Native Wildflower Sale on Sunday

Posted September 7, 2019 at 6:03 am by

Native Wild­flow­ers — Con­tributed photo

Don’t miss this rare oppor­tu­ni­ty to pur­chase local­ly grown wild­flow­ers native to San Juan Coun­ty! The Land Bank is host­ing three sales in Sep­tem­ber fea­tur­ing native plants pro­duced by The Sal­ish Seeds Project. THIS SUNDAY, Sep­tem­ber 8, nurs­ery gates will open to the pub­lic 12pm to 2pm on San Juan Island.

Sale offer­ings will include harsh Indi­an paint­brush, camas bulbs, Cana­da gold­en­rod, Henderson’s check­er­mal­low, and many more. Lim­it­ed quan­ti­ties on hand. Click here for species descriptions.

Direc­tions to The San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust’s Red Mill Farm Nurs­ery: From Fri­day Har­bor, take San Juan Val­ley Road for about two miles. Turn left (south) onto Val­ley Farms Road. Take the first dri­ve­way on the right at 1/4 mile. Park­ing will be near nurs­ery, on left.

The Sal­ish Seeds Project is ded­i­cat­ed to restor­ing native wild­flow­ers and grass­es in the San Juan Islands. Plants and seeds are pro­duced at a nurs­ery locat­ed at Red Mill Farm in San Juan Val­ley.  In a fruit­ful part­ner­ship, The San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust owns the prop­er­ty and the Land Bank runs the nurs­ery.  For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it https://sjclandbank.org/the-salish-seed-project/ or con­tact the Land Bank at 360–378-4402. 

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