If you haven't started your own, it's about that time to buy plants for the garden. Here is a list of where you can find some for sale nearby. If there are any locations or events we missed, do let us know, and we will include them!
The Dassel-Cokato FFA will host their Annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 14th 9a-noon at the D-C High School Rec Center. A variety of tomatoes, peppers, flowers (annuals and perennials), and more will be available. A selection of houseplants and gift certificates will also be available at the Pancake Breakfast at the new rec center May 7th. For updates, see the Dassel-Cokato FFA Facebook page:
The Meeker County Horticulture Society is hosting its Annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 14th 10-11:30a at the Meeker County Fairgrounds 4-H Building in Litchfield, MN. All plants are member-grown and will include vegetable plants, perennials, annuals, bulbs, houseplants, tools, and garden art.
Wright County Master Gardeners will have their plant sale Saturday, May 21st 8:30 - 11:00am in Sturges Park in Buffalo, rain or shine. Cash or check only.
Hwy 25 & 2nd Ave S.
Buffalo, MN 55313
Dan & Becky's Market will have plant starts, including tomatoes (several heirloom varieties), peppers, broccoli, some herbs, and cabbage. These are expected to be available by Saturday, May 14th.
5636 Oliver Ave SW
Cokato, MN 55321
Midwest Garden Company offers a variety of vegetable starts, onion sets, and potatoes along with a wide selection of flowering annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs.
21392 CSAH 18
Dassel, MN 55325
The Marketplace will have a variety of vegetable starts after Mother's Day in their greenhouse off the east side of the store (enter from within the store). There are also currently flowers available, both potted and for planting.
310 Cokato St W Cokato
Cokato, Minnesota 55321
Cattail Corner will also offer a variety of vegetable starts, including organic and heirloom. They also stock fruit trees and shrubs, including raspberries, currants, elderberries, apples, plums, pears, and cherries. They sell flowers and landscaping plants as well. Current hours are Th-Sa 10a-5p, though they will be open more as more plants come in.
520 6th St
Howard Lake, MN 55349
The Lamb Shoppe will have their Annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 7th, offering many different kinds of medicinal plants, garden herbs, veggies, flowers, and other unique starter plants. See a list of plants here. Many plants will be available that Saturday, and more will arrive later in the month.
61231 Hwy 7 W
Hutchinson, MN 55350
The Rustic Garden is a garden center that offers all different varieties of locally grown vegetable starts, along with perennials, annuals, and fruit trees.
1410 Hwy 55 E
Buffalo, MN 55313
Halosek Flower Power Garden Center is another garden center offering a great variety of veggie starts and perennials, annuals, and fruit trees and shrubs.
18364 County Rd 9
Lester Prairie, MN 55354
Stockmen's Greenhouse and Garden Center has locations in both Hutchinson and Litchfield. Along with vegetable and herb starts, they also offer perennials, annuals, fruit trees, etc. Some more unique plants available.
60973 US Hwy 12
1150 Highway 7 E
Dan & Jerry's Greenhouses is a large garden center and greenhouse operation offering a, likewise, large variety of locally grown plants.
2498 85th St NE
Monticello, MN 55362