Grower of Grasses... Habitat Restoration Services... Vegetation and Pest Control Services...
At Rock Spring Farm, we grow grasses, wildflowers, and ferns native to southeastern North America. All of our plants are grown from seed, cuttings, or spores collected using sustainable methods. We have a complete line of cool season grasses, warm season grasses and riparian species for use in habitat restorations. We also grow most of the important wildflowers and legumes species used to attract beneficial insects, song and game birds in the Southeast. Please see our inventory pages for species descriptions, sizes and prices.
We have an active habitat restoration practice that includes invasive species removal, re-vegetation, seed collection and propagation services, restoration planning and consulting services.
We are a licensed provider of vegetation and pest management services, including:
Portfolio of Projects
Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site:
Installed 500 grass and wildflower plugs in a demonstration area for the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Bartow County, Georgia, 2008.
Conasauga Natural Area:
Installed 9,400 Indian grass plugs on four acres for the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Non-game Wildlife Management Division; Murray County, Georgia, 2008.
Delivered 2,200 Little Bluestem, Indiangrass, Big Bluestem and Switchgrass plugs to be installed in a natural burial cemetery for Memorial Ecosystems; Oconee County, South Carolina, 2008/09.
Honey Creek Woodlands:
Delivered and installed approx. 1,500 Little Bluestem, Indiangrass and various wildflower plugs in a natural burial cemetery for the Monastery of the Holy Spirit; Rockdale County, Georgia, 2008/09.
Talladega National Forest:
Installed 4,000 Little Bluestem, Indiangrass and Silky Oatgrass plugs on approx. seven acres for the United States Forest Service, National Forests of Alabama, Oakmulgee Ranger District; Bibb County, Alabama, 2009.
Talladega National Forest:
Installed 6,000 Big Bluestem and Indiangrass plugs on approx. 20 acres for the United States Forest Service, National Forests of Alabama, Shoal Creek Ranger District; Cleburne, County, Alabama, 2009.
Sandy Creek Nature Center:
Delivered approx. 1,100 Little Bluestem, Indiangrass, Switchgrass and various wildflower plugs to be installed in a meadow habitat for the Athens / Clarke County Department of Recreation; Clarke County, Georgia, 2008/09/10.
McDaniel Meadows at Big Canoe:
Drafted and implemented a habitat restoration plan for seven acres of meadow habitat for the Big Canoe Property Owners Association; Pickens County, Georgia, 2009.
Sprewell Bluff State Recreation Area:
Installed 2,100 local ecotype Big Bluestem and Switchgrass plugs for the State of Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Non-game Wildlife Management Division; Upson County, Georgia, 2009.
Georgia Transmission Corporation:
Installed 5,760 native warm season grass plugs on two sites aggregating approx. 4 acres for the Georgia Transmission Corporation; Gwinnett County, Georgia and Hancock County, Georgia, 2009.
Invasive species eradication on approx. 15 acres for the United States Army Corps of Engineers; Murray County, Georgia, 2009.
Chattahoochee National Forest:
Installed 17,500 Big Bluestem, Indiangrass, Switchgrass, and Poverty Oat grass plugs on approx. four acres for the United States Forest Service Chattahoochee National Forest, Blue Ridge Ranger District; Union County, Georgia, 2009.
Installed 1,500 Little Bluestem and wildflower plugs on approx. ½ acre for the Georgia Transmission Corporation; Clarke County, Georgia, 2010.
Blue Heron Nature Preserve:
Restoration planning and implementation, invasive species eradication on approx. 10 acres for the Blue Heron Nature Preserve Committee; Fulton County, Georgia, 2010.