Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Mason-Lake Counties Native Plant Sale

purple coneflower
purple coneflower and black-eyed susans
from the Mason-Lake Soil Conservation District Newsletter (used with permission)

The Native Plant Sale is back again by popular demand! Due to a continued interest the Mason-Lake Conservation District will be holding its 6th Annual Native Plant Sale on Saturday, June 20th with orders taken ahead of time. A variety of species will be available on the sale day as well.

Examples of plants for sale include: cardinal flower, New England aster, purple coneflower, gray headed coneflower, hoary vervain, ironweed, Jacob’s ladder, New Jersey tea, wild petunia, native grasses such as Canada wild rye, bottlebrush grass, big and little bluestem and much more! Woodland plants, such as Jack-n-Pulpit, trilliums, wild ginger, wild geranium and a variety of ferns will be on sale. Plants suitable for dry soils even dunes will be available as well as plants for clay & wet areas. Check out the enclosed order form. You can view the plants offered by coming into the office where we have a book of the different plants that will be available. We also have a list of all the plants with their scientific name and sun, soil and moisture conditions they prefer.

If you have any questions, call Lynda at 231-757-3708 x3. The deadline to pre-order your Native Plants is June 12th. There will be many extra plants available for sale on the day of pickup also, but if there is something special you want; pre–ordering is a much surer way to get them as many of the extras go quick. Don’t delay, order your plants today

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