FREE: Backyards for Nature Fair & Native Plant Sale

  • Dates: Sunday, May 21 2017 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
  • Location: Vera Meineke Nature Center at Spring Valley
  • Address: 1111 E. Schaumburg Road
  • City: Schaumburg, IL
  • Phone: 847/985-2100

Discover simple ways to go green in your home landscape! A large variety of native shrubs, wildflowers, grasses suitable for home landscape, heirloom vegetables and herbs will be for sale throughout the day. Garden experts will provide information on how and where to use various native plants, home composting, rain gardens and more. Pre-ordering of plants is advised as some varieties may be unavailable for day-of purchase. Order forms for native plants are available online at and for heirloom vegetables at

Order forms may also be picked up at the Nature Center. The deadline for pre-orders is May 12!

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