Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Chicago Area Native Plant Sales

Native plants are just good. Good for the environment, good for wildlife, good for your soul (more reasons here). Here are some native plant sales in the Chicago suburban area you should check out.

Geum triflorum (Prairie Smoke) is a lovely native plant.
Wheaton Park District - April 28, 8:30am - Noon
Wheaton Public Works Building at 821 W. Liberty Drive, Wheaton

Schaumburg Community Garden Club - Sunday, May 6, 10am - 2pm
Spring Valley Nature Center, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

Citizens for Conservation in Barrington - Saturday, May 5 and Sunday May 6, 9am - 3pm
459 West Highway 22, Lake Barrington (across from Good Shepherd Hospital)

Green Earth Institute - Sunday, May 6 - afternoon
McDonald Farm, 10S404 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County -Friday, May 11 9am-7pm and Saturday, May 12 9am-4pm
Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 31st Street, Oak Brook, IL

Naperville Community Gardners - Saturday, May 12, 7:30am - 1:00pm


Gibson Woods Wild Ones - Saturday, May 12, 9am - 1pm
6201 Parrish Avenue, Hammond, IN

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