Wild Ones: Native Plant Sales

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 by

Wild Ones: Native Plant Sales

Klehm would like to share these great community events :

Native Woodland Plant Sale

The annual Native Woodland Plant Sale, sponsored by the Rock River Valley Chapter of Wild Ones, is beginning just in time for spring. Not only are these native plants a charming addition to the shaded yard, but when properly sited and established, they are tough and carefree, needing neither fertilizer nor constant watering. In addition, native plants provide the food and shelter that butterflies, other insects and humming birds require.

Twenty-five flowering plants are offered this year including Hepatica, Blue Cohosh, Jack- in- the-pulpit, Trillium, Virginia bluebells, Dutchman’s breeches and many more. There is also a great selection of ferns and sedges. An e-form of the sale brochure is available click here for your copy. For a paper copy or to have a copy e-mailed, please contact Barbara Flores, sale coordinator, at [email protected] or call 815-289-8602. All inquiries are most welcome.

Important Dates

Orders Due: Thursday, April 21, 2014

Pick Up: April 25, 3 PM – 7:30 PM  |  April 26, 9 AM – 12 PM

Pickup Location: 15813 Anderson Rd.  |  Durand, IL 61024

Native Prairie Plant Sale

Wild Ones, Rock River Valley Chapter, offers native plant species for sunny locations in its annual Native Prairie Plant Sale. The plants offered in this sale are all indigenous to Winnebago and surrounding counties. Click here to download the 2014 brochure. Members will receive it with their March newsletter and others are invited to to be put on the mail list by clicking here.

Important Dates

Orders Due: Monday, April 28, 2014

Pick Up: Friday, May 16, 5:00 PM – 7::00 PM  |  Saturday, May 17, 8 AM – 11 AM

Pickup Location: 4601 Paulson Rd.  |  Caledonia, IL

Funds raised by these and other native plant sales (trees and shrubs) support the meeting programs as well as the environmental projects of Wild Ones. Meetings are usually held the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for browsing the lending library, the merchandise tables and the displays. Unless otherwise stated, we meet at Rock Valley College, 3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61114, in the Woodward Technology Center.

This is not a Klehm sponsored event please visit Wild Ones for more information.

 

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