2024 Native Plant Sale
SATURDAY, MAY 18th
8:00 am – 1:00 pm (or until sold out)
White Oak Township Community Building
202 N. Lincoln St.
ALL SALES WILL BE BY CASH OR CHECK ONLY
NOTE: This is an in-person sale. There will not be the option to pre-order plants.
- Available for sale will be a variety of central Illinois native plants that will provide blooms for the entire growing season. These plants will help support hummingbirds, bees, butterflies and more. View a tentative list of plants we hope to have available at this sale.
- Chapter members get a discount on all plants. Proceeds from the sale help fund our monthly educational programs and native planting projects. Join or renew online now to save time at the Plant Sale and enjoy the member discount. There will also be the option to join/renew the day of the sale using cash or check.
- View this 2023 Planning Guide to learn more about some the characteristics and habitat requirements of many of the plants we hope to have for sale. See below for some sample landscaping guides. A 2024 Planning Guide will be available soon.
QUESTIONS: Please email us at [email protected] if you have questions about the sale.
Proceeds from this sale help fund our monthly educational programs and native planting projects.
SAMPLE LANDSCAPING GUIDES
Illinois Native Plants for the Home Landscape (pdf) – Guide developed by the University of Illinois Extension that nicely summarizes various characteristics of Illinois native plants that can be used in the home landscape. Additional types of planting guides (for various site conditions) developed by the University of Illinois Extension and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant are also available.
Native Plant Gardens for the Small Yard – Download a PDF copy of this book developed by the Lehigh Gap Nature Center in Pennsylvania. Many of the native plants listed in this book are also found in Illinois. Note: To view this guide you will need to select the “download the book” button on the upper right-hand side of screen after opening the link.
Pollinator Garden: Native Plants for Attracting Pollinators (pdf) – Guide developed by the University of Illinois Extension that nicely summarizes some native plants and design ideas for use in a pollinator garden.
Pollinator Gardens Design Guide (pdf) – Guide developed by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service that contains useful information on designing native plant gardens for pollinators and also has sample garden designs for various site conditions.
Pollinator Pockets – Planting guides to support pollinators developed by the University of Illinois Extension. Scroll to the bottom of this linked page to view several design ideas that include native plants. Select “printable version of design” to view a clear image. Note: Wild Ones prefers the use of the straight native species over the use of cultivars of native species.
Selecting Plants for Pollinators-A Regional Guide for Farmers, Land Managers and Gardeners in the Prairie Parkland (pdf) – Guide developed by The Pollinator Partnership that encompasses central Illinois.