Native Plant Sale and Expo

Posted March 1, 2018 at 5:48 am by

Mas­ter Gar­den­ers Native Plant Sale & Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict Expo 

Pre-order your plants now! Orders are due March 12th.

Order ear­ly for best selec­tion, as quan­ti­ties are lim­it­ed and often sell out before the sale date.

This year’s selec­tions include 18 species of ever­green and decid­u­ous trees, shrubs and peren­ni­als like the ever-pop­u­lar Red Flow­er­ing Cur­rant and Blue Elder­ber­ry. Natives sup­ply impor­tant food sources and shel­ter for birds, insects and mam­mals, enhance bio­di­ver­si­ty, and require less water once estab­lished. This year’s selec­tions include sev­er­al drought-resis­tant choic­es. There will be more options avail­able at the sale, includ­ing local­ly grown plants from Sal­ish Seeds.

Full descrip­tions, cul­tur­al require­ments, and the pre-order form are locat­ed here.

The San Juan Islands Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict is host­ing an Expo of edu­ca­tion­al exhibits and ven­dors at the same time and loca­tion as the Native Plant Sale. And 4‑H will be serv­ing cof­fee and deli­cious baked goods!

Native Plant Sale
Pre­sent­ed by the Mas­ter Gar­den­er Foun­da­tion of San Juan Coun­ty in Coop­er­a­tion with San Juan Coun­ty Wash­ing­ton State Uni­ver­si­ty Extension.

Pre­sent­ed by the San Juan Islands Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict, your part­ner in stew­ard­ship and con­ser­va­tion of nat­ur­al resources in the San Juan Islands. 

  • Sat­ur­day, March 24th 
  • 9am – 12pm 
  • San Juan Coun­ty Fairgrounds

Orcas and Lopez islanders: Pick up your orders at the Orcas Island Grange and at Sun­set Builders, 9am – 12pm.

The WSU Mas­ter Gar­den­er Pro­gram is a nation­al­ly rec­og­nized pro­gram that trains vol­un­teers to serve their com­mu­ni­ties through hor­ti­cul­tur­al edu­ca­tion and out­reach. Once vol­un­teers receive train­ing, they pro­vide research-based, edu­ca­tion­al infor­ma­tion to the pub­lic on veg­etable and fruit gar­den­ing, native plants, lawn and land­scape main­te­nance, com­post­ing, plant prob­lem diag­no­sis, pest con­trol, and many oth­er con­cerns. For more infor­ma­tion about San Juan Coun­ty Mas­ter Gar­den­ers vis­it or call 360–378-4414.

Rea­son­able accom­mo­da­tions will be made for per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties and spe­cial needs who con­tact the WSU San Juan Coun­ty Exten­sion office at 360–370- 7663 or at least two weeks pri­or to the event.

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