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September in Maryland: Native Plant Sales

A bunch of plant sales across the State!

shopping bag filled with native plants

So many options for acquiring native plants lie ahead. In addition to all of the locally owned, native plant nurseries, a number of limited time sales are coming up. These are excellent opportunities for finding straight species and local eco-type natives. These are the plants that have not been hybridized. In other words, these plants are the real deal!


Bona Terra DC (Anne Arundel County): Saturday, September 2nd

Bona Terra is holding a FREE seedling give away as part of their commitment to getting a million more native plants in the ground this year. You can get a free ticket to the giveaway by registering here for free. The nursery featuring local ecotypes will also be open! You can read more about Bona Terra nursery here.


Mountain Laurel Garden Club (Garrett County): Saturday, September 2nd

Mountain Laurel Garden Club Native Plant Sale

Native plants and a corn roast? Sounds good to me! While I have not been to this sale, it looks like a terrific resource.


Environmental Concern (Talbot County): September 8th and 9th

Environmental Concern Fall Native Plant Sale

With 50 perennial species including plugs as well as quarts and 1 to 3 gallon sizes of trees and shrubs, Environmental Concern's Fall Native Plant Sale would seem to have it all! You can view the plant sale list and pricing here.


Bona Terra DC (Anne Arundel County): Sunday, September 17th

Bona Terra is holding another FREE seedling give away as part of their commitment to getting a million native plants in the ground. You can get a free ticket to this giveaway by registering here for free. Their nursery featuring local ecotypes will also be open! You can read more about Bona Terra here.


Butterfly Alley (St. Mary's County): Friday, September 22nd

Fall sales start Friday, September 22nd at this seasonal roadside stand. Butterfly Alley sells plugs and recently added shrubs and trees. You can reserve plants by email too. To learn more about Butterfly Alley, please check out this post.


Fountain Rock Native Plant Sale (Frederick County): Saturday, September 23rd

Fountain Rock Native Plant Sale

Fountain Rock Nature Center is sponsoring this pre-order plant sale. Order plants starting September 1st for pick-up on September 23rd. Thirty types of quart and gallon sized perennials are available for pre-order. You can view the list here. Enter the sale starting September 1st here.


Chesapeake Natives (Prince Georges County): September 24th

Chesapeake Natives Open house Sale

Chesapeake Natives next Open House Plant Sale is scheduled for Sunday, September 24th. Chesapeake Natives specializes in locally grown ecotype plants - the very best natives!


Do you know of other plant sales? If so, please share in the comments below. All of these locations make for a fun outing -- plan a plant day!

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