Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Darke County Parks’ Native Plant Sale

Butterfly weed is only one of the many options available
this year that will attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your backyard.
The Darke County Parks Native Plant sale is back! The plant sale will be Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10am-3pm during Nature Day at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Pollinator plants are the focus of the plants available this year. Offerings include milkweeds, aster, bergamot, blazing star, and much more! Please consider planting milkweed to help provide habitat for the fragile monarch population.

Plants are available for pre-sale and/or purchase the day of, but pre-sale is the only way to guarantee getting the quantity and variety of plants desired. Pre-sale forms and payment must be turned in by March 31st, 2016. Pre-sale forms are available at the Nature Center office on State Route 502 West of Greenville or can be downloaded with the Spring Nature Notes from the park website at www.darkecountyparks.org.

For more information, call the Nature Center at (937)548-0165, or email info@darkecountyparks.org.

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