Find an item mentioned in Jan’s column

Looking for a plant or product you read about in one of Jan’s recent garden columns?

Start by asking at your local nursery or garden center if they can get it for you.  For a free plant-finder service, see  Here’s additional help:

Joel, Joy, and/or Jan Sour Cherry Bushes:
Indiana Berry Co. (800/295-2226,
Edible Landscaping (434/361-9134,
One Green World (877/353-4028,

Carmine Jewel Sweet Cherry Bush:
Edible Landscaping (434/361-9134,
One Green World (877/353-4028,
Gurneys (513/354-1492,

Scallions Delicious Duo
Renee’s Garden (

Unusual veggies                            

Orach, ground cherries, tomatillos,
cucamelons (Mexican sour gherkin):

Territorial Seed Company (800/626-0866, www.Territorial
All of the above, plus Hamburg parsley :
Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds (417/924-8917,

Inkberry (Ilex glabra)
Gem Box and Strong Box:
Proven Winners ColorChoice shrubs   (
Nova Scotia, Pretty Girl and Pretty Boy:
Rare Find Nursery (732/833-0613,
Order through Monrovia (
for delivery to your local garden center

Native sedges (Carex)
Nebraska Statewide Arboretum (
Prairie Moon Nursery (866/417-8156,
Prairie Nursery, (800/476-9453,

 Ornamental grasses:
Fall-blooming feather reed grass (Calamagrostis brachytricha), ‘Blue Paradise’ little blue stem (Schizachyrium scoparium):
Bluestone Perennials: 800/852-5243,

‘Blackhawk’ big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii):
Plant Delights (919/772-4794,

 Shrubs for winter interest:
Dogwood-red-stem-with-yew2Golden Mop false cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera): widely available at nurseries,
garden centers, and box stores, sometimes labeled as Golden Mops

Flame willow (Salix ‘Flame’): Nature Hills Nursery (888/861-7663),

Baton Rouge™ tartarian dogwood (Cornus alba ‘Minbat’)
Ask your garden center to order from Bailey Nurseries
Arctic Sun™ dogwood (Cornus sanguinea):
Proven Winners ( to find a retailer or buy on line)

Winterberries (Ilex verticillata) Berry Poppins®, ‘Berry Heavy® Gold,
Mr.  Poppins™ male pollinator:
Proven Winners ( to find a retailer or buy on line) 

Bee-friendly native plants that never need spraying:
Mountain mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum) and
Great blue lobelia (L. siphilitica)
Prairie Moon Nursery (866/417-8156,
Prairie Nursery (800/476-9453,

Jalafuego jalapeno and Roulette habanero hot pepper seeds
Jung Seed (800/247-5864,

Honeyberries (Haskaps)
Hartmann’s Plantation 269/253-4281,
Indiana Berry & Plant Co. (800/295-2226,
Proven Winners ColorChoice shrubs ( 

Belgian endive (witloof chicory):
Johnny’s Selected Seeds (877/564-6697,

Autumn-blooming perennials:
Monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii), toad lily (Tricyrtis)
Digging Dog Nursery (707/973-1130,

White wood aster (Eurybia divaricata), bottle gentian (Gentiana andrewsii)
Prairie Moon Nursery (866/417-8156,
Prairie Nursery (800/476-9453,

Organic grub control for lawns
St. Gabriel Organics (540/672-0052), store locator
and online sales for Milky Spore
Arbico Organics (800/827-2847, beneficial nematodes