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Find Your Shipping Zone




Find your hardiness zone.

Check out our handy blog post for more information explaining plant hardiness zones & why they are important.

If you have placed an order, and your plants are available and we are shipping to your area - your order should ship within 7 business days. We ship hundreds of boxes each day, and are working hard to get your order out!

Your ship date depends on 1) your Zone (see below) as well as 2) current weather conditions in your area as well as ours and 3) plant availability.

We know you want your plants, and we want to get them to you but we do have to be careful. These are perishable goods and even if your weather is PERFECT, they have to travel and sometimes overnight in areas that are too COLD or too HOT.

Mother Nature is not as scheduled as we are - there are times when we are simply waiting for one crop to be ready - we only ship plants when we KNOW that they are ready to go into the ground and flourish.

Shipping Policies:

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map For Shipping Schedule

When Do We Ship?



FALL SHIPPING

Zone Date

1-4 Mid-September
5 Mid-September
6 Late September
7 Late September/Early October
8+ Early October


SPRING SHIPPING

Zone Date

1-4 Late May
5 Mid - Late May
6 Late April - Early May
7 Early - Mid April
8+ Mid March

Please Note: 'Shipping Begins' dates are approximate based on the previous year's shipping schedule. Actual dates are subject to change with weather conditions including temperatures in your area as well as ours

When will my plants ship?
It is our goal to ship plants at just the right time for your particular area. Some of our plants can ship nearly year round, while others require specific timing in order to achieve ideal growth. We do encourage customers to order early to ensure that you get just what you want: first come, first served!

We use the USDA Zone Chart an industry accepted standard.

We will check your zone, check the weather and ship when it is safe. In general, Fall shipping begins early September through Christmas, weather permitting. Spring shipping begins in late March through June, weather permitting.

'Shipping Begins' dates are approximate based on the previous year's shipping schedule. Actual dates are subject to change with weather conditions including temperatures in your area as well as ours

In the very rare case where weather may prevent delivery of tender plants intended as gifts, we will send an announcement of your gift and then ship as soon as it is safe

There are some plants that are more sensitive to extremes in temperature, therefore these ship dates may not apply in cases when ordering these plants.

All orders placed after the last week of the Fall or Spring schedule will be shipped ASAP, which is usually 5-7 days after the order is placed depending on when the order came in during the week.

Please note: We avoid shipping plants at the end of the week so that they won't sit in a shipping warehouse over the weekend. Any orders coming in at the end of the week will be shipped the following week, regardless of the method chosen.