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Native Plant Sale

Saturday, September 18, 2021, 9:00am – 11:00am Save to Calendar

Purchase native plants to attract pollinators to your yard while helping support gardens and gardeners at the Wells Reserve.

Reservations

Not Required

Location

Laudholm Campus

This event is handicap accessible
Joe Pye Weed
Spotted Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium maculatum) & Monarch Butterfly at Pollinate New England/Native Plant Border— Garden at Wells Reserve at Laudholm (Photo Credit: Allan Amioka)

Native plants attract native insects and provide food for native birds.

At a time when development has fragmented habitats and interrupted migration corridors for native plants and animals that co-evolved over millennia, we can help create and restore beneficial environments for these essential inhabitants—and for us—in our home gardens.

  • At least 18 species of young plants grown from wild or wild-type seed.
  • Information on plant growing conditions, benefits to wildlife, and complementary species.
  • Proceeds benefit York County Master Gardener Volunteer programs and activities at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm.
  • Held rain or shine. 
  • Quantities limited.
  • The Wells Reserve operates in accordance with orders from the Governor of Maine and instructions from the Maine Center for Disease Control. Reserve leadership will monitor, evaluate, and adapt as needed to ensure all programs operate safely and effectively. 
  • Please have a mask on hand if you are not vaccinated and/or feel safer being masked in a group setting. 

York County Master Gardener Volunteers (UMaine Cooperative Extension) will be present to assist buyers.

More Information

Please email Allan Amioka or Ginger Laurits.

Plants for Sale

These plants are currently expected to be ready for sale:

  • Blue Lobelia
  • Blue Vervain
  • Bradbury’s Monarda
  • Blue Stem Goldenrod
  • Butterfly Milkweed
  • Foxglove Beardtongue
  • Heart-leaved Alexander
  • Hoary Vervain
  • New England Aster
  • New York Aster
  • Purple Coneflower
  • Red Cardinal Flower
  • Red Columbine
  • Rose/Swamp Milkweed
  • Smooth Blue Aster
  • Spotted Bee Balm
  • Spotted Joe-Pye Weed
  • Sundial Lupine
  • White Turtlehead
  • Bradbury's Monarda (Monarda bradburiana); Photo by Ginger Laurits


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