Busy Bee Nursery & Consulting and Grassy Roads Farm Availability List


~ For July 30 and 31, 2021 ~

Logistics and General Information

Pre-ordered Delivery Pick-up Dates

  • Glasgow – Friday, July 30, 5:30 p.m.
    • Parking lot of Beaver Creek Park
  • Bowling Green – Saturday, July 31, 10:30 a.m.
    • Parking lot of the WKU Small Business Development Center (the “old mall”)
  • If you are not satisfied with any of the plants that I picked for you, please let me know before you leave with them and I will be happy to keep those plants and refund your money for them.
    • I cannot be responsible for them after you take possession of them.

Ordering Logistics for Pre-ordered Deliveries

  • E-mail the following information to shannon@shannontrimboli.com.
    • List of items, sizes, and quantities that you want to order.
  • I will make sure I still have everything you want and send you an invoice for the order.
    • Invoices are due before orders are picked up, unless arrangements have been made to pay by cash or check when you pick the plants up.
  • Orders will be filled in the order that I receive them.
  • Ordering deadline: 8:00 a.m. Thursday, July 29.

Open House

  • The next Open House will be August 15, 2021
  • 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • By appointment only.
    • Appointments are for 30-minute increments.
    • Please respect the appointment times so everyone is able to have a safe and personalized shopping experience.
    • View open appointments and schedule the one most convenient for you on this calendar.

Want More Details?

Questions?

  • Email: busybee@shannontrimboli.com
  • Call: 270-202-7677
    • If I don’t answer, please leave a message and I will call you back.

Want this information emailed to you?

  • Emails will go out approximately a week before each pick-up
  • Subscribe at https://shannontrimboli.com/subscribe/
    • Pick the option to receive emails about “The native plants, honey, duck eggs, etc. that Shannon has for sale.”

Thank You!

Thank you for your continued support.
~ Shannon

Available Products

Honey and Gift Certificates

  • Honey – 13 oz glass jar ($12)
    • I only have a few jars of honey left from my 2020 harvest.
    • I have harvested my 2021 honey and will have it available in August.
  • Gift Certificates
    • Gift certificates are available for plants and honey.
    • You choose the amount of the gift certificate.

Book and Upcoming Online Class

  • Plants Honey Bees Use in the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys by Shannon R. Trimboli
    • $32 tax included
    • Let me know if you want your book signed.

Native Plants

General Information

  • Each plant name is linked to its description on my website.
    • Information provided in the description include height, bloom time, moisture and sun requirements, what types of pollinators and wildlife use the plant, and a picture of the flower.
  • The list below only includes the plants that are ready to be sold now.
    • Several other species will be available later this season.
    • To see a full list of all the plants I am growing this year, including ones that will be available in the near future or I’m anticipating for later this season, please visit the Busy Bee Nursery and Consulting webpage.

Available Wildflowers

  • Aster, New England (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)
    • 3 qt ($11)
    • 1 gal. ($13)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Larger plants will likely bloom this year.
  • Aster, Wavy-leaf (Symphyotrichum undulatum)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
    • Very limited supply.
  • Bee balm / Wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
    • 1 qt. ($7)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
  • Blazing star (Liatris squarrosa)
    • 1 qt. ($7)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
  • Coneflower, Grey-headed (Ratibida pinnata)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • 1 gal. ($13)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
  • Coneflower, Pale purple (Echinacea pallida)
    • 1 qt. ($7)
    • This year’s seedlings.
  • Coneflower, Purple (Echinacea purpurea)
    • 1 qt. ($7)
    • This year’s seedlings.
  • Coreopsis, Lance-leaved (Coreopsis lanceolata)
    • 1 qt. ($7)
    • This year’s seedlings.
  • Culver’s root (Veronicastrum virginicum)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
    • Some have multiple sprouts per pot.
  • Cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum)
    • 1 gal. ($13)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
  • Goldenrod, Sweet / Anise-scented (Solidago odora)
    • 1 qt. ($7)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
  • Milkweed, Common (Asclepias syriaca)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • 1 gal ($13)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Limited supply.
  • Milkweed, Swamp / Rose (Asclepias incarnata)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Limited supply.
  • Prairie clover, White (Dalea candida)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Some bloomed this year, otherwise will likely bloom next year.
  • Rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium)
    • 1 gal. ($13)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
  • Sneezeweed, Purple-headed (Helenium flexuosum)
    • 1 qt. ($7)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Many are blooming now; others will likely bloom next year.
  • Sunflower, Rough (Helianthus hirsutus)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
  • Wingstem, White (Verbesina virginica)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.
    • Very limited supply.
  • Wingstem, Yellow (Verbesina alternifolia)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • Overwintered plants.
    • Will likely bloom next year.

Available Trees / Shrubs

  • Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
    • 3 gal. ($35)
    • 2 years old or older plants.
  • False indigo bush (Amorpha fruticosa)
    • 3 gal. ($35)
    • Overwintered plants.
  • New Jersey tea (Ceanothus americanus)
    • 3 qt. ($11)
    • 1 gal. ($13)
    • Overwintered plants.
  • Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)
    • 1 gal. ($13)
    • 3 gal. ($35)
    • Overwintered plants.
  • Shrubby St. John’s wort (Hypericum prolificum)
    • 3 gal. ($35)
    • 2 years old or older plants.
    • One is blooming.
    • Limited supply. More will be available soon.

For pre-ordered deliveries, email the list of items you want (including sizes on the plants) and your contact info to: busybee@shannontrimboli.com