Track provenance (origin) of native plant materials

Associate Program

Belong to Wildflower Center Associate Program

Discount to WFC Members: Landscaping Services discount - 15% - Wildflower Center members

Description: Container tree nursery and urban/suburban lawn and landscaping business in Connecticut; Conservation of native tree species a primary interest; Forest and wildlife habitat preservation in public open space, parks, golf courses, and State and Federal lands. Expansion of business plan includes a specific native plant tree nursery in Albuquerque, NM in 2009-2010

Credentials: Connecticut State Plant Nursery Registration and Certification (Yearly)

Native plant source

Self-operated Nursery
Native Plant Society
Transplant from Wild
Contract Grower
Wild-collected Seed
Buy Commercial Seed
Other: Bareroot trees

Sales

Retail
Wholesale
Over the counter
Mail order
Phone order
Online catalog

Product types

Trees
Shrub
Cacti/Succulents
Grasses/Grasslike
Ferns
Aquatic
Perennials
Annuals
Other:

Community specializations

Prairie/Grassland
Forest/Woodland
Wetland/Aquatic
Alpine/Mountain
Coastal/Dune
Desert
Other: Restoration Sites including Urban Spaces, Parks, and Mining Sites

Delivery formats

Containerized
Ball & Burlap
Bare root
Rooted Cuttings
Plugs/Liners
Seeds
Other:

Landscape specialization

Residential
Commercial/Office
Large Corporate Grounds
Parkland/Open Space
Nature Centers and Preserves
Roadside Revegetation/Soil Stabilization
Industrial Projects
Other:

Landscape services

Garden design
Contract growing
Landscape architect
Site analysis
Land use
Maintenance plans

Consultant specialization

Prairie
Woodland
Freshwater
Saltwater
All Habitats
Other: Desert

Consultant services

Species Inventory
Site Assessments
Survey Natural Areas
Post Vegetation
Land Use
Restoration
Wetland
Other: River/Creek Stabilization/Erosion Control

Seed services

Contract Supplier
Custom Mixes
Project Installation
Other: Local delivery of bulk quantity of trees

Nursery services

Contract Grower
Installation
Floral Arrangement
Interiorscapes
Maintenance
Other: Local delivery of bulk quantity of trees
 

Last Update: 2012-05-03
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