We have important news for all of our customers.  Streamside Native Plants is for sale.  I have provided a link to the listing below.
I'd like to thank everyone who has supported us for the past 21 years.  It has truly been a pleasure working with so many wonderful people.
We are open for business as usual.  There is a good stock of plants available for your planting projects.  Send in orders by E-mail or phone. Walk-in customers are always welcome.

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Streamside Native Plants is for sale.  Here is the link to the real estate listing: Streamside Native Plants for sale   If you know anyone who may be interested please ask them to contact the realtor. 
I will advise you on this website when the nursery has sold.  As the nursery is being sold as a business I will keep it operating as usual by maintaining good inventory levels and regular open hours.  Please email or phone in orders.  Walk-in customers are always welcome.

Streamside Native Plants specializes in the propagation and growing of a wide variety of trees, woody shrubs and perennials native to coastal British Columbia.

Open hours
We are open Monday to Friday from 0830 till 1630.  Closed for lunch from 1200 to 1300. 

*** Please note we will be closed all day on October 6th, 13th and 21st.  We will also be closed for the morning of October 1st.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Important notice regarding the 2021 -2022 planting season:
We will be closed for the winter from December 13 2021 and opening again, weather permitting, on  February 28th 2022.

Call 250-757-9999 or toll-free 1-877-570-3138 or email to place an order.  Please leave a message if no one is at the nursery.

Customer pick up
Orders can be made ready for pick up if you email or phone with a date and time.

For your convenience all orders are shipped freight prepaid and charged.  The freight amount will be added to the invoice.  Most orders will be shipped using Ace Courier.  They offer overnight service to most points on Vancouver Island and the lower mainland.  Larger orders will be shipped by truck or by 4x4 pickup and trailer.

Wholesale Pricing
The wholesale pricing applies to landscapers, developers, golf courses, parks departments, various levels of governments, schools, and societies.

Retail Sales
The general public are welcome to visit the nursery. It is advisable to phone first to make sure we will be on site.
Garden club members will receive a 10% discount on all purchases.


Returning used containers
We will no longer accept used containers (pots) back from customers.  We tried to reuse pots multiple times but unfortunately too many were returned in unusable condition.  Recycling facilities will not take pots with soil so the pots ended up at the dump.  Please rinse the containers and drop them off at a recycling depot.

Updated September 14 2021 Contact information:
Streamside Native Plants
Division of Viking Marine/Outdoors Ltd
7455 Island Highway West
Bowser, British Columbia
Canada, V0R 1G0
Phone: 250-757-9999
Toll Free: 877-570-3138
E-mail: Richard@streamsidenativeplants.com
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The nursery is located at 7455 Island Highway West (Highway 19A) Bowser  B.C.  (click here for map)

During the year our business hours vary with the season and weather conditions.

Photo - J. Jackson  

About the company:

Streamside Native Plants only sells plants that are native to coastal British Columbia.  Our customers include private home owners, developers, golf courses, landscapers, parks departments, schools, societies and various levels of governments.

Richard Wahlgren is the owner/manager of Streamside Native Plants.  He received a BSc. (Agriculture) from the University of British Columbia in 1979. During the summer of 2000 the Malaspina University-College Fisheries Field Technician Certificate program was successfully completed.  Over the last 21 years Richard has gained lots of hands on experience working with native plants.  This has proved valuable in writing successful planting prescriptions, propagating and selling healthy plants, and planting re-vegetation projects all over Vancouver Island.

Richard hooking up a sling to take a load of plants over to Gowland-Todd Provincial Park.