Backyards for Nature Fair & Native Plant Sale
May 5, 2013 · 10AM to 2PM · Spring Valley Nature Center
Discover simple ways to "go green" in your home landscape at the annual Backyards for Native Fair & Native Plant Sale.
A large variety of native shrubs, wildflowers and grasses suitable for home landscape will be for sale throughout the day at Spring Valley. Garden experts will provide information on how and where to use various native plants, home composting, rain gardens and more. Kids’ gardening activities, birdhouse building and free wildflower seedlings will be available.
There will be a silent auction of painted rain barrels with auction proceeds benefitting Friends of Busse Woods.
Pre-ordering of plants is advised to get the widest selection. Pre-orders must be received by April 20. Quantities and varieties cannot be guaranteed for orders received after this date. Order pick-up is May 5. A new feature for this year's sale will be a streamlined pick-up process for pre-ordered plants.
Order forms are available online at www.schaumburggardenclub.org or by calling 847/985-2100.
Admission is free.
For more information, call 847/985-2100.
Spring Valley Nature Club Herb & Vegetable Sale
The Spring Valley Nature Club is sponsoring the inaugural Heirloom Herb and Vegetable Sale. Due to popular demand, the Nature Club has sought out unusual, delicious and hard to find plant varieties. Finds include nine varieties of tomatoes chosen for unique features and robust flavors, seven hard to find herb species thar add beauty, flavor and interest to gardens and patios, and 18 varieties of vegetables. All plants are mature and ready for planting in garden and patio containers.
Pre-ordering is recommended. Pre-order deadline is April 26.
Herb, Vegetable and Tomato Pictures and Choices (PDF)
Herb & Vegetable Sale Order Form (PDF)
Plant pick-up is at the Backyards for Nature Fair.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847/985-2100.