Reflection Riding Holds Spring Native Plant Sale This Weekend

Friday, April 20, 2018

Reflection Riding is holding its Spring Native Plant Sale selling the region's best selection of trees, shrubs, and perennials. 

Here is the schedule:

Friday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. - Public Sale

Saturday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. - Public Sale and Earth Day Festival. 

Native plants, grown for a variety of garden conditions, are beautiful, sustainable, and contribute to habitat conservation by creating biodiversity and an environment favorable to wildlife.

Experienced staff gardeners and other knowledgeable volunteers will be available to educate visitors about the importance of using native plants and how choosing the right plant can make less work for the gardener, support native wildlife and still look beautiful!

Saturday:

10-11 a.m. Chris Mahoney "Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers"

11 a.m.-12 p.m. Michael Green "Spring Wildflower Walk"

12:30-1:15 p.m. Native Plants and Water Quality

1:15-2:15 p.m. Chris Mahoney "Spring Planting for Hummingbirds"

2:15-3:15 p.m. Michael Green "Spring Wildflower Walk"

Saturday's sale culminates with the first Earth Day Festival.


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