Shipping Schedule

Rules of Thumb to Know:

We WON'T ship if


  • Plants at the nursery aren't yet ready

  • Temps in your area are lower than 32 degrees

  • Temps on the route are lower than 25 degrees

  • Temps on the route are higher than 95 degrees

We WILL ship if


  • We’re confident your last frost date has passed

  • The nursery is confident their last frost date has passed

  • Temps on the entire delivery route are within an acceptable range




Click Your Zone Below to Find Shipping Schedule:

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Wolfs Point, MT 5/16 9/20
Detroit Lakes, MN 5/15 9/20

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Minneapolis, MN 4/30 10/5
Billings, MT 5/8 9/27
Sioux Falls, SD 5/3 9/28
Fargo, ND 5/10 9/27

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Denver, CO 4/30 10/4
Portland, ME 5/2 10/6
Omaha, NE 4/21 10/12
Chicago, IL 4/20 10/24

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Topeka, KS 4/19 10/11
Boston, MA 4/7 11/7
Detroit, MI 4/26 10/17
Columbus, OH 4/26 10/13

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Washington D.C. 3/29 11/15
Baltimore, MD 4/11 10/29
Tulsa, OK 3/27 11/7
Albuquerque, NM 4/16 10/28
New York City, NY 4/1 11/15

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Atlanta, GA 3/24 11/16
Portland, OR 3/23 11/15
Charleston, SC 3/9 11/25
Baton Rouge, LA 2/26 11/29

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Sacramento, CA 2/10 12/4
Jacksonville, FL 2/26 12/3
Las Vegas, NV 2/16 11/27
Houston, TX 2/8 12/20

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.

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City Last Spring Frost, 2021 First Fall Frost, 2021
Tampa, FL 1/21 1/19

Frost dates are based on historical climate data, and are not sure dates. The last spring frost is the last light freeze in the spring and the first fall frost is the first light freeze in fall.

All Frost information is from the Farmer's Almanac.



Shipping Plants: The Inside Scoop

The health and success of your plant is our first priority and sometimes that means working with the weather in order to ship from our nurseries to your doorstep. However, we know that this can leave you wondering where exactly that plant you ordered is. Let’s break it down.

Shipping in Early Spring

Ordering your plants in the winter is a great idea because it means we’ve set them aside and put your name on them. No one else is going to end up with those plants, they’re all yours. 


That being said, shipping it in the winter wouldn’t make much sense, the ground is frozen! Plus, letting your plant sit in a delivery truck in extremely cold temperatures will hurt it, and sometimes even kill it! 


We work with our nurseries, past experiences, and reference reputable sources like the Farmer’s Almanac, to decide when your zone is ready for planting. 


Keep in mind: Ready to Plant means that the last projected frost date has passed. So if you walk outside at the very beginning of spring and it happens to be warm, that doesn’t mean we’ll be shipping your plant then. We wait to make sure frost is unlikely to hurt the plant either in transit or once it arrives.


We know you’re excited to receive your plants, we’re excited too! We just don’t want to hurt them on their journey.

Shipping in Summer

Just like cold, heat can be detrimental to plants on their way to your home. Our shipping experts meet every week and go over weather reports for THE ENTIRE COUNTRY to evaluate if it’s safe for your plants. 


Your orders may spend days on a delivery truck without being watered so we want to make sure they’re prepared and that the heat won’t dry them out too quickly. 


We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work diligently to protect your plants during transit. Have more questions? Please contact our Plant Experts for assistance!