Create a beautiful landscape, rain garden or bioswale with locally grown native wildflowers, grasses and more on sale at two native plant sales this weekend.
Nine growers will sell native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and grasses at the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 at 4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO.
This is a walk-through sale, but shoppers can also pre-order plants from most of the vendors and have orders ready to pick up on Saturday. Volunteers will be available to load plants into vehicles if needed. All shoppers will be asked to follow local COVID-19 health guidelines.
Pre-ordering is available from these vendors:
City Roots, LLC
Order online by Thursday, May 13.
Green Thumb Gardens
Order and pay online by Thursday, May 13.
Order by Wednesday, May 12.
The Missouri Prairie Foundation will receive a percentage of the proceeds for its’ work in protecting and restoring prairies other native grasslands.
The Grassland Heritage Foundation Native Plant Sale will have 62 species and more than 3,200 plants for sale from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, May 15 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vermont St., Lawrence, KS.
All plants will be $4 each and most will be in 3.5” pots. Additional native plant garden starter kits and booster packs for a 5‘ x 6’ garden will be available with some of the most popular varieties. For a complete plant list, go to GHF Native Plant Sale.
Shoppers will be asked to wear face masks and observe social distancing.
Photo: Kelley Klor