Location: Freshwater Farms Reserve, 5851 Myrtle Ave., Eureka.
Come join the California Native Plant Society for its annual fall plant sale occurring at their volunteer -run nursery located at Freshwater Farms Reserve (5851 Myrtle Ave., Eureka), a North Coast Regional Land Trust property.
The sale will occur, by pre-appointment only, on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27. Per their county COVID-19 retail permit, they will be limiting attendance to 15 individuals per every 45 minutes.
Visit their website at https://northcoastcnps.org >Native Plant Sales to find all of the needed information, including a link to sign up for a time to come to their nursery as well as a list of all plants offered for sale by plant type with links to information about each plant variety.
Gardeners preparing for the fall planting season will find a wide-ranging selection of native plants available for a variety of garden types. They offer columbine, California fuchsias, flowering currant, monkeyflower and honeysuckle producing nectar for hummingbirds; yarrow, checkerbloom, asters and buckwheats for butterflies; strawberries, redwood sorrel and dune knotweed for ground cover; grasses to add form and year round interest and a wide variety of shade plants to provide flower and foliage color in those darker places of your garden. Remember, fall is the time to plant!
Completing their offering of plants will be five local native plant growers (Samara Restoration, Lost Foods, Mattole Restoration Council, Beresford’s Bulbs, and Brant’s Plants) providing additional varieties.
In addition to plants offered for sale, the chapter will have their t-shirts, designed by local artist Gary Bloomfield, available in multiple colors, 2 sizes of cloth totes and posters for purchase.
Experienced gardeners will be on hand to answer questions and help you make the best plant selections for your garden.
Due to limited on-site conductivity, checks or cash are the preferred method of payment. Credit cards will be accepted.
Please bring your own box to transport your plants home.
CNPS will be adhering to the guidelines of the County Health Department, as per their retail operations permit. Those attending the plant sale must do so as well.