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Fall Native Plant Sale
September 12, 2015 · Morven Park

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“There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrain of nature - the assurance that dawn comes after night and spring after winter.

- Rachel Carson


Natives: Beautiful Plants for You and Habitat for Wildlife
Scarlet Beebalm
Scarlet Beebalm, Monarda didyma (photo: S.A. Ferguson)
Fall is the best time to plant native perennials. Their root systems will have a stronger start and more vigorous growth than the perennials you plant in the spring.

Beautiful fall blooming flowers, shrubs, trees, vines and ferns will all be available at the semi-annual Native Plant Sale held at Morven Park. Nature By Design, Hill House Farm & Nursery and Watermark Woods will have a large selection of locally native plants for sale.

To see which plants each nursery carries or to place an order ahead of time, visit the nurseries’ websites and check out their plant lists. Please note that not all plants listed will be available at the sale so if you know what you'd like to buy ahead of time, just let them know and they'll bring them for you.

Plants can be purchased using cash, check or credit card.

More Good Things for Sale
Butterfly weed
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) with pollinator (photo: S.A. Ferguson)

These products and services will be available:

  • Tool sharpening by Sharp Blades (bring your garden tools)
  • For Monarchs and other butterflies: rearing cages; Field Guide to Butterflies of Loudoun County; How to Raise Monarch Butterflies; and other butterfly merchandise
  • The Native Plants for Northern Virginia guide
  • T-shirts and other Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy goodies
What to Learn More About Native Plants? Start Here.

Even if you don't know much about planting and growing native plants, the sale is a great place to start. All of the plants are carefully labelled with growing instructions, and volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions and provide advice. Information tables at the sale include:

  • Native Plant Help Desk
  • Audubon at Home program
  • Monarch waystations
  • How to attract birds to your yard
  • Loudoun County Master Gardeners
  • Virginia Master Naturalists (Banshee Reeks Chapter)
Spring Sale
Expert advisors wear yellow name badges (photo: S.A Ferguson)
Come Check It Out

Morven Park
17263 Southern Planter Lane
Leesburg, Virginia 20175

The sale will be held at the upper end of the big parking lot.

The food truck is back! Between 11am and 2pm enjoy freshly made fajitas and beverages for sale at the Good Grubbin' Food Truck.

Date and Time:
Saturday, September 12, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Spring Shoppers
Shoppers at the Spring 2015 sale.(photo: S.A. Ferguson)