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!


EVENT SCHEDULE

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. Bring in mushroom samples and Steve will help you identify them!

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

FREE CLASSES:

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

FREE CLASSES:

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

Native pollinators prefer native plants, and one of the easiest and least expensive ways to improve pollinator habitat is to plant native wildflowers from seed and bulb.

Come see our exclusive selection!

Native seeds:
Common Yarrow
Common Fiddleneck (Amsinckia)
Red Columbine
Farewell to Spring (Clarkia)
Giant Blue-Eyed Mary (Collinsia)
Grand Collomia
Blue Thimble Flower (Gilia)
Varileaf Phacelia
Sea Blush (Plectritis)
Rose Checkermallow (Sidalcea)
Slender Cinquefoil (Potentilla)
Canada Goldenrod (Solidago)
Western Buttercup (Ranunculus)
Seed Mixes:
Burn Pile Mix
Butterfly Mix Short + Grass
Oak Woodland Mix
Pollinater Hedgerow Mix
Urban Meadow Mix
Willamette Valley Pollinator Mix
Native bulbs:
Narrowleaf Onion (A. amplectens)
Tapertip Onion (A. acuminatum)
Harvest Brodiaea (B. elegans)
Tolmie’s Pussy Ears (Calochortus)
Great Camas
Common Camas
Fork Toothed Ookow (Dichelostemma)
Henderson’s Shooting Star (Dodecatheon)
Giant Oregon Fawn Lily (Erythronium)
Tiger Lily (L. columbianum)
Hyacinth Brodiaea (Triteleia h.)