“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
The businesses in this list provide products and services related to native plants and their uses, such as compost or edible native plants.
Kansas City, MO
Phone: (800) 519-2304
Email: [email protected]
Products: Bioretention systems, erosion control, streambank stabilization, civil engineering materials; Seeds: Retail, Wholesale; Plugs: Retail, Wholesale
Services: Education: Workshops/Presentations
Business Statement: For almost four decades, A.S.P. Enterprises has served the erosion control industry with integrity and expertise. Founded in 1976 to provide engineers and landscape contractors the best value for their money, we have grown to become the Midwest’s full-line distributor of erosion-control, geosynthetics, storm water management products, wall block, landscape pavers, and drainage products. Their professional staff are certified experts, including six Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control who gladly work with our customers to earn A.S.P.’s reputation as “The Midwest’s Most Trusted Site Solutions Provider.”
Phone: (573) 657-1425
Email: [email protected]
Products: Plugs, Custom-Grown Plants, Potted Woody Plants, Retail secondary-processed edible and medicinal goods from native plants
Services: Education: Seminars/Workshops/Presentations, Demonstration Gardens/Restoration Sites
Business Statement: We cultivate less than 5 acres of our 70 acres in the Missouri River Hills. The rest is a wild place, which we strive to leave as an intact ecosystem for pollinators and other wildlife.
New London, MO
Phone: (443) 255-8282
Email: robert @ nextnewplanet.com (remove spaces)
Services: Assisting garden centers across the country with marketing, merchandising, plant and product choices, display gardens and education on the benefits of native plants for their customers.
Business Statement: Creating the link between retailers, families and nature through the power of stories.
St. Louis, MO
Email: MOry @ roeslein.com (remove spaces)
Valley Park, MO
Phone: (636) 861-3344
Email: sryan @ stlcompost.com (remove spaces)
Products: STA-Certified compost, mulch products, and soil blends
Business Statement: Founded in 1992 by eco-enthusiasts Patrick and Rebecca Geraty, St. Louis Composting has blossomed into the region’s largest compost producer. The mission of this husband-and-wife team is to help make the world a little greener and reduce landfill waste by producing compost of the highest quality.
Together, our six composting facilities process roughly 600,000 cubic yards of green material annually – more than one-third of all yard waste generated in St. Louis County. In addition to recycling yard trimmings gathered by the area’s major waste haulers, we receive and compost material collected form curbside green waste recycling programs.
New Hope, MN
Phone: (763) 537-6639
Email: truax1 @ qwestoffice.net (remove spaces)
Products: Drill manufacturer for drilling and broadcasting native grasses and wildflowers.
The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Grow Native! program provide this list of suppliers of native plant products and services as a convenience to gardeners, landowners, and landscape enthusiasts. It is the responsibility of the consumer to check the references of, negotiate fees with, and make all arrangements with those listed in this Resource Guide. The Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Grow Native! program accept no responsibility for products and services rendered.