Shipping Information

Plant Shipping Schedule

To ensure your plants thrive, we ship at the perfect time for planting in your region, based on your Planting Zone.

Not sure what your Planting Zone is? Click here to find out.

Spring Shipping Schedule and Zone Opening Earliest Ship Dates

Note: At Wayside Gardens, we are committed to shipping healthy live plants at the ideal planting time for your zone. In order to ensure our plants are shipped at the optimal conditions, we regularly adjust our shipping timeframes as needed. The below table reflects our current estimate of timing for rose, live plant and bulb shipping this season. 

Zone Bare root Roses Plants & Bulbs Container Roses Sweet Potato & Avocado Citrus Blooming Blocks
1-3 Early-Mid May Mid May Mid May Late May-Mid Jun Early-Mid May Early-Mid May
4-5 Early-Mid Apr Late Apr Late Apr Mid-Late May Late Apr-Early May Early-Mid May
6 Mid-Late Mar Early-Mid Apr Early-Mid Apr Early-Mid May Early-Mid Apr Early-Mid May
7 Early-Mid Mar Late Mar-Early Apr Early-Mid Apr Late Apr-Mid May Early-Mid Apr Early-Mid May
8 Mid-Late Feb Late Mar-Early Apr Early-Mid Apr Mid-Late Apr Early-Mid Apr Early-Mid May
9-13* Late Jan-Mid Feb Late Mar-Early Apr Early-Mid Apr Mid-Late Apr Early-Mid Apr Early-Mid May

Fall Shipping Schedule and Zone Opening Dates

Shipping For Earliest Ship Dates
Zones 1-6 Most products begin shipping mid-September
Zones 7-13 Most products begin shipping late September
Peony Begins shipping early October to all zones

The first available shipping dates are not guaranteed. We take weather conditions (heat, etc.) into consideration, and we ship your plants at the optimal time to ensure the best condition possible upon arrival.

Shipping & Handling Information

  • Live plants are processed, packed, and shipped at the proper planting time for your region.
  • Allow 2-5 business days for processing prior to shipment.
  • An order cannot be cancelled once it has been prepared for shipping.
  • Accessories and hard goods orders are packed and shipped within 7 to 10 days.
  • Your credit card is billed at time of shipment.
  • Your order may arrive in separate boxes. This will not affect your total shipping charges.
  • All orders are shipped FOB Origin.           

Garden Fresh Express
If the product description notes “Garden Fresh Express”, we provide Express Shipping at no extra charge.

Express Shipping
Two-Day and Priority Overnight shipping via UPS are available for an additional charge for most products.

Heavy / Oversize
If an item requires added handling due to size or weight, you will see any added charge listed in the product description.

P.O. Box Shipping
Add $5.95 per item.

Alaska and Hawaii Deliveries
We send orders to these states using Express Delivery. One added day is required, and we charge $20 extra per shipment.

Canada and Foreign Deliveries
We cannot ship to Canada, Internationally, or to APO / FPO addresses.

Delivery Guarantee

While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all information, we reserve the right to make corrections if an error does occur. Please check all addresses carefully. Postal and delivery services will not forward. We guarantee delivery only to the addresses we are given.

Shipping & Handling

$0.02 - $24.94 $9.95
$24.95 - $49.94 $15.95
$49.95 - $74.94 $19.95
$74.95 - $99.94 $24.95
$99.95 - $124.94 $27.95
$124.95 - $149.94 $29.95
$149.95 and over 20% of Merchandise Total


*Expedited shipping options are available for most items at an additional charge, please read below

April 1, 2022 - What is the “fuel surcharge”? Like many companies, we are facing unprecedented increases in shipping costs due to high fuel prices. Unfortunately, while we have absorbed these costs in early 2022, the sustained high prices make it impossible for us to completely absorb moving forward. We will continue to monitor fuel and related shipping prices. We appreciate your understanding of this issue.

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