Native Plant Weekend | Oct 5-6

Join us for our Native Plant Weekend event on Saturday, October 5th through Sunday, October 6th to raise awareness about native plants!

Come with a passion for learning about our regional native plants. We will have representatives from the Benton Soil & Water Conservation District, OregonFlora, Institute for Applied Ecology and other special guests here to happily share their knowledge and resources with you.

Our store will be bursting with new arrivals – seeds, bulbs, and more… stop in to be a part of this educational and fun weekend with us!


Saturday – October 5th

10am – 11am: Bob Hansen, Native Backyard Prairie Resource Table

11:30am – 1pm: Steve E. Carpenter, Ph.D., author of the book Wildflowers of Marys Peak Meadows – Book signing & local mushroom expert (Sign up for Mushroom Identification Class)

10am – 1pm: Benton Soil & Water Conservation District Resource Table


11am: Native Seed Collecting, Presenter: Jon Anderson, Jonny Native SeedRegister Here

1pm: Native Hedgerows for the Willamette Valley, Presenters: Donna Schmitz & Amy Bartow – Register Here

Sunday – October 6th

10:30am – 1pm: OregonFlora Resource Table

10:30am – 1pm: Institute for Applied Ecology Resource Table


11am: OregonFlora: Your Information Resource for Native Plants & More, Presenter: Linda Hardison – Register Here

1pm: Meet the Locals: Intro to Native Shrubs & Perennials Class, Presenter: Darren Morgan – Register Here