Shipping Information

  • Plant and seed orders are shipped separately, and shipping costs are applied separately.
  • Plants and Seeds are shipped to destinations within the contiguous United States, only.
  • We cannot combine new orders with previous orders. If you place more than one order, they will be shipped separately.
  • Prairie Nursery is an online retail nursery. We don't arrange any order pick-ups at the Nursery.
  • Seed order pick-up has been discontinued due to Covid-19 precautions.
  • Read our Guarantee and Policies for refund/return information.

Plant Shipping Costs

Plants are shipped primarily via Fed Ex and Spee Dee. 

Plant Total Amount Shipping cost Destination
$0 - $50.00 $9.95 U.S. contiguous states only
$50.01 + 15% of plant cost U.S. contiguous states only

Seed Shipping Costs

Seed is shipped throughout the year by various carriers.

Seed Total Amount U.S. contiguous states only
$0 - $100 $9.95
$101 - $200 10%
$201 - $500 7%
$501 - $1000 5%
$1001 - $5000 4%
Over $5000 3%

Shipping Schedule

During the checkout process, you will be guided to choose a delivery window for your plants, from a list of available shipping weeks - we cannot arrange an exact date. Your shipping-week selection is included in the Order Confirmation which is sent to your email. Plants are shipped during one of our "plant shipping periods" which occur twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall: 

Plant Shipping Schedule


Spring - Plants
Shipping Begins April 13, 2020
Last Day to Order  June 1, 2020
Fall - Plants
Shipping Begins Sept. 14, 2020
Last Day to Order Oct. 5, 2020

Seed Shipping Schedule

Seed orders are shipped year-round. Your seed order will ship within a week of your order being placed.

More About Shipping

We do our best to make sure your plants arrive in good condition, see how your plants are shipped in our Resources and Guides section.