Shipping Information

Answers to Frequent Questions

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

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 shipping week for your plants (sorry, but we cannot arrange an exact date). Your shipping week selection will be included in the Order Confirmation which is sent to your email. Our "plant shipping periods" occur twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall: 

Plant Shipping Schedule

Spring - Plants
Shipping Begins April 11, 2022
Last Day to Order  May 20, 2022
Fall - Plants
Shipping Begins Sept. 12, 2022
Last Day to Order Oct. 2, 2022

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.